Race Recap: Holly Springs Half Marathon, November 17, 2018

This was the 3rd annual running of this race. It takes place in the town where I live, with the start/finish line less than 2 miles from my home.  I’ve been interested in it from the beginning, but during its first year, I ran a marathon in another city the same weekend. During its second year, I ran a marathon the week before, so I volunteered to work at a water stop during this race.  Finally, this third year, I ran a marathon three weeks before the HS Half, so I would be available and recovered the day of the race. Also, I had the opportunity to volunteer as a Pacer for the 3:00 time slot. I’ve always wanted to try pacing a half marathon, so I jumped at the opportunity. Continue reading