Category Archives: Running

Scranton Trails: Upper Trail

The latest in my Scranton Trails series picks up where my “Middle Trail” installment left off. We resume from Middle Trail and make our way on to Upper Trail, also known as Ore Mine Road. It follows an old abandoned … Continue reading

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Scranton Trails: Dunmore Reservoir

While I wouldn’t quite recommend The Dunmore Reservoir to the casual runner, as it gets quite steep and rocky at times, it’s a great place for hiking, trail running or mountain biking. Or dirt biking/quadding if that’s your thing. So … Continue reading

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Scranton Trails: The Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

Been a while since I’ve posted here, but I’ve started a new YouTube series covering trails and places to run in the area. This is similar to my Places to Run in Scranton blogs, but this time it’s in video … Continue reading

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2015 Running Diary #3: Making Headway

Well, another long pause of several months between posts here at Steamtown Runner. Seems to be the norm anymore. That said, I actually had a really good summer. I was the most dedicated and consistent I’ve been in years. I … Continue reading

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2015 Running Diary #1: The Scranton Half Marathon

Well, it sure has been a while. Two years mired in apathy and lassitude have left me as a shell of my former self. As far as running goes anyway. But, hey, I did a half marathon yesterday. So hopefully … Continue reading

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2014 Running Diary #3: Breaking New Ground

After maxing out my mileage in the lower 30s several times over the past year in my various attempts to get myself back in shape, I finally managed to crack 35 miles this week. Furthermore, I did a 5K road … Continue reading

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2014 Running Diary #1: Back from Oblivion

Long story short: injuries, laziness and an ability to adjust to my first full-time job derailed my running for a full year. Hard to believe it’s been an entire year since my last update here. After the St. Luke’s Half … Continue reading

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