I started distance running and training for races in 2013, at 18 years old. I have never ran cross country or track in school and have only ran recreationally and competitively with running clubs.
On this page, I track my running progress, finish times and future goals. The races are listed in reverse chronological order and categorized by race distance.
Race PRs (road & course time unless otherwise noted with watch time)
5K – 18:26 (2018)
8K – 35:42 (2014)
10K – 39:12 (2018)
15K – 1:11:10 (2016)
1/2 marathon – 01:43:59 (2017)
Race Log (road & course time unless otherwise noted with watch time, PRs in bold)
- 2018, Race the Tortoise 5K – 18:26, 5:56/mi
- 2018, 5 Points of Life 5K, Gainesville, FL – 18:45, 6:00/mi
- 2018, Matanzas 5000, St. Augustine , FL – 18:52, 6:02/mi
- 2017, Ft. Lauderdale Turkey Trot, Ft. Lauderdale, FL – 27:00
- 2017, SMiLe 5K Eastside High School, Gainesville, FL – 20:35, 6:38/mi
- 2016, Brandon 5K Brandon, FL – watch time 19:38, 6:19/mi (course time 20:04)
- 2016, SMiLe 5K Eastside High School, Gainesville, FL – time unknown
- 2016, Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K, Tampa, FL -25:56, 8:20/mi
- 2015 Trick or Trot, USF Campus, Tampa, FL – time unknown
- 2015, SMiLe 5K Eastside High School, Gainesville, FL – time unknown
- 2013, 5K Fun Run for Aphasia, USF Campus, Tampa, FL – time unknown
- 2013 August, Movin 4 M.E., Haile Plantation, FL – time unknown (4th overall)
- 2013 April, Silly Sock Race for Enrichment 5K, Ft White, FL – time unknown (1st overall)
- 2013 March, Race the Tortoise 5K, High Springs, FL – 22:38.9 (22nd overall)
Weeks after the Boston Marathon bombing that inspired me to run, I ran my 2nd 5k race and won 1st place overall and my mom won 1st place female.
- 2014, Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 8K, Tampa, FL – 35:42, 7:10/mi
I ran my first 8K race at the 2014 Gasparilla Distance Classic with the university running club.
- 2018 Apryle Showers, Florida’s Fastest 10K Race – 00:39:12
- 2018 Trail of Payne (trail race), Micanopy, FL – 00:42:32
- 2016 Driscoll’s Strawberry Classic, Temple Terrace, FL – 00:43:45, 07:03/mi
- 2015 Turkey Trot Gainesville, FL – 00:45:23, 07:19min/mi
- 2014 Turkey Trot Gainesville, FL – 46:00, 07:25/mi
- 2014, Trot thru the Terrace, Temple Terrace, FL – 47:05.0, 7:36min/mi
- 2013 Turkey Trot, Gainesville, FL – 49:08.4, 07:55/mi
The 10K is one of my favorite races and one of the events that I have made the most progress in.
- Next: Newnan’s Lake 15k – Jan. 2019
- 2016, Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K, Tampa, FL – 01:11:10, 7:38/mi
- 2015 March 29th, XTERRA Trout Creek Trail Run, Thontosassa, FL – 01:17:21, 8:18/mi
At the 2016 Gasparilla Distance Classic in Tampa, FL I ran the 15K (left) and the 5K (right) an hour later.
- Next: Philadelphia Half Marathon, Philadelphia, PA – Nov. 2018
- 2017 Tom Walker Memorial Half Marathon, Gainesville, FL – 01:43:59, 7:56/mi
- 2015 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic, Tampa, FL – 01:56:41, 8:53/mi
At the 2015 Gasparilla Distance Classic in Tampa, FL, I ran my first half marathon and finished in my goal of just under 2 hours. I ran my second half marathon in 2017 in under 1 hour 45 minutes.