Run for Haven, What a wonderful Social Race

We had a fun Road race called, “Run for Haven” at the Tiago Town Center with the race course going through the Town of Tioga (In Gainesville). It was to benefit The Haven Hospice Alliance which is a group of volunteers who assists in raising money for care services for Hospice patients and families.  I Read More …

Competing with yourself is the only way to run better

 I understand that there are a lot of what I call, Social Runners. These are runners who enjoy running in races not to compete with others but to enjoy running for themselves, friends or family. Its their way of getting out, getting away or just running for a t-shirt, medal or snacks that are given Read More …

Do races give too much running stuff?

I recently read an article in the Runners World feed by Dave McGillivray about “Why Do Races Give Out So Much Stuff”? His article went on to say that the event market seems to be saturated because there are so much more people who run in races than there use to. For a long while Read More …

2017 Blueberry Horseshoe 5K run by Big Hammock Series

The Blueberry Horseshoe 5K race in Reddick, Florida was a terrific event. This race had it all. Even though I was injured for the event I came out to support my daughter and her husband. This race took place out in the fields where horses were running along side of the runners. It had challenges Read More …

Insane Inflatable 5K race, what a workout

This was my first insane inflatable 5k race. I really did not know what to expect other than a few pictures I’d seen. My daughter had called me and said, “Dad, I just signed you up for a road race not too far from our home”. I thought that was nice but I hope it Read More …

my Running Hero’s of the 1980s

Who is/was your running hero(s)? During the early to mid 1980s I ran all the time. It did not matter if I had to go to the grocery store to pick up a small item, the barber shop for a hair cut (You wouldn’t believe by by looking at me now) or just to clear Read More …