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...

My Marathons
Number Location/Year Time & Comments
31 Chicago/2019 3:20:0. My 11th Chicago marathon!
30 NYC/2018 3:26:31. OK, not a great time but hey it's NYC and you finish in Central park!
29 Berlin/2018 3:30:35. Flatter course than Chicago but poor time.
28 Chicago/2017 3:16:31. 3rd marathon of 2017
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 this was 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. One of my favorites. Loved those hills...ouch!
15 Nashville/2011 3:12:22: Supposed to have a musical band every mile..but 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: Wow. Humbling course along HWY 1 and too beautiful to get a great time!
12 Chicago/2009 2:58:03. I pulled my hamstring at mile 16..but somehow still managed a 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. Not a good showing
8 NYC/2007 2:58:30. My first NYC and sub 3!
7 Boston/2007 3:04:12. Getting there Boston
6 Chicago/2006

2:53:06. My first sub 3 and still my personal best!

5 Boston/2006 3:34:00. OK, I 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. Improving even more.
2 Chicago/2003 3:20:21. Improving
1 Chicago/2002 3:26:27. Not too shabby for a 1st marathon!
Personal Best 2:53:06 Chicago Marathon 2006
Personal Worst 3:34 Boston Marathon 2006
Sub 3 Marathons 5 marathons: Chicago (3), Boston, NYC
Average Time 3:13