Miles:
3671 total / 1002 in 2014
Goal:

Run. Have fun. Enjoy it. Try something different. At some point a sub 23 5k - done! 22:54, sub 50 10k, sub 1:50 half and a sub 4:00 marathon

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  1. RUN
    good Neighborhood Loop 5 mi

    Early AM with Allison while she tested out some new kicks. In the spirit of new kicks, I donned my Altras which I don't wear all that much. Nice crisp fall morning.

  2. RUN
    good Neighborhood Loop 5 mi

    Early AM run with Kara. Was surpised by a random thunderstorm that came through and put on a lightning display and soaked us in our last 1.5 miles. Didn't even think there was rain in the fo... read more

    • Mel P.
      Mel P. Great Performance
      Great Performance:

      Nice job working through the rain!

      3 days ago

  3. RUN
    good Sunday School Run 6 mi

    Nice easy miles with Maria and Allison while my boys were in Sunday School. Licking my wounds from the ND FSU game last night :-(

  4. RUN
    good Riddle me this 6.5 mi 01:02 09:27 pace

    Ran by the Brooklyn Bridge, a Medival castle and a pyramid today on my run. Some call it paradise (literally) but most people know it by a different name. Where am I?

  5. RUN
    alright Gym TM 6 mi

    not fun but got it done

  6. RUN
    alright Morning TM 5 mi 00:48 09:34 pace

    This felt way harder than it should have. I was up early for a flight but my flight got delayed. Was hoping to run outside but didn't connect w/ my early am peeps so hit the treadmill and wa... read more

  7. Anyone have any treadmill recommendations? Our TM is on it's last leg and we are looking to replace it soon. I'd love some thoughts on what you guys are running on that you like and wha... read more

  8. RUN
    good 1 mi warm up + 45 min training 1 mi 00:09:00 09:00 pace

    Early AM training with Paula today. She modified a few things because of my back but modify did not mean easy at all.

    • Mel P.
      Mel P.

      Sounds like she found a new way to torture you! Ha! Nice she was able to do that because it is best to stick to the schedule rather than cancel.

      11 days ago Like1 person

  9. RUN
    great Chi Marathon Spectating and S... 6 mi

    Had SOOOOO much fun today watching and cheering for the Chicago Marathon runners today. Saw lots of friends and ran miles 22-24 with 2 different friends and then cut back to 22 so I'm pretty ... read more

  10. RUN
    Jog w my boys 2.5 mi

    I injured
    My back on Thursday doing some stupid acrobatics with my kids so I passed on my long run planned for Friday and also opted not to run early this morning. As I was in pain and nervous abou... read more

    • Mel P.
      Mel P. You're an Inspiration
      You're an Inspiration:

      Smart move taking it easy with the back. Enjoy the marathon! Love that you are cheering on the runners.

      12 days ago

  11. Shared Photo

    Running the Chicago Marathon tomorrow? Look for this sign near mile 22. I'll be there cheering you on!!

    • Bob M.
      Bob M.

      Being an ND grad, I will recognize that sign. Thanks for coming out tomorrow - I'll watch for you as I pant on by!

      12 days ago Like

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    • David M.
      David M.

      THANK YOU for being there with that sign. When I saw it I was at a down moment, and it really caught my attention. I gave you a "go Irish!" I really appreciated it in that moment.

      11 days ago Like1 person

    • Kelly L.
      Kelly L.

      A huge CONGRATS on yesterday's marathon David! So glad you saw the sign and that it gave you a little pep. That stretch near 22-23 really sucks so we tried our hardest to give it a little life. GO IRISH!

      11 days ago Like

  12. RUN
    good 1 mi warm up + 45 min training 1 mi

    I had another session with Paula all to myself today. Lots of oblique work and took it easier on my legs so that was nice. Michael found out yesterday he has achilles tendonitis. He can't d... read more

    • Mel P.
      Mel P.

      Thank stinks. It's almost worse that the decision is his. It would be easier if the doc just said no. He'll figure out what is best. Great session with the trainer.

      14 days ago Like1 person

  13. To all of my DM friends running the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, I will be cheering just after the 22 mile marker just after Chinatown on Wentworth Ave. I will have a yellow sign with blue writing ... read more

    • Michael
      Michael

      There's a tiny chance I'll be there for the marathon, though not to run it. If so, I'll try and find you!

      16 days ago Like1 person

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    • Katrina Z.
      Katrina Z.

      Thanks for going out to cheer! Its my favorite thing about the Chicago Marathon-the crowd support. I will look for you. My bib number is 31040.

      15 days ago Like1 person

    • Mel P.
      Mel P.

      Love that you are showing support to the runners on their big day! Hope your hubby is able to run.

      15 days ago Like1 person

  14. RUN
    great DIFFERENT LOOP! 5 mi

    Ran a different route around Horner park so we could maximize our lunar eclipse viewing at 5:20am. Really cool to see this morning!

  15. RUN
    good Neighborhood Loop 5 mi

    Early am loop with Kim and Kara. Nice and brisk this morning!

  16. RUN
    good 1 mile warm up + 45 min training 1 mi

    1 mile warm up and then 45 minute training session with Paula. Michael is skipping weights this week b/c of the marathon so it was just me. Got in a few more exercises and some much needed stretc... read more

    • Mel P.
      Mel P.

      What a great all-around workout! Good luck to Michael this weekend!

      17 days ago Like1 person

    • Kelly L.
      Kelly L.

      THanks. He's going to to the DR tomorrow to see if he can run. He's been having some achilles issues :-(

      17 days ago Like

  17. RUN
    good long dark run w/ Allison 8 mi 01:15 09:20 pace

    Met Allison at 5:40am to get some miles in before heading to South bend for the ND-Stanford game - GO IRISH! Cold, dark and wet but luckily it was dry for the run.

  18. RUN
    good warm up + 45 min Training 2 mi

    2 miles on the mill before our training session with Paula. Some good stuff that has me still feeling it (3 days later) in the glutes and hammies.

  19. RUN
    alright Neighborhood Loop 5 mi

    Early am run with Allison. Had a hard time getting into this run and never really got into the groove. I'm sure the double yesterday and running last night at 9pm and 5am this morning was ju... read more

    • Mel P.
      Mel P.

      Your legs are probably wondering what the heck is going on! Ha! Good job pushing through.

      21 days ago Like

  20. RUN
    good TM Good Wife Date 4.75 mi 00:43 09:06 pace

    Another TM run while my husband was on the bike while watching the Good Wife. Almost done with season 3!