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Eric DiPietro
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Reflecting on 2016
I entered 2016 with high hopes. My 2015 was pure awesomeness. I thrived at running and set PRs at basically every distance while pushing the limits of what my body could do. I also managed to buy a condo and run my first 50 miler. I may have over extended m...

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Marine Corp Marathon Recap
Race information What?  Marine Corp Marathon When?  October 30th, 2016 How far?  26.2 Miles Website?   http://www.marinemarathon.com/ Goals Goal Description Completed? A Have fun Yes B No injuries Yes C Break 4 hours Yes Pre-race I arrived in town on Friday...

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Race Report: Chicago Marathon 2016
Race information What?  Chicago Marathon When?  October 9th, 2016 How far?  26.2 Miles Website?  https://www.chicagomarathon.com/ Goals Goal Description Completed? A Have fun Yes B No injuries Yes C Break 4 hours Yes Pre-race I entered the lottery for Chica...

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St George Marathon
Race information What?  St George Marathon When?  October 1st, 2016 How far?  26.2 Miles Website? http://www.stgeorgemarathon.com/ Goals Goal Description Completed? A < 3:15 No B < 3:28 No C < 4:00 Yes Race strategy This was going to be my attempt at my fas...

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Aspen Valley Marathon
Race information What?  Aspen Valley Marathon When?  July 16th, 2016 How far?  26.2 Miles Website?   http://www.aspenvalleymarathon.com/ Goals Goal Description Completed? A < 3:45 No B < 4:00 Yes C Have fun Yes Race strategy I didn't come into this marathon...

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Ragnar Relay Madison to Chicago 2016 Edition
Once again I got roped by Mo into running Ragnar Relay. This year we joined some of her Milwaukee based friends on a team and thus were the only Chicago based runners. I had to pack even lighter this year since we'd be taking Amtrak up to Milwaukee the nigh...

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Flying Pig Marathon Recap
I had heard many good and potentially concerning things about Flying Pig before I had run it. People talked about the great course and crowd support. They also talked about the hills. Given that this was day 2 of my first ever marathon double, the hills wou...

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Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon
Some time ago I got the bright idea of running two marathons in one weekend. Kentucky Derby and Flying Pig seemed like the perfect set up since the races were only about 80 miles apart. I soon signed up and all was well until race weekend approached. I was ...

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Ravenswood 5K 2016 Edition
After last year's move to Lincoln Square, this meant that Ravenswood was now my neighborhood race. I had to sign up for it of course. I've run this race for a few years now and the convenience factor was now a definite plus. I was able to do packet pick up ...

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