Crystal City 5k Fridays
March 6, 2019
I’m proud to announce that I dropped $65 and am now registered to run a 5k race every Friday evening for the Month of April. Since I tend to DFL, I intend to spend time between now and April 5th slow-running and slow-jogging my way into becoming a middle of the pack of a rear […]
Join Team Grotto for the Virtual Team Challenge starting January 1
December 24, 2016
If you have access to a Concept2 Indoor Rower then I invite you to join Team Grotto for the Virtual Team Challenge starting January 1. The Virtual Team Challenge (VTC), runs every year from January 1–31. Each team completes as many meters as they can collectively between 12:00 a.m. January 1 and 11:59 p.m. January 31. […]
My last 5k in the series was my fastest by half-a-minute!
May 1, 2016
I took part in the 5-week series of 5ks called the Crystal City 5k Fridays, as you may know, and my first race took me 46:17, my second race took me 46:11, my 4th race took me 46:01 (I missed week three), and my final race took me 32-seconds fewer at 45:33! So, I feel […]
Quickening my 5k time week after week at #cc5kFridays
April 23, 2016
After nursing my aching lumbago and missing race 3 of the Crystal City 5k Fridays series of races, I stopped exercising for two whole weeks and returned for week 4. I ran what I thought was a fast race, for me, but when I finished my girlfriend remembered a 45-something-minute time instead of my races times […]
Not DFL in my first Crystal City 5k Fridays race!
April 2, 2016
I wasn’t DFL last night. I ran the first Crystal City 5K Friday race last night and was 488 out of 497 for my gender — not last! — and I was the 1,070th finisher out of 1,126 finishers! I am not sure if I was DFL for my age group, but I doubt it. That’s […]