Category Archive: Race Report

Children’s Hospital Open Water Challenge 5K

“There’s a 5K swim tomorrow- you should do it” Usually people who have not swum in over a year do not agree when people say something like that. I am unusual. I was… Continue reading

RR: Pittsburgh Half Marathon

Today I ran the Pittsburgh half marathon. Typically this would be unremarkable as I run marathons as training runs for ultramarathons. But I am not training for an ultra and I am not… 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

RR: JFK 50

This weekend I toed the line at the JFK50, one of the most prestigious and historical 50 mile races in the nation; if I finished it, it would be my first 50 miler.… Continue reading

RR: Marine Corps Marathon 2009

The 2009 MCM was my 9th marathon, my 7th since March. The goal of this race was yet another training run for JFK50 (total training races: 2 marathons and 2 ultras), but after… Continue reading

RR: Bawlmer (Baltimore) Marathon 2009, Hon.

  Background: The 2004 Baltimore half-marathon was my first-ever distance beyond 10K. I had a miserable race and crossed the finish line proclaiming to my support crew that I would never run again.… Continue reading

RR: Youngstown Ultra Trail Classic

I signed up for the Youngstown Ultra Trail Classic 50K as part of my training for JFK. It’s crazy to think that three months ago I wasn’t sure if I could run a… Continue reading

RR: Run Around the Square 2009

  Pre-Race I love this race. Half the reason I love this race is that it’s a trail 5K in a community that rallies around the run, and the other half is because… Continue reading

RR: Drake Well Marathon

  Pre-Race   I signed up for this race because it was two hours away, Dane, my friend and the RD, added a race day packet pick-up (thanks, Dane!), and I like taking… Continue reading

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