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Rest In Peace to Our Beloved Richmond Rockets Member: Richard "Richie"Chin

~ 1958 - 2020~

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We are still celebrating life...the life of our dear friend and Richmond Rockets team member who passed away on April 23 2020, Richard Chin. A beloved husband, father, brother, family to many, and friend to many - he always wanted to see others happy. Rest In Peace to our Dear Richie! A message from him via his family shown at his funeral service: " ~LOVE YOUR LIFE: Thank You for making me Rich, as friends and family are priceless. Be happy, smile and laugh, enjoy the journey, and keep on running!~ "

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WELCOME TO THE RICHMOND ROCKETS

 

RICHMOND ROCKETS NEWS UPDATES

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      2021

   Richmond Rockets Scholarship Award Presented to High School Seniors of 

       Cross Country or Track & Field Team

Congratulations to Athletes and our Scholarship Winners: Karen Choi from MSIT and

Katie Nigro from Tottenville HS.

 

On Tuesday May 4th the Richmond Rockets Presented our 2021 Richmond Rockets Scholarship Award Presented to High School Seniors of Cross Country or Track & Field Team. 🏃🏃🏃🏃😇

Athletes Karen Choi from MSIT and

Katie Nigro from Tottenville HS received awards, Richmond Rocket t-shirts, and a monetary scholarship award going to their College of choice. We wish the best of Luck Success and Happiness on their college careers and cannot wait to see them grow on their Academic and Sports journey.

 

Thank you to all the Rockin' Rocket members who helped make this event a success! We had such a blast with the Scholarship Winner families in this fun social backyard event. Go Rockets! 🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀

 

If you would like your Children or Students in High School to participate in yearly Athletic Scholarship awards, please send an email to teamrichmondrockets@gmail.com for more information.

 

 

 

   

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(From left to right, Student Karen Nigro from Tottenville HS, Richmond Rocket member Patricia Mulligan, and Student Karen Choi from MSIT HS)

Photos of our Scholarship winners, their families, and Richmond Rocket team members taken in our Richmond Rockets Backyard Award event, courtesy of Rocket members Teresa and Ashley. Thank you T&A for accommodating us, we appreciate it!

2020

Richmond Rockets Member Dr. Francesco Rotatori Helps Save COVID-19 Patient's Life

Update: Due to his recent staff leadership and front-line assistance with COVID-19 affected patients, Richmond Rockets team member and hospital hero Dr. Francesco Rotatori recently received a promotion at Richmond University hospital in Staten Island - his new role at RUMC is Chief of Cardiology. Congratulations Dr. Rotatori for everything you have done for the community and patients!

https://www.silive.com/news/2020/05/doctor-who-has-been-part-of-coronavirus-response-at-rumc-is-named-new-chief-of-cardiology.html

Dr. Francesco Rotatori is not only a Richmond Rockets team member, but he is an Interventional Cardiologist at Richmond University hospital here in Staten Island. Dr. Rotatori was recently featured on ABC News Nightline Television during the crisis, as he and his amazing staff members rescued a COVID-19 female patient, who improved dramatically at The Richmond University Hospital. The patient, Edwina Cain, faced breathing problems and recovered in 3 days on a ventilator, improving quickly. At her time at the hospital, she expressed her gratitude and thanks to Dr. Rotatori and staff to with a dance and cheer. Dr. Roratori and his team also inspired Edwina to begin her medical studies in pursuit to become a hero and work in a hospital. Congratulations to her survival and fight against COVID-19, and thank you to all the doctors and nurses that risk their lives each and every day, including Dr. Francesco Rotatori and his miracle staff!

Watch the miraculous and inspiring story of recovery and healing here: https://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/video/covid-19-patient-reunites-doctor-helped-save-life-70300305

IMPORTANT NEWS: Corona Virus Covid-19 Outbreak Safety Tips

Hi friends! Please keep yourself and your loved ones safe by following the safety protocols in this link here - provided by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the leading national public health institute of the United States): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html

 

We wish our best to our running community: In light of the recent news around COVID-19, PPTC would like to remind all members that the most successful runner is a healthy runner. Please use your best judgment when deciding to join groups runs and activities over the next few weeks.

- If you don't feel well, or suspect you've been in contact with someone who may have contracted the virus, please stay home and take care of yourself.

- Be diligent about washing your hands. If you cough, sneeze, or need to wipe your nose, avoid using your hands.

- If you have any respiratory or autoimmune issues, please consult your doctor.

Thank you for helping keep our community healthy!

The Richmond Rockets T-Shirt & Apparel

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Tank top: $25

Sizes: Women XS, S, M, L, XL

Men S, M, L, XL, XXL

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Rockets Cotton T-shirt: $15

Sizes: Women & Men S, M, L

 

About Us

Monthly meetings held every 1st Monday of the month at:
"Jody's" 372 Forest Ave at 7:00pm, or Zoom Online Conferences

The Team

Lisa Lubarsky - President

lisalubarsky88@gmail.com

Tony LaRocca - Vice President  

tonylarocca5k@gmail.com

John Dixon - Secretary 

nydesk@aol.com

Nancy Wagner-Wetzel - Treasurer 

nhww28@gmail.com

Trish Mulligan - Female Captain

phatricia@aol.com

Mike Leathers - Male Captain

michael.e.leathers@gmail.com

Fleur de lis Bell - Web Master

bell.fleurdelis@gmail.com

 

 

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Upcoming Races & Events

Weekly Fun / Open Runs:

(Runs are subject to change due to conflicting races, weather...etc.)

ANNOUNCEMENT: Our Richmond Rockets Fun Runs are ON HOLD, they will resume once we get more participants. Interested in having a Richmond Rockets running buddy? Send an email to teamrichmondrockets@gmail.com.

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Donate Your Old Sneakers to Feed Families - South Brooklyn Mutual Aid

The Richmond Rockets will be participating in the My Sneaker Drive Fundraiser to help feed families in NYC. By donating a pair of old sneakers that are in good non-ripped condition, you give $1 to the organization in aid to send care packages for those in need.

If interested in participating, please view the drop-off locations below. They will be much appreciated! Also, if you would like to make a cash donation - please send a Venmo payment to @SouthBkMutualAid.

April 2021 Race Calendar

April road running calendar: Races coming back, but not full throttle yet!

By Staten Island Advance Sports Desk and By George Kochman/Special to the Advance

Live racing is slowly returning to the New York met area. Many races now offer virtual options. Race directors are taking precautions, with many of the live races now featuring wave starts. Continue to check with race directors concerning possible cancellations.

APRIL 2021 RACE CALENDAR

April road running calendar: Live racing begins to come back, but check before you go.

The Wolfe's Run 10K is currently on the local schedule in April, but competitors are asked to check the race website before heading out. (Staten Island Advance/Jan Somma-Hammel)

APRIL RACE CALENDAR

3 – Staten Island A.C. 3-Mile Fun Run, 9 a.m., Clove Lakes Park, for race info: panza.davidr25@yahoo.com.

3 – NYCRUNS Queens 5K (also virtual option), 7 a.m., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, theteam@nycruns.com.

3 – Paumanok Pursuit 70K Run and relay, 7 a.m., Rocky Point, N.Y., www.jayaasports.com.

3 – Lucky Paws 5K (virtual option), 10 a.m., Williamstown, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

3 – Essex County Virtual Cherry Blossom 10K, Branch Brook Park, Newark, N.J., jmatthews@parks.essexcountynj.org.

3 – 3rd annual Valor Supplements Police and Fire 5K, 9 a.m., Seaside Park, N.J., 732-569-0397.

4 – Citytri Runs Race Again at Verrazano, 10K- 8 a.m., 5K- 8:30 a.m., half-marathon- 9 a.m., American Veterans Memorial Pier, Brooklyn, www.citytri.com.

10 – Staten Island A.C. 3-Mile Fun Run, 9 a.m., Clove Lakes Park, panza.davidr25@yahoo.com.

10 – 11th Institute Woods 6K, 10 a.m., Princeton, N.J., www.princetonac.org.

10 – Shore 2Shore trail 50K- 8 a.m., 25K- 9 a.m., East Islip, N.Y., www.shore2shorerace.com.

10 – Coffee Run 5K, 8:30 a.m., West Deptford, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

10 – Crash Running Festival, 5K- 8:30 a.m., 10K- 9:15 a.m., Allentown, N.J., www.crashrunning.com.

10 – Last Squatch Standing, 9 a.m. or 2 p.m., West Orange, N.J., www.facebook.com/sassquadtrailrunning.

11 – Citytri Runs Race Again in Queens, half-marathon, 9 a.m., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, www.citytri.com.

11 – Off the Grid 5K, 9 a.m., Williamstown, N.J., www.secondcapitalrunning.com.

15 – Old McDonna Rockland Farm Alliance Trail Run, 3 mi., 8:30 a.m., New City, N.Y., www.runningintheusa.com.

16 – IPA 5K, 4 p.m., Wildwood, N.J., www.delmosports.com.

16 – Run for Aaron 5K, 9 a.m., Vineland, N.J., www.run4aaron.com.

17 – Wolfe’s Run 10K, 10 a.m., Wolfe’s Pond Park, www.completerace.com.

17 – Mud Hen 5-Miler and 10-Miler, 7 a.m., Wildwood, N.J., www.delmosports.com.

17 – NYCRUNS Prospect Park 5K (also virtual option), 7 a.m., Prospect Park, Brooklyn, theteam@nycruns.com.

17 – Daniela’s Butterfly 5K, (virtual race), 10 a.m., www.danielacontefoundation.org.

17 – Brooklyn PACE 5K (virtual option), 8 a.m., Coney Island Boardwalk, Brooklyn, www.paceruns.com.

17 – Pearl River 5K, 11 a.m., Pearl River, N.Y., www.pearlriverny.org.

17 – Spring Half-marathon, 9 a.m., Rockaway Beach, N.Y., www.rockapulcorun.com.

17 – 39th annual St. James 5-Miler (virtual option), 9 a.m., St. James, N.Y., www.runningintheusa.com.

17 – 3rd annual Warrior Run 5K, 10 a.m., Cooper River Park, Pennsauken, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

18 – 57th annual Capt. Ron Zinn Memorial Races, 5K (virtual option), 10 a.m., Wall, N.J., www.shoreac.org.

18 – The Future of Blue +21, 5K, 10 a.m., Brielle, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

18 – NYRR Central Park 4 Mile, 12 noon, Central Park, www.nyrr.org.

18 – Conquer the Trail Race Series, 10K, 5K, 9 a.m., Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., www.runningintheusa.com.

18 – Port Jervis PBA 5K Foot Chase, 9 a.m., Elks Brox Park, Port Jervis, N.Y., www.runningintheusa.com.

18 – Bridgewater Donut Chase 5K, 8:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m. starts, Duke Island Park, Bridgewater, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

18 – St. Cassian Cougar Challenge Virtual 5K, Bloomfield, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

24 – Staten Island A.C. 3-Mile Fun Run, 9 a.m., Clove Lakes Park, panza.davidr25@yahoo.com.

24 – 75th anniversary Guide Dog Foundation Run and Dog Walk (virtual race), www.glirc.org.

24 – Citytri Run Race Again at Verrazano, 5K- 9 a.m., half-marathon- 9:30 a.m., 10K- 10 a.m., American Veterans Memorial Pier, Brooklyn, www.citytri.com.

24 – Run for the Wild 5K, 8 a.m., Bronx Zoo, Bronx, www.p2p.onecause.com.

24 – April Fools 8K, 9 a.m., Atlantic City, N.J., acmarathon@ccatlantic.org.

24 – Clinton Township Country Run, 15K- 8:30 a.m., 5K- 9 a.m., Bundt Park, Lebanon, N.J., www.ctcountryrun.com.

24 – 12th annual Running4Answers 5K, 8:30 a.m., Roseland, N.J., info@running4answers.org.

24 – 10th annual Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial Virtual 5K, Saddle River, N.J., www.saddleriver5k.com.

25 – Heart of Plainedge 5K, 9 a.m., Plainedge H.S., Massapequa, N.Y., www.runningintheusa.com.

25 – April Fools Half-marathon, 8 a.m., Atlantic City, N.J., acmarathon@ccatlantic.org.

25 – 2nd annual 5-Mile Race to bRUNch, virtual race), Montclair, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

25 – Run the Vineyards 5-Miler, 9 a.m., William Heritage Winery, Mullica Hill, N.J., www.gooddayforarun.com.

RUMC Virtual  Arnold Obey 5K Run, Walk or Bike for NICU, May 14 - May 23, 2021

RUMC Virtual 5K Run, Walk or Bike for Richmond University Medical Center's NICU! In memory of Arnold Obey.

Get tickets here: https://rumcsi.akaraisin.com/ui/virtual5k/

Upcoming Races & Events

Richmond Rockets 2021 Monthly Fun-Runs

Our Richmond Rockets Legendary runner and Vet Tommy Hart will start his Thursday Night 3M Races starting tomorrow Thursday, June 17th at 7pm! This fun run will occur EVERY THRUSDAY EVENING at 7PM. Meet-up is at the Clove Lake parking lot. Let's get reacquainted, we cannot wait to see you out there! Contact teamrichmondrockets@gmail.com for more details, or for any questions or concerns. Thank you!

Arnold Obey Street Naming Ceremony - Saturday June 19, 2021, 11AM, SI

The street naming Ceremony for longtime runner, basketball star and educator Arnold Obey will be held on Saturday, June 19th at 11AM EST on the northeast corner of Jersey Street and Crescent Avenue. Commemorative T-shirts will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis while supplies last. We hope to see you there!

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Complete Race Solutions (CRS) - Father's Day Run 5K! - Sunday, June 20, 2021, Mount Loretto, SI

This Sunday June 20th is FATHER'S DAY! Complete Race Solutions (CRS) is kicking off their 'Fathers Day race' is going off this Sunday at Mount Loretto, SI. Enjoy a beautiful course from the Mount out to Hylan Blvd and back, with post race awards and celebrations!!! All social distancing protocols will be in place. Join in on the fun now: https://completerace.ticketleap.com/fathers-day-5k-2021/

The race will be honoring the memories of 3 great men, runners and Father’s: the late Richard Chin Arnold Obey and Bobby Guidera. Please come out and support a return to Live racing and observe the memory of 3 Unbelievably Great Men and ALL Father’s who have made a difference in our lives at the Father’s Day 5k.

June 2021 Races - Various Locations

 

Live racing slowly returning to the eastern part of the country. Still, it’s wise to check with meet directors for cancellations or staggered starts.

The fifth annual SSG Michael Ollis 5K and 2-Mile Walk highlights the local racing slate. After being held virtually in 2020, the Ollis Run will be held on June 13 on New Dorp Lane at 9 a.m. There is also a virtual option.

The race commemorates the memory of Ollis, a 24-year-old U.S. Army veteran who was killed in Afghanistan on August 28, 2013 while shielding a wounded Polish soldier from an insurgent’s suicide vest. The race, started in 2017, is also designed to raise funds for veterans through the SSG Michael Ollis Freedom Foundation.

Sign-up here to register for the race. It costs $35 to enter the live race, the two-mile walk and wheelchair race. Entry fee for the virtual run is $40. Registration at the prices above ends June 12 for all categories.

Race-day registration is $40.

JUNE RACE CALENDAR

1 – Virtual NYRR Global Running Day, 1 mile, for race info: www.nyrr.org.

2 – LIRR Summer Series 5K, 7 p.m., Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, N.Y., www.lirr.org.

2 – N.J. Trail X-C Series 5K, 6:45 p.m., Central Park, Parsippany, N.J., njtrailseries@gmail.com.

3 – David Lerner Police Association 5K (virtual option), 7 p.m., Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, N.Y., www.glirc.org.

4 – Tavern Cup 10K, 6 p.m., Prospect Park, Brooklyn, www.trimarasports.com.

5 – Staten Island A.C. 3-Mile Fun Run, 9 a.m., Clove Lakes Park, panza.davidr25@yahoo.com.

5 – Miles for Matt Foundation Celebrate Life VIII (virtual option), 8:30 a.m., Cedar Creek Park, Seaford, N.Y., miles4matt@aol.com.

5 – Anthony Parlato Memorial 5K, 8 a.m., Center Moriches, N.Y., www.anthonyparlatomemorial5k.itsyourrace.com.

5 – Hunger’s Heroes 5K, 10:30 a.m., Sparkill, N.Y., www.orangetown.com.

5 – Rockwood Ramble 10K, 9 a.m., Sleepy Hollow, N.Y., www.friendsrock.org.

5 – Vineyard 5K, 9 a.m., Duck Walk Vineyards, Southold, N.Y., www.runningintheusa.com.

5 – Hillsborough Hop 5K, 8 a.m., Hillsborough, N.J., www.gscymca.org.

5 – 11th annual Hoboken Catholic Academy 5K, 8 a.m., Pier A, Hoboken, N.J., hobokencatholic5k@gmail.com.

5 – Beautiful Beast of Hunterdon 5-Mile, 8:30 a.m., Lebanon, N.J., www.beautifulbeast.org.

5 – Dash and Deciduous 5K, 10 a.m., Clayton Park, Imlaystown, N.J., www.uptowngentlefriends.com.

5 – Hops Trot 5K, 10:30 a.m., Atlantic City, N.J., www.delmosports.com.

5 – Keep Calm and Run to the Best You 5K, 8 a.m., Absecon, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

5 – Scott Coffee Moorestown Rotary 5K, 8:30 a.m., Moorestown, N.J., www.runningintehusa.com.

6 – 15th annual Capt. Martin J. Egan Memorial 5K Run, 9 a.m., Midland Beach Picnic Area, 718-966-9493.

6 – NYRR Flushing Meadows Mile, 8 a.m., Queens, www.nyrr.org.

6 – PBA Breakfast 5K, 8:30 a.m., Long Beach, N.J., www.farcnj.com.

6 – 14th annual Richard M. Brodsky Foundation AIDS and Cancer 5K, 8 a.m., Baldwin Park, Baldwin, N.Y., richardm.brodsky@gmail.com.

6 – 5K Whisper Run, 6:30 a.m., Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, N.Y., www.runningintheusa.com.

6 – Brooklyn Beach Run, half-marathon, 10K, 5K, 9 a.m., Coney Island Boardwalk, Brooklyn, www.citytri.com.

6 – George Wodlicka Hook Half-marathon and 5K, 8 a.m., Rockland Lake State Park, valley Cottage, N.Y., www.rocklandroadrunners.org.

6 – 32nd annual Kenneth Dolan Memorial 5K, 7:30 a.m., Prospect park, Brooklyn, www.dolanrun.org.

6 – Pequannock Valley Rotary Foundation PVR 5K, 8 a.m., Greenview Park, Pequannock, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

6 – Step Up for the Arc 5K, 8 a.m., Duke Island Park, Bridgewater, N.J., 908-658-3805.

6 – Good Grief 5K, 10 a.m., Giralda Farms, Madison, N.J., 908-245-3000.

6 – Centennial Village Velocity 5K, 9 a.m., Lincoln School, Cranford, N.J., cvgvelocity@gmail.com.

6 – Racefaster into Summer 5K, 9 a.m., Paramus, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

6 – 9th annual Run the Vineyards 5K, 9 a.m., Amalthea Cellars, Atco N.J., www.gooddaydorarun.com.

6 – Spring Watchung Race, 50K- 8 a.m., marathon- 8:30 a.m., half-marathon- 9 a.m., 10K- 9:30 a.m., Campgaw Mountain Reservation, Mahwah, N.J., www.njtrailseries.com.

8 – Independence Series Marathon, 6 a.m., Stokes State Forest, Branchville, N.J., www.mainlymarathons.com.

9 – Honor the Flag 5K, 7 p.m., Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, N.Y., www.lirr.org.

9 – Al Goldstein Summer Speed Series 5K, 6:45 p.m., Prospect Park, Brooklyn, www.pptc.org.

9 – Independence Series Marathon, 6 a.m., Port Jervis, N.Y., www.mainlymarathons.com.

9 – N.J. Trail X-C Series 5K, 6:45 p.m., Central Park, Parsippany, N.J., njtrailseries@gmail.com.

10 – Dash to Summer 5K, 6 p.m., Riverside Park, Manhattan, ake@msqconsulting.com.

10 – Browning Ross Summer Series 5K, 7 p.m., Glassboro, N.J., tuffgangrunning@yahoo.com.

12 – Staten Island A.C. 3-Mile Fun Run, 9 a.m., Clove Lakes Park, panza.davidr25@yahoo.com.

12 – NYCRUNS Queens Ice Cream Social 5K and 10K (virtual option), wave starts, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, theteam@nycruns.com.

12 – Mastercard N.Y. Mini 10K, 7 a.m., Central Park, www.nyrr.org.

12 – 25th annual Brooklyn Pride 5K, 10 a.m., Prospect Park, Brooklyn, priderun@brooklynpride.org.

12 – 5th annual Brooklyn-Queens Brewery Express Half-marathon, 5 p.m., Ridgewood, N.Y., www.runningintheusa.com.

12 – Sri Chinmoy 24-Hour Race- 8 a.m., and 12-Hour- 8 a.m. or 8 p.m., Rockland Lake State Park, valley Cottage, N.Y., 718-297-2556.

12 – Westfield Day Care Center 5K, 8 a.m., Nomahegan Park, Cranford, N.J., www.wdcc5k.org.

12 – Whippany Education Foundation Challenge 5K, 8 a.m., East Hanover, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

12 – Mendham Patriots 5K, 8 a.m., Brookside, N.J., dguida@mendhamtownship.org.

12 – 08085 8K- 7:45 a.m., 5K- 10 a.m., Lock Ave. Park, Woolwich Township, N.J., www.kiwanidgs.org.

12 – 12th annual Chimney Rock 5-ish Miles Trail Run, 9 a.m., Martinsville, N.J., www.rvrr.org.

12 – 25th annual Gloucester Township Scholarship Run 5K, 9 a.m., Blackwood, N.J., omercado@verizon.net.

12 – 9th annual Nicky’s Run 5K, 9 a.m., Eastampton, N.J., www.nickysrun.com.

12 – Young Life Camden County 5K, 8:30 a.m., Cooper River park, Pennsauken, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

13 – 5th annual SSG Michael Ollis 5K (virtual option), 9 a.m. (wave starts), New Dorp Lane, www.sirunning.com.

13 – Caumsett at Heckscher State Park 50K Championship and GLIRC 25K, 8 a.m., Heckscher State Park, East Islip, N.Y., www.glirc.org.

13 – Citytri Runs Race Again, Half-marathon, 7 a.m., Riverside Park, Manhattan, www.citytri.com.

13 – John Jay Community Trail Run 5K, 9 a.m., Cross River, N.Y., www.jjtrail.org.

13 – 11th annual Katie Oppo Memorial 5K, 9 a.m., Flower Hill Park, Manhasset, N.Y., elizabeop@aol.com.

13 – Running with the Sharks 5K, 8 a.m. Beach Haven, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

13 – Stride into Summer Benefit Trail Race, 5 mi.- 8 a.m., 5K- 8:15 a.m., Demarest, N.J., www.valleytrailseries.com.

16 – LIRR Summer Series 5K, 7 p.m., Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, N.Y., www.lirr.org.

16 – N.J. Trail X-C Series 5K, 6:45 p.m., Central Park, Parsippany, N.J., njtrailseries@gmail.com.

17 – 20th annual Veterans Flag Day 5K, 7 p.m., Lyons, N.J., 973-463-9600.

17 – Browning Ross Summer Series 5K, 7 p.m., Glassboro, N.J., tuffgangrunning@yahoo.com.

19 – Staten Island A.C. 3-Mile Fun Run, 9 a.m., Clove Lakes Park, panza.davidr25@yahoo.com.

19 – NYCRUNS Father’s Day Half-marathon, wave starts, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, theteam@nycruns.com.

19 – 17th annual Sgt. Nutter 5K, 9 a.m., Sea Girt, N.J., www.sgtnutterrun.org.

19 – Father’s Day Half-marathon, 8 a.m., Rockaway Beach, N.Y., www.rockapulcorun.com.

19 – 29th Rhulen Rock Hill Run and Ramble 5K, 9 a.m., Rock Hill, N.Y., www.rockhillrun.com.

20 – Father’s Day 5K, 9 a.m., Mount Loretto, www.completerace.com.

20 – NYCRUNS Father’s Day 5K and 10K, wave starts, Governor’s Island, theteam@nycruns.com.

20 – Brooklynite Summer Half-marathon, 8 a.m., American Veterans Memorial Pier, Brooklyn, www.citytri.com.

20 – New Paltz Challenge Half-marathon- 7:30 a.m., and 5K- 8 a.m., New Paltz, N.Y., www.newpaltzchallenge.com.

20 – 3rd annual Ryan McElroy Children’s Cancer Foundation 5K and 10K, 8:45 a.m., Pawling, N.Y., www.edrrc.org.

20 - Watershed 10K and 5K Trail Races, 9 a.m., Pennington, N.J., www.thewatershed.org.

21 – Lake Takanassee Summer Series 5K, 6:45 p.m., Lake Takanassee, Long Branch, N.J./, www.shoreac.org.

23 – LIRR Summer Series 5K, 7 p.m., Eisenhower Park, east Meadow, N.Y., www.lirr.org.

23 – FARC Summer Series 5K, 6:45 p.m., Monmouth Battlefield Park, Manalapan, N.J., www.farcnj.com.

24 – Browning Ross Summer Series 5K, 7 p.m., Glassboro, N.J., tuffgangrunning@yahoo.com.

26 – Staten Island A.C. 3-Mile Fun Run (Race #1- Steve Lauria Memorial Series), 9 a.m., Clove Lakes Park, panza.david225@yahoo.com.

26 – Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run 6K, 8 a.m., Central Park, www.nyrr.org.

26 – Union Beach 5K, 9 a.m., Union Beach, N.J., www.farcnj.com.

26 – Lt. Michael P. Murphy 15K- 7 a.m., and 5K- 9 a.m., Hauppauge, N.Y., www.runaroundthelake.com.

26 – Run Around the Lake, Half-marathon- 7 a.m., 4 mi.- 9 a.m., Ronkonkoma, N.Y., www.runaroundthelake.com.

26 – 7th annual BHH Sea Isle City Stomps Cancer 5K, 9 a.m., Sea Isle City, NJ., www.runningintheusa.com.

26 – Big Bang Mile, 9:30 a.m., Bell Works, Holmdel, N.J., www.shoreac.org.

26 – COA 5K Run with the Warriors, 7:30 a.m., Hamilton, N.J., info@cityofangelsnj.org.

26 – Totally Awesome 80′s Run, 5K, 9 a.m., West Deptford, N.J., www.gooddayforarun.com.

26 – Union Beach 5K, 9 a.m., Union Beach, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

27 – Pine Beach 5K, 8:30 a.m., Pine Beach, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

27 – Citytri Runs Race Again, Half-marathon, 10K, 5K, 9 a.m., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, www.citytri.com.

27 – 40th annual Firecracker 5K, 8 a.m., Massapequa, N.Y., www.massapequaroadrunners.org.

27 – I.S. 223 5K Classic, 9 a.m., Shore Road Promenade, Brooklyn, jsorocco@gmail.com.

27 – Sri Chinmoy 5 and 10-Mile Races, 8 a.m., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, 516-710-8084.

27 – Empanada Trail 5K, 9:30 a.m., Morris Plains, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

27 – Midnight Squatchapalooza, 12 Hr., 6Hr., 5K- 12:01a.m., 3 Hr.- 9:01 a.m., Columbus, N.J., www.facebook.com/sassquadtrailrunning.

27 – Running the Ave 5K, 9 a.m., Vineland, N.J., www.runningintheusa.com.

28 – Lake Takanassee Summer Series 5K, 6:45 p.m., Lake Takanassee, Long Branch, N.J., www.shoreac.org.

30 – FARC Summer Series 5K, 6:45 p.m., Monmouth Battlefield Park, Manalapan, N.J., www.farcnj.com.

New York Triathalon Org Presents the FUHGEDDABOUDIT DUATHLON, Various Dates/Times Listed Below

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Running Motivation

 

 

Why we run.

A good laugh and a long run are the two best cures for anything.

I run to add life to my days.

RUNNING HAS TAUGHT ME THAT I AM SO MUCH MORE CAPABLE THAN I EVER IMAGINED

The body achieves what the mind believes

 
 

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