January 20, 2018 – Run 4 Missions

I’ve reached a milestone – race #100! Run 4 Missions benefits the Valdosta State University Baptist Collegiate Ministries.  This is our 4th year participating in the event, and I ran my best time yet.  Turnout for the race is always good, and this year was no exception.  93 people crossed the finish line, after winding their way through the neighborhoods around the university. Last year I finished in 1:02:05, and I set a goal of finishing at 50:00 or better.  My times have been steadily getting better over the last six months and I was hopeful that I could shave … Continue reading January 20, 2018 – Run 4 Missions

January 13, 2018 – Resolution Run 5K

Our first “official” run of 2018! The Resolution Run 5K benefits the Boys & Girls Club.  We ran it last year, and my finish time was 51:10.  A year later, having lost 37 lbs., I hoped to run it a little faster.  And I did. It was COLD. Snot-freezing, finger-numbing cold.  The kind of cold that makes you question your sanity for getting up before the sun to run in it.  And yet we do. Week after crazy week. This was my 99th race!  It seems like a few weeks ago I was wading through knee-deep water in my first … Continue reading January 13, 2018 – Resolution Run 5K