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5 Goals For The Chicago Marathon

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Happy Friday!!! As I am writing this, I am en route to Chicago to run a little race up there.  The Chicago Marathon will be my 2nd marathon.  As I have with all my races, I’ve made up some goals… these are my 5 goals for the Chicago Marathon.

My entry came courtesy of my work, one of our divisions is a major sponsor of the race. I will be running on Team Molex, it will be a different experience than if I had signed up on my own.  Due to the corporate sponsorship, l will have access to their hospitality tent and will be starting in corral e.

5 Goals For The Chicago Marathon

  1. Be confident … trust in your training … be positive.
  2. Start out slow … race my own pace.
  3. Time goals … my basic goal is to finish better than my last marathon 5:20:52… with that in mind I have an A, B, and C goal.  C goal – 5:19; B goal – 4:59, A goal – 4:45.
  4. Have fun … enjoy the day … get caught up in race day excitement!
  5. Find the Chicago Bloggers Press Box and say “hi”

I’m linking up with Running on Happy & Fairytales and Fitness for the Friday Five 2.0 linkup!

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11 Comments

  1. Lacey@fairytalesandfitness

    Have a great weekend! Remember to start off slow. It is very easy to get caught up in the crowd and go out too fast. Pace yourself and enjoy the course! Good luck!

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    1. Vicki (Post author)

      Thanks! It is hard not to get caught up… I did manage to start out slow.

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  2. Judy @ Chocolaterunsjudy

    Very excited for you! Having those nice little extras is always great (not that I would know about that, mind you). Here’s to meeting goals.

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    1. Vicki (Post author)

      Those little extras were very nice! I certainly enjoyed them 🙂

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  3. Kimberly Hatting

    Have fun! I’d love to run the Chicago Marathon some day…I’ve done a couple other races there, but never the 26.2. It’s such a great city!!!

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    1. Vicki (Post author)

      Chicago is an awesome city… I had so much fun!

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  4. Marcia

    Oh how great to be on Team Molex! Now that I know what corral you’re in I’ll keep a better eye out for you and your Spandits! Have a great race! I hope you love Chicago!

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    1. Vicki (Post author)

      It was great seeing you! Chicago did not disappoint 🙂

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  5. Sherry

    Have fun and good luck! So cool that you got an entry through your work! Loved running Chicago last year!
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    1. Vicki (Post author)

      Thanks! It was an amazing experience!

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  6. Kim G

    I’m also planning on stopping my the Chicago Bloggers press box to say hello!

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