It’s Official! Goal 5 Is On!

Today is the day all 2018 Chicago Marathon non-guaranteed applicants are notified as to whether or not they’ve been accepted. Needless to say, I was a bit excited last night upon trying to fall asleep. This is my Goal 5 for 2018 per my previous post. Last year, I received an email in the wee-early […]

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Show up for yourself!

***Warning: Explicits*** I have fallen into a fantastic routine of hitting the track on Tuesdays (Track Tuesday). Having my planned workout, scheduled time to shop up, and the opportunity for friends to join has been a great way for me to get it done. Even if it usually means I’m there alone. I’m there and […]

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Changing Lanes

I’m attempting to NOT run marathons for a little while (I did put in my application today to try to get into 2018 Chicago Marathon with non-guaranteed entry–Oops). I’m changing lanes as they say and have begun the process of working on regaining speed for my 5K and 10K distance and perhaps my half marathon […]

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Letting go of marathoning

I ran everywhere as a young child prior to schooling…and was always told “Katherine, stop running!” Eventually, I did just that. After repeatedly being reprimanded and placed into ‘Time Out’ for doing what I naturally wanted to do, I stopped running. ¬†I stopped everything else for the most part too, activity based. In elementary school […]

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Week 15 Chicago Marathon Training

On a deeper note, life’s ripples are beginning to weaken. There is still much change ahead, yet the waves of disorder are waning. With this enlightenment I am finding stable ground to root myself in again… The past couple of weeks have provided some cooler temps, which made for wonderful running (especially on LSD days). […]

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