Posts tagged ERC

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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Q&A with Boss Hogs of Jog ‘n Hog

By | March 12, 2013 2:06 am | 0 Comments


I caught up with Andy & Brian Smith,  race directors for the annual Jog ‘n Hog 4-mile pepperoni ball race. Andy & Brian are brothers who grew up in Erie and now live outside of Philadelphia, but come home each summer to put on the Jog ‘n Hog. This year’s race is scheduled for June… 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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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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