Tag Archives: 5k

YAAAAS (2018 Turkey Trot 5k report)

Well, I came in this year with a goal: break 30 minutes in a 5k. Yay! This race keeps getting bigger each year, and once again it was very crowded. But I lined up near the front this time, and … Continue reading

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Race prep and event prep

Well, I’m racing tomorrow morning and it is forecast to be COLD– around 26ºF, with some wind. This should be fun… My husband signed up to run too, but he hasn’t done any running in months. There are plenty of … Continue reading

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Alejandro the Chinchilla

First off, I fail at recovery runs. After my 2 a day yesterday ($husband strained his back doing rows; now he’s grumpy and it seems to be all my fault because I tried to correct his form and he "can’t … Continue reading

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Race report: annual Turkey Trot 5k

Happy Thanksgiving to my US readers! It’s that day of the year again: time to run my yearly fall 5k to keep myself motivated and honest. This year I really put in some good training work, and I was looking … Continue reading

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Racing the light

Today was an oddly hot day– it was 92F this afternoon. I waited as long as I could for it to cool down, and by 7pm it wasn’t really a whole lot cooler but the sun was about to set … Continue reading

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Surprise event

It’s been a lazy weekend so far, but today I decided to get off the couch and go out for a run since the rain finally stopped. (This game has been eating my life!) I started up the Nike+ tracker … Continue reading

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2016 Thanksgiving 5k Race Report

Yay, it’s finally done! My parents are here visiting, so we all got up early and drove out to where the 5k was and they cheered me on while I ran. Best race crew :) So I wasn’t quite as … Continue reading

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