#runner 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.

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.

5 Tips for Beginner Runners

Do you want to be a runner? Or you want to stay in shape this summer? Don’t know where to start? Do not be intimidated! There have been periods of time in my life where I had to start from the beginning. One mile felt awful. I never thought I would ever consider myself a runner who actually ENJOYED running, but all it takes is hard work, self love and PATIENCE.

I’m no expert, but I feel like I have some tricks of the trade that can help. Here are 5 tips that worked for me: