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DJs for PJs 5K [Race Report]

This morning Alex and I ran the DJs for PJs 5K. Well… I ran it, she went along for the ride. I picked up my packet the day before at a local Kohl’s store. Part of the event was a pajama drive for kids, so I had purchased a pair …

Commitment Day 5K

Race Report: Commitment Day 5K

After I ended 2012 with a 10K, I started 2013 with a 5K. This time I ran the Commitment Day 5K,  a race produced by Lifetime events that was run all around the country to encourage people to kick off their year with a commitment to a healthier lifestyle. Each …

Chefs for Kids 5K

Saturday morning I woke to the sound of the winds howling outside my house. I dragged myself out of bed and went downstairs to let Jade The Boxer outside to take care of her morning business.  Rain was sprinkling.  Las Vegas was under a high wind warning, with sustained gusts …

Race Report: Come Run With Santa 5K

This morning I got up and took myself out into the cold cold world to run a holiday themed 5K. Yeah… a race that was only 36 degrees at the start, that’s cold for my desert-dwelling blood! Plus, the race started at 7 AM. Races in Vegas have to start …

OC Half Marathon

Two days ago I was pretty certain I wasn’t going to run this race anymore. Jade got really sick, she wasn’t eating and she was very lethargic. I took her to the vet and it looked like she had big pockets of gas trapped in her stomach and intestines. There …