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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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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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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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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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