Durham Race 13.1

Durham 13.1 Happy Holidays

After completing Derby 50k, just last weekend. I was feeling great, still a little bit tired, but ready for this last event for this year. In the morning, I the usual latte with hot cereal and ate a banana about 35 minutes before the start. I like this event location since it is close to home and a very flat …

Derby 50k

2022 Derby 50k

Coming back for more Derby 50k. Finishing Skinny Turkey on Thursday at an easy pace served as prep work for today. Even though I did not run yesterday and just did some stretching, my legs feel okay this morning. Derby was my first Ultramarathon, so it holds a big place in my running heart. Similar fuel preparations as last year …

Skinny Turkey

2022 Skinny Turkey Half

Happy Thanksgiving to all the runners out there Today was my eighth Skinny Turkey Half Marathon. This year I am volunteering as a 2:15 pacer. Taking it easy and not pushing the pace since I have Derby 50k on Saturday. This morning the usual latte with hot cereal and banana for later. The event location is at a High School, …

2021 RootRock Trail Half Marathon

  I decided to run this event again since last year I had so much fun with its challenging course and great runners, plus last year finished 3rd place in my age group. Can I repeat? The InsaneRunning runner that ran it last year is not going to be able to attend this time. Similar to last year, I was …

2022 Cisco 5k Back to in person event

I know, I know, I said it already in the past; yes, every year, I have mentioned that the Cisco 5k was my 1st official running event. Also, it was the official event that hooked me into running, eventually marking the beginning of an exciting road toward ultra-running events. This year, after cancellations and switching virtual events due to COVID …

Tobacco Road Marathon

2022 Tobacco Road Marathon

Today, was the Tobacco Road Marathon after cancellation and a year of the delayed event due to the COVID restrictions. It was a perfect day, perfect weather, and a perfect venue for an event. Like the first year, I participated at Umstead 100, this will be my last long run in preparation for the event.  Last year the organizers divided …