This Saturday, May 5th Group Run: Oz Park..........
Location: Corner of Larrabee and Dickens Time: 6:45am check-in.................7:00am RUN & WALK Distance: 20 to 90 minutes at a relaxed pace You are welcome to walk with me! Please RSVP to me by 6pmFriday. The weather is really looking better for Saturday....... Finally Spring temps will be with us.
SEMINAR: HOW TO TRAIN FOR YOUR BEST CHICAGO MARATHON Date: Tuesday, May 8th Time: 7:45-9:00pm Location: Athletico Lincoln Park East, 2400 N. Sheffield at Fullerton Free parking along the North fence Cost: Free to you and your friends! E-mail your questions to Coach Mark in advance
CHICAGO MARATHON TRAINING KICK OFF RUN AT OZ PARK: Saturday, May 19th at Oz Park .....7:30am Please save this important date.
SUPER SATURDAY DISCOUNT DAY AT DICK POND ATHLETICS IN PARK RIDGE: Saturday, June 2nd..........9:00am to 12 Noon DISCOUNTS ON EVERYTHING IN THE STORY..........Shoes, socks, fuel belts, hats, clothing, sun glasses, watches, etc This is the day to stock up on everything you need for a successful training season. Free breakfast and free massages!!!
We will have our Saturday run on the Cook County North Branch Bike Trail starting at 7am prior to the shopping. It is located only 5 minutes from Dick Pond. Your friends and family are invited to both the run/walk and shopping event.
FREE INJURY SCREENINGS AT ATHLETICO:
If you have an injury or some pain, you should get it checked out by a professional PT. I can arrange a free screening for you at Athletico with a PT that specializes in treating runners! They have many locations and appointments are usually available in less than a week. If you are injured......please let me know so I can also help you will your recovery plan.
Looking forward to seeing you this Saturday morning at Oz.
CHICAGO RUNNER SETS A NEW STATE OF ILLINOIS RECORD AT THE BOSTON MARATHON
A life long Chicagoan, Mark Buciak, member of Boston's Quarter Century Club set a new State of Illinois record on Monday by completing his 39th consecutive Boston Marathon. Mark has run more Boston Marathons than any other runner from the State of Illinois in the 122 year of the race. In the extreme weather conditions of cold temps, strong head winds and heavy rain Buciak's 2nd half marathon was only 63 seconds slower than his first and his last mile of the race was his fastest mile. He had a surgery for a complete hip replacement at Northwestern Hospital only 4 months. Buciak has a 2:30:25 PB in the 1983 Boston Marathon and has run the last 13 Bostons with a cow valve in his heart.
Coach Mark has completed 62 career marathons including 39 straight Boston Marathons. The only thing he loves more than running is sharing his passion and knowledge of running with other runners. Coach Mark has been training runners for over 25 years and is the only training program to have achieved a 100% completion rate for his marathoners (Chicago and Boston Marathons: 2007- 2017 ). He specializes in coaching charity runners. Helping them achieve their running and fund raising goals.
Coach Mark has completed 62 career marathons including 39 straight Boston Marathons. The only thing he loves more than running is sharing his passion and knowledge of running with other runners. Coach Mark has been training runners for over 25 years and is the only training program to have achieved a 100% completion rate for his marathoners (Chicago and Boston Marathons: 2007-2015). He specializes in coaching charity runners. Helping them achieve their running and fund raising goals.