Author Archives: Tracy

About Tracy

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

2020 2nd Quarter Fitness Summary + Race News

The second quarter of 2020 turned into a workout dominated one courtesy of track season being cancelled and a stay at home order that didn’t end in my state until early June.  Thanks Covid. I worked out every single day … Continue reading

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Shoe House 5 Miler

As Covid-19 cases began to spread across the United States earlier this year race directors began to cancel and postpone races or turn them into virtual ones.  Many runners began to wonder when they would ever race in person again.  … Continue reading

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Pacing in Delaware

When you have a planned vacation day on a Friday and Scott, your ultramarathon running buddy, has devised a 130 mile route to run through the entire state of Delaware what do you do?  Volunteer yourself and your husband to … Continue reading

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Summer Senses

Saturday brought about the first day of summer.  While a lot of my summer plans are still pending cancellation thanks to Covid-19 (fingers crossed my flight to Chicago in August isn’t one of them) there is still a lot to … Continue reading

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Workout Streak Broken

I recently wrote about a workout streak that began courtesy of the Covid-19 pandemic.  I’m now writing to say that it has ended. I worked out everyday from March 28, 2020 through June 5, 2020.  That came out to a … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

Life continues to be a balancing act between keeping in the know with current events, most notably the Covid 19 pandemic and the protests that have followed the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police office, and enjoying as … Continue reading

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Hot Weather Hating

For many years I was a warm weather runner.  I wrapped up my outdoor training by Thanksgiving and didn’t resume it until spring.  Sometimes I would make an exception and run on warmer than usual winter days.  In 2017 I … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Memories

The Covid 19 craziness has made me go through bouts of nostalgia.  It might be due to spells of feeling as if time is standing still.  With future events being cancelled (I received an email last week that the Nickelback … Continue reading

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Pacing People

In a “normal world” yesterday my dad and running buddy Armand would’ve been racing  in the Pocono Marathon in an attempt to qualify for the Boston marathon, something Armand has done several times and which my dad still hopes to … Continue reading

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Emotions Through Covid-19

I am feeling torn about the posts for my blog.  On one hand I want to document my experience throughout the Covid-19 pandemic so that I have a historical account of it to look back on throughout my life.  On … Continue reading

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