What’s the Message?

By Sal Citarella I’ve always liked to ramble off the road. Whether it was Van Cortlandt Park in NYC, or South Mountain in MD or the Marin Headlands beyond the Golden Gate in CA, as long as there’s dirt under… Read More ›

Was I Dreaming?

By Sal Citarella As I lay in bed, I became aware of something warm and wet on my hand. Couldn’t be my wife; she was on the other side. Could the toilet have overflowed! I opened my eyes with a… Read More ›

The First Ladies of Running

By Peg Morrison In 1984 Joan Benoit won the first Women’s Olympic Marathon in convincing fashion. We all saw it on TV. However we all saw something slightly different, in keeping with our individual perspectives. Many saw “Joanie Benoit.” I… Read More ›

Running With My Dream Team

By Freddi Carlip Marty Cooksey…Julie Brown…Nancy Conz…Grete Waitz…Joan Benoit Samuelson…Lorraine Moller…Lynn Jennings…names that have passed my lips in reverent, awed tones. Some women dream of becoming the next Cindy Crawford or Claudia Schiffer. Not me (I’m too short anyway). I… Read More ›

November’s Outlook

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net November’s 30-day run begins on a Tuesday this year. We have reached autumn’s last month. A month where daylight is disappearing. Our daylight hours are shrinking. We welcome any and all daylight. Yet, we’re aware the… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: Autumn Runs

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net  Thursday, September 1 begins our meteorological autumn season. This seasonal time frame runs from September 1 through November 30. All autumn weather information is noted and recorded during this time. The past several years witnessed warm… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: Weather Tips

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net Summer 2022 is on a warm track in numerous regions across our vast country. The Greater Johnstown weather scene in late spring experienced some above average daily temperatures. Lunchtime or early afternoon running was nasty. A/C… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: On A June Run

By George A. Hancock runnergah@comcast.net Wednesday, June 1 begins meteorological summer. Weather forecasters and scientists use this date in order to maintain uniform weather records. Meteorological Summer runs from June 1 through August 31. Most individuals regard the Tuesday, June… Read More ›