Girls on the Run 5K

Buried in the huge stack of flyers and catalogs that come in the mail daily, I actually got something pretty cool the other day.  A “thank you” box for running the Chicago Marathon as a SoleMate.  The box had a very thoughtful note, a super cute Girls on the Run visor and a warm fleece blanket.                           [...]

By | 2017-08-15T14:04:34-04:00 December 10th, 2012|Asheville / WNC Living, Charity Work, Fitness, Fun, Races|3 Comments

Chicago Marathon 2012 Race Recap

It’s just a couple of days after the Chicago Marathon and it almost doesn’t seem real.  I’ve probably said a dozen times already… I can’t believe it’s over!  My stiff legs, unpacked luggage, and super cool medal are good reminders of the amazing adventure though.   It’s a day I will never forget! It all starts [...]

Chicago Marathon – I did it!

Today I ran the Chicago Marathon and became a "Marathoner."  The day has been one giant blur of crazy emotions from fear, elation, pure joy and just a little disappointment.  I laughed and cried and did something I once thought was impossible.  It was worth every step... even the super painful ones near the end. [...]

Chicago Marathon– It’s On! {Expo & Touring Chicago}

Hello from windy & cold Chicago! We've had a fun couple of days getting ready for the big event tomorrow. We arrived Friday morning before sunrise.  The early direct flight from the Asheville airport is awesome and makes this such a quick trip.  I highly recommend it.              Well, hello tall buildings! After we landed in Chicago, [...]