Local 5K Race Report: Lighthouse Loop 2015

My first race! I started running in August 2015 with a Couch to 5K program. After I was over halfway through the program I decided to sign up for a 5K race that would occur close to the end, and the Lighthouse Loop 5K fit the bill. There was a half marathon race along with the 5K. Lighthouse Loop is a great local race that benefits Volusia County school athletic programs.

Local Race Report: Holiday Stress Buster 2017

I first ran the Lake Helen Holiday Stress Buster in 2016. In 2017 it was my only holiday-themed race. Training & Goals The Dopey Challenge of four back-to-back races would start the following Thursday. For this race I was looking to have fun and remain uninjured...

Race Report: Taylor Wildcat 5K 2017

The Taylor Wildcat 5K in Pierson, Florida, benefits the Taylor High School softball and cross country programs. This is a local race in a quiet part of western Volusia County and this was the first year I ran. The race had a Thanksgiving theme though no one...

Race Report: Lighthouse Loop Half Marathon 2017

Lighthouse Loop is my club's race. WVR puts on this awesome local race that benefits the athletic departments of 10 Volusia County schools. Student athletes and coaches from the schools staff the 10 water stops on the half marathon course. The Lighthouse Loop 5K was my...

Race Report: Disneyland 5K 2017

Arthur and I headed out on a long road trip this summer, starting from our home in Florida and driving across the country to visit a bunch of National Parks and other destinations. The trip was planned around two major events that helped dictate the rest of the...