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3rd Annual Greek Trail Run

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It’s that time of the year again, the annual Greek Trail Run throughout the trails of North Park (Wexford, PA).

This year we will not only offer the 6 hour version, but have added a 12 hour version.   The run is purely focussed on fun and of course the big food bash at the end of the race is always a highlight.   My “Greek wife and queen” Jan will be preparing all the food and several Greek dishes for our prizes to the winners.


Date: Aug. 27th
Starting Time: 12 Hour Runners 5AM    6 Hour Runners 11AM
Greek Awards Ceremony for winners: Total time 7 1/2 minutes! (following 12 hour race)
Food Fest: 5PM
Course: 4 mile single track trails – North Park (Wexford, PA) (loop course)
Directions: email me at wayne.kurtz@racetwitch.com
Cost: Only a donation to cover some of the food expense
Aid Station: Large aid station at the 4 mile point (located at the house)
What can you expect: A ton of fun, lots of food, great ultrarunning friends, rocks, roots, and plenty of heat!



Run Scream Run Race Review

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The first annual Run Scream Run 10K, 5K, 1M  will be held Saturday October 22 at Wiard’s Orchard in Ypsilanti, MI  Complete details can be found at http://www.runscreamrun.com. Randy Step is the founder of this race as well as ‘twenty-some’ others put on by Step’s company Running Fit.  Randy has been an endurance athlete for decades.

The 5 & 10K start at 8:30AM, the Kids’ 1M at 10:15 AM  Average temperatures in the area for Oct see lows in the 40s, highs in the 60s.

Run Scream Run will be beautiful, fun, holiday oriented course/event perfect for all ages, that should attract runners from all over!  A race, thrill park, county fair and the colors of MI in the fall – what more could you ask for?! This race is definitely a family friendly event!  Kids 1 mile and Wiard’s attractions include their Orchard, Haunted Thrill Park, County Fair and more…

Please visit http://www.runscreamrun.com/ for deadlines and pricing information.  All race participants receive a t-shirt (and kid milers earn a finishers medal) and valuable discounts for Wiard’s Haunted Thrill Park – voted #1 horror attraction in MI, and County Fair.  Food, awards, costume competitions and more will also be available to all athletes.

Packet pick up and late registration will be held on Friday October 21 (in addition to Saturday Oct 22) – stick around and enjoy Ward’s Haunted Thrill Park and County Fair!

The race venue is merely 20 minutes from Detroit Metro Airport, http://www.metroairport.com. With plenty of hotels around.

The race will start and finish in the same area and has plenty of bathroom facilities. Race terrain has some hills and a bit of gravel, but this will generally be a fast, flat course mostly run on new asphalt roads and bike paths within Rolling Hills County Park. With plenty of aid stations as well.

Great race for a first timer! Lots of fun in tune with the holiday!  Dress in costume and make your first race that much more memorable!