Category Archives: Tuesdays on the Run

5 Upcoming Races I'm Excited to Run

5 Upcoming Races I’m Excited to Run

I had to take a long hiatus on my running due to my pregnancy. I did not have the energy to run while pregnant, so it has been about six months since I’ve been really active. That is about to change, though, because I have a lot of upcoming races to prepare for!

My race schedule for the year is filling up, and I am especially looking forward to the following races.

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Spring Leesburg 10k

Spring is awesome because there are so many races! The weather is not too hot and it feels great to get out there and run! For the next few weeks I have races every weekend, which is good for my training for the Marine Corps Marathon and the Laughlin Half Marathon later this year! Spring Leesburg 10k The Spring Leesburg 10k/5k was a small race held on part of the C&O Canal. I had previously run a 5k race on this course, so I knew what…

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Bishop’s Events Brings a Lot of Spring Races!

Are you looking for some Spring running events to fit into your training and racing schedule? Bishop’s Events has you covered! They offer TONS of races (sometimes weekly)! There are different distances to choose from: 5k, 10k, 10-miler, and half marathon. Bishop’s Events was launched in 2011 with the mission of providing the area’s runners, bikers, swimmers and triathletes the highest quality races and events in which to showcase their skill and determination. Bishop’s Events is run by Travis Bishop, a competitive triathlete. He had…

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Fort Hunt 10k

This past Sunday I trekked out to Fort Hunt Park in Alexandria, VA. It was in the 30s and still felt pretty cold. It was also the day of daylight savings, so I was extra tired from not getting as much sleep as I could. Regardless, with my Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon coming up this weekend, I needed to get out and run. This race was put on by the DC Road Runners, and like usual, was very well organized. These races are “low-key”,…

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Frozen Booty 5k

Have you heard of Moms Run This Town? It is a national women’s running club with a lot of different chapters all over. I bet there is one in your neck of the woods! Anyways, this winter they hosted a virtual race called “Frozen Booty”. My chapter decided to make this an actual event so we could all run together!   The race “headquarters” was at VA Runner. We started and ended our race in the parking lot, and then had our “after-party” in the store. They…

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