Kathrine Switzer appearing at NF women’s half in June

Kathrine Switzer will be appearing at the Niagara Falls Women's Half Marathon race weekend May 31-June 2. Photo courtesy of Tumblr.

Kathrine Switzer will be appearing at the Niagara Falls Women’s Half Marathon race weekend May 31-June 2. Photo courtesy of Tumblr.

Today is the last day for early bird prices for the 2013 Niagara Falls Women’s Half Marathon, set for June 2.

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Snowed in, kind of

Doing hills takes on a new meaning for me during the winter.

Doing hills takes on a new meaning for me during the winter.

It’s a day off from elementary school for youngsters across Niagara and I was hopeful to get my girls to the YMCA so I could get a brisk 10k run in. Usually they love the children’s program at the Y but today there was just one problem: it snowed last night. Not a lot, but enough so that my girls wanted to hang out around the house instead.

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Here’s an update on some local races

Registration is now open for the Subaru Niagara Running Series.

Race Kit Event Services, which organizes the local series, made the announcement on its new website for the series Jan. 9. The first race in the series, the 19th annual Grimsby Half Marathon and 3k, is scheduled for Feb. 24. Click here to register now.

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Sponsored!

That’s right, I somehow managed to find someone out there to give me a sponsorship. I am proud to say in 2013 I will be running under the Team Running Free colours, I hope to make them as proud to have me as I am to be a part of the team.

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