Tag Archives: running

MCM Training Update

The anticipation is building for the Marine Corps Marathon in October. I am now in the high intensity months where there are lots of runs and longer distances to cover.  This is only the second marathon I have ever done, so I am still not that used to distances 15 miles and over. This time …

Chicago is in the books!

I did it! The positive result of endless perseverance and determination finally came as I crossed the finish line at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.  It has been quite a journey to reach this summit.  My story follows. In 2013, I was going full force, running about 750 miles total for the year – …