5 Lessons From My First Ultra

I can’t believe that it’s been exactly one month since I finished the Ice Age 50 mile race.  Between that and the Earth Day 50k, I have learned a lot this year with regards to running, fueling and training.  Here are some of the lessons from my first ultra training cycle.       1.

2017 Chicago Vegan Food Fest

On Saturday June 10th I went to the 2017 Chicago Vegan Food Fest.  In a nutshell it was AMAZING!  Every vendor I tried was delicious, the weather was beautiful, and it warmed my heart to see thousands of vegan or vegan-friendly people in attendance.  I took it as a positive sign that the food culture

Chicago Food Fest Survival Guide

I know the week has only started, but I’m already looking forward to the weekend. Why? I’m going to the Chicago Vegan Food Fest! I’m already dreaming of the ice cream I’ll eat, the burgers I’ll try and the new restaurants I’ll discover.  Since moving to Chicago, I’ve been to a few food festivals and