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2018 July 4th on the James

On this Wednesday 4th of July Jess and I joined my family including my sister and her husband for Fireworks on the upper James River west of Richmond from the boat.  It was a nice night for anchoring under the stars and watching a great fireworks show.

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2018 Anthem Corporate Run

We had a beautiful evening for the Anthem Corporate Run 5k. Companies from around the city sponsor teams, there’s a run around Innsbrook and then a couple thousand participants hang out among the company tents for a big party.  I had a great time catching up with friends from all the different companies.

#anthemcorporaterun #5krun #innsbrook #sportsbackers #rva

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2018 Monument Avenue 10k

Monument Ave 10k

Saturday I ran the Monument Avenue 10k for the first time in 6 years.  The weather was absolutely perfect – warm but not hot with mostly sunny. I have an ambitious running goal for this year and it was good to have this to look forward to for training. I managed to run it in under an hour.

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2018 Monument Ave 10k Results

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2018 RMYC RG65 Series #2

The RG65 season is underway at the Richmond Model Yacht Club on Lake Rooty and we had nice weather for the 2nd race day of the series. Unfortunately, No Quarter had radio problems and became uncontrollable after the first race.  I still got to borrow a couple boats to sail – thanks Rob & Marc.

I’ve wanted to get a slightly bigger boat that would enable me to sail it in the choppier water in Deltaville.  I haven’t decided what I want yet, but a new member came who was interested in getting into the RG65 class and I ended up selling him my boat on the spot.  The RG65 was fun to sail and great for Lake Rooty and I’ll sure I’ll find another boat in the coming months.

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2017 OptOutside Hike

This year after Thanksgiving my family went for an #OptOutside hike in the James River Park System in Richmond on Black Friday.  The weather was beautiful for a hike and we spent about 2 hours going around Belle Isle and the Potterfield bridge.

Hiking Richmond

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2017 Richmond Kickers vs Rochester Rhinos

Last Kickers game of the year that we got to go to and it was a win! The Octoberfest theme was fun too.

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2017 Richmond Kickers vs Tampa Bay Rowdies

We had another great afternoon in June for watching the Richmond Kickers play the Tampa Bay Rowdies with Jess, Laurie, John, Caroline and Iain.

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2017 Corporate Run

After wanting to run this race for a few years I finally had the opportunity to run the Anthem Corporate Run with 40 of my co-workers and another 1,000 or more runners from around the city.  Turned out to be a great night for it and I ran a little over 5k in 24:37 for a 7’46” pace.

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2017 Richmond Kickers vs Ottawa Fury FC

We had a beautiful afternoon in April watching Richmond Kickers take on the Ottawa Fury in Richmond City Stadium.

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2017 RMYC RG65 Series #1

3/19 RMYC RG65 Series

We had a nice afternoon for the first RG65 race at Richmond Model Yacht Club on Lake Rooty.  I was a bit rusty and overpowered in the puffs and managed a 5th overall out of 9 boats in 8 races.  It was fun getting back on the water and seeing what happens when I actually got the boat pointed the right way.

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