Category Archives: Running

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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Race Review: Old Fort Niagara Holiday 5k, Youngstown, NY 12/10/16

I’m always game for a new race, so when I saw the description for this one, I was intrigued. “Soldiers will fire their muskets at 10:30am sharp to signal the start of the race which will take place entirely within … Continue reading

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Race Review: Whoville 5k, Hornell, NY 12/3/16

What better way to get into the spirit of the season than by running a Grinch inspired race? This event fit into the theme of Whoville for the Business district in downtown Hornell, NY. There were many events prior to this race, … Continue reading

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Race Review: Ugly Sweater 5k, Liverpool, NY 11/26/16

I wanted to run a race on Thanksgiving, but was out of town. This festive race on Thanksgiving weekend looked fun, so I decided to give it a try. The race is near Syracuse and didn’t start until noon. This … Continue reading

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