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RNR Chicago – More Cowbell

The Rock n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon is held in July every year, so not surprisingly is notorious for being a very hot race.  I’ve run it once and have always passed on it after that because of the heat.  Of course, this year when we show up to cowbell it was a rain year.  Not… (read more)

Race Report: Kettle Moraine100 – First 100k!

Kettle Moraine 100k.  I have been thinking about this race as a pie in the sky goal on my way to another pie in the sky goal of eventually running 100 miles.  My first 100k seemed achievable yet unachievable at the same time.  I posted about it as soon as I registered because if the… (read more)

Ultra Training Nutrition & My Longest Run Ever

I had my longest run ever yesterday – 27 miles!  Getting to that point has taken a much greater focus on ultra training nutrition and doing all the “extras” besides running that are needed to make me ready.   Nutrition I thought I was doing pretty good on the nutrition front, but after watching a… (read more)

Orange Theory Fitness Event

I’ve heard quite a bit of hype about Orange Theory Fitness lately and was curious… but living farther south means there was no facility near me.  We don’t get all the trendy things here 🙂  Last weekend, I finally got a chance to join my Illinois Volée team members for an event.  We went to an Orange Theory… (read more)