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Marathoning = Having a Baby (sortof)

Remember when I compared marathoning to having a baby?  Click here to read about me bringing home baby #6. I know, call me crazy. Especially since I’ve never had a baby. But I found this and had to share. “It takes months and months of preparation…you spend months and months reading books about the impending … Continue reading

Baby #6

It was a busy weekend – that’s why it took me so long to post something this week! On Saturday, our Team (read more about my team here, here, here, here, and here) did the season’s longest run in preparation for upcoming half and full marathons. It was so great to see so many runner’s … Continue reading

To the best group of girlfriends that I could ask for! Thank you to all you fine females for loving, supporting and encouraging me – I don’t know what I would do without all of you! Erika – for being so new to the group and yet you feel like a long lost sister. Thanks … Continue reading

Post Race

After the race, Kate and I met up, grabbed our gear bags, some food and the sweet superwoman capes to keep us warm. Who knew that after running 26.2 miles in 70 degree weather that you would get cold after you cooled down? But I was thankful to have it after a while.We hung out … Continue reading

Character Building

Kate and I on race morning – smiling at 3:30 am! And ready for the race! (notice the bright sequined letters across my shirt – so that people could cheer me on during the race!) We brought our Team Hero with us and wore his photo on our backs. Team Brandan helped us to make … Continue reading

Gearing Up – Literally!

Last night I panicked when I realized the emminent approach of my departure for San Diego on Friday – where I will be competing in the San Diego Rock N Roll Marathon on Sunday, June 1st. This is all the stuff that I have to take in my carry on – just for race day! … Continue reading

Broadway Poker Pub Crawl

MEET US AT SOBO’S AT 5PM – 151 S. BROADWAY, THE NEXT STOP IS THE HORNET AT 76 BROADWAY ST AT 6PM! We’ve done it again! Another fun evening with new and old friends, free drinks and appetizers, fun and it all benefits a charitable cause – The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society! Mark your calendars … Continue reading

Speed Workouts and Beer

After a great speed workout at the track, the Ladies of Team in Training hit the local bar for burgers and beer at Handlebar Grille in Wash Park! What a great group of women – oh, and Kevin Fonger! Thanks for a great workout and great company, ladies! Kate Sabo, Sasha Riffle, Khem Suthiwan, Cortnae … Continue reading

Running of the Green 7K

I’m not exactly sure how I did it, but we did finish the 7K race on Sunday following an all night bash at the Green Tie Ball! It was a little rough getting up in the morning and thinking about running, but I knew I had to meet my friends there or face the wrath … Continue reading