2017 Chicago Marathon Weekend Recap

What an amazing Chicago Marathon weekend!  From Thursday through Monday, my days were packed with marathon preparation, cheering and celebrating.  This week’s Tuesday on the Run topic asked: “If I wasn’t running…” my answer? I’d be coaching and cheering! This year, I had the honor of coaching five athletes to

Ultramarathon Training Week 13

This week was my final peak week before the Ice Age 50 mile on May 13th!  At the moment, I am glad to enter taper mode, but I am also very nervous.  I tend to go crazy during marathon taper because I feel the need to keep exercising even though

Ultramarathon Training Week 6

I’m back from Tokyo and have a slew of things that I want to talk about. However, they all merit individual posts, so today is just going to be a straight ultramarathon training recap of week 6.   I know that the posts have been running heavy lately, but ultramarathon