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Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl

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Runner. ACSM Certified Personal Trainer. Virtual Running Coach. Yogi. Strength Training Advocate. Chicago Lover. Bold Life Liver. Chicago FitFluential Ambassador. Fitness Blogger.
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2013 Inaugural Naperville Marathon by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Mr. Chicago Runner Girl & myself at the start Xaarlin , Ken , Erin , and Mr. CRG keeping warm indoors before the ra ... Read on »
In the taper by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's here. Taper is here. It's been a whirlwind of a month. Seems when I was planning for this marathon back in May that I neglected to consider all the other things ... Read on »
Google apps S.O.S. by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I know others have dealt with this recently, and I'm grasping at straws here hoping someone is still reading this blog and can offer a bit of assistance... Recently I ... Read on »
Recoverin' & Workin' by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Physically, Emotionally, Mentally, This race was exhausting in every way for me. Post race it's easy to over analyze the day. Looking at data, thinking ... Read on »
2013 Fox Valley Half Marathon by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Race morning was perfect. Temps were in the high 40's/low 50's with a light breeze and low humidities. We parked about a quart ... Read on »
Runner's Guilt by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running About 3 minutes before the damn girl lost her mind. Again. While it looked a bit touch-and-go there for a second, Lazarus has arisen and is back ... Read on »
2013 Chicago Half Marathon by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running College girlfriends with the gorgeous bride and of course, my terrible posture. baagh, just can't cure it!  Sweet tea vod ... Read on »
i be racin' by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Do you hear that? No. Well it's there and it sounds like steady purpose and adventure. It's been awhile since I've been here, so long that at first I didn't even r ... Read on »
Staying in the Mile by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "Believe that you can run farther or faster. Believe that you're young enough, old enough, strong enough, and so on to accomplish everything you want to do. Don't let worn- ... Read on »
Milestones by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last week marked 2 new 2013 milestones for me... My 1st official 15 miler since marathon training last year. Officially clocked 15.5 miles yesterday morning on ... Read on »
Training mode on by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running That one felt pretty damn good Read on »
Where it's all going by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This awesome moment captured by the lovely  Kim Mr. Chicago Runner Girl making his marathon comeback last fall ... Read on »
Chasing ponytails by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last Friday night, for the first time in 11+ years, I drug my rusty old legs to the track and raced a leg of a 4x8 for charity. That would be 24 hours after I toed the line ... Read on »
2013 Bastille Day 5k by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Some races are more difficult than others to wrap the head around. This 5k was one of those races. The long and short of it is simple... races are hard when you're ... Read on »
It'll all unfold as it should by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Running. Oh sweet, sweet running. What a wavering constant in my life these days. Always there, just in different forms. There has been no purpose or foc ... Read on »
My elite doppelganger by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My first thought was... Shut the front door, not a chance. I mean she is after all has an insane set of wheels and always looks like she is flying. ... Read on »
Chicago Half Marathon Giveaway Winner by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Thank you to all who expressed interest in running the Chicago Half on September 8th. I've enjoyed reading all your comments and stories about your favorite ... Read on »
Chicago Half Marathon Race Entry Giveaway by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sharing the half marathon love today by giving away an entry to the Chicago Half Marathon on Sunday September 8th to one lucky Chicago Runner Girl reader. ... Read on »
2013 Allstate 13.1 Chicago by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it." Oprah Winfrey Never has that been so true for me. That Auntie O is so smart ... Read on »
A winner and shoes by Britt @ Chicago Runner Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Congrats Sara !  Excited that you are healthy and racing again! Email me at chicagorunnergirl@gmail.com and I'll get you the registration info. Thank you eve ... Read on »