Runners on Parade 5K

I first heard about the Runners on Parade last year when Derek and I went to advertise upcoming events with Stone Soup Promotions and support our friend Todd Hoffer. As a spectator, it was inspiring to see the streets lined on both sides with fans and thousands of runners charging past. The 22nd annual Runners on Parade 5K is held […]

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Wawasee Flotilla 8 Miler Race

The Wawasee Flotilla 8 miler race was on July 4th, 2016. My training leading up to this race has been phenomenal and injury-free with coach Jake Gillette. I have steadily improved while being coached by Jake and it was motivating to see him at the finish line of this race cheering on the finishing athletes. […]

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And the band marches on…

We arrived at Northwood high school around 8 AM for the Red Regiment Race on a gorgeous sunny day. The scheduled race in our training plans was to run for a personal best time in the 5K distance. The racing conditions were favorable with little to no wind on a very flat course. The training […]

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Red Regiment Race Review

The Red Regiment 5K Run and Fun Walk event is a great local race that raises money for the Red Regiment High School Marching Band at NorthWood High School in Nappanee, Indiana. Please check out the Racing Website: http://redregiment5k.weebly.com/ Pricing/Signup The pricing of the event was fairly priced around $20 for early entry and $25 […]

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Crushing Personal Records

This past winter, Derek and I focused on racking up the mileage for our half marathon training. We committed to an intermediate plan and diligently increased our long-distance runs, tagging along with our marathoner-in-training, Ed Frutig, along the Maple Heart Trail. The one aspect of our training that was missing was racing. We hadn’t raced a 5K […]

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Training with Purpose

The cancellation of the Holy Half Marathon at Notre Dame, Indiana on April 9th was a disappointment. I trained for 13 weeks through the winter months in preparation for running in the event. Every athlete goes through a period of setbacks and challenges in performance. This particular event was my first real setback in the […]

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Sarah Strong Race Review

  Excellent race to signup for next year on March 11th, 2017! Pricing/Signup The pricing of the event was spot-on for local races in the Elkhart area. You were able to signup online or on race day with ease. Packet Pickup Experience: The packet-pickup experience was a breeze at this race with the race organizer […]

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