Posts by John Greenstine

Delco RRC at 2018 PHL Marathon by Byron Mundy

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, by Byron Mundy

            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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Tyler 10K a Huge Success

Delco RRC presented the 25th running of the Tyler Arboretum 10K Trail Run on April 7, 2018.  Perhaps the largest field ever to run the race started under cool and cloudy conditions. Eric Marshall, 33, of State College was the overall male and first finisher at 38:28. Overall female champion Dana Kolesar, 38, took home…

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Annual Spring Fling Was Fun!

Fifty members of the Delco Road Runners Club attended the Spring Fling dinner dance at Anthony’s restaurant in Drexel Hill on Saturday March 24.  Black touchscreen gloves were awarded to those who attended at least 10 Delco RRC fun-runs in 2017. In addition, maroon long sleeve shirts were awarded to the 12 women and 12…

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Time to Renew Your Club Membership

It’s time to join, or renew your Delco RRC club membership. New members, welcome! Existing members, please sign up again as early as possible in 2018. This helps us maintain our Road Runners Club of America affiliation. There’s no cost to join or renew! Just click here!

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