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Xplore LA 2015

Racing season has started again in LA! Sadly, this racer hasn’t been running much lately. Last October, some careless LA driver decided not to check for pedestrians when making a left turn and I hurt my knee pretty badly as … Continue reading

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Malibu Half-Marathon: Fundraising for Bosnian Youth

Those of you who’ve been reading my blog for a while might know that almost exactly a year ago I started running, and encouraged by my lack of serious back pain I’ve been slowly trying to increase my running distance … Continue reading

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The Color Run 5K Chicago

Last weekend, I finally got to run the Color Run 5K in Chicago. This is a very popular race that sells out very fast and it’s given rise to lots of other color/graffiti type runs all over the US and … Continue reading

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Chicago Urban Race for Children with Congenital Heart Defects

This past weekend I participated in my first urban race, and I had a blast! I mean, races are fun in general, but running around the city and solving clues is even more exciting! One of my co-workers has been … Continue reading

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Shamrock Shuffle 8K (April 7th, 2013)

You guys, this Sunday I ran a really cool race, the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K. I highly recommend it if you are in Chicago. This was a huge race, similar in size to the Hot Chocolate, but so … Continue reading

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Chi-Town 10K (March 24th, 2013)

After I successfully finished my second 5K race, I kept thinking that I should step up my workouts and try to run longer than 3 mi, but it hasn’t been easy. For some reason, I run slower on the treadmill … Continue reading

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Chicago Polar Dash 5K

What a busy beginning to the new year! Between work, trying to plan my future, post-holiday meetings with friends, and keeping a regular running schedule I haven’t been left with too much blog writing time. Not to worry, I am … Continue reading

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