stuff ‘round the mill
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant – Robert Louis Stevenson

That has to be a reference to training! Training is the planting of seeds which will be reaped on RACE DAY!!!

The progress in numbers of local races has been phenomenal. I was in a discussion about how many races we have and how much our running community has contributed to local charities. While the number of running events have increased some of the old running practices have fallen away. The very first Y 5K here in Stroudsburg was the first race I ever ran that didn’t have time splits at the mile marks. While many runners were upset, today it’s the rare race where mile splits are called. I REALLY miss them!

This year the Freedom Fest 5K was the first race I know of where the course wasn’t marked. The race director verbally read off the course description and sent the runners out to find their own way without course marshals to direct the runners. Now don’t get me wrong, I enjoy an adventure as much as most anyone. So don’t call it a 5K! Just line people up, say go run where you want, we hope to see you back here in 2 (3,4,5, or 6) hours!

I know, these races are for a GOOD CAUSE! But doesn’t that mean they should be staged and marked correctly? Doesn’t the fact that they are for charity mean they are held at a HIGHER standard!??? They are to raise money for good causes! Let’s make them GOOD for running also! If they don’t include serious accurate running course why not just tell people go for a walk and mail their money to the charity and skip the running!?!?

Just sayin’.

RESULTS:
HALF WIT HALF – https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/17-reading-half-wit-half-res.pdf
37 2: 16:02 305 ARNDT LARA EAST STROUDSBURG PA F 33 2nd F 30-39
78 2: 28:51 464 SCHOENING ELISSA CRESCO PA F 44 3rd F 40-49
85 2: 30:40 523 ALTEMOSE SHERWOOD ROSETO PA M 61
101 2: 37:26 549 VLASATY PAMELA WIND GAP PA F 44
104 2: 38:02 548 WAGNER DOUGLAS WIND GAP PA M 53
150 2: 59:15 521 VILLIANO JULIE BANGOR PA F 57 4th F 50-59
151 2: 59:16 522 POLICELLI NEIL BANGOR PA M 68 1st M 68 Plus

LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO RUN WILD FOR WILDLIFE CONSERVATION, 10K, 5K and 1 mile Family Fun Walk for Wildlife
10K – https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/17-schnecksville-run-wild-at-lv-zoo-10k-res.pdf
18 46:08 778 BROWN FRANK M 61 1ST M60-69
25 47:36 15 ARNDT LARA F 33 2ND F30-39 –

5K – https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/17-schnecksville-run-wild-at-lv-zoo-5k-res.pdf
194 30:19 490 MCDONALD ROBERT M 79 1ST M70+

FROM JUDGE ZULICK
GB’s Angela Copson, 70, runs to a new world record in the women’s 10,000m (10K) race (70-74 age group) with a time of 44’25″
This email and any attachments are intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed, and may contain information that is privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. You are hereby notified that any use or disclosure of this information is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please reply to the sender so that proper delivery can be arranged, and please delete the original message and any attachments from your mailbox. Thank you for your cooperation.

WEEKEND EVENTS:

FROM JIM DUDEN
Rod, Myself and Mike Correll will be running from the Mill this Saturday. We will be starting at 6:30am. We will run to the Levee Loop on the Brodhead Creek trail to Pinebrook Park and back to the Mill. We will do 14 miles, there are plenty of places to turn around if you want to go less or you can add on. Any questions can be sent to me at jduden58@yahoo.com thank you Jim Duden

I’ve heard rumors of a STROUDFEST 5K but I have no info. It’s a different world when you’re not needed! : )

Let’s get ready for STEAMTOWN

Mill Rats – Sunday through Saturday – 7:30 am all are welcome. Wednesday evening at 5:20 pm. The American Ribbon Mill on Ann Street in Stroudsburg. Join us if you have a tale/tail to share.

Check out the http://www.neparunner.com/ & https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/ & https://readysetrunpoconos.com/ websites for much more complete calendars and results.

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RAT RACES/EVENTS:

09/02 – 1ST ANNUAL SLATE BELT SPRINT – SLATE BELT YMCA – 315 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Pen Argyl PA, 18072 P 610-881-4470 W greatervalleyymca.org SLATE BELT YMCA 315 West Pennsylvania Avenue Pen Argyl, PA 18072

09/10 – VIA Marathon

09/10 – Erie Marathon

09/11 – Registration for the 2018 Boston Marathon will open on Monday, September 11, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. ET. The Boston Athletic Association will use the same process to register qualified runners as it has used in recent years, allowing the fastest qualifiers in their gender and age group to register first. – http://www.baa.org/

09/21 – 24 – CAMP RUNABOUT ADULT TRAINING CAMP – www.camprunabout.com

09/30 – 15th Annual Families First 5K Race/1 Mile Fun Walk – http://www.penargylfamiliesfirst.org/race_17.pdf

09/30 – CORPORAL DICKSON MEMORIAL RUN/WALK RACE – http://cpldicksonmemorial.wixsite.com/mainpage

10/01 – The 4th annual Fleetwood 5k Trail Run/walk will be held on October 1 at 9 am at West End Regional Park in Brodheadsville. This is a pleasant cross-country trail run in 244 acres of Scenic Park. Please join us. More info and registration form is available at www.runsignup.com/Fleetwood5KTrailRun any questions can be directed to Jim Mannello at manelo@ptd.net
Thanks!

10/08 – STEAMTOWN

10/08 – YUENGLING OKTOBERFEST 5K – http://oktoberfestrace.com/

10/15 – 2017 BARRETT SCARECROW 5K RACE

11/05 – NYC MARATHON

11/12 – HARRISBURG MARATHON

11/18 & 19 – FROM ERNEST ROUNDTREE – Here’s the date for the Philly marathon weekend Saturday November 18 is the Philly half marathon and the 8k run and November 19 is the Philly marathon

11/23 – PUMPKIN PIE 5k – Nazareth YMCA

12/09 – The Knights of Columbus Council 13935 will be sponsoring its 7TH ANNUAL KRIS KRINGLE 5K RUN/WALK at Matamoras Airport Park on. The run will be starting at 9 with the walkers leaving 15 minutes earlier. More info when available.
Bill Gaa – 570.445.9551

RAT TRI’S:
09/04 – Donut Derby – bike/donut race – Trexlertown

09/30 – Walpack Wilderness Challenge Du Walpack, NJ

09/30 – Morning Star 5k – Bethlehem

09/30 – Chilli Challenge – Montour Preserve

10/07 – Dirty Dozen Hill Climb – bike race 63 miles Adamstown, PA

10/14 – New Holland Bike Race 50mile – New Holland, PA

10/15 – Lake to Lake 8k trail run – Lake Wallenpaupack

RUNNING THE POCONO’S and BEYOND – http://blogs.thepoconos.com/running-the-poconos/

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“Between you and every goal that you wish to achieve, there is a series of obstacles, and the bigger the goal, the bigger the obstacles. Your decision to be, have and do something out of the ordinary entails facing difficulties and challenges that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.”
~ Brian Tracy

Recently some of the mill rats asked me “how do I (or anyone else) cycle up Bangor Mountain?” There is only one correct answer! You must peddle, and peddle, and when you get tired…KEEP PEDDLING!

Stay at it, there will be plenty of time to rest when we are “laid to rest”.

RESULTS:
08/12 – GIRLS BEST FRIEND – OLYMPIC * SPRINT – VICKSBURG, MI – OLYMPIC TRIATHLON
1000M SWIM / 40K BIKE / 6MI RUN
1 (as in FIRST place) 1/27 215 Debbie Lennox 42 F 1 16:43 1:41 1:42 2 1:15:28 19.7 0:39 5 47:23 7:54 2:21:52
Debbie won by more than 8 minutes!!!! Most all of that was in the SWIM! WAY TO GO DEBBIE!!!!

08/12 – REV3 POCONOS 2017- SPLIT ROCK RESORT Lake Harmony, PA – http://rev3tri.com/pocono-mountains/results/

FROM JEFF SILVERNALE, Jeff sent the original email which is from Brie, ESU MASTERS SWIM PROGRAM

The 2017-2018 Master swimming program will begin on Wednesday September 6th. I have attached the sign up form in this email. The sign up form will also be available on the ESU Swimming website on the right hand column. I look forward to another year full of swimming.
-Brie

RUN THRU THE ECLIPSE – Do any of y’all want to gather at the mill to “run thru the eclipse” Monday?
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Stroudsburg
Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 1:20 pm
Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:42 pm 0.78 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 3:59 pm
Duration: 2 hours, 38 minutes
That’s enough time for a fair distance run! Or bike!

WEEKEND EVENTS:
08/20 – Lehigh Valley Zoo Run Wild for Wildlife Conservation, 10K, 5K and 1 mile Family Fun Walk for Wildlife

Mill Rats – Sunday through Saturday – 7:30 am all are welcome. Wednesday evening at 5:20 pm. The American Ribbon Mill on Ann Street in Stroudsburg. Join us if you have a tale/tail to share.

Check out the http://www.neparunner.com/ & https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/ & https://readysetrunpoconos.com/ websites for much more complete calendars and results.

WHAT ELSE SHOULD BE HERE???????

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RAT RACES/EVENTS:

09/02 – 1ST ANNUAL SLATE BELT SPRINT – SLATE BELT YMCA – 315 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Pen Argyl PA, 18072 P 610-881-4470 W greatervalleyymca.org SLATE BELT YMCA 315 West Pennsylvania Avenue Pen Argyl, PA 18072

09/10 – VIA Marathon

09/10 – Erie Marathon

09/21 – 24 – CAMP RUNABOUT ADULT TRAINING CAMP – www.camprunabout.com

09/30 – 15th Annual Families First 5K Race/1 Mile Fun Walk – http://www.penargylfamiliesfirst.org/race_17.pdf

09/30 – CORPORAL DICKSON MEMORIAL RUN/WALK RACE – http://cpldicksonmemorial.wixsite.com/mainpage

10/01 – The 4th annual Fleetwood 5k Trail Run/walk will be held on October 1 at 9 am at West End Regional Park in Brodheadsville. This is a pleasant cross-country trail run in 244 acres of scenic park. Please join us. More info and registration form is available at www.runsignup.com/Fleetwood5KTrailRun any questions can be directed to Jim Mannello at manelo@ptd.net
Thanks!

10/08 – STEAMTOWN

10/08 – YUENGLING OKTOBERFEST 5K – http://oktoberfestrace.com/

10/15 – 2017 BARRETT SCARECROW 5K RACE

11/05 – NYC MARATHON

11/12 – HARRISBURG MARATHON

11/18 & 19 – FROM ERNEST ROUNDTREE – Here’s the date for the Philly marathon weekend Saturday November 18 is the Philly half marathon and the 8k run and November 19 is the Philly marathon

11/23 – PUMPKIN PIE 5k – Nazareth YMCA

12/09 – The Knights of Columbus Council 13935 will be sponsoring its 7TH ANNUAL KRIS KRINGLE 5K RUN/WALK at Matamoras Airport Park on. The run will be starting at 9 with the walkers leaving 15 minutes earlier. More info when available.
Bill Gaa – 570.445.9551

RAT TRI’S:
09/04 – Donut Derby – bike/donut race – Trexlertown

09/30 – Walpack Wilderness Challenge Du Walpack, NJ

09/30 – Morning Star 5k – Bethlehem

09/30 – Chilli Challenge – Montour Preserve

10/07 – Dirty Dozen Hill Climb – bike race 63 miles Adamstown, PA

10/14 – New Holland Bike Race 50mile – New Holland, PA

10/15 – Lake to Lake 8k trail run – Lake Wallenpaupack

RUNNING THE POCONO’S and BEYOND – http://blogs.thepoconos.com/running-the-poconos/

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“When the world says, “Give up,” Hope whispers, ‘Try it one more time.’ ”
~ Unknown

Locals training for Steamtown are going to love this weekend’s training weather! We have both veterans and first timers training for Steamtown this year.

Steamtown is a true GEM! For about 10 years it was my only “home” marathon. Now RFR is my home marathon with Steamtown a close half a step behind!

The course has gone through a number of what many feel is minor changes, the most significant may the rail to trail sections which on one hand are wonderful, yet on another I don’t like them! I LOVE the fans! The rails to trails make it a bit more difficult for the fans to get to the courses edge! I for one feed off the fans enthusiasm! I love when the fans lie to me, tell me I’m almost there! Tell me how good I look! If you who are fans think you don’t make a difference, YOU ARE WRONG! YOU ARE A BLESSING!

My memories of Steamtown are priceless! There are the years I felt as though I flew through it and then there are years I struggled from the start line to the finish!

As my finish times fell off I’ve found myself being criticized by training mates and deeply hurt by those who say “I’d rather not run than take more than 6 hours to finish!” I guess when some give up there is the temptation to be negative about those who cling to past glory! But, the ridicule only hurts when I’m not training; training for a marathon is right at the top of my list of blessings! After each marathon regardless of my performance I thank the good Lord above for His gift of life and the finish of another marathon! And if it is my fate to be the crazy old man who didn’t know when to quit, AMEN! We all will die one day, let me die on the run! Big smile here, there have been several times I’ve been sure I was about to die while running! : )

The gifts of the marathon and ultramarathon have been many! I’ve never run a marathon I didn’t meet a special person that I shared some banter with along the way. There’s never been a marathon finish or DNF that I didn’t learn something important from! The things I’ve learned are about myself, my courage, my willingness or not to give in to failure!

So boys and girls “man up” let’s train! Lord willin’ I plan to see you in Steamtown!

FROM JIM – Hi Rod – Could you please put on to your calendar the following-
The 4th annual Fleetwood 5k Trail Run/walk will be held on October 1 at 9 am at West End Regional Park in Brodheadsville. This is a pleasant cross-country trail run in 244 acres of scenic park. Please join us. More info and registration form is available at www.runsignup.com/Fleetwood5KTrailRun Any questions can be directed to Jim Mannello at manelo@ptd.net
Thanks!

An article in Ultra Running magazine about the 153 mile Spartathalon:

https://ultrarunning.com/features/destinations/spartathlons-untold-story/?utm_source=Weekly+Newsletter&utm_campaign=3b585d20df-Weekly+Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1577fa00f6-3b585d20df-153542577

THIS WEEKEND
08/12 – REV3 POCONOS 2017- SPLIT ROCK RESORT Lake Harmony, PA

08/12 – Nightmare Tour – 177 mile bike race – Lancaster County

08/13 – Steelman Tri – Lake Nockamixon

Mill Rats – Sunday through Saturday – 7:30 am all are welcome. Wednesday evening at 5:20 pm. The American Ribbon Mill on Ann Street in Stroudsburg. Join us if you have a tale/tail to share.

Check out the http://www.neparunner.com/ & https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/ & https://readysetrunpoconos.com/ websites for much more complete calendars and results.

WHAT ELSE SHOULD BE HERE???????

If you don’t want to receive these emails please let me know!
rod@haskertextiles.com or rodhasker@gmail.com

RAT RACES/EVENTS:
08/20 – Lehigh Valley Zoo Run Wild for Wildlife Conservation, 10K, 5K and 1 mile Family Fun Walk for Wildlife

09/02 – 1ST ANNUAL SLATE BELT SPRINT – SLATE BELT YMCA – 315 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Pen Argyl PA, 18072 P 610-881-4470 W greatervalleyymca.org SLATE BELT YMCA 315 West Pennsylvania Avenue Pen Argyl, PA 18072

09/10 – VIA Marathon

09/10 – Erie Marathon

09/21 – 24 – CAMP RUNABOUT ADULT TRAINING CAMP – www.camprunabout.com

09/30 – 15th Annual Families First 5K Race/1 Mile Fun Walk – http://www.penargylfamiliesfirst.org/race_17.pdf

09/30 – CORPORAL DICKSON MEMORIAL RUN/WALK RACE – http://cpldicksonmemorial.wixsite.com/mainpage

10/01 – The 4th annual Fleetwood 5k Trail Run/walk will be held on October 1 at 9 am at West End Regional Park in Brodheadsville. This is a pleasant cross-country trail run in 244 acres of scenic park. Please join us. More info and registration form is available at www.runsignup.com/Fleetwood5KTrailRun any questions can be directed to Jim Mannello at manelo@ptd.net
Thanks!

10/08 – STEAMTOWN

10/08 – YUENGLING OKTOBERFEST 5K – http://oktoberfestrace.com/

10/15 – 2017 BARRETT SCARECROW 5K RACE

11/05 – NYC MARATHON

11/12 – HARRISBURG MARATHON

11/18 & 19 – FROM ERNEST ROUNDTREE – Here’s the date for the Philly marathon weekend Saturday November 18 is the Philly half marathon and the 8k run and November 19 is the Philly marathon

11/23 – PUMPKIN PIE 5k – Nazareth YMCA

12/09 – The Knights of Columbus Council 13935 will be sponsoring its 7TH ANNUAL KRIS KRINGLE 5K RUN/WALK at Matamoras Airport Park on. The run will be starting at 9 with the walkers leaving 15 minutes earlier. More info when available.
Bill Gaa – 570.445.9551

RAT TRI’S:
09/04 – Donut Derby – bike/donut race – Trexlertown

09/30 – Walpack Wilderness Challenge Du Walpack, NJ

09/30 – Morning Star 5k – Bethlehem

09/30 – Chilli Challenge – Montour Preserve

10/07 – Dirty Dozen Hill Climb – bike race 63 miles Adamstown, PA

10/14 – New Holland Bike Race 50mile – New Holland, PA

10/15 – Lake to Lake 8k trail run – Lake Wallenpaupack

RUNNING THE POCONO’S and BEYOND – http://blogs.thepoconos.com/running-the-poconos/

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FROM DOLORES – GIRLS ON THE RUN – Hey Rod
Can you send out to your group Girls on the Run is looking for coaches male or female for our upcoming fall season
They can email me for more info
Thanks
Dolores

FWIW – I don’t know if any of y’all are following “the Pocono ninja” as he is training and doing Ninja Warrior exhibitions that are on facebook, possibly elsewhere!

Being an exceptional athlete is not something new to Matt. Amongst the accomplishments I’m aware of he has cycled across the US of A and he did the first Half Ironman held here in the Poconos. I believe he’s done at least one RFR marathon also.

In speaking with Tim Arnst last night I learned he did an event in July where he racked up 52 during a 24 hour event near Bloomsburg!

I was mention to a dear friend about the fact that I love doing my long runs on an out and back course. ‘round the mill we used to do many group long runs up 611 and back to the mill. We had the miles marked up to 12 miles so we could do 24 mile round trips.
I had a route I would use from my home that easily allowed up to a 36 mile training run.

It’s nice to know the turf you’ll returning on plus knowing I was running back to my home helped to draw and make finishing some long runs a little easier.

The problem now, and it’s a bit embarrassing, is that when I’m tired and feel it’s time and make my turn and begin my trek home I can immediately see my home! And it’s not because my vision is so great! : (

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“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”
~ Henry David Thoreau

It IS about you!!! Your life, you’re running, it’s ALL about you! Make the most of it! Be the best you can be!!!

THE MUSIKFEST 5K results – http://georesults.racemine.com/ckrunning/events/2017/musikfest-5k/results
15 – DAVID POWELL – 20:26
190 – ELEANOR PRICE – 27:26
199 – LAUREN REDUZZI – 27:36
179 – ROB KLEINLE – 27:11
266 – SETH WERKHEISER – 28:50
401 – DOMITA WHITE – 31:47
409 – LYNN VANDER SCHANS – 31:55
423 – GEOFF GRUPPO – 32:18
498 – PATRICIA CLAY – 34:08
518 – KARA HARTZELL – 34:46
546 – MICHELLE NECHETSK – 35:43
547 – JEREMY SCHAFER – 35:44
564 – SOPHIA BUBBA 36:17
593 – JACK DAVIS – 37:21
606 – KENDALL NOELLE – 38:20
610 – EILEEN NOELLE – 38:24
613 – CHERYL BETZ – 38:27
614 – JILL GREENWOOD – 38:30
679 – TORI VANDER SCHANS – 41:18
700 – JIM O’BRIEN – 42:47
706 – BERNADETTE DAVIS – 42:57
709 – KATI HOLMES – 43:10
735 – LINDA TOLENO – 45:46
736 – ED ALEMAN – 45:50
737 – SUZANNE STREISGUTH – 45:56
748 – LAURA BELLEW – 46:38
789 – CHERYL YACUBOSKI – 51:12
790 – CAROL BARTLETT – 51:12
791 – MICHAEL ANDERSON – 52:01

EVENTS ADDED:
FROM PHIL GIAQUINTO (MR. G):
Hi Rod,
I hope you can add our 15th Annual Families First 5K Race/1 Mile Fun Walk to your calendar. The race is September 30, 2017.
Thanks,
Phil

http://www.penargylfamiliesfirst.org/race_17.pdf

ALSO FROM Mr. G

09/24 – ST LUKE’S BLUE RIBBON 5K – St. Luke’s Anderson Campus – 1872 Riverside Circle Easton PA 18045 reg. 7:30 – race at 8:30
Entry info attached

FROM BILL GAA:
10/09 – KRIS KRINGLE 5K – The race begins and ends at Matamoras Airport Park, 701 Avenue Q Matamoras, PA 18336
Times: Registration and Packet/Hat Pick-up: 7:30AM to 8:45AM – Walkers Start: 8:45AM – Runner Start: 9:00AM Entry info attached

THIS WEEKEND
08/12 – REV3 POCONOS 2017- SPLIT ROCK RESORT Lake Harmony, PA

08/12 – Nightmare Tour – 177 mile bike race – Lancaster County

08/13 – Steelman Tri – Lake Nockamixon

Mill Rats – Sunday through Saturday – 7:30 am all are welcome. Wednesday evening at 5:20 pm. The American Ribbon Mill on Ann Street in Stroudsburg. Join us if you have a tale/tail to share.

Check out the http://www.neparunner.com/ & https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/ & https://readysetrunpoconos.com/ websites for much more complete calendars and results.

WHAT ELSE SHOULD BE HERE???????

If you don’t want to receive these emails please let me know!
rod@haskertextiles.com or rodhasker@gmail.com

RAT RACES/EVENTS:
08/20 – Lehigh Valley Zoo Run Wild for Wildlife Conservation, 10K, 5K and 1 mile Family Fun Walk for Wildlife

09/02 – 1ST ANNUAL SLATE BELT SPRINT – SLATE BELT YMCA – 315 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Pen Argyl PA, 18072 P 610-881-4470 W greatervalleyymca.org SLATE BELT YMCA 315 West Pennsylvania Avenue Pen Argyl, PA 18072

09/10 – VIA Marathon

09/10 – Erie Marathon

09/21 – 24 – CAMP RUNABOUT ADULT TRAINING CAMP – www.camprunabout.com

09/30 – 15th Annual Families First 5K Race/1 Mile Fun Walk – http://www.penargylfamiliesfirst.org/race_17.pdf

09/30 – CORPORAL DICKSON MEMORIAL RUN/WALK RACE – http://cpldicksonmemorial.wixsite.com/mainpage

10/08 – STEAMTOWN

10/08 – YUENGLING OKTOBERFEST 5K – http://oktoberfestrace.com/

10/15 – 2017 BARRETT SCARECROW 5K RACE

11/05 – NYC MARATHON

11/12 – HARRISBURG MARATHON

11/18 & 19 – FROM ERNEST ROUNDTREE – Here’s the date for the Philly marathon weekend Saturday November 18 is the Philly half marathon and the 8k run and November 19 is the Philly marathon

11/23 – PUMPKIN PIE 5k – Nazareth YMCA

12/09 – The Knights of Columbus Council 13935 will be sponsoring its 7TH ANNUAL KRIS KRINGLE 5K RUN/WALK at Matamoras Airport Park on. The run will be starting at 9 with the walkers leaving 15 minutes earlier. More info when available.
Bill Gaa – 570.445.9551

RAT TRI’S:
09/04 – Donut Derby – bike/donut race – Trexlertown

09/30 – Walpack Wilderness Challenge Du Walpack, NJ

09/30 – Morning Star 5k – Bethlehem

09/30 – Chilli Challenge – Montour Preserve

10/07 – Dirty Dozen Hill Climb – bike race 63 miles Adamstown, PA

10/14 – New Holland Bike Race 50mile – New Holland, PA

10/15 – Lake to Lake 8k trail run – Lake Wallenpaupack

RUNNING THE POCONO’S and BEYOND – http://blogs.thepoconos.com/running-the-poconos/

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Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. – Thomas Jefferson

I don’t know if I missed an edict or what but I stopped by the mill Tuesday during my ride to work and looking around the lot I notice many mill rat autos are grey, mill rat grey in color. Yes, it does appear to be mostly but not exclusively the older rats. A few of the younger rats have gone grey. Could it be some are carrying this mill rat thingy a bit too far?? Should it come there are tails sticking out of the rear ends of cars we may have a problem.

FROM GINA FISH AND BILL GAA. Bill was one of the proud coaches of Hong a marvelous athlete at Notre Dame High School in East Stroudsburg.

07/29 – BURNING RIVER 100 MILE
Hong Da Sa – 22:59.37 – 26th overall 4th female Stroudsburg PA, When she was a senior at Notre Dame she was awarded PARC’s Cross Country female runner of the year.

Thang Da Sa – 50 miles (I understand Thang was injured and had to withdraw at 65 miles)

In 1969 the Cuyahoga River caught fire hence the name Burning River https://clevelandhistorical.org/items/show/63#.WYPbFIjys2w

New event FROM PRETZEL CITY SPORTS – App & full details @ https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/race-applications/
09/02 – 1ST ANNUAL SLATE BELT SPRINT – SLATE BELT YMCA – 315 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Pen Argyl PA, 18072 P 610-881-4470 W greatervalleyymca.org SLATE BELT YMCA 315 West Pennsylvania Avenue Pen Argyl, PA 18072

THIS WEEKEND
08/05 – THE MUSIKFEST 5K will accompany the iconic Musikfest Festival in Bethlehem http://musikfest5k.com/

Train hard, train safely! YOU ARE IMPORTANT TO THIS COMMUNITY!!!

Mill Rats – Sunday through Saturday – 7:30 am all are welcome. Wednesday evening at 5:20 pm. The American Ribbon Mill on Ann Street in Stroudsburg. Join us if you have a tale/tail to share.

Check out the http://www.neparunner.com/ & https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/ & https://readysetrunpoconos.com/ websites for much more complete calendars and results.

WHAT ELSE SHOULD BE HERE?

If you don’t want to receive these emails please let me know!
rod@haskertextiles.com or rodhasker@gmail.com

RAT RACES/EVENTS:
08/20 – Lehigh Valley Zoo Run Wild for Wildlife Conservation, 10K, 5K and 1 mile Family Fun Walk for Wildlife

09/02 – 1ST ANNUAL SLATE BELT SPRINT – SLATE BELT YMCA – 315 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Pen Argyl PA, 18072 P 610-881-4470 W greatervalleyymca.org SLATE BELT YMCA 315 West Pennsylvania Avenue Pen Argyl, PA 18072

09/10 – VIA Marathon

09/10 – Erie Marathon

09/21 – 24 – CAMP RUNABOUT ADULT TRAINING CAMP – www.camprunabout.com

09/30 – CORPORAL DICKSON MEMORIAL RUN/WALK RACE – http://cpldicksonmemorial.wixsite.com/mainpage

10/08 – STEAMTOWN

10/08 – YUENGLING OKTOBERFEST 5K – http://oktoberfestrace.com/

10/15 – 2017 BARRETT SCARECROW 5K RACE

11/05 – NYC MARATHON

11/12 – HARRISBURG MARATHON

11/18 & 19 – FROM ERNEST ROUNDTREE – Here’s the date for the Philly marathon weekend Saturday November 18 is the Philly half marathon and the 8k run and November 19 is the Philly marathon

11/23 – PUMPKIN PIE 5k – Nazareth YMCA

12/09 – The Knights of Columbus Council 13935 will be sponsoring its 7TH ANNUAL KRIS KRINGLE 5K RUN/WALK at Matamoras Airport Park on. The run will be starting at 9 with the walkers leaving 15 minutes earlier. More info when available.
Bill Gaa – 570.445.9551

RAT TRI’S:
08/12 – REV3 POCONOS 2017- SPLIT ROCK RESORT Lake Harmony, PA

08/12 – Nightmare Tour – 177 mile bike race – Lancaster County

08/13 – Steelman Tri – Lake Nockamixon

09/04 – Donut Derby – bike/donut race – Trexlertown

09/30 – Walpack Wilderness Challenge Du Walpack, NJ

09/30 – Morning Star 5k – Bethlehem

09/30 – Chilli Challenge – Montour Preserve

10/07 – Dirty Dozen Hill Climb – bike race 63 miles Adamstown, PA

10/14 – New Holland Bike Race 50mile – New Holland, PA

10/15 – Lake to Lake 8k trail run – Lake Wallenpaupack

RUNNING THE POCONO’S and BEYOND – http://blogs.thepoconos.com/running-the-poconos/

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stuff ‘round the mill
Success isn’t given. It’s earned on the track, on the field, in the gym. With blood sweat and the occasional tear. Author unknown

I have heard Lynn, along with Lisa, will return to Lake Placid again next year!

LAKE PLACID IRONMAN
I missed a local athlete
Brown, James USA 159 1334 1800 01:44:44 06:28:18 06:41:01 15:17:48 1000
Originally from: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/lake-placid/results.aspx#ixzz4nwxY3fMW

FROM BILL GAA – KRIS KRINGLE 5K – app attached (I hope)

An article about increasing your speed.

https://www.verywell.com/how-to-improve-your-stride-turnover-2911280

THIS WEEKEND
TRAINING! 11 weeks to Steamtown

Mill Rats – Sunday through Saturday – 7:30 am all are welcome. Wednesday evening at 5:20 pm. The American Ribbon Mill on Ann Street in Stroudsburg. Join us if you have a tale/tail to share.

Check out the http://www.neparunner.com/ & https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/ & https://readysetrunpoconos.com/ websites for much more complete calendars and results.

WHAT ELSE SHOULD BE HERE?

If you don’t want to receive these emails please let me know!
rod@haskertextiles.com or rodhasker@gmail.com

RAT RACES/EVENTS:

08/05 – THE MUSIKFEST 5K will accompany the iconic Musikfest Festival in Bethlehem http://musikfest5k.com/

08/20 – Lehigh Valley Zoo Run Wild for Wildlife Conservation, 10K, 5K and 1 mile Family Fun Walk for Wildlife

09/10 – VIA Marathon

09/10 – Erie Marathon

09/21 – 24 – CAMP RUNABOUT ADULT TRAINING CAMP – www.camprunabout.com

09/30 – CORPORAL DICKSON MEMORIAL RUN/WALK RACE – http://cpldicksonmemorial.wixsite.com/mainpage

10/08 – STEAMTOWN

10/08 – YUENGLING OKTOBERFEST 5K – http://oktoberfestrace.com/

10/15 – 2017 BARRETT SCARECROW 5K RACE

11/05 – NYC MARATHON

11/12 – HARRISBURG MARATHON

11/18 & 19 – FROM ERNEST ROUNDTREE – Here’s the date for the Philly marathon weekend Saturday November 18 is the Philly half marathon and the 8k run and November 19 is the Philly marathon

11/23 – PUMPKIN PIE 5k – Nazareth YMCA

12/09 – The Knights of Columbus Council 13935 will be sponsoring its 7TH ANNUAL KRIS KRINGLE 5K RUN/WALK at Matamoras Airport Park on. The run will be starting at 9 with the walkers leaving 15 minutes earlier. More info when available.
Bill Gaa – 570.445.9551

RAT TRI’S:
08/12 – REV3 POCONOS 2017- SPLIT ROCK RESORT Lake Harmony, PA

08/12 – Nightmare Tour – 177 mile bike race – Lancaster County

08/13 – Steelman Tri – Lake Nockamixon

09/04 – Donut Derby – bike/donut race – Trexlertown

09/30 – Walpack Wilderness Challenge Du Walpack, NJ

09/30 – Morning Star 5k – Bethlehem

09/30 – Chilli Challenge – Montour Preserve

10/07 – Dirty Dozen Hill Climb – bike race 63 miles Adamstown, PA

10/14 – New Holland Bike Race 50mile – New Holland, PA

10/15 – Lake to Lake 8k trail run – Lake Wallenpaupack

RUNNING THE POCONO’S and BEYOND – http://blogs.thepoconos.com/running-the-poconos/

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Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.”
- Roy T. Bennett,

RESULTS
2017 NEW JERSEY STATE TRIATHLON sprint
ASHLEY COLEMAN KUNKLETOWN/PA 21 573 1363 48 2:25:05
JOCELYN SHILLING F 56 SAYLORSBURG, PA 1:10:39 1:10:39 SPRINT (3rd in age)
ANTHONY MUSCARELLO M 45 PEARL RIVER, NY 2:35:04 2:35:04 OLYMPIC

DENVILLE TRIATHLON
Nikki Sabol-Perschy 37 F 168 14:23 2:20 104 | :45 29 | 29:03 18.6 54 | 1:04 129 | 26:16 8:27 67 |1:11:31
Darlene Sabol-Perschy 48 F 203 17:13 2:48 174 | 1:12 58 | 32:35 16.6 124 | 1:13 159 | 32:31 10:28 171 |1:24:44
Vincent Gloria Bangor, PA 50 M 183 50 1:30:37.36

LAKE PLACID IRONMAN
Pizzuto, John USA 45 914 1182 01:01:38 07:01:16 05:06:57 13:34:50 2763
Pizzuto, Lisa USA 59 332 1386 01:03:14 07:23:56 05:15:18 14:02:41 2627
Byrne, Lynn USA 12 622 2192 01:50:15 08:22:29 06:22:37 17:00:04 1285

CAMP RUNABOUT ADULT TRAINING CAMP today. There is a $120 discount in effect until 7/26.

http://mailchi.mp/camprunabout.com/120-off-camp-registration?e=a875b6a7fe

THIS WEEKEND
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Mill Rats – Sunday through Saturday – 7:30 am all are welcome. Wednesday evening at 5:20 pm. The American Ribbon Mill on Ann Street in Stroudsburg. Join us if you have a tale to share.

Check out the http://www.neparunner.com/ & https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/ & https://readysetrunpoconos.com/ websites for much more complete calendars and results.

WHAT ELSE SHOULD BE HERE?

If you don’t want to receive these emails please let me know!
rod@haskertextiles.com or rodhasker@gmail.com

RAT RACES/EVENTS:

08/05 – THE MUSIKFEST 5K will accompany the iconic Musikfest Festival in Bethlehem http://musikfest5k.com/

08/20 – Lehigh Valley Zoo Run Wild for Wildlife Conservation, 10K, 5K and 1 mile Family Fun Walk for Wildlife

09/10 – VIA Marathon

09/10 – Erie Marathon

09/21 – 24 – CAMP RUNABOUT ADULT TRAINING CAMP – www.camprunabout.com

09/30 – CORPORAL DICKSON MEMORIAL RUN/WALK RACE – http://cpldicksonmemorial.wixsite.com/mainpage

10/08 – STEAMTOWN

10/08 – YUENGLING OKTOBERFEST 5K – http://oktoberfestrace.com/

10/15 – 2017 BARRETT SCARECROW 5K RACE

11/05 – NYC MARATHON

11/12 – HARRISBURG MARATHON

11/23 – PUMPKIN PIE 5k – Nazareth YMCA

12/09 – The Knights of Columbus Council 13935 will be sponsoring its 7TH ANNUAL KRIS KRINGLE 5K RUN/WALK at Matamoras Airport Park on. The run will be starting at 9 with the walkers leaving 15 minutes earlier. More info when available.
Bill Gaa – 570.445.9551

RAT TRI’S:
07/15 – New Holland Bike Race 50mile

07/16 – Anthracite Tri – Mauch Chunk Lake Park

07/22 – NJ State Tri – Mercer County Park, NJ

07/23 – LAKE PLACID IRONMAN – Lisa and Lynn

08/12 – REV3 POCONOS 2017- SPLIT ROCK RESORT Lake Harmony, PA

08/12 – Nightmare Tour – 177 mile bike race – Lancaster County

08/13 – Steelman Tri – Lake Nockamixon

09/04 – Donut Derby – bike/donut race – Trexlertown

09/30 – Walpack Wilderness Challenge Du Walpack, NJ

09/30 – Morning Star 5k – Bethlehem

09/30 – Chilli Challenge – Montour Preserve

10/07 – Dirty Dozen Hill Climb – bike race 63 miles Adamstown, PA

10/14 – New Holland Bike Race 50mile – New Holland, PA

10/15 – Lake to Lake 8k trail run – Lake Wallenpaupack

11/18 & 19 – FROM ERNEST ROUNDTREE – Here’s the date for the Philly marathon weekend Saturday November 18 is the Philly half marathon and the 8k run and November 19 is the Philly marathon

RUNNING THE POCONO’S and BEYOND – http://blogs.thepoconos.com/running-the-poconos/

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stuff ‘round the mill
There’s not a better feeling than when you have found that moment of balance and harmony when both running and life come together. Then you know why you run and that you couldn’t live without it. ~ Joan Benoit Samuelson

May we all be blessed as Joan wrote!

I signed up for the CAMP RUNABOUT ADULT TRAINING CAMP today. There is a $120 discount in effect until 7/26.

http://mailchi.mp/camprunabout.com/120-off-camp-registration?e=a875b6a7fe

LINDA CREED 5K – results here – https://runsignup.com/Race/FindARunner/?raceId=9304&page=3 318 RUNNERS!!!

THIS WEEKEND
07/23 – LAKE PLACID IRONMAN – Lisa Pizzuto and Lynn Byrne – The girls are on site and ready to rumble!! – GOOD LUCK LADIES!!

Mill Rats – Sunday through Saturday – 7:30 am all are welcome. Wednesday evening at 5:20 pm. The American Ribbon Mill on Ann Street in Stroudsburg. Join us if you have a tale to share.

Check out the http://www.neparunner.com/ & https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/ & https://readysetrunpoconos.com/ websites for much more complete calendars and results.

WHAT ELSE SHOULD BE HERE?

If you don’t want to receive these emails please let me know!
rod@haskertextiles.com or rodhasker@gmail.com

RAT RACES/EVENTS:

08/05 – THE MUSIKFEST 5K will accompany the iconic Musikfest Festival in Bethlehem http://musikfest5k.com/

08/20 – Lehigh Valley Zoo Run Wild for Wildlife Conservation, 10K, 5K and 1 mile Family Fun Walk for Wildlife

09/10 – VIA Marathon

09/10 – Erie Marathon

09/21 – 24 – CAMP RUNABOUT ADULT TRAINING CAMP – www.camprunabout.com

09/30 – CORPORAL DICKSON MEMORIAL RUN/WALK RACE – http://cpldicksonmemorial.wixsite.com/mainpage

10/08 – STEAMTOWN

10/08 – YUENGLING OKTOBERFEST 5K – http://oktoberfestrace.com/

10/15 – 2017 BARRETT SCARECROW 5K RACE

11/05 – NYC MARATHON

11/12 – HARRISBURG MARATHON

11/23 – PUMPKIN PIE 5k – Nazareth YMCA

12/09 – The Knights of Columbus Council 13935 will be sponsoring its 7TH ANNUAL KRIS KRINGLE 5K RUN/WALK at Matamoras Airport Park on. The run will be starting at 9 with the walkers leaving 15 minutes earlier. More info when available.
Bill Gaa – 570.445.9551

RAT TRI’S:
07/15 – New Holland Bike Race 50mile

07/16 – Anthracite Tri – Mauch Chunk Lake Park

07/22 – NJ State Tri – Mercer County Park, NJ

07/23 – LAKE PLACID IRONMAN – Lisa and Lynn

08/12 – REV3 POCONOS 2017- SPLIT ROCK RESORT Lake Harmony, PA

08/12 – Nightmare Tour – 177 mile bike race – Lancaster County

08/13 – Steelman Tri – Lake Nockamixon

09/04 – Donut Derby – bike/donut race – Trexlertown

09/30 – Walpack Wilderness Challenge Du Walpack, NJ

09/30 – Morning Star 5k – Bethlehem

09/30 – Chilli Challenge – Montour Preserve

10/07 – Dirty Dozen Hill Climb – bike race 63 miles Adamstown, PA

10/14 – New Holland Bike Race 50mile – New Holland, PA

10/15 – Lake to Lake 8k trail run – Lake Wallenpaupack

11/18 & 19 – FROM ERNEST ROUNDTREE – Here’s the date for the Philly marathon weekend Saturday November 18 is the Philly half marathon and the 8k run and November 19 is the Philly marathon

RUNNING THE POCONO’S and BEYOND – http://blogs.thepoconos.com/running-the-poconos/

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stuff ‘round the mill
“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton

The fall marathon season isn’t far away. I hope your keeping your training regimen.

I love training in the kind of heat we’ve had during recent days! But I do take some precautions. I take a 20 oz. water bottle along for any run, and 2 bottles for any run over 8 miles. If I drain one I begin looking for the next fast food restaurant where I will refill my empty bottle in a bathroom sink. I’ve refilled bottles at spigots after asking home owner’s permission to do so. There is water all around when we run, plan your running or cycling course with water in mind! Ice cream too!

Please keep training! Please do it safely, you are VERY important!

THIS WEEKEND
07/15 – LINDA CREED BREAST CANCER 5K RUN/WALK on July 15, 2017 Pinecrest Swim Club in Pocono Pines. Pre-registration is $23 until July 12th and $28 registration day of event. Bib and T Shirt pick up for pre-registered entrants will be on Friday, July 14 from 3-6pm at Van Gilder’s Jubilee Restaurant in Pocono Pines. For more details and to register: www.breastcancerrally.org Volunteer opportunities are also available, please see website for more information. All proceeds of the event stay local, as the Linda Creed Breast Cancer Organization works directly with Dale & Frances Hughes Cancer Center in East Stroudsburg to distribute the funds accordingly.

Mill Rats – Sunday through Saturday – 7:30 am all are welcome. Wednesday evening at 5:20 pm. The American Ribbon Mill on Ann Street in Stroudsburg. Join us if you have a tale to share.

Check out the http://www.neparunner.com/ & https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/ & https://readysetrunpoconos.com/ websites for much more complete calendars and results.

WHAT ELSE SHOULD BE HERE?

If you don’t want to receive these emails please let me know!
rod@haskertextiles.com or rodhasker@gmail.com

RAT RACES/EVENTS:

07/23 – LAKE PLACID IRONMAN – Lisa Pizzuto and Lynn Byrne

08/05 – THE MUSIKFEST 5K will accompany the iconic Musikfest Festival in Bethlehem http://musikfest5k.com/

08/20 – Lehigh Valley Zoo Run Wild for Wildlife Conservation, 10K, 5K and 1 mile Family Fun Walk for Wildlife

09/10 – VIA Marathon

09/10 – Erie Marathon

09/21 – 24 – CAMP RUNABOUT ADULT TRAINING CAMP – www.camprunabout.com

09/30 – CORPORAL DICKSON MEMORIAL RUN/WALK RACE – http://cpldicksonmemorial.wixsite.com/mainpage

10/08 – STEAMTOWN

10/08 – YUENGLING OKTOBERFEST 5K – http://oktoberfestrace.com/

10/15 – 2017 BARRETT SCARECROW 5K RACE

11/05 – NYC MARATHON

11/12 – HARRISBURG MARATHON

11/23 – PUMPKIN PIE 5k – Nazareth YMCA

12/09 – The Knights of Columbus Council 13935 will be sponsoring its 7TH ANNUAL KRIS KRINGLE 5K RUN/WALK at Matamoras Airport Park on. The run will be starting at 9 with the walkers leaving 15 minutes earlier. More info when available.
Bill Gaa – 570.445.9551

RAT TRI’S:
07/15 – New Holland Bike Race 50mile

07/16 – Anthracite Tri – Mauch Chunk Lake Park

07/22 – NJ State Tri – Mercer County Park, NJ

07/23 – LAKE PLACID IRONMAN – Lisa and Lynn

08/12 – REV3 POCONOS 2017- SPLIT ROCK RESORT Lake Harmony, PA

08/12 – Nightmare Tour – 177 mile bike race – Lancaster County

08/13 – Steelman Tri – Lake Nockamixon

09/04 – Donut Derby – bike/donut race – Trexlertown

09/30 – Walpack Wilderness Challenge Du Walpack, NJ

09/30 – Morning Star 5k – Bethlehem

09/30 – Chilli Challenge – Montour Preserve

10/07 – Dirty Dozen Hill Climb – bike race 63 miles Adamstown, PA

10/14 – New Holland Bike Race 50mile – New Holland, PA

10/15 – Lake to Lake 8k trail run – Lake Wallenpaupack

11/18 & 19 – FROM ERNEST ROUNDTREE – Here’s the date for the Philly marathon weekend Saturday November 18 is the Philly half marathon and the 8k run and November 19 is the Philly marathon

RUNNING THE POCONO’S and BEYOND – http://blogs.thepoconos.com/running-the-poconos/

If you don’t want to receive these emails please let me know!
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