Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Find local 5K races in March around the Philadelphia region.
Looking for things to do in March or on St. Patrick's Day? Get some fresh air and enjoy the outdoors with these nearby runs and 5Ks, many of which are for good causes. Below is a list of nearby runs in March in the greater Philadelphia region: Saturday, March 2 Saturday, March 9 Saturday, March 16 Tuesday, March 19 Saturday, March 23 Saturday, March 30
Friday, November 2, 2012
Marybeth Godlewski and HEAR-US charity host event.
Raising money and awareness for brain disorder hydrocephalus, the Gray Matters 5K comes to the Manyaunk Towpath Saturday. Marybeth Godlewski, a Manayunk native and Lower Merion resident, runs the charity Hydrocephalus Equality Awareness Research United Society, or HEAR-US. She founded the organization because her daughter, Emma, daily deals with the condition. Registration for the event can take place at the door Saturday 8 a.m. and will get off at the Manayunk Brewery. The race starts at 9 a.m. In 2010, Patch interviewed Godlewski about the condition. Check out the video to see that For more information on hydrocephalus or to register for the race, visit hear-us.net.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Check out these events in from Northwest Philly to the Main Line and beyond this weekend.
Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top five local events for this weekend. 1. Manayunk StrEAT Festival 2. Malvern Fall Festival and Bark in the Park 3. Ardmore Oktoberfest 4. 3rd Annual West Chester STOMPS Cancer 5K & Fun Run 5. Chestnut Hill 4th Annual Book Festival and Speaker Series
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Planning to run a 5k? Here, key training tips and strategies from an expert personal trainer and running specialist.
Training for a 5K is a great way to boost your cardiovascular health, reduce stress or simply add more running to your routine. With over many races going on in the area this fall—like the Roxborough YMCA 5k—Roxborough and Manayunk are the perfect places to get in on the action. A 5K, or 3.1 miles, is perfect for beginners, but it does take some training to gain the endurance to go the distance. Raina Hafer, NCSF, certified personal trainer and running specialist, shares her shape-up tips for success. Commit to a Race. Many local charities and organizations host 5K races in the area, so you'll be raising money for a good cause even as you meet your fitness goal. Choose a race date that allows you ample time to prepare. New runners …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Looking to stretch your legs in an organized run?
It's August, so the heat is on. Luckily, most of the events below start in the morning. There are plenty of interesting runs this month, including a couple 15k races, a duathlon and even a pentathlon. Thursday, Aug. 2 Bourneylf Run/Walk 5K run and 2-mile walk, Rustin High School, West Chester, $20 Phoenixville Twilight Summer Track Series #2, open track meets, multiple distances, hurdles and relays, starts 6:30 p.m., Phoenixville Area High School track, $5 per person per meet Saturday, Aug. 4 Wounded Warrior 5K Trail Run and Walk, start time 9 a.m., Warwick Park, Pottstown, $30 Sunday, Aug. 12 2012 Greater Philadelphia Runners Pentathlon, start time 8 a.m., each runner participates in 5 events, Fort Washington, $45 per person Thursday, …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Bryn Mawr Running Co. hosts annual event in Lower Merion Township.
Mr. and Mrs. Pacman, combined with Bryndle the Dog, are calling couples out: Run a 5k for Valentine's Day. For the sixth straight year, the Bryn Mawr Running Co. will a host the Feel the Love 5k Feb. 11. Strollers down Main Street should notice the 5k plugs at the store's Cotton Street location. Images of bulldog Bryndle and Mr. and Mrs. Pacman chasing each other attempt to lure runners to buddy up and race. "This race is oriented around a couple's run. How the race scoring works is, instead of just posting one time, you are combining a couple's time for the overall result," said Michael Rothermel at the Manayunk store. The race starts at Coopertown Elementary School in Bryn Mawr, and features two, 1.5 mile-loops around a heart-shaped …