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@runningthekeystone

Pennsylvania Furnace, PA Raving since 2018 active 6 days, 13 hours ago

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Personal Bests (8)

Race Distance Location Date Result
39.3 Challenge Kennebunk, ME May 15, 2016 6:14:40
Marathon Bath, NY Oct 1, 2017 4:07:53
30K Allison Park, PA Mar 31, 2018 2:46:33
Half Marathon Hershey, PA Oct 16, 2016 1:45:16
10 Miler Baltimore, MD Jun 4, 2016 1:24:56
15K Altoona, PA 2017 1:16:48
10K Bethlehem, PA Oct 17, 2015 50:53
5K Altoona, PA Jul 4, 2016 23:06

Future Races (4)

Race Distance Location Date Paid
Marathon Bath, NY Sep 30, 2018
Half Marathon Hershey, PA Oct 21, 2018
Half Marathon Annapolis, MD Nov 10, 2018
Marathon Kiawah Island, SC Dec 8, 2018

Past Races (40)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
15K Altoona, PA Jul 4, 2018 1:20:03
Half Marathon South Fork, PA May 26, 2018 1:47:19
Half Marathon Frederick, MD May 6, 2018 1:48:39
30K Allison Park, PA Mar 31, 2018 2:46:33
Half Marathon Richmond, VA Nov 11, 2017 1:46:01
Half Marathon Hershey, PA Oct 15, 2017 1:47:09
Marathon Bath, NY Oct 1, 2017 4:07:53
Half Marathon Pittsburgh, PA May 7, 2017 1:50:59
Half Marathon Charlottesville, VA Apr 1, 2017 1:54:36
15K Altoona, PA 2017 1:16:48
Half Marathon Lewisburg, PA 2017 1:47:41
Half Marathon Annapolis, MD Nov 19, 2016 1:49:36
Marathon Arlington, VA Oct 30, 2016 4:31:22
Half Marathon Hershey, PA Oct 16, 2016 1:45:16
5K Altoona, PA Jul 4, 2016 23:06
10 Miler Baltimore, MD Jun 4, 2016 1:24:56
Marathon Kennebunk, ME May 15, 2016 4:20:40
39.3 Challenge Kennebunk, ME May 15, 2016 6:14:40
Half Marathon Kennebunk, ME May 14, 2016 1:54:00
Half Marathon Adamstown, PA Apr 16, 2016 1:46:28
Half Marathon New Holland, PA Apr 9, 2016 1:51:54
Marathon Rehoboth Beach, DE Dec 5, 2015 4:10:25
Half Marathon Annapolis, MD Nov 21, 2015 1:49:26
Half Marathon Bethlehem, PA Oct 18, 2015 1:52:48
10K Bethlehem, PA Oct 17, 2015 50:53
5K Bethlehem, PA Oct 17, 2015 25:07
Half Marathon Hollidaysburg, PA Oct 3, 2015 1:49:40
Half Marathon Annapolis, MD May 30, 2015 1:58:28
Marathon Gettysburg, PA Apr 26, 2015 4:28:09
Half Marathon New Holland, PA Apr 11, 2015 1:52:54
Marathon Arlington, VA Oct 26, 2014 4:48:24
Half Marathon Bird In Hand, PA Sep 6, 2014 1:59:17
Half Marathon State College, PA 2014 1:54:42
Marathon Cincinnati, OH 2014 4:51:59
Half Marathon Lewisburg, PA 2014 1:53:56
Half Marathon Annapolis, MD 2013 2:01:49
Half Marathon Philadelphia, PA 2013 2:13:19
10K Hershey, PA 2013 52:59
Half Marathon Allison Park, PA 2012 2:07:57
5K Pittsburgh, PA 2011 25:22

My Raves

Angie Gioisa 4th of July Memorial Race

Angie Gioisa 4th of July Memorial Race

The YMCA does a great job organizing this race. The volunteers are wonderful. The post-race food is plentiful and full of variety. The best part are definitely the popsicles! For … MORE

The YMCA does a great job organizing this race. The volunteers are wonderful. The post-race food is plentiful and full of variety. The best part are definitely the popsicles! For age group finishers, there is a nice medal. The three race distances is also a nice plus!

With this being a July race, more than likely it’s going to be hot. This year was no exception. The community and fire departments come out along the course to provide extra water and hoses to run through. The course is challenging with long gradual climbs and short downhills.

This was my third year and I still like this race better than the one where I live. It’s worth the 45 minute drive.

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Path of the Flood Historic Races

Path of the Flood Historic Races

This was my first time participating in this race. I signed up on the recommendation of 2 friends who ran it in 2017. It's a small town race, but offers … MORE

This was my first time participating in this race. I signed up on the recommendation of 2 friends who ran it in 2017. It’s a small town race, but offers 3 distances to suit any runner. The race is in its 5th year and this was the biggest yet. The half marathon boasts a course that is almost entirely downhill. There are a few small climbs, but nothing major. About 8 miles of the race is on a gravel rail trail surface and offers excellent shade. Despite a hot day, it was less intense. The last 3 miles are unshaded city streets, so that was tough but you were almost done. A neat aspect of the course is the old rail tunnel you run through. They line it with paperbag lanterns and it creates a neat experience. The tunnel is also 20-30 degrees cooler than outside temperatures so it’s a nice break.

The shuttle service was well-run before the race, parking is easy and the after party was nice with music and a free beer.

It was also neat to learn a bit of history. The course follows the path from South Fork to Johnstown of the 1889 Flood that killed more than 2,200 people. There’s a national memorial in South Fork, I’d recommend visiting to learn more.

With Johnstown being a city in poor a economic state, this was a feel good race in that you knew you were benefiting a community in need of economic activity. The race officials are very humble and thankful for the support of their race and community. I will definitely go back.

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Frederick Running Festival

Frederick Running Festival

I think this race was outstanding! Frederick didn't try to overdo it with gimmicks, crazy innovation, etc. It truly was a classic running festival with various distances, strong support, great … MORE

I think this race was outstanding! Frederick didn’t try to overdo it with gimmicks, crazy innovation, etc. It truly was a classic running festival with various distances, strong support, great medals and premiums, and a lovely course. If you’re looking for a nice midsize race with a small town feel, this is a great option. I am looking forward to returning for another go at it in the future!

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Just a Short Run

Just a Short Run

This is a great race to prep for a spring marathon. A lot of people use it in prep for Pittsburgh's Marathon in May. This was actually my very first … MORE

This is a great race to prep for a spring marathon. A lot of people use it in prep for Pittsburgh’s Marathon in May. This was actually my very first half back in 2012 and I did the 30K in 2018. It’s a small race, but the park you run around is lovely. You loop a lake and see lots of wildlife, including waterfowl and deer. The only drawback is it’s a looped course so for the 30k you see everything three times. However, I found it enjoyable. They have a great pace team, a nice and large medal, and it’s well organized!

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