Tag Archives: long distance running

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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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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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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A PR Almost 16 Years in the Making

On October 21, 2004 I ran in the YAIAA county meet at John Rudy County Park as a senior on Eastern York’s cross country team.  I honestly don’t remember any details of the race though I still recall the course … 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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The Gift of Running

On Thursday Jason had an appointment so we worked a half day.  After the appointment we came home to change clothes and go running.  I decided instead of running south on the rail trail from Brillhart, I wanted to change … 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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A Vacation, A Baby and A 10 Miler

This past week has certainly been a loaded one.  Sunday Jason and I flew from Harrisburg to Chicago to New Orleans to begin our vacation.  I plan to make a separate post about that once I get all of our … Continue reading

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