Got the Run Bug? Make those miles count in Chicago

Got the Run Bug? Make those miles count in Chicago

As I’ve mentioned a few times, I’m running the Chicago Marathon as a SoleMate. This means I’m rising money for the incredible Girls on the Run Program locally.     It also means I’ve had guaranteed entry for weeks, while others are still waiting to find out if they’re in.  After another incredibly emotional Boston Marathon … Continue reading

Make Your Own Happy

Make Your Own Happy

The last few weeks have been some of the most challenging in my career. Nothing seems to be going my way. People have suggested I start buying lottery tickets because all of the things that have happened recently are so abnormal, I’m lucky (except that they’re all terrible).  I’ve found myself in a funk. Not … Continue reading

Chicago… it’s happening

Chicago… it’s happening

The Chicago Marathon lottery opens today. And I will not be entering it.   Yes, you heard that correct… because I’m running it for Girls on The Run-Chicago as a SoleMate.  I will be waiting for that entry code email mid-day like a teenage girl waiting by the phone for a boy (do they still … Continue reading

I have some exciting news…

I have some exciting news…

Last summer, when Under Armour Women launched their new #IWillWhatIWant campaign, I fell in love. The idea of using women who defy norms to go after what they want spoke to me.  I was beyond excited when they brought one of their half-day workouts to Chicago, just outside Soldier Field, and included some local … Continue reading

Music makes me Lose Control…

Music makes me Lose Control…

That’s not necessarily true. But I do love me some Missy Elliott.  I am, however, a music runner. It pumps me up. It keeps me motivated, and often, can actually make me faster. Recently, I’ve been struggling with my usual mixes, because there’s always a song or two that brings me down at just the … Continue reading