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Interclub Challenge 2017 Results

After a one year hibernation (2016) due to weather problems the Interclub Challenge returned with a new location (Garrett Mountain Great Lawn) and Distance (4 Miles). The usual clubs were represented; Clifton, Essex, North Jersey Masters, and the Geezers. We had 95 finishers this year: • Clifton: 44 • NJ Masters: 33 • Essex: 15 more »

2015 Ashenfelter Results

Great Job Everyone! Net Times: Henry Whipple   26:02 Paul Kartanocz   28:34 Paul Giuliano   28:45 Harold Porcher   29:29 Eric Zaltas   30:02 Larry Czaplewski   30:05 Jackson Bangs   30:08 Dan Smith   31:08 Jason Ben’ous   31:14 Glen Freyer   31:28 Jeff Burrowes   32:32 Ryen Lopresti   32:31 Charlie Slaughter more »

Interclub challenge 2015 Results

The 2015 Interclub Challenge was another great success at Veterans Memorial Park in Passaic. The usual clubs were represented; Clifton, Essex, North Jersey Masters, Do Run and the Geezers. In addition we had a couple individuals not associated with any club. We had 121 finishers! Four more than last year he highest in a few more »

Interclub Challenge – Sunday July 26th

It’s that time again; Time for the Interclub Challenge! It will be held on Sunday July 26th this year. As for the last 2 years we will be having it again at Veteran’s Memorial Park, 350 Passaic Ave, in Passaic, starting at 9am. We will be doing 3 laps on around the park roads (around more »

Ironman 70.3 Princeton – September 21, 2014 by Craig Van Doren

Ironman 70.3 Princeton  –  September 21, 2014 Craig Van Doren  5:55:41 An Ironman race is a very well organized event. I would compare an Ironman to the precision and organization of Boston, New York and other big races. Ironman is now putting on half and full Ironman’s all over the world. They have nearly everything more »

Interclub challenge 2014 Results

The 2014 Interclub Challenge was a great success! The possible rain and thunderstorms held off. Again Veterans Memorial Park in Passaic was ideal for this run. We had 5 clubs represented on Sunday. Clifton, Essex, North Jersey Masters, Do Run and the Geezers. For scoring the Do Run & Geezer clubs merged. We had 117 more »


The Essex Running Club is very pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Doug Williams Memorial Scholarship: – Eliana Tyler and Henry Whipple. They both received a check for $500 at the Montclair High School Senior Awards Ceremony held on Thursday, June 5th. The scholarship is presented in memory of Doug Williams who was more »

Concussion: The Insanity of it All – by Kimberly McGuire

Concussion: The Insanity of it All How a concussion taught me life lessons I never wanted to learn  By Kimberly McGuire February 20, 2014, about 9 PM. I’m driving on Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, NJ. I stop at a red light and BAM, someone rear-ends me at 30-40 MPH. I had whiplash – felt it more »

E Murray Todd Half Marathon 2014

Jackson, Martta and I car-pooled down to the E Murray Todd Half Marathon and I expected that the club would be sparsely represented today. However I almost immediately ran into many current and past ERC members and Fleet Feeters! The anticipated snow-storm held off to present us with a cool but not unbearable temperature (35+ more »

Manhattan Half Marathon – January 26th, 2014

Many people braved the frigid weather to run this race in Central Park today and several people ran PR’s. Temperatures were around 16 degrees at the start with a slight wind chill but most people warmed up quickly once the race started. NYRR had done an excellent job in clearing the roads and there was more »

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