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Alaska Distance Classic 5K & 10K 2017 – Race Recap

Two races in one morning. That's a first for me. The Alaska Distance Classic offers a 5K and 10K race, or you can 'double up' and do both. Per my coach, Nichole, I did both. Me in the bright pink/orange buns! 9:00 a.m. 5K (race it) 9:45 a.m. 10K (run it as a workout) I was optimistic going into this race. I had had a couple solid workouts and thought I would be able to come within 10-15 seconds of…

Her Tern Half Marathon 2017 – Race Recap

I don’t think words can express how happy I am about this race! I literally could not have asked for it to go better, and it was everything I secretly hoped it would be! Eight months ago, my sister, Kristy, and her husband, Nick, made plans to come to Alaska mid-July. I convinced them to come for the Her Tern Half Marathon, which is my favorite race all year! By the grace of God, I overcame my hip injury, and…

Anchorage Mayor’s 5K – Race Recap

My exciting running-related news. . . .I'm back to working with my coach, Nichole! I couldn't be happier to have someone planning my workouts each day, having a purpose for these workouts, and a mastermind behind my plan. Here's more on why I love having a coach. I had thought about running either the half marathon or the 5K for the Anchorage Mayor's Marathon race series this past weekend. I had also considered not doing any of the races, but…