Posts tagged "chicago marathon"

The Marathon is Here! And I'm Not

The Marathon is Here! And I'm Not
The past two years, I ran the Chicago Marathon.  2012 was a great experience, 2013 not so much.  Batting .500 on marathons though is a pretty good record.  I still finished in 2013 and somewhere around 35th and Michigan, I declared in my best Scarlet O’Hara voice, “If it is the last thing I do,... Read more »

Hard Work and Performance: Not the Same Thing

Hard Work and Performance: Not the Same Thing
I know a little bit about hard work, at least I think I do.  I mean, I’ve done some pretty hard things that involved working hard, took effort, that were a grind.  At times I felt like quitting, giving up, giving in, stopping.  I didn’t.  I’m loathe to write this down due to some odd... Read more »

My 2013 Chicago Marathon Part 1

My 2013 Chicago Marathon Part 1
I’m still processing all of my thoughts and feelings regarding the Chicago Marathon.  I’m glad I finished, no doubt.  It was a struggle this year, unlike last year.  I’ll admit and to all non-marathon runners this may seem crazy, but I am a bit disappointed.  It was at some point, pretty much in Chinatown, that... Read more »
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A Century of White Sox Fashion 1971-1980

Over the course of the last year or so, I’ve had a ball writing about White Sox uniforms.  I know it hasn’t been the most consistent series of posts, but when I get a chance to add to the story it is great.  Now, however, we are hitting the big time, making so much what... Read more »

A Marathon Victory.

A Marathon Victory.
You knew it was coming, didn’t you? Yes the post-marathon blog.  Apologies, I know I can be like this guy, so feel free to just move on through.  Back to White Sox, Phishy stuff and other bits soon. Yes, I completed the Chicago Marathon on October 7.  It is everything you’ve heard about the marathon... Read more »