Cold Hands Warm Heart 5k – recap

Dubbed by other runners as "The Love Bandits."

Dubbed by other runners as “The Love Bandits.”

Jim and I recap our Valentine’s Day running of the Cold Hands Warm Heart 5k in Indiana, PA. We describe the race, the sections of the this year’s off-road course and a few other pleasant details of running on Valentine’s weekend in Central Pennsylvania.

CHWHPerfect for a 40 minute run, this recording has horse and buggy prompts every 10 minutes. Download the MP3 or give a listen HERE.

April 2015 races in Central PA:

April 4, 2015 8:30pm
The Night Fight Trail Run – Camp Mount Luther, Mifflinburg, PA
A 5 and 10-kilometer race. Runners decide on race day if they want to do a 5K or 10K (a double loop of the 5K). Headlamps, flashlights, torches, or other means of illumination strongly encouraged but will not be provided. The course will be marked with glow sticks and reflective arrows. Awards will be given in 10 year age groups up to 50+. Race shirts to all pre-registered… limited quantities on race day! Portions of the proceeds will be donated to a local charity.

April 11, 2015
The 5th annual BPW Wellness 5K, Mifflintown, PA
Start and finish at Cedar Grove Church in Mifflintown. Race starts promptly at 10:00am, registration begins at 8:30.

New for this year, for every item that you bring to donate to the Juniata County Food Pantry, you will be given a ticket into a special raffle for prizes and gift cards. They are asking that all items donated be new and unopened personal care items or baby items.

April 18, 2015
Mt. Penn Muddfest 15k trail race in Reading, PA
Start and finish the race at Mountain Springs and Captains Cove Restaurant and Bar. The course will be similar to last years, a little mud in the very beginning and then a whole bunch of Mt Penn’s infamous ROCKS. Registration closes when they reach 400 runners OR by midnight, April 4th, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST (check home page regularly to see if limit was reached).

Overall 5M/5F, 18-29: 5M/5F, 30-39: 5M/5F, 40-49: 5M/5F, 50-59: 5M/5F, 60-69: 3M/3F, 70+: 2M/2F

April 25, 2015
7th Annual Dog Jog, Centre Hall, PA
Grange Fair Grounds Gate 2 in Centre Hall, registration begins: 7:30am (bandana and T-shirt included while supplies last).

Many very specific dog related rules, please go to the above link to be fully informed and prepared to participate.