Ready for the Taper!

I can’t believe we’re already through all the long training runs and we’re into the taper! Last weekend was the 22-mile run from Washington Park and now we’ll taper the next three weeks until the Flying Pig Marathon. Could not have gotten this far without this amazing group. 🙂

2019 Asheville Half Marathon

The Asheville Half Marathon wasn’t originally on my 2019 race list, but was an easy yes when someone from my group suggested it. It was a week after the Heart Mini half, which was on my 2019 race list. I’d heard mediocre reviews of the Heart Mini so swapping the two weeks on my Flying…

Cold Weather Running

Like cold weather biking, cold weather running requires some additional gear to keep you warm and dry. Here are a few of my favorites that are helping me get through Flying Pig Marathon training miles!

2019 Races

After finishing my last 2018 race, I thought it’d be a good idea to list out all the 2019 races I plan on clapping in. I mean participating in. 😛 

2018 Jingle Bell 5K

Last Saturday I completed the Jingle Bell 5K my last race of 2018.  Even though Becca and I said we were going to take it easy, we managed a 9:50 pace, my official time being 30:33.  The race benefits the Arthritis Foundation and drew roughly 2000 runners. Or should I say 2000 santas? Seriously, there were…