Category Archives: Marathon

Chicago Marathon Race Recap – Part 2

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Chicago Marathon Race Recap – Part 1

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Chicago bound and my final race weight recap!

It’s time. It’s Chicago Marathon time! In only a few hours I will be on board a plane to Chicago for the largest marathon I will probably ever run. I am pretty excited about running this huge race. I mean, its … Continue reading

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Taper Tantrums

Stiffness, soreness, aches and pains… and of course – panic attacks. I am in half taper mode right now. And what I mean by half taper is that my longest training run was last week but I still have 3 … Continue reading

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Long runs, recaps, life changes

You may have noticed its been a while since I’ve last posted. Its not like I have been taking any extreme blogging breaks, but my posts have been less frequent. I am hoping that this will change soon and I will … Continue reading

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Nerves: What am I capable of?

I feel nervous. I feel a little anxious. How far can I really push myself? That little nagging, “Should I or shouldn’t I,” voice just won’t leave me alone and it’s decision time. Should I run the Run With Scissors … Continue reading

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Eighteen miles of pure joy – Who knew?

I was super nervous for my 18 mile benchmark run this past Saturday. I mean, why wouldn’t I be? It’s 18 friggin miles! Thats a really long run. The NEO Fit coaches like to remind the group that this is also … Continue reading

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