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Things I found — 3/20/14

By | March 20, 2014 1:44 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading Star Tribune: She found running and left troubles in the dust How to pick the right running partner (Tip: If your goal is to get faster, your best running partners are those slightly faster than you. This means you may curse them while running because they will push you, but…that’s how you improve)…. View Article

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First-time marathoner goes the distance for friends

By | March 4, 2014 8:22 am | 0 Comments


Melody Amendola, left, Michele Chereson, center, and Kelly Gibson, right, are photographed at Chereson’s home in Millcreek Township on Feb. 15. Chereson ran a marathon to raise money for the two women who were diagnosed with breast cancer. JACK HANRAHAN//ERIE TIMES-NEWS Erie Times-News sports writer, Mike Copper, had a great story about a Millcreek Township… View Article

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Inspiration: Meet Melissa Tomcho

By | February 26, 2014 8:42 am | 0 Comments


I met Melissa Tomcho, 46, as we bellied up the race results sheets posted on the side of Gannon University’s Carneval Athletic Pavilion after the Pump-Kin Run in October. I think she told me I had a nice race and that she had kept me in her sights and paced off me. We struck up… View Article

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Looking for support? Join the Team

By | December 13, 2013 9:32 am | 0 Comments


Photos by T.A. member, Eloise The single most important thing you can do to stay motivated to exercise—especially through an Erie winter—is to make fitness friends. Were not for my running friends, I wouldn’t be out running (and laughing) through five frigid and hilly miles in the dark on a Wednesday night after a long… View Article

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50 by 70 — Grammy did it (and raised nearly $40K in the process!)

By | November 29, 2013 1:42 am | 0 Comments


Remember Bev DiCarlo? She’s the Harborcreek grandma I wrote about in Lake Erie Lifestyle who, after a harrowing and temporarily-paralyzing fall at her home, decided to do a half-marathon in all 50 states by her 70th birthday to raise money for the Gertrude Barber Center. Well, she did it, completing her last half at the… View Article

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Things I found — 8/15/13

By | August 15, 2013 1:44 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * Effortless recipes for athletes who don’t like to cook (Guilty!) * Lindsey Lohan wants to run a marathon. Sure, many are scoffing at this news, but c’mon, we all know that running CAN change your life and it seems to me that Hollywood’s troubled starlet could stand to swap some old, unhealthy addictions… View Article

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Guest Post: Confessions of a lapsed runner (Don’t let this happen to you)

By | August 7, 2013 1:33 am | 0 Comments


Guest post By Tom Madura Hi, my name is Tom and I haven’t run in months. Well, not quite true. I’ve run. A little. But this is a story about what happens when you lose the drive, and how hard it is to get it back. See, I’ve been a runner for about 30 years,… View Article

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Monday Motivation: One run

By | August 5, 2013 1:48 am | 0 Comments


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Things I found — 7/11/13

By | July 11, 2013 1:04 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * Runner’s World tells the story of Bill Iffrig, the guy who we all watched knocked to the ground repeatedly in that Boston Marathon bombing footage that kept looping for days (then he ended up bottom-down in that Sports Illustrated cover), and what a story it is.  (Yes, I’m a month behind in… View Article

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