Running the Chicago Marathon: What You Want to Know

Why Run Chicago Running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 13th, 2019 was an amazing experience. Chicago is a “fast and flat” course that begins and ends in Grant Park, and takes you through 29 vibrant neighborhoods in the city. I can’t think of a better way to see the city of Chicago….


One Step Closer to the Marathon

Chicago marathon day is drawing closer, and my long runs are getting really long. As in over three hours long! Finishing is a confidence booster to be sure! Sometimes the pre-run jitters can creep in with these long distances though, and its easy to let them get the best of me. I try to remember…

The Lesson of the Long Run

I am currently in training for my first marathon. It’s coming up quickly in October; the 2019 Chicago Marathon. The long runs are getting long at this point. I’m getting into uncharted territory, as in running longer distances than I ever have before. A few days ago, on my first ever 16 mile run, the…