Tag Archives: run

Finding your pitch 32: Mental health and fitness

It’s easy to describe certain parts of yourself to another person. Your spontaneity. Your curiosity. Your degree in economics, or your knowledge of three languages. What’s harder is describing parts of your nature that are inherent to your being but … 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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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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York Cancer Center prepares for Bike Hike and Butterfly Release

The York Cancer Center is preparing for the upcoming 19th Annual Bike Hike and Butterfly Release to benefit the Cancer Patient Help Fund and the Cancer Screening & Outreach Fund. Walk or bike at your leisure along the scenic Heritage Rail Trail … Continue reading

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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

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Saturday’s 5K will benefit Memorial Hospital

The Memorial Health Systems Foundation Auxiliary Ladies’ 5K Run and Walk will be 8:30 a.m. Saturday.  Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Outpatient Surgery Center, 1750 Fifth Avenue inYork. Awards will be given to the top three overall finishers and the top three finishers in each … Continue reading

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Break a sweat along the beautiful views of the River Run

Lace up your shoes and enjoy the beautiful views of the 14th Annual River Run in Wrightsville. The 5K run/walk benefits the Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce, which serves Columbia, Marietta and Wrightsville.

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Sign up for the Double Creek run, bike or walk event

Maybe a 5K race isn’t what you’ve exactly dreamed of when it comes to a fitness goal. Here comes Double Creek‘s bike, run and walk event to meet the needs of a variety of people. Choose to ride either the 30-mile … Continue reading

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But first… Let me start my playlist

Picture an amazing treadmill workout—working up a good sweat, a little dubstep to keep you going, and maybe even some singing and clapping to top it off (not advised). Now picture that same workout with only your labored breathing to … Continue reading

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No Sweat, Literally: Proud of my team

I got around the corner, nearing Pine Street in York and I asked the volunteer who was directing runners down the street how far we’d gone. “One mile to go,” she said, waving her orange flag. I ran the Race … Continue reading

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