Other Races / Other Places

Erin Shanley Memorial 5K/1 Mile Race August 10th

The 6th Annual Erin Shanley Memorial 5K/1 Mile Race and Pancake Breakfast will be held this year on Sunday, August 16th at the Lion’s Club Pavilion in Pine Plains, NY. All proceeds from this event will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in memory of
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National MS Society Monster Scramble 5k October 18, 2015

The National MS Society is holding their “Monster Scramble” 5k 10k race on October 18, 2015 in Fishkill, NY at the Fishkill Rural Cemetery (801 Route 9 Fishkill, NY 12524). Come out in your Halloween costumes and participate in a fun, chip timed, run. The race starts
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There’s always a place for Scott Jurek

As Taconics, we try to be welcoming to other runners who may need some help getting through what may be a longer run for them. A few of us lent a hand to, er, WORLD FAMOUS RUNNER, Scott Jurek.  Scott is attempting to break the appalachian trail record.  We’re convinced
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Oakley New York Mini 10K 2015

Whoa!  This just in from Cathy: Hi, everyone, It was another hot, humid day for the Oakley Mini 10k (so what’s new?) Thank you to these women for running the race today: Suzanne La Burt (44:09, 3rd in age), Mary Natell (44:21, 4th in age), Karen Davies (47:54, 4th in age),
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Westchester Corporate Challenge – Bring on the Taconics

Who wants to run in the corporate challenge?  Here’s their website. We are cross promoting some races with them, it’ll be a hoot.  Teams of three men, three women, or co-ed teams of two and two.  Let’d do it.  The races are Jun 24, Jul 22, and August 12th.  5ks.
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28th Annual Women’s Distance Festival 5K Run/Walk July 11 8am

Got a facebook message in from our friends at Rockland Road Runners: Hi, I am the Race Director for the 28th Annual Women’s Distance Festival 5K Run/Walk at Rockland Lake hosted by the RRR on July 11th at 8am.   The race is the only women’s only race in Rockland, and
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NYRR Retro 4-Miler

Great showing down in the city today.  Scott Brown belew away six minute pace, finishing this 4 miler in 20:19, with Martin close behind.  Carol Hansen came in first in her division, we think for the second week in a row.  That woman is amazing!  Steve Calidonna came in second in
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Run 4 Recovery 5k Run/Walk in FDR September 26

September is National Recovery Month please join us for second Run 4 Recovery 5k presented by Run 4 Recovery and Drug Crisis in our Backyard Date: September 26, 2015 Where: FDR Park in Yorktown, N.Y. Lot 1 Start Time: 9 a.m. On-site Registration: 7:30am Prizes: Top 3 overall
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Brooklyn Half 2015: Crushing it!

Apparently, getting up at 3am is a great way to start your running day, because we crushed it out there!  Mike Moccia, coming off the back of a great Boston, was our first finisher in 1:27!  Our beloved Jin Cai is moving to Taiwan, and will be sorely missed.  Especially as
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