Category Archive: Fitness

Lululemon running workshop

Lucas and I* have been talking about doing a workshop for runners for ages, and finally did this morning, with the help of the amazing ladies at Pittsburgh’s lululemon. Lucas and I are… Continue reading

Why I Will Not Join Pittsburgh Urban Active (Bakery Square)

You may recall my previous review and indecision regarding membership at Pittsburgh’s Urban Active. On the final day of my trial membership I went to my second spin class. Whether I do more… Continue reading

Things I learned in Montana

I like to ski The Cyclist got me a lesson for Christmas and it’s amazing how much fun skiing can be when you are in control and not afraid that you are going… Continue reading

Review: Pittsburgh Urban Active and Recipe: Curried Squash Soup

Today I went to the gym. I go to the gym regularly: as a student I get a free gym membership to Pitt’s gym and my condo has a fitness center. Pitt has… Continue reading

i2P Amazon Training at the YUTC 50K

Today I ran/hiked 50K at the Youngstown Ultra Trail Classic as part of my training for a 200K expedition through the Amazon next month ( It was a beautiful day at one of… Continue reading

i2P Fun Run

Last year i2P’s fearless leaders Bob and Ray decided to run 200km from Montreal to Ottawa. For fun. No times or shirts or medals. Just friends, the road and some running shoes. This… Continue reading

Learn to Run

My friend, Ben, runs a nonprofit called Communiteach where community members teach a skill that they know to other members of the community for free (e.g. I learned knitting a few weeks ago).… Continue reading

RR: Columbia Triathlon

This weekend was a big weekend! The Cyclist and I headed down to Maryland where Saturday involved the race expo/packet pick-up, bike drop off, a haircut that will result in a 12″ donation… Continue reading

RR: Girls on the Run 5K

This morning was the culmination of my third season coaching Girls on the Run. For the first time I’ve ever coached we had incredible weather- cool, blue skies and bright sunshine. I walked… Continue reading

SR: Pittsburgh Marathon 2010

SR? What is an SR? Any loyal blog readers know I usually write RRs (race reports) but this time, I was a spectathlete, so you get a spectathlete report! Wait a minute Time… Continue reading