marathon training Posts

2018 Chicago Marathon Reflections

The 2018 Chicago marathon weekend was everything I wanted it to be and more.

Chicago Marathon Training Part VII: Taper Time & Reflection

“The hay is in the barn”, as they say.

September Intentions

 

And just like that, summer is over. While it was a hot and humid season, and I’m not necessarily sad summer is over, change is always hard for me. BUT, fall is my favorite season and Tommy and I have so many fun and exciting plans. For starters…WE ARE ENGAGED! Tommy proposed to me on September 1st in Maine, which was a complete surprise to me. While I want to revel in this special time, I have a tendency to get anxious about planning, and future, and finances. SO, my original September intentions would have looked much different, but now given our huge, exciting news, I need to prioritze. With that, here are my intentions for September:

Chicago Marathon Training Pt VI & Things I’ve Learned While Training for my Second Marathon

 

Less than six weeks to go in my Part VI review of my Chicago Marathon Training! I am reaching the APEX of my training, hitting 19 on Saturday, scaling back this weekend, and I’ll be back at it for the big 2-0. *GULP*

Chicago Marathon Training Part V

 

I looked at a calendar and realized that the 2018 Chicago Marathon is less than 10 weeks away! That means I have 10 (or less!) long runs to go. I have to say, this weather is brutal. I’ve always had trouble in the heat and humidity, so I guess I’ve come a longer way than I realize, but training and heat combined are starting to get old.