2018 Fall Racing – Client Accomplishments

Lisle Turkey Trot Tune-up 5K

Peter, Catherine, Wally, Carolyn, Tony and Jerry ran the Lisle Turkey Trot Tune-up 5K. Peter was 4th overall and 1st in his age group! Wally, Carolyn and Tony were 2nd in age group. Jerry was 3rd in age group. Great job to all of you!

Hot Chocolate 5K

Clients Susan (right) and her daughter Hannah (center) ran the Hot Chocolate 5K. Hannah’s first race after major knee surgery! Susan does personal training and RunSMART with us and Hannah did her knee surgery prehab in RunSMART. Great job!

Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

Mary ran a great 4:13 at the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon to finish her season. Great racing season! PRs in the marathon and the half marathon.

Naperville Half Marathon and 5K **Half Marathon PR**

Carolyn, Peter, Mary and Jovan completed the Naperville Half Marathon. Carolyn ran 1:52 (within 30 seconds of her PR) and Peter ran 1:53 (Peter was leading the 1:55 pace group). Mary ran 2:00 (a PR and 6th in age group) as a final training run for the Indianapolis Marathon in 2 weeks. Jim completed the Naperville 5K (his first race in a year) and was 6th in his age group. Great job today!

Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon **Boston 2020 qualifier/Marathon PR/5th in age group – Marathon PR!/10th in age group – 3 clients finished**

Mary, Carolyn and Karl are running the Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon today. Karl set another PR and Boston Qualifying time of 3:45, good for 5th in his age group. He is now qualified for Boston 2020! Mary set a huge PR (by 16 minutes) of 4:11, good for 10th in her age group! Outstanding! Mary said “Never did I think I could pull that off, Your Training got me that time!” Carolyn completed the marathon in a great time of 4:12. Great job by all 3 runners!

Chicago Marathon **5 clients finished**

Paul, Bill, Daisy, Mirian and Rebecca are on the course at the Chicago Marathon. Paul, Rebecca and Daisy have completed the race. Stay tuned for more results.

Boston Marathon 2019 **2 clients accepted!**

Peter and Karl  have been accepted to run the 2019 Boston Marathon!   Their qualifying times exceeded the standard and they have already been accepted into the starting field for 2019.   Congratulations and well deserved!!

Fox Valley Races **1 marathon finish, 2 20 miler finishes, 2 Half Marathon finishes**

Peter completed the Fox Valley Marathon in 4:01 – his goal was to work on pacing and mileage for next years 50 mile race so mission accomplished!

Carolyn completed the FoxValley 20 miler at a solid 9:30 per mile pace. Mary also completed the Fox Valley 20 miler at 10:47 per mile pace. Both are training for the Milwaukee Marathon in 3 weeks

Catherine completed the Fox Valley Half Marathon. This is Catherine’s first Half Marathon in a while – great job! Jovan completed the Fox Valley Half Marathon – he has done several half marathons this year!

CARA Ready To Run Lakefront 20 miler

Paul completed the CARA Ready to Run Lakefront 20 miler in preparation for the Chicago Marathon in 3 weeks. Pacing was good for this run (under 7 minute per mile average)!

BQ26.2 Marathon **Boston Qualifying Time, 3rd in Age Group, Personal Record**

Huge congratulations to Karl  for running a Boston Qualifying time today of 3:48:24 at the BQ26.2 Marathon! Karl exceeded the standard by almost 7 minutes which should allow him to run Boston next spring! Great Job Karl! This is Karl’s first Boston Qualifying time.

Upcoming Events:

Clients are busy training for their Fall Races!  Plans include: Chicago Marathon (3 clients), Milwaukee Marathon (3 clients), Naperville Half Marathon (2 clients).   Stay tuned for their results!

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