Resolution Run 5K – January 4, 2014

Resolution Run 5K – January 4, 2014

To start off our race year, we joined 282 other runners and walkers participating in the South County Family YMCA’s aptly named “Resolution Run 5k”.  When we woke up this morning, the temperature was 48 degrees.  To those of you “up north,” this is probably warm for January 4, but for us down here in […]

In 2014, Be Strong, Be Brave and Stand

In 2014, Be Strong, Be Brave and Stand

If you are anything like me, you’ve spent this week reflecting on last year’s accomplishments and shortcomings, as well as making plans for changes in the upcoming New Year.  I usually set new (but sometimes impossible) goals and make hopeful (but sometimes impossible) resolutions, both of which I later find myself unable to honor. This year, I do have […]

I Missed It – #RWrunstreak

I Missed It – #RWrunstreak

Somehow it seems I wasn’t paying attention when Runner’s World was advertising their “I’m Going Streaking 2013” Holiday Challenge.  Apparently this challenge was to run a mile a day, every day, from Thanksgiving Day to New Year’s Day.  From looking around on Runner’s World, it seems they did this challenge last year as well.  Participants […]

Fight the Bulge

Fight the Bulge

If your life is anything like mine, then you have been bombarded with (and you have been succumbing to) holiday candy, cookies, and other treats for weeks now, no matter if you are at home, at work, or even at church (sorry)!  I was even at the eye doctor’s office the other day and there was […]

The (Not So) Frosty 5K – Sarasota, FL – December 21, 2013

The (Not So) Frosty 5K – Sarasota, FL – December 21, 2013

On Saturday, December 21, 2013, I traveled to Twin Lakes Park in Sarasota, Florida to participate in the Frosty 5K.  This race is now the first race in a three-part series of the Active Suncoast 22.4 Challenge.  Since costumes were encouraged, many participants showed up in full Christmas attire including a group of sparkly white […]