Category Archives: Running Philosophy

A Touch of Spring

Here’s a rough synopsis of the weather forecast for Northeast Pennsylvania tonight and tomorrow: cold, 2 to 4 inches of snow mixing in with freezing rain and sleet. So, basically, it’s going to be a mess that will turn the … Continue reading

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Treadmills or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Road

So far this season, Northeast Pennsylvania seems hell-bent on compensating for last year’s mild and practically snowless winter. Two snowstorms the week of Christmas really put a damper on my running, as I barely cracked 35 miles that week. And … Continue reading

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Running in a Winter Wonderland

Though Scranton has hardly gotten any snow so far, that’s no reason that runners can’t enjoy another great part of the holiday season. There’s more to Christmas than snow, after all. In short, all the Christmas decorations and light displays … Continue reading

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Running in Accord with Nature

The calendar reads December 4, but it feels more like September 4. With the temperature climbing into the 50s and 60s both today and yesterday, it provided ample opportunity for some impromptu quick runs. As of now, I still don’t … Continue reading

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Beyond the Marathon: Now What?

It’s been over seven weeks since Steamtown. I’m no longer on a cross country or track team. I don’t have a specific race that I’m training for. For the first time in over a decade, I really have to ask … Continue reading

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