Saturday, April 20, 2013

Run for Rhodes #Anywhere 5k

I know I keep saying I’m not running any races this year due to my knee issue, BUT… Virtual races don’t count!! Why not? you make ask…  Well, because you can run a virtual race as slow as you’d like and still participate and feel good about it!!  At least that’s how I feel about them! :)  Today I was able to participate in the Run for Rhodes #Anywhere 5k


It runs April 20th – April 21st  (There’s still time to get in on the action)
Just go to the Website and register and download a bib and run 5k then go back and submit your time and share a picture on facebook or twitter to be eligible for prizes! Simple as that!


Run for Rhodes #Anywhere 5k is in honor of Dustin Rhodes, a 28 year old runner who is 1 of only 200 people in their 20s in the whole world diagnosed with a severe brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme. To read more you can click Here.  This race is to raise awareness and donations or cards for Dustin.  Like I said… there’s still time left to participate so head on over and sign up!! :)


Anyways… so I ran my race on the treadmill and did a slow 3.1 miles trying to focus on form and keep my hips from collapsing and ended up running my 5k in 33:22.  I’ll take it!! Afterwards I stretched for about a half hour (yeah almost as long as it took me to run the 5k lol) and *knock on wood* my knee feels like it is slowly but surely getting better… hopefully!  We shall see! Sorry for the boring race recap, but it is what it is ;)

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Did you race today? What about tomorrow?
Have you ever run a virtual race? Did you enjoy it?


  1. Good job!

    I did race today, and it went better than expected (also have knee issues).

    virtual races - i've done them in the past, but not so much anymore.

    1. I'm so glad your race went better than expected!!
      Knee issues are the worst! I've been dealing with mine for almost a year and refuse to pay a doctor...
      What are your knee issues that you're dealing with? I hope it gets better soon!

  2. I did the Run for Rhodes too!!! Awesome :-)

  3. Nice run! and for a good cause. I will have to check that out.

  4. Nice job on the virtual 5k!!

    I have 2 half marathons, back to back weekends coming up

    1. Thanks... I feel so slow compared with how I used to run... stupid knee anyways! :(
      Are you doing the Cap city?? Which races are you running?

  5. hey thanks for the comment on my blog. despite not reaching my first goal in that race, i still ran a freaking marathon! thanks for helping me remember that :) and good job with your virtual race, i love virtual races.

    1. You Rock! You are welcome! :)
      Virtual races are always fun! :) I kinda felt stupid for posting my time... I feel so slow compared to what I was running before my knee injury! It's a start though...
      Thanks for stopping by! :)


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