Tag: running

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

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