F3 Half Marathon Training Week 3: Weekly Wrap 11/19

Today was a wonderful way to wrap up week 3 of F3 Half Marathon Training.  Maybe it’s because the sun came out for what feels like the first time all November.  Maybe it’s because I was doing what I loved: trail running with friends, cheering on one of my athletes

Weekly Wrap 11/12/2017

This grey, rainy Chicago Sunday wraps up week 2 of F3 half marathon training. Overall, it was a great week for running and blogging, not the best week for regular work. Does anyone else find that they can get certain areas of their life all settled, and then other aspects

How to Stay Motivated in the Winter

When the days get darker and the weather gets colder, I have many people ask, “How the hell can you go for a run in this weather?”  It’s so hard to stay motivated in the winter.  Trust me, there are days when I would much rather stay curled up in bed