Erie Marathon at Presque Isle this weekend

By | September 10, 2014 10:16 am | 0 Comments

It’s marathon weekend in Erie! Thousands of runners from across the country will descend on our fair city this weekend for the annual Erie Marathon (and half marathon) at Presque Isle. I’m working packet pickup on Saturday (Rotary Pavilion) and always enjoy talking talking with race visitors, answering their questions, and introducing them to the gorgeous park we have the good fortune to run around anytime we want to. (You do realize that not everyone has a 13-mile asphalt trail or a giant body of water to run around, right?).

Dan is taking on the full marathon, I’m doing the half and, I”ll be doing it half-heartedly as I haven’t made racing much of a priority this year. Sometimes I tire of the competition. But I never tire of the camaraderie of group runs and you could argue that a marathon/half-marathon is just one big-a#$ group run.

For the first time, there was a cap on registrations for the Erie marathon & the half. This surprised a lot of folks, particularly local runners who are used to registering for everything at the last minute — but it’s going to result in a better event for those that got in under the wire. For instance, with a cap, the organizers were able to order marathon & half-marathon shirts — something they haven’t done in the past because the quantities were always so in flux with people registering late. Also, you’ll find plenty of running room, adequate facilities, and, in general, a smoother operation overall.

The bad news: the race directors — Mike & Jan Vieyra — who have worked for years to perfect this marathon and build it into a well-known, and much-loved destination race, won’t be returning as directors next year. It’s unfortunate, but understandable. As the race director for a 5K, I know the amount of work that goes into that race and cannot even fathom the work involved in putting on a marathon (not just by the directors, but the entire marathon committee, volunteers, ERC members, etc.).

Here’s hoping someone steps up to the plate for the 2015 marathon and agrees to continue what Mike & Jan (and all their helpers) have worked so hard to build.  Personally, I think the ERC should make the marathon director a paid position — it’s grown to the point where it’s a lot to ask of a volunteer and it makes enough money to pay someone to take responsibility. Plus, that person would, ultimately, answer to the ERC board, so they’d have control over the quality and management of the race.

ANYWAY….here are  a few notes about this weekend’s event from Jan & Mike:

Your training is done and race day is only five days away and you might be nervous and are probably now trying to do everything possible to maximize your performance on race day.  We want to help maximize your Erie experience so that is what this note is all about.

We are planning to start each event on time: 7:00 AM marathon and 7:30 AM half.

Arrive at the park earlier than you think you might need to on race day:  enter the park no later than 5:45 AM as traffic will become congested.  Carpool, stay in lanes and follow parking volunteer’s directions.  Do not stop to ask questions!  Glow sticks will guide you the 0.25 miles from your lot to the start.

“Everything happens at the Rotary Pavilion” is what we like to say – packet pickup, pasta dinner, expo, starting line, finish line (half and full), post race Lake Erie dip, post race party and results/awards.

You will receive a timing chip and a race bib that you will need to wear on race day.  You will not be an official starter or finisher without the chip being worn on your shoe or an ankle strap.  The bibs are color coded to assist our volunteers to properly direct you on the course and to identify you for our event photographer.

Tired of hanging around for awards ceremonies?  We are going to have an awards tent/booth near the finish area, where results will be posted, and where you will be able to claim your award within 30 minutes of finishing.

The best advice we have for spectators is to travel to the race with your runner.  This will let them see you start and then walk only 0.2 miles to see you again at the 5.8 mile point.  Reverse this trek and they can see you at 13.1 (half marathon finish) and then again at 18.9 and the marathon finish.  If they don’t want to leave quite so early, there will be limited parking available beginning at 7:30 at The Cookhouse Shelter and the Niagara boat launch (see maps on website).  If 7:30 arrival is still a bit too early, there are five vistas (parking lots) within the first two miles after entering the park that provide great viewing of the race and Presque Isle Bay.  All five lots are on the right side of the roadway and within a few feet of the race course.

In an effort to keep you fueled, we are adding a third GU gel station near mile 15 in addition to the station that is near mile 8 and 21.  All of the gels will be vanilla flavor.

It appears that the forecast is calling for a cool morning race day so if you wear something to keep warm that you plan to discard, please discard it either to the side of the starting area or at aid stations along the course.  We collect, launder and donate the clothing to the Salvation Army.

May your miles fly by!

Your race directors,
Jan and Mike Vieyra

Guest post: Getting to know Pete Eaglen

By | September 10, 2014 1:14 am | 0 Comments

By Larry Kisielewski

There are many reasons for runners and walkers to practice their particular disciplines. Reasons range from weight loss, to stress relief, to a simple love of running or walking. Another common motivator is change from a previous exercise program for health or interest reasons. Our September GTKY subject is one such individual. But he is more than just a college athlete turned runner, much more. I would like you to meet Pete Eaglen.


Peter Matthew Eaglen is the second of three sons of Jack and Mary-Ella, lifelong Harborcreek residents. He is sandwiched between Mike, who is two years older, and 16-year-younger (!?!) Christopher. All through school, Pete has been well-grounded, focusing on his goal of becoming an accountant. An excellent student at Harbor Creek High, he lettered in football, basketball, baseball and tennis, and continued scholastically and athletically at Mercyhurst University, where he played football and tennis for a couple of years while earning his degree in accounting.

Since early high school, he had dated Heather Smith, who was one year behind him at Harbor Creek. After Heather’s graduation with a business degree from Westminster, they married in 1996. Pete worked as an accountant at Ernst and Young, and Heather worked claims for Progressive Insurance. When Pete was transferred to Pittsburgh, Heather fit right in with Pittsburgh’s Progressive branch. Things were going smoothly, but all their family was back in Erie. After a year, the Eaglens moved back. Pete became a partner with Schaffner, Knight, and Minnaugh, while Heather was eagerly welcomed back to the Erie Progressive branch.

Pete’s athletic past began to catch up with him during and shortly after college. In addition to his aforementioned sports, he had always been (and still remains) an avid weight lifter. Those 400-lb. bench presses and 500-lb. squats on his 260-pound football-weight frame necessitated two knee operations and a re-evaluation of his athletic endeavors. He started running, and since has dropped 50 pounds and cut back on his weight lifting, although his 300-lb. bench press still makes him a handy guy to know if you need to move a couch. His 210-pound frame still qualifies him as a Clydesdale, a division he pretty much dominates nowadays.

Heather is more than his match in fitness, but as a competitive cyclist. The Eaglens need to be in shape to keep up with four children who are in full spots mode: 13-year-old Cole is on the travel team for MSA (Millcreek soccer), 12-year-old Maggie plays soccer for the Admirals, and six-year-old twins Andrew and Alec play T-ball and Y-team sports. In addition to work-related travel to Pittsburgh and Harrisburg and continuing education for constantly-changing tax law, Pete finds time to coach (13 years and running) T-ball, soccer and MYAA baseball, and chair the financial committees for the YMCA and Develop Erie. In addition to all her other commitments, Heather coaches cross country for Blessed Sacrament.

Now firmly entrenched in his running program, Pete still diversifies his running with duathlons and tris, such as Presque Isle and Edinboro. As a matter of fact, his first competitive event was the Presque Isle Duathlon, where he and Heather teamed up for a first-place finish. He prefers longer races, as evidenced by his 1:40 effort in the ERC Presque Isle Half Marathon, but finishing times like a 40:31 in the Turkey Trot 10K and a 19:34 in the Julie King 5K are proof that he can also handle the shorter distances.

Football player turned runner, accounting whiz, family man and coach – now you know Pete Eaglen.

Vacations – Disney World (twice); local stay-cations (Presque Isle, Waldameer)
Dream vacation – Hawaii
Outside hobbies – kids’ activities
Music – 80’s and 90’s rock
TV – reality shows
Motto – Keep it simple.
Admires – his Dad
Charities – YMCA, cancer center
Blood donor – Yes
Most famous person met – Herschel Walker
Motivation – competing with himself
Boy Scout – Life scout
Workout regimen – winter: some treadmill, elliptical or XC bike
– summer: about 20 miles per week, 5 miles from Downtown Y
Most memorable run – first sub-20 minute 5K
Last word – “Less than your best sacrifices your gift.”
** Getting To Know You is reprinted with permission from the September 2014 Erie Runners Club newsletter.

Quad ski moves to Wilderness Lodge (rejoice!)

By | September 9, 2014 8:15 am | 0 Comments

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Good news! The Highmark Quad folks have moved the ski & snowshoe event to the Wilderness Lodge, which means….there’s a real good chance it will actually happen this year. While the drive to the lodge is no picnic (I know…I’ve done it every Saturday from January to March for the last four years), it’s a better venue. I see a few challenges — there are not many restrooms or much parking at the lodge and the width of the trails (fantastically groomed) will no longer allow for a mass start. Some may miss the mass start…I will not. I think it’s better to let the uber-competitive super athletes go first and fight it out by themselves up there.

ANYWAY…here’s the official statement from the Quad folks:

The Highmark QUAD Games Ski and Snowshoe has a new home this year at Wilderness Lodge. Hailed by cross-country ski enthusiasts from around the country as “cross country skiing at its finest”, Wilderness Lodge’s 20+ miles of established cross-country trails are beautifully woven among wooded grounds which organizers say will make the trails more resistant to the changes in weather and temperature.

“The wooded setting helps the trails be more resistant to changes in our unpredictable weather,” said Curt Cardman, Highmark QUAD Games race director.  “As an exclusive cross-country ski resort, Wilderness Lodge has made a significant investment in the maintenance of their course.  This will help us have more control over weather delays.”

Race organizers have named Mike Collins, Jim Samuels and Dan Teed as course designers.

Another change to the event this year will be categories for elite athletes as well as racers taking off in age-group waves.  “Typically, we have had a mass start for the ski, but this year, recognize the opportunity to stagger start times and add categories for elite athletes,” said Cardman.  “The QUAD is a four-season fitness event for people of all fitness levels; that’s in part what makes it so special.”

Wilderness Lodge will offer a ski lesson package, ski rentals and day-of ski waxing.  More information will be made available at

Register for the QUAD here.

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Just Write 50 ~ Teamwork

By | September 9, 2014 1:42 am | 0 Comments

If there’s one photo among the hundreds (literally) taken of my team at Saturday’s Beast on the Bay that sums it all up, it’s this one:

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With a team 70+ strong of different abilities, it was all but impossible to stay together for the entire 10+ mile obstacle race. We started together and then broke into smaller groups based on pace. Those who ran a similar pace ended up running together and helping each other over the obstacles and up to the crest of that last dam#$@ hill to Waldameer where we all stopped — every single one of us — to wait for the rest of our team members.

On Saturday, time meant nothing. Team meant everything.

I never played sports in school. It’s one of the few regrets I have in life. Though, I seriously doubt it would have been anything like this. Supportive. Inspirational. Fun. Encouraging.

We cheered for every person slogging up that hill, not just our teammates.

Some of us ran down to meet up with the last members of our group, which meant doing the Peninsula Road hill twice…and I seriously didn’t care. I’d have run it 10 times for them.

Then we finished together….just like we started.

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About Just Write
“What ends up revealing itself when free writing is that everything has meaning. That is a magnificent gift of writing. If we write from a free heart-gut place, our souls start speaking.”

Put the Beast on your must-do list next year

By | September 8, 2014 6:01 pm | 0 Comments


I said I’d never do another Beast on the Bay after last year’s race – 16 miles on sand. But, then, I also said I’d never give birth again, I’d never drink again (haven’t we ALL said that one) and I’d never do another marathon and I’ve got two kids, party photos, and marathon finisher medals that say otherwise. So there I was on Saturday…running the Beast on the Bay again — this time with a team TWICE the size of last year.

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And, you guys, it was awesome.

Here’s what I am most impressed with: The Beast organizers listened. I’m a race director and I can tell you, that it’s not easy to do that. Your tendency is to get defensive immediately (do you know how much work I put into this!?!), but….props to the Barber folks & race organizers because they were nothing but gracious for the feedback (even negative) that they received. AND THEY FIXED IT. ALL OF IT. They fixed every single thing I — and others — complained about last year.

And, for that,the Beast has earned my love & loyalty. I’ll run the Beast as long as my body and shedule allows and I’ll recruit as many other runners as I can. So…with that full disclosure (read: I’m not impartial)…let me tell you, dear reader, why you should do the Beast next year:


Sister versus sister: Beast & Beauty’s team captain — Karen “Kenyan” Groshek, left, and her big sister (and my high school classmate) and Krazie’s co-captain, Eloise, right. Their hilarious, awesome, and colorful mom is in the middle.

1. It’s for a great cause. All fun, joking, and shenanigans aside…the benefactor of this race is one of the very best reasons to do it. True story: I work with a member of the Barber family and recently visited the Barber National Institute with her for a story I was doing. She said: “You know, a lot of people think this is a sad place, but, Heather, this is a happy place. It’s filled with joy and love and people who truly care about these children and their futures. Do you know what would happen to these kids if not for this place? They’d have a very different life.” I’ve never forgotten that. It makes me tear up every time I think about it. The fact that one of my team leaders & our rival team leader (they are sisters) both have children who have benefitted from the Barber Center, makes me all the more weepy. I’m glad they are here. I’m glad they have the love & patience for those children that few do. I’m glad my race entry fee helps them accomplish their mission.


That’s me…second from left…going Loco

2. It fun! The obstacles were much improved this year and were waaaaayyy more fun than last year. My fave: Go Loco — the G.E. sponsored & created obstacle. Leave it to the engineers to come up with one of the most unique obstacles I’ve seen at an adventure race. I was thankful I’d worn my hat, which shielded my eyes from the lake water cascading down at eye level for us shorty girls. ;-) There was a backlog at this obstacle…particularly in the later waves. I know some of our later team members skipped this one because the wait was reported to be an hour or more. Room for improvement for next year, I guess. Maybe have two “trains” going?

3. It’s cheap, compared to other adventure races. If you sign up early, the Beast is only $50…and it’s money well spent. You’d pay twice that (at the earliest bird pricing) for a Tough Mudder and you’d also have to pay for gas & a hotel, so…it’s worth $50 to do one in your own backyard. Hint: Friend the Beast on the Bay on Facebook and you’ll be alerted to “sales”. Also…I believe you get a discount if you’re on a team, which leads me to….

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4. It’s a great team event. Teams are not required…and you could get through this event without them (the obstacles aren’t “impossible” without help), but…being a part of a team makes it that much more fun.

Don’t have a team? Join mine…Krauza’s Krazies welcome participants of any age or ability. There are pre-Beast training sessions led by Dr. Steve Krauza ($5 donation per workout…all money goes to the Barber Center!) and we finish as a team (small groups of participants ran at their own pace, but everyone waited at the top of Peninsula drive to cross the finish line together).

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This year, one of our team members even got a SPONSOR for our team! Fireball Whiskey bought our shirts — for the ENTIRE team! How awesome is that?! Why? Well…let’s just say that some of us “stoke the fires” before we go beast slaying. (Oh….don’t worry…we’re not stupid — one shot only before fighting the Beast! After? Well…hey, now…you work up a thirst slaying beasts for 10+ miles…don’t judge.) ;-)

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5. It’s a workout. Marathon schmarathon. Yeah, I’m going there. I’ve done the old 26.2 more than a few times and I truly think the Beast is more physically demanding. It’s also WAAAYYYY more fun. JMO, of course…take it for what it’s worth. (I will say I think the marathon is more mentally challenging, but..that could have to do with the marathon being a singular pursuit and the Beast being more of a group thing).

6. You can get all competitive, if you want. The Beast organizers offer a timing option. I’m not sure why anyone would want to be timed because you can’t control the backup at obstacles (and other variables), but if you’re into beating the clock (or your friends)…it’s an option for you.

If you want more information on the race…or on Krauza’s Krazies, feel free to email me at zipdang22 at aol dot com (spelled out to avoid those dang spammers!). I’d love you have you on the Krazie train!

* Here is a GoPro video one of my Krazie teammates (Jon Wolff) made of the event in which you can see many of the obstacles …and if you watch closely you’ll see the husband an I taking on the half pipe (2:54 mark). I basically ran like hell and threw my arms up and the guys on top yanked me up onto the platform (tip: Recruit some tough guys for your team). Yeah…you can find us where the party’s at.

* Here is a blog & slideshow that another teammate — Captain Eloise — put together -- she and her sister (Beauty & Beasts team captain) had rival teams. We had a lot of fun teasing each other in the months leading up to the event. Read all about it here and here.

* Here are XXX photos from GoErie’s kick@#$ Street View team.

And, finally, here are my photos from the event in a completely unorganized manner (sorry…you know I have no patience to put these all in order, right?):

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Her Times 5K – 26 days away!

By | September 8, 2014 9:36 am | 0 Comments


Heads up: There are just 27 days until the Her Times women’s 5K.

We’re all busy women and things sneak up on us even when we know they are coming, like the first day of school and Thanksgiving. So here’s a heads-up: There are just 27 days until the Her Times women’s 5K at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Rotary Pavilion at Presque Isle State Park.

If you haven’t registered yet, do it now at It’s just $17 ($12 for the race, $5 for a shirt) until Sept. 19.

If you haven’t started training, it’s not too late! No, 27 days is not enough time to go from the couch to running a 5K, but it’s plenty of time to go from the couch to walking a 5K (3.1 miles). Start walking 20 minutes every day for a week, add 10 minutes to your daily walks every week and by race day, you should be up to 3 miles.

Yes, you can walk. Lots of women do. You can also run, jog or do a combination of jogging and walking. Whatever gets you to the finish line will work.

Why should you? We asked some of the past Her Times 5K participants:

“This is one of the only opportunities for women to come out and support each other through fitness. It’s a no-pressure event, and it’s tons of fun. Last year was my first 5K ever, and it was awesome.” — Carol Dabrowski, 26, Lawrence Park

“My friend talked me into trying the Her Times 5K three years ago (I was never a runner). Since then, I’ve run two half marathons! This year, I convinced my sister to come from Ohio to do the Her Times 5K with me.”  — Shannon Slimich-Primavere, 38, Union City

“My twin sister (Lisa Bannister of Erie) and I have been doing the Her Times 5K for four years. It’s really great to see so many ladies together, cheering for each other.” — Lori Bannister-Kavala, 35, Ashtabula, Ohio

“I participate in the Her Times 5K every year and encourage all my friends to do the same. The super positive atmosphere of this 5K is like no other. At the Her Times 5K, every finisher is treated like the winner she is.” — Rhonda Berlin, 41, Millcreek.

“Her Times was my first 5K in 2012. Now, I’ve completed in dozens of 5Ks and mud runs. Her Times is great for women of all ages and abilities.” — Beth Ann Wallace, 33, Conneautville

“I did the Her Times race for the first time last year with my daughter and stepdaughters. It was a very empowering and emotional experience. It was great to see so many women supported by their families and loved ones. I told my daughters that it wasn’t all that long ago that women weren’t even allowed to run in a road race and now, we have one that is just for us! I’m honored to be a part of it.” — Sherry Beckwith Chamberlain, 38, Findley Lake, N.Y.

“My mom and I ran the Her Times 5K last year for something to do together. It was the first 5K for both of us. I’ve done three more races since and I’m training for a 10K. I encourage all women to try this race because it’s such a supportive and positive environment. The Saturday morning training sessions at the beach are helpful to those who have never run before (see sidebar). I’m hooked on running now!” — Amy Bacon, 40, Girard

“When I did my first Her Times 5K in 2012, I signed up and trained alone.I was new to running and didn’t really have any running friends yet. It didn’t matter though, it was like I had 500 friends when I got to the race. The women were all very friendly and the fact that it was just women made it less intimidating for me. I highly recommend the race to any woman of any age or fitness level.” — Jen Kelly, 40, Harborcreek

You can be like them. You can be one of us. Just sign up!


Her Times 5K -VITAL INFO

Saturday, Oct.4

Rotary Pavilion (between beaches 6 & 8)

Presque Isle State Park

Women’s race before Sept. 20 – $17

Women’s race after Sept. 20 – $20

Free baby-sitting, for those who sign up, will be provided for runners registered by Sept. 19. Number and ages of children should be submitted with your entry form.

Kids race before Sept. 19 – free

Kids race after Sept. 19 – $5

Register online for free at: or download an application at (click on “regional events calendar”)

Race proceeds benefit the Girl Scouts Western Pa.

Things I found — 9/4/14

By | September 4, 2014 2:05 am | 0 Comments

Worth reading

5 Ways Running Makes us Better Parents. I know this (below) is true for me:

“Parenting can be lonely or challenging. The more you have people around to support you, teach you, challenge you, show you, talk with you, laugh with you, and love you, the easier things will be.”

If you can master the art of running negative splits, you’ll have a huge advantage over 90% of your competition in races. Here’s how to finish strong.

Like to go long…really long? Heed Hal Koerner’s ultrarunning commandments.

While it’s not really practical for long distance runners, I assure you it works: A Call For a Low-Carb Diet that Embraces Fat


T-shirt of the Week


75 pounds lost…and counting: Non smoker turned runner

By | September 3, 2014 10:07 am | 0 Comments

Editor’s note: I “met” Mary when I posted a question on the Her Times 5K Facebook page asking women to tell me why other women should try the HT5K. Mary wrote me a sweet note and told me a little bit about her journey. I sent her some more questions so I could share her story with you in hopes it might inspire you or someone you know. 

 before after

Before                                                                                                Now

As often happens, Mary Krysiak, 34, of Erie, gained weight when she stopped smoking in November of 2012, topping out at 287 pounds. But, unlike most ex-smokers who accept the extra pounds as the price of healthier lungs, Krysiak decided to take charge of her own health.

The catalyst? An unflattering photo of herself that was taken the summer after she quit smoking.

“I saw a picture of myself and I didn’t like what I saw,” she said. “I decided to take charge of my own life. I didn’t want to get surgery or take pills or any of that. I wanted to do it myself, so I started walking, biking.”

She joined the YMCA in November 2013 – her one-year anniversary of going smoke-free.

“A friend at work told me that it takes a year for your body to adjust to not smoking, so I decided to wait until the year market and then join the YMCA.”

Since then, Krysiak has lost 75 pounds and is now down to 212 pounds. She’s run a 5K, a 10K and completed a triathlon!

I talked with Krysiak about her experience and what the future holds for her (hint: the big 26.2 is on her to-do list!)

How did you start when taking charge of your health? I joined the YMCA and found out that they have coaches there, so I signed up. While I was working there with my coach, they started a program that was kind of like “The Biggest Loser” competition. You had to fill out an application & everything. I didn’t think I’d get in, but I had an interview and they picked me. That made all the difference in the world… to talk a dietician and have trainers there for you at any time. I ended up finishing in 2nd place, having lost 22 percent of my body weight.

What is the farthest you’ve run so far? 6.6 miles.

What race distances have you accomplished so far? I have ran a 5K and 10K, my next goal is a half marathon (13.1 miles). I have also done a triathlon.

What is your workout routine like now? I like to do weights 3 days a week and cardio 5 days.

How often do you workout? Right now, I work out 5 days a week. When I hit my goal weight of 190, then I plan to go down to 3 days to maintain.

Did you make any changes to your diet? How so? My diet before was mainly red meat, carbs, and lots of bread. I never used to eat vegetables and rarely ate fruit. Now, I have increased my fruits and vegetables intake to several a day and bread has been decreased. I also eat fish and try to substitute turkey for hamburger, etc.

What was your highest weight? 287

What is your current weight? 212

What is your goal weight? 190

What is your current running pace? 12 minute miles

Why running? Did you start walking, then progress to running? What made you start running?

I think that running is very effective and it gives me my “me” time. I started to run because when I was doing the YMCA Challenge, they told me that we were going to have a run clinic and I wanted to be able to run. I started to train by walking and running a little. Then, I just progressed into all running. I never thought I would run a mile let alone 10….nor did I ever dream I’d actually want to run a half marathon!

Do you have any support — a dog or friends or family you run with or who encourage you? My trainer Erica ran my first mile with me and always believed in me, even when I didn’t. Now, I usually run by myself. I have awesome friends and family that have been behind me all the way and encourage me all of the time. I am a nurse at the Erie Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center and my patients actually encourage me daily. They have all been a great support system for me.

What is your dream race and/or a bucket list item that you want to complete? My short-term dream is a half marathon. My long-range dream is a marathon.

How do you reward yourself? With my hair. If I reach a goal, I usually do something with my hair to treat myself. When I do, I walk into a salon and tell them do whatever they want, then it’s a surprise even to me.

What do you want people to know about losing weight? That it well worth the hard work and dedication. Also, it starts with one step. Just start moving and if you fall, get back up and start again. It’s worth it to be healthy. I really had no idea that I didn’t feel good before, but now I know because now I feel great!

Inspired, ladies? Good! Sign up for the Her Times 5K!


Bull Dam Trail Run results & photos

By | September 3, 2014 1:53 am | 0 Comments

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More than 100 people headed out to North East on Sunday, August 31 for the 2nd annual Bull Dam Trail Run. Looks like the participation numbers were pretty evenly split between the 5K & 10K options.

Complete results can be found here.

Lots of photos (I think taken by Pat Krott) can be seen here.