2017 Running Trip – Day 1 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Year 6. Let the annual running trip commence. After months of planning for the trip, it’s always nice to jump right in and begin to navigate the route. This year’s route begins in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and ends in Portland, Maine, with stops in between at Brooklyn, Manhattan, Providence, Cape Cod and Boston. Over the week,…

2017 Running Trip Preview – The Northeast

In 2012, I turned 30, had my first mid-life crisis, and decided to run 60+ miles over the course of eight days in eight states. The annual running trip now enters its sixth year, and I am delighted to have my pal Ross Roti by my side throughout the trip as we travel the Northeast…

7.1 Miles in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania With Kristy Brown

Hello, and welcome to Pittsburgh, AKA the City of Bridges (446 to be exact!), the Steel City, Steel Town USA, Sixburgh, Blitzburgh, Home of Heinz Ketchup, Mister Rogers’ (actual) Neighborhood, Three Rivers, Yinzers, City of Champions, and America’s Most Livable City! I know a lot of people still think Pittsburgh is dirty and polluted, and…

Day 5 – A Beautiful 8.04 Miles in Pittsburgh

Prior to leaving for this trip, I mentioned that I was most excited about visiting Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It did not disappoint. I’ve spent much time in Pittsburgh through my travel with Phi Delta Theta and it has become one of my favorite cities for a variety of reasons. During my first visit to Pittsburgh, I…