running Archive

Racing Days

September 21, 2010

in beach, bondi, city2surf, friends, running

I knew when I came to Sydney that I wanted to run a race. I was thinking more along the lines of a 5K, like the ones I did for the first time in Philly last year. Turns out, I set my sights too low. My first race was the 7K Bay Run, of which […]

Quick Post: Born to Run Part II

October 19, 2009

in Philadelphia, running

Yesterday I participated in my second 5K run. This one was to benefit AIDS education and prevention in the Philadelphia area. I was on a team with five other writers/bloggers called the Philly Blogger Joggers. Together, we raised almost $800. It was a cold, rainy day, and half of us were novice runners, but everyone […]

Born to Run (And Ride)

August 17, 2009

in bike riding, outdoors, running

On Saturday, I took my longest bike ride ever, a 34-mile trek (nothing for you, Pink Helmet) into Philly and back. As I pedaled past the point on Kelly Drive where I usually stop my shiny blue Schwinn (BTW, I totally met someone on the path who shared my bike’s name, except spelled “Schwynn”), I […]