Virtual Race Reports

Race Recap: Sugar Skull Virtual 5K 2020

A local race company, Red Pointer Productions, put on a very popular and successful virtual challenge for the month of May - the Miles de Mayo Challenge. I participated in this, making the 100 mile tier. For the last day of May they offered a virtual...

Virtual Race Recap: Best Damn Race NOLA 5K

The Best Damn Race in New Orleans, originally scheduled for March 22, 2020, was one of many events that had to be cancelled due to Covid-19. Those who had registered for the physical event had the choice to defer or transfer to a future event, or run...

Virtual Race Recap: Run4Life 4 Miler

The Run 4 Life 4 Miler is a charity race traditionally run through the tree-covered roads of historic old Enterprise, Florida. For this year the race, which raises awareness and funds for local suicide prevention and mental health programs, went virtual. I had been looking forward to...

Race Recap: Conquer COVID-19 Virtual 10K

Virtual Race BeneficiaryConquer COVID-19 virtual run participants could choose a local race store to benefit from registration. I chose Front Running Sports in Lake Mary, Florida. Virtual Race GoalI hadn't been feeling myself for a few days, with some mild stomach issues...

Virtual Race Recap: May the 4th Be With You 4K

Even though I wasn't a fan of virtual races, running a Star Wars Day race on May the 4th was always interesting to me. What better time to take advantage than now, when virtuals are all there is? I chose the May the 4th Be With You...

Virtual Race Recap: 2020 Riverside Dash 5K

I had signed up for this race back in December 2019. This was my first race that converted all participants to virtual runners due to the pandemic. The Riverside Dash is a popular local race. The main event is the 15K that runs along the...