I love running along the Chicago lakefront and more recently along the Thames river in London. Here is a list of the marathons I have completed...

Number Location/Year Time & Comments
27 Stirling/2017 3:11:49 (This was the 1st ever marathon held in Stirling, Scotland)
26 London/2017 3:09:12 (Lovely course and incredible finish in front of the palace)
25 Boston/2016 3:33:20 (Humbled...)
24 Venice/2015 3:18:20 (Not my best time but happy to be running after an injury)
23 Florence/2014 3:09:23 (Running in one of most beautiful cities in the world!)
22 Boston/2014 3:11:19 (I can do better than this!)
21 NYC/2013 3:14:03 (NYC...enough said)
20 Chicago/2013 3:09:12 (lovely weather once again but fell apart after mile 15)
19 Chicago/2012 3:04:35 (Lovely weather but couldn't break 3....)
18 LA/2012 3:05:38 (Beautiful weather and lovely course but not a well organized event).
17 Chicago/2011 2:59:38 (Yea...finally another sub 3 marathon after 2 years!)
16 San Fran/2011 3:02:32 (loved those hills...ouch!)
15 Nashville/2011 3:12:22 (musical band every mile..but I saw none after mile 15!)
14 NYC/2010 3:13:37 (disappointed not to break 3 on my birthday)
13 Big Sur/2010 3:17:03 (humbling course along HWY 1 and too beautiful to get a great time)
12 Chicago/2009 2:58:03 (pulled my hamstring at mile 16..but sub 3!)
11 Boston/2009 2:57:28 (finally, a sub 3 Boston!)
10 Chicago/2008 3:06:31 (hot again!)
9 Boston/2008 3:09:40 (oh no...)
8 NYC/2007 2:58:30 (first NYC and sub 3!)
7 Boston/2007 3:04:12 (getting there)
6 Chicago/2006

2:53:06 (My first sub 3 and still my personal best)

5 Boston/2006 3:34:00 (choked at mile 17 and walked most of the remaining miles)
4 Grandma's/2005 3:04:43 (lovely course along lake superior)
3 Chicago/2004 3:13:11 (and better...)
2 Chicago/2003 3:20:21 (getting better)
1 Chicago/2002 3:26:27 (Not too shabby for a 1st marathon!)
Average Time 3:10
Personal Best 2:53:06 Chicago Marathon 2006