Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Some Pretty Lofty Goals for 2014

With multiple snow days off from school, I have had plenty of time to put together a list of races for 2014.  Most of these are local and familiar races, but a few of them are destination races.  My goal is to run 14 races of any kind in 2014 to fulfill the 14 in 2014 Challenge.  My first race on my schedule is called The Fanny Freezer 5K.  The last time I ran this the temps were below zero, hence the name.  Check out my list of 2014 races below.


  • Fanny Freezer 5K- Ft. Wayne, IN
  • Paradise Coast Half Marathon- Naples, Florida
  • 5 Kilt Run St. Patrick's Day Race - Ft. Wayne, IN
  • Hoosier Half Marathon Indiana University - Bloomington, IN
  • Swiss Village 5K Spaziergang - Berne, IN
  • Bunny Rock 5K - Indianapolis, IN
  • Pittsburgh Half Marathon sponsored by Dick's Sporting Goods - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Frontier Run 'n Fun Run 5K or 10K (not sure which one I will be running) - Ft.Wayne, IN
  • Sunburst Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K (not sure which one yet)- South Bend, IN (Notre Dame University)
  • No races planned yet
  • Runners on Parade 5K - Ft.Wayne, IN
  • Top of Utah Half Marathon - Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Parlor City Trot 10 mile - Bluffton, IN
  • Air Force Half Marathon - Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio
  • Fort 4 Fit Half Marathon- Ft. Wayne, IN
  • Run for Riley 5 Mile- Ft. Wayne, IN (all proceeds go to Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis)
  • Boilermaker Half Marathon- Purdue University, west Lafayette, IN
  • River City Rat Race 10K- Ft.Wayne, IN
  • McCormick Creek 5K Trail Run- McCormick Creek State Park, near Bloomington, IN
  • Galloping Gobbler 4 Mile on Thanksgiving morning- Ft. Wayne, IN
  • Still researching races for December

This schedule allows me some leeway so that races can be changed if need be.  On February 8th I will start my journey toward 14 races in 2014.  Keep your fingers crossed for temperatures above zero!


  1. Love, love, love this list. I'm also crossing my fingers for "warm" temps on Feb. 8. I think I'll be doing some of those, as well!

    1. Hopefully we will have some warmer temps but since you've been running outside in this, you will do great even if it is cold. I hope you do some of these races as well.

  2. Fanny Freezer - I'd run it just for the t-shirt, love that name! Although I hope you don't freeze your fanny off, lol!

    1. Unfortunately this race is one that doesn't offer a shirt. The race fee is ony $5 which is a great price but it is a bare bones race. With a major storm predicted here next week, it looks like I might just freeze my fanny off.

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