The Love of the Marathon: 2011 Chicago Marathon Recap

So, I think I’ve finally concluded that running, for me, goes hand in hand with breathing. I need it do it. In order for me to function and for my body to work properly, it’s vitally important that I have it. Running is my oxygen. I may sound like a lunatic for saying all that, but those of you reading this, who run, probably know what I’m talking about. Continue reading →

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Nike LunarGlide+3

We Run Chicago…in the Nike LunarGlide+3

9 more days…

216 more hours…

The anticipation and excitement of the arrival of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon has me on the edge of my seat! As many of you may know, I’ve been training for 20 weeks to run the Chicago Marathon and I can’t wait to hit the pavement. So many things are happening around the Chicago area to celebrate the coming of the marathon. Continue reading →

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Be Fit For Free at Millennium Park this Summer!

One of the things I love about Chicago is that there’s always something fun, exciting, and most times free to do in the city. Especially in the summer. This summer is no different… Beginning  June 4th Millennium Park will be bringing back it’s FREE Saturday morning workouts, complete with yoga, pilates and ZUMBA! The free workout series runs every Saturday morning beginning at 8am, from June 4th – September 10. The yoga and pilates sessions will have a live band providing the music (how cool is that?). The workouts are 45 mins long on the Great Lawn of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Continue reading →

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An Urban Scavenger Hunt? Sure!

This Saturday, downtown Chicago will be a playground of new discoveries for several teams participating in the Fiji Water Urban Hunt. It’s an enormous scavenger hunt where “participants will be able to interact in a whole new way with the local businesses, products, and people that they enjoy everyday”, while utilizing the four major social media influences today: Twitter, Facebook, FourSquare and YouTube. Continue reading →

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