2 Randoms related to running

If you’ve read my posts in the past, you are likely aware that Kara Goucher is my idol. 

She announced her fall marathon a few weeks ago and she chose NYC over Chicago, so naturally I was heartbroken.

She is making her comeback into racing after nearly 15 months off due to injuries. I always read her blog and any other news related to her, so naturally I read this the other day. If you’re struggling because of an injury this may help you!

Kara Goucher's Blog

Read the full article HERE!

The second piece of random information I’ll leave you with is the coolest thing I have seen yet in regards to races! I’m not sure if this is just a Chicago thing, but it is awesome. The Course Connector allows you to input your predicted pace, and will then tell your family when you are predicted to be at certain spot throughout the course.

Here is what my prediction looks like:

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I am in corral E, which is the first wave to start at 7:30 am.

To use the app click HERE

I sent this link to my parents of course. If you’re running Chicago this may help your support team! 🙂

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