Sunday, May 28, 2017

2018 Chief Wetona Challenge


Join Chief Wetona Challenge on Facebook to be alerted when registration opens. The two race event will once again be capped at a combined 350 participants. Plan to register early to secure your spot.






Saturday, May 27, 2017

VIDEO: Pound The Ground For Ultrasound





These images also available as still photos: HERE

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Run with a View 2

It’s time again to lace up your trail shoes and join us for A Run with a View 2 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, June 24, 2017 with registration at 8:00 am and the race beginning at 9:00 am.
Like last year, this is a clearly marked 5k course through the woods and paths of gorgeous Mt. Pisgah County Park. This is a trail race not a road race. You’ll be running up/over/around/through rocks, tree roots, grass, dirt and a few hills. It is a little more challenging than your normal 5k run and is not stroller friendly. You will DEFINITELY have fun!

Pre-registration is just $5.00 in person or online and will be $10.00 the day of the race. All proceeds from the race will go to the Bradford County Humane Society to support their efforts in caring for lost, unwanted and abused pets.
The first 50 runners to register will receive a Bradford County Coffee Mug. Pre-registration can be completed in person at the Commissioners’ office located at the Bradford County Courthouse or online at www.bradfordcountypa.org.
Awards will be given as follows:  Top 2 Male & Female Overall, Top 3 Male & Female in each of the following age groups:   15 & Under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over.
Additional race information can be found: HERE
For questions, call (570) 265-1727. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, May 20, 2017

5 Miles For Michelle (2017)

The 2017 edition of 5 Miles For Michelle will be held October 22nd at Mt. Pisgah State Park. The first 70 to sign up get this awesome collapsible water bottle. Register Here.



The trails at Mt Pisgah State Park are especially beautiful in October under a canopy of flaming foliage. Check out this video from last year's race:



For more information join the community on Facebook: Here

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

National Running Day Group Run



Let's celebrate NATIONAL RUNNING DAY! 

SAVE THE DATE! Wednesday, June 7th @ 6 p.m. 
Meeting at Howard Elmer Park in Sayre, PA.

We will be using the Sayre Turkey Trot USAT&F certified 5K (3.1 mile) race route. Maps will be provided. With the support of our local Valley Running Club, there will be groups for every ability level, and no one will run or walk alone. This is a group run/walk and a social event. There will be no aid stations, and the roads will be open to traffic. Please wear running shoes and high visibility clothing.


** We can think of nothing better than to celebrate National Running Day doing what we love, meeting new friends, encouraging others and running.**


We look forward to seeing everyone on June 7th! Please share this and invite your friends and family.

Facebook Event Page


Bluestone Brewing Company invites all participants who complete this Community Run/ Walk to have a 20% discount on dinner that same night! ** 



Saturday, April 15, 2017

VIDEO: Jean and Pete Memorial 5k



Runners had the best conditions in the 7 year history of the Jean and Pete Memorial 5k on Saturday morning. The local racing season is just warming up. Be sure to get out to support these events in the coming weeks.

RACE CALENDAR

Friday, April 7, 2017

2017 Race For Healing 5K



Every child needs a HERO fighting for them. Abused and neglected children need superheroes like you to step up and step forward! DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A SUPERHERO FOR CHILDREN IN NEED?  You can be a SUPERHERO for a child and join us on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at the Athens High School in Athens, PA at 10:00am with your sneakers and super cape as we race for healing for our children. 
The Children’s House/CAC (http://www.childrenshousepa.org),  is a 501 c3 not-for-profit organization that provides free services to child victims and families in a child friendly and safe environment. They invite the community to participate in the organization’s Fourth Annual “RACE FOR HEALING” . On-site registration opens at 9:00 am and goes until 9:45. A kids fun run will be taking place at 9:45 with a registration fee of $10. Participants and teams can register by visiting http://childrenshousepa.org/useful-links/events/race-for-healing-5k-run// or register the morning of the event.
Proceeds will stay locally and benefit The Children’s House/CAC programs to ensure that every child victim has a chance to heal. “Last year, more than 70 people of all ages joined us in the park on a beautiful summer Saturday. We want to make this beautiful event bigger and better this year,” said Edith Jordan, Executive Director of the Children’s House/CAC. Please register to run or walk with us, or if you can’t make it, consider donating to help us create a better life for our children, one step at a time!  Founded in 1990, The Children’s House has helped more than 500 children reclaim their childhood and begin healing. To donate, or to learn more about the Children’s House, visit http://www.childrenshousepa.org or call (570) 265-4132.
Race Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Race Location: Athens High School in Athens, PA
Day of Registration/ Event Check-In: 9:00am - 9:45am
Register by 04/10/17 to be guaranteed a t-shirt. T-shirts cannot be guaranteed for registrants after 04/10/17. Pre-registrations are $20 and registrations the day of the event go to $25. 
New This Year: Kids Fun Run Ages 10 and Under $10.
Prizes will be awarded to top overall male and female and overall winner of 5 age categories.
This event will take place rain or shine.  All sales are final and non-refundable.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Athens Artfest 5k (2017)


Athens Artsfest 5K is back! Artsfest is partnering with Encounter Church to bring this awesome foot race back to the streets of Athens. Held on the morning of Artsfest Sunday, the 5K run/walk will give participants an opportunity to compete for top prizes, get some exercise, or simply get out there to enjoy a great community event. Whether you are hoping for a PR or it's your first race, the Encounter Artsfest 5k is sure to be a great time for all! If you have young children, there will be a Kids Fun Run held immediately before the "main event" and face painting will be available as well. Proceeds directly benefit two local organizations- The Sayre House of Hope & the Bridge of the Penn-York Valley Churches. We hope to see you there!

To register- click the following link:
https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/PA/Athens/EncounterArtsfest5k#event-150775

First 75 people to register get an official race
t-shirt so be sure to register fast!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Memorial Miracle Miles


5K Run & 1K Walk in Sayre, PA (Saterlee Creek Environmental Center) on Memorial Day, May 29, 2017 in support of the Children's Miracle Network. More information on Facebook: HERE


Strawberry Shake 5k (2017)

Race: 6th Annual Strawberry Shake 5K Race and Strawberry Shortcake Kids' 1 Mile Fun Run
Date: Friday, June 16, 2017
Time: Kids' Race is at 5:30 pm, 5k Race is at 6:15 pm
Location: Tioga County Office Building Property, Academy St. & 56 Main Street, Owego
Entry Fees: 
5K Individual Pre-registration (until 6/8/17):$25 for individuals
Teams of 4 or more: $20 each
 1 Mile Kids’ Run (ages 5-10) $10 each

After 6/8/17:
5K Individuals: $30 
Teams of 4 or more:  $25 each 
1 Mile Kids’ Run (ages 5-10) $15    

Check-in: 
Pre-registered packets and race day registration will be on Friday, June 16, from 2:00 pm-6:00 pm for the 5K and 2:00  pm-5:15 pm for Kids at the race site.  No registration or pick-up after 6:00 pm. 

Awards:  1st, 2nd and 3rd Place prizes in the Male and Female categories will be awarded for the 5K 

Run.  Prizes will also be awarded for the Kids’ Run.

Giveaways: T-shirts, water, and fruit will be offered to runners post-race.
Note:  The race directors reserve the right to reject any entry for any reason.  The race is partly run with traffic on a state highway, so dogs are absolutely forbidden.  Jogging strollers are allowed. Those observing poor manners towards motorists or not obeying the traffic marshals will be disqualified. The race has been certified by USA Track & Field.  No refunds for cancellations.

All proceeds will benefit Owego-Apalachin School District Cross Country and Track teams.
More Info: Christine (crhafer@yahoo.com).
For online registration visit the race website at                                                                                   https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/Owego/OwegoStrawberryShake5KRunWalk

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Sproul 10k (2017)



Description

Welcome to the 9th annual Sproul 10K, also known as the "toughest 10K in Pa". Runners will get their heart pumping climbing up McCloskey Mountain and then come screaming down the other side to the finish. Registration is now OPEN!!

What

A 10K run through the mountains of Sproul State Forest. It's 3 miles of uphill to the top of McCloskey moutain, and then a blistering 3.7 miles down to the finish. It's truly one of the most challenging 10K's around.

Where

The WCSA in Hyner, PA. The club is also the host of the Hyner View Trail Challenge. The trails being used are part of the Sproul State Forest system. The trail includes vistas, stream crossings, and technical single track.

When

Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the WCSA. Bib pick up starts at 8:30am. Race starts at 10am sharp. There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION!!!!

How

Registration for 2017 is now open to the first 300 runners. All registered runners will receive a tech shirt, trail socks, and post race meal. There is no race day sign ups for this event.
REGISTER: HERE

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Beers and Beasts 8K


Date:  June 4, 2017
Time:  9:00am
Race Link:  https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/Binghamton/BeersfortheBeasts8K

Water Street Brewing Co. and the Triple Cities Runners Club are excited to announce the 2nd annual Beers and Beasts 8K!  And once again, race fans, we are a proud part of the Empire Road Race Series. Hundreds of runners will hit the streets of downtown Binghamton on a fast and furious 8K race course. In addition to the 8K there will be the amazingly entertaining Hound Dog Dash (runners with their dogs) and the Ankle-Biters Kids Fun Run. 

After the race, join us on Water Street for outdoor post-race festivities. This year we're offering over $2,700 in cash and prizes. And of course the very best prize, a congratulatory beer at the finish!  It will be a fun day for all, including our furry friends!  

Monday, February 27, 2017

Dirty In Your Shirty Challenge

Looking for something different and fun? Dirty In Your Shirty offers you just that! on June 10th, hosted by Fast Feet NY Running club, this race is designed to bring back true cross country races with obstcles to challenge your inner endurance and offer tons of fun and endurance. 
This 10k and 5k challenge is open to anyone and everyone willing to try the challenge. The Get Down, Get Dirty 5k will begin at 9am sharp and the Blood Sweat, Fun 10k will begin 10 minutes after. This staggering start will prevent confusion when the 5k race goes off on the looped course. This 5k trail will have a 1800ft elevation gain with natural obstacles like logs and river beds. Come prepared with extra clothes, socks and shoes as you might get covered in mud or water. A staggering start will allow the front runners to get a head start, but to prevent confusion and injury, the 5k finishers will finish to the right side of the finish. A line of cones will be places along with markers and signs to help. 

The 10k will begin shortly after the first race begins. This will be 2 loops of the 5k course.

Two raffles will begin before the race and continue until the very end of the race at the awards ceremony. 

The winners of the 5k and 10k will get to choose from a list of 5 charities in which the raffle money will be donated to as well as a homemade ribbon made by us truly, and a custom t-shirt (an order from will be available that day to ensure correct sizes and any customizing) Top male and top female of the 5k and 10k will also recieve shirts and ribbons. Second places will get a customized ribbon. Top youth under 16 years of age will recieve a tshirt and ribbon as well. Awards will also be given to the individual or team with the most creative uniforms, shirts, outfits, etc that fits the theme of Nature (i.e. Tribal warriors, rednecks, hillbillies, cowboys, fairies, zombies, etc.) Teams are more than welcome. If on a team, fill out the team portion when registering. Teams will be timed by the idividual times and not scored based off the positions off the team. In other words, it is not scored like a track or cross-country meet. Live timing will take place. 

The race will take place on property donated by Cotton Hanlon near route 224 by park station in Cayuta. NY. An actual adress will be distributed soon. An email with google maps location will be sent to all participants to help minimize confusion. Registration begins March 11th at 7am for individual sign ups. Special team offers begin March 18th at 7am. Fast Feet club members can contact either president for discounts on the race. Any participant under 11 years old will be free. Walkers who want to do the obstacles are welcomed as well. Registration will start 3/11 and end 6/3 Price will begin at $15 for the 5k and increase to $25 by 5/1. The 10k will start out at $25 and increase to $35 by 5/1. Registrants will recieve race wristbands i their race packets. Race packet pickup will occur on June 7th. Time and place will be determined as time gets closer. People can bring canned goods. A person who brings in 5 can goods will get extra added to their race packets. Same Day race registration will occur only if enough spots are available. If so, Registration/check-in will begin at 8am sharp. 

This race is hosted to help gather donations for a nonprofit. The nonprofit chosen for this race is the Twin Tier food bank to help raise proceeds for their selfless elf event to ensure success. We encourage local businesses to reach out to us for collaborations of partnerships or sponsorships. We are a club designed to help any organization, charity or business as best as we can. Volunteers, spectators and sponsors are always welcomed. Admission is free. Water and snacks will be available for purchase. Granola, bananas, and water will be offered for participants only after they complete their race. A food truck may be available for food that day.

Sponsored by: orange leaf in Horseheads NY

JOIN THE FACEBOOK TO LEARN MORE: HERE

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Southern Tier Trail Fest


Event Facebook: Here

Sunday, May 7 at 8 AM
Grist Iron Brewing Company
4880 State Route 414, Hector, New York 14818

Save the date! We will be having a 1 mile, 5K and 10k. There is sure to be good food, great beer and amazing scenery. More info to come.