Category Archives: Running

Fun and Flurries: Snowmageddon 2015

This year, winter in Huntsville, Alabama has been rather uneventful. Then came Feb. 25 and 8.1″ of snow, the second snowiest in the city’s history, according to the National Weather Service. While the roadways were deserted, Huntsville neighborhoods were buzzing … Continue reading

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Uphill — off the bat

Seriously? My third 5K of the year was my worst to date. The first stretch was uphill. That about did me in right off the bat. Oh, the cramps! Don’t get me wrong. I really enjoyed participating in the second … Continue reading

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Off and running in 2014

After doing more races than ever in 2012, I fell off the running wagon in 2013,  participating in only one event. That event, however, the R-KIDS 5K to benefit HudsonAlpha’s childhood genetic disorders research inspired me, planting the seed for future races. … Continue reading

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Back in the race with the R-KIDS 5K

After running several 5Ks, a 10K, 15K and even a half marathon in 2012, I hadn’t participated in a single race this year. On Saturday, however, I threw caution, fear and insecurity to the wind and laced up for the … Continue reading

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The first ride

Since my running suffered a minor setback with a shin injury last week, I took a friend’s advice and hopped on my bike, which happens to be a very old bike. I got the Trek hybrid in 1991, within weeks … Continue reading

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Running on empty

It’s a New Year. That’s when we are supposed to be full of energy. Full of excitement. Full of promise and resolutions. Right now, I am full of… nothing. I am running on empty. That is a far cry from … Continue reading

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Runners say ‘I do’ during Huntsville Half Marathon

The 2012 Huntsville Half Marathon kicked off Saturday morning, but it wasn’t just another run for Arab residents Jessica Dobosz, 29, and Daniel Clanton, 27. The two exchanged wedding vows along the Aldridge Creek Greenway, right around mile 9. “We … Continue reading

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