Local 5K Race Report: Naughty or Nice 2015

The Naughty or Nice 5K in Lake Mary was my third race. Costumes were encouraged, and lots of people dressed up as elves or Santa Claus. One woman dressed like an angel and I heard a lot of jingle bells on the run. I wore a festive outfit and got photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus and a candy cane stilt walker.

Trail Race Recap: FLX Gemini Springs 5K Run

Well, here's another trail race report. I generally don't like trail running, but apparently I suffer some kind of periodic trail race amnesia. My beloved nearby Gemini Springs has a special place in my heart. I have spent many hundreds of hours there birding. Even if...

Local Race Report: Holiday Stress Buster 2016

This race in pretty and historic Lake Helen was my third of three holiday races for the season. This race was the most enjoyable of the bunch for me, though I now realize that three is too many. Lake Helen's Holiday Stress Buster raises funds for the city's...

Race Recap: Lap the Track 5K 2020

Following the Beachin' It 5K Saturday afternoon, next up was the Lap the Track race on the famous Daytona Beach International Speedway. Running both races earned finishers a third challenge medal. Training & GoalsI'm still slowly easing back into running following a chronic Achilles...

Race Report: Run & Walk For Success 5K 2018

The Run & Walk for Success is a local charity race benefitting the local Boys and Girls Clubs of Volusia and Flagler Counties. West Volusia Runners had a small group in attendance. Training & Goals I've been building my mileage back up after an Achilles injury in...