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Marathon Monday! Advice and Stories from Marathoners – Part 2

Marathon madness is in full swing at our house!  I spent most of the weekend preparing for and running the BIG 20 mile run that was on the schedule.  Here is a hint on how it went… I’ll have a full write up on the 20 mile run later this week, but today we have [...]

Marathon Monday! Advice and Stories From Marathoners- Part 1

The Chicago Marathon is less than a month away!  I ran 13 miles this past weekend and have 20 to run this weekend.  With all this training, I literally have marathon on the brain.  At this point, I’m not eating-- I’m “fueling.”  I’m not drinking water-- I’m “hydrating.”  And I don’t consider sitting down being [...]

Training Plan for Chicago Marathon 2012

Are you a planner? Do you use computer spreadsheets like my husband?                                                                                      The Ipad can do everything! Or do you still live in the “dark ages” like me and use paper lists? I can’t seem to get away from the paper.  Yes, I finally caved and got an iPhone and a Nook, but when it [...]

16 Mile Run—You’ve got this!

When did running get so complicated?  I used to just lace up my shoes, grab my ipod and head out the door.  Oh, those were the days…                                                                                     Look at all this stuff? Are you kidding me? On long runs, I carry some of this stuff with me.  I have a belt that holds water [...]

SoleMates – Help me Raise Money for Girls on the Run!

Here is my donation page.  Make donations here! I believe in teaching girls self confidence. I believe that girls need to know they are each awesome in their own way. I believe teaching girls to be strong means that one day when they are women they will have the strength to do something [...]