Bucks County Tennis Association continues its popular low-cost, countywide community tennis programs.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Saturday, May 11, 2013
The Northampton Senior Center held a Billiards Championship on May 6.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Runners are being encouraged to bring as little as possible with them this year.
Following the backpack bombings at the Boston Marathon two weeks ago, runners in this year's Broad Street Run in Philadelphia won't be able to tote their gear in a backpack, race organizers announced in a mass email to participants Monday. Taking a page from the Transportation Safety Administration's playbook, race organizers are mandating runners use clear plastic drawstring bags, which will be handed out at the expo Friday and Saturday, to stow their gear this year. “You are strongly encouraged to bring as little as possible with you to the start of the race,” race organizers said in the email to runners. “All items brought into the start area are subject to search and/or confiscation.” Race organizers only indicated backpacks would be …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Out of respect for the tragic events that took place at the Boston Marathon last week, the Philadelphia Flyers paid tribute to the city of Boston before their match-up with the Bruins.
Friday, April 26, 2013
The New York Giants selected Justin Pugh as the 19th pick of the NFL Draft Thursday.
Justin Pugh, a lineman from Syracuse, has been drafted by the New York Giants. Pugh, a Council Rock South graduate, was the 19th pick in the NFL draft. "He’s a terrific football player — big, smart, high test scores and a team captain,” General Manager Jerry Reese said of Pugh, quoted in a New York Times article. “He’s our type of guy — clean. No warts, no off-field issues and a good athlete. He’s a solid football player, and I think you win with solid football players.” Pugh is a 6-foot-6-inch offensive tackle from Northampton Township. He decided to forgo his final season at Syracuse and enter the NFL draft, the Syracuse Post Standard reported earlier this year. Pugh posted his decision to enter the draft on Twitter in January. In a Jan…
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The BucksFit 5K run and walk will be held Sunday. Two dollars from every registration will be donated to One Fund Boston.
Northampton Township Parks and Recreation is hosting the BucksFit 5K Run and Walk this Sunday, April 28 at Northampton Township Municipal Park. The run will benefit One Fund Boston, which supports victims of the Boston Marathon bombing earlier this month. For each registered runner who crosses the finish line, $2 will be donated to the One Fund Boston. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. The 5K run begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by the 1K at 9 a.m. "After the tragedy at the Boston Marathon, we wanted to include the opportunity for people to support the victims and survivors for all BucksFit participants," said Betty Satterley, special events coordinator for Northampton Township Parks and Recreation. No running experience is necessary to …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Which of these area runs will fit your aptitude and schedule?
May is a busy month for runners in the Philadelphia area, highlighted by the 10-mile Broad Street Run at 8:30 a.m. May 5. Read on for some of the other races scheduled for May, and post in the comments about any we've missed. (And check out April's race schedule, too, before its final weekend.) 21st Annual University City 5K Run Black Sheep Run 2013 Colby Umbrell Memorial Walk & 5K Broad Street ReRun 5-Mile Run 4th Annual Danny Mac 5K Run/1-Mile Walk CURE FA 5K Race for Christina 5K For Mother's Day (female runners only) 5th Annual Mayfair Fallen Heroes 5K Run Honoring Officer Chuck Cassidy Doylestown 5K Teal Ribbon 5K
Sunday, March 31, 2013
The Philadelphia Phillies open 2013 on the road against rival Atlanta Braves.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Action Karate is hosting a 5K run and walk to benefit the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter.
Action Karate is holding a 5K run and walk on April 7 to help raise money for the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter, a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Runners of all ages are invited to participate in the 5K, which will be held at Tyler State Park beginning at the Stable Mill Trail near the Center for the Arts. The race will be held rain or shine beginning at 9 a.m. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 8:40 a.m. The race finish line will be on Stable Mill Trail near the Center for the Arts. Click here to view the course map. The cost to participate is $25 if you register in advance and $30 if you register that day. Click here for more information or to register.
Monday, March 18, 2013
The inaugural Looney Leprechaun 10K was held Saturday at Tyler State Park.
Hundreds of runners turned out for the Bucks County Speedsters inaugural Looney Leprechaun 10K race on Saturday at Tyler State Park. Check out this Patch Clip of the start of the race, which was held throughout the park.