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We are an RRCA chapter of local runners and walkers who enjoy social and training runs in our beautiful area. All are welcome!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Ache or Ouch. Your Choice.

The 6th annual Ache Around the Lake or "The Ache" as it is commonly known around here is happening this Sat., Sept. 24th at scenic Lake Lanier in the Tryon/Landrum area. Great community event that welcomes runners, walkers, leashed dogs, and jog strollers to cover 4.97 miles (USATF-certified 8K) of fast hills. There is also a less challenging "Ouch" 2-mile fun run. Registration is still open online at www.strictlyrunning.com. Cost is $25 (either race).

Race Tidbits:

* Hand-sculpted awards by local artists Alex Trumble of Screaming Horse Iron Works and Mimi Pospisil will be given to OA, Masters, AG (3 deep) - Ache only.
* $100 Doggie Gift basket donated by Bonnie Brae Veterinary Hospital to fastest pooch-person team for the 8K
* Homemade cookies baked by members of the Congregational Church of Tryon
* Millard & Co. Challenge:  $250 Cash Prize for whomever breaks course record
* Registration is at 6:30 am - 7:30 am in the parking lot across from the Lake Lanier entrance on Hwy 176 in Tryon, NC.

For more information, visit Ache Around the Lake.