Author Archives: Kate Penn

About Kate Penn

I've been a staff photographer at YDR for about 7 years. I'm into visual media, running, and food. Reach me @k8penn

Volunteers needed for the Y-TriDu5K

If you’ve ever participated in a race you know, races are made possible only by volunteers. They dole out smiles and encouragement while directing runners and riders along the course. When I’m racing I make a point to thank whoever … Continue reading

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Cool off with lavender lemonade

Yowza it’s hot out there! Skip the calorie filled jug of iced tea and cool off with this lavender lemonade.

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I am not a goldfish.

Stroke, stroke, stroke, breathe. Stroke, stroke, stroke, breathe. Flip-turn, repeat. Oh the monotony of lap swimming. I love to swim, but time can drag in a pool for me the same way it does on a treadmill. I try to … Continue reading

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Kickboxing in the Park!

This Tuesday about 100 of you joined us for kickboxing with Jen Kuhn for No Sweat in the Park. You sweated, kicked butt, and looked totally awesome doing it. Relive the glory of all your hard work in this video, … Continue reading

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Make This: Apple Slaw

Barbeques are starting to fill our calendars in the best way possible. In celebration of this, we’re resurrecting this recipe for apple slaw. Bright and crunchy, this slaw delivers taste without the heavy dressing that packs calories in traditional slaw.

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Pack your summer with short races

May and June are in between training months for many people. This makes it a great time to get in some shorter races. Here’s some local short races to keep you moving and motivated in the off-season! Run for the … Continue reading

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Come Sweat With Us!

About 100 people joined our No Sweat team for the first No Sweat in the Park of the summer! We loved having you all here, and we hope even more of you join us next week. Need some motivation to … Continue reading

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Marathons: The good, the bad and the fish tacos

It’s been two days since I ran the Coastal Delaware Marathon. A good time to reflect on what went right, what went wrong, and contemplate moving to an apartment with an elevator. (Three flights of stairs, what was I thinking???) … Continue reading

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De-stress with sun salutation – like a whole class in one package

The school year is coming to an end which can mean stress for students and parents alike. Start your day in a calm frame of mind with some yoga. Lisa Taylor with Evolution Power Yoga walks us through sun salutation … Continue reading

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Waves and High-Fives

This week the devastation, chaos, and sadness of the world has felt huge. Too big to wrap my head around. Fallout from events like the earthquake in Nepal and the situation in Baltimore made my heart heavy. It was with that … Continue reading

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