10K Race Reports

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...

Race Report: Global Energy 10K Orlando 2017

I ran the Global Energy 10K in 2016, the first time it was held in Orlando. Then as now I used it as part of back-to-back training runs, preparing for a runDisney race challenge. Following the Mermaid fiasco the previous day, the slick and professional managment of...

Race Recap: Star Wars Dark Side 10K 2018

Woo hoo, it's 10K time in my favorite race weekend! This was my third year participating in the Dark Side races and my second consecutive Dark Side 10K. I ran this race as a generic Dark Side nerd, with a Death Star Mickey ears hat, a Darth Vader...

Race Recap: 2018 Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation 10K

The inaugural Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation Half Marathon was announced earlier this year. The race boasted a one-of-a-kind course around historic space launch facilities that are normally not open to the public. The beneficiary would be the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundataion, and the finish line would be...

Race Report: Celebration Rotary Club Pancake Run 10K 2016

The Celebration Rotary Club 18th Annual Pancake Run took place on a rainy day in October. This 5K and 10K race event put on by the Celebration Rotarians benefits the Central Florida USO. Training & Goals I was following a self-made training plan for the Lighthouse Loop...

Local 10K Race Report: Remarkable River Racing Series 2016

There are three events in the Remarkable River Racing Series. The first event was a 5K at the end of February that I did not attend. I ran in second event, the 10K (which was accompanied by a 5K); a 15K/5K race will take place on September...