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Introduction Growing up in Kansas City, Missouri, running was the necessary evil I grudgingly submitted to so I could compete on the tennis, basketball and soccer teams. After graduating from college and moving to New York City, where I was an editor at SELF Magazine, I had an ah-ha time for team sports meant no outlet for my energy. So began my late-to-bloom love of running. I'm happily back in the good old Midwest working as an editor at the weekly magazine Time Out Chicago and I've become obsessed with two new sports since living on Lake Michigan: swimming and biking. I love writing and reading about fitness and nutrition and am admittedly addicted to active endeavors, but I own up to loving the fries, pizza, burger or beer waiting on the other side of a workout. You can reach me at