2017 Year in Review: The Year of the Ultra

2017 year in review: the year of the ultra.  The year that I decided to ditch the road races in favor of the trails.  I decided to go long, setting the Ice Age 50 mile as my ultimate goal for the year.  I explained why I moved towards the ultra

3 Run 2 Turkey Trot “Race Recap”

This Thanksgiving, I participated in the 3 Run 2 Turkey Trot 8k “race.” Race is in quotes because it was an unofficial race – no chip time, no closed course, no entry fee, no water or aid stations on the course, no bag check, etc.  It was basically the same thing as

October Runfessions 2017

Time flies when suddenly summer screeches to a halt and leapfrogs over fall.  Here in Chicago, it went from 80 degrees to 40 in a matter of two days.  With an entire day of rain in between.  Goodbye Summer, hello Fall, oh wait where are you going, wait Winter?  When