2021 Carmel Half Marathon

Last Saturday I ran the 2021 Carmel Half Marathon in Carmel, IN. It felt amazing to be racing in-person again and to feel all the good running vibes. I hope that all races can (safely) get back to being in-person soon. Let’s talk about the course, swag and how the race went for me.

2021 Carmel Half Marathon + Other Races This Year

It’s still weird to write 2021. The number just looks weird, right? Anyway, I just signed up for the 2021 Carmel Half Marathon! It’s supposedly going to be an in-person race! With mask requirements (except during the race), limited spots, and staggered start times, I’m confident it’ll be a safe race.

Fall 2020 Virtual Race Recaps

Virtual races have done a mediocre job at keeping me active without our normal training group runs. I compiled a list of my 2020 virtual race recaps from this fall. Including opinions of the routes I selected, the swag and overall race management. Train on!

2020 Fall Virtual Races

Since basically all in-person races in 2020 have been cancelled, I’ve resolved to a bunch of fall virtual races. It’s good to have something to work toward, other than post-run donuts! Although they were definitely a motivating factor last weekend.

Flying Pig Lawn Ornament on black mulch

2020 Ironman Ohio 70.3 Cancelled | Now What?

It’s official, the 2020 Ironman Ohio 70.3 is cancelled. I’m honestly more relieved that I am bummed out. This is week 14 of a 20 week training plan. I was not confident that I could get the swim speed and endurance in just 6 weeks. We were given a few alternate races later this year,…

2020 70.3 Ohio Training

2020 Ironman Ohio 70.3

I can’t keep it a secret anymore, I’m registered for the 2020 Ironman Ohio 70.3! More on why, what a half Ironman consists of, and the training plan I’m following in this blog post.

2019 Jingle Bell 5K

2019 Jingle Bell 5K

Over the weekend Nolan and I ran the 2019 Jingle Bell 5K in Covington, KY. It was Nolan’s target race from his couch-to-5K training. After running the Thanksgiving 5K in 33:33, his goal was to run it faster than 33:33.