Category Archives: running

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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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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A little report. It’s been a while.

Okay, okay I am still here.  It’s been an embarrassingly long time since I have posted (almost 2 months!).  If you “like” my Facebook page you know that I am around and keeping active.   Today jury duty has forced me … Continue reading

Posted in About me, Exercising, marathon training, running, Swimming, Triathlon, yoga | 3 Comments

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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What if?

I would be lying if I didn’t admit that I am disappointed that I didn’t run a sub 4 at the Chicago marathon. I have been playing the “what ifs” ever since and it’s driving me crazy. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon 2014 Race Recap

Running the Chicago Marathon this weekend was a huge success for me. Not only did I PR this race big time (by more than 21 minutes), but I PR-ed my way through my entire marathon training cycle (5K, 10K, 10 … Continue reading

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Fox Valley Final 20 Race Recap

A while back I signed up for the Fox Valley Marathon flex option.  This allowed me to wait until packet pick-up to decide which race distance I would run (13.1, 20 or 26.2).  My intention was to have this race … Continue reading

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