Author Archives: Corey

About Corey

I am a 30-something swim, bike, run addict married to my best friend and in love with my two schnoodle doggies.

Friday Fun XV

There isn’t a great deal going on in my running/training world, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of other things to talk about! This is what I am loving this week: Miami. Remember a few weeks ago when I went … Continue reading

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Marathon Lessons

In my Chicago Marathon Recap, I talked about how I have learned something from every marathon I have ever run. The funny thing is though, the more you know, the more you realize you don’t know. It seems like I am … Continue reading

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Final Chicago Thoughts & What’s Next

After I published my marathon recap, I thought for a while about why it was so hard to write. Usually a PR race recap is easy. It’s puppies and rainbows and everything that was right leading up to and during the race. … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon: A Mental Battle

I am not sure why it has been so hard for me get my thoughts down about this race. Sure, I have been busy with work and family in town, but I have sat in front of my computer or … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Results

3:26:52 Photo credit: Charlyn I have spent the last few days celebrating and enjoying time with friends. Now I am in Peoria for work and with family so it will be a few days before I’ll get to the race … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon RACE WEEK!

1 week until Chicago Marathon Welp, it’s race week, folks. I decided to go ahead and post this BEFORE the race so that the first post after the race is a recap or at least a highlight of how it … Continue reading

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Friday Fun XIV – Marathon Edition

Friday Fun MARATHON EDITION! Chicago Marathon. It’s Sunday…two days away! ’nuff said. Runner Tracking: Bib #5340. Home. Fun fact: I have never slept in my own bed the night before a marathon. This is one of the biggest reasons why I am … Continue reading

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