5K Race Reports

Local Race Report: Holiday Stress Buster 2019

This was the third time I partipated in this annual Christmas Eve 5K. Lake Helen's Holiday Stress Buster raises funds for the city's park and children's playground. My previous reports: 2016 Stress Buster and 2017 Stress Buster. Training & Goals In early November I went...

Race Recap: Naughty or Nice 2019

I've run this local Christmas-themed 5K race, Naughty or Nice, twice before. Back in 2015 it my third race ever. I ran again in 2016. Training & Goals In early November I went to an orthopedic specialist to get some help with my chronic Achilles...

Race Recap: Inaugural Titan Strong 5K

This inaugural race was put on by the Titans Athletic Booster Club for University High School in Orange City, Florida. The fundraiser event had both a 10K and 5K race. Training & GoalsAugust races are few and far between here in Central Florida and...

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...

Race Recap: Saturn 5K (Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Race)

For the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, a pair of commemorative races was organized to take place on Kennedy Space Center property. I wanted to run the Apollo 11K but that race had a 13 minute mile minimun that I wasn't sure...

Race Recap: Firecracker 5K Beach Run 2019

The Firecracker 5K Beach Run used to be a fundraiser for the Daytona Beach Track Club. 2019 marked the first year this holiday race was put on by Red Pointer Productions. Training & Goals Still wonky in the Achilles. I planned to follow my slow and...