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Monthly Archives: July 2011
July Running Recap Miles: 150 Time: 21 hours, 16 minutes Number of runs: 20 Longest run: 18 miles (in unbearable humidity…as were most of my runs throughout the month) Calories burned: 18,221 Number of blog posts: 7 (was a tough … Continue reading
It’s official. The Chicagoland area now has a new all-time record for most rainfall in the month of July: a whopping 9.75 inches. With the number of downpours, power outages, wind gusts, lightning strikes, days over 80% humidity, days over … Continue reading
Shirtless First, I must apologize to everyone living down by the Fox River that may have been startled in their beds by a blinding bouncing light this morning. No, it wasn’t aliens. No, it wasn’t the rapture. That was the … Continue reading
I have limits. Standards. Boundaries. 5 am is one of those boundaries. I may be a runner. I may even be a crazy addicted obsessed runner. But I am not an insane runner. Regardless of how many miles I have … Continue reading
Today’s run was definitely a recovery run. Not sure if it was recovery from the 15-miler on Sunday…or the 12-bottler on Monday. But that’s what happens when Jack picks up a bottle opener once a year for fireworks, festivities, and … Continue reading
After work and training finally caught up with me and I fell asleep last night around 7pm, I decided to try and beat the heat a bit by waking up and hitting the road at 5am sharp. Although I’d been … Continue reading
June Running Recap Miles: 129 (big jump from just 43 in May) Time: 18 hours, 20 minutes Number of runs: 22 (personal record for most in one month; guess that’s what happens when I switch from a 4-day/wk marathon training … Continue reading