Chicago Marathon Training

Week one for marathon training has officially been completed and I am full steam ahead into week two!  Today’s post sets the overall tone on how I’m planning to conquer the Chicago Marathon this October… Continue reading

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Marine Corps Marathon Training

I’ve been training since July for my very first marathon – the Marine Corps Marathon on October 27th. It has certainly been a journey so far, beginning with the race registration process. I think I’d rather run a full marathon than have to go through such a stressful race registration again! Why did I pick MCM as my first marathon? It’s flat (that part was essential), it has a great reputation, the route goes by many DC monuments and sites, and it doesn’t hurt that Marines are waiting at the finish line to hand out the medals. I especially don’t hate that last part.
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