marathon training

Chicago Marathon Training – Week 7

I have delayed this post because the last week or so has been super stressful.  I knew I was expecting a huge life change for me and I had to factor in the impact to training. Marathon training is very demanding and I’ve needed to make some life decisions as to where that falls on […]

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Chicago Marathon Training Recap – Week 6

Hello, 40+ mileage week!  I’d forgotten how tiring you are.  It’s been hot as hell here, so it’s been a pretty dull treadmill-based week.  I finished up Season 1 of Glow (soooo good) and also got through Season 1 of College Friends (also amusing) so at least I’m putting my Netflix to good use. This […]

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Chicago Marathon Training Recap – Week 5

Where the hell did June go?  I think it may have melted in the last heat wave. This summer has been kind of brutal….I’ve been logging some serious treadmiles because I’m a pretty big baby when it comes to humidity.  On the upside, I’ve been able to start watching that new Netflix series Glow, which […]

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Chicago Marathon Training Recap – Week 4

This was the first week that I feel that I’m finally dialed into “training mode.”  The last two years, I started out training cycles with a sugar detox or Whole30 to get myself in that disciplined mindset.  I didn’t do that this year and I definitely feel that it was a bit of a struggle […]

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