Rainbow Ride

A Rainbow Ride is scheduled to kick off a weekend of Pittsburgh Pride next week. It’s being led by cycling group Flock of Cycles.

Ballou Skies fundraiser

Many of the incredible friends and acquaintances of mine from the Pittsburgh Triathlon Club are apart of this wonderful triathlon team, Ballou Skies, which works to raise awareness of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. In 2011, the group raised more than $60,000. One of their fundraisers is a 2-mile walk and fun-run at North Park on June…

The Weekly Boat: Baltimore

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,…

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.

Sunday Sunrise

Sunrise at Old Faithful, courtesy of the Department of Interior.

#picsofsteel

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…