Tag Archives: Charity Miles

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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Race Goals for Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Mini Marathon

At this time tomorrow, Preston and I will be in Virginia Beach. Not only will we be celebrating the end of summer with a long weekend at the beach, but we’ll both be running in Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia … Continue reading

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100 Miles Completed for Charity Miles

Back in April, I happened across Charity Miles and made the decision to train not only for the benefit of my own training progression, but also as a way to assist those in need.  Because Charity Miles is GPS activated, only … Continue reading

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Balboa Park Three Miler Race Recap

While in San Diego, Preston and I ran the Balboa Park Three Miler.  The main reason we signed up for this race was to force ourselves to run at least once while we were in San Diego.  About a month … Continue reading

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Biggest Loser 10K Race Recap

My first 10K is done and over with, and I must say that overall my first 10K was a positive experience. Yes, there were some negative aspects to this particular race, and I’m not sure that I’ll ever participate in … Continue reading

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