30. 03. 2018

Late-bloomer running coach leaves no runner — and no funds — behind

Tweet Audrey Burgoon’s come-to-Jesus moment came at mile 18. It was her first marathon, in San Diego in 2006, and her training partner of four months had just hit the wall. Seeing him...

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20. 06. 2017

A different kind of runner’s high

Tweet As he lines up for Monday’s Boston Marathon, John Platt will feel the same jitters as every runner, plus a few of his own. Did I train hard enough? Will I make...

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09. 04. 2016

Chronic bowel disease doesn’t deter Pittsburgh runner

Tweet A love of running did not come naturally to Lauren Moran. If anything, the Baldwin native considered moving her legs forward in anything faster than a slow crawl as punishment — and...

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02. 03. 2016

After family members’ suicides, woman heals her emotional wounds through running

Tweet For months after her older brother Allan’s suicide in November 2002, Amy Jacobson was numb. It was as if the Maryland college student had fallen into a big black hole of nothingness...

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11. 03. 2013

Female runners self-defense: Stay aware

Tweet It was a beautiful, sunny day when Leah Yingling set out on June 15, 2010, for what she thought was going to be a routine three-miler on one of Johnstown’s most popular...

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01. 05. 2012

Soldier’s Story: A year in Afghanistan changes Lt. Col Chris Cieslak, and her family

Tweet This is the last in a series on Lt. Col. Chris Cieslak’s deployment to Afghanistan:   A bunch of red, white and blue balloons danced at the front door when Lt. Col....

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16. 01. 2011

Ohio hardware store owner hammers out prosperous life

Tweet KIDRON, Ohio — To the scores of tourists who travel to the sprawling but somehow-still-charming hardware store that put this tiny farming community on the map a half-century ago, Jay Lehman is...

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05. 10. 2010

Lily Dale can be a spooky place

Tweet LILY DALE, N.Y. — I like a good ghost story as much as the next gal, especially this time of year, when even the staunchest disbelievers hope to hear something go bump...

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15. 09. 2010

Ben Avon family turns home over to film crew; Proves to be insane yet exhilarating

Tweet A movie production crew set up shop inside the Ben Avon home of PG reporter Gretchen McKay (center) for the filming of “Riddle,” As someone who writes about homes, I’m usually the...

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14. 09. 2010

Adventure just around the bend on overnight kayak-canoe trip

Tweet BELLTOWN, Pa. — Every paddler has her moment when the only thing on her mind is placing her water shoes on dry land. For me, it came about five hours into the...

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