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Going Vertical at the Sears Tower

Yesterday, I competed in the GoVertical Chicago – Sears Tower Stair Climb. This grueling race sents competitors up the stairwell for 103 storeys, and 2,109 steps to the top of the tallest building in North America. Last year in this race, I started out way too fast and had to crawl the last 30 floors to finish in 5th place. Continue reading

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Reaching New Heights at Sears Tower

Racing up the stairwell of the tallest building in the North America sounds easy right? After 105 flights of pain, I discover otherwise. Perhaps I shouldn’t have spent the entire day before the race in the blistering cold winds of the Lake Michigan shoreline, as I ran with and supported the Run Raw Team in a 50K ultra-marathon – Note to self: rest in a warm place the day before a race. Continue reading

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