This past Saturday, I ran the Ron Daws 25k. This was my 3rd year running this race. I ran it in 2013 as a training run for the Newport Marathon and I ran it in 2014 as a training run for the Flying Pig Marathon. Start Line: The race starts at 8 am at a church parking lot in Hopkins. There is plenty of parking at the church as well as bathrooms and a warm place to wait. We arrived around 7:30 Continue Reading
Fits Do Race Reviews: Ron Daws 25k
This past Saturday, Dustin and I ran the Ron Daws 25k (for your reference, 25k =15.5 miles). We had 16 miles on our training schedule for Flying Pig so this race fit in very nicely. For a price of just $5, its hard to pass up! The race is small, with registration limited to just 200 runners. The race may be small, but most of the people who run it are pretty serious runners. Its very popular Continue Reading
Fits Do Race (Pre)views: Upcoming Races
One of my 14 Motivation Tips to Keep You Running in the Winter of 2014 was to sign up for a spring race!I mentioned the many options that you have in the Twin Cities area: Goldy's 10 Mile, the Get Lucky 7k or Half Marathon, the 100% Irish for a Day 10 mile, the Get in Gear 10k & half marathon, Grandma's Marathon or half marathon, the Minneapolis Continue Reading
Fits Do Race Reviews: A $5 Race?
Jazz hands to reflect our excitement for the Ron Daws 25k! You read that correctly folks- five dollars! I shouldn't even be posting about this race because I think its a bit of a runners' secret. So here's the plan: just tell all your frenemies to go pay $70 for the Team Ortho Get Lucky half marathon (plus $10 to park at the race and $10 to park at packet pickup), and Continue Reading