On Monday, June 30th, a long-time member of the North Shore Striders, Louise Rossetti passed away - just a couple of weeks after the 21st successful running of the Louise Rossetti 5K. For those wishing to attend services, the wake is Monday, July 7th from 2-4PM and 6-9PM at the Bisbee/Portcella Funeral Home 549 Lincoln Ave. The funeral will be a 10:30AM mass on Tuesday the 8th … [Read more...] about In Memorium: Louise Rossetti
By Michael Pelletier After being the top-ranked Super Veteran team in USATF/NE for 2013, the NSS 70+ men reassembled the team last Sunday to compete for the 2014 New England 5-Mile Championship. In 2013 on a very humid July day, Joe Giannone, George Geis, Mike Pelletier, and Armand Claveau were the first Super Veteran team in the Carver Cranberry 5-Miler, last year’s … [Read more...] about What a Difference a Year Makes!
The Mystic Runners have invited the North Shore Striders to join them in a 5K race around Lake Wakefield on Wednesday, July 16th. The race will begin at the Clarion Hotel (formerly the Lord Wakefield) on North Avenue. The start times are: 5:30-6:45 - Registration 6:45 - Opening Remarks and Race Start … [Read more...] about Let’s Party with the Mystic Runners!
By Mike Pelletier On Memorial Day, one Sue, two Vanessa’s and six Kays dominated the Swampscott Dory Run. Sean Kay the Younger, and Alexandra Kay each took 1st in their respective age groups, while Aidan Kay, Sue Quimby, Vanessa Freedman, and Natalia Kay each took second in their age groups. As often happens, nine Striders competed in a stellar fashion and six of the nine came … [Read more...] about 37th Annual Swampscott Dory Run & Run To Remember
Out of the tragedy of last year's Boston Marathon grew many happy stories of generosity and kindness. This year, the Old South Church launched a Marathon Scarf Project, putting out a call for knitters far and wide to send in scarves for the runners, survivors, and first responders of the Boston Marathon. The scarves were to be a symbol of love and courage, and a "proclamation … [Read more...] about Marathon Scarf Project