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Race Review: Feast of Burden 5 Mile, Rochester, NY, 11/23/17

I’ve run quite a few Turkey Day races over the years. This Thanksgiving event was an inaugural race, held in downtown Rochester. I decided to do this race because I liked the fact that it was a low key event. … Continue reading

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Race Review: Rylie J’s Boo & Brew 5k, 10/28/17, Geneva, NY

Halloween themed races are particularly fun, because you can dress up and run in costume. I’ve run various Halloween races over the years. This was my first time trying the “Boo & Brew” in Geneva, NY. The brew in the … Continue reading

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Race Review: The Run For Sponge 5k, 9/23/17

Fall running season is here! Usually, in upstate New York, that means cool, crisp weather. However, we’ve had a wacky weather Summer followed by a Fall heat wave. What this meant was that race day temperatures hovered in the upper … Continue reading

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J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge, 7/11/17, Rochester, NY

The J.P.Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge is “an annual series of 3.5-mile road footraces with an intended focus on promoting fitness, camaraderie and team work to employees of local businesses and organizations.” I couldn’t run it last year because I was too … Continue reading

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Earth Day 5k Baldwinsville, NY 4/23/17

Celebrating Earth Day by running outside seemed very fitting. Even though Syracuse is about an hour and a half from my house, this race looked appealing. For starters, the race has a unique start, beginning on a farm at a … Continue reading

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Race Review – Johnny’s Runnin’ of the Green 5 mile, Saturday, March 11, 2017

This upstate New York race is known for being the kick-off race to the Spring running season. It’s held in the morning before the St. Patrick’s  Day parade in Rochester, NY. It certainly didn’t feel like Spring at race time – with … Continue reading

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Running to stand still – my 121 lb. weight loss journey

Last December, I was at my lowest point emotionally and highest point weight-wise. I could not run; I could barely walk. I literally did not want to live anymore. I am not being dramatic. I was tired of it all. … Continue reading

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