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Rookie Mistake: The S in LSR means just that

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      11 comments

Yesterday I was dragging my feet all day, then it hit me why- my 8 mile run the day before went great, but my body was demanding to recover. Always listen to what your body is telling you. Yesterday I professed this my year to work on spee... Read more

Race Picks and Goals for 2015

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      9 comments

This is my third season of running races. Last year I ran 4 HMs, and 14 races total, mostly 5 and 10Ks. This year, I am going to do my first 10 Miler (hard to find in this area), 5 HMs, 5 10Ks. I am excited about 10M! I could not find an ade... Read more

Running from Dementia (article)

Wednesday, December 17, 2014      9 comments

Alzheimer's runs in my family. I care for my mother, in her 5th year after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. My aunt and my great grandmother too. I am running from dementia. It has been studied that vigorous exercise can reduce ... Read more

Pumpkin Plod and Turkey day success

Friday, November 28, 2014      4 comments

It was a beautiful, relaxing, hectic, fun day. I started out running the Pumpkin Plod 10K, in its 39th year, with my DIL! We both did incredibly well. She ran it in 49:48 and only had to wait 20 minutes for me to finish! Read more

Hero HM Oct 19

Friday, October 31, 2014      5 comments

No cape or super heroes for me, although there were many runners adding to the fun. My heroes are the ones who serve our country. I was dressed in fatigues! Thank you, A... Read more

Chicago HM Race Report

Monday, September 08, 2014      12 comments

The Chicago HM did not disappoint in any way. It was a fabulous race for me, since it is my largest one yet. I ran the 26.2 Challenge when I entered two of the three rac... Read more

Rave Run at Sabino Canyon

Monday, August 25, 2014      5 comments

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Best Turkey Burgers EVER (recipe)

Saturday, June 14, 2014      3 comments

I do not make elaborate meals anymore. I used to love to entertain, and when I did I choice healthy fare. This is a tried and true recipe that is in high demand whenever I do entertain. I am making them for the first time this season for Fath... Read more

Rotary Rad Run Race Report (and Family Fun) 5K and 10K

Wednesday, June 11, 2014      10 comments

I love the small and personal races since I come away with the feeling of accomplishment as well as memories of the moment shared with those I love. My DH is a Rotarian, and this race is a big fundraiser for their causes. Last year, this... Read more

Chicago Spring Half Marathon 'beautiful day' Race Report

Saturday, May 24, 2014      20 comments

I love pictures to tell the story. Feel free to view the pics and skip the long blog. I had an easy time getting to East Lakeshore Park, which is a new lifestyle center close to the Yacht Club and Navy Pier by Lake Michigan. When you are... Read more

Inspiring story of a 101 YO man who will run his last marathon

Saturday, May 03, 2014      7 comments
-Old-Marathon-Runner.html "Running keeps me alive, It is like asking, 'Why not stop breathi... Read more

Race Report: Spring Fling Ramp Run 5K

Monday, April 21, 2014      18 comments

Wow did this race sneak up on me. I was not even thinking about the race until sparkers started posting supportive comments on my page! This was my third race of the... Read more

Intro to ChiRunning injury-free mechanics

Thursday, April 10, 2014      12 comments

I am so turned on to ChiRunning. What is it? First, I read an article about ChiRunning in Runners World.
ning-tips/find-your-chi-ru I sent it to a friend who is alw... Read more

Asheville HM Race Report - My first and most memorable

Saturday, March 22, 2014      19 comments

The Biltmore is a perfect backdrop for a race for a Marathon or Half Marathon since a visitor really gets to view the spectacular scenic, rolling hills as they were meant t... Read more

The Race Simulator (for HM) according to Matt Fitzgerald, my personal experience

Friday, March 07, 2014      11 comments

The rules: Matt Fitzgerald’s Book on how to avoid “hitting the wall,” fueling the runner’s body, and key training tools, is the bible guiding me on my journey to a great half marathon experience and doing it right. He recommends a race simulat... Read more

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