My Days in San Juan, PR
I have been traveling to San Juan, PR since around 2001 or so for work. I came this week and one of the women complimented me on my weight loss and asked me what I was doing. She unfortunately has a long commute every day and I do not, I am luck... Read more
Busy Days Coming
Usually my travel really slows down around the holidays for work, but this year it is still pretty busy. This week I am in San Juan, PR. Next week I am in Denver, CO for a meeting and then possibly Baltimore, MD - still awaiting confirmation fro... Read more
75 Thoughts Every Runner has while Out for a Run
Erin Chack BuzzFeed Staff
1. What a beautiful day for a run!
2. This sucks.
3. Well, five miles is only two and half miles each way, which is basically two miles each way, so Iím really only running four miles. Thatís not too far.
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Turkey Trot Pictures
Well, here are the pictures from the Turkey Trot. These are the before pictures. It was chilly out, so we were able to hang out in the high school gym until about 8 minues before race time.
Turkey Trot 5k!
Well, it has been a chilly November in Chicago and Thanksgiving Day was no exception. It was about 22 degrees at race time. Luckily we were able to hang out in the high school gym until about 8 minutes before race time. Molly and Audrey were ver... Read more
Well, we had a little warm-up over the weekend. I went to the gym on Saturday and got a long walk in on the treadmill and some strength training and yesterday took advantage of the warmer temperatures and went for a run outside! It was in the hi... Read more
Post Half Marathon Plans
The Half Marathon is over, now what? Well I do have the Turkey Trot 5k on Thanksgiving morning with my 12 year old great-niece. This will be her first 5k but she did run cross country this Fall in middle school. I also signed up for the Chicago ... Read more
Half Marathon Results!
It was a little bit of a chilly start this morning at 7am. But we were lucky, our running group at access to City Hall to get together ahead of time to get our stuff together, meet up and take pictures. Indoor bathrooms a plus! We headed over to... Read more
Countdown to the Half Marathon
I'm sure you will all be glad when it's over and I'll be done blogging about this half marathon. But it is now less than 2 days away! Weather will be dry but cool - low 40s/high 30's at the start. I am as ready as I'm going to be. Our training p... Read more
Tapering for the Half Marathon
Missed my blog last Saturday. A week ago Saturday we ran 10 miles. Then on Sunday I traveled to Baltimore for work. It was our client conference - breakfast meetings, sessions, lunch meetings, sessions, dinner meetings, cocktails - you get the p... Read more
12 Miles Done!
Well this morning was our 12 mile run. Our longest run before the half marathon and now we begin to taper. It was a little warmer than the last 2 Saturday runs, but a little windier. On our way out we went in a different direction which include... Read more
A Few of my Favorite Things...
I was going to call this blog my favorite running gear. Then I started writing it and ending up talking about more than gear, so this is really about my favorite running/workout resources:
Well, running really starts with a great pair of sh... Read more
11 Mile Run - Done!
A cool morning - 37 degrees but sunny once the sun came up for our run today. It was a small group for our 11 min/mile pace group - just 5 of us today. But we did great! Finished in just a little over 2 hours averaging around 11 minutes per mile... Read more
10 Mile Run!
Well, Saturday was a little chilly for our run. 37 degrees, a little rainy and a yes a few snow flakes. I was trying to be prepared, really I was! The night before I was looking for my energy things that I bought earlier in the week and told eve... Read more
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