My year of half marathons has officially started! On April 26, my friends and I traveled down to Louisville, Kentucky to participate in my fifth half marathon, the Kentucky Derby Mini Marathon.
The Mt. Zion Elementary Community Club held it’s second annual Hercules Challenge 5k race & 1 mile walk on April 20, 2013. I did this race in 2012 as well, and it quickly became an annual favorite of mine with it’s custom clay-fired medals from Next of Kiln and dri-fit tech shirts.
On Saturday, April 13, 2013, the second annual American Heart Association 5k run and 1 mile walk was held at Nelson Park in Decatur, IL. The 5k was the second race of the Decatur Grand Slam Medal series.
The University of Illinois Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society (ISCTWS) held its 2nd annual 5k Zombie Chase on November 3, 2012. I did this race last year as well (see recap & results) and I loved it so much that I went back and did it again, despite having to go alone this year.
As winter is approaching, the weather is getting cold and the daylight hours are few. When I told people I was excited to do a night race in a cemetery the weekend before Halloween, no one really thought that sounded like a good idea. But, on Friday night, October 26, I ran a fourth of […]
On October 21, 2012, I ran my fourth half marathon! I can’t believe I already have four half marathons under my belt! Honestly, the training I did for this half marathon was as little of training as I have ever done. The longest distance I ran all summer was 4.5 miles! Since I had trained […]