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In 2008, I wasn’t a runner, or even all that athletic. I was in my mid-30s and a little overweight. I was now home with my baby boy and toddler, trying to settle into this new life—adjusting to a daily routine with not just two children, but one that required doctor’s appointments and intense therapy. Read More
The World Marathon Majors feature six global marathons with incredibly deep fields, world-class organization and tens of thousands of dedicated runners. Each event has its personality and standout characteristics that lure runners into its lottery or qualification system, selling out in seconds every year.Read More
But no matter where we were on the course, the volunteers and assembled spectators were invariably rowdy and incredibly supportive. Chicagoans, for the most part, genuinely seem to embrace the marathon and its runners, and I’m told that Marathon Sunday in October is practically a city-wide holiday. Upon seeing my medal, several people on the street afterward were quick to smile and tell me “great job, congratulations!”Read More