Monthly Archives: August 2011

5K Weather Prediction

So many of you have the race bookmarked and are simply waiting to see what the race day weather will be like, right?  I made my earlier confession that I often do the same thing…especially for a 5K. Well, we … Continue reading

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Too Late to Train for a 5K?

Well, as of the writing of this post, the race is only 11 days away. Some of you are in that “should I enter this race” decision phase. For some, your reasoning is conflict with your personal schedule, for others, … Continue reading

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I don’t know where I would be….

Last week, I was researching some info for the race and I had  the privilege to speak to a former resident of the St. Charles Home. Before I spoke to her, I was aware of the importance of the home … Continue reading

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What the St. Charles Children’s Home 5k Means to Me

I was away the summer of 1996 when the children began running at St. Charles.  Imagine my surprise when I returned to find a house full of runners–and I had NEVER run before.  My running career began in the fall … Continue reading

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Waiting Until Race Day to Sign Up?

Guilty as charged. I am about to give you several reasons as to why you should not wait until race day to sign up. HOWEVER…. I am probably the worst offender here. I know all the reasons.  “I want to … Continue reading

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3.1 Reasons to Run This 5K.

1) Easy PR.  Courses do not get much flatter than this in New England.  It is USATF Certified course &  timed using electronic chips, so you know your time will be accurate. 2) Running with 1000 other people is like … Continue reading

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Visiting the St. Charles Home for Children.

It is @ 1:30 am and I was about to call it a day when I thought that what I am about to say just cannot wait. Sub5 Racing gets hired by many races to manage them at various levels. … Continue reading

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Road Racing Confession

Hello Everyone, This is Chris Bernier from Sub5racing.com.  If you read Sister Mary Agnes’s previous post, you were fairly warned that I will be posting on here. I have been running and racing for over 20 years…..and while I do … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Our 15th Annual 5k!

It’s a special year for the St. Charles Children’s Home 5k:  Our 15th Annual.  It’s special for me as Race Director as well, since this is my 10th year directing the race.  Those of you who have been with us … Continue reading

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