#WHYIRUN | The DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend

#WHYIRUN | The DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend

I feel like I just "became a runner" yesterday, and here I am running my fourth DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events (2016, 2017, 2019, 2020 -- had a surprise baby in March 2018, so I skipped that year). Sometimes, other ask, "Why don't you try a different race?" I've tried different races, [...]

Recap: 2019 What We’re Thankful 4 Miler #thecomebackrace

Recap: 2019 What We’re Thankful 4 Miler #thecomebackrace

I signed up for four races this fall, and I had to skip two of them (including the one with finisher socks, which was heartbreaking, to be honest). Bronchitis had me down for the count, and that count lasted nearly six weeks. I signed up for the Youngstown Marathon (half), the Aruna Run, Youngstown Peace [...]

Race Recap: Grin & Bear It Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k (11/18/18)

Race Recap: Grin & Bear It Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k (11/18/18)

First, let's talk about how I've now PR'd in the last two races (10k and 13.1) during one of the toughest, most chaotic years of my life. Wait; do not. Let's save that for my 2018 end-of-year recap. Instead, let's discuss my most recent race: The Grin & Bear It half marathon, 10k, and 5k. [...]