Free entry before March 25


Mercy Home still has entries for the 2013 Chicago Marathon!

And if you sign up by March 25 to help our kids, we’ll pay your entrance fee!

When you run the Chicago Marathon as a Mercy Home Hero you get:

  • The best training from Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) or Chicago Endrance sports – your choice
  • Fundraising tools to tell your story – including your own personal web page, event connections, and free supplies
  • Access to the BEST cheering station for friends and family at our boys’ campus at mile 16
  • VIP gear check and post-race private party with massages and transportation
  • Chicago‘s finest pre-race pasta dinner featuring a team of Chicago’s best chefs
  • The knowledge that you MAKE A DIFFERENCE for homeless and hurting children who live at Mercy Home

We stick with you every step of the way – with Mercy Home Heroes support – you CAN get to the finish line!

For more information email Susan at susan.flood@mercyhome.org or register at Mercy Home Heroes Registration.







About horowitzrun

Jeff is a certified running, cycling, and triathlon coach, and is the author of "My First 100 Marathons" (Skyhorse Press 2008) and "Smart Marathon Training" (Velo Press 2011). An obviously addicted runner, Jeff has run at least one marathon in every state and on 6 continents, including marathons in South Africa, China, Bangkok, and Antarctica. Jeff is available for group, one-on-one, and virtual coaching. Options include: 1. Basic Training Plan. This includes a customized training schedule geared towards a goal race, with a detailed running schedule that would include all distances and target times for each workout, including speedwork, tempo, and endurance sessions. 2. Complete Fitness and Race Plan. This includes the plan listed above, plus the non-running workouts and drills that runners need for better overall fitness and performance. You would get strength & core workouts, as well as run-specific training drills and stretches. 3. Virtual Coaching. This includes all of the above, implemented on a week-by-week basis. We review each week's progress at week's end so that adjustments can be made. The program is tailored to suit you right up to race day. It involves more contact, on a weekly or even daily basis. 4. Full Coaching for athletes in the Washington DC area. All of the above, plus a weekly workout together including speedwork, drills, and strength training. 5. Individual track sessions. One-on-one track-based workouts. Contact Jeff for pricing.
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