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ERC gets page 1 ink

By | March 28, 2014 4:24 am | 0 Comments


Every morning before I go downstairs to exercise or go out to run, I glance at the front page of the morning newspaper and this made me smile big this morning: A page 1 story about the ERC pavilion project. I love the headline and it’s so nice to see this awesome project finally get… View Article

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ERC St. Patrick’s Day Distance Festival Results & photos

By | March 16, 2014 4:16 pm | 0 Comments


More than 700 participated in the ERC’s St. Patrick’s Day Distance Festival this weekend — 452 in the 5K, 256 in the 10K and 10 in the 2 mile walk. It was cold, but the roads were clear (some puddle-dodging required) and there was no precipitation falling…that’s about as good as it gets in Erie… View Article

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Random running news

By | March 7, 2014 1:48 am | 0 Comments


St. Pat’s Packet Pickup If you’re registered for the St. Patrick’s Day distance festival race on March 15 and you want to pick up your packet and timing chip early, you can do so on Friday, March 14 at the Beach No. 1 pavilion from 1 to 7 p.m. Note, though, that the race is… View Article

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Today is last day to register for ERC Winter Series

By | February 28, 2014 5:10 am | 0 Comments


From the ERC: Today is the last day to register online for St. Pats to qualify for the winter series premium, it is a beach towel this year.  The order will go in on Monday and due to the expense of the item we will not order more then applications that are completed by today.  If you… View Article

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Sneak preview: Mother’s Day 5K shirts

By | February 25, 2014 1:18 am | 0 Comments


I got a sneak preview of the design for this year’s ERC Mother’s Day 5K shirts. Check it out: Shirts will be purple this year. Registration is now open! Cost is $17 before April 30th ($20 after) and kids 12 and younger are just $10 ($15 after 4/30).  Note that there is no additional fee… View Article

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Free 5K for ERC members

By | February 19, 2014 6:05 am | 0 Comments


Did you know that Erie Runners Club members can do the Poker Run 5K on Saturday, April 19 for FREE!  Haven’t renewed your ERC membership? You can do so here. Cost is $15 individual or $20 for a family membership. Not sure if you are a member? You can check here. Membership in the Erie… View Article

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You’ll flip for ERC Valentine’s Day Race (Feb. 9)

By | January 22, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments


Chocolate candy flip flops from Dan Albaugh, race director for the Erie Runners Club’s annual Valentine Prediction Run & Walk (Sunday, Feb. 9), typically tries to pick an unusual premium (hey, it’s not easy to entice runners to race in February!) and this year he’s picked what I predict will be a winner with… View Article

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Peek inside the shelter

By | January 20, 2014 1:26 am | 0 Comments


I recently got a sneak peek inside the picnic shelter that the Erie Runners Club is building at Beach No. 1 at Presque Isle State Park. The “inside” part is a kitchen, with it’s own separate fireplace. It’s a work in progress (thanks to ERC member and building contractor, Joe Dobrich, who, along with his… View Article

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ERC (and more) news & notes

By | January 10, 2014 1:28 am | 0 Comments


Random notes from/about the Erie Runners Club: Spring 1/2? Are you interested in a no-frills spring half marathon? Jim Lang from Big White Trailer timing is trying to gauge interest in an event. On Sunday, March 23, 2014, I’m looking for interest in a revival of the TNRL Spring Half. Weekend after St. Pat’s on… View Article

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ERC New Year’s Day 5-Mile race results

By | January 1, 2014 3:46 pm | 0 Comments


Nearly 300 runners kicked their 2014 racing season off on Wednesday at the Erie Runners Club’s New Year’s Day 5-Miler. Thanks to a generous dumping by the lake effect snow machine all day Tuesday, there were several inches of snow along the course. Say what you want about snow, but at least it’s easier to… View Article

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