Essex Running Club http://www.essexrunning.org Northern New Jersey's Friendliest Running Club Sat, 05 Aug 2017 18:17:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.1 29810180 Interclub Challenge 2017 Results http://www.essexrunning.org/2017/07/31/interclub-challenge-2017-results/ http://www.essexrunning.org/2017/07/31/interclub-challenge-2017-results/#respond Mon, 31 Jul 2017 17:28:04 +0000 http://www.essexrunning.org/?p=1164184 more »]]>
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
• Geezers: 3

Thanks again to all the volunteers who made this competition a smoothly running affair!

The final points tabulation for the 2017 Interclub Challenge is:

Interclub Competition: (1st 30 runners count – last place runner added if less than 30 runners, 10 points for club with most runners):
1. North Jersey Masters: 958 points (33 total runners)
2. Clifton: 1126 (1136-10) points (47 total runners – includes Geezers)
3. Essex: 2192 points (767+ (95×15) (15 total runners))

Top Female finishers:
Place Name Club Overall Clock Time Net-Time
1. Lisa Swain NJ Masters 1 59:23 30:27.2
2. Misa Tamuta Masters 3 59:40 27:29.8
3. Hortencia Aliaga Clifton 4 1:00:39 26:27.3

Top Male finishers:
1. Ezequiel Garcia Clifton 2 59:39 29:38.4
2. James Linn NJ Masters 6 1:01:06 28:15.3
3. Jack Frame NJ Masters 7 1:01:12 31:43.8

(Apologies to James & Jack for reversing their finishes at the awards. The photo back showed James out-sprinted Jack at the end!).

Oldest Finishers:
Female: Mary Murphy – (75) NJ Masters (9th Place!)
Male: Mike Machuca – (78) NJ Masters

Youngest finishers:
Female: Bridgette Taipe – (11) Clifton
Male: Jamie Manari – (12) Clifton

Complete individual results can be found at the links below:

http://www.essexrunning.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Interclub-2017-Results.pdf

http://www.essexrunning.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Interclub-2017-Results-Net-Time.pdf

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Summer Hosted Runs/Events Start July 5th http://www.essexrunning.org/2017/07/05/summer-hosted-runsevents-start-july-5th/ http://www.essexrunning.org/2017/07/05/summer-hosted-runsevents-start-july-5th/#comments Wed, 05 Jul 2017 13:53:51 +0000 http://www.essexrunning.org/?p=1164176 more »]]> WE START THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT! YEAH! SUMMER IS HERE! Would you like to host a Wednesday night running event this summer? Hosts from home plan a 3-6 mile course and a small supper. However, we’re also open to ice cream nights, watermelon nights, or any additional special events. If you’re interested, please contact Paul Maloney at EssexNewsMaloney@aol.com or 973-886-3222 (Paul’s Cell).
One date available to schedule: August 16th.
Wednesday July 5th: Annual Watermelon Run #1 at the West Orange Reservoir (next to McLoone’s ) in West Orange. A $20.00 McLoone’s gift card, a 10.00 gift card to Fleet Feet, and three books on running will be raffled off. We are also accepting contributions of items for those in need to McLoone’s charity, Holiday Express. Details on items are posted here http://holidayexpress.org/gift-bag-items/. (Paul Maloney is the contact for this run.)
Wednesday July 12th: Annual Watermelon Run #2 at Verona High School. Options to run the West Essex Trail, Hilltop Reservation, Cedar Grove Track, Verona Track, Verona Park and more. Details will be posted during the week.
Wednesday July 19th: Sue Palermo, 27 Westwood Drive North, West Orange. Sing a long Broadway Show Tunes with Ed Palermo on the piano.
Wednesday July 26th: Westfield Pizza 5K. See https://www.westfieldtoday.com/…/2017_Pizza_Run_info_for_we… for more information. Only pre-entries.
Wednesday August 2nd: Beth Davis Candela, Details will be posted soon.
Wednesday August 9th: Tom and Martta Kelly. Cedar Grove Park Picnic and Run. Details will be available soon.
Wednesday August 23rd: Paula Fields and Kevin Skorupski, Burgers and Buds. Details to be available soon.
Wednesday August 30th: Applegate Farms Ice Cream Run. Details will be posted soon.

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Posting for 2/11: On 2/19, Run at the Home of Laura and Paul Pierotti http://www.essexrunning.org/2017/02/11/posting-for-211-on-219-run-at-the-home-of-laura-and-paul-pierotti/ Sat, 11 Feb 2017 20:33:28 +0000 http://www.essexrunning.org/?p=1164103 more »]]> Although we do not have a run this weekend (the Snake Hill Run is cancelled tomorrow 2/12), we’re looking forward to the two final hosted runs for the season.  Both runs start at 9:00.

Sunday February 19th, Laura and Paul Pierotti.   9 Huemmer Ter, Clifton, NJ 07013-3329

Sunday February 26th, Val Kenny and Ginny Kientz.  9:00 a.m.  77 Fairway, Verona, N.J.

If you have any questions, please contact Paul Maloney at EssexNewsMaloney@aol.com.

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February 13th ERC Meeting: Ron Wolfson and the Great Wall Marathon http://www.essexrunning.org/2017/01/29/february-13th-erc-meeting-ron-wolfson-and-the-great-wall-marathon/ Sun, 29 Jan 2017 22:00:32 +0000 http://www.essexrunning.org/?p=1164091 more »]]> What is it like to run the Great Wall Marathon?  Find out at the Essex Running Club General Meeting on Monday February 13th, 7:30 p.m.  Long Time Member and Grove Street Runner Ron Wolfson will share this experience at our February meeting.  We’re back at Fitzgerald’s in Glen Ridge.  The cover charge is $5.00 for light food and room.  We’ll also have our usual stories, upcoming club activity announcements, and a special “door prize”.   We hope to see you!

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1/28 Posting: Runs at Tom & Martta, Super Bowl Run, and the First Fleet Feet Snake Hill Challenge http://www.essexrunning.org/2017/01/28/128-posting-runs-at-tom-martta-super-bowl-run-and-the-first-fleet-feet-snake-hill-challenge/ Sat, 28 Jan 2017 14:38:26 +0000 http://www.essexrunning.org/?p=1164088 more »]]> Winter runs continue for the Essex Running Club.    We’re considering continuation of runs in March.  (This is something else we haven’t done before.)  If you’re interested in hosting for March 4th or 5th, March 11th or 12th, March 18th or 19th, or March 25th or 26th, please let Paul Maloney know at EssexNewsMaloney@aol.com.)  In addition, stay tuned for a very special activity on February 12th.
Sunday January 29th, 9:00 a.m.  Tom and Martta Kelly.  81 Seaman Road, West Orange.  It’s always a great time at Tom and Martta’s.  Perhaps it will be a run at Eagle Rock Reservation, Verona Park, or the nearby golf course.  We hope to see you.

Sunday February 5th, 9:00 a.m.  Tracy Keller and Gina Imperato.  105 Stonehouse Road, Glen Ridge.  It’s the annual Pre-Superbowl Event!  We hope to see you!

Sunday February 12th, The Fleet Feet Snake Hill Challenge

Here are the details from the Fleet Feet Staff.  You must RSVP at http://fleetfeetmontclair.com/news/snake-hill-challenge:

  • Arrive at 6:30 am for check in and warm up.
  • Park near pavilion area and look for Fleet Feet flag.
  • Challenge: 7:00 am start time – Must begin last loop by 7:45 am.

How many loops can you run?  The Snake Hill Challenge is a 1 mile course (approximately) – starting at the top of the hill, down to the brick wall and back to the top.

Note:  Fleet Feet and Essex Running Club will have volunteers posted along the route.  Turn around cones will be at the bottom of the hill.

This event will take place in rain or shine.  However, if we experience adverse winter weather conditions the event  will be cancelled.

Sunday February 19th, Laura and Paul Pierotti.   9 Huemmer Ter, Clifton, NJ 07013-3329

Sunday February 26th, Val Kenny and Ginny Kientz.  9:00 a.m.  77 Fairway, Verona, N.J.

If you have any questions, please contact Paul Maloney at EssexNewsMaloney@aol.com.

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ERC Hosted Runs: This Week, Tom and Martta Kelly http://www.essexrunning.org/2017/01/23/erc-hosted-runs-this-week-tom-and-martta-kelly/ Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:16:10 +0000 http://www.essexrunning.org/?p=1164086 more »]]> Winter runs continue for the Essex Running Club.    We’re considering continuation of runs in March.  (This is something else we haven’t done before.)  If you’re interested in hosting for March 4th or 5th, March 11th or 12th, March 18th or 19th, or March 25th or 26th, please let Paul Maloney know at EssexNewsMaloney@aol.com.)  In addition, stay tuned for a very special activity on February 12th.
Sunday January 29th, Tom and Martta Kelly.  81 Seaman Road, West Orange.  It’s always a great time at Tom and Martta’s.  Perhaps it will be a run at Eagle Rock Reservation, Verona Park, or the nearby golf course.  We hope to see you.

Sunday February 5th, Tracy Keller and Gina Imperato.  105 Stonehouse Road, Glen Ridge.  It’s the annual Pre-Superbowl Event!  We hope to see you!

Sunday February 12th, The Essex Running Club has a very special activity planned.  (It’s something which has never been done before.)  Please stay tuned for updates.

Sunday February 19th, Val Kenny and Ginny Kientz.  Details will be posted in the near future.

Sunday February 26th, Laura and Paul Pierotti.  Details will be posted in the near future.

If you have any questions, please contact Paul Maloney at EssexNewsMaloney@aol.com.

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Winter Hosted Runs Continue for the Essex Running Club: On January 22nd, there is a benefit for educational supplies in Senegal http://www.essexrunning.org/2017/01/14/winter-hosted-runs-continue-for-the-essex-running-club-on-january-22nd-there-is-a-benefit-for-educational-supplies-in-senegal/ Sat, 14 Jan 2017 19:43:16 +0000 http://www.essexrunning.org/?p=1164081 more »]]> Winter runs continue for the Essex Running Club.  We’re taking off for this MLK holiday weekend but we encourage you to come to our Fleet Feet or Grove runs tomorrow at 7:00 a.m.  We’re considering continuation of runs in March.  (This is something else we haven’t done before.)  If you’re interested in hosting for March 4th or 5th, March 11th or 12th, March 18th or 19th, or March 25th or 26th, please let Paul Maloney know at EssexNewsMaloney@aol.com.)  In addition, stay tuned for a very special activity on February 12th.

Sunday January 22nd, Aileen O’ Rourke, 10 Beverly Road, Cedar Grove, 9:00 a.m.

From Aileen:  “I am participating along with 4 of my co-workers in an all female race in pursuit of educational action in Senegal.  It is a week-long race from school to school distributing educational supplies.  We are hosting a breakfast at my house 10 Beverly Rd. in Cedar Grove, on January 22nd, and asking for monetary donations to offset the cost of the trip and to purchase the school supplies.  All paces and distances are welcome.  Please rsvp by Friday, January 20th @ aileen1963@optonline.net“.
Sunday January 29th, Tom and Martta Kelly.  81 Seaman Road, West Orange

Sunday February 5th, Tracy Keller and Gina Imperato.  Details will be posted in the near future.

Sunday February 12th, The Essex Running Club has a very special activity planned.  (It’s something which has never been done before.)  Please stay tuned for updates.

Sunday February 19th, Val Kenny and Ginny Kientz.  Details will be posted in the near future.

Sunday February 26th, Laura and Paul Pierotti.  Details will be posted in the near future.

If you have any questions, please contact Paul Maloney at EssexNewsMaloney@aol.com.

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12/30 UPDATE ON WINTER RUNS, ESSEX RUNNING CLUB http://www.essexrunning.org/2016/12/30/1230-update-on-winter-runs-essex-running-club/ Fri, 30 Dec 2016 14:30:50 +0000 http://www.essexrunning.org/?p=1164056 more »]]>

WE ARE NOW TAKING “RESERVATIONS” TO HOST A WINTER RUN DURING JANUARY, AND FEBRUARY.  THE RUNS WILL TAKE PLACE ON A SATURDAY OR SUNDAY MORNING AT 9:00.  (IF THERE’S A RUN SCHEDULED ON ONE WEEKEND ON A SATURDAY, THERE WILL NOT BE ONE ON SUNDAY– AND VICE VERSA.)  HOSTS PLAN A 3-6 MILE RUN AND A LIGHT BREAKFAST.  IF A WEEKEND IS NOT SCHEDULED BY THE 15TH THE MONTH BEFORE, AN EVENT AT A PARK OR TRAIL WILL BE SCHEDULED.

Sunday January 1st, 8:30 a.m.  Fleet Feet New Year’s Day Resolution Run.

Sunday January 8th, Sharon and Tom Morrissey, “Annual Run for the Oats”.  From Sharon:  “Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season and ask that you spread the word to your running friends about (the upcoming) Run for the Oats on Sunday, January 8th.  It will be the usual — 7 a.m. start for long distance,  8 a.m. for mid distance and 9:00 for the 3 milers.  Hot oats served anytime after 9:00 a.m.  Hope you can make it and just give me a heads up as to what groups will be joining for what distance”.

Sunday January 29th, Tom and Martta Kelly.  Details will be posted in the near future

Sunday February 5th, Tracy Keller and Gina Imperato.  Details will be posted in the near future.

Sunday February 19th, Val Kenny and Ginny Kientz.  Details will be posted in the near future.

Sunday February 26th, Laura and Paul Pierotti.  Details will be posted in the near future.

We are looking for runs on the following dates:  January 14 or 15, January 21 or 22, February 11 or 12.

If you have any questions, please contact Paul Maloney at EssexNewsMaloney@aol.com.

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12/5 Posting: ERC Runs/Events Schedule. December and January– Holiday Fun Runs! http://www.essexrunning.org/2016/12/05/125-posting-erc-runsevents-schedule-december-and-january-holiday-fun-runs/ Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:48:01 +0000 http://www.essexrunning.org/?p=1164045 more »]]> 175

 

Saturday December 10th:  Montclair Bread Company Doughnut Run 5K in Montclair.

Sunday December 11th at 5:30 p.m.:  From Fleet Fleet Sports, Montclair, Reindeer Run.  (This will be a group run down Midland Avenue organized by Fleet Feet Sports and Montclair Township instead of the Thursday night run they have done in the past.  Runners will follow a fire truck with Santa, stopping to sing Christmas Carols and collecting toys.)

Saturday December 17th:  Paul Maloney, 70 Smull Avenue, Caldwell.  “Annual Trivia Contest/Run for the Holidays”.  9:00 a.m.  Holiday, Running and History Trivia Questions including nearby historic Grover Cleveland Birthplace questions and other N.J. Presidents Trivia Scavenger Hunt.  Options for the Saturday morning West Essex Trail Run group.

December 23/24 and will not be scheduled for now but will be open if someone wants to host either of these days.

Sunday January 1st, 8:30 a.m.  Fleet Feet New Year’s Day Resolution Run.  More details to come.

Sunday January 8th, Sharon and Tom Morrissey, “Annual Run for the Oats”.  From Sharon:  “Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season and ask that you spread the word to your running friends about (the upcoming) Run for the Oats on Sunday, January 8th.  It will be the usual — 7 a.m. start for long distance,  8 a.m. for mid distance and 9:00 for the 3 milers.  Hot oats served anytime after 9:00 a.m.  Hope you can make it and just give me a heads up as to what groups will be joining for what distance”.

Sunday February 5th, Tracy Keller and Gina Imperato.  Details will be posted in the near future.

Sunday February 19th, Val Kenny and Ginny Kientz.  Details will be posted in the near future.

We are looking for runs on the following dates:  January 14 or 15, January 21 or 22, January 28 or 29, February 11 or 12, February 28 or 29.

If you have any questions, please contact Paul Maloney at EssexNewsMaloney@aol.com.

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See the link about the “Holiday Party” in the corner of this page.

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