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Monthly Archives: April 2012
This past Saturday, Becky ran her second marathon down in Champaign, IL. Two years ago, she ran her first half marathon there, and now she was back to tackle the full Illinois Marathon that winds through the campus of the … Continue reading
What a week. And not in a good way. Three different times I bailed on either waking up and running or getting my run in at night. Knowing it was a cutback week wasn’t helping with the motivation. And deliberately … Continue reading
The Fox Valley Marathon is once again offering a kid’s marathon as part of its racing lineup on September 15 and 16 this year. After talking about it all winter with my 9- and 7-year old boys, they finally signed … Continue reading
Most weeks, Sunday mornings are reserved for Becky’s long runs in advance of the Illinois Marathon at the end of April. Since she ran the Egg Shell Shuffle Half Marathon on Saturday as part of her training, that meant Easter … Continue reading
After Wednesday’s super-fast 7-miler, Thursday was a well-deserved rest day. Plus, one of the clients at my marketing agency was taking out everyone for drinks and sushi on Thursday night. Talk about a class act, he wasn’t just taking out the … Continue reading
In the two years I’ve been running, I’ve really only set a few goals: break 4 hours in a marathon (check), break 30 minutes in the Thanksgiving 4-miler (check), and hit 1,000 miles in 2011 (check). Oh, and have fun … Continue reading
Weekend Miles After returning from Saturday morning activities with the boys, I headed out for only my third run of the week. With the weather cooperating nicely (38 degrees at 11am) and having skipped yet another interval workout this week … Continue reading