Tag: Chicago Marathon

Everyday Athlete: Kathleen Hooper – Erika’s Lighthouse

Last October, Kathleen Hooper trained for and successfully completed her first marathon at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. This year, she is back for more. “It was an amazing experience on race day. The crowds lift you,” Hooper reflects. “Running through all the distinct Chicago neighborhoods, you see the diversity of our great city.” […]

My Road to 26.2

Prior to running the marathon I ran a yearly 5k on Thanksgiving just to eat more and see if I could still do it. I watched Erika’s Lighthouse runners two years ago at the Chicago Marathon and loved the energy of the day. Of course Erika’s Lighthouse is near and dear to my heart and […]

Running for charity really is that easy…and rewarding

You’ve been thinking about running more. You’ve done some in the past, but it was hard to stay motivated. Sure, the right mix of songs or audio books helps pass the time, and you know you need to exercise more. But finding the motivation to get out there is just hard these days. That’s where […]

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