New Year Run Challenge: Are You In?
New Year Run Challenge: Are You In? By Karen Hendricks January 1 might be the most exciting day of the year for Fred Joslyn. That’s because the New Year Run Challenge on January 1 combines “everything we want to embody at Fleet Feet Mechanicsburg: a fun event that’s com…Read More ›
Meet Fleet Feet Coach Renee Kolacek
Meet Fleet Feet Coach Renee Kolacek By Karen Hendricks Health issues have plagued Renee Kolacek nearly her entire life. But, you would never know it from her positive, outgoing personality and active lifestyle. At 38 years of age, she’s successfully managed: asthma, reconstr…Read More ›
Does Running Spark Joy?
Does Running Spark Joy? By Karen Hendricks “Does this spark joy?” That is the question organizational expert Marie Kondo encourages us to ask, as we attempt to organize our closets, and decide which items should stay—or go. We know that running is certainly sparki…Read More ›
Calling All Kids, 8-12: Join the Fleet Feet Kids Klub!
Calling All Kids, 8-12: Join the Fleet Feet Kids Klub! How the Kids Klub is Connecting Kids to Running, Around the World, and Now in Central PA by Karen Hendricks Betsy McCoy stopped by Fleet Feet Mechanicsburg for some running advice about three years ago. That one conversation set a c…Read More ›
Fleet Feet Running Club Spotlight
Fleet Feet Running Club Spotlight - Allison Hanna Fleet Feet Running Club is full of so many runners--veteran runners, novice runners, those trying to finish, those trying to run farther, those trying to run faster. We're so proud of all our FFRC participants, no matter where they are …Read More ›
Local Runner Conquers 7 Marathons on 7 Continents in 7 Days
Guest Blog - 7 Marathons on 7 Continents in 7 Days By Dan ReevesFebruary 7, 2017 I first heard about the Triple7Quest back in 2014 when I saw a post from the organizer of the event, Steve Hibbs, to the 50 States Club Facebook page looking for interested runners to register for the 2015 eve…Read More ›
Mind vs. Body - Reflections on Ultra Running
After a group run at Fleet Feet this past October, a group of us were standing around a camping stove making s’mores and discussing upcoming race plans. I half seriously said to the group “Hey, you should all run Devil Dog!” What I wasn’t expecting was for almost all …Read More ›
Reflections on Doha
This past summer, I received a congratulatory letter for qualifying for team USA to compete in the 50k World Championships in Doha, Qatar. It was a moment I had been anxiously waiting for since finishing the USATF 50k championship in 2nd place earlier this year. It was assumed I would make t…Read More ›
Race Week Recap
Race Week! As a coach, one of the most enjoyable times of the year is when our program participants have their goal race. This past weekend, there were approximately 50 Fleet Feet training program participants who competed in either the Hop Dash 5k in Harrisburg or the Steamtown Marathon …Read More ›