New Shoes

New Shoes

On Sunday morning I was on a mission to find a new pair of running shoes for tempo and speed workouts. I have always heard it's good to wear more than one pair of shoes while training. Coach Granato suggested I have a different pair of shoes for my … [Read more...]

Safety Matters

Safety Matters

Source If you live in Chicago you've probably heard about this story. There was an attempted abduction of a jogger near the lake. The jogger was running along a bike bath when someone grabbed her from behind. Luckily, the women broke free and was … [Read more...]

Weak Hips + Marathon Training

Weak Hips + Marathon Training

Monday started the first week of my training for the Chicago Marathon. I met with my coach this past Sunday to go over my goals and training plan. Since I haven't been running for the past month because of my Achilles tendon injury my plan has me … [Read more...]

My Visit To Fleet Feet Sports

My Visit To Fleet Feet Sports

Oh, how I love a good running store! After my job interview yesterday (which seemed to go well - I really hope I get the job) I stopped by the Fleet Feet Sports - Piper's Alley location in Chicago. Before I talk about my experience I want you to know … [Read more...]

Summer Goals

Summer Goals

Good morning and happy Friday! What's everyone doing this weekend? I have a lot of fun things planned for the weekend. Today I'm going into the city for a job interview and since I'll be in the area, I'm going to stop by my favorite running store … [Read more...]