Category Archives: 5K

Another Lesson in Why You Should Only Run Races Put on by Local Companies

I swore that I learned a valuable lesson after the Hot Chocolate 5k/15k fiasco in 2011…No more races that aren’t managed by a local company or a well known/well researched national group (Nike, Competitor Group, etc.). But I’m a sucker for all things vampire – it’s an obsession that goes back way before Twilight to…

Vampire 5K – Free Race Giveaway Winner

I’m a little late on announcing the giveaway winner for the Vampire 5K race on April 26th, time is slipping away from me. It’s already March 6th! You’d think that would make it feel a little spring like, but we’re home from work in DC for a snow day (and the snow isn’t even sticking…

Vampire 5K GIVEAWAY!

Guys. I have a treat for you today! Last week, I was contacted by the folks at the Vampire 5K, that’s coming to DC, Atlanta, LA, Denver and Dallas on April 26th and they offered to provide a free entry and discount code to my readers. Who doesn’t love free races?! The run begins at…

Runner’s World 5K and Half Marathon Recaps

I came home from the Runner’s World 5K and Half Marathon with two awesome medals.  And a really bad cold. I just didn’t have the energy to recap these races last week, so please ignore the huge delay. These races were incredible.  You’d never know that they were inaugural races – it seemed like Runner’s World has…

5K Giveaway Winner and … I am so sick I can’t think of anything else.

First things first, I really should have posted about the winner of the Glow in the Dark 5K race entry earlier this week. I was so excited about all the fun at the Runner’s World weekend that I totally dropped the ball. So, without any further delay, the winner is…. *drum roll* ….. So congrats,…