Running is a great way to control diabetes. The Lancaster Road Runners Club (LRRC) holds regularly scheduled runs on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Every Sunday LRRC members meet at Long’s Park for a run from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday’s run is the Winter Run in Long’s Park at 6:30 p.m. Thursday runs vary in location. In addition, the following runs are scheduled for the Lancaster area.
The Run4Luck will be held 16 March at Lancaster Country Day School. The race starts at 9:30 a.m. and benefits the Junior League of Lancaster. Registration closes 12 March. For more information, go to http://www.jllancaster.org/run4luck.php.
Run on a golf course at the Signs of Spring 5K. The 23 March race will take place at the Honey Brook Golf Club, 1422 Cambridge Road, Honey Brook. Registration is $30 for adults. Youth and children receive a discounted rate. The race benefits local cancer patients. For more information, visit http://oneruntogether.org.
Lancaster runners can Brave the Race on 6 April at the Octorara High School. Registration begins at 7 a.m. The 10K begins at 8 a.m. The one mile fun run begins at 8:15 a.m. and the 5K begins one hour later. Brave runners may run both the 5k and the 10K for just one entry fee. The race benefits the Octorara Cross Country, Track & Field Boosters. Octorara sits off Route 41 and Highland Road. Registration is open until 4 April 2013. For more information, visit http://bravetherace.weebly.com/index.html.
Registration is now open for the 5th Annual Garden Spot Village Marathon. The marathon will be 6 April. Enjoy the scenic countryside through Amish farmland and the Welsh Mountains. The race is USATF Certified. The proceeds of the race benefit the Garden Spot Village Benevolent Fund. For more information, visit http://www.gardenspotvillagemarathon.org/index.php.
The 21st Annual Sauder’s Egg Run & Walk will be held Saturday, 13 April. The event will take place at the Lititz Fire Company on W. Main Street. Register before 5 April to receive a t-shirt and a discounted price.
Registration is now open for Shadey’s Rugged Run. The Run is 3.5 mile muddy obstacle course slated for Saturday, 27 April at the Lancaster Bible College, 901 Eden Rd. The registration fee is $65 if you register by 15 February. Between 15 February and 15 March the registration fee is $72. From 15 March through 12 April, the fee is $80. Registration closes on Friday, 12 April. The Run benefits both the Lancaster Bible College Athletic Department and Penn State Hershey Children’s Miracle Network. For more information, visit http://www.shadeysruggedrun.com.
The Lancaster Walk to Cure Diabetes will be held at the Clipper Magazine Stadium on Sunday, 2 June. Registration will start at 2:30 p.m. The two mile walk is slated for a 4 p.m. step off and is expected to run until 5 p.m. Register today at http://www2.jdrf.org/site/TR?fr_id=2168&pg=entry.
Registration for the 14th Annual Amos Herr 5K Honey Run, slated for Sunday, 25 August, is now open. The Run benefits restoration projects at the 1852 Herr Family Homestead in Landisville and Hempfield Area Recreation Commission scholarships. For more information, visit http://www.active.com/running/landisville-pa/amos-herr-5k-2013.
The Bird-in-Hand Half Marathon is slated for Friday, 6 September to Saturday, 7 September. Over 2000 runners are expected to participate in the event, which will be at the Smucker Homestead at 2727 Old Philadelphia Pike in Bird-in-Hand. Registration closes on Tuesday, 3 September. The race hosts many activities in conjunction with the run and benefits the Bird-in-Hand Volunteer Fire Company. For more information, visit www.bihhalf.com.
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