How to Stay Safe Running in the Dark

“Hello darkness, my old friend” Last week’s blog was the unofficial start of winter running, and I was excited to share tips to help all brave the temps and enjoy the outdoor miles during this beautiful season. This week brings more on outdoor running during another...

Don’t Be Scared of Running in Cold Weather

“The scariest moment is right before you start” The leaves are gone, the first hint of white stuff is on the ground, and there’s a chill in the air. It can only mean one thing – Winter! People think I’m nuts but I love the winter season. While it’s still a few weeks...

Making the Case Not to Race

“Take it Easy” It has been quite a week. Last Sunday, I laced up and joined 40,000+ runners to take a 26.2 tour through the streets of Chicago. Hot, crowded, and not feeling the greatest, combined with an unusual and light training season, this was one of the tougher...

A Family Outing at the Chicago Marathon

“Big brothers – the only guys who will pick on you, yet beat up anyone else who tries” Earlier this week, as I was working on an idea for a new blog, it occurred to me I run Chicago Marathon in just two weeks and I’ve barely blogged about it. I’m usually good for at...

Running in the Dark

“Zero Dark Thirty” We’re always learning, right? No matter how young or old we are, new experiences and situations lead to new learnings all the time. For me, training for a marathon in the summer has taught me a lot – and, I admit, not all of these new findings have...
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