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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 16

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 16, the final week in the training cycle. Today I ran and finished the Chicago Marathon! This week my mileage was pretty low, which was good, because I had a lot to do around the house to prepare. The saddest part of my…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 15

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 15 in the training cycle. Just 7 sleeps until the Chicago Marathon! This week my taper continued.  I actually enjoy the cutback of mileage and the easy runs leading up to the big day.  I did experience some weird aches and pains on…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 14

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 14 in the training cycle. In 2 short weeks, I’ll be running the streets of Chicago! This week I started my taper, and while I was still waking up tired I remedied that Saturday night, clocking 13 hours of sound sleep. I got…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 13

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 13 in the training cycle. In 21 short days, I’ll be on the streets of Chicago running 26.2! This week was my highest mileage week in this cycle.  “Life” happened a couple of nights and I was unable to get workouts in… our…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 12

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 12 in the training cycle. I’ll be running in Chicago in 4 short weeks! This week I got through most of my workouts without a hitch.  I was scheduled to run mile repeats on Monday, but it was my birthday and I just…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 11

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 11 in the training cycle. There are only 5 weeks of training left! Harvey hit the Houston area pretty hard… we were spared from the damaging wind, rain, and flooding.  However, my gym was not… it was innundated with water, it got up…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 10

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 10 in the training cycle. I’ve got 6 weeks of training left! This week was a cut back week, and I managed to get in 3 of my runs (I missed my long run of 10 miles due to the arrival of Harvey)….
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 9

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 9 in the training cycle. I’m over halfway through my training plan! Chicago is under 50 days away! To tell the truth, I was living in fear of this week… every workout on my plan seemed hard, and just looking at the week…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 8

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 8 in the training cycle. I’m halfway through my training plan! Chicago is less than 2 months away! As I have been for the majority of this training cycle, 75% of my workouts have been on the treadmill.  I had a speed…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 7

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 7 in the training cycle. This week had some challenging workouts! As I have been for the majority of this training cycle, 75% of my workouts have been on the treadmill.  I had 2 different speed work sessions this week, and I…
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