Posts tagged 5K

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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Wee preview of the St. Patty’s Day shirt

By | March 13, 2013 5:27 am | 1 Comment


ERC St. Patrick’s Day race director, Jim Lang, offered this preview of the race shirt. Rejoice — no gold this year! (Thank you, Jim). Check it:   Note that this proof is short-sleeved, but the race shirts are actually long-sleeved. The race is this Saturday at Presque Isle State Park’s Rotary Pavilion. There’s a 5K at… View Article

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March Forth and run a 5K Sunday

By | February 27, 2013 2:00 am | 0 Comments


Itching to start racing? Get an early start on spring race season at the March Forth Against Crime  5K on Sunday at 9 a.m. at the Rotary Pavilion. Proceeds benefit the Erie Crime Victim Center (a very worthy cause) AND…Erie Runners Club members receive a $2 discount on the $20 entry fee. The premium is… View Article

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Weekend race results – 9/26/11

By | September 26, 2011 3:28 am | 0 Comments


Winning!   Pictured after the Race for Recovery on Sunday are: Me (Heather Cass), kneeling — first master & 4th woman overall in the Race for Recovery 15K…woohoo!); In back from left, Pat Krott, ( 2nd overall in the Beat Beethoven 5K on Saturday with a 19.41 AND 4th overall in the Race for Recovery 15K… View Article

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Start lifting & shave time off your race

By | September 14, 2011 6:53 am | 0 Comments


This is not  a post about the benefits of weight lifting….though, that would make a great post because weight training is the perfect companion to a runner’s fitness routine. Weight training builds muscle which fires up your metabolism and makes you a faster, stronger, leaner runner. Anyway…this post is about an upcoming race—the Pump Kin… View Article

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Reader recommends Race for Any Pace

By | August 24, 2011 6:32 pm | 0 Comments


Got the following note from blog reader, Emily: Hi Heather, I read your article in the runner’s club newsletter and I wanted to share one of my favorite races with you — Applefest Race for Any Pace in Franklin PA on October 8th. This race starts in downtown Franklin and is an out-and-back course that… View Article

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Poker Run – race for the good swag

By | April 13, 2010 1:31 pm | 0 Comments


Saturday is the ERC’s Poker Run 5K — a low-key fun run/walk to start out the summer racing season. Each finisher gets a poker hand and the best hand can earn you some nice prizes. Jokers earn you an instant prize. You’ll get your poker hand when you cross the finish line. They used to… View Article

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St. Pat’s report

By | March 15, 2010 10:32 am | 0 Comments


When I poked my head outside at 7 a.m. on Saturday, it was shaping up to be beautiful race day weather. By the time we left at 8 a.m., however, it was raining and the temperature had dropped. Good thing I had packed several clothing options — I had everything from shorts (yes, that’s the… View Article

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Get your green on

By | March 12, 2010 12:27 pm | 0 Comments


Tomorrow’s the day for the ERC’s St. Patrick’s Day races. The 5K starts at 9 a.m. and the 10K starts at 10 a.m. You’re more than welcome to challenge yourself and do the “Distance Festival” and run both the 5K & the 10K. (I am!). Not only is this a fun event…and not only can… View Article

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The Trot – results & such

By | December 1, 2009 1:44 pm | 1 Comment


Another ERC Turkey Trot is in the books and it was the largest one yet with more than 2,500 runners (and it’s probably the largest ever since that’s about all the crowd the Peninsula can handle). Dan & I helped at registration/packet pick up at the Erie Community Blood Bank garage on Wednesday evening. By… View Article

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