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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???????

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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?

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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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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!
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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
???

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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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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“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/

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I hope many of y’all got to see Mill Rat Matt Guardo on American Ninja Warrior last night. He was awesome! His family is awesome! It’s wonderful to see good things happen to good people!

I know I speak for all when I say we are truly proud of you and your family!

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Don’t wait for the perfect moment, take the moment and make it perfect! – Joey Sayward

NOW would be the perfect moment to go for a RUN! Let’s get to it!

FROM BILL GAA – http://mainlymarathons.com/ 5k through 100k and multi day events. Thank you Bill!

FROM BILL REIFSNYDER – CAMP RUNABOUT ADULT TRAINING CAMP – www.camprunabout.com
This is not a direct quote, Bill needs some counselors to help lead the morning runs in exchange for free entry to camp. Bill is looking for folks who know trails in and around Camp Lindenmere, Camelback and Tobyhanna Lake. Contact Bill about your favorite trail, PLEASE! Bill can be contacted through the website above.

At the present stage of my running ability I could easily be compared to a broken down old donkey, I can’t get outta my own way and too stubborn to quit! Sometimes Grammie who is very sweet to me says I smell like a donkey! I can’t really run, most times I walk with a limp,
BUT I am hoping Lord Willin’ to participate in this camp! I feel this camp comes a close second to The Pocono Red Cross Marathon in importance to the promotion of running in Monroe County!

The people you may meet, the instructors that will be present, the experiences you will share are PRICELESS! This camp is a God send! Please consider helping, participating, ANYTHING constructive you can add!

SAD STORY – http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/marcos-breton/article157835764.html

THIS WEEKEND
No events have been called to my attention, NEXT WEEK – LINDA CREED BREAST CANCER 5K RUN

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!
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RAT RACES/EVENTS:
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.

07/23 – LAKE PLACID IRONMAN – Lisa and Lynn

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

9/21 – 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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“The marathon is a charismatic event. It has everything. It has drama. It has competition. It has camaraderie. It has heroism. Every jogger can’t dream of being an Olympic champion, but he can dream of finishing a marathon.” Author unknown

This is a particularly interesting quote for me as I thought many time of running a marathon long before I took my first steps as a runner. I mean at a time when the thought of running was completely absent from my mind. I had no interest in running, other than a marathon! I had no concept of the training and discipline required.

My first marathon was 1993 in Atlantic City. I was going to run that one and be done with marathons, probably running entirely. I had made some friends through running but running simply didn’t provide reward I was searching for.

Three miles into the marathon run my right knee kept buckling, I was thinking about quitting, there was little doubt in my mind that IF I finished this damn run it would be my last!

In the end, with 26.2 miles of pain and suffering behind me I found myself completely astonished about my thoughts getting back to training for my next marathon. 4 hours and 36 minutes of thinking this sucks, I should be running faster, I should have trained harder. Kenny, Bobby, Dave, and Ray, they were all so way far ahead of me! Even Oprah ran her first marathon in 4:30, I was a disgrace!

Today my ONLY FEAR is I may not heal well enough to ever run a marathon again! So every day I get up with a plan to do some kind of exercise that will heal and re-build my body to marathon training condition.

If you are thinking about running a marathon, your first, you’re second, or maybe your 100th, train hard! Train well! Pick a program used successfully by others and follow it as closely as you can! Give yourself a chance, you’ll never know what you will be after you cross the finish line. When you cross that finish line you will be a different person.

Question is will one be enough for you??

RESULTS:
THE MAYOR’S MIDNIGHT SUN MARATHON in Anchorage AK.
Elissa Schoening – 3:50.12 – 2nd in age (Boston qualifying time) WAY TO GO ELISSA!
There were a couple handfuls of PA runners in the event!

Does anybody have other results?

THIS WEEK & WEEKEND
06/29 – final ALL COMER meet for this year at ESU

Sat & Sun – Mill Rats train, drink coffee!!

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:
07/15 – 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.

07/23 – LAKE PLACID IRONMAN – Lisa and Lynn

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

9/21 – 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!
rod@haskertextiles.com or rodhasker@gmail.com

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