Thank you ChicagoNow

Hello, announcement time. I’m moving my running blog, cubicle dad runs, off of ChicagoNow. I’ve been thinking about this for a while and decided that I still want to share my story, I just want to do it my way- my design, my terms, my rules. I want to thank Jimmy and ChicagoNow for the... Read more »

Training update: Friday, 11.11.11

Here I am, 100 days to go until the Austin Marathon! Eeeek! This week hasn’t been too bad training wise…yet. All my runs have been slow, zone 1 runs. The gym was a bit intense on Tuesday, but nothing horrible. ChicagoNow is holding a blogger discussion thing downtown tomorrow morning. Instead of attending that tomorrow... Read more »

Dads Who Run: Meet Scott Tremaine

This is the next installment of Dads Who Run here on cubicle dad runs. Working parents have a lot on their plate. And as a working dad, I think we sometimes get taken for granted. It’s tough to balance work, family and life in general. Now add in endurance sports? You’re upping the ante a... Read more »
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Hot Links: 11/8/11

Here are today’s Hot Links, things I’ve seen around the interwebs and thought I’d share! As it’s dark more here are some Tips for Running in the Dark F My Injury loves the F^3Lake Half Marathon, go read why The Austin Marathon is my next big goal. Loving the Run talks about how you can... Read more »

Hot Chocolate 15K Race Recap: Pam's take...

As Pam and I ran the Hot chocolate 15K together, I thought it would be fun to to have a he said/ she said type of recap. You can read my recap…here! Take it away, Pam! So, I had this harebrained idea back in the spring that this year I would run the Hot Chocolate... Read more »

Hot Chocolate 15K Race Recap, my take...

Saturday I had the chance to run the Hot Chocolate 15K with my wife, Pam! So I thought it would be fun to do this recap a little differently; sort of a he said/ she said kind of thing. We’ll see how it goes. As I’m waiting for Pam to send me her part of... Read more »
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No-Weigh Challenge update

A couple of weeks ago I started the No-weigh challenge with Steve and invited readers to join in on the fun. The rules are simple, we weighed in on the 12th and won’t or shouldn’t weigh in again until November 24th! We’re doing this on the honor system. So if  one of us caves and... Read more »

Dads Who Run: Meet Eric O'Connor

This is the next installment of Dads Who Run here on cubicle dad runs. Working parents have a lot on their plate. And as a working dad, I think we sometimes get taken for granted. It’s tough to balance work, family and life in general. Now add in endurance sports? You’re upping the ante a... Read more »

Hot links: 11/1/11

Here are today’s Hot Links, things I’ve seen around the interwebs and thought I’d share! Jim over at Loving the run shares a life lesson he learned. This weekend thousands will run the New York Marathon…here’s the course in a minute, a New York minute. Lori at Iron Makeover shares a 10-13 minute workout. Here’s... Read more »
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Training update: 111 days until the Austin Marathon, weekly recap...

Last week went well I think. My legs feel fresh and I feel decent over all. I ended up logging 22.85 miles running, 7.5 spinning and got an hour or strength training in. I feel like I’m hitting the groove, with fitting everything in, which is nice. This week, my long run will actually be... Read more »