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Bobcat Cross Country Run 5K

By | April 2, 2014 1:57 am | 0 Comments


Looking to relive your high school cross country running days….or recapture your youth by racing as it was intended to be…go easy on your knees….or just looking to challenge yourself with something different? The Bobcat Country Cross Country Run 5K is a true cross country run on the scenic campus of the Wattsburg School District…. View Article

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Slush Run 5K

By | March 18, 2014 1:10 am | 0 Comments


With a forecast of 37 degrees and rain/snowshowers, there’s a pretty good chance there could actually be slush at Saturday’s Slush Run 5K in downtown North East. Race starts at 10 a.m. at Gibson Park. Cost is $20 and includes a long sleeve t-shirt (not guaranteed to late registrants. Awards to the top overall male… View Article

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You can be a superhero

By | March 5, 2014 1:44 am | 0 Comments


Superman socks, $13 at Target Bust out your Batman glasses, Spiderman suit, or Superman cape for the Be A Hero 5K run/walk (5K or 2-K) on Sunday, April 13. Participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero or wear their favorite superhero t-shirt for the race to be held at Beach No. 1 at… View Article

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First-time marathoner goes the distance for friends

By | March 4, 2014 8:22 am | 0 Comments


Melody Amendola, left, Michele Chereson, center, and Kelly Gibson, right, are photographed at Chereson’s home in Millcreek Township on Feb. 15. Chereson ran a marathon to raise money for the two women who were diagnosed with breast cancer. JACK HANRAHAN//ERIE TIMES-NEWS Erie Times-News sports writer, Mike Copper, had a great story about a Millcreek Township… View Article

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March Against Crime 5K – March 2

By | February 12, 2014 1:16 am | 0 Comments


Other than the ERC’s annual St. Paddy’s Day race, we don’t get many opportunities to race in Erie in March. Probably because few race directors are willing to take their chances on the weather. For that in-like-a-lion-out-like-a-lamb adage…we all know that in Erie, that’s really May.  March is unpredictable. We could have a blizzard or… View Article

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Color Run set for Aug. 9 in Erie

By | January 31, 2014 6:15 am | 0 Comments


Have you heard? The Color Run — the self-billed “Happiest 5k on the Planet” –  is coming to Erie on Saturday, Aug. 8. Time, location & details have yet to be announced, but you can sign up to join the  VIP list, which I’ll assume means you’ll be one of the first to know when… 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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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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Erie runners are Dopey

By | January 14, 2014 8:01 pm | 0 Comments


It would be…um…dopey to do four races in four days — 5K, 10K, 1/2 marathon & marathon– but at least two local runners took the challenge and completed all four events at Walt Disney World last weekend. Congrats to Mark Dombrowski and Jenny Turak who you can now officially call Dopey. I’m planning a Q&A… 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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