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Race calendars have changed in the time of Covid-19. Everyone's had physical races cancelled. But running isn't cancelled. And there's one type of race that's found its time to shine: the virtual race. I wasn't a big fan of virtual races. I missed the race day excitement, the...

Virtual Race Recap: Central Florida Legends Fountain of Youth 5K

Central Florida Legends is a new race event put on by my running club, West Volusia Runners. Races include the Skunk Ape Marathon, Mermaid Half Marathon, and Fountain of Youth 5K. Arthur and I volunteered for this inaugural event back on November 24, 2019. I was...

Virtual Race Recap: Raptor Run 3K

Back in mid-February I signed Arthur and I up for this short race at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm. I had always wanted to visit the farm, mostly because the boardwalk is famous for hosting wading birds. Although the race would take place a bit early in...

Race Recap: The House Next Door 5K

I participated in the third annual House Next Door Family 5K at Gemini Springs in DeBary. The race benefits The House Next Door charity. Training & GoalsI'm still slowly (very slowly) easing back into running following a chronic Achilles issue that resulted in...

Race Recap: Groovin' at the Grove 2020

This was the second time I participated in this local race that benefits Citrus Grove Elementary School in Deland, Florida. When I ran Groovin' at the Grove in 2016 it was free because it was on my birthday. Training & GoalsI'm still slowly easing...

Two Disney Resort Fun Runs in One Day!

On Sunday, February 16, 2020, I participated in two fun runs at Walt Disney World! Both races take place on Sunday mornings: The Running of Coronado at Coronado Springs and the Topolino Trot at the Riviera Resort. Since first introducing fun runs at their resorts back in 2017, Walt...