Tag: 5K

Grant Park Turkey Trot 5K: Home Turf Race

Grant Park Turkey Trot 5K: Home Turf Race
My usual Turkey Trot race is either the 10K or the 5K at the Lincolnwood Turkey Trot the Sunday before Thanksgiving.  However, due to various circumstances I ended up not running that event.  Too bad as it’s one of my favorites.  However, that didn’t mean I skipped the turkey trot tradition this year.  Nope!  I... Read more »

The Curse of the Inaugural Race - Race Report for the Rosehill Cemetery Crypt 5K

The Curse of the Inaugural Race - Race Report for the Rosehill Cemetery Crypt 5K
I’ve become a much savvier racer over the years.  Not only do I understand how to actually run a good race in terms of moving my feet and pacing myself, I also understand how to RUN a good race.  As in, the logistics that make a race work smoothly for the participants.  After running or... Read more »

Run Against Traffick 5K Race Report

Run Against Traffick 5K Race Report
On Saturday, August 25th another Chicago Now Blogger, Smart Savvy Style, gathered a group of friends and bloggers to support Traffick Free by running their second annual Run Against Traffick 5K fun run at Diversey Harbor. The run was not an officially timed event but they did have clocks at the start and finish line.... Read more »
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Burgers & Beer 5K Race Report

Burgers & Beer 5K Race Report
What’s the best way to end a Monday?  How about with a 5K race? The inaugural Burgers & Beer 5K hosted by F^3 and Universal Sole took a traditional monthly fun run series and turned it into a race!  And, yes, there were still burgers and beer. In fact, for an inaugural race I only... Read more »