I went for a beautiful run at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge

Whenever I attend a meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Tourism Public Relations Alliance, I always enjoy running in the host location. The most recent meeting took place April 22 in Dewey Beach (Southern Delaware Tourism was the host), and I needed to pick up my packet for the Coastal Delaware Running Festival in the area later … More I went for a beautiful run at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge

I tried a new strategy at the Salisbury Half Marathon and am inspired to work on speed

I usually feel like I’m trained to run a half marathon with my regular running and marathon training, but ahead of the Salisbury Half Marathon on April 2, I felt different. My half marathons normally fall during or soon after marathon training, so I’m doing a decent amount of long runs. This time, I hadn’t done a double-digit run for a month. … More I tried a new strategy at the Salisbury Half Marathon and am inspired to work on speed

“On your left!” My hilly, frozen experience at the PHUNT 25K

I walked into the activity hall at the Fair Hill National Resources Management Area on Jan. 15 for the PHUNT 25K to hear Britney Spears’ “Oops!… I Did It Again” playing. I’m not sure whether this was coincidence or not, but I found the song funny, as it was true. Oops — I’d signed up … More “On your left!” My hilly, frozen experience at the PHUNT 25K

I closed out 2021 with a successful December of running

Before my annual recap, it’s time for my last monthly recap of 2021, about my December running. There were lots of fun runs during this month! I ran 114.46 miles. This was my seventh 100-plus-mile month in a row, which I’m happy about. I participated in one race — as a pacer. This was the … More I closed out 2021 with a successful December of running

Seven reasons to attend The Run Show USA in Boston this January

There’s only a little more than a month left to go till The Run Show USA in Boston this January. It’s happening Jan. 29-30 at the Hynes Convention Center, and I have my hotel and plane ticket booked. I haven’t been to Boston since 2013, and I am excited to visit the city again and check out this new event. … More Seven reasons to attend The Run Show USA in Boston this January

A marathon and 100 Miles in November made this a good month of running

It took me a few months to get into the groove, but I hit 100 miles in May and have done so every month since. This month, I logged exactly 100. Here’s what I was up to this month… I participated in 100 Miles in November. This was my fourth year participating in Angie Maske-Berka’s … More A marathon and 100 Miles in November made this a good month of running

The Philadelphia Marathon was a great return to big-city marathons

As I ran through the streets of Philadelphia on Sunday, Nov. 21, there were people cheering for me by name and plenty of fun signs to look at. It had been more than a year and a half since my last road marathon, which took place March 1, 2020, only a couple weeks before everything started shutting down because of the pandemic, and I missed the amazing crowds that come out to support runners in big cities. … More The Philadelphia Marathon was a great return to big-city marathons

Oct. 31 was a beautiful day to run across the Bay Bridge

The opportunity to run across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge returned last month after a three-year hiatus. This year, the race had a new name, the Bay Bridge Run — which was basically its unofficial name anyway — and new management, Corrigan Sports. I had a fun weekend, and although it was the largest event I’d … More Oct. 31 was a beautiful day to run across the Bay Bridge