Race Recap: 2013 Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn 10k

Last weekend I ran the 2013 Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn 10k.  Since we live about an hour from Brooklyn, I figured I would drive in for the event.  HUGE mistake!  Despite leaving at 4:30 and arriving to Brooklyn around 5:35, all of the recommended parking lots provided by the Rock ‘n’ Roll website were full.  Yes, all of them.  Do I fault them, no.  They warned runners and spectators that public transportation would be the best option but that wasn’t {Read More}

Race Recap: 2013 Disneyland Half Marathon

The second half of the Dumbo Double Dare Challenge included runDisney‘s 2013 Disneyland Half Marathon.  {Read about the first part of the Dumbo Double Dare Challenge, the Disneyland 10k here.}  Jake and I both wanted to take it easy for this run.  I was treating it as a long training run for Marine Corps Marathon and this gave me a chance to take in the sights of the race. Just after Mile 1, runners entered the back lots of California {Read More}

Race Recap: L.L.Bean 10k 2013

On the Fourth of July, I ran the L.L. Bean 10k in Freeport, ME.  This is the second time I was able to run this race.  But this time, my hubby, Jake, and my blogging friend, Kara, ran it with me.  Kara and I had plans to run together and pace one another.  I have to say that it was such a treat to have her to run with and I wish we lived closer to that we could run {Read More}