Tag Archives: 5k

Running my first 5k – with Foxy of course

I let Mark convince me into signing up for a 5k at Pinchot Park last week. I’ve never run a race before in my life – never actually been in any kind of race – biking or otherwise – in my adult life. I was a little nervous. I was going to run the 5k and Mark was going to run the 10k.

I knew if I was going to do it, I would have to bring Foxy, so I was relieved to find out that dogs were allowed.

Posted in Running, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

No Sweat team participates in the Race Against Racism

Saturday was chilly but that didn’t stop the No Sweat team from participating in the Race Against Racism at the YWCA on Market Street and having a blast doing it.

Posted in Fitness, Running, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on No Sweat team participates in the Race Against Racism

Hope for Today 5k: Addiction Awareness and Recovery

To me, people who got into drugs and ruined their lives were people who were raised by parents who didn’t care or were nonexistent. They were people who likely had no morals or standards by which to live. I was always taught to “just say no” and I couldn’t understand how hard of a concept that was for others to grasp. Four years ago, I got into a relationship with an addict.

Posted in Running, Uncategorized, Walking, Wellness | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Hope for Today 5k: Addiction Awareness and Recovery

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

Posted in Fitness, Running, Things to do, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Y Run?

Running 5 miles was a milestone that felt good

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

Posted in Cardio, Fitness, Running | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Running 5 miles was a milestone that felt good

Sasquatch Preservation Trail Run to kick off 4th year

Information from the race website: We’re back at the scenic Snyder Family Farm for our 4th Annual Sasquatch Preservation Trail Run, an entirely off-road cross-country and trail run. This property is permanently preserved by the Farm & Natural Lands Trust … Continue reading

Posted in Cardio, Fitness, Running, Things to do, Wellness | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Sasquatch Preservation Trail Run to kick off 4th year

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

Posted in Fitness, Running, Things to do | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Preparing for my next 5K: Springettsbury’s Saturday in the Park

Sticking with it: I found workouts that worked for me

It’s been a few months since I decided to run my first 5K and blog about the experience. I worked with Tara Neff from York YWCA to prepare for the Race Against Racism in April. For six weeks, I struggled … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Running | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Sticking with it: I found workouts that worked for me

Girls on the Run seeks volunteers to empower young women

I run a major media company based in York, PA.  Before this I had a key role in a corporate office in Denver.  I’ve led the charge to create digital offerings at some of the largest publishing companies in the … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

York Habitat for Humanity plans for 11th annual 5K

On Saturday, June 28, York Habitat supporters will drop their hammers and don their running shoes to help local, lower-income families realize their dreams of home ownership! This year marks the 11th anniversary of York Habitat’s annual 5K, presented by WellSpan Sports Medicine, … Continue reading

Posted in Cardio, Fitness, Running, Things to do | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on York Habitat for Humanity plans for 11th annual 5K