Category Archives: Local Events

CATAss Run (September 4, 2017)

“Fat Ass” runs adhere to the motto “No fees, no awards, no aid, no wimps.” In his post The Fat Ass Ultra: A History on the Trail and Ultra Running website, Sherpa John writes: Many folks aren’t too keen on the idea … Continue reading

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Goat Cuddling at Caromont Farms

Last year,  Gail Page-Hobbs, the owner of Caromont Farms in Esmont Virginia, put out a request for volunteers to help feed and cuddle goats during her farm’s very busy kidding season. She was shocked by the overwhelming response. Her request … Continue reading

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OH!lly! 5K (Tuesday June 9, 2015)

The day that I posted my race report for the Conquer the Cove 25K, Andi asked me if I knew about the OH!lly 5K and if I’d be interested in running it with her. I had read about the race, … Continue reading

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Montalto Challenge 5k (April 25, 2015)

This morning I ran my fifth (and slowest ever) Montalto Challenge 5k. In pretty much perfect weather conditions. Oh, but shoot. I probably shouldn’t begin my race recap with that if I’m trying to be more positive, should I? Let … Continue reading

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Another month at ACAC (I can’t seem to stay away)

Around Christmas time each year, ACAC offers “The Gift of Wellness,” which is a one month membership meant to be given as a gift. For the past two years, it has been my present to myself. Interesting note: Last year … Continue reading

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Tacky Light Run 2014 (6K on crutches)

The Wednesday before the race, I twisted my ankle. I tried to stay off it as much as I could, but by Friday night, the swelling still hadn’t gone down. Kurt asked me what I wanted to do about the … Continue reading

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Classes at Carver Rec Center

Monday 6:15 Cycle Cycle class at Carver is very different from cycle class at ACAC. First of all, there isn’t a designated cycle room. The bikes are stored off to one side of the one and only group exercise room. … Continue reading

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