A runner friend recently asked me to look up some local races and send her links so she can arrange a visit and a run at the same time. This seemed like something that might be useful for others too so here are the coming race links that I sent her. I used to run and I’ll include some pictures from past races where I have them. Continue reading Local Races for 2020
Who knew that rail trails would eventually become a thing? Just recently, we went out to bicycle down the Virginia Creeper Rail Trail in Damascus and I’ve blogged about a 5K/10K on the Dick & Willie Rail Trail in Martinsville. This weekend was the annual Apple Dumpling Festival in downtown Stuart and this year it was kicked off by a 5K on Stuart’s rail trail, the Mayo River Rail Trail. Continue reading Stuart’s Rail Trail & Apple Dumpling Festival
It’s been difficult to get up and moving lately with the summertime temps. I used to enjoy running a 5K here and there but I’m the only one in the household that really enjoys that and, with Mother’s move, there just hasn’t been time. And then there was this humid summer.
I just got a reminder in my email about the 3rd annual Stop, Drop, and Run 5K in Stuart coming up on September 10th and the 2016 Harvest Moon 5K & 10 K in Martinsville on September 16th. Now I’m sitting here looking at pictures from past races and thinking, can I be ready by then? I’m so out of shape and its so hard to get going with the humidity and heat the way it has been recently. It’s been practically tropical in southern Virginia this summer. Continue reading The Heat Index Hold