Category Archives: Running

Race Recap: Chicago

I’m not sure I’ve mentioned on this blog that my marathon was coming up. Maybe once in passing? Or every day all the time for the last 4 months … one of those. As such, I’m sure you’ve been glued … Continue reading

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The waaaaiting is the hardest part

You guys, Tom Petty totally gets me. Waiting is the PITS. I am officially out of things I can do to prepare for my marathon this weekend. Miles have been logged, suitcases packed, all that’s left is getting on the … Continue reading

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The devastation of running less, eating less

Starting about 3 weeks from race day, most marathon training plans call for a taper. Tapering, if you’re not familiar with this particular form of torture, is basically a decrease in mileage to help your body be in top form … Continue reading

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Running 5 miles was a milestone that felt good

It felt good to hit a running milestone — a 5-mile run.

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Be Bright!

The weather is finally cooling off, which is really awesome. I love being able to breathe,  and not feel like I’m going to melt if I run after sunrise. Speaking of sunrise…it’s happening later these days. Meaning early morning runners … Continue reading

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Living…a little

I’m about a month out from my marathon, which is when I begin lose my mind entirely. I get really strict with following my plan exactly, demand anyone with a mild sniffle stay at least 20 feet away from me, … Continue reading

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Friends, lend me your tunes

I’m starting to hit my peak mileage in fall marathon training. This means hours pounding the pavement listening to my favorite podcasts and songs. Over, and over, and over. I need to shake things up because I swear I’m starting … Continue reading

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Girls on the Run accepting fall participants

By the YWCA York A program of YWCA York since 2008, Girls on the Run inspires girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience based curriculum which creatively integrates running.  During the season, girls train to complete … Continue reading

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How hot was it?

It was so hot that on my 19-miler this Saturday my sweat saturated my sneakers, creating puddles of nasty that squished on the bottom of my feet like I had been running through a downpour…of sweat. Are you still reading??? … Continue reading

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I’m Back! (Virtual Pug Run)

Hey friends! Did you miss me? (Don’t answer that.) My life has gotten a little crazy between working, moving, grad schooling and eating cupcakes (just kidding on the last one!), but I’m back again! I want to share a really … Continue reading

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