Tag: Krispy Kreme Challenge

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

Taper Week, the last week

Taper Week, the last week

This weekend is my race!!! I wanted to take it easy this week, but my mind had other ideas. I started with a day of back-to-back workouts -- a 4.4 mile hike on the beach and a 45-minute plyometrics session. I did the second workout because my daughter asked me to work out with her. … Continue reading Taper Week, the last week

KKC Training: 2 1/2 weeks to race day

KKC Training: 2 1/2 weeks to race day

Last night, I had a dream that I was at the Krispy Kreme Challenge race. I had just ran to the tables to get my doughnuts, but I couldn't find a way to get to the water stations and path that challengers (those who try to eat the dozen doughnuts and complete the race in … Continue reading KKC Training: 2 1/2 weeks to race day

KKC Training: The final push

My last long run of this training session was supposed to be today, but my kids have a stomach bug. I worked out Monday through Friday. I can't do much to improve my speed, expand my stomach or prepare for hills. So now I turn to the little things: Where will I stand in the … Continue reading KKC Training: The final push

KKC Training, Weeks 6-8

KKC Training, Weeks 6-8

I should have written about Weeks 6-7 while everything was still fresh. But personal events and the holiday season just screwed stuff up for me. It's hard to focus when the kids are off and you have an odd work schedule. So here's what's been going on as I get ready for The Krispy Kreme … Continue reading KKC Training, Weeks 6-8