I got an email the other day asking about stoller friendly races. Well, here is a list of my favorites, click on the name of the race to register or for more info! Bunny Rock 5K and Egg Hunt, Chicago - April 7th This race is sure to bring lots of excitement and entertainment with … Continue reading Stroller friendly races & runs
Coach Jen sent me an article from LAVA Magizine about improving your run in triathlon. It's one of the big things I told her I wanted to work on leading in to this season. The run was the one thing I didn't really worry about going in to any of the races last season, but … Continue reading What’s the deal with run cadence?
TURKEY DAY ONLY 10 DAYS AWAY!! So while your oven is pre-heating on Thanksgiving morning why not take a little time to be active before sitting down to stuff your face! Here is a guide to Turkey Trot's in the city and suburbs. (Registration info for all the races mentioned can be found at cararuns.org) Addison … Continue reading Chicago’s Turkey Trot Guide
If you haven't heard, I've been doing a lot of training (I'm actually writing this while on my bike.) the big downside of this amount of training is I do it alone. But when I see a race that looks interesting my first question is who can I run with? I usually ask my wife … Continue reading Baby Jogger friendly races
I just got done running the Fleet Feet Sports Turkey Trot 8k. It was a good run, a little slower than I wanted, but thats ok I guess.Coach Jen said to take it easy for the first 2 miles then bust my ass the rest of the run... Those were the actual directions she wrote … Continue reading HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!
I was sitting at my desk yesterday... WORKING DILIGENTLY... And I started to think about all the training the I've put into running CM10. But what do I do AFTER the race... I'm not talking about an ice bath or applying enough Flex-All to actually melt your skin off. I'm talking about what races to … Continue reading What happens AFTER the marathon?!?
You know, I didn't think a rest day would matter that much given my "training schedule" the last couple of months. But I have to say, I'm quite alright not running today.I did a couple low milage workouts over the weekend. I felt pretty good, except for the heat. I've had very little if any … Continue reading Rest Day.