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Let's just say they call it Perfect Timing for a reason.
Ever been there? In the early phase of a comeback, when an opportunity practically landed in your lap? And your gut instinct immediately said, "Let's do this!"
Well, it's been my reality for a couple of months now.
Affiliated with the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon, the Criss-Cross Virtual Challenge (website HERE) began November 5, 2020. It's a (virtual) trek across the state of Illinois, ending on May 1, 2021.
This challenge has been a great fit for me as I continue my rally-back from my first-ever stress fracture. I recently finished the West-to-East route. As of Thursday (January 7th), I am currently 40 miles into my journey on the North-to-South course.
Here are some key points: