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