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Oberlin Earth Day 5K
I think it is safe to say that after such a bitter cold winter all will be sprinting into spring and summer, even the non-runners!
Here is a list of spring/summer Lorain County races to get you motivated for the season ahead…
Saturday, April 19  Oberlin Earth Day 5K
Location: Tappan Square, Oberlin
Time: 10:00 A.M.
Distance: 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, April 26th  Home Run for the Homeless
Location: All Pro Freight Stadium, Avon
Time: 9:00 A.M.
Distance: 5K Run/1 Mile Walk
Location: 226 Middle Avenue, Elyria, OH
Time: 9:00 A.M.
Distance: Half Marathon – 13.1 miles or 5K 

Saturday, May 17 Run for the Red
Location: Bur Oak Pavilion in the Black River Reservation, Elyria
Time: 9:00 A.M.
Distance: 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, June 14  Run@ the Ridge 5K
Location: Pioneer Ridge by Del Webb, North Ridgeville
Time: 8:00 A.M.
Distance: 5K Run/Walk
Location: French Creek Reservation, Sheffield, OH
Time: 7:00 A.M.
Distance: Half Marathon – 13.1 milesor 5K
Location: Copopa Elementary School, 14168 W. River Rd., Columbia Station, OH
Time: 8:00 A.M.
Distance: 13.1 Miles (for both races) 
Location: Elyria Police Station – Kerstetter Way
Time 8:00 A.M.
Distance: 5k & 1 Mile

Location: Lakeview Park, Lorain, OH
Time: 8:00 A.M.
Distance: Triathlon – 1/4-Mile Swim, 14.3-Mile Bike, 5K Run   Duathlon – 5K Run, 14.3-Mile Bike, 5K Run
Location: Wellington Athletic Field, Wellington
Time: 8:30 A.M.
Distance: 5K & 10K 
Sunday, August 3 Journal Jog
Location: Black River Landing, Lorain
Time: 9:00 A.M.
Distance: 5K Run & 3K Walk
Location: Linwood Park, Vermilion
Time: 7:00 A.M.
Distance: Mini: 250y Swim (2mi Run) — 7mi Bike — 2mi Run
Sprint: 750m Swim (5k Run) — 20k Bike — 5k Run
Olympic: 1500m Swim (5k Run) — 40k Bike — 10k Run
Vermilion Harbour Triathlon
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Who said we need warm weather for adventure?

Who said we need warm weather for adventure?

Some might say that it’s a bummer when it gets this cold and the snow piles up here in North Central Ohio, but we know better! If anything the new obstacles only help us reach our target heart rate faster. It’s also a great opportunity for some winter specific adventures to be had beyond just […]

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New dining options along the BRaB route

New dining options along the BRaB route

As BRaB fans already know there are plenty of great dining options along the route. Here’s a new one to add to the list: Treehugger’s Cafe in downtown Oberlin. All the food is made fresh to order. Almost every item on the menu is organic. The menu features crepes, salads, wraps, soups and delicious desserts! […]

posted by lorain at 4:04 pm

Patchwork Trails along the Back Roads and Beaches Route

Patchwork Trails along the Back Roads and Beaches Route

As if the beautiful scenery, low-traffic roads, wineries, restaurants and galleries aren’t enough to punctuate a great ride, now you’ll start finding more great art along the route! Thanks to the Community Foundation of Lorain County, throughout the end of 2013— and into 2014 — quilt barn squares will start appearing throughout the route. Here […]

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