Category Archives: 5k

5K Race Results HERE!

WOW, what great race today!  Congratulations to all who conquered the 15th annual St. Charles Home 5K! Here is the link to the results: 2011 RESULTS See you next year!!

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You vs. the 3.1

Adversity.  We all have had to or are currently dealing with it in some way shape or form.  Just ask those that are still without power from the hurricane! Adversity isn’t all that bad though….and no, this isn’t one of … Continue reading

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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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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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You can still register for the St. Charles 5k on Race morning!

Online registration at Active.com is now closed, but people can still register for the race on race morning.  In fact, many runners prefer to do that.  Just plan to come sometime between 7:30 and 8:45.  We will be glad to … Continue reading

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