For the first time in my marathon training career (including the training I did for my first marathon in 2015), I did not finish a long run. I was supposed to do 20 miles today, and I quit at 12. I’ve been dreading this run all week. But to be candid, I dread all of… Continue reading 20-mile run (or the run that didn’t happen)
Guys, the Chicago marathon is only 165 days away!! Okay, yes, that’s 6 months, but seriously, I need all the time I can get to train for this thing! I put together a training plan that’s going to take 24 weeks. The first four weeks will be just getting back into training mode, since my running… Continue reading Marathon training begins!
Guys, it’s official! My registration for the Chicago Marathon is complete! I guaranteed an entry by signing up with a charity group. I chose Imerman Angels, a group that provides one-on-one support for cancer victims and their families. Going through Kayla’s cancer was horrible, but we had a lot of support from family and friends.… Continue reading Chicago Marathon – I’m in!