Category Archives: Things to do

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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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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Bike in York month

May is National Bike Month, providing 31 days to become aware of the benefits of bicycling.  The League of American Bicyclists, founded in 1880, is leading the movement to create a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone.  By creating safer roads … Continue reading

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Only a month away from Tie Dye 5K

Once again, the spirit of people amazes. One such person, Spring Garden Township resident Missy Mulcahy, was recently named volunteer of the year by the American Heart Association. While I am proud to call Missy my friend, I am also … Continue reading

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Change of Scenery

I run the same routes a lot. It’s just how it goes. You leave your house and there’s only so many options. Turn left or turn right, and go. Running from my house saves precious time, but after a long … Continue reading

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YMCA Healthy Kids Day® on April 25 Aims to Help Kids Stay Active and Keep Learning

On Saturday, April 25, the YMCAs of York and York County and Hanover are holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health … Continue reading

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Y Run?

Why do you run? Are you a competitive runner, racing to improve your time? Do you run to stay fit and healthy? Are you a social runner, completing fun runs with friends? Are you a new runner seeking to accomplish … Continue reading

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Challenge Issued: The Y-TriDu5K

This month we’re focusing our videos on freestyle swimming, and we’ve got the perfect race for you to test your skills. The Y-TriDu5k, hosted by the York YWCA, has an event for just about everyone. (Unless you’re a dude, then … Continue reading

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York Marathon Registration Opens Today

Registration opens today for the York Marathon. Race Details: May 17, 2015. 6am Entry fee for the race is $60 through the end of February, with rates increasing March 1. The field is limited to 600 runners. Known for being … Continue reading

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Need motivation? Sign up for one of these races

It’s cold, it’s early, it’s still dark, and your cat (spouse, dog, fish, whatever) just snuggled in closer, begging you not to leave the bed. So why do it? The newness of 2015 is fading, and with it so are … Continue reading

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