What’s a Pocket Run? + Ultramarathon Training Week 9

This weekend I had a “put it in your pocket run”. You know the song lyrics, “Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket, save it for a rainy day.”  A pocket run is similar. Even though I hate having them, pocket runs are perfect mental ammo for race day.     On

How to Have a Successful Run or Bike Commute

During the summer, I work in the office every day of the week, as compared to the school year when I am working at client sites through CPS.  I HATE the commute into the office- the L is too crowded and the bus stops WAY too much.  Every morning and afternoon I march on out