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Category Archives: marathon
The Half Madness Half Marathon in Batavia, IL is one of my favorite races each year. It was my first ever half marathon (and first race as an adult) back in the fall of 2010. And it’s also a sentimental … Continue reading
Friday We made it down to Champaign in plenty of time to take it easy before heading over to the Expo at ARC on the University of Illinois campus. While my wife and I both attended and I was a … Continue reading
Woo-hoo!! New marathon PR by 5:46. Official result of 3:47:02! Recap to come in the coming days. (Summary: Totally chilled on the pace. Stayed with the 3:45 pace group through mile 21 and then faded off the pace a bit. … Continue reading
My wife keeps telling me I sell myself short. And apparently so do a couple of my readers based on comments yesterday (here’s waving at you Amy and Dominick…but not in a bad way…just an appreciative way). My original goals … Continue reading
The summary of my marathon race strategy for the Illinois Marathon this Saturday: Don’t be stupid and go too fast for the first 20 miles. And now for the details: I’ve only run three marathons. In my most recent one … Continue reading
Yesterday’s purge of my negative thoughts about the upcoming Illinois Marathon this Saturday was incredibly helpful, but not quite complete. I totally forgot a few more that needed to be added to the whiny pile. Like the fact that my … Continue reading