Tag: Clif Bar

50 Best places for active people to work

If you’re anything like me, your training is probably close to your last priority of the day (I can feel coach Jen deleting me from her client base). For me it’s true. I commute, work, have a family, obligations… Oh and that little 140.6 mile race I want to do… Some work days are slow... Read more »

Clif Bar 2 Mile Challenge

Aren’t you excited that it’s finally warm enough out to bike outside? I have to say it takes a little bit to get used to… I’ll give you an example, last night I needed to run to the store to pick up a bike pump, but I was without a car. I was pretty mad... Read more »

45 Days until Mooseman

I'm sure Coach Jen will have some insight on what I should do!
45 Days! That’s really close. I still have a few things I think I should do before race day. Here is a list, Enjoy
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62 Days until Mooseman, Caffeine & Shamrock Shuffle

It’s been a long stretch of workouts and no rest days. I’m tired. There’s only 62 days until Ironman Mooseman 70.3. I’m more than confident I will finish, the question is how fast. I kicked this week off with a brick. An hour and 45mins on the bike followed by a 30 min run. Because... Read more »

CLIF Kid Backyard Game of the Year Contest

I know it doesn’t feel like it, but any minute now it will get warm in Chicago and we can all come out of hibernation. Ever since that warm kick we had 2 weeks ago my son wants nothing more than to play outside, which is great!!! Even if its cold, spending even a short... Read more »

A short Marathon recap.

A short Marathon recap.
Yesterday’s race was amazing. I’ll have videos up in a few days hopefully, but for now here is a recap of my race. We crossed the start line around 8am. Adam took off in hopes of hitting his sub 4:00 time. My plan had been to run between 11 and 12 min miles, and depending... Read more »
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BRING IT!

BRING IT!
It’s late… 11:15 Saturday night. The Chicago Marathon is just hours away. I was hoping to be asleep by now, but it didn’t happen. It was a busy day… We started at the Expo for packet pick up around 9:30 and left at 11:30. We did lunch downtown and then home. Adam and I did... Read more »

Losing focus on the Marathon.

Aaahhhggg! I’m struggling to stay focused on running this past week. As the marathon gets closer and training starts tapering off, I feel like my work load everywhere else is ramping up. I’m in the process of moving, the amount of projects I have at work are growing by the minute and because of it... Read more »

Bring on October!!!

Bring on October!!!
What a long and busy weekend! Saturday I went to Cog Hill to watch the BMW Championship with my Dad, cousin and a friend. We had a good time, it was a shortened match to NBC could broadcast the Michigan/Notre Dame game. We saw Tiger shank balls all over the course, which was cool. After... Read more »
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Morning Run & Performance Nutrition Review

Morning Run & Performance Nutrition Review
My run this morning was uneventful. It was scheduled for 3 miles, I thought about going longer but instead I just stuck to the plan. Here is a recap… I’ve been playing around a lot with my during workout nutrition. I’t becoming one of my bigger concerns as race day approaches. When I ran the... Read more »