Archive | July 2013

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July Mileage

July included a 5K race and a half marathon, with the continuation of marathon training. I continued running with  Chicago Area Running Association for my weekly long run on Saturdays, but I had to cut some out due to being on vacation and my half marathon. I cut back weight lifting due to running outside […]

Chicago Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon 2013

Chicago Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon 2013

I decided to sign up for my second half marathon for 2013 shortly after I had signed up for my first one of the year, which was the Country Music Half Marathon in Nashville. There were good discounts for both races if you signed up early so I decided to go for it and signed […]

Burgers & Beer 5K 2013

Burgers & Beer 5K 2013

The dreaded 5K…….or at least that is what I had always thought about running a 5K. Before I was a “runner” 3.1 miles was unthinkable to do in a race setting and now that I have been running long distances for a couple of years the 5K was scary, actually terrifying and something I never […]