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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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Running is….friends. by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I spent hours yesterday writing a post for this blog. Literally hours. Four hours to be exact. I saved it and thought I would sleep on it before I posted it. And whe ... Read on »
GUEST POST: Take a run through the wild side—a photodocumentary of a run through New Orleans by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ever wondered what it’s like to run through New Orleans…well, if you can’t do it for real, then do it vicariously through this lovely guest post provided by one of my si ... Read on »
Frodo was here…or finding a different motivation for running by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running You know how it is when you don’t have a race on the horizon yet you know you should still be running? You know you SHOULD keep runningyour reasons for running are s ... Read on »
It’s all I have to bring today: A race recap of the 2011 Steamtown Marathon—Part 2 by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Almost done! The first 13.1 miles of the Steamtown marathon were easy peasy. The temps were cool, the company was great, the course was downhill, and the spect ... Read on »
It’s all I have to bring today: A race recap of the 2011 Steamtown Marathon—part 1 by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s all I have to bring today This, and my heart beside This, and my heart, and all the fields And all the meadows wide Be sure you countshould I forget ... Read on »
To Black or Not to Black by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running While training for my first marathon four years ago, I was thrilled to see the toenail of my index toe on my right foot turn that dusky blue-ish bla ... Read on »
Rockin’ and Rollin’ and What Not: A Race Recap of the Philadelphia Rock & Roll Half... by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running “Today I didn’t even have to use my A.K. I got to say it was a good day…” – Ice Cube  It was one of those days where everything fell into place. If you looked up ... Read on »
Go Ahead: Walk a Mile (or 1,000) in My Shoes by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I finally did it. I bought a new pair of running shoes. Don’t get too excited though. No hot pink, or day-glo orange, or watermelon-on-LSD colored shoes for me (though ... Read on »
The Garden Sink by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Summer vacation is done, school has started, fall is just around the corner, and I am happy about all that.  I am ready for some crisp, clean, cool days of orange and ... Read on »
Running Spirit by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I like stories. I like them in movie format, I like them in book format, I like them told by mouth. I prefer stories of redemption, stories of love, stories of brave ... Read on »
Ramp it up by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So, where were we? Oh yes… Steamtown Marathon . You might be asking yourself how one ramps up for a marathon in just a few weeks…well, maybe some of you are asking tha ... Read on »
Good News Everyone! by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Good News, Everyone!                       I have good news! So so exciting! Are you dying to know? Well you hav ... Read on »
A few good runs (or maybe just one) by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sometimes it happens. Everything falls into place. It clicks. You find your stride, you stick it, and you have a good run. I had one of those today. If you want ... Read on »
Track this, baby by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today I did something…something I have never done before. Go ahead. Take a guess. Was it go skydiving?               Boring. ... Read on »
Holy Workout, Heidi Montag! by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I heard Ryan Seacrest interview Heidi Montag today on the radio. She told him that she works out every day from 5am to 7pm, but that “there are some little breaks in ... Read on »
A Crickets’ Champion by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The crickets announce the heat in a deafening crescendo. The fervor of their chirping is in direct relation to the fever of the day: hot, humid, and humbling, even t ... Read on »
A Rightly Timed Pause by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running You know how I know I am a true runner? I know this because now when I see friends out and about, when I talk to my mom on the phone, when I eat lunch with a co-work ... Read on »
I Love Lucy by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My belly extended out so far I could not see my feet unless I leaned forward. It was next to impossible to do simple things like put socks on, tie my shoes, or shave my ... Read on »
Outrunning the flies by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The sun beats me like I’m the red-headed stepchild it always wanted. The outside thermometer laughs muwhahahaha as it raises its thin red flag proudly up the mast, s ... Read on »
The grass so little has to do… by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Dew drops on grass in the morning. Used with permission by Angela Liddon at www.ohsheglows.com I have never been a big fan of summer. I know, crazy right? I am ... Read on »