Category Archives: Running

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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JPMorgan Chase Corporate Challenge Rochester, NY 5-29-14

This is one of those races that everyone should experience at least once. There’s just something about running, jogging or walking with 10,900+ other people that’s cool. Rochester is fortunate to be one of the tour stops for the JPMorgan Chase Corporate Challenge. … Continue reading

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8 Upcoming Upstate Races, for the Amateur to the Avid Runner

As Winter is (hopefully) starting to wind down, have you started to think about the Spring/early Summer racing season? It seems like there are more and more races to choose from every year. Here in upstate, NY, there are plenty … Continue reading

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