Training For The Farm To Fork Fondo Hills

Although I have one more race on my spring calendar, I’m turning my attention to cycling and getting ready for the Pennsylvania Dutch Farm to Fork Fondo on July 29. We had so much fun last year, we signed up early this year. We even booked a room at the rustic Manor View Inn again because the across-the-road convenience and country hospitality definitely outweighed the bare-bones amenities. 

I’m going back for another whoopie pie! 
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While I loved the  whole event and particularly enjoyed the farm-fresh food at the rest stops, I have not forgotten how tough those Lancaster hills were.

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April Showers, Flowers, And Runfessions

I don’t usually punctuate blog post titles, but when I do, I use an Oxford comma. I’ve always been prone to include that last comma in a list, and this recent court decision will keep me punctuating. It also shows there is no such thing as too much attention to detail when you’re a lawyer.  Now that I’ve gotten through my nerdfessions, let’s move on to the Runfessions that Marcia encourages us to make every month.

April Runfessions

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My Best-Paced GW Parkway Classic Race Recap

The GW Parkway Classic was my fourth race of 2017, and came after two back-to-back, week-long, international business trips. Although I didn’t workout much when I was in Seoul and didn’t really have issues with jet lag, I was tired. For once I heeded my body and took it easy the week leading up to this race. Maybe that’s why I ended up with my best-paced GW Parkway Classic ever.

2017 GW Parkway Classic Race Recap

18th in my AG! That’s a surprise.

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Five Reasons I Love The GW Parkway Classic

This weekend I am running my fourth race of 2017 — the GW Parkway Classic. This race always takes priority when I am planning my spring race calendar, although I did miss it a few times when I was injured–and once for a friend’s wedding. I would love for you to run it with me some time, so I’m going to tell you five reasons I love the GW Parkway Classic. 

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A Few Days In Seoul

Last week I went to Asia for the very first time. Although I was gone for a week (Monday through Friday), because of the time change I only had a few days in Seoul. It was jam-packed with business meetings, so I didn’t see any tourist sights, but I got a taste of the culture.

A Few Days In Seoul
Since this trip came on the heels of my business trip to Copenhagen, I begged my firm to let me fly business class. While I won’t be able to hold a grudge against United for long, I was glad to be flying on Delta!  Continue reading

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