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					MAY/JUNE                          calendar of events                                                    Personal trainers, group fitness instructors,       run or walk together. Finishers celebrate
                                                                                                        teachers and medical professionals – you            crossing the line at Town Square with music,
                                                                                                        don’t want to miss this! Add this phenomenal        food and prizes for all age groups. The
                                                                                                        program to your skill set. Receive 3.5              race is held in cooperation between the
MAY 7                                                 months. The ride is being held in Philadelphia    AFAA CEUs. Cost is $125.                            Jenkintown Community Alliance and the
3rd Annual Team Olivia Softball                       for the fifth year in a row and in its seventh    Time: 9 am – 1:30 pm.                               Kiwanis Club of Jenkintown and proceeds of
Tournament                                            year since its inception. It is expected to be    Register: or (215)            the race benefit JCA’s revitalization efforts
All donations are gladly accepted and every           held this year at over 300 U.S. locations and     520-9932.                                           and the Kiwanis children’s charity.
penny benefits the American Liver                     in eight countries. Last year it had about        Web:                           Time: 7pm
Foundation.                                           250 participants and this year should attract                                                         Web: Register at
Place: Bensalem, PA                                   at least 500 riders to the event.                 JUNE 5
If you are interested in entering a team please       The 8-mile long route will start at the foot of   Greater Philadelphia Tour de Cure                   JUNE 24–26
get and fill out the form and mail it with            the front steps of the Philadelphia Art           Register today to take the ride of your life!       Philadelphia Triathlon
your entry fee of $250/for a team of 10, or           Museum on the Ben Franklin Parkway. A brief       The Tour de Cure features routes of different       Friday: Expo & Packet Pickup. Saturday:
$25 a man for teams over 10 players.                  pre-ride dedication ceremony will take            lengths for riders of all skill levels. Tour de     Sprint Race & Kids’ Races. Sunday: Olympic
To get the mailing address, call Melissa at           place at 6:45 and the ride will start promptly    Cure is a ride, not a race, so take it at your      Race & Celebrations.
(267) 767-0207 or Dave at 267-767-0208 or             at 7. It will proceed down the Parkway,           own speed and enjoy the journey. All Tour de        Times: Go to
email                        circle City Hall, continue to Independence Hall   Cure routes are safe and fully supported  
                                                      and head over to West Philly via the              with route marshals, SAG vehicles, mechani-         Place: Philadelphia, PA
New Jersey Devilman Triathlon                         Walnut Street Bridge. The ride will return to     cal support and rest stops stocked with             Email:
Sprint: 0.4-mile swim, 20.5-mile bike, 4-mile         the front of the Art Museum over the Spring       hydration and a variety of snacks to keep you       Web:
run. A Greater Atlantic Multisport Series             Garden Street Bridge. The duration of the ride    fueled. At the finish you will be welcomed
Event. A Greater Atlantic Club Challenge              is expected to be 1 to 1.5 hours. Helmets         with cheering volunteers, great food and            JULY 16
Event. Choose from the half-lite 50™ distance         are required and bicycle lights are encour-       more.                                               PhllyFIT WORKOUT-A-THON
or the sprint distance.                               aged.                                             Tour de Cure is marking its 20th anniversary        “Under The Stars” Summer Night Dinner
Fast and flat course. Beautiful scenery. Ideal        Contact: Ray Scheinfeld                           this year, so help make an even bigger              Event!
for spectators and athletes alike.                    Phone: (215) 327-8315                             impact. In 20 years it has raised millions of       5:00-8:00pm Marathon Workout
Water temperature in the past has been                Email:                   dollars to fund research, provide services          8:00-9:00pm dinner & award presentation to
around 75 degrees.                                    Web:                        and give voice to those denied their rights         honor all instructors!
Place: Starts and finishes at the Lake in                                                               because of diabetes. Every dollar you raise         Location: Greater Plymouth Community
Cedarville, NJ, in Cumberland County about 8          MAY 21                                            and every mile you ride helps the American          Center, 2910 Jolly Road, Plymouth Meeting,
miles south of Millville, NJ.                         Berwyn Victory Run 5K                             Diabetes Association in the effort to stop          PA 19462.
Web:              5K run, 5K walk, kids’ run.                       diabetes. You can make a difference! Start a        17 different presenters showcasing many
                                                      Registration: 7:30am Race Day                     chain reaction. Register yourself. Ask a            diverse workouts - each workout is 9 minutes
On the Rocks at French Creek                          Start: 8:30am 5K Run/Walk; 9:15am Kids Fun        friend. Start a team.                               long. Come, join in and do as many workouts
Mountain biking.                                      Run. First 250 entrants receive a custom T-       Time: 6am                                           as you can. Vote on the best workout of the
Rest assured the course will be challenging.          shirt. Don’t miss the great Post-Race Party!      Place: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA          night!
You should be prepared for some technical             Awards. Top Overall Male & Female: 1st $250,      Contact: Demetra Lymberis                           VENDORS WELCOME
trails. Expect plenty of climbing and some            2nd $100, 3rd $50                                 Email:                       Call to reserve your booth now.
spine chilling descents. The Endurance race           Overall Masters, Male & Female: $150              Web:                              215-396-0268
will be 6 hours. Elite/Expert race will take          Awards will be given in the following age         King of Prussia 10-Miler
around 2:30. Sport race will take 1:30–2.             groups (male and female):                         10-Miler, 5K and Kids’ Fun Run.                     SEPT. 18
Beginner and First Timer race will take 1. The        14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-       Time: 8am                                           Liver Life Challenge ING Rock n Roll
course will be similar to past years. A               59, 60+                                           Place: Heuser Park, Beidler Road, King of           Philadelphia Half Marathon
finalized map will be published well before the       More awards: Largest Family, Winning              Prussia, PA                                         Are you ready for a challenge this year? Have
race.                                                 Corporate Team, Biggest Neighborhood              Contact: Marrianne Houston                          you always wanted to run a halfmarathon?
Please note that some of the expert course            Participation (indicate neighborhood on regis-    Phone: (610) 265-4178                               Here’s your chance to train and raise funds
may go on trails NOT normally open to                 tration form)                                     Email:                         along the way for the American
biking. French Creek State Park welcomes              Fees: Forms postmarked by May 15: $20;            Web:                   Liver Foundation.
mountain bikers on designated trails (there           Race Day: $25; Kids Fun Run: $5                                                                       Time: 7am
are plenty, try red/white), please respect trail      Family (3 or more) discount: pre-registration     JUNE 19                                             Place: Benjamin Franklin Parkway,
signs and stay off restricted trails. The race        only: $15/participant                             Gary Papa Run                                       Philadelphia, PA
organizers work hard with the park to insure          Registration/Number Pickup/Race                   Prostate Health International (a division of the    Cost: $50
that any trail damage from the race is                Start/Finish: Berwyn’s Johnson Park (Bridge       Foundation of Breast and Prostate                   Contact: Ivory Allison, (215) 425-8080, ialli-
repaired. The course will be set up the day           & 1st Avenues), Berwyn, PA                        Health), along with co-chairs John J.     
before the race. Pre-riding will be allowed on        Web: berwynveteransmemori-                        Dougherty, business manager of the                  Web: liverfounda-
the entire course before the race. Camping for                                 International Brotherhood of Electrical   
the weekend is welcome in the group                                                                     Workers, and Jamie Apody, “Action News”
camping area. There will be a small fee for           MAY 30                                            sports reporter/anchor, will host the 2011          ONGOING
cabins or tent camping.                               Lansdowne Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk                Father’s Day Gary Papa Run (formerly “Gary          South Philly Striders Running Club
Place: French Creek State Park, PA                    Race runs through Lansdowne, PA’s central         Papa Run 4 Your Life”). This 5K Run/Walk and        Yo! Get in Shape!
Mid-Atlantic Superseries                              business district and historic areas. Part of     1-Mile Fun Walk will be held at Eakins Oval at      Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6am at
Register:                                             the race proceeds will benefit the Lansdowne      the Philadelphia Museum of Art (26th Street         Geno’s Steaks, Ninth St. & Passyunk Ave.,               Boys and Girls Club.                              and Benjamin Franklin Parkway,                      Philadelphia, PA
ntid=12800                                            Age Groups: 10 & Under, 11–14, 15–19,             Philadelphia, PA) beginning at 8am. This is its     Meets Saturdays, 8am, Front & South Sts.,
Web:                            20–29, 30–39, 40–49, 50–59 and 60 & Over.         9th annual Father’s Day run. The Father’s Day       Philadelphia, PA
                                                      5K awards for the top male and female and to      5K Prostate Run was renamed in honor of             Email:
                                                      the top three males and females of each           6ABC’s former Sports Director and longtime          Web:
MAY 14                                                age group.                                        PHI supporter, Gary Papa, who died of               Highroad Cycles Saturday Morning Ride
Philadelphia Liver Life Walk                          Costs: Through May 16, $15 adult, $10 ages        prostate cancer in 2009. The “Gary                  Average speed is 16 mph. You should be able
Supporting a walker helps facilitate, advocate        3–15, $40 family. After May 16, $20 adult,        Papa Run” Father’s Day Prostate Run pro-            to comfortably ride within this average
and promote education, support and                    $15 youth, $55 family. If you sign up by May      motes awareness and brings recognition to           speed, including some challenging hills, over
research for the prevention, treatment and            16 you’ll get a T-shirt.                          the severity of prostate cancer. Each year the      30 to 40 miles. Ride is weather permitting.
cure of liver disease.                                Time: 8:30am. Stay for the Memorial Day           run draws incredible support from the               Time: 9am
Web:                           Parade at 10am.                                   community, including survivors and families         Place: Highroad Cycles Doylestown, 73 Old
                                                      Place: Veterans Mini-Park, 30 N. Lansdowne        affected by prostate cancer. Participants will      Dublin Pike, Suite 4, Doylestown, PA
Broad Street Rerun                                    Ave. (across from Lansdowne Theater),             enjoy an exciting pre-race workout led by           Phone: (215) 348-8015
5-mile run and ½-mile Kids Run                        Lansdowne                                         Mix106.1 celebrity fitness trainer and Sweat        Web:
Help the kids with bleeding disorders and join        Phone: (610) 745-4013                             Fitness group-fitness director Donna Storm!
in on this fun event. Mad Dog from the                Web:                       There will also be special guest                    Keswick Cycle Cherry Hill Road Rides
Philadelphia Wings will be there along with                                                             appearances, entertainment, a raffle and            Saturdays, 7:45am
Super Mario and Luigi from Nintendo! See                                                                much more. Sweat Fitness, the official training     Distance: About 40 miles.
you on Broad Street and bring the family!             JUNE 4                                            headquarters of the 2011 Gary Papa Run, is          Return to shop no later than 11:30am.
Time: 9am                                             AJ-10K                                            offering a free 30-day membership to all run-       Helmets are mandatory! This is an unsupport-
Place: South Broad Street starting at the             The AJ Foundation for Children with Autism        ners the day of the run! Runners can pick up        ed ride. Please carry at least one tube and
Pavilion Shopping Center, Lansdale, PA                will hold its annual AJ-10K – The Best            their memberships on site.                          pump/CO2. Food and water are highly
Web: Register at             “Dam” Run for Autism at Peace Valley Park in      Cost: $25 general-registration fee; $30 on-site     recommended. “No rider left behind on a shop
Technical shirt to all pre-registered!                Chalfont, PA. All proceeds benefit the AJ         registration fee                                    ride.”
                                                      Foundation and the Comprehensive Learning         Time: 7am registration-9:30am awards                Place: Keswick Cycle Cherry Hill, 305 E. Rt.
MAY 18                                                Center, a school for autistic children in         Web:                            70, Cherry Hill NJ
Ride of Silence                                       Southampton, PA. There will be a 10K, 5K                                                              Email:
The annual Ride of Silence is scheduled to            and 1-mile fun run, running along the             JUNE 21                                             Phone: (856) 795-0079
take place at 6:45pm. The purposes of this            shoreline and over the dam of scenic Lake         Jenkintown Sunset 5K Run and Walk                   Web:
silent ride are to honor cyclists killed/injured in   Galena to finish at Sailor’s Point.               A winding race through tree-lined historic
motor vehicle-related accidents and to                Time: The 1-mile run ($5) begins at 8:15am;       Jenkintown. The unique weeknight race also          Bikesport Mountain Bike Ride
raise awareness about the rights of cyclists to       the 5K and 10K ($25) start at 8am.                combines a 1-mile fun walk and free kids’           Distance: 2 loops. For all levels. Mountain bike
ride the roads. Six bicyclists have been              Register online at or in     dash, meaning there is an event for everyone        required.
killed in the Delaware Valley in the last 12          person at 7:15am at Sailor’s Point.               regardless of age or ability. Entire families can   Time: Saturdays, 9am

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                                                      Flip Fitness Instructor Certification Course                                                          Place: Green Lane (Knight Road) parking lot,
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Green Lane, PA                                    Asperger Adults Family/Caregiver Support
Email: Ginny Politz,                              Meetings                                                             GOALS Adventure                          Time: First Sat. of the month, 10am-noon
Web:                       Place: Montgomery County Human Services                              Racing Association
MTB on the Pennypack Trails                       Building, 1430 DeKalb St., Norristown, PA                              WWW.GOALSARA.ORG
Meet at the Pine Road entrance to                 Phone: (610) 449-6776
Pennypack Park, Philadelphia, PA, Tuesdays                                                                              INFO@GOALSARA.ORG
at 6:30pm and ride till about 8pm. Come           NAMI
enjoy the great outdoors (without cars) after     NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness)             The Savage Adventure Race
dark!                                             holds monthly NAMI Connection (peerrun)
Lights and a trail permit are required (go to     support groups for family members and caregivers            April 16th, 2011 ~ 20 miles to         of persons with mental illness
buy a permit). Depending on the predicted         (i.e. schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, OCD etc.). For    The Cradle of Liberty 24 HR AR
weather and/or trail conditions, the ride may     more information please call (215)                           May 14-15th ~ 100 miles
be canceled or rescheduled for another            886-0350 or email
evening. Call or email to confirm that the ride   The first Friday of the month, 10:30am at               The Krista Griesacker Memorial AR
is on or with questions.                          Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell St.,                     July 30th ~ 50 miles
Phone: (215) 740-0973                             Norristown, PA.
Email:                The second Wednesday of the month, 12pm at                  The Edge Adventure Race
Web:                       Pottstown Public Library, 500 High St.,
                                                  Pottstown, PA.                                                October 16th ~ 20 miles
WEEKLY TUESDAY RUNS                               The third Wednesday of the month, 1pm at
With the Manayunk Running Club.                   Lansdale Library, 301 Vine St., Lansdale,
Time: 6:30-9pm                                    PA. The fourth Tuesday of the month, 2pm at
Place: Sports Works, 4320 Main St.,               Abington Presbyterian Church, 1982 Old
Manayunk, Philadelphia, PA                        York Road, Abington, PA.
Email:                   The second Thursday of the month, 7:30pm at 100
Web:                      S. Keswick Ave., Glenside.
Weekly Wednesday Group Runs                       Better Breathers Support Group
Time: 6pm                                         The Lung Center at Paoli Hospital is hosting a free
Place: Jenkintown Running Club, 416 Old           support group for patients with
York Rd., Jenkintown, PA                          respiratory disorders and chronic lung diseases the
Phone: (215) 887-2848                             second Tuesday of every month.
Email:                            Registration is required. Call to register.
Web:                              Time: Second Tuesday of the month, 2–3pm
                                                  Place: Paoli Hospital, Paoli, PA
Thursday Night Group Runs                         Phone: (610) 648-1651

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Finish at Lululemon for a yoga stretch!
Time: 6pm                                         Comprehensive Breast Center Support and
Place: Philadelphia Runner, 1601 Sansom           Networking Group
St., Philadelphia, PA                             For women who have been diagnosed with breast                          When "Good Enough"
Phone: Laura, (215) 972-8333
                                                  cancer. Time: Third Tuesday of the month,
                                                                                                                   ISN'T Good Enough for YOUR Race
                                                  Place: Comprehensive Breast Center, Bryn Mawr
                                                  Hospital, Bryn Mawr, PA                                  610-397-1950 •
                                                  Phone: (610) 526-4400
Saturday Support Group for Adults With                                                                    AFFORDABLE - Disposable - Durable - Personable - Professional
Diabetes                                          Macular Degeneration Support Group
All adults with diabetes are invited to an        Call for information and/or transportation assis-
intelligent discussion about diabetes, weight     tance. Time: Every second Tuesday, 10am–noon
control and healthy living. Free.                 Place: Paoli Baptist Church, 33 E. Lancaster Ave.,
Time: First Saturday of the month,                Paoli, PA
11am–noon                                         Phone: (610) 644-6316
Place: Integrated Diabetes Services, 333 E.
Lancaster Ave., Wynnewood, PA                     Support Group for People With Cancer
Phone: (610) 642-6055                             Sponsored by the Wellness Community of
Web:                   Philadelphia.
                                                  Time: Tuesdays, 6:30–8:30pm
Saturday Support Group for Adults with            Place: The Cancer Center at Paoli Hospital, 255 W.
Diabetes                                          Lancaster Ave., Paoli, PA
All adults with diabetes are invited to an        Phone: (215) 879-7733
intelligent discussion about diabetes, weight
control and healthy living. Free.                 Divine Bike Church for Adults
Time: First Saturday of the month,                Cycling.
11am–noon                                         Dates and Times: Sun., Tu., Th., 6:30–9pm
Place: Integrated Diabetes Services, 333 E.       Place: Philadelphia, PA
Lancaster Ave., Wynnewood, PA                     Phone: (215) 386-0316
Phone: (610) 642-6055                             Web:
                                                  Divine Bike Church for Women and
Asperger Syndrome Family/Caregiver                Trans.Cycling.
Support Meetings                                  Dates and Times: Wednesdays, 6:30–9pm
All parents and other adult family members        Place: Philadelphia, PA
or caregivers of children with Asperger           Phone: (215) 386-0316
syndrome and similar diagnoses are wel-           Web:
come. Meetings are held the second
Tuesday of every other month. The group's         Sunday Morning Mountain Bike Rides
mission is to raise public awareness, advo-       Time: 9am
cate for improved education and services,         Place: Valley Green Inn in the Wissahickon Park,
and provide support and information. There        Philadelphia, PA
is no fee for the meetings. Call for informa-     Phone: (215) 885-7433
tion.                                             Email:
Time: Second Tuesday of every other month,        Web:
Place: Grace Chapel, Darby and Eagle              Coed Adult Sports Leagues
roads, Havertown, PA                              Evenings and weekends.
Time: Third Tuesday of every other month,         Place: Philadelphia, PA
7pm                                               Phone: (215) 483-9340
Place: Avon Grove Charter School, 110 E.          Web:
State Road, West Grove, PA                        Weekly Indoor Spinning at High Road Cycles
Time: Third Thursday of every other month,
7–9pm                                             Road cycling.
Place: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church,             Dates, Times and Places: Tuesday, 6pm, Wayne,
132 E. Valley Forge Road, King of Prussia,        PA; Wednesday, 6:30pm, Doylestown,PA
PA                                                Phone: Wayne, (610) 687-1110; Doylestown, (215)
Phone: (610) 449-6776                             348-8015

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