Most of the races below are in the USA, as that’s where we’ve been living since I started this blog. We moved back to the UK in August 2017.


  1. Rough n Tumble – January.
  2. Wiltshire 10 – which I seem to have forgotten to recap – February
  3. Bushy Parkrun 5k – March
  4. Salisbury 10 – April
  5. Annecy Half-Marathon – April
  6. Fleet Half-Marathon – April
  7. Harewood Forest 10k – May
  8. Lacock Half-Marathon – June
  9. The Longest Day 10k – June
  10. Savernake 10k and 3k – July


  1. Kaiser 5k – February. PR šŸ™‚
  2. Peavine Falls 8 miler – Birmingham, AL, July
  3. Reykjavik Marathon 10k – Iceland, August
  4. Marlborough Tiny Temple – Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK, Ā September
  5. Avebury 8 (nine) – Avebury, Wilts, UK, November


1.Ā Crissy Field Park Run 5k – January. PR šŸ™‚

2.Ā Post Oak Lodge Challenge 25k, Tulsa, OK – Feb.Ā Ā PR šŸ™‚ …well, the only one I’ve ever done.

3. Oakland Running Festival 5k. Ā March. Goal race!

4. Danville 10k. May. Goal race! PR šŸ™‚

5. Leeds 10k. July Ā – Leeds, UK.

6. Tour de Tahoe. Ā September. (Cycle Sportive)

7. Healdsburg Half Marathon. Oct. Goal Race!

8. Mt Tam Trail Race Half Marathon. Nov

9.Ā Thanksgiving Classic Turkey Trot, Bend, OR. Nov.

10. Woodside Ramble. Dec.

Also spectator perspectives on:

Ironman Vineman

Half Moon Bay Triathlon

Silicon Valley Kids Triathlon

California International Marathon

Western States 100 Miler

Done and dusted


  1. Ā Run To End World Hunger 10k, Mountain View – Jan
  2. Kaiser Half Marathon, SF – Feb
  3. Red Rock Canyon Half Marathon, Las Vegas – March
  4. Oakland Marathon Relay – March
  5. Maui 5k for Kids – March
  6. Pace for Peace 5k – April. PR šŸ™‚
  7. Strawberry Stampede 5k, Arroyo Grande, July
  8. Surf City Aids Ride – 100-mile bicycle rideĀ – Santa Cruz, September
  9. Trail Hog 5k – San Jose, October
  10. Beat the Blerch Half Marathon, Sacramento – November
  11. Zeeblu Thanksgiving 5k, Santa Barbara – November. PR šŸ™‚
  12. Walnut Creek Half Marathon – December.


  1. Pacifica Foothills trail half – Jan. DNF šŸ˜¦
  2. Bay Breeze 10k – Feb PR šŸ™‚
  3. Hellyer Half Marathon, March. PR šŸ™‚
  4. Ayala Cove/Angel Island 10MĀ April
  5. Leeds Roundhay Parkrun, June
  6. Redwood City Parade Run 5k. July (With stroller)
  7. Wild West Relay, Colorado. August
  8. Ragnar Napa Valley, September
  9. Rock n Roll San Jose Half Marathon, October

Here are my recaps of supporting the Husband in triathlons this year. They may prove useful for triathletes, even if I didn’t do them myself.

1. Folsom Lake International Triathlon, May

2. Folsom Long Course Triathlon, June

3. Ironman Canada, July

4. HITS Napa Valley, April.


  1. Resolution Run, San Mateo, Jan 1stĀ  Ā PR šŸ™‚
  2. Roundhay ParkRun, Leeds, UK, Jan 26th
  3. Longleat 10k, Wiltshire, UK, Feb 3rd
  4. Oakland Half Marathon, CA, March 24th
  5. Apple Hill Blossom Trail run, CA, April 27th. (With stroller)
  6. San Francisco 2nd Half Marathon, June 16thĀ PR šŸ™‚
  7. Crystal Springs Trail Half Marathon, August 10th
  8. Point Pinole Trail Half, Sept 14th
  9. Half Moon Bay Half Marathon, Sept 29th
  10. San Mateo Rotary Fun Run 5k, October 20th. (With stroller)
  11. Berkeley Half 10k – DNS due to injury. Spectated. Ugh.
  12. Woodside Ramble Trail 10k, Dec 15th


  1. Kaiser Half Marathon, San Francisco, Feb 5th
  2. San Francisco First Half Marathon, July 29th
  3. Firefly 5k, San Jose, Sept 22nd
  4. Healdsburg Half Marathon, October 14thĀ PR šŸ™‚
  5. Dons Battalion Veterans’ Da7 4 miler, Nov 10th


1. Bay to Breakers, San Francisco.

Dark Ages

1. 2004 London Marathon (world’s latest race recap)

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