"Why Chicago Again?" @djritzenhein @RunCompetitor @ChiMarathon

I was so excited to announce last week that I would be returning to the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon! It may seem like a long way off, it is still eight months away, but I wanted to be able to focus my whole year around that race. By making Chicago my main goal, it does not mean it’s the only thing that matters, but instead it means I want to make sure I peak at the right moment. Physically I want to do the right training throughout the year so that I have a great 2013 but also so that I am at my best come October. The good news is that I have a road map of last year. In 2012 I was focused on making it to the Olympic Games. I wouldn’t say that Chicago was an after-thought but I had a lot on my mind before I could even turn my attention to that race. I think it helped to keep me distracted but there are a few things I want to do differently throughout the year. I w...

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