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Race recap: Paddle, Pedal and Plod

Race recap: Paddle, Pedal and Plod

RACE: Paddle, Pedal and Plod RACE TYPE: Triathlon in which you kayak for about a mile, bike for about 20 miles and run a 3.1 mile course WHEN IT TAKES PLACE: The second weekend in May, coinciding with Edenton, N.C.'s Music and Water Festival. This year, the festival was postponed due to rain. COURSE: The … Continue reading Race recap: Paddle, Pedal and Plod

Race recap: Nags Head Woods 5K

Race recap: Nags Head Woods 5K

The detailsThe race: Nags Head Woods 5K When: Weekend of Mother's Day Supports: Hosted by the North Banks Rotary Club, the race benefits various nonprofits supported by the organization. Race features: The race offers a double 5K in which you run a 5k (3.1 miles) at 7 a.m. and then the race at 8 a.m. … Continue reading Race recap: Nags Head Woods 5K

ARR: Special Olympics 5K and Polar Plunge

ARR: Special Olympics 5K and Polar Plunge

The Special Olympics have an unique place in my heart. As a high school student, I helped train Olympians and run events. It was great seeing the sense of accomplishment on their faces. The participants’ enthusiasm was infectious. The memories of these activities have helped fuel a longtime wish to be a coach in some … Continue reading ARR: Special Olympics 5K and Polar Plunge

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