Category Archives: Races

Who Wants to Run the Fit Foodie 5k With Me?

Friday evening while sitting at the airport during our long flight delay, I received a nice little surprise in my inbox: That’s right, I was selected to be a Fit Foodie 5k Ambassador!  After hearing from several bloggers about their … Continue reading

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Who Wants to Be a Bad Ass Runner?

Disclaimer: I received a complimentary virtual race entry.  I am not being compensated financially.  As always, all opinions are my own. Running in the summertime always takes stamina, perseverance, and dedication.  You never know how hot or humid its going … Continue reading

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2015 Manassas Runway 10k Recap

This past Sunday, the day after running the Jaguar 5k and getting a new 5k PR, I set out to earn a new 10k PR at the Manassas Runway 10k.  I first learned about this race from Jenny, and when … Continue reading

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2015 Jaguar 5k Recap

I went into Saturday’s Jaguar 5k with zero expectations, at least as far as a finish time was concerned.  This race is an annual fundraiser for school athletics at the school that I worked at for the first five years … Continue reading

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My Goals for This Weekend’s Races

As I mentioned in Monday’s weekly recap, I’ll be running two races this weekend: the Jaguar 5k on Saturday and the Manassas Runway 10k on Sunday. This will be my fourth year running the Jaguar 5k.  Its an annual sports fundraiser … Continue reading

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2015 Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Recap

Sunday morning I ran my fifth race of the year – the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run.  After last year’s experience, I had mixed feelings going into this year’s race.  I was excited to give this race another chance, but … Continue reading

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Friday Five – April 10th – Five Bucket List Racecations

One of the many things that I love about running is that since there are races all over the world, they offer the perfect excuse to travel and explore new cities.  My travel bucket list is pretty lengthy, as is … Continue reading

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My Goals for Sunday’s Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run

On Sunday I’ll be running my fifth race of the year – the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run.  You may recall that last year’s race didn’t go as I had hoped that it would, and resulted in a bad taste … Continue reading

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2015 Shamrock Half Marathon Recap

I woke up the morning of the half marathon both excited and nervous.  I knew that I had done all that I could during my 18 weeks of training to prepare myself for the race, and based on my long … Continue reading

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2015 Shamrock 8k Recap

Like I shared in my expo recap, I had a migraine come on during our drive down to Virginia Beach Friday evening.  After two doses of medicine, using a cold compress, drinking some ginger ale, and getting some sleep, I … Continue reading

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