Race Reports

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...

Race Recap: Melissa's Race 2019

Melissa's Race to Battle Brain Cancer is a 5K road race in Sanford, Florida. This year was the 4th annual of the growing local event. This was my first time participating in this fundraiser race. Melissa's Race follows the same 5K course as the Riverside Dash 5K. Training...