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Elizabeth

Pennsylvania 19355
Stories of running for the rest of us Hi, I am Elizabeth. This blog is about running from the perspective of a woman with a full-time job as an editor, 1 kick-ass husband, 3 insanely awesome children, and 2 wonder dogs. I am no elite athlete. In fact, I am an average runner in every... Full Bio
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The Race Report to End All Race Reports: A Recap of the 2012 Steamtown Marathon, Part 2 by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ok so…where were we? Yes, the race report. Oh! But first, have I told you I have a new boyfriend? Move over, David Beckham with all your nasty tattoos. There’s a new sheriff ... Read on »
The Race Report to End All Race Reports: A Recap of the 2012 Steamtown Marathon, Part 1 by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Sunday, October 7, 2012, I ran the Steamtown Marathon, which was my fifth marathon. You may recall I ran this marathon last year. I didn’t run a very good race last year, ... Read on »
From Chopped Liver to Real Runner: It Can Happen to You Too by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running One Sunday, 5 years ago, I met my running buddy at Valley Forge National Park for a long run. It’s popular among us runners around here because it has a nice 5-mile, ... Read on »
From Chopped Liver to Real Runner: It Can Happen to You Too by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running One Sunday, 5 years ago, I met my running buddy at Valley Forge National Park for a long run. It’s popular among us runners around here because it has a nice 5-mile, hilly, ... Read on »
Something saucy, something bittersweet, and tips on how to make a crappy photo album of a fun night by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running First, the saucy: I found my legs. They had been hiding in my suitcase ever since vacation. I found them just in time for a 14-mile tempo run on Sunday. I wasn’t ... Read on »
Something saucy, something bittersweet, and tips on how to make a crappy photo album of a fun night by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running First, the saucy: I found my legs. They had been hiding in my suitcase ever since vacation. I found them just in time for a 14-mile tempo run on Sunday. I wasn’t sure how th ... Read on »
Summer odds-n-ends by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I went to the dermatologist for the first time today. I have a family history of melanoma (that’s the bad kind), and with the running and the fair skin and –dare I s ... Read on »
Summer odds-n-ends by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I went to the dermatologist for the first time today. I have a family history of melanoma (that’s the bad kind), and with the running and the fair skin and –dare I say it– t ... Read on »
One morning, early, on a hot, summer day by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The alarm, set to “gentle nudge” volume, went off at 4:30am. I think that car commercial song was playing…you know, the one that goes, “Toniiiiiiiiiiight, we are yoo ... Read on »
One morning, early, on a hot, summer day by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The alarm, set to “gentle nudge” volume, went off at 4:30am. I think that car commercial song was playing…you know, the one that goes, “Toniiiiiiiiiiight, we are yooooouuuun ... Read on »
All about tattoos, hip aches, and especially me by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I haven’t run in 13 days. Ugh, I know. I am marathon training and I just skipped 1.5 weeks of training. I could go to great lengths to tell you The Why Story or I co ... Read on »
All about tattoos, hip aches, and especially me by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I haven’t run in 13 days. Ugh, I know. I am marathon training and I just skipped 1.5 weeks of training. I could go to great lengths to tell you The Why Story or I could give ... Read on »
I need a freezer pack on my fuel belt for popsicles by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am such a wuss. Here it is the second full week of June, and I am already complaining about heat. I hate running during the summer. Hate it. I don’t even like summ ... Read on »
I need a freezer pack on my fuel belt for popsicles by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am such a wuss. Here it is the second full week of June, and I am already complaining about heat. I hate running during the summer. Hate it. I don’t even like summer all t ... Read on »
A Saucy Start by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Training for Steamtown Marathon officially started today. Yep, Day 1 of Week 1 is in the books. I ran a saucy little 3-miler (I stole that awesome description from ... Read on »
A Saucy Start by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Training for Steamtown Marathon officially started today. Yep, Day 1 of Week 1 is in the books. I ran a saucy little 3-miler (I stole that awesome description from Joe H on ... Read on »
Insides out by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My 13-year-old daughter told me recently that sometimes she feels like she’s just a “big ol’ sack of feelings,” with everything all swirling around inside wanting to ... Read on »
Insides out by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My 13-year-old daughter told me recently that sometimes she feels like she’s just a “big ol’ sack of feelings,” with everything all swirling around inside wanting to get out ... Read on »
50 shades of hilarious by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running **Warning…this post is not for the easily offended or for kids or for my mom or for my missionary sister…so consider yourself warned and watch at your own risk. I di ... Read on »
50 shades of hilarious by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running **Warning…this post is not for the easily offended or for kids or for my mom or for my missionary sister…so consider yourself warned and watch at your own risk. I disclaim a ... Read on »