Category Archives: Race Recaps

Best Damn Race- New Orleans race recap

Welcome to my Best Damn Race New Orleans race recap.  This race was planned as a little race cation getaway with the hubby.  You know, It always starts with a text.  “Hey girlfriend the hubby and I are going to run the Best Damn race in New Orleans, why don’t you join us?”   Really, […]


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Day 2- Gasparilla Lime Cactus Challenge Recap

Before we jump into Day 2, click here if you missed the recap of Day 1.  Ok,  are we all caught up now?  I  am moving on!  Gasparilla 8K is Day 2 of the Lime Cactus challenge.  The race had 4608 runners and was held at 9:15 am on Sunday.  This is a much later […]


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Gasparilla Lime Cactus Challenge Race Recap- Day 1

Gasparilla Lime Cactus challenge was a big one for me.  This challenge included back to back runs and I have never run more than 2 5K’s back to back.  I have always been a huge fan of the Gasparilla run.  If the idea of pirates, February in Florida, live music, and huge expo with 32,000 […]


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Celebration Half Marathon 2017

Let me start by saying, I love this race! The Celebration Half Marathon should really be on your bucket list of runs.  Celebration Florida is a small quaint town right outside of all the Disney hustle and bustle.  This little community looks like the backdrop for every Hallmark Channel or Disney movie, it is that […]


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Hot Chocolate 15K- Tampa Recap

Disclaimer: I was selected as a Hot Chocolate 15K ambassador.  I was given a free race entry but all opinions are my own. Sunday, December 18th marked the first year that the Hot Chocolate 15K  series made it to Tampa!  This was not my first Hot Chocolate 15K race.  I ran one a couple of years […]


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What do you get when you add……….

What do you get when you add 8 women from 5 different states, one Florida beach setting, one half marathon and one weekend? (LtoR) front-Judy, Marcia, Darlene, Tricia back- Holly, Karen, Wendy & MB Let’s such say, it is one hell of a lot fun!!!!!!   Welcome to this week’s version of my weekly wrap! […]


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I was Zooming with Zooma Florida 12K!

I will set the ZOOMA Florida scene:  Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island, beach, blue skies, mild temperatures and my daughter and best running friend.  Packet pick up and expo was scheduled for Friday 2-8pm.  We land in the hotel lobby at 7:30pm.  Traffic was horrible and the Ritz tells me they have no more double beds. […]


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ZOOMA Cape Cod Fitness Weekend

Cape Cod is beautiful! Please note:  I am a ZOOMA ambassador. I get a free race entry for any ZOOMA event I choose to attend.  All other expenses are on my own.  At my house, we plan our “big” vacation a couple of years out.  We have a list and we work it like a […]


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My Fit Foodie 15K recap- Tampa Style

The Fit Foodie race series was coming to Florida and I knew I wanted to be a part!  Tampa is only an hour commute for me so I was definitely in!  I read a couple of blog reviews from the Virginia race and knew I wanted to be a part of it.  Fit Foodie?  Oh […]


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Lake Minneola Half Marathon

The Lake Minneola Half marathon was my 8th half that I have completed!  This run took place in Clermont, Florida.  I was a little nervous about signing up for a half in late April because of the possible heat but the race description promised this course to be flat and fast and I decided one […]


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