Running Year in Review 2022: A problem resolved, two new states, a new role with ESRC, a Zestie and more

Another busy year of running has come to an end! The biggest highlight of the year was finally figuring out what was causing my problem of coughing while running. My running immediately started looking up after I was able to get a diagnosis of irritable larynx syndrome and work on new breathing strategies. Running is … More Running Year in Review 2022: A problem resolved, two new states, a new role with ESRC, a Zestie and more

Runner Reads: “Running While Black” by Alison Mariella Désir

I’ve always found the running community to be extremely welcoming. If you’re white, like I am, that may be your experience, too. But that isn’t the case for everyone. I thought Alison Mariella Désir’s new book, “Running While Black: Finding Freedom in a Sport That Wasn’t Built for Us,” was an insightful read that gave … More Runner Reads: “Running While Black” by Alison Mariella Désir

I had a strong return to long-distance trail racing at my first Tuckahoe 25K

After not making the second-to-last cutoff at the Algonquin 50K in February, I had my sights set on making the cutoffs at the Tuckahoe 25K, which was held Nov. 19 at Tuckahoe State Park on the Upper Eastern Shore. Participants had gotten an email with the cutoff times, and they were also listed on a … More I had a strong return to long-distance trail racing at my first Tuckahoe 25K

The Bay Bridge Run: Despite the incline, I ran my fastest 10K of the year

I knew the incline of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge would be a challenge during The Bay Bridge Run, but I also knew from the previous year that even if I had a slower mile in the beginning, all hope would not be lost. I could make up time on the downhill. I’ve done this race … More The Bay Bridge Run: Despite the incline, I ran my fastest 10K of the year

I paced a successful 2:45 finish at the Rehoboth Seashore Half Marathon

Last Friday, I headed to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, with my friend Veronica for one of my favorite race weekends of the year — the Rehoboth Seashore Marathon and Half Marathon. This was my ninth time participating in the event and my fifth year pacing the half. … More I paced a successful 2:45 finish at the Rehoboth Seashore Half Marathon

I Ran Happy in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania

This year’s Mid-Atlantic Tourism Public Relations Alliance Media Marketplace took me to somewhere I’d never been before —State College, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding regions. So, of course, I had to run. Our schedules are always pretty packed during the MATPRA Media Marketplace, but I always find time to get in a run. This year, I … More I Ran Happy in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania