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.

Redemption Week

7 weeks until Chicago Marathon I came into this week feeling a little beat up, physically and mentally. I was sore from the long run the weekend before and early in the week, the summer weather hit its peak heat … Continue reading

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Summer Finally Arrived.

8 weeks until Chicago Marathon We have been SUPER lucky with this summer’s weather in Chicago. For the most part, it has been gloriously cool with low humidity. I firmly believe that we earned it after enduring the absolutely brutal winter. … Continue reading

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Friday Fun XII

There were a couple of things that happened this week that I couldn’t let go undocumented for all of the Internet to read so here I am with my random Friday Fun! New Running Shoes! My three primary pairs of running … Continue reading

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All the Easy Miles

9 weeks until Chicago Marathon With triathlon season (sadly) coming to an end, it’s time for me to focus 100% on Chicago Marathon. I was able to bounce back with decent mileage this week, but mostly all of the easy** variety … Continue reading

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Closing out Tri Season

Prior to last weekend, I can only think of one time that I have come off of an “A” race and not fallen deep into the clutches of post-race depression (PRD). {That was last year after the NYC Marathon, when I … Continue reading

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USAT Nationals Round 2: Race Recap

{Race Photos still aren’t available and I really want to get this out so you get a lot of words with no pics of me suffering to break it up.} I love this race. I love the course, the support, … Continue reading

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Race Week!

Race week for USAT Nationals & 10 weeks until Chicago Marathon Taper for triathlons is always tricky. It’s hard to feel like you are really cutting back yet still get in a little time for each sport. I cut my plan WAY … Continue reading

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