Race Report: 2013 Edinburgh Marathon Festival 10K

The 2013 Edinburgh Marathon Festival 10K last Saturday was not only my first 10K race but my first time racing with a friend. It turned out to be just as fun as I hoped it would be, and I am so grateful for the experience. The day before, I rested, hydrated, and ate well. Gingiber... Continue Reading →

On my way to 10K.

Tonight's slippery 6K run ended my third week of 10K training. It wasn't a fast run, and it certainly wasn't comfortable, with those giant, wet snowflakes sliding down my collar and up my sleeves, but it did the job. So now I am one-quarter of the way to being ready for my first 10K race,... Continue Reading →

2013 Bupa Great Winter Run Race Report

Today I ran my second 5K race! I didn't think it was possible, but I am even more excited about running now than I was last time. Last night, I wasn't worried about the race because I knew mostly what to expect. I was a bit concerned about my health; my stomach and head have... Continue Reading →

My second 5K race is tomorrow. I am not as rested or as prepared as I'd like to be, but I'll give it a go anyway. The forecast for tomorrow morning is clear and 10º C, so I am not at all concerned about the running conditions. My health is another story. To soothe some... Continue Reading →

Day 319 of Project 365: Bupa Great Edinburgh Run 5K

Hours after finishing, I am still buzzing from the endorphins and adrenaline of my first race, the 2012 Bupa Great Edinburgh Run 5K. Here is my race report, the first of many, because I've already signed up for my next 5K and will be starting a 10K training regimen on Tuesday. More on that later.... Continue Reading →

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