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Chicago Marathon Training: Week 8 Day 3

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Today was 6 Miles Easy for me and 5 Miles Easy for Rob. We headed outside to run around the ‘hood just as the sun was almost done setting. During the last two miles I could really feel the temperature drop and the cool breeze was wonderful. It was a bit buggy out though. I hate that. Nothing like a chunky bug going up my nose or getting in my mouth while running. I felt like I was swatting or spitting every 10 minutes. That is one positive about winter time around here, no more bugs when running.

5 thoughts on “Chicago Marathon Training: Week 8 Day 3

  1. Eww bugs! That happened to me last weekend… so gross!

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  2. I know what you mean! When I was running a 5-mile yesterday I kept fighting the bugs and trying to keep them out of my mouth. The worst is when the little gnats go in my eye!

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  3. I hate running through the woods and bugs buzzing around my head! its soooo annoying!Great job on the run girl, your doing awesome!

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  4. bugs are no fun! just wanted to say hi and introduce myself πŸ™‚ I've been following your blog for a couple weeks now. great job on all the runs and races! I'm inspired with your motivation. It's also neat you have the little airplane. My bf is also a pilot – he worked for ExpressJet and he's now on a leave of absence and back in school. Someday (soon hopefully) he wants to build his own little airplane also – maybe we get tips from you πŸ™‚ Just the past weekend we went to an airplane show/ fly-in here for breakfast. maybe one day you make it this way or a race. Happy running!

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  5. Hey Ellie! That's cool that your BF is a pilot! That would be cool if you guys build an airplane someday. It's a time consuming thing, but SO worth it!CJ

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