What Makes a Good Race?

Aid Station at Chicago MarathonFor me, running isn’t just for health... it’s a way for friends to get together, a way to explore new cities, and a way to test my limits.  I’ve run many races in distances ranging from the 5K to the marathon.  I’ve loved some races, and hated others.  As I plan… Continue reading What Makes a Good Race?

Races, Reviews

Chicago Marathon: What to do race weekend

What should I do before and after the Chicago Marathon? Chicago is a great city, with so much to offer!  As you may know, I was born and raised in Chicago.  I love going back to my hometown to run the Chicago Marathon.  With so much to do, how do you decide? Before the Chicago… Continue reading Chicago Marathon: What to do race weekend

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Chicago Marathon Review: Before the Race

Chicago Marathon Review 2017 Part 1 Here is a quick rundown of my Chicago Marathon race experience... 1. Expo: we stayed downtown, so we were close to the shuttles taking runners to the expo.  They were free and efficient.  We didn't have to wait more than 5 minutes getting there or coming back.  It was… Continue reading Chicago Marathon Review: Before the Race

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Chicago Marathon Experience

Chicago Marathon Mile-by-Mile Race Recap I'm ready to pour my heart out over the amazingness that is the Chicago Marathon.  This review focuses on the marathon itself.  For information about the expo and travel to the starting line, check out Chicago Marathon Review Part 1! Being a Florida runner, I was hoping for a nice cool… Continue reading Chicago Marathon Experience