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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    LeeAnn Maruna never really expected to play collegiate golf. She was so taken aback when the opportunity presented itself, she didn’t know how to respond. After all, the Grand Valley graduate had only been playing the game for a few years.

    July 23, 2014

  • Crate Late Models featured

    The Evergreen Lake Park Campground Crate Late Models, the premier class at Raceway 7, will be featured Friday night as they race for $1,000 to win.

    July 23, 2014

  • Norm He’s the Norm

    In the early part of the 20th century, as golf was taking off in popularity, it was not uncommon for boys to take up the game after becoming caddies.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Don A Don McCormack column: The journey is what’s most important

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past couple of weeks, you’ve heard over and over and over how it’s been a half-century since one of Cleveland’s big three professional sports teams have won a championship.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Murdick wins as Big Block Modifieds return

    The BRP Big Block Modifed Tour returned to Raceway 7 with 21 of the region’s fastest Modifieds turning out for the scheduled 35-lap event, the first for the Modifieds at the northeast Ohio speedplant since 2005, an event won by Todd Burley.

    July 21, 2014

  • Dale Outdoors Insider, with Dale Sunderlin: Chances for controlled waterfowl hunting

    Waterfowl hunters are invited to participate in special drawings for controlled hunting opportunities, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife. The drawing dates and times are as follows:

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kingsville gets it done

    In a rematch of a previous softball clash between the Kingsville 9-10-year-olds and those from Conneaut, Kingsville had settled thing quickly and decisively in a mercy-rule triumph.

    July 20, 2014

  • TD Club golf A Chris Larick column: TD Club hopes to score

    Though its life was never seriously threatened, the Ashtabula County Touchdown Club has suffered in recent years.

    July 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • Don A Don McCormack column: A heartfelt plea to curb violence

    Like everyone who loves soccer — and the rest of us whose interest level rises dramatically every four years when the World Cup comes around — Kevin Meier was appalled at the recent attack of soccer referee John Bieniewicz in Michigan by a player that resulted in Bieniewicz tragically dying.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • valor A valiant effort

    Paralympians from all over the United States experienced three days of competition, education and fun during the Valor Games Gold Medal Camp at Spire this weekend.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

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