Napolean Bonaparte famously said, “There is no such thing as an accident; it is fate misnamed”.
I believe that to be true. I entered the world of marathon running without intent. With no running experience, no real training, and no idea what I was doing, I completed the Chicago Marathon in 2013. It was fate, indeed, that brought me to my first marathon. It is my new-found love for the sport that will carry me through achieving my running goals.
Welcome to the adventures of The Accidental Marathoner.

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Recap of the Virtual Soldier Field 10 Mile Race Experience

May 27, 2020 12:00 pm

Disclaimer: I received an entry to the Soldier Field 10 Mile Race to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out to review, find, and write race reviews. This past Saturday I was scheduled to run the Soldier Field 10 Mile Race in Chicago. I was so looking forward to it, with the course set to start and finish at Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears! When I signed up for the race back in early February, not in my wildest imagination would I have guessed what racing would look like in 2020. But alas, the global pandemic had other plans. My race packet arrived a few days before the originally scheduled date of May 23rd. I received my bib and medal along with an awesome shirt and some other fun items including Honey

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