Posts tagged exercise

Eastside Y needs volunteers to help at kids’ run

By | April 23, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


The Eastside Family Y is looking for volunteers to help staff the annual Run A Muck Mud Run, which will take place Saturday, May 24, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Y, 2101 Nagle Road. The run is for kids ages 4 to 13, with three levels of difficulty designed for different age groups. The 1.5-mile course… View Article

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Volunteer to help at Erie-area summer fitness events

By | April 14, 2014 9:54 am | 0 Comments


The Erie Sports Commission is seeking volunteers to help out at four major events this summer, including the Zombie Run, the Color Run, the Biggest Loser RunWalk and the Life’s a Beach Triathlon. The Zombie Run includes two events on May 17, both at Lake Erie Speedway in North East. The Zombie Run: Extreme takes… View Article

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Eastside Y needs volunteers for Run A Muck Mud Run

By | April 4, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Want to help kids have fun in the mud? The Eastside Family Y, at 2101 Nagle Road, is seeking volunteers for the Run A Muck Mud Run on Saturday, May 24. The run is for kids ages 4 to 13, with three levels of difficulty designed for different age groups. The 1.5-mile course will feature… View Article

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Walk to help heart health Saturday

By | September 13, 2013 2:00 pm | 0 Comments


Do your own heart some good and help the American Heart Association in its efforts to prevent heart disease and stroke at the Erie Heart Walk on Saturday at Liberty Park on the Bayfront Parkway. Registration starts at 9 a.m., followed by the walk at 10 a.m. Participants can choose to take part in a… View Article

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Tour de West County set for Saturday

By | July 16, 2013 3:48 pm | 0 Comments


Take a family-friendly bicycle tour of western Erie County on Saturday in support of EmergyCare. Choose among 5-, 12-, 25- or 50-mile ride routes that will have support, water stops, monitoring by EmergyCare personnel and visible route markings. The event starts at Pleasant Ridge Park, 8271 Barker Road, Fairview, with the 50-mile ride beginning at 8 a.m., the… View Article

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4 ways to give back this weekend

By | May 17, 2013 12:41 pm | 0 Comments


Looking for some ways to help out this weekend? Here’s a roundup of some volunteer and fundraising opportunities in Erie County. If you have any suggestions for future posts, please send me an e-mail at or drop off your announcement at the Erie Times-News, 205 W. 12th St. 1. Give blood. Memorial Day weekend is traditionally… View Article

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Walk for a healthy community in June

By | February 8, 2013 12:47 pm | 0 Comments


Do yourself some good — and have fun — while doing good for Erie. The 2013 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community Erie will take place Saturday, June 8, at Presque Isle State Park. This year’s Walk benefits 25 local health and human service organizations, including the Erie County Diabetes Association, YMCA of Greater Erie,… View Article

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Walk your dog at the Annual Walk for Small Animals

By | August 28, 2012 10:29 am | 3 Comments


Two and four-legged friends are invited to participate in Because You Care’s 17th Annual Walk for Small Animals on Sept. 9. The event will also feature door prizes, raffles, music and food vendors. Because You Care is a nonprofit dedicated to the rescue, treatment and adoption of stray and abandoned pets in northwestern Pennsylvania. Walkers… View Article

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Presque Isle hosts Parkinson Awareness Walk on Saturday

By | May 4, 2012 9:52 am | 0 Comments


Lace up those walking shoes. The bi-annual Dave Cooney Parkinson Awareness Walk takes off at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Presque Isle State Park. Proceeds from the walk go to the Parkinson Foundation of Western Pennsylvania. The money will be used to fund services, support, and education for those afflicted with Parkinson’s disease and their… View Article

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Get outside and help promote Erie sports

By | March 23, 2012 12:01 pm | 1 Comment


Warm weather is here (at least, for the time being,) and Erieites are shedding off their layers, donning sunglasses and heading outside. I, for one, signed up for Erie Times-News’ team in the Erie Walks competition. Employees around downtown Erie will form teams, exercise (walking, cycling, running, etc.) for 30 minutes a day and tally… View Article

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