Showing posts from October, 2015

Flying Through Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Since I was a small child, I've enjoyed running, and it is likely because my parents were runners . . . my mom still is.  Don't get me wrong, I have my days when running feels like a chore, but I think that goes without saying for any sport that requires training. The distance I typically choose for a race is a 5k, which stands for five kilometers . . . the equivalent of 3.1 miles.  On occasion, I run a 10k race (10 kilometers or 6.2 miles). Recently, I decided to try half marathons, which is 13.1 miles. Don't ask me why most of the races are specified in kilometers with the exception of the half and full marathon because I truly don't know! Since I am a slow runner and absolutely detest hills, I wanted a race that was beginner friendly (huge time limit) and with little to no hills, which is very hard to find in the metro-Atlanta area. I began looking for half marathons online that would met my criteria and was having trouble finding one that was nearby. Flip