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My Days in San Juan, PR

Friday, December 05, 2014      13 comments

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

Wednesday, December 03, 2014      14 comments

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

Sunday, November 30, 2014      9 comments

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. ... Read more

Turkey Trot Pictures

Sunday, November 30, 2014      12 comments

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. Read more

Turkey Trot 5k!

Friday, November 28, 2014      13 comments

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

Snowy Monday

Monday, November 24, 2014      13 comments

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

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      18 comments

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!

Sunday, November 09, 2014      20 comments

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

Friday, November 07, 2014      15 comments

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

Sunday, November 02, 2014      9 comments

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!

Saturday, October 18, 2014      12 comments

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...

Monday, October 13, 2014      12 comments

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!

Saturday, October 11, 2014      11 comments

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!

Sunday, October 05, 2014      9 comments

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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