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

2017 Tokyo Marathon Race Recap

On February 27th, I ran the 2017 Tokyo Marathon. It was my 12th marathon overall, 4th World Major Marathon, and first international marathon. Running the Tokyo Marathon was such a unique experience! I enjoyed the runcation and the marathon a lot- at least until kilometer 33.  I want to capture

Tokyo Marathon Runcation Tips + Ultramarathon Training Week 5

“Runcation tips” are travel tips for when you take a running vacation. A runcation could be for a destination race, a weekend getaway revolved around running, or to one of those running retreats that different companies or elites host for use mere mortals.   I’m currently on a runcation in