Hey, did you miss me? How do you like the NEW ChicagoNow? I've written a few draft posts that I never published in the past two weeks. They were about my recent lack of motivation to continue training. It was a funk I couldn't seem to shake. I felt like I was just doing the … Continue reading Motivating weekend at performance camp.
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!
I figured hat by the age of 29 I had a good handle on how to ride a bike. But hey, I've been wrong before.I got a text message from Dave "Pace of Chicago/The Walking Dead" Wallach on Thursday asking if I had taken a ride outside yet...Ummm No.... I picked up the shiny new … Continue reading A BIG endurance weekend
A few weeks ago I got an email from CamelBak asking if I wanted to try out they're new CamelBak Groove water bottle. I love CamelBak! I've written about them before while I was researching ways to keep hydrated on long runs. I even ran the marathon with a Fairfax on my back, so needless … Continue reading NEW CamelBak Groove Giveaway!!!
I went to the Chicago Bike Swap on Saturday in hopes of finding a great deal on a road bike for Mooseman. Unfourtuantely I didn't find one but I did learn a LOT about cycling and cycling gear.I met up with Dave Wallach (Pace of Chicago) who offered up some great advice. Outside of discussing … Continue reading Figs, Stones, Nuts… Yep, we’re talking about Balls.
Ooh it's only the 4th and this New Years Resolution is killing me... It's not really the "Clean" aspect as a whole, it's the no caffeine! I had a pounding headache all day yesterday. I thought my swim was going to help but I was wrong. As far as swimming goes I had a swim … Continue reading 5 months to go!
Yesterday's race was amazing. I'll have videos up in a few days hopefully, but for now here is a recap of my race.We crossed the start line around 8am. Adam took off in hopes of hitting his sub 4:00 time. My plan had been to run between 11 and 12 min miles, and depending how … Continue reading A short Marathon recap.
It's late... 11:15 Saturday night. The Chicago Marathon is just hours away. I was hoping to be asleep by now, but it didn't happen.It was a busy day... We started at the Expo for packet pick up around 9:30 and left at 11:30. We did lunch downtown and then home. Adam and I did a … Continue reading BRING IT!
The excitement is getting to me. The Chicago Marathon is just days away and I can't wait! Im constantly seeing other runners on Facebook and Twitter getting hyped up too! Tonight will be my last run before the big dance. I'm going to head to Niketown on Michigan Ave for the Marathon Champions Rally and … Continue reading Can you feel it? CM10 is right around the corner!