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GoPro Chicago Marathon

Chicago Marathon GoPro time lapse

This last Sunday, I completed my second Chicago Marathon.  It was the first time I incorporated a GoPro. I used the GoPro Hero 4 and mounted it via the chest mount. I can report the I did not experience any chafing from wearing the mount. It felt comfortable. I used the ten second time lapse […]

Big Shoulders

Chicago Marathon Big Shoulders Racing Team

The last time I ran the Chicago Marathon, I crossed my fingers and joined the lottery. Lucky for me, I won and got to run 26.2 miles. I was sure happy I won that contest. This year, I am leaving nothing to chance. I joined the Chicago Marathon Big Shoulders Racing Team. Related: Traveling Ted […]

give back

Second chance to give back an inspiration #LiveOnGiveOn

Giving back is the right thing to do. People who have experienced a serious medical ailment know this best. All of the Bakken Invitation award honorees are passionate about using their second chance in order to give back to others who are not as fortunate as them. Those that are healthy can learn from these […]

Bakken Invitation

Ironheart Foundation and Live on. Give on.

Running and finishing the Chicago Marathon made me realize how lucky I am to have my health Last year I ran the Chicago Marathon, which was my first effort in the grueling 26.2 mile course. I had participated in two cross-country ski marathons previous to this and have since competed in two more. I enjoy […]

Chicago Marathon photo essay

That time at the Chicago Marathon photo essay

I once again and broke down and purchased my set of racing photos from the Chicago Marathon taken by Marathon Foto. I usually don’t buy into these schemes from professional photography companies to separate you from you dollar, but when I was emailed the set, I had to have them. I also bought a set […]

Chicago Marathon morning

A Chicago Marathon morning and take off

After months of training and over 700 mile spent running and hitting the pavement, it was time to run the Chicago Marathon. I woke at 4:30 a.m. and had some toast and jelly, kind snack bar, and some gatorade. Then I caught the brown line in. I live on the end of the Brown line […]