Long trip for a Half

This event was part of the 13.1 half marathon series. The season pass will allow you to run all Race 13.1 17 events. I figured out, that running 4 events is a break even for the 200 cost. Since every year for the past three years I have been running two of the Race 13.1 events, and since some of ...

Rolling to a better Rock and Roll

The morning ritual started, as usual, an early morning, got in my running clothes, had oatmeal, coffee, hold on to the banana until about an hour to start the race. I got the energy drink ready, and the the post shake ready in the cooler with some ice and gels. Counted and check the energy gels, energy blocks, check the IPod ...

The 5k that it was not supposed to be

Different from previous events, I decided that for my next 1/2 and/or full marathon, I was going to do some easy 2-3 miles the day before. I have seen other do a shake out run prior to their events. So on Saturday, I was planning to take my to her swimming practice and go to the trail I normally go ...