Wow, I haven't posted in a while. Life has been pretty hectic lately. I haven't had Internet at home for a bit because I moved from the loop to "lovely" Des Plaines. It's been a big change over the last few days. The biggest change has been in my commute. I was just a mile … Continue reading Holy Crap It’s Race Week!!!!
What a long and busy weekend! Saturday I went to Cog Hill to watch the BMW Championship with my Dad, cousin and a friend. We had a good time, it was a shortened match to NBC could broadcast the Michigan/Notre Dame game. We saw Tiger shank balls all over the course, which was cool. After … Continue reading Bring on October!!!
Temperature-wise, I think hell was a little cooler today. But as far as the population goes I think there were just as many ass-holes. I guess it served me right for running north along the lake path through the crowd of Air & Water Show-goers towing coolers, grills and enough camping supplies to leave home … Continue reading The run from hell!
The 70* temperature seemed perfect and the sun wasn't blaring down like it had been on my last few runs. I loaded up my camelbak gave Sammy something cold to chew on and headed out from my run.Right off the bat my legs felt a little stiff, but not painful. It was pretty slow going … Continue reading Not so nice and easy.
Today starts week 2 of marathon training. I ran my scheduled 8 miles this morning and it was a complete 180 from the 4 miles I did on Thursday. My left leg was a little sore still, but it seemed to go away after the 1st mile.I hit the 5 mile mark at just over … Continue reading Bring on week 2!
My first week of marathon training is complete! It wasn't a hard week at all. My longest run was only 4 miles, but they were the most difficult for miles I've had in a long time. My shins were killing me! I'm not sure why either. I've been running pain free for a while, but … Continue reading Ouch my legs!