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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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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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2020 – 1st Quarter Fitness Summary

While Covid-19 may be disrupting “normal” life one thing hasn’t changed and that’s my passion for fitness.  It’s time to summarize the first 3 months of the year. January featured two winter series races.  The first, the John Rudy 5 … 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 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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Jacobus 5 Miler

The past two years that I’ve ran the York Winter Series I’ve missed out on running the Jacobus 5 miler due to taking my track kids to an indoor meet.  Going into the race yesterday I was excited to finally … Continue reading

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2019 – 4th Quarter Fitness Summary

I feel a little late in posting this since we’re already halfway through January, but I still felt it necessary to wrap up the year so I have it for comparison purposes. In October I only raced the Glow in … Continue reading

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Regained Confidence

Saturday morning Jason and I ventured to John Rudy county park to run the 5 mile race that is part of the York Winter Series.  Last year I stunned myself breaking 40 minutes on the course particularly since it occurred only … Continue reading

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10 for 10

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 … Continue reading

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