Monthly Archives: July 2014

Baking for my charity

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you probably know I’m running the 2014 Chicago Marathon for Run4ALS, which supports the Les Turner ALS Foundation.  I started fundraising back in March when I first registered for the race. … Continue reading

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Gross Smelling Workout Clothes

It’s that time again.  The time when I start to disgust myself and eventually the people around me, I assume.  My workout clothes reek.  Yes, when they’re clean and before I work out.  Not cool walking around smelling like a … Continue reading

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Christmas in July 5K Race Recap

I was lucky to be offered a free entry to the Christmas in July Races in return for promoting the race on my blog and social media.  I jumped at the opportunity because the race site is about 2 miles … Continue reading

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Recap: Waterfall Glen 10 Mile Xtreme 2014

Early Sunday morning I woke up, threw on my running garb, grabbed my usual pre-run breakfast and headed out the door.  I wanted to get to the race site with plenty of time to park (in my preferred spot), find … Continue reading

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Winner: Christmas in July Races Giveaway

Thanks to everyone who commented and “liked” my Facebook page.  I have a winner.   Congratulations Violet!  You win a free entry to the 5K/10K or $65 off one of the ultra events.  Please respond to my email and I’ll … Continue reading

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Finding a Protein Powder

A little over a month ago I decided that I wanted to begin adding more protein into my diet. I read that higher protein diets help you to stay more satiated throughout the day and helps aid muscle recovery. Since I have … Continue reading

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Christmas in July Races?!

Yes, you heard me, Christmas in July Races at Lisle Community Park in Lisle, Illinois. I have been hearing about this race for a while now since my friend, now running coach, has been training for the 24 hour race. … Continue reading

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