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Published: 2014-02-16

Wrapping up the WORS with a 10k at Shelby Farms

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Today marks the end of the 2014 Winter Off Road Race Series. The race was a 10K at Shelby Farms, and, while I've run this distance several times in the past, I think this particular race might have been my best (just over 51 minutes). It helps when you're having fun ;) Prior to signing up for this series, I'd know about MRTC, but I'd never participated in any of their smaller events (and the 2012 St ...

Published: 2014-02-12

WORS 8K+ at Stanky Creek

running trails

Sunday afternoon was the WORS 8K at Stanky Creek. I'd already spent most of the weekend working at GiveCamp Memphis, so I really didn't know how well I'd fare during this race. Turns out, it's possible to run an 8K quite well with very little sleep! I felt pretty good for most of the race. The weather was cool (36F) and the trails were soppy, muddy, and slippery. There's really not much else to say ...

Published: 2014-01-27

WORS 5k at Stanky Creek

running trails

Yesterday I ran the 5k portion of the winter off-road race series. It was at Stanky Creek (aka Nesbit Park), which is one of my favorite local trail-running locations. As expected, the pace for this race was a bit slower than the 3k, and I had a good time running this one. Apparently, I'm going to keep writing about this WORS experience, so here's some thoughts about race number two: wow. There were a lot of people. I ...