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: Susan@flipfitness.com 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: www.flipfitness.com. Time: 7pm
Foundation. 250 participants and this year should attract Web: Register at www.jenkintown.net
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 email@example.com. circle City Hall, continue to Independence Hall Cure routes are safe and fully supported www.phillytri.com/eventinfo/schedule
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: www.phillytri.com
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: email@example.com dollars to fund research, provide services 8:00-9:00pm dinner & award presentation to
around 75 degrees. Web: www.rideofsilence.org 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: www.piranha-sports.com/Race122.aspx 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Call to reserve your booth now.
spine chilling descents. The Endurance race Overall Masters, Male & Female: $150 Web: tour.diabetes.org 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: KOP10Miler@Gmail.com along the way for the American
biking. French Creek State Park welcomes Fees: Forms postmarked by May 15: $20; Web: www.kingofprussia10miler.com 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. email@example.com
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 al.com/index1.htm International Brotherhood of Electrical tion.org/chapters/midatlantic/events/752/
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.,
www.bikereg.com/events/register.asp?eve 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: www.masuperseries.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
the top three males and females of each 6ABC’s former Sports Director and longtime Web: www.southphillystriders.com
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: go.liverfoundation.org 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: www.highroadcycles.com
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: LansdowneFuture.org/5K 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 www.broadstreetrerun.com “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: www.garypaparun.com 70, Cherry Hill NJ
Ride of Silence Southampton, PA. There will be a 10K, 5K Email: email@example.com
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: www.keswickcycle.com
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 www.ajfoundation.org 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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Green Lane, PA Asperger Adults Family/Caregiver Support
Email: Ginny Politz, Meetings GOALS Adventure
firstname.lastname@example.org Time: First Sat. of the month, 10am-noon
Web: www.bikesportbikes.com 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
www.fairmountpark.org/TrailPermits.asp 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 email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org The second Wednesday of the month, 12pm at The Edge Adventure Race
Web: www.phillybikeclub.org 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: email@example.com The second Thursday of the month, 7:30pm at 100
Web: www.manayunkrunning.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Registration is required. Call to register.
Web: www.jenkrun.com Time: Second Tuesday of the month, 2–3pm
Place: Paoli Hospital, Paoli, PA
Thursday Night Group Runs Phone: (610) 648-1651
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 • www.SpectaSport.com
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: www.integrateddiabetes.com 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: www.neighborhoodbikeworks.org
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: www.neighborhoodbikeworks.org
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: email@example.com
Time: Second Tuesday of every other month, Web: www.keswickcycle.com
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: www.phillysportandsocialclubs.com
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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