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Chicago marathon 2014 - OMG my first marathon!

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  • 5 miles
  • 00:49 time
  • 644 calories
  • 1 workouts
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  1. RUN
    great Rats Tuesday 7.33 km 00:49 10:38 pace

    I have to admit that I was a little on the cranky side going into this one. The rain/drizzle and slight wind had me second guessing whether I should be outdoor or in but I managed to get my butt ov... read more

  2. RUN
    great Sunday LSD 15.32 km 01:50 11:36 pace

    Great run with Linda B. today despite the drizzly conditions. Tons of runners out along the MGT and lots of them in shorts! Can't complain about running in above 0 temps in December!

  3. RUN
    great Saturday run with James 5 km 00:31 10:01 pace

    Headed out this morning for an outdoor 5k with James! He did all the talking and I did all the huffing and puffing with one word answers! Still it was great to run with him! Might even be a 5k PB.

  4. RUN
    great Monday morning LSD 11.02 km 01:16 11:02 pace

    Started out my extended weekend with a chilly run along the lake. Thankfully the wind was behind me on the way out so the first half wasn't too cold. It was lovely listening to the surf as I r... read more

  5. RUN
    5k at VV 5 km 00:34 10:50 pace

    We decided to try family night at the gym so the girls did their thing while James and I hit the treadmill. I was pretty sure this wasn't going to be a great run but it went much better than e... read more

  6. RUN
    good Rat Run 6.7 km 00:47 11:16 pace

    It was cold and snowy and I was somewhat grumpy but thankfully Linda, Linda, Linda and Ruby kept me good company.

  7. RUN
    good Sunday 12k 12.45 km 01:31 11:43 pace

    Last day of November and it was t-shirt weather! Woohoo!! A lovely but sometimes windy run with Linda B. with a long butt kicking hill in the middle that we conquered. I need a nap now though, I&#... read more

    • Linda B.
      Linda B. Nice Job
      Nice Job:

      We kicked that hill's butt! This should be our new motto.

      17 days ago

  8. RUN
    alright 5k at VV 5 km 00:34 10:52 pace

    Begrudgingly took my arse to the gym tonight, now I can't beat myself up for not going. Meh.

    • Linda B.
      Linda B.

      Meh is much better than the regret you would have felt if you didn't get it done. :)

      20 days ago Like

    • Ginny

      That's true, just wish it improved my cranky mood.

      20 days ago Like

  9. RUN
    Rat Tuesday 7.48 km 00:51 10:55 pace

    I was pretty sure I was under dressed for this weather but it turns out I was perfectly dressed! Good brisk run and the first little bit with Julie H. who dutifully turned around and kept her run ... read more

  10. RUN
    great Sunday LSD 17.25 km 02:06 11:43 pace

    A little accidental 17k this morning with Linda B. but a pretty great route and pretty great spring like weather so neither of us cared! Followed it up with coffee and homemade Christmas cookies at... read more

    • James K.

      Whoops! It happens. Don't feel bad.

      24 days ago Like

    • Jennifer

      Were you trying to do more or less than 17km? Either way, your pictures on Facebook show interesting scenery, good company, and treats at the end! That's a great run at any distance.

      24 days ago Like

  11. RUN
    Saturday morning 5k at VV 5 km 00:34 10:47 pace


  12. RUN
    great 7k Tuesday 7 km 00:46 10:32 pace

    Hopped on the treadmill and hopped off 7k later. Pretty solid steady run, I'm quite pleased.

  13. RUN
    great Saturday morning 10k 10.1 km 01:09 10:55 pace

    It was a brisk solo 10k this morning. Felt great.

  14. RUN
    great Rats run 7.28 km 00:51 11:18 pace

    Great weather and even better company, it's all you need for a great run!

  15. RUN
    alright Sunday run with Linda 14.63 km 01:47 11:45 pace

    Met up with Linda today and headed out. Was a nice run with lots of chatter but I felt pretty tired by the end. I can definitely say I'm not missing the hot, humid, chaffing days of summer!

  16. RUN
    Saturday morning 5k 5 km 00:32 10:18 pace

    Another solid treadmill run.

  17. RUN
    great 6k at the gym 6 km 00:39 10:30 pace

    Solid run, felt great.

  18. RUN
    good 12k Sunday 12.09 km 01:26 11:27 pace

    I wasn't too sure how this would go because I've been sick all week but I headed out with the ladies and planned to stay with them for a bit before turning back.Turns out I was feeling go... read more

  19. RUN
    great 5k at VV 5 km 00:34 10:47 pace

    First run post marathon, I couldn't stay away! Took it easy on the treadmill and felt great. I considered up'ing the distance but decided to play it smart and stick to a short distance. F... read more

  20. My Chicago Marathon Race Report
    I am a marathoner! I can't believe after 4 months of training I can finally say this. It was such an amazing, life changing weekend. I not only did something I ... read more

    • Mimi

      Congratulations again Ginny!!! You kicked Chicago's ass and then some.

      I have one question for you. When is the next one? 😜

      2 months ago Like

    • Barry R.
      Barry R.

      Amazing! I had a similar experience there two years ago!

      2 months ago Like

    • Barry R.
      Barry R.

      Amazing! I had a similar experience there two years ago!

      2 months ago Like