Race Report: The Mag Mile Chicago Women’s Half

This weekend was supposed to be a 20 miler for me, but instead I chose to test how my training is going with the Magnificent Mile Chicago Women’s Half.  Given the beautiful weather Chicago has been having in the last week and a half, I thought it would be a great chance to race in

The Runner’s Name Game

So for today’s post I’m going to let you all inside my nerdy head.  I like to play games or make up things while I’m running to take my mind off the run.  Or to pass the time, I mean, three hours can be a long time alone with your thoughts (I don’t listen to

Basil Cucumber Smoothie for the Early Runner

For the past 2 weeks, work has started at 7:30 for me, which means a 4:30 am wakeup call to get in my midweek mid-distance runs.   Starting and ending an hour-long run before the sun even rises is really interesting… the cop that sits at the Belmont L station yelled at me “Do you even