RR: Ikea Montour Half Marathon

On Saturday I ran the Ikea Montour Trail Half Marathon. As always,  I wasn’t sure how the race was going to go. I haven’t run a half marathon since a disastrous Baltimore Half… Continue reading

Super Sweet 17

  Today I ran my 17 miles in North Park which has a 5-mile paved running/biking loop around a beautiful lake about 30 minutes north of Pittsburgh. The course has rolling hills which… Continue reading

Race Report: Run Around The Square 5K AKA A Trail Run with Lots of People

Today I ran my first trail 5K and it was awesome. I got to the race early, got my chip and timed it perfectly so I could run a mile warm-up and get… Continue reading

Pgh to DC

Since Saturday I have been in DC for the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism (imagine a big science fair for anyone who studies anything related to alcoholism). As a doctoral… Continue reading

RR: Father’s Day 10K; AKA The Accidental 10 Miles

  Today was the Father’s Day 10K, a race that I really love because it was my first 10K in about 10 years last year. Last year I had a pretty good race… Continue reading

Girls on the Run 2008 Recap

About 2 weeks ago I finished my first season as a coach for Girls on the Run (GOTR). For people who are unfamiliar with the program, volunteer coaches from the community sign on… Continue reading