Tag: Half marathon

summer Solstice Challenge Concept2

2017 Concept2 Summer Solstice Challenge

It’s almost the official beginning of summer here in the Northern hemisphere, and we have a great challenge in store to celebrate. The Summer Solstice Challenge is our way of honoring the longest day of the year. The challenge is to row or ski 21,000 meters on June 21. Meters can be completed in several […]

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My last 5k in the series was my fastest by half-a-minute!

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 […]

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2016 Four Courts Four Miler produced by Pacers Running. Photo by Brian W. Knight/Swim Bike Run Photo.

In praise of being dead last in a race

As I told you last week, last Saturday I ran the Four Courts Four Miler.  I finished!

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Running my first road race this Saturday!

OK, I have been working really hard. Every weekend, my girlfriend and I run three or four miles together, though it’s been since 2012 that I have last run a 5k race.   And, though I am in no position to run a four-mile run in the Arlington hills, this is perfect timing. My girl […]

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StrideBox subscription box for runners

Review of StrideBox subscription box for runners

I’ve been a StrideBox member since October 2, 2013. And I have always been amazed and amused by the variety and creativity of testers products for runners. So many little dibs and dabs of everything a runner might need, and stuff that you’d never think of, from flashy little lights that grip your ankles or wrap around […]

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