Category Archives: Running

The holidays are coming for you.

The Holidays are coming. It feels like every year, this stretches longer and longer. At this point, the holidays basically last the third week of October through New Years. Pumpkin muffins lead to Halloween candy leads to turkey dinners and … Continue reading

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Excuse me while I gush about York County

Leave my apartment and turn left, and I can spend a few miles running through lightly traveled tree-lined neighborhoods. Leave my apartment and turn right, and I can go from the heart of the city to cows grazing in a … Continue reading

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Spare your friends, brag about your runs in a training log.

I’ve been keeping a training log pretty much since the day I started training for my first race. It’s one of the 80 billion things you read that you’re supposed to do that I actually stuck with. (Wearing a heart … Continue reading

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Marathon Training #Fail

I am not going to PR my next marathon. There. I said it. Since I started running five years ago, each race I worked to be faster than the last time. Push push push. I worked hard for my PRs, … Continue reading

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Lacing Tricks

If you’ve ever had problems with your heels slipping in your sneakers, or need to relieve some pressure on the top of your foot, Greg Baum, owner of Flying Feet, has you covered. You can fix both these problems just … Continue reading

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A Love Letter to the Brillhart Station Port-a-Potty

There is nothing quite so terrifying as having to go to the bathroom when you’re on a long run in the middle of nowhere. I don’t mean middle of nowhere like on a secluded, well-covered trail where one could pop … Continue reading

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Long listens for long runs

A peppy mix of songs with a good beat is my ideal soundtrack for a short-mid length run. If I’m on my feet for under 90 minutes, I want some obnoxious pop songs and I want them catchy! But when … Continue reading

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Summer, that jerk who just doesn’t know when to leave.

The end of a party can get really weird and uncomfortable. There’s always that one random guy who just doesn’t know the party is over and it’s time to go home. That’s what this summer is. That weird dude (no … Continue reading

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Slow and Sweaty: The tale of a miserable runner

My runs have been total crap lately. Like serious, massive, steaming piles of garbage. 16-miler? Crap. 40 minute tempo run? Crap. 8-miler? Crap. My energy is zapped. My legs are heavy and sore and my pace is like that of … Continue reading

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Running tips for long distances

Running can be a difficult thing for anyone. There are people who love it, people who don’t love it, and then people who like it because it’s a good workout but actually hate it.

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