Race day recap

Atlanta Jingle Bell Jog 5K PR

The Atlanta Jingle Bell Jog 5K came 10 days after the Turkey Trot 10K! I managed to PR even though my main focus was to have fun. Can you think of a more beautiful sight than 100s of Santa Clauses running the streets of Atlanta? Yes, you probably can but I bet it won’t make […] Read more…

My First Turkey Trot 10K!

My first turkey trot provided a second opportunity to wear a running costume. Races in October, November, and December are for fun and dressing up so I took full advantage of that. I ran the Five Star NTP Thanksgiving Turkey Trot. They offered distances of 5K, 10K, 15K, and half marathon. I originally registered to […] Read more…

I finally PR’d and ran a sub-30 5K!

I started my racing season this year with two 5K’s in May and June. I ran both 5K’s over 30 minutes (see my races page for all race times). I wanted to challenge myself with a 5K since August but I’ve been busy every Saturday, so I was ecstatic when I finally found a 5K […] Read more…

Big Peach Sizzler 10K Recap

2 weeks after running the Alien Half Marathon, I ran the Big Peach Sizzler 10K. My big goal was a sub-60 minute race, which has always eluded me in races and in training.┬áThe night before the 10K, I picked out my outfit, set aside safety pins, and packed my bag because 4:50AM comes fast. My […] Read more…