Tag Archives: Charity Miles

Another 100 Miles Completed for Charity Miles

Throughout the spring, summer, and fall of 2013 I frequently talked about my participation with Charity Miles to run and walk miles in order to raise money for various charities.  Because the majority of my miles throughout the late fall … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day 5K Race Recap

I’ll admit, its taken me longer than I would have liked to write this post due to how the race went last Sunday.  Although running shorter distances is generally becoming easier than it was when I first started running back … Continue reading

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Charlottesville Fall Classic 10K Race Recap

Last Sunday I ran my third 10K, the Charlottesville Fall Classic 10K.  Although I PRed two weeks earlier at the Perfect 10 10K, I was still hopeful that I would run this race just as fast, if not faster.  There … Continue reading

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Perfect 10 10K Race Recap

Last Sunday I ran my second 10K, the Perfect 10 10K.  This race had two distance options, a 10 miler and a 10K.  Because I was in need of a 10K time to submit to runDisney for my corral placement … Continue reading

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Dulles Day 5K on the Runway Race Recap

The Dulles Day 5K was by far the most rewarding running experience I’ve had since I started running back in March.  Not only was the weather perfect for running (it was a cool 53 degrees when Preston and I left … Continue reading

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9/11 Memorial 5K Race Recap

The morning of the 9/11 Memorial 5K, Preston and I had the privilege to greet arriving World War II veterans coming in on honor flights from Florida and Indiana.  To then end the day with a race in honor of … Continue reading

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Electric Run DC Race Recap

Last Friday evening, Preston and I had the privilege to participate in the Electric Run DC. For those who haven’t heard about the Electric Run series, its an untimed running event where you run while glowing in the dark.  Its … Continue reading

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Race Goals for Tomorrow’s Dulles Day 5K on the Runway

When the announcement for the brand new Dulles Day 5K on the Runway was made back in July, I immediately got excited about the opportunity to run on an airport runway. Not only will this be a unique experience because … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Mini Marathon Race Recap

Hot, humid, and sweaty was the theme of this race. I’m quickly realizing why summer is not a runner’s friend, and last Sunday’s race in Virginia Beach confirmed my feelings. We kicked off race weekend on Saturday morning with a … Continue reading

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Race Goals for Tonight’s 9/11 Memorial Run

Tonight Preston and I will be running our third race of the week.  Yes, I said it – third!  My first week of school with my new students has been bookended with races – the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach … Continue reading

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