Posts tagged exercise

Beast on the Bay seeks volunteers

By | July 1, 2014 6:23 am | 0 Comments

Not ready for the Beast on the Bay — a “grueling 10-mile obstacle course”  at Presque Isle State Park? Why not consider volunteering to help out instead? You’ll get a front-row seat for this unique event, which is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6. The Barber National Institute is expecting more than 1,000 participants for this year’s event,…


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Bike ride Sunday at Presque Isle to raise funds for kids’ bicycle charity

By | June 24, 2014 1:03 am | 0 Comments

Join Cody’s Ride of Hope on Sunday at Presque Isle State Park, and help brighten the lives of sick children. The event is a bike ride to benefit Cody’s Wheels Of Hope, a nonprofit organization that accepts donations in order to buy bicycles, riding toys and safety helmets for children with life-threatening diseases. The ride…


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Art & Sole 5K, Highmark Walk set for Saturday

By | June 6, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

Lace up your sneakers tomorrow and get outside for some exercise for a good cause. You can choose between the 9th annual Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community, which benefits 28 Erie-area health and human service groups, and the Art & Sole 5K, which raises funds to underwrite free art classes for at-risk children at…


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Volunteers sought for Audubon Center’s 5K run/walk

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

On Saturday, July 26, runners and walkers of all ages will hit the trails for the Wild 5K Run/Walk at the Audubon Center & Sanctuary, 1600 Riverside Road, near Jamestown, N.Y. Proceeds from the race will support Liberty, the center’s resident bald eagle, whose care costs approximately $7,500 per year, according to Audubon Seasonal Naturalist and race Co-chair Corinne Frederickson. Volunteers…


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Volunteers needed to help at Edinboro triathlon

By | May 19, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

The County Y in Edinboro is seeking volunteers for the 28th annual Edinboro Triathlon, which will take place on Saturday, May 31. Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of tasks, including setting up and manning water stops, assisting at the finish line, registering racers and handing out T-shirts, monitoring street barricades along the course…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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