Tkeller has written 28 posts for Essex Running Club

Congratulations to the 2015 ERC Award Winners

Runners of the Year Female: Samantha Spitaletta Male: Dan Smith Larry Hollander Award: Mark Frankel Vince Carnevale Spirit Award: Don Manfria Sally Sammon Award: Nancy Katz Rachel Ray Award: Tom and Martta Kelly Purple Heart Award: Jackson Bangs Cheerleader: Jon Alaya Marco Polo Award: Juan Carlos Collantes Journalism: Adam Perry Spirit of ERC: Susan Palermo more »

ERC Awards Dinner – April 11

Join your fellow ERC members to celebrate 2015 achievements on Monday, April 11, at Nauna’s Bella Casa Ristorante in Montclair. Find out who brings home Male and Female ERC Runner of the Year, Distance Awards, Rookie of the Year, Multisport Awards, and lots of other fun recognitions. –Please bring canned food or dry goods for more »

Making Our ERC Tribe Even Stronger In 2016

As I begin to draft my first President’s Corner—what may be the most daunting task I’ve yet to come across in my new role as President—I’m reminded of Runner’s World Editor David Willey’s October 2015 column, You Are Not Alone. Exploring the history of running clubs, he referenced an Invisibilia podcast he’d recently completed. “An more »

ERC Holiday Party – Register Now

Sunday, December 6 Dance the night away on Sunday, December 6th, with your fellow runners. It will be a great workout, we promise! Join new and veteran runners for what has become a much anticipated end-of-year tradition. More than 60 members and guests celebrate the holiday session with dinner, the DJ, fun raffle prizes, and more »

ERC National Running Day Activities

Let’s celebrate our passion–and share it with others. Wednesday, June 3, is National Running Day. What is National Running Day? According to its website NRD is a coast-to-coast celebration of running. On this day, longtime runners reaffirm their love of running and beginners can kick off a lifetime and life-changing commitment. Sounds cool, right? What more »

Awards Dinner: April 13–New and Improved

We’re shaking things up! Join us for the new, more casual, ERC Awards Dinner. Come out to congratulate your friends, pick up awards, and get motivated for race season. Good food, good friends, good fun. BYOB! Join your fellow ERC members to celebrate the 2014 achievements on Monday, April 13, at Nauna’s Bella Casa Ristorante more »

Meet Tony Nogueira – World-Class Wheelchair Racer, Artist, and Glen Ridge Resident: September 15

If you’ve ever driven (or run) down Ridgewood Avenue in Glen Ridge, chances are you’ve seen Tony Nogueira training for his next race—and his son biking not far ahead. He competed for the United States in the 1992 Barcelona Paralympics and for Portugal, his homeland, in the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics. He’s raced in the New more »

ERC Members-Only Speed Training

The Essex Running Club is happy to announce two new Members-Only speed training opportunities. For information on becoming a member, visit ERC Speed Workout Clinic Wednesday, August 6, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Led by Fleet Feet Manager Paul Giuliano. The introductory clinic will be free and held at the Verona Track more »

ERC Wine and Cheese Party – Members Only

Join us for one of ERC’s most popular events of the year–the Annual Wine & Cheese Party. Hosted by John & Faye Harvey at their home. Saturday, June 21 7:00PM View the invitation and RSVP details here. Please bring your favorite appetizer or entree to share with the group. Desserts will be provided by the more »

Celebrate Our Sucesses of 2013: ERC Annual Awards Dinner, April 8

Join your fellow ERC members to celebrate the 2013 achievements on Tuesday, April 8, at the Glen Ridge Country Club. Find out who brings home Male and Female ERC Runner of the Year, Distance Awards, Rookie of the Year, the Purple Heart Award, Multisport Awards, and lots of other fun recognitions. –Please bring canned food more »

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