Posts tagged QUAD

Pamela McCormick — mom on a mission

   July 30, 2012 8:28 am    0

  Her name is synonymous with winning — Quad games, triathalons, duathlons and more. In Pittsburgh, Erie’s Pamela McCormick finished second among women and 28th overall in the International Distance Triathlon Sunday. It included a600-meter swim in the Allegheny River, a 20K bike race through Pittsburgh and a 5K run along the Allegheny River. McCormick, 39, continues her dominance…


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It’s a natural — Lake Erie LifeStyle arrives

   February 26, 2012 4:28 am    0

If you’re looking for ways to get back to nature, we have a lot of them in this month’s issue of Lake Erie LifeStyle. If you don’t have a home-delivered copy of the Sunday TImes-News, you can catch up on nature’s way right here. Meteorologist Rob Wilson installed solar panels and so did a host of…


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Walking backwards — a treadmill trick?

   January 5, 2012 5:08 am    0

Yes, I had to try it. Like everyone else, I’ve read about this for years, and I tried it once last year, along with running barefoot on the treadmill. I did master the barefoot thing, but backwards was not for me. Until today. I’ve been a treadmiller for 15 years, and I needed something fresh,…


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Welcome to October Her Times!

   October 2, 2011 8:34 am    0

After a banner outing with all the women involved in the Her Times 5K yesterday (click here for results), we followed up with our October issue of Her Times in today’s newspaper. It’s full of terrific articles and thanks to everyone for your emails and support! Make sure to give Debbie DeAngelo’s story a read…


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Allergy season hits hard

   October 1, 2011 4:03 am    1

I dodged the bullet on allergies most of this year, but I am paying for it these past few days. Sneezing and itchy-red eyes are my enemy today. I just took a dose of Allegra, which doesn’t always work. So now I am scanning the list of meds at One of the few things…


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Her Time 5K: Run, ladies, run …

   September 28, 2011 10:36 am    0

The Her Times race is Saturday at the Rotary Pavilion on Presque Isle, and the Her Times staff will be there to root on the more than 800 — that’s right 800 women who will be running for fun, for good health and for private reasons that often inspire me. Congratulations and a huge thanks…


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Thank you, Tom Doyle

   September 12, 2011 4:43 am    2

Every once in a while, folks pass in and out of your life and make an impact so profound that it surprises you. Tom Doyle is one of those people. I knew Tom many years ago and lost touch, but he called me in the spring and told me that he had followed my writing…


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QUAD kids Swim report

   April 13, 2010 12:59 pm    0

The first event of the Highmark QUAD Kids’ events — the swim — was held on Sunday. (I wrote about QUAD Kids in a previous post) I was nervous about how my daughters were going to handle the competition. Lauren — the one with all the energy — hates any type of formal exercise and…


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Get the kids moving (and you, too)

   March 23, 2010 8:01 am    0

Photo courtesy of MARK BOWEN STUDIO Check out today’s post over at my Runner’s Notes blog for information on a really fun family fitness event — the Highmark QUAD – that your entire family can participate in because they now offer kid’s divisions. And…for the record…yes, there are competitive, uber-fit, ultra-sleek triathletes at these events,…


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