Category Archives: Races

WINNER: Christmas in July Races 2015 Giveaway

Thanks to everyone who commented and/or “liked” my Facebook page.  I have a winner.   Congratulations Ellen!  You win a free entry to the 5K/10K or $75 off one of the ultra events.  Please respond to my email and I’ll get … Continue reading

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Upcoming Races

Last year was my year of PRs.  I PR-ed in every distance (5K, 10K, 10 mile, 13.1 & 26.2) I ran.  This year I’m not so sure I can keep up.  I have already told myself I will not sign … Continue reading

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Esprit de She Naperville Triathlon Race Recap

 The forecast predicted rain for the entire day on Saturday.  Usually I freak out about racing in the rain and it never ends up happening, so this time I wasn’t at all anxious about it.  I think I truly believed … Continue reading

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Christmas in July Races 2015 Giveaway!!

This year I will be running the Christmas in July Races at Lisle Community Park in Lisle, Illinois. I’m not sure if I’m going to run the 5K and defend my 3rd place (woman overall) award or if I will do the 10K.  If … Continue reading

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A few things

1.  Ugh, I gained about 4 extra pounds during the few months I was struggling with depression and anxiety.  It was a combination of not really caring about what and how much I put into my body.  I enjoyed way … Continue reading

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Big Sur Marathon 2015 Race Recap

A month ago, yes a month ago, I went to California with some of my best running friends to run the Big Sur Marathon. Physically, it was the most difficult run I’ve ever done.  But the views and the company … Continue reading

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Naperville Half Marathon Race Recap

Last Sunday I was lucky to run the Naperville Half Marathon. Running any race is a blessing as far as I’m concerned. Each race is its own magical experience that teaches me or reaffirms something amazing about myself. I learned … Continue reading

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