Tag Archives: Blue-Gray half marathon

2020 – 4th Quarter Fitness Summary

Before 2021 gets too far underway I want to get my fitness stats for the last quarter of 2020 reported. October featured not one, but TWO half marathons less than a week apart.  This was certainly a first and partially … Continue reading

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Randoms and Rantings

I shouldn’t be blogging today given my hormones are raging and varying between depressed thoughts to excess irritability, but given off season track practices start this week and I’ve got added tasks at work this month time to write is … Continue reading

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End of the Road Half Marathon

Last year I came across the End of the Road half marathon.  Its course on an abandoned turnpike that was used in filming The Road intrigued me; I didn’t even know there was an abandoned turnpike in Pennsylvania!  Due to … Continue reading

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Blue-Gray Half Marathon – Round 2

In 2017 I ran my second half marathon and first one under 2 hours – the Blue-Gray half in Gettysburg.  I really enjoyed the course and wanted to run it in the future, but when it was changed to the … Continue reading

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Racing Strategy

With less than a week to go until the Hellbender half marathon my mind is starting to work on a race strategy.  This is the first I’ve actually planned a strategy that includes pace goals for a half marathon.  It’s … Continue reading

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Running Reflections

Tomorrow will be one week since I ran the Hands on House Half Marathon.  I think I can finally say I’ve fully mentally decompressed since the race.  That was somewhat of an odd process for me to go through as typically I … Continue reading

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Hands on House Half Marathon

This past Saturday I ran the Hands on House Half Marathon in Lancaster.  I had talked my running buddy, Armand, into running it as well because my dad had plans and Todd was running a marathon in New Hampshire the … Continue reading

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My Garmin

I have always been old school when it comes to technology.  In middle school I was likely the last kid to convert from VHS tapes to DVDs as well as from cassettes to CDs.  In fact when it comes to … Continue reading

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Blue-Gray Half Marathon

Note – If you are interested in reading a description of the course please click The Time Trial. Yesterday was my 2nd half marathon.  My husband, parents and I spent the night in Gettysburg which made for a lot less … Continue reading

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