Category Archives: Chicago Marathon training

Chicago Marathon Training Recap

Wow.  It’s that time of the training cycle again already.  Time to look back on the training, reflect and do a recap, in order to remind myself just how prepared I am for the race (and to keep track of things … Continue reading

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Marathon Race Strategy: No F-Bombs

I admit it.  I checked the Boston Entry list again this morning. 🙂 Just to make sure I didn’t dream the whole thing up and that I really AM running in the Boston Marathon in April.  And my name was … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training, Week #14 recap

Chicago Marathon Training, Week 14 recap Miles run: 44.5 Pilates: 3 times Core: 3 times The details: M: 7 miles (8:03 w/ 4 miles faster 7:46, 7:33, 7:24, 7:19) T: 8 miles (8:42) W: rest Th: 8 miles (w/ 10 … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training, Week #13 recap

Chicago Marathon Training, Week #13 Recap Got through peak training week.  And still feeling really good about where I’m at – physically and mentally – for Chicago.  So now it’s taper time! Summary: Miles run: 61.9 Miles biked: zero (no … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training, Week #12 recap

I feel really good about training this week.  Mileage was back up there and I hit all my paces on the quality workouts (and was smart about making the miles slow during recovery miles).  I am SO excited for the … Continue reading

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The Most Brilliant Combination Ever

I hate to be one of those people that tweet and blog about food that they eat.  But I need to do it here.  Because I just ate the most delicious, brilliant thing that has ever existed.   Those aren’t … Continue reading

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