Tag Archives: 5k


77/365 – Running Towards the (Zoo) Lights

This morning I had the pleasure of running my 2nd official 5K.  If you remember the first one (Pumpkins in the Park) I was a mess afterwards.  My legs were wobbly and I couldn’t walk right for days.  While I may have been unprepared in […]


49/365 – Turkey Trott

Megan has been instrumental in cheerleading me to better shape.  I made a promise to myself last February thatI;d loose weight and eat more health.  And I have.  Back then I was around 200lbs and eating poorly.  I’ve given up soda for way over a […]

The 2011 Pumpkins in the Park Map

14/365 – Pumpkins in the Park

Pumpkins in the Park What is Pumpkins in the Park, you ask.  Why, good sir and/or madame, it’s Chicago’s Halloween themed 5k run in Lincoln Park.  The last and only time Megan and I participated in a 5k was the Shamrock Shuffle in 2009.  There […]