Have your voice heard at the HMRRC's annual meeting on Wednesday, September 12 at 6 p.m. at the historic Orchard Tavern on 68 North Manning Blvd., Albany. There will be an election of the officers for 2019, proposed bylaw changes, and the president's report on the state of the club. Refreshments will be provided.
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Lake Placid Ironman Triathlon is the ultimate sports event that combines long distance swimming, biking and running. HMRRC members Colleen Schermerhorn-Murray, Jeremy McNamara, and Kristen Hislop write about their experiences at Lake Placid this July. For full article, click here

by Marcia Adams
Recently, the HMRRC received a plaque from US Airforce Major Cassie Ayott honoring the 2010 sister race to the Stockade-athon in Kabul, Afghanistan by members of the U.S. Airforce 438th Air Expeditionary Group. You can see it proudly displayed in our clubhouse. Read more about this extraordinary honor. For full article, click here

by Darryl Partridge
Pat Glover as a seasoned runner and a major volunteer figure in the HMRRC has had a long journey to recovery from his leg amputation to his quest to run again. Read Darryl Partridge's moving story about Pat's struggle and his indomitable resolve to run again. For full article, click here

by Brad Lewis
After last month's feature article on Yoga, Willow Street member Brad Lewis shares his experience with yoga. He is the first to admit that the stats cited are not scientific since he has only done yoga once but the before and after figures are impressive. For full article, click here

by John Parisella
Register now to run this race that qualifies for the HMRRC Grand Prix. The 30th Annual HMRRC Labor Day 5k will take place on Monday September 3rd, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., on Patroon Creek Boulevard at the Harriman State Office Campus in Albany.. For full article, click here

by Christine Bishop
Male and female duos, usually family members or friends, compete in this race. The ladies start first with the guys following as their partners return. There are cash prizes and T-shirts and great running. For full article, click here

by Russ Ebbets
Other than writing medical articles as a chiropractor, Russ Ebbets is an accomplished author whose most recent book, Time and Chance, published on April 2018 is reviewed in this month's Books to Read After Running by Mark Mindel. In this article, Russ reminisces about the Bijou Mile race he directed thirty years ago and which interestingly Mark Mindel set his PR for the mile on. For full article, click here

by Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD
Dietitian Nancy Clark deals with important nutrition subjects for athletes brought up at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine. As we all know, nutrition is key and Nancy keeps us up to date with the latest scientific evidence and theories. For full article, click here

by Karli Taylor
Combined with your ankles, your feet absorb and transfer the forces associated with impacting the ground, and are vital for setting up the proper kinetic chain of muscles and joints moving up the body. Because the feet and ankles are so vital to our ability to run efficiently, it's important to take the time to stretch them. The Vajrasana or Thunderbolt Pose does just that. For full article, click here

by Marcia Adams
HMRRC Volunteer Coordinator Marcia Adams has created a light-hearted form for a really serious problem: the shortage of volunteers for our races. We hope you read this and are inspired to let Marcia know that you are interested in helping the club. She will gladly contact you when the need arises. As she says: It’s not just about the runningFor full article, click here

Book critics and noted runners Mark Mindel and Sally Drake share reviews by authors new and old ranging from James Patterson to John Steinbeck. Mark Mindel even reviews our own Russ Ebbets' new book. Get ideas for great books to read as summer unwinds. For full article, click here

Wedding bells will soon be ringing for Barb Light and Chuck Terry. Congratulations to them. They deserve the best!! Also, thank you, Barb and Chuck, for all you both have done for the club!!

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