Recovering from a marathon is just as important as training for one. It can take weeks for your body to fully recover from the strain of running that 26.2 miles. Of course by the next day, I was wondering when I’d be able to run again. After coming off of months of training and completing… Continue reading Zero Week
Running can be tricky. Sure, how hard can it really be? Lace up your shoes, put one foot in front of the other and go. You can do everything right and some days you just don’t have it. Other days you feel on top of the world. I would have to say that this year’s… Continue reading Chicago Marathon 2014 Recap
Happy marathon week my friends! I’m so excited the day is almost here! After months of training & hundreds of miles logged, nothing is throwing me off my game this week. I feel ready to take on Chicago. The most important thing I need to focus on this week is getting rest and making sure… Continue reading Butternut Squash and Maple Apple Soup
Happy Friday!! I’m home from work today with Madelyn because she’s showing signs of some sort of not so great illness. Normally, I’d let her go to daycare with common cold symptoms, but with everything going around these days, I decided to keep her home from daycare and make a doctor appointment.
On Saturday, I completed my last double digit run before the Chicago Marathon. My training schedule had me running 12 miles. Instead, I headed down to Chicago with my mom and two of her friends to participate in the Chicago Women Rock 1/2 marathon, making it my 7th half marathon.