Category Archives: Running

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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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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Race Review: Monster Scramble 5k, Rochester, NY, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016

I like to run races near Halloween because they’re so festive. It can be tricky to run in costume, but that never stops me.I’ve heard of this race, but never participated until now.The Monster Scramble is a 5k and 10k race that benefits the National … Continue reading

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Back At It – Brighton Chamber of Commerce & Glen Iris 5k

Greetings! I haven’t written for this blog for a few years. Why? Well, I gained a ton of weight and wasn’t able to run. I recommitted to getting the weight off on January 1st. I was able to start running again … Continue reading

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