On Sunday, May 2, I headed down to the Eastern Shore of Virginia for my second Run For The Animals Half Marathon within a year. The Run For The Animals is normally held in the spring, but last year’s race was postponed to November because of the pandemic. The race last weekend was the 10th … More Run For The Animals Half Marathon: A taste of warmer weather… and ice cream!
I’m so far away from my personal record times that I am just not in a place to go for PRs right now. However, I did set a goal for 2021 to beat two of my distance times from last year (5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon). I’ve already beaten my fastest 2020 half marathon time with my run at this month’s Salisbury Half Marathon, and I tried to beat my fastest 2020 5K on Saturday, when I ran my virtual Zoo Stampede 5K. … More I challenged myself with the virtual Zoo Stampede 5K
When was the last time you heard a news story about an indigenous woman going missing or being murdered? Support MMIW USA during the National Day of Awareness MMIW Virtual Run. … More I’m running to honor Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Join me for this virtual event.
I went into the Salisbury Half Marathon with a goal of running an average pace of sub-11:00 miles. As I ran, the miles kept going by, and I kept seeing splits faster than 11:00. And, I kept feeling good. So I kept going — with confidence. And when I had about 31 minutes for the … More I crushed my goal at the Salisbury Half Marathon
It’s shocking and appalling to think that anyone could go for a run and not come home because they were shot and killed. But that’s what happened to Ahmaud Arbery on Feb. 23, 2020. … More I participated in #FinishTheRun and ran for change on Feb. 23
When I stepped onto the Ocean City Boardwalk on Saturday morning at Somerset Street, wearing a reindeer antler headband and my race bib, a couple people told me there were some reindeer looking for me, and one of them pointed north. That was why I’d come to the Boardwalk — to find reindeer as part … More TEAM 360’s Reindeer Run 10K was a unique, fun way to do a virtual race
When I toed the starting line at the Run for the Animals Half Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 29, it was the first time I was attempting to run a half marathon for speed in nearly a year. … More Run for the Animals an opportunity to test my speed at the half marathon distance
Of course, 2020 has been an odd year. But this year, I got to participate in one annual tradition for many that was new to me — running a Thanksgiving Day race! For the past five years or so, I have volunteered at the Turkey Trek 5K that my work, Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism, … More I ran my first Thanksgiving Day race ever — in 2020
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 didn’t feel my best at the Mike Sterling 10K on Labor Day weekend, but I appreciated the feeling of heading toward that finish line — marked by a crab pot arch. That feeling is something I just don’t think can be duplicated in a virtual event. Plus, I, along with my blog, got a … More Out of racing practice: My ninth Mike Sterling 10K