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
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
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 had 60 days to run 250 miles in the virtual Race Across Maryland. This was about 30 miles a week, and I figured it would pose a good challenge, as it’s a little more than my usual mileage. So, it would be a stretch, but doable. But I got behind, and did something I’m … More The virtual Race Across Maryland kept me running through the hot summer
Ever wondered what speed you could get a speed camera up to by running past it? I did that during May. Read on to see how fast I went and what else I did during another month affected by COVID-19. … More Running past a speed camera, and other things I did during May
Disclaimer: I am an ambassador for the St. Michaels Running Festival Half Marathon. I had a range of days to pick from for my virtual St. Michaels Running Festival Half Marathon, but I decided I wanted to run on the day the race was originally scheduled — today, May 16. It was the first day … More Virtual St. Michaels Half: The heat is here!
It looks like virtual races are all we will be able to have for a while, and on Saturday, April 25, the day that the Zoo Stampede was supposed to take place here in Salisbury, I ran the Virtual Zoo Stampede 5K Self Challenge. I hadn’t signed up for this race. I likely would have … More I improved my virtual 5K time at the Zoo Stampede
It was time for yet another virtual run on Wednesday. I ran Part 2 of the 5K for Front Lines Virtual Run/Walk on Wednesday, April 15 — my fifth virtual race since coronavirus started impacting our lives. This virtual run/walk was put on by Wicomico County Recreation & Parks, where I work, in partnership with … More I ran for the front lines again!
On Wednesday, April 8, I set out for my first 5K for speed since September. But the pace didn’t really matter — what mattered was logging the 3.1 miles that would help get a meal to a frontline employee in Wicomico County. Wicomico County Recreation & Parks, where I work, partnered with Amerigroup and the … More I ran a virtual 5K to support Wicomico’s frontline employees — and you can, too