Sunday, July 24, 2016

Broncho Community 5K

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Event Description

 The Broncho Community 5K - Alumni Challenge will be held on Saturday, July 30th, 2016, at the former Lafayette Municipal Golf Course, 800 Golfview Road, Lafayette. Registration and check-in is 8:00-9:15 a.m at the Club House. The Kids Fun Run (one mile) will be held at 9:15, with the Community 5K and Alumni Challenge immediately after at 9:30. The 5K is open to the public, all runners/walkers are welcome!
Awards will be presented at the conclusion of all athletes. The entry fee is $25 per person for pre-registered or $30.00 on race day. All registered participants will recieve a race shirt. Childern 10 and under can participate for free in the Kids Fun Run, but will have to register for the 5K. All proceeds will go to helping the Jefferson Broncho cross country team and the building of the new cross country course!

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Colorado Springs trail running

A great little vacation in Colorado Springs with the family lead to some mountain trail running opportunities. I feel for all my mid-western friends as the weather could not have been better. Check out that vert gain and the overall elevation on the last pic.

Wish you were here......

Track Olympic Trials underway this week

The USA Track & Field trials are underway this week in Eugene, OR (aka - Tracktown, USA). 

The full schedule & list of results can be found HERE

Farmer's Market 5K series

Please consider participating in a great run event series in our community, the Farmer's Market 5K series. Check out the details below....

West Lafayette Farmers Market 5K Series
2016 5K Fun Run/2-mile walk series
Sponsored by: Wabash River Runners Club with Race Support from Tri-n-Run
 The 2016 runs will be held at 6:30pm on the third Wednesday of each month:
MAY 18 Overall, Age Group
JUNE 15 OverallAge Group
This is a fun run that does NOT include shirt or prizes. However, various running related  door prizes (and kid prizes for our younger participants) are provided to some lucky runners after the run!  You will get an accurately measured course and your finish time.  Post-race refreshments will be provided. While this is a timed event, all runners, walkers, novices are welcome to participate. The focus is on exercise and fitnessalthough obviously racers are also welcome. Walkers are particularly encouraged to participate and may walk either the 5K or a shorter distance determined by the individual.
There is no pre-registration: RACE DAY REGISTRATION ONLY! Entry is free for WRRC members although all participants must register and sign a waiver. The entry fee for non-members is $5 (maximum of $20 per family) or you may join the club and run for “free”. Annual memberships are $15 per individual, $25 per couple, or $35 per family (Join here).
The course runs on the trail system around Cumberland Woods in West Lafayette with the start/finish area at the Sagamore West Farmers Market location at Cumberland Park (just north of the intersection of Salisbury and Cumberland Streets).
The registration area is located at the picnic shelter behind the Farmer’s Market and towards Cumberland Woods.
For 2016 there will be 5K series awards: male and female in the following age groups:
  • 17 and under (youth)
  • 18-39 (open)
  • 40-49 (Masters)
  • 50 plus (Grandmasters).
The series awards will be based on the total time for your best three times. You must run at least three races to be eligible for a series award.
Participants are encouraged to come early and shop at the Farmers Market prior to the 5K fun run/walk. The West Lafayette Farmer’s Market is held from 4-7 pm every Wednesday in May, September, and October and from 4-8 in June, July, and August.
If you have questions or require additional information, please contact WRRC via email @

Fall Season Training - full speed ahead

Here in July, we are underway with full distance marathon training for fall events. If you haven't started already, review your training schedule and get the ball rolling. 

Half marathon and shorter distances events still have time to develop a training plan and get started. 

Whether you need just a little assistance in finalizing your own plan or if you are starting from scratch, I'm glad to assist. Simply reach out to me via EMAIL so I can assist you in reaching your goals. 

Below are some of the more popular longer events. Remember, there are many 5K events around that can be added to your plan training plan or be a target event as well. 

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Regionally -
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Spring Season Wrap

Congratulations to everyone who participated in one or more of the spring running events locally, regionally or even nationally. In addition to many 5K distance events, some samples of longer events include....

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Regionally - 

Indy Mini-Marathon

Nationally -

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