New Years Day Marathon- Race Recap

New Years Day Marathon- Race Recap

As I was praying about my strategy for this race, 4:13 popped in my head. Though I developed a plan for a 4:13 finishing time, I rightly suspected it was a reference to Philippians 4:13. We often see this verse and think it means we can accomplish anything, but if we...

Chocoholic Frolic 10K – Race Recap

I was pretty pumped for today’s race. The chocolate theme was evident everywhere… (Incidentally, the award for best sign today actually goes to a kid on the course holding one that read, “Run faster!  I just farted!”) I arrived at the race...

Blue Red Run – Race Recap

Race: Blue Red Half Marathon Place: Campion Trail in Las Colinas, TX Time goal: < 2 hours Non-time goal: Encourage at least one person every mile.  The Blue Red Run exists to honor our firefighters and police. Participants are encouraged to run for blue or red. I was...

I Am Second – Race Recap

This was my just my second time racing a 5K, my first in 2 years.  My left leg had been acting up since a speed session in early October, so I’d backed off my training and had no idea what kind of time I’d put up.  I was hoping to PR (over my best time...

That Dam Half! – Race Recap

I ran That Dam Half with my brother, and it lived up to its name, at least for him.  J battled injury for weeks leading up to the race, which significantly hindered his ability to train.  To his credit, he persevered.  He wisely opted for a 4/1 run/walk ratio from the...

Tour Des Fleurs 2014 – Race Recap

The Last Christmas, I received a unique gift from my dad.  He promised to run this year’s Tour Des Fleurs 10K with me and wrote it up as an article in the local newspaper, as it might appear after the race: What a wonderful gift, with bonus points for...