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Year of the 5K: Turkey Trot Los Angeles

Year of the 5K: Turkey Trot Los Angeles

Early on Thanksgiving morning, I made my way downtown via the Metro red line to the inaugural Turkey Trot Los Angeles, which was set to kick off by Grand Park and City Hall. Yep, I decided to run a little over three miles before gorging myself with Thanksgiving sustenance. Evelyn was signed up to do … Continue reading

Year of the 5K: Mustache Dache

Year of the 5K: Mustache Dache

Theodore Roosevelt. Albert Einstein. Salvador Dali. Mario. What do all of these men have in common? Mustaches. Oh, I guess they are all important players in world history, but no, the correct answer is mustaches. It’s November, which means it is also Movember, a month-long event which raises awareness of male health issues such as … Continue reading

Year of the 5K: Firefly Run

Year of the 5K: Firefly Run

You would not believe your eyes If ten million fireflies Lit up the world as I fell asleep – “Fireflies” by Owl City And yes, this run actually did play this song before it started. On May 31st, Evelyn and I met up at the Home Depot Center in Carson after work to take part … Continue reading

Year of the 5K: The Color Run

Year of the 5K: The Color Run

One of my resolutions for 2013 was to complete three 5Ks within the year. I think I might have to bump that up to at least seven, since by the time February ends, I will have already finished two. I am planning on doing the Chinatown Firecracker 5K next week, but earlier this month, I … Continue reading