Nope, not for you, Bandit This was my third time at the Thacher Park Trail Running Festival, my second time running the 10k -- to be totally honest, if the 5k was still an option as it was the first time I attended this festival, I'd still be running it! I last ran this race … Continue reading Thacher Park Trail Festival 10k Race Recap 8/21/22
How could you not want to run a race called Good Karma? Add to that that it's at a park that's quite close to me that I know very well. It's a good cause, too -- from the Website: All net proceeds from the Good Karma 5K Run/Walk will benefit AIM for Seva and the Regional … Continue reading Good Karma 5k Race Recap
Another busy week, but some fun things in there. A movie -- I think you might be able to guess which one if you like movies, although it's a nod to the original; a race, and pierogis! I'm joining Kim @ Kimrunsonthefly and Deborah @ Confessionsofamotherrunner, and giving thanks for unseasonably cool weather on race … Continue reading The Need for Speed: 6/13 – 19 WRD
It's definitely been a hot minute since I did a real life race -- not since the end of 2019. This race was put on my radar by a running friend, who shared it because they donate a book to a child for each registrant -- and it's on the way to my moms. You've … Continue reading Kiwanis Kingston Classic 5k Race Recap
I'm doing a play on my Did I run there posts (here and here). So did I race this week? I'm joining Kim @ Kimrunsonthefly and Deborah @ Confessionsofamotherrunner, and running from Winter to Spring -- again! Workouts update Monday: Yoga AM (30 min), hiking Montgomery Place & Falling Waters Preserve, drive home from moms, Yoga … Continue reading Did I race this week?: 4/18 – 24 WRD
Runners invest so much time and energy in training for their races that it's completely understandable when we start to get worried about something going wrong before or during the race. You know what? Sometimes it will. Sometimes that race will totally suck, and other times you'll dig deep and come out smiling. What if … Continue reading What if I ________ in a race?
Do you take a moment to look at how the first half of the year has gone, or do you just go on with the second half? Whether you set goals or not, I always think it's a good idea to reflect (but not ruminate) on what has happened, so you can adjust your sails … Continue reading Half Year Check In
Last week I ran the longest I've run in about a month: 5 miles. And it felt hard. I got to wondering will I ever run another half marathon? Fairytales and Fitness There are still roughly 30 states to visit Yes, I've done about 20 states in my quest to run a half marathon in every … Continue reading Will I Run Another Half?
Last week I shared my #1 Race Pet Peeve here, but since I don't like to be a Debbie Downer too often, this week I'm sharing what I'm most looking forward to when I can race again. Have any guesses? The Benefits of Racing There are so many great things about racing: Exploring a new … Continue reading My #1 Reason to Race
I'm sure most runners right about now would be willing to overlook a lot of race faux pas if they could just race! Today's subject was "What was the worst thing that ever happened to you at a race?". I've been lucky; nothing horrible has ever happened to me at a race. Instead I'm sharing … Continue reading My #1 Race Pet Peeve