Dedication Week, Day 2: Tracey

We continue with our week of posts dedicated to my favorite jean-wearing joggers.

If you’ve been paying attention, you all know about Tracey and her blog, Stride and Joy. Let’s face it, it is tough being a running blogger – mainly because there are 50 bazillion of them all doing and writing about the exact same thing in pretty much the exact same way. I feel strongly that Tracey’s “hook” isn’t her race streak (although it IS incredible) but, rather, it is that never – not once – has she ever taken herself or her running too seriously. Every week, she laughs at herself and her love/hate relationship with running and permits us to laugh along with her.

In the 52 races she ran in 52 weeks in 2012, she has had numerous opportunities to scope out jean-wearing runners and boy did she come through for us.

The first couple picture ever seen here at snapped during her race #21:

And then this cutie caught post-race #32:

Then the AWESOME time that she and her husband, Andrew, ran IN JORTS – an even cuter couple picture than the one seen earlier (race #37):

And these two new photos taken during races #50 and #52.



And then, proving his jort radar is finely tuned, Andrew captures this guy kickin’ it in jorts as he was driving down the road:


The best thing about Tracey and Andrew? They are coming to Pittsburgh to run the Pittsburgh Marathon!! Won’t you join them?

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  1. OMG! Haha. Jill, you totally rock. This is SO sweet of you. Very excited for May!! 🙂

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