Hair of the DoG 5k

Kicking off the New Year with a 5k is better than waking up to a hangover.  This morning, I woke up to bitterly cold temperatures.  This part of Virginia is considered the sweet spot – never too hot and never too cold.  That was not the case this morning.  Dressing in layers was going to… More Hair of the DoG 5k

Race Report:  39th Cooper River Bridge 10k

Who drives 900 miles to run a 10k?  This guy! The opportunity to run over the Cooper River Bridge was in large part due to Boeing.  They were gracious enough to pay for our race entries and mail us our goodie bags prior to our travels.  They are a major sponsor for U.S. Military Endurance… More Race Report:  39th Cooper River Bridge 10k

Race Report: Sentara Colonial Half Marathon

The College of William and Mary’s Track and Field program and Sentara Medical partnered to host the 37th annual 5k and half marathon races.  All of the events took place on the college campus and the weather was picture perfect; not a cloud in the sky and the temperature was in the upper 60’s. The… More Race Report: Sentara Colonial Half Marathon

A Change of Pace

This weekend, I was supposed to be lacing up for the final long run prior to One City Marathon (March 13). Then I received a message from Eric, he found a local half marathon in Williamsburg that was still taking registrations. The Sentara Colonial Half Marathon, 37th annual half marathon, a race that supports the… More A Change of Pace

Surf City Marathon Race Report

Mark Jimenez is a very dear friend to my family and me. When I began my running journey, I turned to Mark for everything. He was the only person I knew (at the time) who had ever run a marathon. I bugged him so much that he decided to join me on my runs. This… More Surf City Marathon Race Report

First PR of the Year – 10k

Running this morning was nothing short of amazing! Starting off, the temperatures were in the mid-30s and the slightest breeze of breezes was coming off the bay. Today, JBLE hosted the first fun run of 2016 – MLK 5k/10k. Every month the Fitness Center hosts a themed run. We did not have as many runners… More First PR of the Year – 10k

Race Around the Base

It is hard to believe that 2015 is almost over. The 6th Annual Race Around the Base 10 Miler marked my last official event for the year, and what a year it has been.  I am proud to say I was able to log over 1,500 miles – not my initial goal, but still something I… More Race Around the Base