What I’ve Learned During Marathon Training: Weeks 1-8

It's crazy to think that I'm a third of the way through my marathon training program for the Chicago Marathon! Yesterday was the end of week 8, and a rest day for me. My longest run so far has been the 14 miles I ran this morning. Training has actually been enjoyable, and I've learned a lot of things about myself in the process. What I've Learned During Marathon Training To listen to my body. My first week of training went great. I ran all the miles I was scheduled to, hit my paces, and … [Read more...]

I’m Running the Chicago Marathon

What the hell am I thinking? After all, it's been 12 YEARS since I ran my last marathon. AND if I remember correctly, I swore to myself after that one I would never do it again. But here I am. I've got an official entry in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and I'm setting some pretty high goals for myself. Sarah Hiss - 2017 JACK H. MARSTON II MELANOMA FUND CHICAGO MARATHON TEAM on CrowdriseFirst and foremost, I'm raising money for Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Fund. My goal is to raise $1500 … [Read more...]