Category Archives: Running

York Cancer Center prepares for Bike Hike and Butterfly Release

The York Cancer Center is preparing for the upcoming 19th Annual Bike Hike and Butterfly Release to benefit the Cancer Patient Help Fund and the Cancer Screening & Outreach Fund. Walk or bike at your leisure along the scenic Heritage Rail Trail … Continue reading

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13 mph

Running is hard work. Training can turn into a grueling grind, and sometimes, I get so caught up in getting the workouts done and fitting them in a jam-packed schedule that I forget to have fun. I was visiting my … Continue reading

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Review: Garmin Forerunner 220

Two weeks ago I walked out of my apartment, turned on my watch, and waited for it to connect to satellites. And waited… and waited… and waited. Ten minutes later, my watch still refusing to connect, I left for my … Continue reading

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Is running 5 minutes really going to cut it?

You might have heard about the study released recently claiming that running just 5 minutes a day can limit your chances of sudden death. The Journal of the American College of Cardiology released the findings of a database kept at Cooper … Continue reading

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The worst parts of running

I recently started training for my second 5K and was reminded after a few runs around the neighborhood about the things that bug me the most. The flushed look I get bright red in the face when I run. It … Continue reading

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Preparing for my next 5K: Springettsbury’s Saturday in the Park

I’m finally going to kick myself in the behind and get moving again. I ran my first 5K earlier this year during the York YWCA‘s Race Against Racism. My workouts have gone from good to OK to convincing myself to … Continue reading

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Training Ebb and Flow

How is it August already? Seriously, I’m pretty sure it was just a few weeks ago I had a rock-hard butt from clenching it while running on icy roads so much. I’ve been training for one event or another all … Continue reading

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Balancing Fitness and Fatness on Vacation

I’m just back from a week-long vacation with my family on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. Like any decent human being, I spent the week eating all of the food and indulging in afternoon cocktails pretty much every day, because vacation. … Continue reading

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Humidity is the Worst

I know people who love to run in the heat. 80 degrees? Full sun? No problem! I am not those people. I am hands down the sweatiest person I know. I’ve been known to carry water for runs as short … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Ladies Y-Tri

Right after I finished my race, I spent 8 hours in the car to go camping in an area so far upstate NY I didn’t have cell service. I didn’t even realize there were still places like that. It was … Continue reading

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