@TeamRWB Alexandria Tuesday run

Uptempo run today with the Eagles. I started to take it easy today but opted to run with the second wave of runners because the front of the pack was running sub 8 pace. Great weather for a run today, I welcome FALL.

Monday miles.

Monday miles.

Broke in the new calf compression sleeves & yes I shall forever race in these now. Snug fit and they made my calves feel relaxed. Definitely will be buying a second pair at that steal deal group on price.

Broke in the new calf compression sleeves & yes I shall forever race in these now. Snug fit and they made my calves feel relaxed. Definitely will be buying a second pair at that steal deal group on price.

Pulled the Brooks out of retirement for one last run #runchat

Pulled the Brooks out of retirement for one last run #runchat

Flag run with @TeamRWB Alexandria

The young military man in the middle just officially became a United States citizen today boom! 

3.4 easy miles running with Old Glory. I’d like to say this was a recovery run from the recovery run. Great temps out today due to the overcast.

Recovery Run and on to thoughts of the next race

Quads are achy…stiff walking and slow seating. Gotta love the day after a half marathon. Got in a good recovery run and thoughts of going back to the Higdon training plan since I had my best HM time using that plan.  Time to retire the 940’s bagged and in the trunk for donation.

2014 Chicago Half marathon recap

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Great city, great race for a great cause(HELPING KIDS FIGHT CANCER) and decent pace. We were running late to that start for this race and I had to run to the bag check then run to the start line (well technically I didn’t have to run but I wanted to start with my corral). Race started off well, I had plans of keeping my pace in the mid 9’s then drop it down after the halfway mark BUT that didn’t happen. All in all I am satisfied with the 2:05 time and I enjoyed the post race activities. It actually heated up pretty good and I saw 3 or 4 people getting medical attention as I passed by on the course. Definitely recommend running this HM if you get the chance, great scenic route of Lake Michigan with a view of the downtown skyline. You’ve seen the pics of me and sumthnglikarunner now here’s a collage of some more.

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seechrisrun said: It did warm up pretty fast Sunday morning. Maybe I’ll do this race next year.

Go for it seechrisrun ! I’m surprised you didn’t do the series challenge.

runningmyownrace said: Great job!!

thanks runningmyownrace

fitfriendruns said: Nice one! My wife has run the full in Chicago. I’d love to run either one day!

get er done fitfriendruns !

Finisher photo #runchat

Finisher photo #runchat

It’s running time folks @ChicagoHalf #runchat

It’s running time folks @ChicagoHalf #runchat

Packet pickup complete…I love downtown Chicago
runningmyownrace said: Good luck! Looks awesome!
Thanks runningmyownrace

Packet pickup complete…I love downtown Chicago

runningmyownrace said: Good luck! Looks awesome!

Thanks runningmyownrace

#RunChat $15 calf compression sleeves

tribesports:

When you feel like you want to stop, keep running! #runchat

tribesports:

When you feel like you want to stop, keep running! #runchat