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2018 Chicago Marathon Training - Week 1

I'm pretty excited to be on the Molex team again this year for the Chicago Marathon.  I had so much fun running it last year, so when a friend asked me to join... well, my arm really didn't have to be twisted that hard.  This is how my 2018 Chicago Marathon Training - Week 1 went down.

This training cycle is a few weeks longer than my previous.  I've decided to jump in a little early with a few weeks of ramping up before the real fun begins.  I need to work on my discipline since I've been severely lacking in running consistently.

I am planning on working on strength and cross training again this cycle.  Since I got my bicycle and paddleboard, I plan on having some fun cross-training sessions with those as well as some time at the gym.  In addition, I plan on getting my diet tuned in (more on that later).

This week I was on vacation... I went back home to Kansas to spend some quality time with my family.  I had a blast going to softball games, baseball games, seeing the R…