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scalamito has written 14 posts for Essex Running Club

Miles For Music 20K – First USATF-NJ Championship Race

Miles For Music 20K March 11, 2012 The first USATF-NJ Championship race of the year was held Sunday, March 11, at Johnson Park along the Raritan River in Highland Park/Piscataway. The course was almost the same as the old Equinox Run that used to be held at the same location, two and half loops around more »

Yes, I am done with marathons!

B&A Trail Marathon Audrey Blanda 3:53:45 Yes, I am done with marathons, because it is inconceivable to me that I will ever, ever run as well as I did on Sunday, March 4 at the B&A Trail Marathon in Severna Park, MD, a suburb about 10 minutes from downtown Annapolis.  The short story is that more »

President’s Corner – March

My three-year old son discovered a new track and field event on TV: the Puddle Jump. It’s kind of like the opposite of the steeplechase.  Instead of trying to jump over puddles, you jump in them, and as in the long jump, athletes are scored based upon distance.  However, the distance in the Puddle Jump more »

Long Branch 4 Mile Beach Run

Long Branch 4 Mile Beach Run February 26, 2012 Long Branch, NJ Jim Malone   51:19

Febapple Frozen 50

Febapple Frozen 50 February 25, 2012 There were about 250 people for the trail races held in South Mountain Reservation on Saturday, February 25, as part of the NJ Trail Series. There were 4 distances – 10 miles, 21 miles, 50K (31 miles) or 50 miles. All the races used the same 10 mile loop more »

Manasquan Mid-Winter Beach Run

Manasquan Mid-Winter Beach Run February 18, 2012 About 2 Miles Phil Coffin, 13:50 You think it’s hard to win a mug at Ashenfelter? Try the Manasquan Mid-Winter Beach Run. Mugs go to the top 10 finishers, both men and women … and there were almost 1,800 participants this year. Yes, it’s a funky race. It’s more »

President’s Corner: February 2012

By Mark Frankel I tried a new pre-run meal last week: sushi…… .. Ok, I didn’t plan it intentionally.  It just worked out that way.  I took the day off from work to drive my wife to a class.  I didn’t have time to do my usual morning run, so I decided I’d run in more »

Definitely Not a PR Kind of Day

By Greg van Inwegen:  The Manhattan Half Marathon was not timed, but rather a fun run and it was definitely not a PR kind of day. I didn’t come across any ice (except a little in the water cups) but up hills were slow due to snow. My bone head mistake was not wearing my more »

I too braved the Manhattan Half Marathon

By Aubrey Blanda:  I too am so happy I braved the elements to run with NYRR in yesterday’s Manhattan Half. After finding the most awesome free parking spot ever right off Central Park West near the finish (something some people also dream their whole lives about!), I was pumped! I met my NYC running buddy more »

A Snowy Manhattan Half Marathon

By Paul Kartanowicz I decided after the first mile that I wanted to save my legs and that a PR was just unattainable, but I turned it into a nice high Aerobic longish run. That way I still got in a quality workout despite the circumstances and I didn’t beat up my legs too much. more »

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