2017 Harrisburg Marathon Race Review

Ooops I did it again! I ran another marathon a week after my last one but I promise I had a (sort of) good reason! More on that in a minute… But first, the race recap. Race Date: November 12, 2017 Time: 5:02:59 Weather: COLD! 20s-30s but partly sunny and no wind Course: Mostly flat with a […]

2017 Ridgway Turkey Trot Marathon Race Review

Race Date: November 5, 2017 Time: 4:02:59 Weather: mid-upper 40s, on-and-off wind and rain Course: Flat and scenic rails-to-trails course Run Again: Yes! Before I dive into the race review, I must point out that there is some backstory to the buildup to this race (as in everyone in my family was sick in the week before the race […]

The Wild Savedges take on the Kinzua Country Tango

When we first moved to Warren, PA, we learned that the town is home to a rather unique race – the Kinzua Country Tango. The Tango is it’s known in these parts is part triathlon, part adventure race, and part bada$$ fun. This year, my husband, 14-year-old daughter, and I decided to take it on. […]

2017 Pittsburgh Marathon Race Review

Race Date: May 7, 2017 Time: 4:31:12 Weather: mid-upper 40s and SUNNY Course: One mega-hill; several rolling hills Run Again: Yes. Maybe. Race Recap: In the week leading up to this race, I have to admit I was dreading it. And questioning my own sanity. The weather forecast for Sunday was grim – low 40’s and rain, rain, rain. […]

2016 Philadelphia Marathon Race Review

Race Date: November 20, 2016 Time: 4:58:03 Weather: COLD and WINDY! Course: Rolling hills Run Again: Definitely Race Recap I went into the 2016 Philadelphia Marathon with some personal drama swirling in my life (my car broke down in Philly rush hour traffic on Friday before the race and a building blizzard was threatening my […]

2016 Wineglass Marathon Race Review

Race Date: October 2, 2016 Location: Corning, NY Weather: Perfect (50’s and overcast with little to no wind) Course: A few slight inclines but for the most part flat or slightly downhill Run Again? Probably not. Race Recap: I have wanted to run the Wineglass Marathon for years. I have heard such good things about […]

2016 Buffalo Marathon Race Review

Race Date: May 29, 2016 Location: Buffalo, NY Weather: H.O.T.!! Course: Rolling Hills Run Again? Sure! There is just one word that could be used to describe the 2016 Buffalo Marathon. H.O.T. That race was hot, hot, brutally hot. Which is not something that you would expect in Buffalo, New York at any time of […]

2016 Flying Pig Marathon Race Review

Race Date: 05/01/2016 Time: 4:41:01 Weather: Hot and humid Course: In and around downtown Cincinnati Run Again: Probably not Race Recap: The Flying Pig is one of those races that almost every marathoner hears about at some point along the way. The race has a fantastic reputation for being well-organized and lots of fun, so […]

Publix Georgia Marathon – 2016 Race Review

Date: March 20, 2016 Time: 5:59.15 Weather: Chilly (40s) with gusty wind Course: (They should call it Hill-lanta) Run Again?: Nope Race Recap: Two things to keep in mind when reading this race review. First, this was my second marathon of the weekend, so it goes without saying that I didn’t have the freshest mindset […]