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Attempting 5K When You're Seriously Unfit...

Well this is going well. I got up at 5.45am this morning (oh the darkness!) to go to the gym. I productively laid out my Dri-Fit's the night before ready with every intention of working out the next day. I left the house as planned but 5 mi...
by Kitsch N Sync on Oct 19, 2015

2015 Loony Challenge Results

Here's the top of the standings from last weekend's Loony Challenge:This year, they opened the Loony Challenge up to a few more runners. Of the 550 that registered, 448 did all 3 events. (Last year it was 391 finishers out of 500 registered.) Here...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Oct 10, 2015

Loony Challenge Weekend: RACE REPORTS for the TC 10K and 5K

My lovely Pharmie and I raced the TC 10K and TC 5K on Saturday. We did this last year with her brother and (then) fiancée Angela (now wife).From last year's race report.In the past few months, they bought a house and had a lot of overseas work trip...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Oct 5, 2015

Old Man Running

I was never a runner. Even in school I hated running laps in practice. During track season my friend Kenny and I used to cheat on our warm up laps because we didn't want to run. Until we got caught. Our argument was we throw shot and disc, doesn't re...
by Cosmic Overdrive on Aug 31, 2015

Conquering Urban Mudder in NYC. The kid does it again!

In the words of Rocky Balboa- “It ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and keep moving forward.” “That’s how winning is done!” Each … Cont...
by The Regular Guy NYC on Jul 30, 2015

RockNBlog: Rock 'n' Roll St Louis 5K

Yup, you read that right. After not running Nashville and Chicago due to injury and lack of preparedness, respectively, I finally wised up and decided to change my race in St Louis to the 5K. This is beneficial in several ways. One, I'll probably be...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Jul 28, 2015

Women’s Distance Festival 5K – Join Me this Sat at 8am @ Rockalnd Lake

So excited that Peilin will be joining myself and all the women participating in the Rockland Road Runners Women’s Distance Festival this weekend at Rockland Lake! This was one of my first races when I started running and have tried to do it ev...
by The Souzapalooza Blog on Jul 10, 2015

Happy Monday! We’ve hit 5k followers. As a THANK YOU to…

Happy Monday! We’ve hit 5k followers. As a THANK YOU to all of our followers we’re celebrating with a giveaway! Simply re-gram this photo with @vexclothing & #vex5k for a chance to win a FREE pair of our Spark Earrings from our Voyeur...
by Lingerie.Obsessions.se on May 13, 2015

5k Training Plan

Lace up your shoes and get ready to race! Whether you’re getting back into running or just starting out this 5k training plan is for you. Often times people only … Continue Reading → The post 5k Training Plan appeared first on Fitne...
by Fitness by Danielle on Apr 19, 2015

Official Results (and "DILF Talk") from the Indoor Tri

The results are in. Of the 23 people doing the "long course" mega-sprint (600 yd swim, 12 mile bike, 5K run), here were the overall results:I laughed right away when I saw my 9:05 swim time. Remember how I noted that I was pulled out a lap early in...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Mar 11, 2015

Race Report: SHOWDOWN at the Indoor Triathlon

Yesterday was the day. After challenging Lisa to a race at the YWCA of Minneapolis Indoor Triathlon (with CHILDCARE on the line for the victor!) it was time to crown a winner. I got to the race early, and saw Lisa was already warming up. We all me...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Mar 9, 2015

How to Run a Faster 5k

…oh, I don’t know the answer to that!  Wait! Maybe I DO… Tip Number One:  Be not afraid to look very, very scary. Wowzers.  Okay, so that’s a start. Besides the the basic running things like faster foot turnover, better run...
by Swim Bike Mom on Feb 8, 2015

I’m Running Wild – WCS Run For The Wild At The Bronx Zoo

I’m an animal! What better way to express my inner animal than to take part in the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Run For the Wild 5K at the Bronx Zoo! I’ve done this race in 2012 and 2013 (I skipped 2014 to run the Nike Women̵...
by The Souzapalooza Blog on Jan 30, 2015

5 Reasons Why You Should Run The 2015 Color Run! #WeShine

You may have heard of The Color Run before, but I can promise you – you haven’t seen it like this! The Color Run is back for it’s 2015 tour and it’s better than ever! Whether... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...

Race Results in RunMinnesota

The Nov/Dec issue of "RunMinnesota" was delivered recently:It's a not so secret pleasure of mine to see my name in the race results they print near the back of the magazine, but I haven't been back there in over a year because of my injuries. In thi...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Dec 20, 2014

A Few Final TC "Loony Challenge" Thoughts

Alright, it's been 2.5 weeks. Here are my 6 closing thoughts on things related to the "Loony Challenge."• I was thrilled to finish UNINJURED!! Two days after the 10 Mile, hip felt BETTER than it did during the final 2 weeks of building miles lead...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Oct 22, 2014

I Look HORRIBLE During 5Ks (here's the proof)

There are some pretty sweet photos in the album of official photos from the "ALS Superhero Dash" 9 days ago. Here are some of my favorites along with some horrible ones of me and Henry:Epic.Whoa.The group of LEGIT costumes out there!She's got the sa...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Oct 20, 2014

6 Final Thoughts from Henry's 5K Win

I ended my race report from the ALS SuperHero Dash with a few photos of friends finishing, some photos of Henry playing, and then us heading home. I never really gave my final thoughts on my race and the event in general. So here are my final 6 tho...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Oct 15, 2014

Henry's First 5K: the ALS Superhero Dash

Henry and I got ready for the ALS Superhero Dash on Saturday morning. We got ready in style:3 Batdudes.It turns out that our Batman outfits were pretty lame. Look at the LEGIT costumes we saw at the race:LOOK AT THAT WINGSPAN! Henry got a high fiv...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Oct 13, 2014

Henry's First 5K WIN!

Henry and I just got back from the ALS SuperHero Dash. They had a 5K and 10K (certified and chip timed) that raised over $75,000 for the ALS Association! Here are 3 quick photos from the event, with a full race report coming soon...Henry and I "tak...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Oct 11, 2014


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