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February 14, 2013

On The Run: Looking ahead to happy trails

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New England Running Company will host an awards banquet in November to honor the overall male and female winners and age group winners in four divisions: 39 and under, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and over.

Visit www.nerunningco.com/trail-series/ for more information and to register for any or all of the races. The winter will be over soon, but not soon enough.

Starts and stops

If you’re feeling the need for speed, check out The Saucony Mile at Latitude Sports Club in Peabody this Sunday, Feb. 17 at 11 a.m. The club’s indoor track is about 200 meters and the races will max out at 12 to 15 runners. Saucony will provide awards for age group winners and t-shirts to the first 50 registrants. Pre-registration fee is $15, post-registration is $20. Contact race director Mike Toomey at mike@toomeysports.com or visit www.toomeysports.com for more information.

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On the Run is a biweekly column about the North Shore running scene. Send any questions, comments, or news to jay.kumar@gmail.com.

UPCOMING RACES

Wednesday, Feb. 20: Danvers 5K Fun Run, Sweet William’s Garden Center, 141 Pine St., Danvers, 7 p.m. Free, timed run. All welcome. These events are part of a weekly 52-race series. E-mail adam@danvers5k.com.

Thursday, Feb. 21: No Rest for the Wicked Weekly 5K-ish, Salem Common, Salem, 6:45 p.m. Free 3.2-mile run. Contact info@wickedrunningclub.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 27: Danvers 5K Fun Run, Sweet William’s Garden Center, 141 Pine St., Danvers, 7 p.m. Free, timed run. All welcome. These events are part of a weekly 52-race series. E-mail adam@danvers5k.com.

Thursday, Feb. 28: No Rest for the Wicked Weekly 5K-ish, Salem Common, Salem, 6:45 p.m. Free 3.2-mile run. Contact info@wickedrunningclub.com.

Saturday, March 2: The 3rd Annual Black Cat 10 & 20 Miler, Bentley School, 25 Memorial Drive, Salem, 8 a.m. The event is a good training race for spring marathoners. Contact: Ashley Steeves (BNS EVENT MANAGEMENT) at 1-978-836-0271 or email bnsfitnessevents@yahoo.com for more information.

Visit www.northshoreroadraceguide.com/race-calendar for more race listings.

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