Tag Archives: York Winter Series

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 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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My Running Saves vs Splurges

It could be argued that to be a runner one need only lace up a half decent pair of sneakers and go run.  I remember as a high school runner I got a new pair of sneakers each season and … 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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Rail Trail Fail (Kinda)

I’ll start by saying I love rhyming titles or ones that use alliteration.  That’s the main reason for titling this post using the word “fail”, but in some ways just showing up to run the Indian Rock 10k yesterday was … 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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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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