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.

Here we go again…

Along with the big announcement that I mentioned in my weekly recap a few weeks ago, came a big life change. It is something that I have known was coming for a while now, but the timing was uncertain. We … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago, family, life, Moving, running, the lake, training, Travel, work travel | 11 Comments

Bayshore Week 19: Taper Town

1 week out from Race Week. Another week in Virginia Beach! REALLY thankful for the further cutback since the work days were long and stress levels were high. My legs were definitely not feeling peppy or fresh as a result of … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 18: Cutting Back in Virginia Beach

2 weeks out from Race Week. Still a solid week of training, but a big cut-back in mileage from the 50+ last week. I am grateful for that given the business of the week and travel. I was in Virginia Beach … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 17: Peak Week

3 weeks out from Race Week. It was a massive week…like marathon training style mileage. But it was the last big week before a pretty dramatic cut back starting this week. Monday Planned: OFF Actual: OFF Long run Sunday meant rest day Monday. … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago, friends, Goals, Races, running, Strength Training, training, Travel, walter, Weather, weekly recap, Yoga | 4 Comments

Shout Out: Delos Wellness

I mentioned in last week’s recap that I have been going to Delos Therapy for a few weeks. I first heard about this from Rachel, an instructor at my yoga studio, who said that she had chronic tightness in her upper … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 16: Pain in the Butt

4 weeks out from Race Week. Monday’s run (and how I felt after) gave me a little {injury} scare, but fortunately it was nothing and I was back to feeling great by Wednesday. Aaaaannnd that is about the only thing that … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 15: Virginia

5 weeks out from Bayshore. Before I know it, I will be tapering! Coach is definitely peaking the workouts with both mileage and intensity. Monday Planned: Temp0 w/5-6M @ 6:50 – 7:10 Actual: 9.75M @ 7:48 avg. w/tempo: 7:08, 7:10, 7:12, 7:05, 7:04 I … Continue reading

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