Chicago Training Prep, Chapter 4: Getting Ready

I really can’t believe that I’m going to be training for a marathon soon. The sound of liquid sloshing in little water bottles on a muggy summer long run…the long intensive workouts…that slightly nauseating scent of well-worn tech gear lingering in the crowd of runners at the start line of a tune-up half marathon…the electric… Continue reading Chicago Training Prep, Chapter 4: Getting Ready

Chicago Training Prep, Chapter 3: How I Overcame a Year-Long Running Slump

I bet many of my faithful readers out there have been wondering if this day would ever come. To be honest, I’m surprised so many of you stuck around this long. I mean, how many times can you listen to someone say “I’m gonna get back at it…no really, I am!”…”Oh hey guys, I hope… Continue reading Chicago Training Prep, Chapter 3: How I Overcame a Year-Long Running Slump