It’s the end of the world as we know it… actually just the end of a decade, but for some reason that song lyric keeps playing in my head when I think about beginning the 2020’s tomorrow. In keeping with the theme of 10 here are 10 fun facts about me that you may or may not know, 10 places I want to visit someday and 10 half marathons I want to run in the future.
10 Fun Facts:
1 – I was born with my left ear cupped. If you look closely at me straight on you can notice it.
2 – The only broken bone I’ve experienced was a fractured left elbow from falling on it while rollerskating in a friend’s basement in 3rd grade.
3 – I graduated salutatorian of my high school class.
4 – I ran one season of indoor track for Lebanon Valley College, but didn’t run for York College when I transferred due to being a commuter and not wanting the added traveling back and forth.
5 – I have never lived alone.
6 – I have seen Nickelback in concert 6 times. I have also seen Breaking Benjamin, Seether, Shinedown, Daughtry and Hinder more than once.
7 – Heights/falling from a height is my biggest fear.
8 – My mom wanted to name me Jessica. I’m not sure how my dad convinced her to go with Tracy instead.
9 – My sister Kasey is 5 years younger than me. My dad named her also.
10 – I am a Lord of the Rings nerd.
10 Places I Want to Visit:
1 – New Zealand
2 – Vietnam
3 – Arizona
4 – Las Vegas, NV
5 – More places in Canada (I’ve only been to St. John, New Brunswick and Halifax, Nova Scotia)
6 – Ireland
7 – Italy
8 – Colorado
9 – Germany
10 – West coast of the US (particularly on a cruise, I’ve only been to Portland and Rockaway Beach in Oregon)
10 Half Marathons I Want to Run:
1 – Bird in Hand – Lancaster PA
2 – Ocean City MD
3 – Scranton PA
4 – Hershey PA
5 – Runner’s World Festival – Bethlehem PA
6 – Presque Isle – Erie PA
7 – End of the Road – Waterfall PA
8 – Nittany Valley – Penn State PA
9 – Mushroom Cap – Kennett Square PA
10 – Spartan – York PA
This is my final blog post of the decade! I look forward to writing more in the next one and reading everyone else’s as well. I wish all my readers a safe, fun and healthy 2020!