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Kids invited to Run-A-Muck at the Eastside Y

By | April 16, 2014 6:28 am | 0 Comments


The Eastside YMCA is hosting a mud run for kids. The Run-A-Muck obstacle event is scheduled for Saturday, May 24 at 10 a.m. Three levels of participation—hard, moderate, and easy—will make it challenging for kids from ages 4 to 13. The 1.5 mile course includes 15 obstacles. Don’t forget your camera: Spectators will be able… View Article

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A mudder for the kids

By | September 11, 2013 1:25 am | 0 Comments


The Eastside YMCA has put together a mini-mud run for kids ages 5 to 12 on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 1 p.m.. Check it out: Just like the adult counterpart, the Eastside Family Y’s Mini-Mudder will have kids working obstacles in the name of fitness and fun.  The 1-mile course will include a mud section, a… View Article

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Adventure Run Round up – Get your fun on

By | May 7, 2013 2:14 am | 0 Comments


So….a reader requested a list of area adventure & fun runs within a 2-hour driving distance and, I was like…sure, no problem. Then I spent like four hours compiling this list because there are so many! Who knew? Now we all do. Whatever trips your trigger (mud, color, girls-only, seriously tough, etc.), there’s a race… View Article

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Kids can try a tri in N.E.

By | May 6, 2013 1:40 pm | 0 Comments


The Fifth Annual North East Youth Triathlon will be held on June 1st at the North East Elementary Center. The race distances are based on age (see application) with ages 7-16 racing individually and ages 16-18 (and still in high school) in teams. Registration begins at 3:30 p.m., first race at 5:00. There will be… View Article

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Mother’s Day race inspiration: It’s a mother/daughter thing for this Millcreek family

By | May 6, 2013 6:07 am | 0 Comments


Mari Howells, center, and her daughters, Sofia & Elizabeth Viebranz. Mari Howells, of Millcreek, has run the ERC Mother’s Day run with her two daughters, Sofia and Elizabeth Viebranz, for the last four years, staring when Elizabeth was just 9 years old. “The 1st one in 2010 was so miserable–cold and very windy,” Mari said…. View Article

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Kids XC program starting

By | June 13, 2012 4:12 am | 0 Comments


MYAA (Millcreek Youth Athletic Association) is starting a cross-country program for kids in kindergarten through 5th grade. Note that the kids do NOT have to be Millcreek residents. Here are all the details: • Three Millcreek regions to choose from: North – practice and home meets at Westlake/Scott Park West – practice and home meets… View Article

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Hit the trails…with the kids!

By | June 5, 2012 4:09 am | 0 Comments


Erie ~ Yesterday, the Erie County Department of Health & VisitErie have put together a fun program to get people moving (kids, too!) this summer.  Let’s Move Outside! encourages area residents to get outside and explore 10 trails throughout Erie County. “It’s an innovative program promoting healthy living and physical activity through the use of… View Article

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Erie program helping put kids on right track

By | February 29, 2012 6:22 am | 0 Comments


Erie Times-News/Greg Wohlford Lisa Thompson at the Erie Times-News did a nice feature story on a new running program that Erie County Juvenile Court has launched for at-risk kids. Judge John Trucilla, together with members of Erie County Juvenile Probation, launched the running program early this winter. It was inspired by exercise programs for offenders… View Article

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Team XC Cass

By | October 27, 2011 6:08 am | 0 Comments


Because I don’t talk about myself or my family NEARLY enough on this blog, allow me to shamelessly link you to Rhonda Berlin’s Kids Running Wild blog where she featured each of my little runners this week: Kelly and Lauren. The girls’ school started an XC team for the 3rd & 4th grade this year… View Article

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The cure for what ails you

By | October 25, 2011 5:43 am | 0 Comments


Check out my ode to running over at my personal blog, A Touch of Cass. Clearly, there are problems running can’t solve — things like cancer and M.S. and mental illness — but it can help make most of the rest of your problems better and more bearable But, I probably didn’t need to tell… View Article

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