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Tag : Spring Fling 5K

Staying Focused and Staying POSITIVE- Spring Fling 5k 2017

When it comes to racing I tend to be a creature of habit.  2017 marked my 5th consecutive year of running the Cabot Spring Fling 5k.  Three of these years have been within 2-3 weeks of finishing the Little Rock Marathon but it’s just hard to pass up this one since it’s only 30 minutes from our house and it’s

A 5k, a 10k and the Ups and Downs of Racing Often

Yesterday marked 4 weeks since the Little Rock Marathon.  Since then I’ve actually run in 3 other races- a 2 mile race, a 5k , and a 10k.  While I do love to race I probably would not have been so quick to pin on a bib number (especially 3 times!) had it not been for the Arkansas Grand Prix

The Spring Fling 5k Race Recap and Breaking 19 Minutes… again!

Coming back from an injury can take a while and it’s hard not to get a little discouraged during the comeback phase.  For the last several months I’ve been comparing myself to where I was last year before the plantar fasciitis started.  My foot has felt good for a while now but my confidence in my ability has not been

The Big 5K Doubleheader- 2 Race Reports in One!

It’s official.  The 5K is definitely my favorite racing distance- period.  Up until Saturday I had raced four times in 2014 and did not meet my pacing goals in ANY of them. To be honest I have been a little down and discouraged trying to figure out what’s been going wrong.  I wasn’t have fun and enjoying racing.  In every

Cabot’s Spring Fling 5K- Race Report

This morning I ran in the Spring Fling 5K in Cabot, Arkansas.  I wasn’t quite sure what to expect since the Little Rock Marathon was 3 weeks ago and I took the following week completely off running because of my hip injury.  I have done one speed session since then and my workouts have been all over the place.  Technically