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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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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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Christmas Day Charity Run, Rochester, NY, 12/25/16

I was drawn to this event because it was a good way to give back on the holidays and get in a workout at the same time. This wasn’t a race, but a group run. Prior to the event, people … 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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