Race Reports

Race Report: Krispy Kreme Doughnut Dash 5K

The Daytona Beach Krispy Kreme Doughnut Dash took place at Tuscawilla Park on Sunday, October 1st. Competitors could run in teams of two, consuming a dozen doughnuts between them at the halfway point of the race. Individuals could also participate in the competitive class, eating a dozen...

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...

Disaster Race Report: Weeki Wachee Mermaid Big Splash Challenge

There was a lot wrong with this race. Here's a Runner's World article about the Weeki Wachee Mermaid Race, under their "watchdog" series. I had signed up for the Big Splash Challenge, which meant I would participate in the Weeki Wachee Springs Mermaid Race Half Marathon, 5K, and...

Race Report: NM Chips & Salsa Half Marathon 2017

The NM Chips & Salsa Half Marathon in Albuquerque was kind of on our big western road trip route at kind of the right time. Arthur kindly adjusted our itinerary a little bit so I could add New Mexico to my race list. This race is put on...

Race Report: Disneyland Half Marathon 2017

The final run during a Disneyland race weekend is always a half marathon. Continuing with the homage to Pixar films, the half marathon was themed to Toy Story. I dressed as Jessie, matching my denim-look SparkleSkirt with a self-painted tech shirt and a pair of cow-print knee socks. Since the...

Race Report: Disneyland Half Marathon 2017

The final run during a Disneyland race weekend is always a half marathon. Continuing with the homage to Pixar films, the half marathon was themed to Toy Story. I dressed as Jessie, matching my denim-look SparkleSkirt with a self-painted tech shirt and a pair of cow-print knee socks. Since the...