K’s Top 5 Spring Races

The weather is starting to change and racing season is kicking into gear! Late winter and early spring is one of my favorite times to run races because the races line up with my training for the Cleveland Half Marathon in May. Here are some of my top races at the start of the year.
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6th Annual Irish Jig & Jog 5K

Saturday, March 25, 2017
~50°F, 10am, West Park Station

This year’s Lakewood Jig and Jog 5K started a lot like other races we’ve run. R didn’t pre-register. When K texted him late Friday night about the race, he wasn’t even prepared to run it! Continue reading 6th Annual Irish Jig & Jog 5K

5th Annual Lakewood Jig and Jog

Saturday, March 19th, 2016
~35°F, 10:00am, Lakewood

The Lakewood Jig and Jog 5K is one of our favorite races, hosted by Peace Racing, and always a fun time (West Park Station has hosted and provided a Bloody Mary bar the past two years — we couldn’t ask for anything better!). If you’ve been following us, you know this was the first race we wrote about on our blog (and this year will make 3 years running it together), so it’s also close to our hearts because it got our blog up and running. (Heh…) Historically, the weather has not been the greatest for this race, from snow and wind to downright freezing temperatures, it’s never quite a “get out there and run” morning, but this event makes it worth it. Continue reading 5th Annual Lakewood Jig and Jog

4th Annual Lakewood Jig and Jog

Saturday, March 20, 2015
45°F, 9:30am at West Park Station

Hi everyone! This is our first race recap, so our format is subject to change as we figure out what works for us and for you as readers. Let us know what you’d like to see in the future in the comment section! Continue reading 4th Annual Lakewood Jig and Jog