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Things I found while looking around — 12/12/13

By | December 12, 2013 2:31 am | 0 Comments


Worth reading * Life advice from ultra happy ultrarunner Hal Koerner * What’s for dinner? Need inspired?  11 athletes share their favorite meals. * Car versus deer versus runner. (This is the kind of crap that would happen to me.) * Did you know funny guy Will Ferrell is an avid runner & marathoner? Yep,… View Article

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Can you endure?

By | October 16, 2013 7:20 pm | 0 Comments


How many times can you run around this pond (and a little more) in 12 hours? Find out on Saturday during the Presque Isle Endurance Classic. The event starts Saturday morning at 6:30 a.m. and ends at 6:30 p.m. and the course is simple — it’s a 1-mile loop that starts and finishes in front… View Article

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Pat Krott’s Western States report

By | July 10, 2013 5:59 am | 0 Comments


Erie runner Pat Krott recently completed his first Western States Endurance Run, a prestigious 100-mile trail race in California that is considered one of the toughest endurance events in the country. Pat got it done in a little over 25 hours. Think about that….running/moving for 25 HOURS! He recently wrote a report for –… View Article

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Weekend Race Results (Congrats to Pat)

By | July 1, 2013 1:09 am | 0 Comments


The rain stopped just in time for the Fahey/Ferko races in Harbocreek on Saturday morning. Results here. Also Saturday morning — the Kids for Saint Nick’s 5K. Results here. And, on Sunday, The Bemus Point Summer 10K was held  in nearby Bemus Point, N.Y. Results here. There were several Erie area runners doing ultra distance… View Article

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Guest Post: Oil Creek 100 Trail Runs R.D. inspires newbies to go the distance

By | June 11, 2013 1:51 am | 0 Comments


Tom Jennings, ultra marathoner, race director of the Oil Creek 100 Trail Runs Guest post  by Christine Vassen Trail Runner magazine asked readers:  Tell us someone awesome you’ve met through trail running. I paused when I saw this and thought immediately of Tom Jennings, race director for Oil Creek 100 (and an amazing trail runner… View Article

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Things I found 5/30/13

By | May 30, 2013 1:48 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * Build a better core with these 5 Workouts for Stronger Running * And….once you work on your core, you can maximize your mobility with these 6 exercises. (Um..seriously, don’t discount mobility, the lack of it causes many injuries because we compensate with crappy form). * Yes, You Can Run an Ultramarathon (Tips,… View Article

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Run the Great Lakes Marathon Series

By | April 3, 2013 1:29 am | 0 Comments


Here’s a fun challenge for you marathon lovers! Run 25 marathons that take place along the 5 Great Lakes (including Erie) and qualify to get a free jacket from the Alliance for the Great Lakes. Yeah, I know, that’s one pricey jacket when you consider the race fees for 25 marathons, but….it’s not about the… View Article

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Can you handle The Cinco?

By | March 20, 2013 2:00 am | 0 Comments


Are you the kind of runner who enjoys a challenge? Do you always sign up for BOTH the 5K & the 10K at the ERC’s Turkey Trot & the St. Patrick’s Day race? Never miss the ERC’s Presque Isle Endurance Classic and a chance to run for 12 hours straight? Then, I’ve got a new… View Article

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Beast on the Bay – registration options

By | January 23, 2013 2:27 pm | 0 Comments


If, like me, you are far too cheap to pony up $100 to participate in the Beast on the Bay, an extreme obstacle course challenge to be held on September 7 at Presque Isle this summer, it looks like you’ve got options. I received this from race organizers today: Barber Beast on the Bay is… View Article

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Rae’s Run Across the U.S. (sans shoes)

By | November 13, 2012 1:42 am | 0 Comments


Rae Heim Talk about irony…Eighteen-year-old Rae Heim is running across the country barefoot to collect donations for Soles4Souls, a charity that provides footwear to those in need. Rae stated in Boston on April 1st and she will finish in Huntington Beach, California, this week. When she finishes (as of last night, she had just 18… View Article

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