I run for donuts. And so did many others at this year's Main Street Donut Chase 5k and 1 Miler. Held on Sunday, March 24 in Wall, New Jersey, participants held their eyes on the prize—a really awesome medal and delicious donut at the finish line. The race was organized by the same people behind … Continue reading Main Street Donut Chase 5k Race Review: Who Wouldn’t Run For Donuts?
In the market for a 5k in February? Those who love to race need to keep the Cupid’s Chase 5k on their radar. From the heart-shaped finisher’s medal to the festively fit way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, it’s easy to fall in love with this fun 5k. Organized by Community Options, Inc. this race is … Continue reading Cupid’s Chase 5k Race Review: Fall In Love With This Fun 5k
I am a tough pumpkin. Literally. After coming across the information for The Great Pumpkin Run I knew I had to do this one. Besides all the cool swag given to runners, it seemed like the perfect fall race. But of course, running a 5k wasn’t enough for me. I read about the Tough Pumpkin … Continue reading One Tough Pumpkin: I Ran The Great Pumpkin Run 5k Holding A Pumpkin The Entire Time
It’s the home stretch. My body is tired, but it still has the drive to keep going. My mind is set on finishing and there has not been a single doubt lingering that I won’t be able to meet my goal. It’s my last long run before my half marathon, 12 miles on a warm … Continue reading The Last Long Run Before The Big Long Run
Aside from placing in a race, getting a PR is the ideal scenario for any runner who has a competitive bone in them. I managed to do both: place in a race for the first time ever, and set my new personal record. Then just a few days later I set yet another PR. As … Continue reading Two PRs In One Week: Race Recaps And Strategies For Placing At A 5k
Red Bank is a trendy town. With its quaint yet urban feel, it has been known to be a hot spot for the past few years because of its restaurant and bar scene. Day trips are perfect for strolls down Broad Street checking out the boutiques or walking down to Red Bank Reach to watch … Continue reading Red Bank Classic 5K Review
This weekend was all about running, having not one, but two races planned. First up was the Rev up Up! 5k/10k located in Sparta, New Jersey. I adjusted my half marathon training plan accordingly so that I wouldn’t be missing my mileage by swapping out this week and the week before, which recommended running a … Continue reading Sparta Rev It Up 10k Race Recap