Tag Archives: Foot Power

Confession: I’m a wannabe

I enjoy hiking. A lot! I long to be referred to as “an avid hiker”.  As a child, I enjoyed walking on trails in Caledonia, near my grandparents’ cabin.  In college, I began hiking because of a Field Study of … 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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My walk to City Hall – by Furman Dennis

Furman Dennis, a 4th grade student at Lincoln Charter School, was so excited about walking to City Hall during the kick-off Bike in York Week event, that he wrote a story about the event, and then sent it to me … Continue reading

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Foot Power: York County’s Marathon Man approaching more feet feats

In this week’s Foot Power column, we check in with York County’s Marathon Man Clay Shaw, who recently completed lifetime marathons No. 184 and 185, and who’s on his way to finishing a second marathon in all 50 states.

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York is a Playful City!

Three upcoming events will make it easier for kids and adults to play in York.

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Kick off football season with Quarterback Club of York 5K

The high school football season kicks off Friday (and be sure to check GameTimePA.com for full coverage), which ties in nicely with a local running event coming this weekend. The fifth annual Quarterback Club of York 5K is set for … Continue reading

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Foot Power: Newcomer takes on “Longest Day” on longest day

Runners sure do challenge themselves in strange ways. Take this example from this week’s Foot Power column, in which local race director Scott Newcomer took on the Longest Day Challenge 100K on the longest day of the year.

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Emptying the Foot Power mailbag: YWCA triathlon, Habitat for Humanity 5K and more

Foot Power columnist M.C. Helsabeck has returned from his honeymoon and has plenty of local racing results to catch up on in this week’s column. Among the recent events he recaps this week are the YWCA Ladies’ Sprint Triathlon and the Habitat for Humanity 5K.

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Walking, biking improve the health of York community

More funding is needed to make walking and biking routes safer.

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Foot Power: Next role at Bob Potts Marathon is a father, fan

In this week’s Foot Power column, M.C. Besecker writes about the various hats he’s worn when it comes to the Bob Potts Marathon, which is scheduled for Sunday on the York County Heritage Rail Trail. This time, he’ll experience it as a father and a fan.

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