Category Archives: Running

Aliferis Memorial Race – September 3, 2016

The 15th Annual Aliferis Memorial Race is open to runners, walkers, and bikers of all ages and ab11822673_10153144187189389_6359843295473297701_nility levels. Registration fees range from $20 – $70 based on event and date of registration. Discounts available for early registration.

Events include Duathlon,5K Run, Bike Race (26 miles), Bike Tour (6 miles), and 1-mile Run/Walk

Register online for the 2016 Aliferis Memorial Race.

We again are offering a Family Rate (immediate family only). To take advantage of this discounted rate, register for one person, selecting “Family Rate” under Events. We will contact you regarding specific events and the names and ages of additional family members.
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Bridge Out

If you are someone who walks, runs or bikes the Alpena Bi-Path, please be aware that a small foot bridge has been removed by Sytek Park so that it can be completely replaced.  Safety is everyone’s concern

Bi-path could see improvements

ALPENA – The City of Alpena and the Alpena Rotary Club are looking for ways to IMG_2062improve the bi-path. Plans are being made that could see the installation of mileage signs, as well as informational signs that could steer people from out of town to local attractions. The popular trail is used for walking, running, biking and rollerblading.

During Monday’s Alpena Municipal Council meeting Councilman Shawn Sexton also shared concerns from residents about the lack of light in one section of the bi-path. He said the strip from the beginning of the cemetery to 11th Avenue is darker than other areas and could be a safety concern. City Engineer Rich Sullenger said improved lighting for that section of the bi-path has been something his department has wanted to get done, but a lack of infrastructure and funds have caused it to be put on the back burner.
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Posen Potato Festival 5-K Run/ Walk

tumblr_m9ifxfqbHi1qkj4r4Saturday, September 7th, 2013
Registration at 8:00 am @ Posen High School
Race starts @ 9:00 am Walk starts @ 9:15 am
Fee to enter $20.00 per person or family of four $75.00
For more information please call, Carrie Sobeck (989) 766-2308
tumblr_m9ifxfqbHi1qkj4r4Saturday, September 7th, 2013
Registration at 8:00 am @ Posen High School
Race starts @ 9:00 am Walk starts @ 9:15 am
Fee to enter $20.00 per person or family of four $75.00

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Aliferis Memorial Run & Bike Race

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This memorial race includes a 5K Run, an 18.5 Mile Bike Race, a Duathol of the Bike Race & 5K Run, 1 Mile Run/Walk & Tour and Tot Trot. All proceeds benefit Alpena Regional Medical Center.

Aug 31, 2013 Sat 7 am
State: Michigan City: Alpena
Size: 101-500 participants
Entry Fee: $20-$50
Location: Alpena Regional Medical Center 1501 W. Chisholm St. Alpena, MI 49707 Race area is at the back of the parking lot at the rear of the hospital.
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Wayne State doctor offers warning to distance runners

Fox 2 News Headlines
(WJBK) –

A Wayne State University doctor says distance runners may want to think twice about their next marathon.

In an article published Wednesday, Dr. Joel Kahn, Clinical Professor of Cardiology at Wayne St.’s School of Medicine, says studies show competing in marathons strains the heart for hours to days after the event and could increase the chance of heart events in coming years.
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