Ellis Island is the country’s most popular point of entry for immigrants. You know what’s the second point? Baltimore. As one of the country’s major seaports, more than 30 million tons of cargo pass through its waterways annually. The Harbor shifted into a cultural and tourist destination in the 1970’s, and according to Visit Baltimore,…
Month: May 2013
Fun in the Sun(rise)
Another gem from the Department of the Interior today, taken at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in Colorado.
Sunrise at Old Faithful, courtesy of the Department of Interior.
Summer nights: Joshua Tree
Beautiful photo on the DOI’s Tumblr earlier this week, taken at Joshua Tree National Park.
Running a half marathon teaches you a lot of things. One thing I learned this this year was not to dump water on your head when you’re running with your iPhone which your relying on to shoot video and photos. I digress. All told, the UPMC Health Plan Half Marathon was everything I hoped it…
On the Ground: Your Pittsburgh Marathon Neighborhood Correspondents
This year, I’ve had the awesome opportunity to be a neighborhood correspondent for the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. Not only has this given me a chance to see the other side of a running event that’s become a staple of my year, it’s also introduced me to some of the best bloggers in the…
Co-Opping some Marathon Munchies
If there is anything we love to do here at Rise and Tide more so then being outside, it’s eating (you can imagine our joy when we can EAT OUTSIDE.) The Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon is running a “Munchies with the Marathon” program with many local restaurants to offer specials, events and promotions…
At the GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health and Fitness Expo, runners participating in any of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon events can find their name in the above photo.
Half marathoning, Pittsburgh-style
For anyone who’s toed the starting line of a race, you face the question – asked by yourself or your family when you are trying to squeeze in a workout after brunch – of “why do this?” Why get up super early on a weekend, go run a specific distance that’s probably going to hurt…