Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Drake Well Marathon & Half Marathon

With the 150th Anniversary of the historic Drake Well approaching in August of 2009, Titusville Renaissance, Inc., will start off the festivities surrounding the celebration of the first working Oil Well in the planet by having a top-notch race weekend.

For more information and a very interesting history of the race click here.

Monday, March 23, 2009

North Coast 24-Hour Endurance Run

The North Coast 24 is an exciting new 24 hour endurance race held in Northeast Ohio at the scenic Edgewater Park in Cleveland directly adjacent to Lake Erie. Runners will travel around a loop of just under a mile covering as many miles as possible within 24 hours. Runners may elect to run any amount of time or distance that they wish. The male and female leaders at the 6- and 12-hour marks will receive recognition. The winners will be those who cover the most distance in the 24-hour time period.
  • Location: Edgewater Park, Cleveland, OH
  • Date: Oct. 3-4, 2009
  • Start: 9 AM, Oct 3rd
  • Finish: 9 AM, Oct 4th
  • Aid Stations: 1 – and well stocked. Crew may access their runner within 100 feet of aid station.
  • Course Description: 0.91 mile loop. Flat! All purpose trail. Immediately adjacent to Lake Erie.
  • Awards: Top 3 Male and Female and top Masters Male and Female.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Green Jewel 50K Fun Run Results

Yesterday, Lloyd Thomas and Courtney Baker ran the Green Jewel 50K which starts in Scenic Park in Rocky River and finishes at Oak Grove in Brecksville. The event had 35 runners. Lloyd and Courtney ran 4:14:11 and 5:05:20, respectively.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Elizabeth Furnace FA 50K

On Saturday, Bob Combs ran the Elizabeth Furnace FA 50K. This event is held in the Elizabeth’s Furnace/Signal Knob area of the George Washington National Forest in the Fort Valley of Virginia. He finished in 8:17. For complete results click here.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Pittsfield Peak Snowshoe Marathon

This past Sunday, Bill Losey participated in the Pittsfield Peak Snowshoe Marathon in Pittsfield, VT. The course consists of a 6.55 mile loop repeated 4 times. Shubi finished in 7:08:40. Click here for complete results.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Covered Bridge FA 50K

On Saturday, NEO Trail hosted its annual Covered Bridge FA 50K at Mill Creek Park. There was a great turnout of 16 people including 11 NEO Trail Club members. Members present were (miles next to name):

  • Bob "Gombobu" Combs (16)

  • Nick Billock (31)

  • Don Baun (31)

  • Joe "Moose" Novicky (31)

  • Brian "Little Pebble" Musick (31)

  • Bruce "The Moose" McMurray (20)

  • "Slim" Jim Harris (38)

  • Lloyd "LT" Thomas (31)

  • Lifetime member Dave Peterman (38)

  • Courtney Baker (22)

  • Jeff "RO" Musick (20)

A great time was had by all despite the rain (and thunder...and lightening...and mud...Oh my!). Jim Harris and Courtney Baker (pictured below) won the Men's and Women's division of the Ohio FA 50K Championship, respectively.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Running the Sahara Returns

In case you missed the Cleveland showing, Running the Sahara returns to the area in Canton, OH.

Narrated by: Matt Damon
Directed by: James Moll
Theater Name: Canton Palace Theater
Theater Address: 605 Market Ave. N, Canton, Ohio 44702
Show Date: Friday, March 13th, 2009
Reception: 7 PM
Show Time: 7:30 PM
Tickets: $35.00

*Ticket price includes film screening PLUS a copy of the DVD

Green Jewel 50K

Registration for the 2nd Annual Green Jewel 50K will close this Saturday, March 7th. The event showcases the Cleveland Metroparks and is part of the 2009 Western Reserve Trail Running Series.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Covered Bridge FA 50K

Date: Saturday, March 7th, 2009
Time: 8:00 AM (6:00 AM optional early-bird start)
Location: Mill Creek Park
Parking: Log Cabin Waterfall Parking Lot (below the Rose Garden)