Liebster Award

We were so pleasantly surprised to receive a notice from theoldfellowgoesrunning that he had mentioned our blog and nominated us for a Liebster Award in his Blogiversary post. Thank you, Carl! This award has six simple rules that I will attempt to follow successfully. I have gratefully acknowledged the blog that nominated me so I will […]

Favorite Summer Drinks-Friday Five

This is my first time participating in The Friday Five.  I’ve enjoyed reading other bloggers’ posts for a while and decided to jump in today after being inspired by Tara at Running’N’Reading.  She has linked up with Courtney of Eat Pray Run DC, Cynthia of You Signed Up For What?!?, and Mar of Mar on […]

Tibbetts Point Run 10K- Cape Vincent, NY

When Mike and I started making plans to run our New York race, we decided we wanted to do a race that was not in the city. After scanning our trusty Running in the USA website, Mike found the Tibbetts Point Run. We were drawn to the location which is on the St. Lawrence River […]

Pittsburgh in Pictures

We stayed in Pittsburgh when we ran our West Virginia race.  Here are some photos of the city. We loved the view from our hotel room. I was enthralled with the bridges… and this building. As we enjoyed a beer in Market Square, Mike researched traditional Pittsburgh food.  We were pleasantly surprised to realize we […]

Fours on the Fourth

In my post just before the Fourth of July I suggested that it might be fun to celebrate the day with a variety of fours.  We gave it a try. Mike and I started our Fourth with our new traditional “Independent Four on the Fourth” (i.e. we ran four miles on our own instead of […]

(Independent?) Four on the Fourth

Mike and I think we have run the York Four on the Fourth about 20 times. It’s tradition!  Listening to “The Star Spangled Banner” sung by a local vocalist at the start of the race never fails to give me chills. The course along the beach, lined with enthusiastic spectators, is beautiful and festive.  And […]