Category: Goals and accomplishments

Race recap: Krispy Kreme Challenge

Race recap: Krispy Kreme Challenge

RACE: Krispy Kreme Challenge WHERE HELD: Raleigh, NC. Starts and finishes at the NC State Belltower. Turn around point is the Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Store 2.5 Miles from the start. COURSE: Closed Roads, some hills, mostly out and back WHAT THE RACE BENEFITS: North Carolina Children's Hospital SWAG: You get a shirt and bib, but … Continue reading Race recap: Krispy Kreme Challenge

Virtual race recap: Nuun Year Dash

Virtual race recap: Nuun Year Dash

What: Nuun Year Dash 10k When: third week of January Host: FitFam a host of virtual races, sponsored by Nuun hydration Race length: Participants can sign up for a 5k (3.1 miles) or 10k (6.2 miles) Race swag: It depends on the package you purchase. Mine, which was the middle tier, included a bib, shirt … Continue reading Virtual race recap: Nuun Year Dash

The I in Selection

The I in Selection

Selection. To me, this GORUCK event is the ultimate challenge. Unlike other GORUCK events, this is an individual event, where your mettle is tested again and again for 48 hours. While watching this year’s Selection coverage on Facebook was exciting, I’m not sure I actually want to participate. I know I’m not physically or mentally … Continue reading The I in Selection

The trips to the fork in the road

The trips to the fork in the road

Quote of the post: “You were given this life because you are strong enough to live through it.” — Patch received from a GRT (GORUCK Tough) There are things that mark a certain phase in people’s lives — your first car, your first breakup, the birth of a child, etc. For me, a recent series … Continue reading The trips to the fork in the road

Recap: Race for Hope

I was a spectator and photographer for the race described below. My account is based on accounts from people who race the race, as well as walking the course myself. Race: Race for Hope Distance: 5K (3.1 miles) When: Last Saturday in September Where: Perquimans County Recreation Center, Herford, North Carolina Who hosts/benefits from the … Continue reading Recap: Race for Hope