Reflections and writeup by Linda Desjardins and Mike Pelletier. On the last day of summer, Gloucester’s Good Harbor Beach played host to the 13th annual Lone Gull 10K. It was a delightful day, the kind we think about in winter when we’re running in so many layers we look like the Michelin Man. The temps dropped overnight so we had a more “forgiving” 65-degree … [Read more...] about Lone Gull 10K – 2019
– 5K and 10K, 1/1/19 - Writeup by Linda Desjardins. There is a core of Striders who just seem to have a thing about this Lowell Race and we keep meeting up each New Year’s. This year, thankfully, it wasn’t 8 degrees with -16 windchills. It was more like 50 and there were 50-60 mph winds. The 5K course is like a long, skinny triangle. The road we start and finish on is about .3 … [Read more...] about North Shore Striders at First Run in Lowell
- Mariellen Hayward - Ahhh, the Wiener Run! Definitely a fan favorite to many of The Striders. To those of you who have never run this hidden gem, you don’t know what you are missing. The 10K starts in the cute community of Asbury Grove, heads out to Bradley Palmer State Park, goes through the park and returns to Asbury Grove. This year 25 participants (10 Striders) lined … [Read more...] about The Wiener Run!
9/24/17 - Writeup by Linda Desjardins. The North Shore Striders now has a new USATF/NE age-group champion, the first in recent memory, as Mike Pelletier won the M75-79 age group, one week after finishing 3rd in the USATF/NE 5K Championship. And the Women’s Veterans team, Mariellen, Bonnie and Linda, took second place in their age group and to their surprise, earned a little … [Read more...] about Lone Gull 10K Race
The Tenth Annual Lone Gull 10K took place in Gloucester, MA, on September 25, 2016. Write up by Mike Pelletier. The temperature in Gloucester was just about perfect for running: 55 degrees at the start. The 19 mph wind was a nice tailwind at the start and a really tough headwind in the last mile. And with very few houses along the Gloucester shore, there was little shelter … [Read more...] about Lone Gull 10K