I raced the last Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon in my longest run since May

For the fourth year, I headed from the Mike Sterling 10K in Crisfield onto the next destination — Virginia Beach for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon. My first time running the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon was in 2017, during my first year as a BibRave Pro. I’ve run the … More I raced the last Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon in my longest run since May

On a beautiful day, I beat last year’s Mike Sterling 10K time by four minutes

I knew it was a good sign when I went out for a casual 5K evening run last week, a couple days before the Mike Sterling 10K, and ran the first mile in 10:54 without expending all my effort. In this summer’s heat and humidity, struggling through 12-, 13- and 14-minute miles has been the … More On a beautiful day, I beat last year’s Mike Sterling 10K time by four minutes

August Running Wrap-Up: A hot, humid month with lots of miles

I just finished a double-race weekend, but before I get to writing about that, I’m going to wrap up my August running. This was the fourth month in a row that I hit 100 or more miles this year, and it was my highest-mileage month of the year so far. I ran 116.25 miles. I … More August Running Wrap-Up: A hot, humid month with lots of miles