Sunday, June 12, 2016

Course Guide: Women's Distance Festival 5k

The Women's Distance Festival is a small race with a ton of spirit. The race is for women only and most of the volunteers are men.

There are fun decorations, signs, and awards (age group & multi-generational) that are selected to go with the annual theme. Past themes include:

Reflections on the Women's Distance Festival

I've run the Women's Distance Festival 5k for the past three years.

Going into this year's race, I looked back on the previous two races and thought about how things had changed

It's definitely been surprising!

Friday, June 10, 2016

Distance Training is Better with Friends

Reston DTP Superhero theme run - start planning your costume now!
Are you training for a fall mid-distance race?

One of the best ways to set yourself up for success is to join a training program.

And if you are in the DC/VA area, consider joining the Potomac River Running Distance Training Program (DTP). Here are the 6 top reasons:

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Diamonds on the Soles of Her Orthotics

I now have custom orthotics and I have high hopes for them. They were not cheap. For the price, you might expect a little platinum plating or gemstone sparkle, but they are just polypropylene and graphite. But they will be worth their weight in gold if they keep my hallux ridigus from progressing!