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Arkansas Runner 2 Mile Race Recap

I’m not a fan of being unprepared when it comes to racing.ย  I know there are some who like to race “for fun” but my version of fun typically involves racing fast and running well. Racing is hard enough as it is and I don’t need a little voice in my head telling me I can’t do it or I’m

Peak Training Week and the Sunset Endurance Challenge

I’ve decided that Thanksgiving break and peak marathon training week make an excellent combination.  I didn’t plan it this way but it really was the best week of the year for getting in a lot of miles not to mention the abundance of delicious food!  I only worked one day (and even then it was part-time) so I had the

Arkansas 20k Race Report- 2016

This Saturday marked the 8th consecutive weekend I had a race. Yes, this is now my (unintentional) record but I promise the racing streak ends here! Of all 8 races I probably had the lowest expectations for this one and I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised. For the first time in many months I negative split a race

Arkansas Runner 2 Mile Race Report 2015
Arkansas Runner 2 Mile Race Report 2015

On Saturday our family made the drive down to Benton, Arkansas for a 2-mile race.ย  This is another one of those rarely raced distances but that’s one of the things I like about the Arkansas Grand Prix series. There’s plenty of variety and it’s always a bonus when my kids can participate.ย  I actually registered three of our four kids

The Arkansas Runner 2 Mile- Race Report
The Arkansas Runner 2 Mile- Race Report

Saturday morning I ran in a very last minute 2 mile race.  That’s right- 2 miles.  At any other time of the year a 2 mile race would probably sound like a sprint to me but I figured it couldn’t be any harder than racing one mile.  A few days before the race I got an email about it and