Last week, we discussed the tune-up race dilemma: what to do when your plan calls for a practice road race and there’s nary an organized run within a thousand miles. Although Alaska provides an ideal setting for holiday card photos, the winter racing scene is unfortunately not nearly as picturesque. I’m not exaggerating when I say it’s much easier to find an actual reindeer around here than it is to find a 10k Reindeer Run.
So after reading the helpful feedback I received in the comments, I “signed up” to run a 5 mile time trial on an indoor track, committing to report the results here for the Salty Running world to see. In keeping with this commitment, I now present to you the full report on Basil’s First Annual Fake-it-till-you-make-it Five Miler. Read more >>