The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio


June 16, 2013

2013 North Coast Road Racing Grand Prix:

n July 4 — Ashtabula YMCA Firecracker 5K, 8:30 a.m., 263 W. Prospect, Ashtabula,

Director: John Bowler 997-5321

n July 13 — Pyma-Laker 5K (9 a.m.) and Half Mile Childrens’ Race (8:30 a.m.) Birch Landing, Andover Township

Director: Tony Noxon 813-4537

n July 20 — Indian Trails Adventure Run, 3 Mile & 8 Mile Trail Run 8:30 a.m. crossing Ashtabula River, Cederquist Park

Director: Warren Dillaway 812-5392

n July 27 — Windmill 5K Run and Walk, 9 a.m., Conneaut Community Center for the Arts, 1025 Buffalo St., Conneaut

Director: Sean Smith 812-9384

n Aug. 24 — Wine and Walleye 5K and Guppy Run, 9 a.m., Bridge Street near Lift Bridge, Ashtabula Harbor

Director: Ashtabula Area Chamber of Commerce, 998-6998.

n Sept. 7 — Race to Cure Blindness 5K, 9 a.m., Kent State University, Ashtabula Campus

Director: Kathy Peterson 969-1940

n Sept. 14 — Suicide Awareness 5K, 9 a.m., Mental Health Board (Rt 84 and State Road) in Ashtabula Township

Director: Diedre Fleming, 381-9421

n Sept. 21 — Speech and Hearing Rehab 5K, 9 a.m., Lampson Road entrance to the Greenway Trail

Austinburg Township

Director: Miriam Cartner, 992-4433

n Sept. 22 — Spire Half Marathon, 7:30 a.m., Spire Institute, Route 534, Harpersfield Township

Director: Achilles Running Shop, 942-2059

n Sept. 29 — Run for the Grapes 5K, 9 a.m., UH Memorial Geneva Medical Center, Route 20 west of Downtown Geneva

Director: Jeff Piotrowski 415-1091

n Oct. 12 — Spiderweb “Kenny’s 5K”, 9 a.m., Spiderweb, 133 E. Jefferson St., Jefferson

Director — Pat Cramer, 576-4561

n Oct. 19 — Run for the Woodlands, 9 a.m., North Kingsville Presbyterian Church, 6546 Church St., North Kingsville

Director: Julie Simmons 813-1198

n Oct. 26 — Bridge to Bridge 11 Mile and 5K, 9 a.m., Bridge Street near Lift Bridge, Ashtabula Harbor Ashtabula

Director: Howard Mack, (216) 402-5592

n Nov. 2 — Ichabod Headless 1 Mile, 4 pm, Lakeside High School, 6600 Sanborn Road, Saybrook Township

Director: Warren Dillaway 812-5392

n Nov. 28 — Main Avenue 1 Mile, 9 a.m., former site of McKinsey Elementary School, Bunker Hill Road, Ashtabula

Director: Steve Sargent, 998-6465

n Dec. 7 — Jingle Bell 5K, 9 a.m., Point Park at west end of Walnut Boulevard in Ashtabula

Director: Warren Dillaway 812-5392

n All races subject to change in time and date.

n Check website ( for race applications for revised details.

n Awards & a free dinner will be held in January 2014 for those completing at least six races.

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