Miscellaneous Running

How to Track a Cruise Ship Run Using Garmin Lap Feature

Over the Christmas and New Year's holidays, Arthur and I took an 11-night Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Dawn. I did one 5K on the ship for a virtual race (Stress Buster), which I completed while the ship was at sea on Christmas Eve.

2021 runDisney Snack Box Contents

After each runDisney race, participants can pick up a bottle of water and/or sport drink, a banana, and a runDisney snack box. What's inside the box? There was only one in-person race weekend in 2021, so the answer for this year is below. Usually, though, the contents vary from weekend...

DIY Advent Calendar Ideas for Runners

Advent calendars are used to count down the days between December 1st and Christmas Eve. Often shaped like a thick book or plank, advent calendars are typically filled with chocolates or other small gifts that can be revealed as the days are counted.  Traditional advent calendars were first used...

List: Virtual Christmas Races with Swag to Run in December 2020

Due to pandemic-related race cancellations and postponements, 2020 has seen a rise in popularity of virtual races.  Are you looking for your next virtual race? Local race companies are starting to run live events in...

List: Virtual Races with T-Shirts & Medals to Run in November 2020

Due to pandemic-related race cancellations and postponements, 2020 has seen a rise in popularity of virtual races.  Are you looking for your next virtual race? Local race companies are starting to run live events in many locations, with added safety...

List: Virtual Races with T-Shirts & Medals to Run in October 2020

Due to pandemic-related race cancellations and postponements, 2020 has seen a rise in popularity of virtual races.  Are you looking for your next virtual race?I found the following virtual races with both t-shirts and medals as swag. Several of these runs have budget-friendly...