Category Archives: Running

Race Review: Rochester Ugly Sweater 5k 12/1/18

‘Tis the season for ugly Christmas sweaters! I’ve run an Ugly Christmas Sweater Race before, in Syracuse. This time, they brought the series to Rochester for the first time. The race took place in Honeoye Falls, about 15 minutes from … Continue reading

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Race Review: Mendon Turkey Trot, Mendon, NY 11/22/18

“This race is snow or shine.” That line was from an email I received prior to the race. Wow, they weren’t kidding! Race day brought with it snow bursts and the coldest temperatures we’ve seen on Thanksgiving in years. It … Continue reading

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Race Review: Migration Run 5k, Seneca Falls, NY 10/6/18

It’s hard for me to believe, but it’s been almost a year since I’ve blogged about a race! While I’ve continued with my running, I hadn’t run an official race since last Thanksgiving (yikes!). Why? Well, I had put on … Continue reading

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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 ChallengeĀ 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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