Tag Archives: training

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

Posted in Personal Life, Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Personal Life, Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in Personal Life, Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Personal Life, Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Health and Wellness, Personal Life, Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Personal Life, Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in Personal Life, Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Personal Life, Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Personal Life, Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Personal Life, Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments