Tag: Illinois

100 miles to feel alive – Tunnel Hill 100

On November 10th, 2018 I spent much of the day with a smile on my face.  The weather was cold, much colder than a normal early November weekend, even for Illinois.  As a Wisconsin girl, the cold didn’t scare me. The number of miles didn’t scare me and the amount of time I’d be running didn’t scare me. In fact,…

Lakefront 50k Race Report

LakeFront 50k – Race Report In December of 2014 I had two hernias repaired. After my surgery, I decided that the Lakefront 50k along Chicago’s Lakefront path would be a good race to build up some mileage. Even though most of my larger late spring races would be trails, I liked the idea of a nice flat road race. I…

Potawatomi Trail Runs 2013 – Race Report

Potawatomi Trail Runs 2013 – Race Report How can I sum up 11 hours and 50 miles into one easy to read and not boring blog? I seriously don’t know where to even start! So, here we go! Steve and I got up early 4:00am and we were still cutting it close. I was lucky enough to have Steve book…