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Triathlon seminar: I survived the swim and then some

Participants listen as the Fleet Feet Chicago instructors demonstrate how to put on a triathlon wetsuit.

My USAT membership card came in the mail a couple of weeks ago. But I didn’t feel like a triathlete until last weekend.

On Sunday, June 27, Fleet Feet Chicago put on a women-only triathlon seminar at Ohio Street Beach called, “Surviving the Swim.” Thankfully I survived. Continue reading

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Hurt? Volunteer for races like #SF10, meet your Twitter friends

My new Twitter friend Brady (@bgervais) and I (@fmyinjury) met up to volunteer.

When I moved to Chicago in 2004 for grad school, I knew exactly zero people.

This, of course, was both before I discovered I liked running and before the micro-blog/social media sensation Twitter. Continue reading

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