Local 5K Race Report: Soaring Soles 2016

My first race of 2016! The Soaring Soles 5K and 10K races started just down the street from our house. How could I resist a race I could walk to, and that offered free unlimited beer to participants? The dual races raised money for Volusia County Special Olympics on behalf of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Race Report: Castaway Cay Challenge 2018

The day after the 2018 WDW Marathon, Arthur and I boarded the Disney Dream for a 4-night cruise. This particular cruise is tied to marathon weekend, in a way. While all Disney cruises that visit their private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay, offer a "ship 5K", only...

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...

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...

Local 10K Race Report: Suck It Up Buttercup 2016

Suck It Up Buttercup is a somewhat "hilly" midsummer race in central Florida. It kind of sucks, but for some reason I had a lot of fun! Training & Goals No special training and no particular goals for this race. I didn't imagine I could PR in the...