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 Delco Road Runners Club Mission
A. To promote regular running as a life-long activity that will enhance the physical, mental and emotional well being of people of all ages.
B. To sponsor weekly fun-runs in Delaware County neighborhoods for fun and fellowship.
C. To promote communication and camaraderie among area runners.
D. To facilitate competitive racing and team competition for all interested member
Trail Running
 I forgot to mention this trail running opportunity last week.

The 9:00am Saturday morning run at Ridley Creek State Park includes a group that runs the trails of Tyler Arboretum and Ridley Creek State Park. Runners of all speeds are welcome. The faster runners wait at trail intersections for those who are behind. The routes vary from week to week to include different parts of the Tyler and Ridley Creek State Park trail systems. We are generally out for 50 minutes to 1 hour.



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Membership drive in on...
please update your memberships!
Membership is free, donations are voluntary.
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St. Luke's Lehigh Valley Half Marathon &5k, Sunday, April 28


The Races are filling quickly. Don't be left out this spring!


As in the past couple years, a contingent of club members will be going up to this race again this year. If you are interested, please register early.
Register today.

St. Luke's Half Marathon Committee
This race is very close to full, if it is not yet!

TEAM NEWS: Caesar Rodney Half Marathon

                           Broad Street Run


Calling all Delco Team Runners:


It's time to register for the teams for the 50th running of the Caesar Rodney Half Marathon, March 17, 2013.

  We need seven runners per team. The teams are men, women, and coed masters and open coed. Last year, we had four great teams. Lets go for more! Here is what I need from you. Name, full address, age on race day, date of birth, gender, t-shirt size, e-mail address, telephone number, emergency contact person with their telephone number, and estimated finish time. You can e-mail me this information to or mail it to me at Dennis Tate, 158 Marlborough Rd, Upper Darby, PA 19082. A check payable to Delco RRC for $38.00 can be mailed to the above address, handed to me at a fun run, or handed to me at the bike shop in Media. The race director expects a large turnout so don't delay getting registered.

 UPDATE: Currently, we have 18 runners registered. 4 master women, 9 master men, 5 open coed. Don't worry about not running a fast time. Join the team and support Delco RRC. We can use more runners of all ages and abilities. Lets top last years team totals of four teams. Please sign up soon.


Call for all runners:

February 3rd is the week for team registration for the 2013 Broad Street Run. This race fills up quickly. Is there any interest to form teams? This date is coming quick. Please e-mail me if interested.

Good luck training,

Dennis Tate


Save The Date: Tyler Arboretum 10k trail Race

                            7th Annual Elwyn 5k


 Tyler Arboretum 10K Trail Race (this Club event sells out, register early!)

Saturday, April 06, 2013 9AM

10K Trail Race - This race was named one of the Philadelphia area's best races by Philadelphia Magazine's BE WELL PHILLY. Presented by Delco RRC, the race is a USATF Mid-Atlantic Off Road GP event. The entry fee is $30 before March 9, and $35 afterwards, until the field is filled. All runners will receive a commemorative premium. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers overall, and also to the top three male and female finishers in 10-year age brackets. Results will be posted on Runners can register online at or with an application from Applications are also available at race sponsor The Running Place in Newtown Square and by contacting John Greenstine, (484) 478-1576 and email
Location: The Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Road, Media, PA 19063 Website:


7th Annual Elwyn 5k - May 11, 2013, 9am.

Registration and volunteer info. upcoming.


****If you will not be running these events, we will need plenty of volunteers**** 


Race Results
When you send in your race results, please include the following:  Name of race, date of race, your age, time, any age group award.  Thanks.

37th Icicle Ten Miler, Wilmington, DE.

58 Larry Filtz            1:12:58

28 Brandon Lausch   1:14:30

48 Bob Fyfe              1:16:45

47 Jennifer Steinmetz 1:16:47 (1st in age group, 1st race ever)

46 Cheryl Cantlin       1:17:08 

61 Dave Ferguson      1:19:17 PR

52 Kevin Cetroni       1:19:36

60 Bob White            1:23:12

52 Bob Zwaan           1:24:26

47 Gene Archambault 1:24:33

47 Diane Lista            1:25:15

47 Mary Ann Simms   1:29:12


Swarthmore Rec. 5K- January 1, 2013 144 runners

17:58 Anthony Dilucido - 3rd place overall

22:28 Byron Mundy - 1st age group

22:56 John Ashton

23:56 Jillian DiLucido - 1st age group

23:58 Tom Brazill

25:55 Nathan Newport-

Upcoming Races


Athlete's Closet Winter Series, 11 N. 5 Points Rd. West Chester, PA 19380
Race #3Saturday, February 2, 2013 9:30 A.M. 5K
Race #4Saturday, March 2, 2013 9:30 A.M. 5 Miles

Free kids run on February 4 at 9:10 A.M.
Awards to 1st male and female overall, plus top 2 male and female in each age group.
12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over.  


Winter Pickle Runs , Ridley Creek State Park Sect 17


Ridley Creek State Park Sect 17
January 19, 10 am.(SOLD OUT), February 16, 3 pm., March 16, 10 am.
On-Site Registration Opens @ 09:00 am
Race Starts @ 10:00 am


Due to parking and Park restrictions we are forced to limit the event field to 250 
Runs are
Two courses to choose from. 3 ish and (4.4 ish with some trail )
This event bring the fun back into running and helps you keep in shape during the cold winter months.
Long Sleeve T-shirts... extra..

Contact - Tim Krueger

Register Online at


*** The Run for Victory*** race registration is open @

this Downingtown, Pa. race sells out fast and has a post race BBQ and Beer Garden at Victory Brewing Company 




Three races - January 19, February 16, and March 17. All on the same course, 9:00 AM, at Wilson Farm Park in Wayne, PA. Traffic free, wheel measured, and CHIP TIMED!



Happy Birthday!!!

Delco RRC birthdays this week



   Happy Birthday, Mark Clatterbaugh, Davin Mundy.
CameraIf you take pictures at club events or already have pictures of recent club events/races, we have set up a Picasa web account for club members to use.  This will enable the Club to keep an archive of pictures in one location which will be viewable by everyone.  If you are interested in uploading pictures to our site, contact me and I will give you the login information.  Click HERE to email me and get the needed information. 
Click HERE to view previously uploaded pictures.
Message Board - If you have something to get out in a hurry, this is the place to do it.
Emails - If you want to have something posted in the weekly email, contact me (Bill) at this
Remember, this is your forum to get information out to the club.  Please send in your ideas. 
Mike Gormley
Delco Road Running Club