The view from my porch.
“If you’re willing to run far enough and long enough you can heal anything”
Rod Hasker

RESULTS FROM STEAMTOWN
1256 Todd Tillou M 54 Wind Gap Pennsylvania 3:52:44
446 Joe Greco M 59 Cresco Pennsylvania 4:54:55

GREAT NEWS FROM RICH PRICE
Hello Rod!!!
Hope all is well and you are enjoying life.
Here are some recent results for my sons:
Oct 14. Barrett Scarecrow 5K Alex 16.19 First overall.
Oct 20th Brooklyn Marathon Richie 3:00:56. 11th overall
Oct 20th Runners World 5K Alex 15:39. 2nd overall
Oct 21st Runners World Half Alex 1:13:15 4th Overall
Next Race is NYC Marathon. Will keep you posted.
Rich

SAD NEWS FROM LVRR – SOUTH MOUNTAIN 10 MILER (I love this event but I am guilty of missing it too many years due to other events! There are so many good events but my fragile old body can’t do them all!)

We don’t know if it’s because 10-mile races have lost their appeal, if there are too many other race conflicts, or that our race is just too tough for all of you, but…
We will be retiring the South Mountain 10 Miler after 2018.
It’s been a great run — 42 years.
Join us this November 10th to celebrate the FINAL RUNNING of the South Mountain 10 Miler.

EVENTS OF LOCAL INTEREST:
FROM JIM DUDEN
10/30 – Delaware Water Gap Blazin’ 5K Run/Walk

COMING EVENTS
11/04 – NYC MARATHON – https://www.tcsnycmarathon.org/
11/04 – D&L Heritage Run/Walk half marathon
11/10 – SOUTH MOUNTAIN 10 MILER – The 42nd annual South Mountain 10 Miler
11/10 – LEHIGH GAP NATURE CENTER MORE OR LESS A 10K TRAIL RUN and More than a 2 Mile Scamper
Lehigh Gap Nature Center 10K Trail Run • Slatington, PA (sounds like you can cut or add to the course as you please?)
11/11 – RIVER RAMBLE FALL CLASSIC
11/11 – HARRISBURG MARATHON – http://ymcarun.com/info-marathon/
11/18 – PHILLY MARATHON – https://philadelphiamarathon.com/
12/08 – KNIGHT’S KRIS KRINGLE 5K

More inclusive calendars and results can be found at these excellent sites:
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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More later…

FROM KARENA THEK
10/13 – Our 3rd Annual “Stomp Out Hunger” 5k Run and Fun Walk will be on SATURDAY OCTOBER 13TH! Yes a Saturday when grapes are on the vines! Plus October promises a bit warmer weather than our traditional November timeline! The 5K timed Run will start at 11 am. The Fun Walk will start at 12:15 pm and will have a fun set of awards again this year which will be announced on the West End Food Pantry Facebook Page weeks prior. Feel free to start shopping for those funky socks! After there will be music & food for purchase. With registration you will you get to run/walk the amazing Blue Ridge vineyard when grapes are on the vines; take a break at our wine/water recharge station, enter a chance to win amazing raffle items, receive your own “Stomp Out Hunger” t-shirt and branded wine glass with free wine tasting! (Wine glass & tasting is 21 and older only. (Age 20 and under will get a race medal for participation). This is an amazing opportunity to partner with the Winery, raise money to buy food and put the spotlight on hunger in our area. The cross-country course is a loop around the rolling hills of the vineyard. Some of the course is through the forest on an old carriage trail. (Note tricky terrain.)

Sign up today at: https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Saylorsburg/StompOutHunger5KandFunWalk or Go to Runsignup.com and search Stomp Out Hunger!

10/14 – BARRETT SCARECROW 5K RACE/WALK & AND CHILDREN’S FUN RUN – online registration barrettscarecrowrace.org and Facebook at the Weiler Corporation Rt. 390 in Cresco.
Questions or comments – Kari – 570-269-9232 email – barretscarecro5K@ptd.net
One of our premiere local races! Maybe this year Weiler will make a witch’s model broom which the race sweep can ride! How about that Kari?

More inclusive calendars and results can be found at these excellent sites:
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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The good news is we have TWO trail runs for worthy causes to choose from this weekend.
The bad news is they are both on the same day at the same time about 15 miles apart.
Congrats to Lou Camilletti for his Wine Glass marathon finish!

EVENTS OF LOCAL INTEREST:
FROM JIM

Hi Rod – Here’s a reminder if you want to share it that the Fleetwood 5K Run is this coming Sunday at 9 am at West End Regional Park in Brodheadsville. Registration is available the morning of the race. It looks like it’ll be a beautiful morning for a run in the woods! Thanks!
– Jim Mannello

The West End Park and Open Space Commission is pleased to announce the Fourth Annual Dave Fleetwood Memorial Trail Run/Walk at the West End Regional Park on 578 Evergreen Hollow Road in Chestnuthill Township on Sunday, October 1st at 9am.

The 3.1 mile race/walk honors Dave Fleetwood who was tragically killed during a public meeting on August 5, 2013 at the Ross Township Municipal Building, Saylorsburg. Dave was a dedicated public servant and worked diligently for the community. The run/walk is open to all ages and abilities and the new “Dave Fleetwood Memorial Trail” will be available for those wishing a leisurely walk on a firm and stable surface accessible to all wheeled devices.

All proceeds will fund the “Dave Fleetwood Memorial Scholarship” to recognize Pleasant Valley High School graduates who exemplifies the outstanding attributes of Mr. Fleetwood.

The 3.1 mile trail run winds through 240 acres of open space property and includes a flat trail, an open field and woods trails. Walkers are invited to use the 5/8 mile portion of the flat trail, and/or the 3/4 mile field trail or the entire running course.

Registrants for the run/walk pay $20 before September 20th and $25 afterward. Awards go to the top two male and female finishers and the top three male/female finishers in each age group. The first 100 pre-registrants will receive an event T-shirt. There will be random drawings of bib numbers for prizes.

New this year is a Team Challenge. Teams must consist of 1 Male, 1 Female, 1 Junior & 1 Senior), one of which must walk the entire course. Special Prizes for the Team Challenge.

Forms are available at the Chestnuthill Park, Ross and Chestnuthill Township Buildings and area businesses. Complete the form, make entry payment to Friends of WEPOSC and mail to P O Box 276, Saylorsburg, PA 18353

For additional information, contact Bernie Kozen at 570-992-9733, bkozen@weposc.org or Jim Mannello at 570-460-8165, manelo@ptd.net

FROM GINA:
Good Morning Rod,

Trish from ready set run gave me you email. I am hosting an event this coming Saturday. I am an ostomy nurse at Lehigh Valley Pocono, I am organizing this event for our community to raise awareness for ostomy patients. I am including an information sheet so you understand what this means. I will send you the link where they can go and register, but they can register at the event. My mission is to educate the community about this procedure and how life saving it is, also to try to get these people out of their home and be a part of the community! I have been an ostomy nurse for 25 years and I started an ostomy support group that is held in Bartonsville every month. I will include a brochure for this also. I know there are a lot of really good causes out there, and this is one too. It is just one we don’t talk about and these patients live in their homes because they feel insecure and scared. Please help me raise awareness for our ostomy patients in Monroe County. If you can send an email out to your runner that would be great! The race is this Saturday and registration starts a 9am. It is in East Stroudsburg at the Dansbury Park, Levee Loop. I am sure you are aware of where is this. Please see attachments!

Thank you for listening and I hope you can help me raise awareness!!
Sincerely,

https://ostomy5k.org/ Select East Stroudsburg

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FROM KARENA THEK
10/13 – Our 3rd Annual “Stomp Out Hunger” 5k Run and Fun Walk will be on SATURDAY OCTOBER 13TH! Yes a Saturday when grapes are on the vines! Plus October promises a bit warmer weather than our traditional November timeline! The 5K timed Run will start at 11 am. The Fun Walk will start at 12:15 pm and will have a fun set of awards again this year which will be announced on the West End Food Pantry Facebook Page weeks prior. Feel free to start shopping for those funky socks! After there will be music & food for purchase. With registration you will you get to run/walk the amazing Blue Ridge vineyard when grapes are on the vines; take a break at our wine/water recharge station, enter a chance to win amazing raffle items, receive your own “Stomp Out Hunger” t-shirt and branded wine glass with free wine tasting! (Wine glass & tasting is 21 and older only. (Age 20 and under will get a race medal for participation). This is an amazing opportunity to partner with the Winery, raise money to buy food and put the spotlight on hunger in our area. The cross-country course is a loop around the rolling hills of the vineyard. Some of the course is through the forest on an old carriage trail. (Note tricky terrain.)

Sign up today at: https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Saylorsburg/StompOutHunger5KandFunWalk or Go to Runsignup.com and search Stomp Out Hunger!

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EVENTS OF LOCAL INTEREST:
09/29 – FAMILIES FIRST!!! Entry attached!
Families First Website: www.familiesfirstpenargyl.org like us on Facebook
Questions/Directions: Contact: Phil Giaquinto (610) 746-4436 (M-F 7:15 am – 3:15 pm) or email to giaquinto.phil@penargylsd.org

09/29 – DELAWARE WATER GAP FIRE DEPT is hosting a 5K in benefit of the fire dept. This event is rain or shine.
Location: Cherry Valley Wildlife Refuge also known as “Old Cherry Valley Golf Course”
$25 Early Registration-1st 100 receive a T-shirt when you sign up by Aug 18th
$30 Race Day
Check in begins at 8 am. Race begins at 9am
Interested being a sponsor please contact Michael Smith-(570) 460-2107

https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Stroudsburg/DelawareWaterGapBlazin5KRunWalk

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Girls on the Run

 

Rod,

I was hoping you would be able to help spread the word about our Fall seasons upcoming events?

Here is the most current list of fundraisers and our celebration 5k events (volunteers always needed):

5th Annual Used Shoe Drive now thru Thanksgiving. We are accepting men’s, women’s and children’s gently used shoes of ANY kind. We have numerous drop off locations throughout Monroe and Northampton counties. Shoes will go to third world countries and GOTR Pocono will be paid per pound of shoes.

September 25th & 26th – $1.00 Taco’s & $0.45 wings @ Marita’s Cantina on Main St in Stroudsburg from 5pm-9pm booth nights. We will have t-shirts for sale for $4 each or 3/$10 and great local raffle prizes. We will be collecting your used shoes at the event. Bring 10 or more pairs of shoes and receive your FREE Thirty-One tote bag. One per family per visit.

October – Homemade Soup Sale
We are selling $6 pints and $11 quarts of Chicken Noodle, Cheddar Broccoli, Tomato Basel Parmesan and Vegan Vegetable Chowder. Soups are homemade from Little Angels Cafe in Stroudsburg. Order thru Friday October 19th. Pick up location for Monroe County will be the Girls on the Run Pocono office 10/29 or 10/30 4pm-8pm.

15th Anniversary t-shirt Quilt raffle
Tickets for this unique quilt made of past season shirts. Tickets are $5 each or 3/$10. Drawing will be 12/2/18

Stocking Stuffer gift card sales…. more info to follow

Girls on the Run Pocono Celebration 5K events

We have two 5k events to celebrate our girls’ completion of the program. The first 5k is held at ESU in East Stroudsburg, Pa. on Saturday December 1st at 9am. The second 5k event will be held at PNC Field – Railriders Stadium on Sunday December 2nd at 10am.

If you have any questions on these events, sponsorship opportunities, coaching or anything else please email kimberlee.zateeny@girlsontherun.org

Thank you!!

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Runner things # 962 – If you’re running on a treadmill next to me the answer is yes, we ARE racing!

Here come the fall marathon season! I LOVE the fall marathon season!

I’ve many article recently about people cheating in marathons, especially to qualify for Boston. One event set aside 1000 finishers for further investigation concerning cutting the course and BQing. Please earn your BQ time in training! You will be much happier and prouder when you run Boston!

This weekend:
I don’t know of anything local. ???

EVENTS OF LOCAL INTEREST:
09/23 – ATLANTIC CITY 70.3 Ironman
09/29 – DELAWARE WATER GAP BLAZIN’ 5K Walk/Run

https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Stroudsburg/DelawareWaterGapBlazin5KRunWalk

10/06 – Oil Creek 50K 100K 100 mile Trail Runs – March 1st registration opens: – https://www.runrace.net/findarace.php?id=18279PA Tom Jennings, Race Director
10/07 – 23rd annual STEAMTOWN
10/07 – the FIFTH ANNUAL DAVE FLEETWOOD MEMORIAL TRAIL RUN/WALK at the West End Regional Park on 578 Evergreen Hollow Road in Chestnuthill Township on Sunday, October 7th at 9am.
Register at www.runsignup.com/pa/brodheadsville/fleetwoodmemorialtrailrun http://www.runsignup.com/pa/brodheadsville/fleetwoodmemorialtrail%20run%20 or forms are available at the form, make entry payment to Friends of WEPOSC and mail to P O Box 276, Saylorsburg, PA 18353
10/14 – BARRETT SCARECROW 5K Race/walk & and Children’s Fun Run – online registration barrettscarecrowrace.org and Facebook at the Weiler Corporation Rt. 390 in Cresco.
Questions or comments – Kari – 570-269-9232 email – barretscarecro5K@ptd.net
One of our premiere local races! Maybe this year Weiler will make a witch’s model broom which the race sweep can ride! How about that Kari?
10/19 – 2018 RUNNER’S WORLD HALF & FESTIVAL
10/20 – The 60th ANNUAL ATLANTIC CITY MARATHON & Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
11/04 – NYC MARATHON – https://www.tcsnycmarathon.org/
11/10 – SOUTH MOUNTAIN 10 MILER – The 42nd annual South Mountain 10 Miler
11/10 – LEHIGH GAP NATURE CENTER MORE OR LESS A 10K TRAIL RUN and More than a 2 Mile Scamper
Lehigh Gap Nature Center 10K Trail Run • Slatington, PA (sounds like you can cut or add to the course as you please?)
11/11 – RIVER RAMBLE FALL CLASSIC
11/11 – HARRISBURG MARATHON – http://ymcarun.com/info-marathon/
11/18 – PHILLY MARATHON – https://philadelphiamarathon.com/
12/08 – KNIGHT’S KRIS KRINGLE 5K

More inclusive calendars and results can be found at these excellent sites:
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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Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits – Jerry Dunn

Summer is NOT over! There is still summer weather ahead and really great training weather to enjoy!

FROM DICK WABEL:
KIWANIS DAYBREAK STROUDFEST 5K – 8 am. Court House Square. App attached.

This weekend:
KIWANIS DAYBREAK STROUDFEST 5K – 8 am. Court House Square. App attached.
GARLIC FESTIVAL AT SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN! No 5K race but I’m sure Jim won’t mind if you run up and down the ski slopes several times. Just think, a place where most everyone has garlic breath!

EVENTS OF LOCAL INTEREST:
09/06 thru 09 – CAMP RUNABOUT – https://www.camprunabout.com/
09/09 – LEHIGH VALLEY MARATHON – http://www.viamarathon.org
09/09 – ERIE MARATHON (one of the BEST!) – http://www.eriemarathon.org
09/10 – BOSTON REGISTRATION opens Monday, September 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET
09/15 – THE SCRANTON DUATHLON is a 5k Run, 20k Bike, 5k Run
09/16 – THE DAMN FULL MARATHON – http://www.midpenntrailblazers.com/trail-race-events/damhalf
09/23 – ATLANTIC CITY 70.3 Ironman
09/29 – DELAWARE WATER GAP BLAZIN’ 5K Walk/Run

https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Stroudsburg/DelawareWaterGapBlazin5KRunWalk

10/06 – Oil Creek 50K 100K 100 mile Trail Runs – March 1st registration opens: – https://www.runrace.net/findarace.php?id=18279PA Tom Jennings, Race Director
10/07 – 23rd annual STEAMTOWN
10/07 – the FIFTH ANNUAL DAVE FLEETWOOD MEMORIAL TRAIL RUN/WALK at the West End Regional Park on 578 Evergreen Hollow Road in Chestnuthill Township on Sunday, October 7th at 9am.
Register at www.runsignup.com/pa/brodheadsville/fleetwoodmemorialtrailrun http://www.runsignup.com/pa/brodheadsville/fleetwoodmemorialtrail%20run%20 or forms are available at the form, make entry payment to Friends of WEPOSC and mail to P O Box 276, Saylorsburg, PA 18353
11/04 – NYC MARATHON – https://www.tcsnycmarathon.org/
11/11 – HARRISBURG MARATHON – http://ymcarun.com/info-marathon/
11/18 – PHILLY MARATHON – https://philadelphiamarathon.com/
12/08 – KNIGHT’S KRIS KRINGLE 5K

More inclusive calendars and results can be found at these excellent sites:
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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The view from my porch.
“Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race or about how many miles you ran last week. It is, in a much more important way, about community, about appreciating all the miles run by other runners, too.” — Richard O’Brien

In invite others to join you on a training run! Share the wealth! You never know who may say yes!

FROM DICK WABEL:
KIWANIS DAYBREAK STROUDFEST 5K – 8 am. Court House Square. App attached (I hope)

Good luck to Tony Muscarello who’s on his way to South Africa for the Ironman Championships!

This weekend:
08/26 – LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO’S RUN WILD FOR ANIMAL CONSERVATION https://www.lvzoo.org/event/run-wild/

EVENTS OF LOCAL INTEREST:
09/06 thru 09 – CAMP RUNABOUT – https://www.camprunabout.com/
09/10 – BOSTON REGISTRATION opens Monday, September 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET
09/15 – THE SCRANTON DUATHLON is a 5k Run, 20k Bike, 5k Run
09/23 – ATLANTIC CITY 70.3 Ironman
09/29 – DELAWARE WATER GAP BLAZIN’ 5K Walk/Run

https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Stroudsburg/DelawareWaterGapBlazin5KRunWalk

10/06 – Oil Creek 50K 100K 100 mile Trail Runs – March 1st registration opens: – https://www.runrace.net/findarace.php?id=18279PA Tom Jennings, Race Director
10/07 – 23rd annual STEAMTOWN
10/07 – the FIFTH ANNUAL DAVE FLEETWOOD MEMORIAL TRAIL RUN/WALK at the West End Regional Park on 578 Evergreen Hollow Road in Chestnuthill Township on Sunday, October 7th at 9am.
Register at www.runsignup.com/pa/brodheadsville/fleetwoodmemorialtrailrun http://www.runsignup.com/pa/brodheadsville/fleetwoodmemorialtrail%20run%20 or forms are available at the form, make entry payment to Friends of WEPOSC and mail to P O Box 276, Saylorsburg, PA 18353
11/04 – NYC MARATHON – https://www.tcsnycmarathon.org/
11/11 – HARRISBURG MARATHON – http://ymcarun.com/info-marathon/
11/18 – PHILLY MARATHON – https://philadelphiamarathon.com/
12/08 – KNIGHT’S KRIS KRINGLE 5K

More inclusive calendars and results can be found at these excellent sites:
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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The view from my porch.
Life is a gift. Never forget to enjoy and bask in every moment you are in.

The Mill Rats “geezer brigade” presented an awesome expression of old guy staying fit as they walked on Broad St. in Stroudsburg this morning.

This weekend:
Training and some more rain! I love rain and I love training!
Invite a loved one to join you as you get fit and enjoy your training!

EVENTS OF LOCAL INTEREST:
08/26 – LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO’S RUN WILD FOR ANIMAL CONSERVATION https://www.lvzoo.org/event/run-wild/
09/06 thru 09 – CAMP RUNABOUT – https://www.camprunabout.com/
09/10 – BOSTON REGISTRATION opens Monday, September 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET
09/15 – THE SCRANTON DUATHLON is a 5k Run, 20k Bike, 5k Run
09/23 – ATLANTIC CITY 70.3 Ironman
09/29 – DELAWARE WATER GAP BLAZIN’ 5K Walk/Run

https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Stroudsburg/DelawareWaterGapBlazin5KRunWalk

10/06 – Oil Creek 50K 100K 100 mile Trail Runs – March 1st registration opens: – https://www.runrace.net/findarace.php?id=18279PA Tom Jennings, Race Director
10/07 – 23rd annual STEAMTOWN
10/07 – the FIFTH ANNUAL DAVE FLEETWOOD MEMORIAL TRAIL RUN/WALK at the West End Regional Park on 578 Evergreen Hollow Road in Chestnuthill Township on Sunday, October 7th at 9am.
Register at www.runsignup.com/pa/brodheadsville/fleetwoodmemorialtrailrun http://www.runsignup.com/pa/brodheadsville/fleetwoodmemorialtrail%20run%20 or forms are available at the form, make entry payment to Friends of WEPOSC and mail to P O Box 276, Saylorsburg, PA 18353
11/18 – PHILLY MARATHON – https://philadelphiamarathon.com/
12/08 – KNIGHT’S KRIS KRINGLE 5K

More inclusive calendars and results can be found at these excellent sites:
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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