4182 total / 985 in 2014

I'm originally from Chicago and have run a marathon & 13 halfs. I just PRed in the local 5K at 22:29. Next up: Go sub-4 in the Naperville, IL marathon on 11/9.

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  • 14 miles
  • 02:51 time
  • 2189 calories
  • 4 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. RUN
    good Track 3 mi 00:30 09:54 pace

    Easy 3 on the track this morning.

  2. RUN
    good Trail run 8 mi 01:17 09:38 pace

    I did 8 on the Providence Metropark towpath trail early this morning. I wasn't really into it, but I still managed a 9:30-ish pace per the plan.

  3. RUN
    great Naperville Marathon route run 10.47 mi 01:43 09:52 pace

    During a short family visit to Chicago, I took the opportunity to run the last 10 miles of the marathon I'll be running in November. The last 10 particularly interested me because mile 17 goes... read more

  4. RUN
    great Family Chicago run 7.1 mi 01:01 08:34 pace

    While visiting family in Chicago, I got in a rare run with sisters Lora & Lisa, and Lisa's boyfriend Marcus. Lora and Lisa stuck with us for the first 15 minutes, and Marcus stayed on for ... read more

  5. RUN
    good Track Yassos 5 mi 00:51 10:07 pace

    This one included a mile warmup, 4 minutes of stretching, a 400 of strides, and 5 800s. Splits were 3:27, 3:25, 3:40, 4:06, 3:39 and I did 3 minute 400s between each one. I should have done them al... read more

  6. RUN
    good Cemetery hill 3.5 mi 00:37 10:33 pace

    A slow easy run today up and down a hill.

  7. RUN
    good Track 7 mi 01:05 09:20 pace

    Everything feels great. Must be all the hill work.

  8. RUN
    alright Rangers took all my water! 14 mi 02:20 10:00 pace

    I drove out to my 8 a.m. 14 miler, planning 16 trips up the hill at Sidecut Metropark. I strategically placed 3 water bottles at the bottom and top of the hill at convenient spots. I brought 3 GUs.... read more

    • Cody C.
      Cody C.

      Way to keep going after you had to improvise! Looks like a good run. Maybe Yogi stole it not the ranger.

      12 days ago Like1 person

    • Shannon F.
      Shannon F.

      Bummer! Sorry that happened to you. Way to push through without water!! Great pace, too.

      12 days ago Like1 person

    • Lori D.
      Lori D.

      That is awful

      11 days ago Like1 person

    • Kelly L.
      Kelly L. Great Performance
      Great Performance:

      Wow, this sounds really tough Mike. Way to push through. If you can conquer this, you totally got that half coming up. Nicely done!!

      10 days ago

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  10. RUN
    good Oak Openings trails 7 mi 01:09 09:51 pace

    Haven't been out here in ages. I did the yellow, silver, orange and parts of the blue and red trails. I saw a deer on the orange trail. There could have been more, but I was watching out for d... read more