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Lower price on the Eaton Reservoir trail run (and a team category added)

By | August 6, 2013 5:53 am | 0 Comments


Oh…now this is good news — the organizers of the Eaton Reservoir Trail run (also known as the Bull’s Dam run) — a 5K run or a 10K single-track trail run — have lowered the price to $20 AND…that includes post-race pancake breakfast! Woot! Woot! This race is a fundraiser for the Boy Scouts (Troop… View Article

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Hit the trails at Eaton Reservoir

By | July 31, 2013 3:07 am | 0 Comments


Tired of racing around the same concrete circle at Presque Isle State Park? Get off the beaten track and head east to the Eaton Reservoir (also known as “Bulls Dam” in North East for the 2nd annual “Hitting the Trails” run. Date: Saturday, Sept. 1 Time: 9 a.m. Location: Eaton Reservoir (Bulls Dam), 10021 Ashton… View Article

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Weeknight racing opportunities

By | July 15, 2013 1:36 am | 0 Comments


In the mood for a little mid-week racing? Take a short country drive out to Waterford and participate in the annual Waterford 5K on Thursday. (July 18). You missed the early deadline, so you’ll have to pony up $25, but I hear it’s worth it. I have several friends who always do Waterford (I’ve yet… View Article

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Seize the Day 5K (July 27)

By | July 12, 2013 1:26 am | 0 Comments


There’s a new 5K in town and…believe it or not…it’s NOT at Presque Isle State Park. The inaugural Seize the Day 5K race benefits The Epilepsy Project and it will start and finish at Jerry Uht Park in downtown Erie. Racers will not only get a T-shirt, but they’ll also get a SeaWolves ticket for… 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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A triple dog 5K dare

By | June 19, 2013 1:07 am | 0 Comments


In the mood for a 5K, you can get your fill this wekeend with three 5Ks in as many days. Friday, June 21 (6 p.m.)  — The Fun Run in the Sun 5K in Harborcreek Community Park benefits Habitat for Humanity and offers a post-race picnic. $20 day of race. Application here. Saturday, June 22 (9… View Article

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All ages track meet @ Behrend — Fri., June 14

By | June 9, 2013 9:41 am | 0 Comments


OK…all you old  former seasoned track stars, check this out: My name is Doug Stratton and I’m an assistant coach at Penn State Behrend. We’re happy to invite the community to our brand new and fabulous on campus track & field facility. We have an all-comers meet Friday June 14 with registration beginning at 5:00… View Article

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Friday Question: What’s your “bucket list” race?

By | June 7, 2013 1:22 am | 0 Comments


What’s your “bucket list” race…the one you want to do before you die? 1.  Boston, 2. New York City, 3.  Disney marathon/ half  for the goofy combo  — Amy Cronk Boston Marathon! No contest there. — Mary Connerty Boston. — Paul Bressen Rock ‘n Roll 1/2 marathon in Las Vegas. — Jameel Gavin 1. Boston… View Article

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Weekend racing

By | June 5, 2013 1:21 pm | 0 Comments


Ready to race? Here’s what’s going in & around Erie this weekend: Art & Sole 5K — Saturday (Erie) Right here close to home, but…(stop the presses) NOT at the peninsula, is the Art & Sole 5K, which benefits the Inner-City Art House (a really worthy cause). You’ll run through the streets of Erie with… View Article

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