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Month: July 2019

Full Moon 25k- the Masters edition

Full Moon 25k- the Masters edition

It’s no secret that this summer I’ve been focused on speed and shorter distances. I probably had no business registering for a long trail race but there’s something about this race that brings me back each year.  This was actually my first trail race since running Full Moon last year! I usually run a few more in the spring and summer but I’ve been so focused on 1 mile and 5k training that I didn’t want to risk injury or…

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The Heat Was Definitely On 8K

The Heat Was Definitely On 8K

In my masters series quest one of the more obscure distance records is the 8k. I think it falls under the same category as the 12k and 20k. They are not very common these days- especially compared to the ever popular 5k, 10k, or half marathon. There used to be a popular 8k race in Little Rock (Rock Run) but it hasn’t been around in a few years. I ran Rock Rock a few times in its final years and…

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Firecracker Fast 5k- a PR Surprise!

Firecracker Fast 5k- a PR Surprise!

The Firecracker Fast 5k is truly a race that lives up to its name! The first time I ran it in 2013 I had no idea what to expect and it did not disappoint.  It’s a fast point to point race with a lot of downhill in the first 2 miles.  I love downhill racing but unfortunately there are not many races like this around here.  The first time I ran this course I finished in 17:52- my first sub…

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