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Never Stop Chasing Those “Crazy” Dreams – The 2018 Chicago Marathon

Never Stop Chasing Those “Crazy” Dreams – The 2018 Chicago Marathon

Never stop chasing those crazy dreams. That’s the phrase that continues to resonate with me as I think about what happened on October 7th 2018. This continues to be a theme in my reflection on marathons and the training cycles that go with them, but each one is so unique and different. This year, I finally had the chance to engrave my finish time on the back of my medal. 3:37:05. That time will be forever ingrained in my memory….

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6 months later and I didn’t PR…The Wallis Sands Half Marathon

6 months later and I didn’t PR…The Wallis Sands Half Marathon

It took me a while to write this post, and a little over two weeks later here we are. It’s time to recap on the Wallis Sands Half Marathon this year. I spend a lot of time reflecting back on races. It’s always incredible to think back to all of the tempo runs, the early mornings, and the Saturday mornings spent prepping for a long run ahead.  And when you cross that finish line with a new personal record, well, that’s…

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Today, I ran a mile.

Today, I ran a mile.

Up until now, I have captured my experiences with half and full marathons through this blog. I have shared many of the challenges and successes throughout my running journey, but I think it’s time to start showing more than I have before now. I came to this realization on November 18th after completing what might be my favorite running loop, the 7-mile loop full of scenery and waterfront views. I came back from my run feeling defeated. My ankle was…

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