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

2016 Chicago Marathon Race Recap

On Sunday October 9th, 2016 I ran the 39th Chicago Marathon.  It was marathon number 10 for me and my second time running Chicago.  Last year I had such FOMOM (Fear of missing out on marathons…) as a spectator that I decided to run it this year, even though it

Over Training for a Marathon: How can I Stop and Recover?

Over training during marathon season is something I constantly struggle with. What is over training?  Over training is doing too much exercise without letting your body time to rest and recover between exercise.  As a result, performance can suffer.   I am a Type A person, very competitive, and have