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Running the Windy City

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Hello, my name is Lindsay and I am a 20-something-year old living in Chicago working on my Masters of Public Health. My journey towards healthy living began my senior year in high school when I realized that despite being athletic and very active, my unhealthy eating habits were not only adding to... Full Bio
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The Race That’s Good For Life Discount Code by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running With training for the I-Challenge (5k + marathon) in late April, I haven’t really thought much about what other races I may want to run this spring. Plus, my free time is ... Read on »
Training Report {02/17 – 02/23} by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Monday – Easy 10 mile run outside (average pace – 8:37 min/mile) + 30 Day Shred Level 3 Tuesday – 10 miles on the treadmill with 6 x 800 m intervals @ 5k pace w ... Read on »
Life Updates by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I haven’t meant to completely abandon my blog during the week but lately, life has been busy and has left me completely drained and unmotivated to sit by my computer in my ... Read on »
Training Report {02/10 – 02/16} by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Monday – Easy 9 miles on the treadmill (average pace – 8:36 min/mile) Tuesday – 10 mile speed work on the treadmill with 3 x 1600 m @ 5k pace with 600 m recover ... Read on »
Training Report {02/03 – 02/09} by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Monday – Easy 9 miles on the treadmill (average pace – 8:33 min/mile) Tuesday – 11 mile pyramid workout with intervals 400 m, 800 m, 1000 m, 1200 m, 1600 m, 120 ... Read on »
F^3 Lake Half Marathon Race Recap by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I signed up for the F^3 Half shortly after the Chicago Marathon. I wasn’t sure what my spring race schedule was going to look like and I wanted to have a race on my calen ... Read on »
Training Report {1/20 – 1/26} by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Monday – Easy 9 miles (average pace – 8:40ish — Garmin issue) + 30 Day Shred Level 1 Tuesday – Treadmill speed work with 3.5 mile warm up, 5 x 1000 m at 5k pace ... Read on »
Thursday Things {01-23-2013} by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. Last week, I made the most fabulous and easiest dinner ever, chicken and dumplings. The recipe was actually sent to me by a friend and it came highly recommended so I ... Read on »
Training Report {1/13 – 1/19} by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Monday – Easy 9.15 miles (average pace – 8:51 min/mile). Tuesday – Treadmill 10 mile speed run with a 3.5 mile warm up, 6 x 800 m at 5k pace with 400 m recovery ... Read on »
Training for the I-Challenge by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’ve received a few questions about how I’m training for the Illinois Marathon so I figured I’d address it in a post. Like always, what works for me may not work for you, ... Read on »
Training Report {12/30 – 1/05} by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Monday – Easy 9 miles (average pace – 7:54 min/mile) Tuesday – Easy 10 miles (average pace – 8:24 min/mile) + 30 Day Shred Level III Wednesday – “Eas ... Read on »
Goals for 2014 by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last year I came up with a handful of goals for 2013 that I wanted to achieve. I enjoyed doing this so much more than creating New Years resolutions that I figured I wou ... Read on »
2013 Racing Summary by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’m back?? Honestly, I’m not sure. I did this same summary last year after Kim posted a template and considering that I blogged for the majority of 2013, I figured I’d d ... Read on »
Goodbye For Now by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The longer I put off posting, the harder it became to sit here and actually write anything. To be honest though, I still don’t know what to say. I’ve been busy, super busy ... Read on »
Weekly Workouts by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sunday – 30 minutes Garminless running Monday -  1600 yard swim Tuesday – 20 minutes Garminless running Wednesday – Easy 4.02 mile run (average pace – 8 ... Read on »
Catch Up by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’m working on a post detailing my thoughts about Hansons Marathon Method but I’m waiting to see how post-marathon recovery goes before I publish it. In the meantime, let’ ... Read on »
Wednesday Workouts {10-16-2013} by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Wednesday – OFF Thursday – Easy effort 6 miles (average pace – 8:35 min/mile). Friday – Easy effort 6.1 miles (average pace – 8:33 min/mile) + marathon expo ... Read on »
2013 Chicago Marathon Race Recap by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Friday, I took a half day from work and met Katie to go to the marathon expo. We ended up taking a shuttle from Nike Town (near my office and the closest one to Katie) ... Read on »
Journey to the 2013 Chicago Marathon & Race Goals by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I signed up for the Chicago Marathon in February at the marathon kickoff event . I was riding a high from completing the Goofy Challenge and starting my Boston M ... Read on »
Wednesday Workouts {10-09-2013} by Running the Windy City Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Wednesday – OFF Thursday – 13.85 mile tempo run with 10 miles at marathon pace (mp miles – 7:34, 7:38, 7:31, 7:30, 7:35, 7:35, 7:33, 7:35, 7:35, 7:43; average pace – 7 ... Read on »