Posts by John Greenstine

Delco RRC Hosts 2019 XC Championships

Under brilliant fall skies, Delco RRC hosted and directed another successful X-C championship meet for all the high schools in Delaware County. The meet was held Saturday October 5 at Rose Tree Park. Approximately 600 high school boys and girls participated in five races held over the challenging 5K course: Novice boys, JV girls, JV…

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Delco RRC Hosts Junior Development Track Meet

Delco RRC partnered with the  Swarthmore Recreation Association (SRA) to sponsor and direct another successful Jr. Development Track Meet on Saturday, June 1st at Strath Haven Middle School all-weather track. Ninety kids, ages 5 to 17, participated in six different age groups. You can view pictures of the event here.  Running events were held at…

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D3 Ultras a World Class Event

Competitors racing at D3

79 ultra marathoners from 21 different states and Canada came to Sharon Hill, PA to take part in the D3 Track Ultras for a chance to chase their goals. As it was, there were 11 Pennsylvania Age Records set. On a National level, there were 13 American Records set, and it looks like 2 American…

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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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