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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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Just Write 31 ~ Winners

By | October 8, 2013 1:58 am | 0 Comments


In 2005,  shortly after developing and launching Her Times magazine at the Erie Times-News, I said to my boss: “You know what we should do some day? A woman’s 5K. Just for women. Encourage them to get fit and run or walk it. We could run a story and a training schedule in the magazine…. View Article

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Monday Motivation: Stronger together

By | October 7, 2013 1:29 am | 0 Comments


Much more to come on this story, my friends.

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Her Times 5K results & photos

By | October 6, 2013 6:25 pm | 0 Comments


Me (in the green shirt in forefront) with an airhorn in hand…ready to start the race! Oh, where to start? There’s so much to say/cover/reflect on…. and, well, friends, it’s late Sunday night and it’s not looking good for me to put together a profound blog post, so let’s just go with a straight results… View Article

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Spoke to soon: Her Times late registration fee is $15

By | October 1, 2013 4:57 am | 0 Comments


My bad. I wasn’t thinking when I announced a $10 registration fee for late registrants for the Her Times 5K. I was thinking I’d give the discount because we’re out of shirts and, frankly, it’s easier to deal with nice round figures on race day morning. But, my timing guy pointed out to me that… View Article

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What I did instead of Just Writing

By | October 1, 2013 4:52 am | 0 Comments


This week’s “Just Write” was preempted by Her Times race preparations:  

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Her Times 5K News & notes (Important/helpful stuff here!)

By | September 30, 2013 1:18 pm | 0 Comments


Wow! We have over 800 women registered for the Her Times 5K! This is going to be our biggest race yet!!! A few notes: * The race is Saturday at 8 a.m. We WILL start on time, so plan accordingly (the park will be down to one-lane of slow moving traffic, so plan accordingly…I’d plan… View Article

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Just Write 27 — Sole sisters

By | August 13, 2013 1:05 am | 0 Comments


I’m driving down the Bayfront Connector at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. It’s a gorgeous summer day in the mid 70s—plenty warm, but not too hot. I’m admiring the bright blue skies and big, white puffy clouds, when I realize there’s a friend in the car behind me. I’m certain it’s Carol. She’s hauled me down this… 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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Get ready to run the Her Times 5K

By | July 9, 2013 1:36 am | 0 Comments


In Sunday’s issue of Her Times magazine (in home delivered issues of the Erie Times-News), I  interviewed two women who have pledged to lose 50 lbs. each (a combined total of 100 lbs.) by this year’s Her Times 5K. They’re well on their way with each of them having lost 30 lbs. already! Get Ready… View Article

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