About

Welcome to Mag Mile Runner. I’m a runner & fitness enthusiast who loves to get the most out of the great city of Chicago.

Mag Mile Runner is a play on my name (Maggie), my location (Chicago, home of the Mag[nificent] Mile) and my hobby jogging, er, running.

Contact me at mag@magmilerunner.com.

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A dancer and soccer player turned runner, I ran my first half marathon in 2010. It was awful and I swore I’d never do it again, but all runners know that’s a lie. To date, I’ve run 63 total races, including 13 half marathons. In addition to running, I stay fit through yoga, pilates, swimming, cycling (mostly on a Divvy), lifting heavy things, ballet and burlesque dancing, and drinking dry red wine and sour beers. (Uhh … carbs.) I’m one of the fast women your mother warned you about.

In 2014, I dealt with a bout of runners knee. As a result, I dialed back my running significantly during 2015-2016 to focus on other interests, including yoga, Pilates, and weight lifting. In early 2017, I was ready to get back into my old running habit, while still regularly doing the other workouts I enjoy.  And since I was so much stronger than before, I tackled my first Spartan Race, which was extremely challenging but incredibly rewarding.

Outside of fitness, I am married with a cat and living on the Near West Side of Chicago. I grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago and the rest of my immediate family (parents, brothers) still live there. My day job is working for a retail real estate company as a marketing data analyst. I also work with freelance clients from time to time to help with their digital marketing efforts. Learn more at MaggieWolff.com.

 

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