chicago marathon, Training Recap

Chicago Marathon Training – Week 8

I had a lot to think about this week with regards to prioritizing how much of my mental and physical energy I need to put into marathon training.  I feel like the four hour completion time was an “all in” goal for me. It was achievable, but would require maximum effort.  And, if I’m really […]

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chicago marathon, Race Recap

Chicago Marathon Race Recap

Last year, when I ran my first marathon, my pre-race excitement and anxiety started early in the week.  This year, the week going up to the marathon I was remarkably calm. Perhaps it was just all the carbs making me sleepy?  Excitement finally started to kick in on Friday as I headed out to Chicago. […]

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