Summer’s Last Bash at the Beach 5K RECAP

September 20, 2020. Not quite summery this morning in New York, but we had sun and a strong ocean breeze headwind. The Rockaway Beach boardwalk was concrete (not my favorite), but it did allow us to social distance at the start. The participant count was capped at 45 and they didn’t have a sellout. It […]

FiredUp 10k – Miami, Florida

My first race medal of 2020. I ran the FiredUp 10k in lieu of the Hollywood Beach Half (more on that in another post). This was a fun short local race that has great medals. The race started on a stadium track that took the runners out on to a road. 5k runners completed a […]

Valencia Marathon RECAP

Where to begin with this escapade gone wrong… The morning of: Certain circumstances didn’t help with rest or time for this race, but perhaps more on that later. My Airbnb was only 2 miles from the race, so I opted for a rideshare service that I had to give up on and took the Metro. […]

Queens Pace 10k RECAP

An exciting and well run race (pun on words). It was great supporting another African American Founded and Operated organization. Not only that, they’re Nonprofit. Thanks, Pace Runs! NYPD forced part of the route cut, right when we were about to leave the Start line for some other event in the park. I should have […]

GREECE: A Runner’s Forest

Wow! This will become a cherished souvenir. Every runner in the Athens Marathon will receive a green scarf to commemorate as a memorial to the route burned in the devastating fire this past summer. The scarves will fashion a green river flowing through the forest. Sponsors of the race are buying trees to rebuild the […]