Posts in category "running"

First time running in the Chicago Marathon thoughts and tips

First time running in the Chicago Marathon thoughts and tips
Running in the Chicago Marathon I can’t believe that I will be running in the Chicago Marathon a week from today: October 13, 2013 at 8 am central time.  I’m a ball of emotions to this fact coming up so quickly.  I have doubt, nerves, excitement, and triumph. I shared on my personal facebook page... Read more »

Bright Pink fundraiser event September 20

Bright Pink fundraiser event September 20
Bright Pink I feel so passionate about Bright Pink because they help women with support, education, and empowerment that are going through ovarian or breast cancer.  This is from their website: Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women, while providing support for... Read more »

Marathon Training: Fitted for shoes at Dick Pond Athletics

Marathon Training: Fitted for shoes at Dick Pond Athletics
Marathon Training: Fitted for shoes at Dick Pond Athletics After the “meet the trainers event” for my marathon training schedule with Fitness Formula Club, I was excited to get running shoes.  I didn’t know where to begin, but I learned about Dick Pond Athletics from a health fair at Bolingbrook Hospital.  They said they would... Read more »
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Marathon training: run schedule and trainers

Marathon training: run schedule and trainers
Marathon Training This past week I was able to meet my marathon trainers from Fitness Formula Club in Chicago.  I’m excited about starting marathon training.  I joined a team with Bright Pink to help raise funds for breast and ovarian cancer support/education because of a friend encouraging me to do so. We learned what to... Read more »