Run 13.1 and 5k

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My favorite distance is the ½ marathon and coming across one that is not in the heat of summer in Florida is hard. I love that this 13.1 is in early April with cooler temps and a great course. 1st place sports is putting on another great race and if the ½ marathon distance is too much there is also … Read More

1st Pace Sports St. Patty’s Day Run 10k/5k

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Grab a kilt and some running shoes and come join us for the St. Patty’s day 10k or 5k race in Evergreen cemetery! 1st place sports are putting yet another great race in our area with an awesome tech shirt and finisher medal to all registered along with a pint of beer at the finish. I know it’s not your … Read More

Wolfson Children’s Challenge 2017

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For the past 4 years we have formed multiple teams of 11 people each to run the Wolfson 55k Challenge relay to benefit children we know that are battling/have battled life-threatening illnesses. This race touches our heart because of the amazing cause and how many can children that can be helped through the money raised.  One of the kids we … Read More

Winter Beach Run

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With Spring just around the corner I know many of us are looking to start racing again after some time off during the holidays. The Winter beach run held at the Jacksonville Pier is a great race to kickoff racing season. You can either do a 5mile or 10 mile beach run depending on how brave you are feeling! This … Read More

Ragnar Relay Alafia River Trail

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The weeks leading up to Ragnar Relay Alafia River Trail were a little uneasy for me. I had injured my achilles and wasn’t able to train the way I normally would- in fact, I didn’t run at all for five weeks. I have a solid running base so I wasn’t TOO worried, but 32 miles (the distance each runner on … Read More

Q&A with Becky

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  1. I have been running since late 2013.  It all started with a friend at work asking if I was interested in walking a 5k in 2012.  My first thought was 3.1 miles is REALLY far!!!   I completed my first 5k in just under 1hr.  After that I was bitten by the 5k bug and wanted to see … Read More

Endless Summer Run

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Saturday was the 12th Annual Endless Summer Run put on by Don’s Friends and the Friends of Anastasia State Park in St. Augustine, Florida. There are 2 options for the race: a 5k and a 10k. I signed up for the 10k back in March because the race sells out so quickly (they cap the race at 200 and 250, respectively). I … Read More