SparkPeople ! We Are Running the Chicago Marathon! Team Messageboard This team is for all the past and present Chicago Marathoners! Share your tips, talk about training woes and victories and network for support leading up to race day! SparkPeople ! We Are Running the Chicago Marathon! Team Messageboard Chicago Marathon training week #7 Hard to believe it's already week 7 of marathon training. The weekly mileage is increasing as the mid-week runs and weekend distance runs get longer. This Saturday is a 12 miler. The weather forecast is looking promising for a good run. <BR> <BR> I hope everyone else running Chicago is doing well with their training. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:33:22 EST Training for 2013 Chicago Marathon begins The Summer Marathon Training program hosted by the Chicago Area Runners Association kicks off this coming weekend with the first long run. I've signed up for this years training and will be running with the Schaumburg group in Busse Woods Forest Preserve. The first run is a 6 miler. <BR> I'm looking forward to a great summer of training. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 17:39:17 EST CONGRATS EVERYONE!!! Just wanted to say congrats to everyone on their finish. It was such a great race day - hoping you all had similar great experiences! <BR> <BR> Sorry I didn't get to see anyone on race day, but perhaps there will be another meet-up in the future to swap tales. <BR> <BR> Having fun working my way through all your race reports! <BR> <BR> Cheers!! <BR> <BR> Jenn Mon, 15 Oct 2012 15:24:11 EST Plans at Chicago Hey Everyone i was just wondering what everyone plans where after the race? I'm planning on going out for a beer or two afterward and was wondering if anyone would like to join me at all? Thu, 3 May 2012 11:24:40 EST Food Diary What did you eat today? <BR> <BR> Give us the deets here. Post pics in Team Photos (to the right). Wed, 8 Feb 2012 21:48:33 EST Today's Run I'm still this brilliant thread idea from the SP Marathoner team. Check in here to report your day's running activity, or if you did XT, strength training, or rested, check in, too. <BR> <BR> Here's where we go to stay accountable. Sun, 5 Feb 2012 13:26:25 EST Room/ Housing Share Looking for someone to split a hotel with? <BR> Live in the city and have space for marathoners to crash? <BR> Know of any particularly good deals people can snag for lodging? <BR> Post it here! Sun, 5 Feb 2012 11:10:18 EST Regional Area Ride Share to Race Day This thread is for people in the surrounding towns and states who are looking to find people to carpool or travel with to the marathon in October. Post if you're looking for a ride, if you have spots in your car and are looking for people to to split gas with, etc. Do you know of a cheap and reliable way to get to the city that you want to share with others? Sun, 5 Feb 2012 11:09:16 EST Nutrition for Endurance Athletes Here we can post tips, ask questions about nutrition related to marathon training and how to maximize energy nutritionally for endurance sports. Feel free to discuss on training for endurance and how you navigate that if you also have weight loss goals, etc. Sun, 5 Feb 2012 11:03:47 EST Goals for Chicago Do you have a goal in mind for Chicago this year? Whether it's a PR you're shooting for, a goal for training or anything else, feel free to share it here. Let us know how others can help! Sun, 5 Feb 2012 10:58:26 EST Training Tips Post your tips for training here. Have you run Chicago before? Any advice for new runners to this marathon? This thread is a good place to ask questions and seek advice, too! Sun, 5 Feb 2012 10:56:07 EST Roll Call! Introduce yourself! <BR> <BR> Who are you? Where are you from? Is this your first marathon? First Chicago? Chicago #....? <BR> Goals for race day? for training? <BR> Sun, 5 Feb 2012 10:52:09 EST