2013 Bismarck BBQ Bash XC 5k and Parade {Race Recap}

This is the second year I have ran the BBQ Bash XC 5k.  The start line is a little over a mile from my house, so I have no excuse to not run this race.  Last year, I ran for speed and I came in second overall.  This year, I ran for fun and came […]

2013 Dam Night Run 5k {Race Recap}

This race is ten minutes from my house, so I really have no excuse to not participate.  The course is easy (no hills) and the views are great (we run over the dam that holds Lake DeGray).  The race always draws a crowd and this year was no exception.  There were 716 registered participants (376 […]

2013 Brickfest 5k {Race Recap}

So, I ran a 5k.  I know what you are thinking.  My knee has not been hurting for the past two weeks and I needed to feel the excitement again.  I needed to run a race. I was slow, but it was fun.  It was also kind of hot.  Since, I didn’t get to run […]

Susan G. Komen Race For the Cure Arkansas 5K Recap

I have signed up for the 5K walk several times, but I this was my first RFTC competitive run.  The atmosphere was magic.  There were so many women (50,000) and so much pink!  The whole race just made me happy. The course was pretty easy with only 2 bridges and a few gentle upward slopes. […]

Bismarck BBQ Bash XC 5K 2012 {Race Recap}

I was pretty excited to run the Bismarck BBQ Bash XC 5K because the starting line was about a mile from my driveway.  I was kind of sad when the school buses with junior high and high school runners pulled up.  Kids always make us older runners look bad, they are so effortlessly fast.  I […]

Dam Night Run 5k

My sister-in-law, Amberlee and I got to run with my mother-in-law for her very first 5k. We had such a fun time and I am proud to say that my mother-in-law finished the whole race without walking. She ran the entire route! We finished in 46:51 and we had a blast. The route was mostly […]

Zone in on Homelessness 5k Recap

> Wow, what a race.  I was extremely satisfied with my performance.  I came in 14th overall and won my age division of 30-34 year old women. Half of the entire race was uphill, which was a bummer, but my training paid off.