Update from Michael Pelletier - At Monday’s meeting of the Mill Cities Relay Organizing Committee, Roger Perham of the North Shore Striders was selected as the Mill Cities Relay's Phil Quinn Award recipient for 2017! Finishing second to Roger in the voting was Doug Bollen of Wicked, another local runner making big contributions to running. Annually the Mill Cities Alliance … [Read more...] about Roger Perham Named 2017 Phil Quinn Award Recipient!
By Mary Stevens - Suppose you were a really good runner, a contender to win every 5K you entered. Would you run to win if you knew your grand prize was a case of Moxie, the State of Maine's Official Soft Drink? This is a question I always ponder as I trot the Moxie Days 5K in Lisbon Falls, Maine. The race kicks off my Moxie Days ritual, and it's followed by a pancake … [Read more...] about Back to the Moxie Fest
By Mary Stevens Summer rolls in on waves of humid air, and the odds are good that we'll all be running a race in sweltering conditions. Those odds get even 'better' when we commit to run longer races this time of year. Nevertheless, I signed up for Hamilton's venerable Wiener Run 10K (Roger Perham, director) a couple of weeks ago because it was right in the neighborhood and I … [Read more...] about Birding a 10K
By Mary Stevens. Can a retail clothing company make it onto Mary’s Short List of Preferred Merchants, joining New England Running Company, Sherman’s and the bottlers of Moxie? Yes! Recently I was walking around the post-race festivities at the Mount Washington Road Race, when the Handy Spandy tent found me. More accurately, several racks full of screaming-loud running … [Read more...] about Run Loud!
Jay Kumar, the skilled chronicler of all things running for the Salem News, was kind enough to interview Mike Pelletier for a column he wrote which was published in the Salem News last Friday, May 6th, and is entitled "On The Run: Dealing with the inevitable slowdown." You can read Jay’s column at the Salem News website. … [Read more...] about Salem News interviews Mike Pelletier