Kail and I (slowly) ran a 5k in support of women’s health over Labor Day weekend (the embassy celebrated the holiday on Sunday rather than Monday). It was the first time I’ve run outside here in Kabul — and probably the last.
7k finishers!Kail and I ran the TIGO Music Run 7k yesterday in San Salvador. It was our first race since the Lago Coatepeque 10k in September. Other than a couple small hills and a hot sun, the race wasn’t that tough (we didn’t run very fast — we finished around 43:00, about a 10:00/mile).
I have developed a bad habit of signing up for races and not running them. I did it with the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler this year (and in years past), and with a local beach run a couple weeks before that. And let’s not forget St. Patrick’s Day, when I downgraded from a 10k to aContinue reading “That Time I Registered for a Race and Didn’t Run It”
On Sunday, Kail and I ran our first Salvadoran Road Race, the 5.3-kilometer Carrera por la paz. There weren’t timing chips and until a couple days before the race, we didn’t know what time the race started or whether it was a running race, a run/walk or a walk, period (actually, we didn’t know that lastContinue reading “Our First Salvadoran Road Race”