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The Harrisburg Area Road Runners Club (HARRC) is here to promote running in the Harrisburg area and to provide regular outlets for local runners to meet up for group runs, competition, and support. We invite you to join us on our weekly runs – check out the Sunday Run Schedule for more information. HARRC Group and Sunday Runs are always FREE and open to all runners regardless of ability level!



Upcoming Sunday Run

Pinebrook 4 Miler

DATE: May 24, 2015

TIME: 8:30 am

DESCRIPTION: 

4 Mile run though residential neighborhood.

DIRECTIONS: 

Meet at 524 Spring House Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011. 

CONTACT: Anne-Marie Christian

PHONE: 717 979 8483


News & Updates

Hello running enthusiasts!

My name is Christina Bosserman – I’m in the early planning stages for our annual sports camp at New Hope Church in Lower Paxton Township. We organize a fun week long evening sports camp every summer for kids kindergarten – 6th grade. We give the kids a choice of sports to participate in, along with organized group time and healthy snacks. It is a lot of fun, and last year we had a great turnout for a running camp. Brandi Berwager gave leadership to the skills portion, but since she no longer lives in the area I’m checking in with you to see if I could find some skills leadership. It will run Sunday July 12 – Thursday July 16 from 6-8pm. There is about 1:15 minutes of skills instruction each night. I’m sure Brandi would be happy to pass on what she did with the kids each night and could get you in touch with her if you don’t already have her e-mail.

We are offering t-shirts this year with logos of local organizations that are contributing to the camp on the back, and we would include your organization on the t-shirt and display any literature about your organization for the parents to browse before and after the camp. If that sounds like it would benefit your organization, or if you are interested in continuing the excitement for running that was generated last summer let me know! Brandi even got a little publicity online last year!

http://www.pennlive.com/sports/index.ssf/2014/07/running_camp_seeks_kid_runners.html

Thanks,

Christina

56bosserman@cardinalmail.cua.edu

Lindsay Leigh, MS, CSCS, and Ironman triathlete, will discuss the ins and outs of sports nutrition for runners and triathletes, including basic strategies for healthy eating to support an athlete’s training, as well as tried and true tips for pre-exercisemeals, training and racing fueling, and recovery nutrition.

Wednesday, June 24, 6:30-7:30pm

AspireFIT 4800 Linglestown Rd, Harrisburg

FREE — Contact AspireFIT at 657-2592 to reserve your spot.

Congratulations to the award winners at the HARRC Awards Banquet on April 18th.

Deb Schneider: Robert Mahady Female Dedicated Runner of the Year

Lee McMindes: Robert Mahady Male Dedicated Runner of the Year

Kelly Spreha: John W. Kennedy Member of the Year

Shelly Perry:  Female Runner of the Year

Kevin Nelson: Bruce Irvin Sr. Male Runner of the Year

About 40 attendees heard an excellent speech from former Pottsville Mayor and 2:22 marathoner Joe Muldowney.

HARRC would also like to thank those businesses who provided gift certificates which were awarded as prizes in the HARRCO bingo game:

Gander Mountain-2 32 oz Under Armour leak-proof squeeze bottles ($25 value)
Union Deposit Giant-$25 gift card
Union Deposit Weis-$20 gift card
Mechanicsburg Inside Track-$50 gift certificate
New Cumberland Giant-$10 gift card
New Cumberland Giant-$10 gift card
Linglestown Road Giant-$25 gift card
Colonial Commons Giant-$25 gift card
Colonial Commons Giant-$25 gift card
Camp Hill Weis Lowther Road – $50 gift card