Race Report: Burgh 10K

Something weird happened today. Something the average mid-packer doesn’t experience very often, if at all (at least, I hadn’t before – and maybe I”m alone in that). In the middle of a 10K, I felt like I was in an actual┬árace. But let’s back up. NF and I had been planning on doing this race […]

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Race Report: Just a Short Run 2013 (half-marathon)

This training cycle has been a bit of a whirlwind. Last year at this race, I broke two hours – I was gleeful, finally having cracked the time that for many is the holy grail. But that bar keeps getting raised for each of us. I was ready and eager to break 1:55 at Air […]

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Race Report: Pittsburgh Half-Marathon 2012

It was the best of time, it was the worst of times; it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair… Okay, not really. Spoiler alert: it wasn’t a PR day, but I’m still pretty damn pleased with how it all went down, especially after taking some time to evaluate everything. But […]

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Race Report: Montour Trail 5K

I know, I’m behind. I’ve had some pain/pre-injury issues, a lot of skipped workouts, and a 5K PR two weeks ago at Run Around the Square (noted later). But this race was the most encouraging moment of the season, so I’ll focus on that. My knee was making me very, very nervous. After SEVERAL skipped […]

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