November 26th, 2012
I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. I didn’t do much in the way of taking photos of food, but the husband and I hosted our first true Thanksgiving meal this year. It turned out really well… except for my lumpy gravy. When you are juggling trying to get at
Continue Reading… Race Recap: North Ridgeville Pre-Turkey Trot (2012)
October 31st, 2012
On Saturday, October 12 I ran the MidTown Cleveland Healthline Classic 5K race in Cleveland, Ohio.
This race took place in downtown Cleveland on and around the campus of Cleveland State University. This was my first time running this race which includes both a
Continue Reading… Race Recap: MidTown Cleveland Healthline Classic 5K (2012)
September 5th, 2012
On Saturday I ran the North Coast Challenge 5-Miler in Westlake, Ohio.
I signed up for this race on a complete whim. As in, I signed up Thursday night around 10 p.m. before online registration closed. I don’t even remember how I stumbled across this race, but
Continue Reading… Race Recap: North Coast Challenge 5-Miler (2012)
July 26th, 2012
On Saturday, July 21 I ran the Lakewood Summer Meltdown 5K, in Lakewood, Ohio.
The race, which was put on by Peace Racing, was a part of the Summer Meltdown street party which features live music, food and entertainment. While runners were encouraged to participate in the “meltdown”
Continue Reading… Race Recap: Lakewood Summer Meltdown 5K (2012)
July 19th, 2012
On Wednesday, July 4 I ran the Bay Days 5-Miler in Bay Village, Ohio.
This race was sponsored by the Cleveland West Road Runners Club (CWRRC) and has been an annual event for 38 years now. This was my first time running it. I knew that it would
Continue Reading… Race Recap: Bay Days 5-Miler (2012)
July 16th, 2012
(Wow. I debated if I should recap my recent races because it has been so long since I competed. But this is a running blog and I have yet to not recap any race since I started blogging in April 2010. So I present a brief recap…)
Continue Reading… Race Recap: Run @ the Ridge 5K (2012)
June 12th, 2012
On Saturday I ran the Jonathan “A.J.” Schroeder Memorial Run 5K in Cleveland, Ohio.
This was my first time running this race, in its 4th annual year, which commemorates Jonathan “A.J.” Schroeder, a Cleveland Police detective killed in 2006 in the line of duty. Proceeds from the race
Continue Reading… Race Recap: Jonathan “A.J.” Schroeder Memorial Run 5K (2012)
May 22nd, 2012
As a preface, to those of you who do not live in the Cleveland area, the high temperature Sunday was 86-degrees and humidity was at 80 percent at the start of the Rite Aid Cleveland Full and Half Marathon.
Skies were sunny and clear and it was
Continue Reading… Race Recap: Rite Aid Cleveland Half-Marathon (2012)
May 1st, 2012
On Saturday I ran the Cleveland 10-Miler, which was my first ever 10-Mile race.
This was also only the third time I have run a full 10-Miles. Period. The race took place on Cleveland’s west side, starting and finishing at Edgewater Park. The temperature was predicted
Continue Reading… Race Recap: Cleveland 10-Miler (2012)
March 15th, 2012
On Saturday, March 10 I ran the St. Malachi Run 5-Miler as my first race of 2012.
The course takes runners through a scenic, hilly jaunt around downtown Cleveland and the Flats area. It starts and ends at historic St. Malachi Church. Between the 5-Miler and the
Continue Reading… Race Recap: St. Malachi 5-Miler (2012)