Nike Summer Race Series 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
76°F, 6:30pm, Edgewater Park

We did it again. Our social lives took over August and we could only manage to do a Wednesday evening race…which is actually awesome because it switches things up a bit and the timing of the Nike Summer Series offerings couldn’t be better! Continue reading Nike Summer Race Series 2017

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11th Annual Wigs for Kids 5K Day at the Zoo

Saturday, July 22, 2017
74°F, 8:30am, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

We’ve run at the zoo before, so we knew what to expect at the 11th Annual Wigs for Kids 5K Day at the Zoo. That didn’t make the anticipation of the big hill any better, especially with the struggle of the heat this summer. Luckily, it was a VERY rainy morning, with the rain only picking up as we ran and becoming torrential right after we finished. This helped keep the sweat at bay and the temperature refreshing instead of heavy and uncomfortable. Continue reading 11th Annual Wigs for Kids 5K Day at the Zoo

40th Annual Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon

Sunday, May 21, 2017
~60°F, 7am, Downtown Cleveland

This race was going to be one for the books from the minute we registered. We knew that after the craziness of last year, no matter what happened the 40th Cleveland Marathon would be a different race. Continue reading 40th Annual Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon

6th Annual Love-A-Stray Fur Fun 5K

Sunday, April 30, 2017
~50°F, 9am, Avon High School

As usual, we were all excited to run the race that we’ve affectionately nicknamed “the Puppy Run”. Avon’s a bit of a trek for us, so we got an early start and arrived with time to spare (even after getting R registered because, you guessed it: he didn’t pre-register).  Continue reading 6th Annual Love-A-Stray Fur Fun 5K

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

Run Santa Run 5K

We ran the Run Santa Run 5K this past weekend! This race gave us some trouble initially. First, there was the question of what race we were going to run. December gets spotty; there aren’t many races to run and our schedules were filling up quickly due to the holidays. When we finally settled on Run Santa Run, we started looking forward to the beer glasses (and beer to go in them) as well as the Christmas cheer that comes with a Santa-themed race…but then weather happened. Continue reading Run Santa Run 5K

Fall Classic Half Marathon and 5K

A week ago, I ran the Fall Classic Half Marathon as my “fall half” for the year. I spent about 11 weeks preparing for the race, which absolutely flew by. Suddenly, race weekend was here and my good pal, R, decided to host Friendsgiving the same weekend. Thanks for the challenge, R! Continue reading Fall Classic Half Marathon and 5K