Tag Archives: Pittsburgh Marathon

Runner of Steel: The Sequel

Nearly two months have passed since I ran the Pittsburgh marathon and reclaimed my all-time favorite runner’s title: Runner of Steel. I’ve finally climbed down from my post-race Cloud 9 bliss, which begs to be reflected upon. There is a saying that there is nothing like your first marathon … Continue reading

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Injury, Doctors, and My Savior

I must say I’ve been one lucky runner when it comes to avoiding injury. I haven’t had a major injury that has set me back for longer than a few weeks. Dear body, please do not interpret this as a challenge.

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Runner of Steel

In one week, I’ll be returning to the Pittsburgh Marathon to reclaim my “Runner of Steel” title. Pumped, pysched, anxious, wired…the list goes on for the emotions racing through my body right now, and so I write to find solace.

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Bubbles

In keeping with my sister shout-outs, allow me to introduce you to my oldest sister, Laura aka Bub, which stems from Joge’s inability to say her name as a child, coming out as “Bubba.”  While she’s not what I picture … Continue reading

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Spring Fever

Yesterday after work, I went for a seven-mile trail run in low 50-degree temperatures where sunshine was in full force.  While the brightness and warmth always puts me in great spirits, I immediately missed my cold weather running that I … Continue reading

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Showing it Off?

Finding the perfect running gear isn’t as easy as one would think.  Sure there are all sorts of getups that scream “Pick me!” simply because they are so flashy and vogue, or simply cute and comfortable.  But there is a … Continue reading

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