Races & Racing

Run with VAVi at SD Half and Score Big!

Run with VAVi at SD Half and Score Big!

We’ve been training for and running the San Diego Half Marathon since its inception in 2011.  They know how to treat their runners and local clubs.  Last year, they rewarded the largest club with a free “Burgers & Brew” entry, and VAVi Running Club won, and no less than 25-30 of us hung out at Dick’s Last Resort and ate & drank for free. 2014 Prizes Bigger &...

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NAGDCA 5k Course Map Designed

As we announced last week, we are proud to be involved with the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators Inc. (NAGDCA) Conference. On October 1st, 2012 San Diego will host the 19th Annual 5k/1-mile Fun Run/Walk sponsored by T. Rowe Price and directed by our very own, Blake Miller. Part of our services for the NAGDCA Conference was to design both the 5k and 1 mile...

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Meeting for SD Half Marathon

The inaugural San Diego Half Marathon is this weekend, Sunday, March 11, 2012.  So far, everything is looking good for the race – lots of good communication from the race, nice website, lots of excitement in the air from the community.  Wifey and I stopped at the expo today and it was also nice!  Here are a few key links/pages to the race: Race Info Parking Lots Map Site Map (closeup of...

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Running Races in San Diego

With the beautiful weather, active community and excellent terrain and structure for running, there are many great running races here in San Diego all year long.  One of the best resources would be online and there are two of them: RacePlace – Popular listing of races and running clubs, in both print and hard copy Active.com – Race Search Active.com – Running in general (Select...

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Half or Full Marathon Pre-Race Checklist

I’ve seen countless runners show up to the starting corral without the right socks, a dead iPod and even some without their bib or timing chip all together! Facebook rings of posts like “I didn’t sleep well last night” and “running late sitting in traffic” Don’t let this be you . . . Be prepared, rest well and remain as stress-free as possible on race morning! Over the years of both...

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2011 Triple Crown Dates & Timeline

Congratulations on running the Trip Crown this year.  As we near the middle point by completing the La Jolla Half, we look forward to the RSD’s Summer AFC Half Marathon Training program.  The following key dates will help you plan the next few months. 4/17/11 – La Jolla Half Marathon 4/18/11 – Recovery Schedule (2wks) 5/2/11 – Prep Training Schedule (4wks) 5/30/11 –...

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