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Things I found — 4/3/14

By | April 3, 2014 1:21 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading 5 foam rolling mistakes to avoid. Glute activtion: 10 must-do exercises (Weak glutes are to blame for many common running ailments, including low back pain and knee and hip problems. Solid running advice for all of us from ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes.  (“Fail boldly. The more you take on, the more you will fail…. View Article

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Lake Erie Speedway to Be Overrun By Zombies

By | March 6, 2014 8:21 am | 0 Comments


Looks like I can finally spill the beans on this new event at the Lake Erie Speedway, as organizers just sent out this press release: Registration for Zombie Extreme and Zombie Black Ops races currently open The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce that The Zombie Run: Extreme and The Zombie Run: Black Ops… View Article

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Color run news

By | February 5, 2014 1:19 am | 0 Comments


Received this e-newsletter from the Color Run organizers. The Happiest 5k on the Planet is exploding into 2014 with a totally new tour! Imagine everything you love about The Color Run combined with even more happy goodness! Brand new race gear, more color, more music, exciting new course attractions… this is 5k magic like only The Color Run can do! Get ready… View Article

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Reminder: Jog ‘n Hog Discount Day is Sunday

By | January 31, 2014 1:55 am | 0 Comments


Don’t forget that if you’re planning to ….um….indulge in the Stanganelli’s Pepperoni Ball Jog ‘n Hog on June 14 that registration opens Sunday, February 2 (GroundHOG day) and you can get a $5 discount if you use the code: 2014SAVE5 (only good on Feb. 2). More details here.  

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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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Save $5 on Jog ‘n Hog registration

By | January 17, 2014 1:39 am | 1 Comment


Mark your calendars, the race directors of the annual Stanganelli’s Pepperoni Ball Jog ‘n Hog are once again offering a discount for those who sign up on the first day registration opens — February 2 — GroundHOG day, of course! On that day only, use promo code 2014SAVE5 to get $5 off your registration fee…. View Article

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Just Write 36 ~ A Christmas Story

By | December 17, 2013 1:46 am | 0 Comments


Do you? It started with a Facebook post as most things do with this group of running friends: “Hey, did you guys see they have a ‘virtual run’ option for the A Christmas Story run in Cleveland. We should do one here!” Responses began dinging in every few seconds: “I’m in!” “Let’s do it!” “Always… View Article

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Just Write 35 ~ Will run for beer

By | December 3, 2013 4:01 am | 0 Comments


Sunday afternoon when it seemed the rest of the world was putting up holiday decorations and Christmas trees (at least based on what everyone was posting on Facebook), 19 of us were running from a Harborcreek winery to a Lawrence Park tavern…for a beer tab necklace. The 3-mile downhill run was the first event in… View Article

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Get your glow on (save the date)

By | November 27, 2013 1:55 am | 0 Comments


Back in March, I told you about the newest “fun run” craze — the electric run .    Well, I just received word that Erie will be getting it’s own nighttime fun run called the Glow Run 5K on Sunday, May 25 (Memorial Day weekend). The event will be held at Penn State Behrend and… View Article

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5Ks all over this weekend

By | October 23, 2013 1:42 am | 0 Comments


You’ve got options this weekend with four 5Ks in the area: Friday — Twilight 5K Friday evening is the Twilight 5K at Penn State Behrend — a candlelight run through campus. Kids fun run starts at 6 p.m., 5K starts at 6:20 p.m. and 2-mile walk starts at 6:25 p.m.  Application and information here. Saturday… View Article

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