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Quad results

By | February 9, 2014 7:15 pm | 0 Comments


The 31st annual Highmark Quad Games concluded on Sunday with the 5-mile cross-country ski, which was held at Peek ‘n Peak after having been postponed four times. * Quad ski/snowshoe results here * Overall (all four events) Quad results here. After seeing there were only two women in my age group who completed the entire… View Article

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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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Three…er, four-race Saturday

By | July 10, 2013 1:39 am | 0 Comments You’ve got a choice of three 5Ks this Saturday — two in eastern Erie county and one at Presque Isle State Park. * The Armed Forces 5K starts at 8 a.m. at Beach No. 1 at Presque Isle State Park. Day of race registration is $20. Application & information here. * The Our Lady… View Article

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Just Write 7 ~ 7 out of 7 ain’t bad

By | February 26, 2013 1:40 am | 0 Comments


I’m shivering at the start line of the Highmark Quad ski race and wondering how I’m going to get up the steep hill in front of me. It’s my first ski race and the first time I’ve ever skied more than a couple miles. I’ve done the quad many times, but the ski event has… View Article

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Photos, photos, photos (1/2 marathon, Quad Bike)

By | July 18, 2012 4:04 am | 0 Comments


ERC board members and professional photographer, Dan Smith, took some great photos at the Presque Isle Half Marathon on Sunday. Check out the whole album (316 photos) here.   And Highmark Quad photographer Mark Bowen captured hundreds of great Quad bike race photos. Check them out here.  

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Quad Bike Times

By | July 8, 2012 8:33 am | 0 Comments


This Saturday, July 14, is the Quad bike race in Edinboro. Start times are now posted here.  

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2011/12 Quad Games over

By | February 22, 2012 10:20 am | 0 Comments


There will be no fourth leg (ski/snowshoe) for the 29th annual Highmark Quad games. The event has been canceled for lack of snow — bringing to a close the 2011/2012 Quad Games. From The Highmark Quad Games cross country ski race has been canceled for just the fourth time. The 5-mile race and an… View Article

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Get help with your stroke

By | February 22, 2012 4:24 am | 2 Comments


The YMCA of Greater Erie is hosting a swim clinic at both the Glenwood Y and the Eastside Y to help you get ready for the Quad swim on April 15. Here are the details: Glenwood Y – Feb. 19, 26, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1 @ 12-1 p.m. Eastside Y- March 24,… View Article

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Quad run results, photos

By | September 11, 2011 6:27 pm | 0 Comments


Saturday’s Quad run — the 3rd event in the 4-sport competition –  offered perfect running conditions with cool temps and overcast skies. The Quad course, out in North East, is always a challenge with rolling hills and a couple of grinders (long uphills) that will make or break you. Mile 4 at the Quad (5-mile… View Article

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