Category Archives: Lakeland

Florida 10 Series – Lakeland

October 11, 2015 I ran this race last year; in its inaugural year; and I really enjoyed it. I set a personal best for my ten mile time and I liked the flat course. It isn’t the most scenic course … Continue reading

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Florda 10 Series – Lakeland

October 19, 2014 I found the Florida Ten Series thanks to targeted ads on Facebook (maybe). I noticed that the Florida Ten Series’ first race was going to be in Lakeland; not far from me; so I did a little … Continue reading

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Aching Quad Race #4

September 13, 2014 The final race of the Aching Quad is another 5k around Lake Hollingsworth. I arrive and park across the street. I have plenty of time so I just relax in my car for a bit. It’s a … Continue reading

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Aching Quad Race #3

September 13, 2014 The third race in the Aching Quad series is a two mile race. We begin at a park in Lakeland and loop around some residential areas before finishing in front of the park. I’ve never really been … Continue reading

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Aching Quad Race #2

September 13, 2014 The second race in the Aching Quad series is a one mile race. I’ve never done a one mile race; well at least not since probably elementary school. This race is in an area of Lakeland that … Continue reading

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Aching Quad Race #1

September 12, 2014 The Aching Quad is a series of four races in 24 hours. This race series is put on by the Lakeland Runner’s Club. I’ve never done this series; or anything like it; but I have heard many … Continue reading

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Faster with FitNiche 5k

September 6, 2014 FitNiche is my local running store. I buy almost all of my running shoes and sports bras here. The people are very knowledgeable and helpful and I love supporting local businesses. They’ve recently moved from their longtime … Continue reading

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Watermelon Series #4

August 23, 2014 It’s the final race of the Watermelon Series and it is a hot day. I’ve been up and down with my times in the series thus far. But, I am feeling pretty good today and I’m going … Continue reading

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Superhero 5k

August 9, 2014 I discovered this race on a flyer that I received at another race. It uses the same course as the Watermelon series so I sign up for it. The race encourages everyone to dress up as superheroes … Continue reading

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Watermelon Series #3

July 26, 2014 This is only my second race for the month; I feel like I’ve been a slacker since this is also my last race for the month! I knew going into my ’52 races in a year’ journey … Continue reading

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