Races (completed & planned)

Clearly, from the title of my little corner of the interwebs, you should know running has become a very important part of my life.  I'm going to use this page to keep track of my races.  If you are interested in any of my training plans, you can find them here and here.  I got started running using a Couch to 5k podcast (oldschool Nano, baby!) and moved up to the Couch to 10k iPhone app.  I'm followed the Less is More Marathon Plan from Runner's World magazine to train for my full, but now I follow a mix of plans that friends have helped me create.  I've found that, for me, running 3 days a week is what works best for my body and time.  That doesn't mean it will necessarily be the best plan for you.  I have many friends who have followed plans requiring 5 days of running or more with great success.  The key is to find something that works for you.

200 Mile Relay
August 8-9, 2014 - Fred Meijer White Pine Trail 200 Mile Relay - race report here
August 9-10, 2013 - Fred Meijer White Pine Trail 200 Mile Relay race report here

Marathon
October 19, 2014 - Detroit Marathon - 4:52:42 - 11:01 pace (HUGE PR)
October 16, 2011 - Grand Rapids Marathon  - 5:27:15 - 12:29 pace

Marathon Relay
October 21, 2012 - Grand Rapids Marathon Relay 4:08:36 as a team

25k Relay
May 10, 2014 - Fifth Third River Bank Run 25k - 2:35:20 - 10:00 pace


25k (15.5 miles)
May 11, 2013 - Fifth Third River Bank Run 25k - 2:41:33 - 10:25 pace (PR)
May 12, 2012 - Fifth Third River Bank Run 25k DNS - spectated in my boot
May 14, 2011 - Fifth Third River Bank Run 25k - 2:52:55 - 11:07 pace

Half-Marathon
February 14, 2016 - 26.2 With Donna Breast Cancer Half Marathon - 2:51:59 - 13:08 pace
April 19, 2015 - Gazelle Girl Half Marathon - 2:27:29 - 11:14 pace
February 15, 2015 - 26.2 With Donna Breast Cancer Half Marathon - 2:30:50 - 11:30 pace
December 28, 2014 - Jax Bank Half Marathon - 2:15:10 - 10:19 pace
September 21, 2014 - Detroit Women's Half Marathon - 2:17:44 - 10:30 pace
July 20, 2014 - Rock N Roll Chicago Half Marathon - 2:34:48 - 11:49 pace
April 13, 2014 - Gazelle Girl Half Marathon - 2:42:40 - 12:25 pace
December 29, 2013 - Jax Bank Half Marathon - 2:26:53 - 11:12 pace
August 25, 2013 - Michigan Wine Trail Half Marathon 2:35:35 - 11:53 pace
May 25, 2013 - Bayshore Half Marathon 2:07:09 - 9:42 pace (PR's again 8 weeks after Martian by shaving off another 3 minutes)
April 27, 2013 - Rivertown Races Half Marathon 2:20:29 - 10:43 pace
April 13, 2013 - Martian Half Marathon 2:10:36 - 9:58 pace (at the time, a 17 min PR over my first  half marathon!)
February 2, 2013 - Groundhog Day Half Marathon 3:28:36 - 15:55 pace (trail in 12+ inches of snow)
November 10, 2012 - Disney Wine and Dine 2:33:52 - 11:44 pace
April 1, 2012 - Knoxville Half Marathon, Knoxville, TN 2:37:57 - 12:04 pace 
January 29, 2012 - Disneyland Tinker Bell Half Marathon 2:56:37 - 13:28 pace (fun run/lots of pics)
October 17, 2010 - Grand Rapids Half Marathon -  2:27:52 - 11:17 pace


10 Miler
September 14, 2014 - 2014 Bridge Run 10 Miler - 1:44:00 - 10:23 pace
September 18, 2011 - 2011 Bridge Run 10 Miler 1:40:56 - 10:05 pace (HUGE PR)
May 28, 2011 - Fleet Feet Soldier Field 10 Miler - 1:47:00 - 10:42 pace
April 23, 2011 - Striders Saturday Classic - 1:50:33 - 11:03 pace


10k
May 14, 2016 - Fifth Third River Bank Run 10k - 1:20:10 - 12:54 pace
June 7, 2014 - Reeds Lake 10k - 1:11:15 - 11:28 pace (part 2 of the double)
April 5, 2014 - Greenway Challenge 10k - 1:11:29 - 11:30 pace
June 29, 2013 - Reeds Lake 10k - 58:59 - 9:29 pace (HUGE PR)
September 1, 2012 - Milford Labor Day 10k - 1:08:19 - 11:01 pace
July 17, 2010 - Venetian River Run 10k - 1:09:57 - 11:15 pace
May 8, 2010 - Fifth Third River Bank Run 10k - 1:10:08 - 11:17 pace

8k
July 27, 2013 - Streets of Fire 8k - 47:54 - 9:38 pace (PR)
June 10, 2013 - Get LOST in Running Virtual 8k - 46:34 - 9:18 pace (unofficial PR - virtual race)
November 25, 2010 - Tamarak Turkey Trot - 53:36 - 10:46 pace

5k
June 7, 2014 - Reeds Lake 5k - 35:13 - 11:20 pace (part 1 of the double)
November 22, 2012 - 20th Annual GRPS Turkey Trot - 28:15 - 9:07 pace (HUGE PR)
May 20, 2012 - Down and Dirty Mud Run, Chicago, IL (No clue time/pace)
July 18, 2009 - Venetian River Run 5k - 37:31 - 12:04 pace
May 12, 2007 - Fifth Third River Bank Run 5k - 35:30 - 11:25 pace
July 15, 2006 - Venetian River Run 5k - 33:40 - 10:50 pace
May 13, 2006 - Fifth Third River Bank Run 5k - 34:40 - 11:09 pace

Sprint Tri
July 20, 2013 - Tri Del Sol 750m swim, 13.8 bike, 5k - 1:49:52 (PR)
August 11, 2012 - Millennium Triathalon Sprint Tri 500m swim, 14.8 mile bike, 5k - 1:52:56




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