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New Year’s Day 5-miler Thursday

By | December 30, 2013 6:58 pm | 0 Comments


Don’t forget about the ERC’s  New Year’s Day 5 mile race on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Rotary Pavilion at Presque Isle State park. This is  the 2nd event in Winter Series WINTER SERIES: The ERC New Year’s Day 5-mile race is the second event in the series. To qualify for… View Article

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ERC Snowflake 5K set for Saturday

By | December 10, 2013 6:57 am | 0 Comments


If the weather forecast is right, the ERC Snowflake 5K will live up to its moniker on Saturday. The race starts at 10 a.m. in front of the Rotary Pavilion. Note, however, that the pre- and post-race festivities (and day of race registration) will be held at Cabin #2 in the Waterworks Area at Presque… View Article

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ERC Blast from the past

By | December 4, 2013 9:22 am | 0 Comments


  ERC runner Tom Twohig showed me this photo someone had found at an Erie garage sale and I just had to share it with all of you. This was about the time my own parents were running, but I don’t see them here. Course…neither of them were very fast, so… Who knows the history… View Article

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ERC pavilion going up!

By | November 6, 2013 6:04 am | 0 Comments


Say hello to the Erie runners club new Pavillion !! Joe Dobrich, Erie runner and owner of Dobrich Electric & Service, posted this photo & comment on his Facebook page today. This Erie Runners Club Beach No. 1 shelter is going up! (Big shout out to Joe who is overseeing — and I believe donating… View Article

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Can you endure?

By | October 16, 2013 7:20 pm | 0 Comments


How many times can you run around this pond (and a little more) in 12 hours? Find out on Saturday during the Presque Isle Endurance Classic. The event starts Saturday morning at 6:30 a.m. and ends at 6:30 p.m. and the course is simple — it’s a 1-mile loop that starts and finishes in front… View Article

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Beach No. 1 mile markers – run a 5K any day

By | September 25, 2013 1:38 am | 0 Comments


Have you noticed the new permanent wooden mile markers at Beach No. 1? Thanks to the Erie Runner Club, now you can go do a 5K any day! The ERC decided to get the 5K course certified after the parked moved the road (after the Stull Center). Mike Vierya certified the course and Rick Godzwa… View Article

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News & notes: Bull Dam run, Erie Marathon, TNRL and more

By | August 28, 2013 1:53 am | 0 Comments


A few random running news & notes: Bull Dam run is Sunday Sunday morning (9 a.m.) is the 2nd annual Hitting the Trails run at Eaton Reservoir (Bulls Dam), 10021 Ashton Rd, North East, PA 16428. The race director is offering both a 5K course and a 10K (more challenging, more trail) course. Here are… View Article

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Looking for running buddies?

By | July 17, 2013 1:04 am | 0 Comments


This is my circle of speed work running friends after a recent night of too many 400s to count (I totally lose track, so I need all of them to remind me what number we are on). For many of us, running with other people gets us much faster and further than we ever would… View Article

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ERC breaks ground on pavilion project

By | June 24, 2013 5:25 am | 0 Comments


The Erie Runners Club broke ground on the beach no. 1 picnic pavilion on Saturday morning before the Run for Shelter 5K. According to ERC President David Comi, the pavilion will be up and running in just 90 days, hopefully by labor day. The indoor- outdoor facility can be used year round, for races and… View Article

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A triple dog 5K dare

By | June 19, 2013 1:07 am | 0 Comments


In the mood for a 5K, you can get your fill this wekeend with three 5Ks in as many days. Friday, June 21 (6 p.m.)  — The Fun Run in the Sun 5K in Harborcreek Community Park benefits Habitat for Humanity and offers a post-race picnic. $20 day of race. Application here. Saturday, June 22 (9… View Article

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