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Rambling Roads: Car Mirrors

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net Okay, what do car mirrors have to do with running? Hmm, perhaps this column needs to be retitled to Vehicle Mirrors. That phrase more aptly describes the content of November’s column. I can’t believe this road… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: October Treats

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net October’s treats delight the road athlete. These treats take many forms. Please note October’s treats are not all consumable items. Many October treats are visual. The daily road runner views the four seasons from the roadside…. Read More ›

Rambling Roads: Autumn’s Run

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net September 1 begins Meteorological Autumn. Weather organizations like the National Weather Service (NWS), in order to maintain more uniform weather records, use the time span from September 1 through November 30 for recording autumn weather data…. Read More ›

Rambling Roads: Running vs. Racing

by George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net I no longer run road races. The reason is simple. Three herniated back disc issues plus corrective surgery prompted my decision. My last serious road race was on Thanksgiving morning November 24, 2016. I did run… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: Virus Changes

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net The current coronavirus issue is similar to long-distance training. A runner trains diligently running the miles, staying fit while eating healthy. The goal is some distant race or running event. The runner is putting time, effort,… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: Virus Fears

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net A potent invisible virus has transformed our landscape. The United States went from impeachment news, a dwindling presidential primary, and a growing green spring season to a national shut-down crisis. This invisible virus moved freely and… Read More ›

Whose Olympics?

By Sal Citarella To readers of RG: I had thrown the original of this article together rather spontaneously, when the world-wide pandemic had not appeared quite so daunting and the fate of the 2020 Olympics was still in doubt. Now… Read More ›

The Thrill is Still There

By Sal Citarella I’ve been watching the Indoor Nationals on TV, along with my Best Bud, Jack Daniel’s, and it still gets to me. Indoor track is special; it’s personal, intimate and immediate. The sound of the crowd, the smell… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: Coyote Days

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net Coyotes are frequent visitors on my daily run. Hmm, maybe I need to rephrase that sentence. I’m a frequent visitor to the places coyotes roam. Coyotes are everywhere in Pennsylvania. Coyotes have found a great home… Read More ›