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Anne Greenawalt
a fusion of creative writing and competitive sports with a twist of feminist intent.
a fusion of creative writing and competitive sports with a twist of feminist intent.
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They Tell Me I'm a Water Not a Land Animal
It’s good to have goals , but sometimes I don’t reach them: another running injury [patellofemoral pain syndrome/chondromalacia patellae a.k.a. runner’s knee] prevented me from running for most of the winter and spring. Running Disappointments I did success...

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My Winter/Spring 2017 Training and Race Schedule
2017 Winter/Spring Training Schedule Monday: strength training , swimming Tuesday: rest Wednesday: strength training , running Thursday: swimming Friday: strength training , running Saturday: swimming + wildcard Sunday: running + wildcard I adjust this depe...

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My Winter/Spring 2017 Training and Race Schedule
2017 Winter/Spring Training Schedule Monday: strength training , swimming Tuesday: rest Wednesday: strength training , running Thursday: swimming Friday: strength training , running Saturday: swimming + wildcard Sunday: running + wildcard I adjust this depe...

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Interview with Holly Maitland-McKenna: "I Take My Time and Enjoy the Adventure"
Holly Maitland-McKenna paused at the shallow end of the Penn State Harrisburg pool to speak with one of her many visitors. She wore a rash guard over a swim suit and her chlorinated, goggle-marked eyes looked tired. At that point, she had been swimming for ...

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Interview with Beth Lehr: Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor Who Never Stops Learning
About three years ago, after I finished a five-mile run on the treadmill at the West Shore YMCA, I sat in the calisthenics area to stretch my legs while one of the fitness instructors hung straps from the ceiling beside me. I asked if I was in her way. She ...

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How Running a Marathon Nearly Broke My Heart (and My Ankle, Too)
The morning after my first marathon, I could barely walk. This wasn’t just muscle soreness. This felt like I had a dagger lodged and twisted in each of my Achilles tendons. I walked from the parking lot to my office building by picking up one foot at a time...

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On Negative Splitting My First Marathon
I never thought I’d run a marathon because I never wanted to. But I enjoyed training for the half marathon so much I thought, why not? So now I’m a marathoner – Harrisburg Marathon 2016. Still smiling 26+ miles later. It was freezing before the race – liter...

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My 1st (Pseudo) Fastpacking Adventure on the Appalachian Trail
My 1st Solo Pseudo Fastpacking Adventure on the AT I ran 23+ miles from Mechanicsburg to Pine Grove Furnace on the AT by myself with only my 5 L hydration pack. I stayed there overnight and ran back the next morning. I hiked where I couldn't run because of ...
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