Friday, January 2, 2015
january kicked off with a windy "dash before the splash" run at compo beach in westport yesterday. the follow-up, this weekend, would have been the kick off of the 2015 boston build-up series on sunday - the 10k in norwalk. however, instead of racing on sunday, i'll be in ann arbor helping katie move her stuff over to a new apartment for the spring term! one benefit of that change in plans will be visiting a couple of wolverine powered brew pubs when the works done :D
the following weekend is the joe kleinerman 10k - my first nyrr race of 2015. i'd rather do the nycruns 10 miler the following day, but i need to start accumulating my 9+1 points for the 2016 nyc marathon. given the upcoming schedule, my 2nd nyrr race might not come until the nyc half in march. so have to grab this one.
next up, on the 18th, will be the boston build-up 15k in ridgefield. somehow - albeit unscientifically - this one always turns out to be the series race with the lousiest weather! maybe this year will be different. not likely, but there's always hope :D
not sure what's on deck for the following weekend - i didn't register for the fred lebow half (since it was replace by the nyc half in the nyrr 5 boro series). one possibility is the nycruns brrr-ooklyn half, or a shorter distance event in connecticut. still need to decide this one.
finally, to end the month will run a non-traditionally - but tradition nonetheless - 3 hour run in valley stream, long island. it precedes the annual broadway ultra society awards brunch held immediately following the run. since i only ran one b.u.s. event in 2014 (sybil 50k), it's more of a social event for me this time around :D
here's how it looks so far:
1/1 - "dash before the splash"
1/10 - joe kleinerman 10k
1/18 - boston build-up 15k
1/24-25 - tbd
1/31 - b.u.s. 3-hour run
as always, if you're at any of them - say hello!