Media 5 Miler – Overdue Race Report

This race report is long overdue! The Media 5 Miler is one of my favorite races because of the crowd support, so many friends running it, our traditional party at Sligo's afterward, and because it's the shortest distance I like to run for a race. Even so, there is not much time to settle in to …

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Ramping Back Up

This was a short week -- just four runs due to flying home from San Antonio on Monday -- but I was able to get back into the routine of my mid-week mid-distance run and long run on Saturday. I ran the Valley Forge Park outer loop plus some additional miles on Wednesday, and I …

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RoadKilt Bill at Media 5 Mile Race

Something new tonight! I ran the Media 5 Mile Race in a kilt:   This is a real kilt made of wicking fabric intended for hiking and running, and tonight was my debut wearing it for a race (purchased from I had only run once before on a training run to be sure it …

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