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.

An Injury Update & What Life is Like without Running

Last time I posted, I talked about my sore foot. At the time, I was confident that it was a fairly minor and very temporary situation that would be fixed with a few days off of running. I “rested” for … Continue reading

Posted in bike, Food, injuries, running, swimming, training, work travel, Yoga | 7 Comments

Off-Season Aches & Pains

Isn’t it a little odd how sometimes when you aren’t running much or training hard, little aches and pains start to pop-up out of nowhere? I have read at least two  posts about this lately and talked to some friends who … Continue reading

Posted in friends, injuries, running, swimming, training, Yoga | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Chicago, Ernie, friends, life, Races, running, swimming, training, Travel, triathlon, workout clothes | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Goals, Races, running, training | 17 Comments

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

Posted in Chicago, friends, Goals, Races, running | 8 Comments

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

Posted in Chicago, friends, Goals, Race reports, Races, running, training, Weather | 16 Comments

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

Posted in Chicago, Goals, Race reports, Races, running | 5 Comments