Color Me Rad 5k Recap

Packet pickup for the Color Me Rad 5k was scheduled for Thursday and Friday at the Fit2Run at International Mall from 10am – 7pm. I brought my toddler with me to pick up the packets for myself, my husband and my friend Diane. She was bringing her 2 1/2 year Continue Reading …

Interview with an Ultra Runner 62.13 Miles

Last weekend, a friend of mine ran for a milestone when he completed 100km (62 miles) in just under 16 hours during the Born to Run Ultra Marathon.  His name is Geddy Northrup, he’s 30 years old and he lives in Grand Junction, Colorado.  He has been an active influence Continue Reading …

The Bridges of Pinellas County – Iron Girl Half Marathon Clearwater 2013

I had been fearing those monstrous bridges since first learning of the course changes.  Due to construction in the Belleair neighborhoods, the Iron girl course was to be rerouted back over the original path as an out and back race.  In the previous year, it was only a single crossing Continue Reading …

Florida Beach Halfathon – Fort Desoto Park

When I registered for this race a month ago, I had no idea what to expect of my performance.  The past few weeks, I have been incorporating a couple speed drills into my regular running schedule, but I haven’t been running nearly the same amount of  weekly mileage that I Continue Reading …

Ragnar Florida Keys Recap

It’s a little late, but here is my Ragnar Relay recap. My husband and I live four hours away from the starting line at Key Biscayne Miami, so we drove down Thursday night and tried to sleep on a blow up mattress on a friends living room floor. BIG MISTAKE! Continue Reading …