In 2013, I ran 11 races! Here's what 2014 looks like, make sure to check back for additional races added as well as race recaps!
January 1, 2014 - Polar Dash 5K * http://www.polardash.org/ Shriners Hospital for Children in Minneapolis is the beneficiary for this race. This is my second year running this race! Penguin hats and fleece shirts part of the runner perks, need I say more?!
February 8, 2014 - Valentine's Day 5K https://www.tcmevents.org/events/valentines_day_tc_5k_-_february_8_2014/ This is my first year running this race, and my boyfriend will be able to run with me! A shirt, and a beer glass are part of the runner perks!
August 30, 2014 - Women Rock 10K *womenrockmn.org This is my first year running this race, and am VERY excited!
October 4-5, 2014 - TC Loony Challengehttps://www.tcmevents.org/events/race_series_tc_loony_tc_summit_tc_5k_umec/tc_loony_challenge/ The TC Loony Challenge includes: TC 5K Run/Walk (October 4, 7:30am) TC 10K (October 4, 9:00am) Medtronic TC 10 Mile (October 5, 7:00am) Race Recaps: Part One & Part Two
With the TC Loony Challenge, you can:
-Secure your entry into the Medtronic TC 10 Mile (bypass the lottery)
-Lock in early-bird pricing for all three races (TCM's lowest!)
-Get the bragging-right-worthy TC Loony Challenge Brooks® Essential Long Sleeve ½ Zip Shirt (exclusive embroidered for the TC Loony Challenge)
-Earn a TC Loony Challenge medal
-Join an exclusive group of runners in a year-round quest of physical endurance
These are just some of the perks!! This is the second year of this challenge, and my first year participating. I am very excited for this set of races, and I believe it gets me one year closer to running the full marathon.
October 25, 2014 - Monster Dash 10 Mile * http://www.minnesotamonster.org This is my second year running this race, last year we ran in costume and had a fantastic time!
*Indicates a race in the Team Ortho 2014 Monster Series. You had to register before January 1, 2014 to get the added bonuses/gifts/shiny objects.