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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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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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Life and Running Randomness

I just realized I haven’t done a randomness post since October.  Now is as good of a time as any for one! I’ll start with the general life randomness: -Jason and I have completed 3 classes so far of our … 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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Hill Training

I didn’t intend to make this past week’s workouts hill dominated, but it seems that’s what happened. Sunday I ran the Spring Valley 4 mile race which is one of the most torturous short races ever no thanks to the … 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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Weekend Randomness

I love writing random focused posts.  They allow me to snapshot key things that don’t necessarily merit full blog posts themselves but that I still want to write about, and they basically allow me to be “lazy” with my writing.  … Continue reading

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Testing Limits

I’m finding that while dealing with an injury is tough, figuring out if you’re truly healed and how to train post-injury poses its own set of challenges.  My physical therapist had advised that it would be normal to feel some … Continue reading

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Wildcat 10k – Year 2

Yesterday combined one of my favorite race courses with one of my least preferred running conditions.  I’m biased to like the Wildcat 10k course because it’s one of my regular running routes.  I’m anti rain and normally will change my … Continue reading

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