Chicago Marathon Disaster

Update 2/20/13: The team at is working like mad to get everything straightened out. Last night I received an email apologizing for the mixup, confirming my registration and acknowledging the double billing. By this morning I got another email authorizing the refund, which should be processed by my bank in a few days. However … Continue reading Chicago Marathon Disaster

Take care of yourself AFTER the Marathon

I have a lot of friends who will be toeing the line at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday. The weather should be perfect! I'm a little jealous and a little sad I'm not running this year. By this point, everyone running Sunday should know what they need to do inorder to have a successful … Continue reading Take care of yourself AFTER the Marathon

Shamrock Shuffle: a disappointing PR

The last few years the Shamrock Shuffle 8K has been my first race of the year. It marks the unofficial start of the running season in Chicago, so it seems fitting. I like running it because each year I PR which makes me feel good about the training I've done in the off season. I … Continue reading Shamrock Shuffle: a disappointing PR

Shamrock Shuffle and Team CPD!

The Shamrock Shuffle is just a few days away. I'm excited for two reason, one it's my first race this season and the second reason is because I chose to run for a great cause.  After reading Pace of Chicago's great article about about Team CPD, I was inspired to join the team and help … Continue reading Shamrock Shuffle and Team CPD!