I did the Dogfish Dash as a fun run… the day after the Pemberton 24

This year’s Dogfish Dash wasn’t my typical race. In fact, I really embraced Dogfish Head’s “off-centered” motto. I’ve run the Dogfish Dash, and its varying distances, every year it’s been held in-person since 2013. It wasn’t held the past two years, so this year’s race, on Sept. 25, was the first one since 2019. It … More I did the Dogfish Dash as a fun run… the day after the Pemberton 24

I hit a new event distance PR at this year’s Pemberton 24

What do pajamas, a fruit smoothie and a skeleton on a couch have in common? They were all part of this year’s Pemberton 24. It’s the most unique race I participate in each year, and it’s put on by Algonquin Ultras Inc. and my workplace, Wicomico County Recreation & Parks. My job involves marketing the … More I hit a new event distance PR at this year’s Pemberton 24

I fought the wind to earn a strong finish at the Atlantic City Marathon

Disclaimer: I received an entry to the Atlantic City Marathon to as part of being a BibRave Ambassador. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Ambassador, and check out BibRave.com to find and write race reviews! Once again, I was nearing the finish line of a marathon in about five hours and 34 minutes. First, it … More I fought the wind to earn a strong finish at the Atlantic City Marathon

I ran my fastest 5K since 2019 at the Run, White and Blue 5K

I’ve been making some strides to get faster this year, and I was able to run my fastest 5K since 2019 at Sept. 8’s Run, White and Blue 5K at Delaware Technical & Community College in Georgetown. Although I was able to run a fast-for-me race, I did cough throughout most of it, especially after … More I ran my fastest 5K since 2019 at the Run, White and Blue 5K

Mike Sterling 10K: A great way to kick off Labor Day Weekend

On Labor Day Weekend — Crab Derby Weekend — I headed to Crisfield for my 11th annual Mike Sterling 10K. It was the 43rd running of the race. I drove down on Saturday, Sept. 3, with Rose, who was running her first race ever. Plenty of our Eastern Shore Running Club friends also participated, and … More Mike Sterling 10K: A great way to kick off Labor Day Weekend

Once again, I tackled Salisbury’s toughest trail during the Naylor Mill 7K

Although summer is my least favorite season in which to run and race, I’ve run every Naylor Mill 7K that’s taken place so far, and I’m not about to stop now. This race — the Bacon vs. Scrapple run — is always on a Friday evening in August at the Naylor Mill Forest Trail in … More Once again, I tackled Salisbury’s toughest trail during the Naylor Mill 7K

My run at Grandma’s Marathon was tough yet beautiful — and tips for travelers

Last month, I traveled out of the Mid-Atlantic for the first time since the pandemic began to run Grandma’s Marathon. I’ve been eyeing this race for a while, and on the day registration opened for the 2022 race, I signed up. While it unfortunately ended up being my slowest marathon, it was a great event, … More My run at Grandma’s Marathon was tough yet beautiful — and tips for travelers