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June Races

June 20 Shelter Island 5K 5:30 PM http://www.shelterislandrun.com
June 20 Sat Diamond Dash 5K Sayville www.dashforacure.org
June 14 Sun Hope Runs Here Half Marathon Shirley www.hoperunsherehalf.org
June 21 Sun Forever Running Memorial 5K Deer Park www.chiefraymonddowney.org
June 27 Sat 4 Mile Run Around the Lake  Lake Ronkonkoma http://www.runaroundthelake.com/
June 27 Sat Jimi Gubelli 5K Island Park http://jimigubelli5krunwalk.itsyourrace.com
June 28 Sun Community Ambulance 5K Sayville http://www.communityamb.org/event-schedule/cac-5k-runwalk/

5k Run and Walk for Homeless Teens

Mercy Center Ministries will be holding their 5th annual 5k Run and Walk for Homeless Teens on October 17nd 2015 OVER THE BRIDGE at beautiful Smith Point County Park in Mastic Beach.. Registration is $25 per runner/walker. Walker welcome, speedsters welcome! Kids welcome, spectators come cheer on your friends. There will be pre and post race refreshments pizza, coffee, face painting, awards and a raffle. Proceeds will benefit Mercy’s three shelters for runaway homeless teen girls and teen mothers. Visit our website for more details and for the link to register www.mercycenterministries.org or call 447-3978

Long Island Summer Run Series

Long Island Summer Run Series

Race Schedule: 6/15    Heckscher                 5 miles 6/22    Sunken Meadow     10 K 6/29    Belmont Lake           5 K 7/6      Bethpage                 5 K 7/13    Hempstead Lake      4 K 7/20    Caumsett                   5 K 7/27    Robert Moses           5 K 8/3       Jones Beach            5…

June Races

June 20 Shelter Island 5K 5:30 PM http://www.shelterislandrun.com June 20 Sat Diamond Dash 5K Sayville www.dashforacure.org June 14 Sun Hope Runs Here Half Marathon Shirley www.hoperunsherehalf.org June 21 Sun Forever Running Memorial 5K Deer Park www.chiefraymonddowney.org June 27 Sat 4 Mile Run Around the Lake  Lake Ronkonkoma http://www.runaroundthelake.com/ June 27 Sat Jimi Gubelli 5K Island Park…

April 2015

April 25 Sat Race for ALS Research 4K at Northport VA Northport http://www.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=5305 April 25 Sat Alec’s Run Dix Hills No Information April 25 Sat Contractors for Kids East Setauket http://www.contractorsforkids.org/PDF/5k_2015.pdf April 25 Sat GC For a Cure Garden City gcforacure.com April 25 Sat St Charles 4M Port Jefferson https://register.chronotrack.com/reg/responsiveForm?eventID=12384#regOptions April 25 Sat Jonas Chiropractic…

The Best Running App for the iPhone

The Best Running App for the iPhone

For those of you who, like me, like to explore running apps~ I have found one that works incredibly well with my iPhone 5 AND my Polar Bluetooth heart rate monitor AND my Motorola 305 wireless headphones. After trying many very adequate apps, I have settled on the ismoothrun app because it works seamlessly with…

Top 10 Running Myths

Top 10 Running Myths

(from outsideonline.com) 1. Max Heart Rate Matters The formula has been used for more than 40 years as a quick and easy way to determine heart rate-based training zones. Since its inception in 1970, however, it’s come under fire for its potential to be wildly inaccurate, leading athletes to seek other ways to determine how…Continue Reading

Shifting Gears

Shifting Gears

I’m not sure when it happened, but there’s definitely been a paradigm shift in our runs since we started trail running with our dog Scout.

5k Training for Beginners-How to Start Running

5k Training for Beginners-How to Start Running

My wife is a terrific runner. She’s determined and focused on her overall health. We love Long Island 5k runs (and the occasional 10k run too) and have enjoyed many of the Long Island races of 2013. We put up the Long Island road race calendar just so those who want to run a race,…Continue Reading