My name is P.J. Smith, and I live near Charlotte, NC. I’ve been running since July 2011.

I lost my car key during a run one time. Since then, I’ve taken a picture of my car key at the end of every race I’ve run. The 4 races pictured above are my PRs (Personal Records) at four distances: 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and Marathon. As of July 2016, these are the pictured races:

2015 Yiassou Greek Festival 5K
2014 Joe Davis Memorial Resolution Run 10K
2016 Charleston Half Marathon
2015 Raleigh City of Oaks Marathon

Disclaimer: I’m not a doctor, or a running coach. I’m just a slow runner writing about what has worked (or hasn’t worked) for me. Also, although it hasn’t happened as I write this (fingers crossed), if I ever receive any complimentary running gear or race entries, I’ll fully disclose it.