Archive for June 2011

Welcome to the new ChicagoNow and the new cubicle dad runs!

Welcome to the new ChicagoNow and the new cubicle dad runs!
Hello and welcome! ChicagoNow as well as all its blogs have undergone a make over. I’m digging the new look, and am happy to unveil the new cubicle dad runs logo!  Spiffy, huh? In theory all my old posts, many of your favorites, will be here soon. There’s a small gap but I’m assured they’ll... Read more »

ProKine Performance presents Move Like a Pro: Endurance Athlete

ProKine Performance presents Move Like a Pro: Endurance Athlete
Don’t miss Move Like a Pro: Endurance Athlete on Saturday, July 9th from 8a-12p hosted by fitness pros Kate Galliett and Drew Whitehead! This looks awesome! What is it? Read on, I’ll tell you… Move Like a Pro: Endurance Athlete is a camp created especially for endurance athletes, and the musculoskeletal imbalances they face &... Read more »

My comfort zone...

This weekend I came to a realization. I’ve been hanging on to and wearing some clothes for no real reason other than they’re comfortable. As in, they feel safe. The problem…they’re too big now. The shorts in the picture are my oldest pair of running shorts. And as you can see, they’re effing HUGE! I... Read more »
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And the winner is...

It’s time to draw a winner for the free entry to the Second Annual Champion’s Run 10K & 5K presented by Adrenaline Sports Management on August 6th! Last week I asked folks to leave a comment and tell me who the champion in their life is. And the winner is…colliflower13 who said, My mom has... Read more »

The Distance Club...

And now a little silliness for your Thursday morning! I mentioned yesterday, about a discussion I had with a couple of friends about sex and training and whether or not they mix. And Sean brought up a good point…what about sex during races? We decided that since there is a “Mile high” club there should... Read more »

Awesome day!

Awesome day!
So yesterday was pretty awesome. Though I did learn that double workout days are really tough. I hit the gym with Ashley at noon for strength training and then headed to the Puma Store on State Street for the fun run with Bart Yasso! I got to the Puma store early with Tom, a fellow... Read more »
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Training/ weekend update...

Training/ weekend update...
Good morning and happy Monday! Raise your hand if you had an awesome weekend! I sure did! Saturday I got my long run in…I ran 12.5 miles in 2:15:00; that’s a 10:48 pace! I ran the first 3 miles at an 11:30 pace to get warmed up then picked it up from there. I felt... Read more »

Free entry to The Champions Run 10K & 5K!

Free entry to The Champions Run 10K & 5K!
It’s time to give something away! Who doesn’t like that? Right, no one…and lame people. You’re not lame so keep reading! I’m giving you a chance to win an entry to the Second Annual Champion’s Run 10K & 5K presented by Adrenaline Sports Management on August 6th! The 10K and 5K are open to all... Read more »

Fun run Tuesday, June 21!

What are you doing Tuesday night? Anyone want to run with a running legend? Bart Yasso, Chief Running Officer of Runner’s World, sent this message out on twitter and facebook to his followers… Chicago runners join me for a run & an evening of running.Runners of all levels are welcome TUESDAY, 6/21 @ 6PM PUMA... Read more »
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My plate is overflowing...

You know when you go to a buffet, and you see a lot of things you want to try. So you start piling them on your plate. Eventually you run out of room and your plate is full. Sure you can try to add more, but you’ll make a mess as things will start falling... Read more »