Category Archives: Illinois Marathon & Half Marathon

Compliments and Feel Good Moments

The good folks at #writeandrun31 offer daily writing prompts. I haven’t used any yet, not because I’m opposed to them, but because what I’ve been writing about so far is simply my attempts at getting outside and doing my miles. … Continue reading

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Illinois Marathon/Half Marathon 4.26.14

This race is always well directed, with a great, flat course and awesome community support. The race start is near Memorial Stadium and State Farm Center (formerly Assembly Hall), and ends on the 50 yard line of Memorial Stadium in … Continue reading

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Yoga Runs

Coined by a friend of mine on a Facebook post – Yoga Runs – I wish I’d thought of it! I’ve been incorporating a regular weekly advanced yoga practice into my exercise routine, and as a cross-train to my running schedule. … Continue reading

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Central Illinois Fun Run

I grew up amongst the corn and soybean fields of Central Illinois, and this past Sunday included a 10-mile fun run around Lake Mattoon, just outside of Neoga, IL, which is about 12 miles from my childhood home in Mattoon. Ten miles … Continue reading

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Consistency and Commitment

My friend Molly has posted these words to Facebook a couple times recently. It’s exactly what I’ve been thinking. This was my first full week in full-on training mode. In the scheme of things, it wasn’t much, 16.5 miles, but I’m … Continue reading

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