The prep for the race started a little odd when Mike’s pre-race words were of “I want to see what you can do without instructions”. No pace or time requirement other than the generic – “negative split, race smart and finish strong.” Umm… ok. Ok.
After kicking off the Dopey Challenge with the 5K on Thursday, our strategy should’ve been to kick back and put our feet up. Instead, I dragged everyone along to Harry Potter world in the afternoon. And we walked around a
Peachtree Road Race 10k – An Atlanta 4th of July tradition. A.k.a the party in the morning with 60,000 of your closest friends! This year was my 3rd year “running” it and 4th year taking part in it. It was also
A little something to make me see the positive side of things. I’m feeling bloated, I gained 3 lbs in 3 days and can’t seem to stop eating all of a sudden! Hopefully this should make me get back on
After yesterday’s Peachtree Road Race (the largest 10k), I realized that a race (or a run) is all about my point of view. POV1It was hot. 82F when I started at 8:18am.It was humid. 90%+.It had hills. Cardiac hill after
If you set aside a slight matter of heat, hills and humidity, this was a super fun race! Good organization, cheerful volunteers, plenty of crowd support and great food at the end. Any race that provides ice cream sandwiches at
This race was a logical progression for me to lead up to the ING half next month. And very weirdly, this is the first 10k I’ve actually trained to run (Peachtree I just walked with a friend; the Labor Day