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New England Marathons Fall 2021

Looking for a great fall marathon in New England? This extensive listing of marathons all over New England is continually updated and features registration discount codes.

Updated April 5th, 2021

You will be pleasantly surprised to see that most races have set dates and opened registration for Fall 2021 marathons.

Please read all COVID-19 and refund statements before registering for any of these races.

For meteorologists, Fall begins on September 1st. For the rest of us it begins on September 22nd.

Fall is a great time for marathon running in New England. In late September the air begins to cool and we usually do not have many major storms.

By the end of Autumn on December 21st, the leaves have all fallen and the air has a crisp coolness to it. It’s possible but unlikely to have snow this time of year.

Looking for a winter run? There aren’t many marathons in New England over the winter and COVID shut down most of them.

I will be updating the New England Winter Marathons 2021 listing availableHERE.

GREEN RACE – I am designating any race that makes a serious effort to reduce waste and keep recyclable materials out of a landfill.

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New England Marathons Fall 2021

Cape Cod MOVES “Y-Not” Trail Races

Sandwich, MA | ? September | Saturday | 8:00 AM

GREEN RACE

This race was cancelled in 2020 and NO UPDATES YET for 2021.

The course is rolling with a nice variety of single track and double track. There are some short paved road sections. The course is a 5K loop almost entirely set on the YMCA Camps Hayward and Burgess. Some sections have sticks, roots and ruts. Trail shoes are recommended but not needed for this course.

There will be a short loop to make up the distances needed for the half marathon and marathon.

Base Camp for the race will be Camp Hayward, 52 Pinkham Road, Sandwich, MA.

This event has something for everyone. Ranging from a 50K to a 5K and a marathon relay.

EVENT RESULTS 2019

Stay by the Race!
Three season cabins will be available for rental! These will be for $25 per person, per night. They have electricity but no heat. There are showers on the property. These can be reserved when you register.

This is a Green Event!
There will be no cups allowed on the course! We will be composting out of the race and using only compostable materials (e.g. forks and spoons!). Bring a container to fill with fluids.

Race shirts were available for $10.

Registration for 2021 has not opened yet. Registration was $50 for the Marathon and $40 for the Half. 10K is $30 and the 5K is $20.

The Ultra 50K was $60 and the 8 person marathon relay was $75.

Clarence Demar Marathon and Half-Marathon

Keene, NH | 26 September | Sunday – REGISTRATION OPENED JANUARY 1ST!

Start times: 7:00 AM FULL, 8:00 AM HALF

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This point to point marathon is almost as legendary as the man.

In Melrose Massachusetts many of our club runs pass the monument to Clarence Demar. Many runners make it a point to touch the monument as they run by.

This race encompasses an entire weekend if you want it to. You can drive up to Keene Friday night and pick up your bib at Ted’s Shoe & Sport on Main Street. Drive the course or go for a short run on Saturday. Saturday night there is a pasta dinner at the Courtyard Marriott.

On Sunday buses take runners to the starting line at Gilsum Elementary School. The first Marathon bus leaves Keene State College at 5:15 AM and the last Marathon bus leave at 5:45 AM.

For the Half-Marathon, buses start leaving Keene State College at 6:30 AM. The last bus is 6:00 AM. Drop off point is Surry Mtn. Beach.

If you have never heard of Clarence Demar here is a brief bio.

The Clarence Demar Marathon is USATF Certified, a Boston Qualifier and a Runner’s Choice Award recipient from runnersgoal.com!

2021 COVID-19 Statement

Registration Is:$110 for the full and $80 for the Half. The field is limited to 600 runners for each race.

Demand for bibs is sure to be very high. If you are interested in this race you should register right away. But please read their disclaimers first.

EVENT RESULTS 2019

Fly to Pie Kingdom Marathon, Half and 10K

Newport, VT | 2 October | Sunday | 9:00 AM 2021 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Fall New England Marathons, Vermont races, Vermont marathonRun it – Bike it – Hike it – But do it!
Doin’ the dirt through “the gut” of the Northeast Kingdom – 26.2 miles, 17 miles, 13.5 miles and 6 Miles courses.

2021 Registration is Open!

Marathon Distance and 17 Miles: $75

Half Marathon is $60 and the 10K is $45.

Registration is limited to 25 runners each for race. That’s a total of 100 bibs.

If you want to run this race you should read their disclaimers are register today!

There are four great routes, offering four very different options to all types of athletes, runners, bikers, and hikers of all ages and all abilities.

A tough, “vista riddled,” and spectacularly beautiful full marathon that will challenge the best marathon runner.

The 13.5 distance is also the course for the family bike challenge is perfect for kids and parents of all ages.

The 17 mile Iconoclast for something just a little different. (It’s a great training run for the NYC Marathon) And, new in 2016, a 6 mile walk, run, or bike from Irasburg Common to Parker Pie.

For one day in September, we fill these dirt roads through “the gut” of The Northeast Kingdom. Everybody but the 6 milers start at Lakeview Aviation at the Newport Airport in Coventry and heads one way or another to Parker Pie in West Glover, with a great pizza party, great beer, and great music. 6 milers start at Irasburg Common. Shuttle service back to the start is provided by our friends at Jay Peak.

EVENT RESULTS 2019

28th New Hampshire Marathon, Half-Marathon & 10K

Bristol, NH | 2 October | Saturday | 9:00 AM – 2021 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

New Hampshire Marathon, Fall New England Marathons

This event features a Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K for 2021.

This is a hilly race with less than 200 finishers in each of the past four years and less than 10% of marathoners BQ.

You may want to drive up Friday and enjoy the pasta dinner at 5:00pm at the Union Lodge, and get a good night’s sleep.

This race takes place around Newfound Lake, and lodging options are listed on the race website.

The New Hampshire Marathon is a Runner’s Choice Award recipient from Runnersgoal.com!

All three races are USATF Certified and the New Hampshire Marathon is a Boston Qualifier!

Cash prizes for the top finishers of all three races!

Viewtherace.com NH Marathon course video

Registration is $70 for the marathon, $55 for the half and $30 for the 10K.

Prices increase $5.00 on August 29th, but I doubt there will be any bibs available by then.

EVENT RESULTS 2019

37th Annual NipMuck Trail Marathon and Relay

Ashford, CT | 3 October | Sunday | 8:00 AM REGISTRATION OPENS SOON!

The race is a double out-and-back covering a distance of 26.4 miles. The course is simply a 13-mi-long, northern section of the Nipmuck Trail, which is one of the Blue-Blazed trails managed by the Connecticut Forest and Park Association.

The start line, and middle point, is located at Perry Hill Rd in Ashford. The course runs south for 6.2 mi until reaching Rt 44, then back to the start, then north for 7 mi until reaching Boston Hollow Rd, and finally back to the finish/start line at Perry Hill Rd.

The NipMuck Trail Marathon is a classic old-school trail race taking place along a northern section of the Nipmuck Trail. The race aims to preserve many of the qualities from the early days of the New England trail racing scene.

The race site warns of rough terrain and that in some areas an injured runner may wait an hour or more for medical assistance. This is not for the casual runner!

EVENT RESULTS 2019

EVENT RESULTS 2020

Registration is not open yet

For 2021, registration will be limited to 180 runners, in total.

$35 for the marathon and $60 for the marathon relay. On August 1st the marathon goes to $40 and the marathon relay to $70.

Maine Marathon Half-Marathon and Relay

Portland, ME | 3 October | Sunday | REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Maine Marathon, New England Fall MarathonAfter a virtual-only event in 2020, the 2021 Gorham Savings Bank Maine Marathon, Half Marathon, and Relay hopes to return to an in-person event, featuring an out-and-back course with rolling hills and views of the Portland skyline, the Back Cove, Casco Bay, and peak fall foliage.

The Marathon is USATF certified and a Boston Marathon qualifier. The Half Marathon is also USATF certified and the Marathon Relay is a unique 2 to 4-person marathon-length event.

While the Maine Marathon community is hopeful for a return to live racing, we will continue to offer our virtual race option, which, in addition to the full, half and relay, includes a 5K and 10K, so all can enjoy this race safely wherever they may be.

We’re also committed to providing as much certainty as we can in these constantly changing times, which is why we have a refund policy if your — or our — plans change.

Registration is $30 for any of the virtual events.

The in person race fees through June 30th are:

$140 – Marathon Relay

$80 – Marathon

$55 – Half Marathon

This is a Maine Track Club event and approximately 40% of gross revenue is donated to charities each year.

Viewtherace.com Maine Marathon course video

EVENT RESULTS 2019

Joe English Twilight Challenge

Amherst, NH | 23 October | Saturday |5:00 PM REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

The Joe English Twilight Challenge is an evening/night trail run hosted by Freestyle Farm in Amherst, NH. The event consists of a marathon, a half-marathon and a 6-hour ultra-marathon. The marathon and half-marathon may be run individually or by relay teams. The relay teams (half or full marathon) consist of 2 or 5 runners completing either 5 or 10 laps on a 2.62-mile loop beginning at 7:00 p.m. The 6-hour ultra-marathon begins at 5:00 p.m. and ends at 11 p.m. Ultra participants run the 2.62-mile loop continuously for 6 hours.

Most of the race will be run at night on the groomed equestrian trails at Freestyle Farm.

The event is expected to draw 350 runners ranging from casual athletes to experienced ultra-runners. The event is set within a unique venue with high quality trails around a 50-acre pond. The course will be marked with fluorescent light sticks, ground flags and signal fires.

joe-english-challenge, ultra marathon, new england marathons fallRegistration for 2021 is open!

Medals will be awarded to the first and last place finishers.

All proceeds benefit the Amherst Land Trust.The trust protects rural, scenic, and open-space lands for future generations. Founded in 1975, the trust has worked to educate the public about conservation and protect thousands of acres of land similar to the lands across which most of the challenge runs.

This race is USATF Sanctioned.

EVENT RESULTS 2019

Hartford Marathon, Half-Marathon & 5K

Hartford, CT | 9 October | REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Registration is open with a limited number of bibs available for all races.

A virtual option will be announced on June 1st.

Fees are: Marathon – $105, Half Marathon – $85, 5K – $35, Youth Charity 5K – $15.

GREEN RACE

hartford marathon, new england fall marathons2021 marks the 27th running of the Hartford Marathon, wherever you run it.

I ran this marathon in 2012 and can verify that it is very well-organized with lots of community and spectator support.

You can read my race recap HERE.

The Hartford Marathon Foundation takes sustainability seriously. Click HEREto see how they make their races eco-friendly.

When you run the virtual events this year, be sure to keep the spirit alive and be responsible with your trash.

359 people ran the virtual marathon and 1,135 ran the virtual half. Thousands of people ran the 5K and 10K.

2019 EVENT RESULTS

2020 Virtual Results

Amica Newport Marathon & Half

Newport, RI | 10 October | Sunday | 7:30 AM REGISTRATION OPENED MARCH 10TH!

Newport Marathon, Rhode Island Marathon

Race along the ocean and help support six local charities.

The Amica Newport Marathon was voted as the “Best Marathon in Rhode Island” and a “Top 20 Half Marathon in the USA” in 2018. In 2016 the race was voted as the “Best Half Marathon” and “Best Race Swag” in the Northeast.

Registration for 2021 opened March 10th. Winter pricing through March 31st: Marathon $92, Half Marathon $72.

The field is limited to 1,000 runners. With 2020 deferrals, there are only 620 bibs available.

Both races are USATF Certified and the marathon is a Boston Qualifier.

Shuttle service to the start begins at 5AM. FREE PHOTOS and bag check will be available.

ALL EVENT RESULTS 2019

125th Boston Marathon

Boston, MA | 8 – 11 October| Marathon Weekend

Meb Keflezighi, Boston Marathon 2018The BAA has announced that October 11th is the date for the in-person race and the Virtual Boston Marathon can be run between October 8th and 10th.

On March 2nd they announced that the virtual Boston Marathon will be open to the first 70,000 to register! Kind of exciting.

From the BAA:

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that if road races are allowed to take place as part of the Massachusetts reopening plan, the 125th Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, October 11, 2021.

“We announce the 2021 Boston Marathon date with a cautious optimism, understanding full well that we will continue to be guided by science and our continued collaborative work with local, city, state, and public health officials,” said Tom Grilk, President and C.E.O. of the B.A.A. “If we are able to hold an in-person race in October, the safety of participants, volunteers, spectators, and community members will be paramount.”

March 2nd BAA Announcement:

BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced it will offer a virtual Boston Marathon, which will be open to everyone aged 18 or over, in celebration of the 125th Boston Marathon this fall. Held in addition to the in-person Boston Marathon scheduled for Monday, October 11, 2021, the virtual race will be open to the first 70,000 registrants.

“We anticipate having a reduced field size for the in-person road race on Monday, October 11 but want to celebrate and honor the 125th running of the Boston Marathon through this virtual race,” said Tom Grilk, President and C.E.O. of the B.A.A. “For the first time in our history, most everyone will have the opportunity to earn a Unicorn finisher’s medal for every B.A.A. race in 2021—no matter whether they choose to walk or run.”

Registration for the Virtual Boston Marathon is open!

Green Mountain Marathon & Half

South Hero, VT | 17 October | Sunday | 8:30 AM REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

The marathon and half-marathon begin and end near the house where Clarence H. Demar, 7 time Boston Marathon Winner, once lived.

vermont marathon, fall new england marathonIt is out and back on the west shore of South Hero and Grand Isle; a land of farms, apple orchards and summer cottages. The terrain is flat to rolling and about half dirt road (hard packed and well maintained).

The half marathon course is an out and back that finishes at the Folsom School (same as the full marathon).

Infinite Pasta-bilities Dinner is Saturday night at Folsom School, 4 – 7PM.

This is a race for runners by runners and has a reasonable registration fee of $60 for the marathon and $40 for the Half. Day of registration is $70 and $50, respectively.

Registration for 2021 is open!

Field is limited to 750 runners.

CircumBurke Trail Challenge

East Burke, VT | ? October | Sunday | 8:02 AM

Burke Mountain, Sherburne Lodge, East Burke, VT

Ultimately this race was cancelled in 2020, for the 2nd year in a row. 2021 registration has not opened yet.

Circumbruke Trail Challenge, fall new england marathons, vermont marathon

This year, in order to maintain the social distancing priority, participants can choose out of 6 dates to complete the course – each day’s registration is capped at 50.

Participants will be released periodically in waves to maintain space from the start of the Challenge.

The Ride With GPS app will be used to map and track progress. Participants must have access to a device to run the app during the event.

The Marathon Trail Run is one 27 mile lap and starts at 8 AM. The CircumBerzerk Bikers MTB Challenge starts at 10 AM.

This 27 mile circuit brings athletes through single track and logging trails on Burke Mountain, the Victory Hill Sector and Kingdom Trails.

The one lap event is for runners or bikers. The two lap “CircumBerzerk 50+ miler is for bikers only.

Elevation gain on the course is more than 3,000 feet.

Registration is closed

Late (onsite) registration is $160. Number pickup & late (onsite) registration is at Sherburne Lodge from 5:00 to 7:30 PM and on race day from 6:45 until 9 AM.

All proceeds go towards building and maintaining trails along the route!

Start/Finish Venue: Burke Mountain, Sherburne Lodge, East Burke, VT 05832

EVENT RESULTS 2018

Mohawk Mountain Races

Cornwall, CT | ? October | Saturday | 8:00 AM

In cooperation with Mohawk Mountain, the Mohawk Mountain Race is sponsored by Steep Endurance at Mohawk Mountain in Cornwall, CT.

Normally a ski mountain in the winter, the mountain will be transformed into a super fun course! With its challenging ascents and descents on the ski mountain, it is sure to be a race to remember with sweeping viewpoints of the popping Fall foliage at every turn. With several distances to choose from (5K/10K) and NEW this year, Half Marathon/Marathon options, there’s something for every member of the family!

Registration has not opened yet. Fees were: $80 for the 8 hour event, $120 for the 2-person 8 hour relay, $45 for the 10K and $35 for the 5K.

Fee increases on September 30th.

While this isn’t a marathon, it is a fall running event, and we don’t have many to pick from this year.

Trapp Lodge Mountain Marathon

Stowe, VT | 16 October | Saturday | 8:00 AM

This race will challenge you! Although Trapp lodge has some of the smoothest, most runnable trail around, they also boast some incredible single track. Steep climbs and descents and a newly updated climb to the highest point on the Trapp Lodge Property; Round Top Mountain!

The 13.1 mile loop course is approximately 2/3 double track wide trails and dirt roads, and 1/3 serpentine, rugged single track. Full marathon racers will traverse this loop twice. This is a challenging trail race with significant elevation gain and loss and some steep scrambling segments.

Registration is openFull Marathon is $90 and the Half is $75.

2019 EVENT RESULTS

Mount Desert Marathon, Half and Relay

Bar Harbor, ME | 17 October | Sunday | 8:00 AM – Marathon and Marathon Relay,
Half begins at 8:30 in Northeast Harbor

2021 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

MDI Marathon, Maine Marathon, fall new england marathons

Named ‘Most Scenic & runner-up Best Overall Marathon’ by Runner’s World

New England Runner Magazine’s Race of the Year! And many other accolades, too many to list here.

The Marathon and Marathon Relay begin in Bar Harbor, hits the half-way mark near Northeast Harbor and ends in Southwest Harbor.

Miles 12 through 19 are run along the eastern shore of Somes Sound, the only true fjord on the Atlantic Coast. While the entire island is beautiful, Somes Sound has always been one of my favorite areas on MDI.

The Half Marathon begins at 8:30AM in Northeast Harbor and runs north along Somes Sound for five miles.

The marathon had 737 finishers in 2018, and the half had 632 finishers. The Marathon is USATF Sanctioned & Certified: ME12018JK.

Registration is open: $105 for the Marathon, $90 for the Half, Three-person relay is $80 through May 31st.

PAST RESULTS – All races

Baystate Marathon & Half Marathon

Lowell, MA | ? October | No dates yet

Baystate Marathon and Half Marathon 2020 were virtual events. But they are hoping for an in person event for 2021.

baystate, bay state marathonThis marathon always sells out. There are very few flat marathons in New England, but Baystate is one of them.

If you are looking to qualify for Boston, this is a good choice. The race is mostly flat with the bridges over the Merrimack having the most elevation gain. Part of the course is a double loop, so it can be challenging to see the “Mile 22” sign when you are at Mile 12 and starting to feel it.

This is a well supported race with local high schools competing to have the best water stop! There is plenty of parking at the Tsongas Arena garage.

This is a favorite race for many GBA runners and had about 1,300 finishers in 2018. I’ve run Baystate four times. Baystate Recap – 2014

Viewtherace.com Baystate Marathon course video

EVENT RESULTS 2019

7th Annual Ocean State Rhode Races

Narragansett, RI | 24 October | Sunday | 7:30 AM

2021 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

GREEN RACE

rhode island marathon, fall marathons

The Marathon starts at 7:30AM, Half at 8AM and the 5K at 8:15AM.

2021 registration is open for in person and virtual races!

Marathon – $90, Half Marathon – $60, 5K – $28

Virtual Marathon and Half – $50, virtual 5K – $30.

These races feature FREE PHOTOS and a secured bag check at the start.

The Marathon is a Boston Qualifier. The Ocean State Rhode Races Half is the final stop of the Rhode Race Series, a four stop series of Rhode Island Half Marathons.

This race harkens back to the original Ocean State Marathon with the start in Narragansett Beach.

It follows beautiful Rt 1a and showcases wonderful ocean views, old stone walls, working farms, estuaries and kayak stands. It really is a pretty one.

It is a smaller marathon so if you are looking to BQ – you won’t have to fight through crowds of people at the start.

Rhode Races & Events is committed to recycling at this year’s Ocean State Rhode Races. Road Races create a lot of waste, but we’ll reduce our footprint by diverting hundreds of pounds of cardboard boxes, water jugs, and plastic bottles from the landfill.

To learn more about our race day efforts and how you can help – please click this link. Additionally – all clothing discarded at the start of the race will be donated to North American Family Institute.

Rhode Races offers a variety of discounts and packages for companies looking to foster their corporate health and wellness initiatives. Employees training and participating together helps promote team camaraderie, increased branding and a sense of goodwill. Join our Corporate Fit Challenge and compete to be the “Most Fit” or the “Most Philanthropic” business. Learn more

2019 EVENT RESULTS

Savin Rock Marathon & Half Marathon

West Haven, CT |30 October | Saturday | 9:00 AM

This race was moved from it’s original date due to COVID-19 right onto our fall schedule!

Registration is open and is: Marathon – $95, Half-Marathon – $70 though October 24th.

Cape Cod Marathon and Half Marathon

Falmouth, MA | 31 October | 8:00 AM

cape cod marathon, New England fall marathonsRegistration has opened!

This is a great fall Cape Cod racing event.

The Marathon will be limited to 1,200 runners, 16 years or older. The Half will be limited to 1,750 runners, 14 years and older.

Included in entry fee: (subject to change due to state/town COVID health restrictions on race weekend)

Gender-specific long sleeve shirt
Customized bib with the first name spelled how you registered (if registered by September 13, 2021)
Secure gear check
Boston Qualifier and certified race course stocked with water and Gatorade
Unique coastal medal
Hot clam chowdah and soup station with vegan, gluten free and dairy free options at the finish line!
Apple cider donuts!
The best town, volunteers and committee to support you!

The marathon was named “The Best Marathon in Massachusetts” by the RaceRaves in 2018.

2019 MARATHON RESULTS

Cape Cod Marathon Half

Falmouth, MA | 30 October | 8:00 AM

Please see above for details and registration.

2019 HALF RESULTS

Clam Chowdah Challenge

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The Clam Chowdah Challenge consists of the half and full marathon run on Marathon weekend.

Are you up to the Chowda Challenge?

All finishers of the Clam Chowdah Challenge will receive a chowdah bowl and “medal” spoon, medals for both races and a race shirt.

Previous Marathon and Half Marathon results

In 2019 the organizers implemented changes to minimize the environmental impact of these races. They are reducing waste by:

Replacing plastic bags with Eco-Friendly for Number Pick Up bags
Providing compostable cups at all water stops
Replacing single-use plastic water bottles with reusable water bottles at the finish lines
Creating Compost/Recycle/Trash stations at the finish line
Providing compostable bowls and spoons for the soup and chowder at the marathon and relay finish line
Recycling left over medals when needed

While running your virtual race you can reduce your footprint also.

Don’t toss water bottles or drop that tare off from your gel pack. If you have trash while you are running, hold onto it and look for a trash barrel.

LOCO Half and Full Marathon

Newmarket, NH | 24 October | Sunday | 8:00 AM

2021 REGISTRATION OPENS SOON!

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Cancelled in 2020, The LOCO races are back for 2021!

The 7th Annual LOCO half and full Marathon is a spectacular 13.1 mile loop course run completely on tree-lined rural roads.

It travels through four local coastal towns: Newmarket, Lee, Epping and Newfields New Hampshire.

Not only is a scenic course, it is designed to be fast and easy. Half marathoners run one loop. Marathoners run a second loop. For the past two years over 32% on average of marathoners qualified for the Boston Marathon.

The Marathon is a double loop of the Half-Marathon. It’s all country roads and 3 miles of rail trail.

This is a runner’s race. The finish time cut-off for 59 years and under is 4:30. For 60 and older it is 5 hours even.

Most marathons have a 6 hour cut-off time. If you are running to see the foliage, you may want to pick another race. If marathon runners cannot make the half-way mark by 2:15 or 2:30 for 60+ years, you will be pulled from the course!

Oh, and marathon runners MUST bring photo ID. So no faking 60+ to get the extra 30 minutes to finish the race!

Cut-off time for the Half-Marathon is 2:30.

The course is USATF Certified at 13.10938 miles. Combined registration is limited to 1,000 runners. Finisher’s medals for all marathon finishers!

Hot food will be served after the race and Smuttynose Brewing will be pouring!

Registration was $89 for the marathon and $69 for the half marathon.

2019 EVENTS RESULTS

Nor’Witch Halloween 25K, 50K and 100K

Norwich, VT | ? October | Sunday | 9:00 AM No 2021 information yet

Challenging in true Vermont tradition, expect elevation gains between 1400′ and 3550′ !

The course is not, repeat, NOT certified! Being hilly, you can also expect to run between 30-45 minutes slower than your average flat marathon time making a BQ pretty unlikely for many if not most.

The Half’witch time limit of 6-hours and gentle downhill final portion of the course are a great combination for walkers, even with all those 1,400 feet of hills thrown in! You’ll feel like Superman or Wonder Woman at the finish line!

Registration is closed: 100K – $150, 50K – $95, 25K – $60

The Roxbury Marathon and Roxbury Half Marathon

Roxbury, CT | ? November | 8:30 AM

The Roxbury Marathon and Roxbury Half Marathon are hilly, no-frills foot-races that are run over some of the roads used by the Roxbury Races annual series (about 40 races from February into early December each year).

The entry fee is $35 for the half marathon and $40 for the marathon to cover costs.

Registration for 2021 is not open.

Manchester City Marathon, Half, Relays & 5K

Manchester, NH | 6-7 November | Sunday | 8:45 AM

2021 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

You have the option to run in Manchester or run a virtual race.

Virtual races can be run between November 2nd and 8th.

The largest New Hampshire marathon, Manchester is USATF Certified and a Boston Qualifier.

manchester marathon, new hampshire marathonThe web site describes the race as hilly, challenging and scenic. Many friends have run this race and only had good things to say about their experience.

Registration OPEN – $90 for the Marathon, $75 for the Half, $160 for the 4-way Marathon Relay and $110 for the 2-way Marathon Relay. The 2-way Half Relay is $95. The 5K is $25.

The virtual marathon and half are $40. The virtual 5K is $30. Virtual relay registration is also available.

Next price increase is May 28th.

The first 2,000 runners will receive a long sleeve event shirt. All runners will enjoy Sam Adams beverages as well as flat bread pizza, Dasani water and Stoneyfield yogurt.

Free race photos, finisher video and bag check will be available.

EVENT RESULTS 2019

Viewtherace.com Manchester City Marathon course video

The Millinocket Marathon & Half

Millinocket Marathon, Maine marathon

Millinocket, ME | 4 December | Saturday 2021 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Marathon starts at 10AM
Half Marathon starts at 10:10 AM

There is no registration fee for this race. This New England Marathon was conceived of as a way to help the economy of a Northern Maine former mill town: Millinocket.

When I was growing up the paper industry made Millinocket a bustling town. While I was attending college at The University of Maine the mill was on it’s last legs. Everyone knew that hard times were coming, just like they did in so many other mill towns across America.

Just like other mill towns across the country, Millinocket is working to reinvent itself.

This race allows you to be a part of that revival and run a great marathon or half marathon.

This race is at least five hours north of Boston. Throw in some traffic or weather and you’ll be well beyond five hours. Just keep that in mind.

Oh, it it’s guaranteed to be cold. It’s just a question of how cold. Keep this in mind before you register.

A note from the Race Director:

Important: Please don’t register unless you are somewhat serious about traveling to Millinocket in the first place. Although our race is FREE, we still prepare bib numbers and accrue expenses to prepare for your participation. We totally understand that life happens, but if you can’t come, don’t just NOT show up; it’s very important to officially cancel your registration in a timely manner so that those volunteering their time and funds do not expend them unnecessarily. Thank you for your understanding — we can’t wait to see you in the Magic City!

2021 registration is open

Looking for a Winter 2019 marathon? Click HERE.

Run well my friends!

Andy

Somerville 5K Race Directory 2021

Looking for a 5K in Somerville, MA? Look no further.

2021 Somerville 5K Race Directory

Davis Square is the most popular location for Somerville 5K race events. Assembly Row and the DCR Blessing of the Bay boat house on The Mystic River ARE also popular locations for 5K races in Somerville.

Somerville 5K races range in size from a few hundred to a few thousand runners. Some are party events geared towards a younger crowd, and some are family oriented and great to bring your kids to.

The list of Somerville 5K races changes yearly. 2020 saw many races cancelled due to COVID-19. Hopefully with the vaccines you will be able to run Somerville 5K race in person in 2021.

Most of these races have not updated their information for 2021 yet, so be sure to check back for updates.

If you are managing a race that is not on this list, send your information to – info@omnirunning.com.

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M.O.M.’s Run 5K

TBD May | 10:00 AM | Sunday

This race was postponed and then cancelled in 2020. Currently the race web site has not been updated.

The Mary O’Brien Memorial Run 5K will take place at Baxter Park at Assembly Row Somerville.

Proceeds from this Somerville 5K benefit the Claudia Adams Barr Program in Innovative Basic Cancer Research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Over 16 years they have raised over $220,000.

Due to construction of the Green Line Extension the race moved to Assembly Row and will be run along the pathways of the Mystic River Reservation.

The first 300 runners to register get a commemorative tank top. The post race party features Redbone’s BBQ and Harpoon!

Registration was $30 for the 5K and $5 for the kids 0.1 mile run.

Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle

9-16 May | Anytime

Mystic Herring Run 2020, Virtual Race, Somerville 5K race directory, kayak raceRegistration is OPEN!

2021 will be the 25th year for this 5K and paddling event and it will be a virtual event this year as well.

For 2021 you can run the 5k course and/or paddle a 9 mile distance.

Complete both races and you are eligible for the “Iron Herring Award”.

They provide course maps for the run and paddle, but since it is virtual I imagine that you can run the 5K anywhere.

2021 registration is only $10 and that is good for both the 5K and 9-mile paddle.

The Mystic is a great river to paddle on as there is very little powerboat traffic.

The race is a fundraiser for the Mystic River Watershed Association.

The paddle event takes place at the DCR Blessing of the Bay Boathouse in Somerville.

$10 for that much fun and racing is hard to beat!

2020 Results

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Fast and Furriest Fitness Challenge

Through May 31st

dog 5k race, somerville 5k racesThis 5K will be a Virtual Fitness challenge for 2021.

Registration is $45 and is open.

The event is a fundraiser for the MSPCA and Angell Memorial. 2020 was the fifth year for this Somerville 5K and their first virtual race.

Even with the challenges of 2020, they raised over $110,000.

This year the more money you raise the more chances you receive to enter into their drawing for a Peloton bike!

How cool is that?

Official Rules

Race to the Row

TBD August | 9:00 AM

race to the row 5K, somerville 5K race

This race was cancelled in 2020 and no information is available for the 2021 race.

This is a Somerville Road Runners production at Assembly Square. In addition to the 5K, there is a “Fast Mile” race that requires all runners to finish the race in 10 minutes or less.

For kids 9 and under there is a Kid’s 1/8th mile Fun Run and all participants will receive a medal.

The wheelchair 5K begins at 9:25 and the 5K begins at 9:30.

Registration was: $32 through July 31 then $37 and $40 day of. Fast Mile is $20 or $25 day of.

Add the Fast Mile to your 5K registration for just $5.00! Day-of registration for the combo is $50.00.

This event, which began in 2013, has raised more than $27,500 for the East Somerville Main Streets organization, Somerville TrackPAC and Somerville Auxiliary Police.

2019 5K Results

Rás na hÉireann

TBD March | 11:00 AM | Sunday

Ras Na Heirnann 5K, Somerville 5K race The race was cancelled in 2019 due to construction and cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19.

In 2018 this race had 1,340 finishers. Based in Davis Square the Rás na hÉireann was one of Somerville’s largest 5K races.

This race draws some of the best 5K runners in New England. In 2018 the top four runners ran a 5:00 or less pace! 37 runners ran a 6:00 or less pace.

Many hundreds more ran your pace. So don’t be intimidated.

Mark Kenneally of Dublin, Ireland, set the course record of 14:19 in 2006. Molly Huddle, of Providence, Rhode Island, set the women’s course record of 15:59 in 2010.

So if you want to compete with some of the best 5K runners around or just go for a fun run with your friends, this mid-September race is for you.

With a strong St. Patty’s and Irish theme, this race attracts a young crowd and is always a great time. I do see a few kids in strollers, but this is generally not a family focused event.

Somerville Homeless Coalition Road Race

TBD October 9:00 AM Sunday

2019 was the 24th year for this 5K! The race starts behind Arlington High School.

For 2020 this race was cancelled due to COVID-19 and no information is available for 2021 yet.

Registration was $30. Raise $150 and your registration is FREE. Raise $300, get FREE registration and a runner’s cap! They will even help you set up a fundraising page.

There will be plenty of parking at the high school. There is a fantastic brunch served after this race, which alone is worth the price of admission!

I ran this race three or four years ago and recall that it was around 1,000 runners and certainly not 3,000. I would recommend this race for the kids.

Somerville Jingle Bell Run

TBD December 11:00 AM

Somerville 5K race, Somerville jingle bell runThis race was cancelled in 2020 and details for 2021 have not been posted yet.

But we have a few months to go and hopefully things will change.

I’ve run this Davis Square 5K several times. It’s always brisk but not bone crushing cold. If you like big races, this one is for you!

In 2018 over 2300 runners finished this race, many in costume!

In 2019 we hung out with Bill Rodgers and several other marathon champions at The Burren. One of my last race events before COVID-19 changed our world.

2018 RESULTS

2019 results were posted to Coolrunning.com. Cool Running was taken over by Active.com which in my opinion is useless.

Active.com’s lack of usability makes local race directories like this that much more important.

My 2017 Race RECAP

Jack’s Abbey sponsors the post race party at 18 Somerville bars. This is definitely a party race, so leave the kids and keys at home! The Red Line station is right around the corner, so why risk it.

Enjoy a fun race with friends, get into the holiday spirit and let someone else do the driving.

Shwag for this race includes a t-shirt and jingle bells.

Run Well my Friends and support your local races!

Andy

Rhode Master Series 2021

Looking to run Rhode Island in 2021? The Rhode Master Series of Marathons and Half Marathons is hosting a series of in-person events with virtual options.

2021 Rhode Island Rhode Master Series

2020 was a tough year for this series. Most of the races were cancelled or went virtual.

For 2021, in -person races are on the schedule with a virtual option for most races.

State and or local officials may place tighter restrictions or revoke race permits if conditions worsen.

This is out of the hands of race directors. Both race officials and state and local officials have everyone’s health in mind when they make their decisions.

Be sure to read registration details closely before signing up for any races.

The Rhode Master Series consists of five Rhode races in five cities and towns across Rhode Island.

When you register for three of the races you will receive a 15% discount. You can sign up for all five events and get a 15% discount on all five.

You can also register for any one of the races that you would like to run.

Providence Marathon Presented By The Providence Journal

2 May | Providence, RI | Sunday | 7:30 AM

This event includes the Marathon, Half and a 5K.

As of March 21st only the 5K registration is still open for $39.

The marathon is a nice mix of historic urban and rural neighborhoods as the race starts in Downtown Providence and heads south towards the East Bay and Barrington, Rhode Island.

The tree lined East Bay Bike path provides plenty of shade and scenic views of the Providence river and skyline.

The course is USATF certified and is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.

The half marathon is a nice mix of historic urban and rural neighborhoods as the race starts in Downtown Providence and heads along the Providence River to India Point Park before heading down tree lined Blackstone Boulevard towards Pawtucket. The course then winds through Pawtucket before heading back down the famous Boulevard and down along the Providence River, and finishing back downtown at the Rhode Island State House and Providence Station.

The 5k course will follow the start and finish of our larger races but enjoy a turn around in beautiful India Point Park.

The race will kick off 15 mins after the half marathon at 8:15 am at the same start banner as the rest of the Rhode Races. The course follows Memorial Blvd and South Water St. to India Point Park paths before heading back to the finish arch at the Rhode Island State House and Providence Station.

Due to USATF restrictions, no baby strollers are allowed on the course and walkers are prohibited from entering.

The Newport Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K

22 May | Newport, RI | Saturday | 7:30 AM

Registration for the in person races is full. But you can still register to run the races virtually.

Registration fees for virtual races:
Marathon & Half $50
5K $20

For those lucky enough to run in person:

A 26.2 mi route in Newport, RI, United States. The route has a total ascent of 747.42 ft and has a maximum elevation of 15.75 ft. The first half of the course highlights the best of Newport with craggy shores, wide open ocean vistas, historic mansions and intricate architecture. After passing Easton’s Beach at the half way point, the full heads out to Middletown past Hanging Rock and Surfer’s End to a challenging course with more gorgeous views. The race finishes back along the water at Easton’s Beach.

The half marathon follows the first 13.1 miles of the full marathon route. The half starts 30 mins after the full marathon at the same start and finish as the full marathon. You will enjoy selfie worth seaside views, grand mansions and rocky shorelines.

2019 Newport Full Results

Free race photos will be available!

A post-race beer garden is also planned.

The Bristol Independence Half

26 June | Bristol, RI | Saturday | 6:30 AM

Registration for the in-person and virtual races is open:
Half Marathon – $65
Virtual Half – $50

The scenic course will start on historic Thames St. in beautiful downtown Bristol. It will lead runners around quaint and patriotic downtown, past festive homes and the America’s Cup Museum – following part of the famous 4th of July parade route.

The course heads out, winding through historic Blithewold and beautiful Roger Williams University before heading back downtown and finishing against the backdrop of the Mt. Hope Bridge and Narragansett Bay.

Course limit is 3.5 hrs. There is an early start option if you need more than 3.5 hrs. Please select this during your registration.

2019 Bristol Full Results.

Free race photos will be available!

Jamestown Half

18 September | Jamestown, RI | Saturday | 7:00 AM

Registration is open: $60 in person and $50 virtual

The course circumvents nearly all of picturesque Conanicut Island, providing sweeping views of Narragansett Bay and the Newport Pell Bridge – the largest suspension bridge in New England.

The course features vivid landscapes, winding roads, historic Watson Farm as well as the village of Jamestown with its small shops and quaint restaurants.

The race starts in Fort Getty, winds past Mackeral Cove, heads straight across the island before the decline into Jamestown Village, then following the east side of the island.

It cuts through a beautiful neighborhood before coming up the west side of the island where you will enjoy views of windmills, estuaries and farms before finishing back at Fort Getty. There is one small section of unpaved road before mile 2 and a long incline around miles 9 and 10.

Course limit is 3.5 hrs.

Free race photos will be available!

Ocean State Marathon, Half and 5K

24 October | Narragansett, RI | Sunday | 7:30 AM

rhode island marathon, rhode master series event

Registration is open: $90 for the Marathon, $60 for the Half and $28 for the 5K.

Virtual Marathon and Half are $50, virtual 5K is $30

The Marathon starts at 7:30AM, Half at 8AM and the 5K at 8:15AM.

These races feature FREE PHOTOS and a secured bag check at the start.

The course is a stunning mix of beautiful farms, coastal homes, old rock walls and tree-lined, back roads.

The race runs past ocean views, river walks, kayak stands and fishing holes.

Race day starts at famous Narragansett Town Beach, winding through beautiful US 1A before descending into gorgeous Bonnet Shores.

The race rejoins US 1A, following working farms and picturesque waterways before heading back to the finish at the Town Beach. The race is truly quintessential Rhode Island.

The Ocean State Rhode Race is the final stop in the Rhode Master Series – 3-5 of the most scenic half marathons in Rhode Island.

Free race photos will be available!

 

These are GREEN Events

Rhode Races & Events is committed to recycling.

Road Races create a lot of waste, but we’ll reduce our footprint by diverting hundreds of pounds of cardboard boxes, water jugs, and plastic bottles from the landfill.

To learn more about our race day efforts and how you can help – please click this link. Additionally – all clothing discarded at the start of the race will be donated to North American Family Institute.

You can do you part when running your virtual races. If you follow the “pack in, pack out” rule that The National Park Service follows you wont drop your gel packs or the torn off top.

If you run from home you can have a virtually carbo free race event.

Run Rhode Island well my Friends,

Andy

BAA Athletes Village

I just signed up for the BAA Athletes Village

BAA, Boston Athletic AssociationThe Boston Athletic Association has officially announced the 2021 Boston Marathon.

The In-Person race will be held on October 11th and the Virtual Boston Marathon will be held October 8-10.

The in-person race will be limited to 20,000 runners. Even with COVID-19 those numbers will go faster than Meb!

If you have any interest in registering for one of those 20,000 highly coveted bibs, you need to sign up on the BAA Athletes’ Village.

Athletes Village Brings it all Together

If you have run a BAA race or volunteered at a BAA event, you should have an email from the Boston Athletic Association in you inbox.

Registering is quick and easy. If you do not have your volunteer number you can look it up on their site.

Once you are registered you can easily register for any BAA event either as a runner or volunteer. Your volunteer history and number will be on the page.

Even better than all of that, all of your official BAA race results are listed with all of the details!

I keep track of all of my races, but I started running 18 years ago and a lot has been lost to the fog of the long run!

If you have run as many BAA events as I have, this page will be quite interesting to you. I found it fascinating.

I’ve Run Boston 10 Times!

It may be hard to believe, but I didn’t really know how many Boston Marathons I’ve run. You know.

10

10!

I thought it was 9.

I ranMy First Boston Marathon in 2003 and finished in 5:11:07! I was so slow that my finish place was 16384 / 0 !

I know that I wasn’t the last person that day, but that number implies that I was.

I have pictures to prove that I wasn’t last!

That day in 2003 is a real testament to the Boston Marathon crowd.

All I remember is “running” down Commonwealth Avenue and making those sacred turns onto Hereford and Boylston Streets. I felt like I was in the middle of the race and everyone was there for me!

Hereford felt like a mountain and I really thought everyone had waited for me! Endorphins can be better than, well…

My Boston Marathon PR

In 2014 I ran my 6th Boston Marathon and achieved my Boston PR of 4:04:15.

I finished 18964th out of 31925 runners. In 2014 officially there were 12,961 runners still behind me when I crossed the finish line.

That placed me firmly in the 60th percentile of all runners. With a field like Boston, I’m proud to say I finished behind 40% of Boston’s finest runners.

April Showers bring My Hypothermia

Boston Marathon 2018, marathon runningIn 2018 we had horizontal rain and the temperature was in the 30’s all day. The wind chill made it feel much cooler than that.

With the cold, rain and wind I still managed to finish in 4:46:20. On a normal Marathon Monday I wouldn’t feel too hot about that. But nothing felt hot that day.

I finished 21997th out 25831 finishers, which put me in the 15th percentile. That’s still better than 2003 when I finished in the bottom 5%, or worse!

That was the coldest I’ve ever been and it wasn’t even snowing!

Every year the Boston Marathon is a unique adventure.

Last year we ran it virtually and made up our own courses all over the world.

This year 20,000 lucky runners will get to run from Hopkinton to Boston. 70,000 other lucky runners will get to run the Virtual Boston Marathon on a course of their choosing.

If you want to get in, you have to register for the BAA Athletes Village.

Good luck and Run Well!

Andy

I Can’t Drive 25

Boston is famous for aggressive drivers. But with winter and spring potholes ruining our roads even we can’t drive 25!

With all this Frost, I Can’t Drive 25!

During the winter the ground freezes and creates frost.

Freezing water is one of the greatest forces of nature. It cracks solid rock and shapes mountains and landscapes across the world and even on other planets.

Probably most impressive is that frost can slow down Boston drivers! Even in the city most of us can’t drive 25!

Frost Heaves

When moisture freezes beneath pavement it expands and creates pockets of ice called lenses. This creates what we call “frost heaves”.

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These frost heaves create bumps, humps and dips in our streets and roads.

As long as these ice lenses remain frozen we have frost heaves.

When the ice thaws and leaves gaps beneath the surface, we begin to have bigger problems.

Pothole Season

I Can't Drive 25, pothole seasonPothole season is essentially all winter. Water under the road freezes when the ground freezes and we get frost heaves.

On any winter day when the sun is strong enough to raise the road temperature above freezing those ice lenses begin to melt.

When gaps created by expanding frost melt, the pavement cannot support the weight of traffic.

All winter roads thaw and re-freeze. With each cycle the pavement is heaved by frost and then becomes unstable as those ice pockets melt.

As traffic drives over these weakened areas the pavement collapses and we get our winter batch of potholes.

Spring into Pothole Season

I Can't Drive 25 mph on this!I don’t know if we spring into pothole season or fall into it, but it is as inevitable as the changing of the seasons.

This year the winter pothole season seems worse than usual and I can only imagine what spring will be like.

As the spring thaw sets in all of the heaved pavement weakens and breaks up. Potholes pop up like crocuses. But they last a lot longer!

The weather hasn’t been that unusual in New England. And according to AAA people are driving 13% fewer miles.

Maybe instead of driving to work, people are spending more time driving around town?

I Can’t Drive 25!

I have been doing my fair share of local driving.

There are a few roads near my house that I drive on almost every day and they are a mess.

One road is called “Commercial Street” which is very appropriate. There are many businesses and warehouse on this street. At the beginning of the street is a Budweiser warehouse.

They must send out 50 to 100 beer trucks every day. 100 fully loaded trucks go out every morning and 100 still very heaving beer trucks come back every afternoon.

In addition to the beer trucks, every sort of heavy commercial vehicle uses this road every day. Not to mention several thousand cars.

I Can’t Drive Straight

Commercial Street is so bad that it often feels like I’m driving on a slalom ski course.

Some drivers move to the sides of the road. The parking lanes get less traffic, have fewer potholes and you are less likely to bend a rim.

When cars are parked on the side of the road, you have to take your chances.

I see people weaving around potholes they see and often hitting ones they cannot.

I’ve gotten pretty good at knowing where the potholes are, but I have to pay close attention. If I loose focus for even a moment I will hit a pothole that I should have missed.

It’s virtually impossible to miss all of them.

Inevitably there are new potholes that weren’t there the last time and BAM! I can just see my tire compressing right down to the rim.

I’ve done enough work on my car that I know what all the suspension parts look like. I can visualize what is going on when ever I hit one of these car killers.

Many times when I turn onto Commercial Street the cars in front of me slow down. Sometimes I think they are going to pull into a business, but they are just looking for the path least likely to bend their frame!

It’s pretty funny to see an approaching car move to the side of the road. It looks like they are pulling into a parking spot, but they are just trying to drive down the road.

Others drive slalom. I often wonder if the police would ever pull these people over for weaving in traffic or crossing the center line. I’ve driven down the middle of Commercial Street many times to avoid the worse potholes.

It’s gotten to the point that if a car moves to the side of the road the car behind them doesn’t even try to pass. They know what is going on. They also know that driving faster than 25 could damage their own car.

The roads in Boston and Cambridge are no better. When a car drives by sounding like a trawler, I wonder if they paid for that noise or if they are going to pay for that damage.

I’ve considered buying an off-road truck, but I don’t think any vehicle could stand up to this punishment.

Around here, I can’t drive 25 mph and neither can anyone else!

Drive Safely My Friends!

Andy

One Mile Home Run

A couple of short distance races on a Saturday afternoon!

One Mile Home Run

Today I continued the Super Sunday Virtual Race Series with The 1K To Nowhere and One Mile Home Run.

From home I ran 1K to a random street corner. I stopped my watch, saved my 1K run and then tried to start my watch.

Super Sunday Race Series, 1K RunI hit the start button and got a beep. After a few attempts I thought I was going to have to guess how far a mile was.

It was in the mid 20’s and I was wearing shorts, so it got cold right away!

Much like a pilot trying to restart a flamed-out engine, I was determined to get my watch to start.

It seemed like five minutes before my watch beeped and the timer started. I could feel my sweat turning to ice water!

The 1K To Nowhere was in the books!

The Super Sunday Virtual Race Series consists of seven race distances:

1K, 1 mile, 5K, 5 Mile, 10K, 10 Mile and Half Marathon.

You can run these race anywhere and any time you want through March 17th.

Last Sunday I kicked off the series with the 5 Miler before the storm rolled in.

Running One Mile Home Run

The only time I run 1K or 1 mile is at a track.

Running from home I usually end up running a couple of miles.

No matter how fatigued or unmotivated I am, once I get out there I always feel like a 5K. Maybe more!

Running can be exhilarating.

The only exception is when I have an injury. I’ve gone out a few times and felt a twinge or even a cramp and had to cut it short. That’s been my year so far.

I have figured out how to run many distances from home accurately. The key is, from home.

Starting a one mile run from somewhere in the neighborhood makes it difficult to estimate how many streets I need to run up and down.

With only a mile to run it’s easy to run a street too far.

One Mile Home Run, Super Sunday Virtual SeriesOn any other day I’d be happy to run an extra half mile or more. All those kibbles and bits add up to lots of miles over the course of the year.

But when accuracy counts, it’s easy to fall short. Or long as the case might be!

When I hit one mile I knew I was a third of a mile from home. Normally I would stretch this out to 0.6 miles.

But, since my goal was one mile I decided to walk the last 1/3 mile home.

I walked at a good clip and I was surprised that I didn’t feel cold.

One Mile Home Run, Super Sunday Virtual Race SeriesWhen I got to my house I took out my phone and tried to take a selfie.

With dark, fogged-up glasses, this was a challenge. But I managed.

So in one day I managed to run two, albeit, short races.

Not a major accomplishment but it was more miles than I ran in a week.

The Super Sunday 5 Miler 2020 was the last race I ran in 2020 before the pandemic. We had a great time and had no idea.

How is your winter running going?

Andy