Tag Archives: Chicago Marathon

2XU Elite MCS Compression Tights Review and Discount

Disclaimer: I received a pair of 2XU Elite MCS Compression tights thanks to Bibrave‘s BibRavePro ambassadorship. You can learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro & check out BibRave.com to find, review and write race reviews! Over the last few years, there has been a huge growth in popularity … Continue reading

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The Upside of A Disappointing Finish

I ran the Chicago Marathon on Sunday. The first 16 miles were absolutely incredible. Everything was clicking, it felt easy, I was present in the moment. When I felt my thoughts drifting ahead to the finish, imagining what it was … Continue reading

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9 Reasons I’m Grateful to be Injured

Runners HATE being injured and I am no exception. I’m a creature of habit who loves working towards goals and am usually willing to do anything to achieve them. Being injured messes with that routine and, quite frankly, pisses me off. With … Continue reading

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Which Marathon Training Plan is Right for Me? Part 1 of 4- From Hal Higdon to a Personal Coach

Training for a marathon is a huge commitment, not only for the runner, but for the friends and loved ones of the runner as well.  With so many different training plans available, how do you decide which one to follow? In … Continue reading

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To Defer, or Not To Defer…

Why am I so tired?  Last fall, I was diagnosed with Mechanical Hemolytic Anemia, an uncommon type of anemia in which red blood cells are destroyed before their typical lifetime is reached. Red blood cells in good physical shape should live for around … Continue reading

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