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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 Read more…

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Aaptive Review- The Runner’s Perspective I’m a planner, but not so much of a doer.  I love to plan out intricate workouts…warm up for 1 mile, two 200 meter repeats, 3 400 meter repeats, then back to 200 meters, two Read more…

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Funny Marathon Race Signs How do you cheer on your marathon running friend? With funny marathon race signs of course! Here are some of the best marathon race sign slogans I’ve seen… Run like you stole something Worst parade ever Read more…

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  For 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 Read more…

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I’m not sure I could live without these running favorites.  Bonus, you can buy them without having to leave your house! Top 7 Amazon Products for Runners Here are some of my favorite running products on Amazon and why you Read more…

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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 Read more…