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The Lowdown: Towpath ‘Train’ing Run to Officially Support Walkers This Year

Ray Petit speaking at the 'Train' ing Run picnic in 2013

For the past 15-years, Ray Petit, in conjunction with the Raritan Valley Road Runners Club, organizes the Towpath ‘Train’ing Run, a unique non-competitive group run that’s now one of the club’s favorite annual events. It’s scheduled to take place on Saturday June 7, National Trails Day. Last year, the ‘Train’ing Run raised over $1,500, More...

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(Photo courtesy of Jerome Gerrior)
By Dave Schatz On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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Seven Runners Win Boston Marathon Slots in Tribute to Lu Lingzi

(Photo courtesy of Jerome Gerrior) It turns out the Lu family thoughtfully provided seven spots, rather than the original five, to the Boston University community for this year’s Boston Marathon. The entries were More...

Lu Lingzi (Center) -- Photo courtesy of Heavy.com
By Dave Schatz On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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What Would Running the Boston Marathon in Honor of Lu Lingzi Mean to You?

Lu Lingzi (Center) — Photo courtesy of Heavy.com Attention members of the Boston University community; this includes any member of the BU community–student, staff, faculty, or alum–interested in More...

"Iron" Pete Priolo with his prestigious Eagle trophy.  (Photo credit: Dave Schatz)
By Dave Schatz On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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The Grand Slam of Ultrarunning: Exceeding All Limits

“Iron” Pete Priolo with his prestigious Eagle trophy. (Photo credit: Dave Schatz) Ever since Peter Priolo’s surreal moment, in 2002, while pacing a zombie-like buddy who was still 30 miles away from More...

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By Dave Schatz On Thursday, December 12th, 2013
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9,000 Toys Collected For Kids Who Are In Need at Annual Big Chill 5K

Photo by Dave Schatz The 11th annual Big Chill 5K, a charity race to help kids, and NJ’s second largest road race took place on Sunday morning, Dec. 8th at Rutgers University; the starting line is on College Avenue. More...

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By Katie Boushie On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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Planning For a Marathon Can Be Tricky; But Very Important For Your Health

Courtesy of teamtraining.org The NYC marathon is right around the corner! This Sunday, New York boroughs will be crowded with competitors. After months of careful training, specific race day preparation is often More...

Kristen Tamburrino (2010 and 2011 winner)
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By Dave Schatz On Saturday, September 7th, 2013
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Escarpment Trail Run: Only For a Few

The Escarpment Trail Run (ETR) takes place every summer on a rugged and remote hiking trail in the Northern Catskill Mountains of New York State. The difficult 30 Kilometer (18.6 mile) course extends from Windham More...