Author Archives: TracyNicole

About TracyNicole

Runner. Writer. Reader. Environmental advocate. Work from home Workforce Specialist. NASM Certified Personal Trainer. Assistant Varsity Track Coach. Fascinated by the ocean, waterfalls and Christmas lights.

History in the Making

I know I’m not stating anything new to anyone, but we are living through a very unique period of time right now.  It is almost a surreal experience, knowing that this Covid-19 pandemic will be forever etched in history.  The … Continue reading

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Hurry Up and Wait – Dealing with Covid-19

I have often heard being in the military is a whole lot of hurry up and wait.  Prior to our meeting, Jason was in the Army National Guard for 6 years and did tours in Bosnia and Iraq and will … Continue reading

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How I Ran a 24 Second PR

I covered some of this in my last post, but breaking a 5k PR after so many years and by such a significant amount seemed to merit its own post of reflections on just how exactly I achieved that goal. … Continue reading

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A PR Almost 16 Years in the Making

On October 21, 2004 I ran in the YAIAA county meet at John Rudy County Park as a senior on Eastern York’s cross country team.  I honestly don’t remember any details of the race though I still recall the course … Continue reading

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A Race’s Outcome

This morning I read a Runner’s World article detailing the results of the women’s Olympic marathon trials from this past weekend.  Jason and I watched a good portion of the race on TV and saw the men finish, but had … Continue reading

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Pee Problems and Head Winds

Saturday was the Springettsbury 10k, the next to last race in the York Winter Series this year.  It is a race I enjoy because of its back roads and rolling hills.  After tanking during the Indian Rock 10k I was … Continue reading

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My Running Saves vs Splurges

It could be argued that to be a runner one need only lace up a half decent pair of sneakers and go run.  I remember as a high school runner I got a new pair of sneakers each season and … Continue reading

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