Tag Archives: Running

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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Shoe House 5 Miler

As Covid-19 cases began to spread across the United States earlier this year race directors began to cancel and postpone races or turn them into virtual ones.  Many runners began to wonder when they would ever race in person again.  … Continue reading

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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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Workout Streak Broken

I recently wrote about a workout streak that began courtesy of the Covid-19 pandemic.  I’m now writing to say that it has ended. I worked out everyday from March 28, 2020 through June 5, 2020.  That came out to a … 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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First Streak

I only recently became aware that “streaking” was a thing among runners.  It had never crossed my mind to run everyday for as many days as possible.  I don’t think I would ever set a running streak as a goal.  … Continue reading

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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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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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Hurry Up and Wait – Dealing with Covid-19

I have often heard being in the military is a whole lot of hurry up and wait.  Prior to our meeting, Jason was in the Army National Guard for 6 years and did tours in Bosnia and Iraq and will … Continue reading

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