Tag Archives: cold weather running

My Runner’s Preferences

I have to admit my motivation for various life activities has waxed and waned throughout the Covid 19 situation.  Some days are normal, some are extremely productive while others just feel blah and I want to sit around watching TV … 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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Racing Firsts

Yesterday dad, Jason and I ran the Dallastown 10k.  We feared the weather would be as miserable as it was for the Spring Valley 4 miler.  Luckily that turned out to not be the case.  While it was a very … Continue reading

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4 Miler Mantra

As a runner in high school I absolutely loved running/motivational quotes.  Our track coach used to include several pages of them as part of our welcome packet.  I loved wearing our track t-shirts that featured a quote on the back.  … Continue reading

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York Winter Series Summary Year 2 and What’s Next

One week ago yesterday I wrapped up running the York Winter Series for my second year.  It seemed to pass by much faster this year for some reason.  I can definitely say it’s the best way to stay motivated to … Continue reading

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Northeastern 5k – Year 2

I was very motivated for the final race of the York Winter Series yesterday, the Northeastern 5k.  Going into the race I was tied for 2nd overall in my age group and I felt confident I could beat the girl … Continue reading

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Springettsbury 10k – Year 2

The week leading up to the Springettsbury 10k certainly proved interesting.  On Sunday I wore shorts while I ran 9.5 miles in very spring-like weather. On Tuesday I went to the high school before track practice to run.  I was … Continue reading

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Tips for Running in Winter Winds

Coaching off season track practices twice a week and some rather nasty cold weather recently has caused my usual three runs a week to become two runs a week.  I’m hoping to soon increase this back to three, but another … Continue reading

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Indian Rock 10k – Year 2

Similar to the John Rudy 5 miler, this was actually my first year of running the Indian Rock 10k.  Last year I deemed the weather too dangerous due to snow and ice and also hadn’t felt the greatest.  Also like … Continue reading

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