September was a pretty busy month of running for me. My last run of the month not only got me to 100 miles for the month, but 1,000 for the year. I ran 101.31 miles. Thirty-one of these miles were at the Pemberton 24, which included both running and walking. I did two in-person races … More September running wrap-up: 1,000 miles down in 2020, two in-person races and more
There are challenges that come with an event like the Pemberton 24 that aren’t found at many other types of races.
One challenge is that unless you plan to do all 24 of the 5Ks offered, there is no real “finish” that you must meet. You stop running when you meet your goal — but, you can skip a 5K, or a few 5Ks, and come back to the race course. You can use strategy to get extra points during the middle-of-the-night 5Ks. Your goal can change at any time. … More Pemberton 24 Take 2: I completed 10 5Ks in 24 hours
I’ve participated in the Run, White & Blue 5K at Delaware Technical Community College in Georgetown since 2016. I love this race, always held on a Thursday evening, and the massive amounts of food served afterward. For those past four years, I received a free entry in exchange for blogging about the race. So, even … More I struggled through the virtual Run, White & Blue 5K
I’d been wanting to make it back to the trails at Hashawha Environmental Center in Westminster, Maryland, for a while, and I finally made that happen last month, on Sept. 6. I grew up about 30 minutes away in Hampstead, and I remember going to Hashawha — which is north of the Westminster city limits … More I ran the trails at Hashawha for the first time in more than a decade