Blog Posts - 5k



Weekend Wrap Up

Thursdayvia YelpMy Thursday started off with a wonderful surprise, my cousin was in town for a symposium and met me for breakfast!  I hadn't seen him since Christmas and it was great to catch up.  The day kept getting better from there. &nb...
by OMG I moved to NYC on Mar 5, 2013

Race Recap: NYCRUNS Riverside Park Hot Chocolate 10K

I’m down to the final three weeks of training before the Disney Princess Half Marathon, and I convinced myself that it would be a great idea to run one last 10K. I basically had four good reasons: 1.) I haven’t run a 10K since last Novemb...
by The Final Forty on Feb 4, 2013

Freezing Polar Dash Photos

After seeing some of the photos from Wayne Kryduba at the MDRA Pizza Party (2 posts down), I wondered what races he'd photographed recently. I stopped by his website and saw his last gallery was from the Polar Dash 5K and 10K from a few weeks ago.Th...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Jan 24, 2013

Bye, Bye Comfort Zone

You know how people say that you have to break out of your comfort zone if you ever want to experience real change? Well, I’m here now, and guess what? It’s scary as hell. I am in the midst of my full-blown training plan for the Disney Pr...
by The Final Forty on Jan 11, 2013

My Goals for 2013 – No Resolutions!

I do not resolve to make huge changes just for January, instead, I'm working on goals and a plan to reach them. Luckily, there are some great support communities to help with these goals as well. Here are my top goals for 2011 with some information o...
by PersonalFitCoach on Jan 6, 2013

Heart Rate Training | Why It Is Important For Runners

Heart rate training was something I never considered when I was in high school. I had no idea what I was doing as a teenager and was still learning as a collegian. Unfortunately, heart rate training was never on my … Continue reading →The...
by rundreamachieve on Dec 31, 2012

How To Run Faster By Using Lactic Acid

Knowing how to run faster is a matter of knowing how to train with lactic acid and use it as fuel, literally, to get to your goal time. The hardest part of training to hold a specific pace for a … Continue reading →The post How To Run Fas...
by rundreamachieve on Dec 29, 2012

Life Time Fitness Commitment Day 5k

The New Year is almost upon us and I can tell you that 2013 is going to be a pretty life changing year for me as I’ve already made a commitment to lead a healthier, fitter life (more on that later) and I’m going to prove my dedication by...
by The Vacation Gals on Dec 21, 2012

Healthier Lifestyle Journey Weight loss & Challenges

I'm on a healthier lifestyle journey. I've committed myself to walk my weight off! Here is my journey and I hope you'll share yours with me, too!  Hey friends! Thanks for stopping in. I know that some of you have been following me on my health...
by Scraps of Life on Nov 18, 2012

Want to Race FOR FREE With Me This Thanksgiving?

Tri-Fitness White Bear Lake is hosting their annual "Fast Before The Feast" 5K and 10K race on Thanksgiving morning.I like what their website says in it's first few sentences:Most of us are extremely fortunate. On Thanksgiving Day, we get to sit dow...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Nov 13, 2012

Weekend Wrap Up

FridayOn Friday night we participated in Living Social's Glow in the Dark 5K Dance Party.  I'm going to be real with you, we definitely didn't run this thing.  We danced our way through the course with frequent breaks to dance on the stages...
by OMG I moved to NYC on Nov 12, 2012

North Dakota 5k

It's not hard to find an inn that will really get you interested, especially if you're looking to capture some of the north dakota 5k and spirit. Specializations in various intensive massage therapies, such as ring cakes, rommegrat, lefse, and flatbr...
by Stand Up To Cancer Naija on Oct 25, 2012

Ford Warriors in Pink {Breast Cancer Awareness}

Last week, some of Nick’s soccer teammates had on pink wrist bands, to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month of course. When I saw Nick didn’t have one on at first, I asked him about it. “I don’t know what it’s for,̶...
by Sweetnicks on Oct 17, 2012

Escaping Disappointment: Avoiding a “Bad Race”

Having run quite a large number of races at this point, I knew it was only a matter of time before one of them was going to be pretty awful. The last race I ran gave me a PR, but the instant I finished I felt as if it was a waste of time and [...]...
by Technically Running on Oct 8, 2012

Haiku #245 - My First 5K!

My friend Jason ran with me, so it was easier and more fun!support women's healthmake it to the finish linecollect free samples!I felt good about this, for my first 5K!People, Places, Things:Abby and her awesome running blogJasonRace for the CureCent...
by A Year of Standards on Sep 9, 2012

The Color Run NYC 2012

Tonight, there is no Weekend Photos in Review. But photos? I have plenty. I did the Color Run in New York with friends this weekend. And it was multiple levels of awesomeness. My third 5k so far this year, and the best one yet. I don’t know how...
by Sweetnicks on Aug 26, 2012

"Run for Blood" 5K Photos

Here are a handful of "official photos" from the Run for Blood 5K 2 weeks ago:Pre-race pit stains while laughing at something while that guy in the background(who I SHOULD know) looks on unimpressed.GOOOO!!I'm near the middle. I can point out the 6...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Aug 13, 2012

Run For Blood 5K (My Second Race in 36 Hours)

Thursday night was the Rice Street Mile road race.Friday, I did a lot of yard work in my compression socks. Sexy.Saturday was the Run for Blood 5K. It was the 9th race of the 14 race Minnesota Distance Running Association's (MDRA) "Grand Prix" Seri...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Jul 30, 2012

3 Races in 3.5 Days

It's going to be a FULL weekend of racing fun!!No, I'm NOT doing 3 races this weekend, but I AM doing 2 races over about a 36 hour period.RACE #1: The Rice Street Mile on Thursday night. This is an MDRA "Grand Prix" race, so it's one that I need to...
by Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! on Jul 23, 2012

July 4th - Independence 5k

A July 4th parade like non other that I've seen. A big parade with the mountains in the horizon just down the street from our house. I sometimes feel like we'll become jaded by the beauty that surrounds us the longer we live here. Eventuall...
by Our Little Bubble on Jul 8, 2012


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