Posts by John Greenstine

Junior Development Track Meet June 1st!

The free, all-comers Junior Development Track Meet is coming on June 1st, 2019 to the Strath Haven all-weather track, adjacent to the Strath Haven Middle School on Providence Road in Wallingford. Sponsored by the Swarthmore Recreation Association and the Delco RRC, this meet is for kids born 2001-2002 and later. Runners compete in age groups…

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Delco RRC Hosts 2019 Tyler 10K Trail Run

9:00 AM, Saturday, April 6, 2019. Cloudy, a bit of drizzle, a great day to run! Hosted by the historic Tyler Arboretum and presented by the Delaware County Road Runners Club, the race is part of the USATF Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix Off-Road Running Series. Runners faced a flat half-mile sprint from behind the Tyler barn…

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DELCO RRC RUNNERS TAKE 13 AWARDS at SWARTHMORE 5K on NEW YEAR’S DAY

  By Byron Mundy 250 people turned out for the annual Swarthmore Recreation Association 5K on New Year’s Day, and thirteen Delco RRC members and associates took 1st or 2nd place in their respective age groups, winning a coveted wooden medallion. In a switch from last year’s race, the outside temperature was 62 degrees, 50 degrees warmer…

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Delco RRC at 2018 PHL Marathon

Cloud covered skies, moderate temps, and very little wind were great conditions for 9509 finishers of the 2018 Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 18. Many thanks go to club president and water stop organizer Terry Adamson, and the 100 volunteers who worked the Delco RRC water stop at the 15.7 mile and 24.6 mile points (out…

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Volkswanderung 2018 attracts 60

            Sixty people turned out for our annual Delco RRC Volkswanderung at Ridley Creek State Park on Thanksgiving morning,  November 22. Sunny skies prevailed but freezing temperatures kept the turnout slightly smaller than previous years. All registration fees, totaling $1060, will be given to a local food bank. Turquoise blue…

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Delco RRC Hosts Penn Medicine Running Health Seminar

Delco RRC hosted a seminar with Chris Kusmiesz, an exercise physiologist with Penn Medicine Sports Cardiology, on October 22. Kusmiesz presented an informative and interactive presentation to an attentive audience of runners, dealing with heart health, improving performance and injury prevention. Our thanks to the Penn Medicine and the Middletown Free Library for providing the…

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Delco RRC Hosts High School XC Championships

More than 600 high school runners, boys and girls, from 20 county schools, participated in the 55th annual  Delaware County High School Cross-Country championship meet on Saturday October 6 at Rose Tree Park in Media. Delco RRC has been directing the event for the past 40  years.  Strath Haven girls  easily won the girls varsity race.…

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Delco RRC Runners at Sunset Trail Series 5k

Several club members ran the first race of the Sunset Trail Series 5k May 30th, 2018.  Pictured are Melissa and Lindsay Krakower (front row) and Diane Lista, Meg Nilan, Brenda Gale and Mike Gormley (Back row). Melissa, Lindsay and Diane Lista all won their age groups. (Results are on Bryn Mawr Running Company:  Haverford Reserve Trail Running Series)

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Youth Track Meet Results

Delco RRC, with the Swarthmore Recreation Association, directed another successful track meet for kids aged 4 to 16 on  Saturday, June 2, at Strath Haven H.S. Track. Approximately 90 local young athletes, mostly from the SRA and AJ ‘s Elite track club,  participated. Meet directors Andrew Armour and Byron Mundy thank all the volunteers who helped run…

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Dawn 2 Dusk 2 Dawn Delco RRC Results

May 12-13, 2018: In one of the region’s premiere ultramarathon events, presented by Delco RRC, Sue Irvan and Yoshiko Jo battled back and forth for hours swapping out the lead on and off throughout the morning and early afternoon. Yoshiko Jo (53), from Swarthmore, PA and representing Japan placed 2nd overall and 1st woman in…

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