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  • What is a Quahog?

    qua·hog ˈkwôˌhôg,-ˌhäg,ˈkwō-,ˈkō-/ noun noun: quahog; plural noun: quahogs; noun: quahaug; plural noun: quahaugs 1. a large, rounded edible clam of the Atlantic coast of North America So, that defines the CLAM....now how about the race? qua·hog mile ˈkwôˌhôg,-ˌhäg,ˈkwō-,ˈkō-/ mīl/ event event: Quahog Mile; plural event: there is only ONE Quahog Mile 1. a fast road mile with cash prizes and great merchandise prizes supplied by generous local sponsors 2. where you will run the fastest mile of your life 3. team ...

    Posted at March 20, 2014 | By : | Categories : Race Schedule | 0 Comment
  • RI 6 Hour Streakers – Jake Schieffelin

    Last but not least on the list of RI 6 Hour Streakers is my Tuesday Night Turtle teammate, Jake Schieffelin of Barrington, RI.  Jake is one of the first Turtles I ever ran with back in 2000 and 13 years later he is still running strong. How did you find out about the first RI 6 Hour?  Being a Tuesday Night Turtle, I was able to watch as the idea went from Turtle blather to fruition. Having the race ...

    Posted at November 2, 2013 | By : | Categories : RI 6 Hour | 0 Comment
  • RI 6 Hour Streakers – Bruce Dube

    Our next RI 6 Hour Streaker is none other than the infamous Bruce Dube of Swansea, MA.  Bruce is the only person in the history of the world that has run every race that I have put on (4 RI 6 Hr's & 2 RTB Trail Races).  Bruce will continue this trend on November 10th, when he steps foot in Warwick City Park for the 5th time.  We look forward to having him back!  Here ...

    Posted at October 23, 2013 | By : | Categories : RI 6 Hour | 0 Comment
  • RI 6 Hour Streakers – Mark Siegmund

    Mark Siegmund is the next runner to be featured in the "Streaker Series".  Mark is from Kennebunk, ME and has run over 30 miles in the first 4 RI 6 Hour races.  Mark is the only streaker not currently signed up for the 2013 event, but he hopes to be there  How did you find out about the first RI 6 Hour?  I had just finished my quest to run a marathon in each of the New England ...

    Posted at September 27, 2013 | By : | Categories : RI 6 Hour | 0 Comment
  • RI 6 Hour Streakers – Lee Dickey

    Next up on the "Streaker Series" is Lee Dickey from Dracut, MA.  Lee has run over 50k in each of his RI 6 Hour races and he will attempt to do the same this year...   How did you find out about the first RI 6 Hour?  Forget, word of mouth, Cool Running, Ultramarathon List? What made you want to run it?  Nearby, convenient, safe, fun seeing ...

    Posted at September 13, 2013 | By : | Categories : RI 6 Hour | 1 Comment
  • RI 6 Hour Streakers – Karl Ryhnhart

    Next up on the "Streaker Series" is Karl Ryhnhart from Woodstock Valley, CT.  Karl will be back at the RI 6 Hour in November along with the 5 other runners that have run the first four RI 6 Hour races.  I asked Karl a few questions about himself and his history with the 6 Hour. How did you find out about the first RI 6 Hour?  I found out about the first race completely by chance, I ...

    Posted at August 23, 2013 | By : | Categories : RI 6 Hour | 2 Comments
  • RI 6 Hour Streakers – Michael Vincent

    With the 5th running of the Rhode Island 6 Hour Ultramarathon & Relay quickly approaching, I thought it would be fun to "meet the runners" that have been dedicated to running Rhode Island's ONLY ultra marathon every year it has happened.  The 6 runners that have run the first 4 races all plan on coming back...which I was extremely happy to hear. I sent the 6 of them some general questions about them and the race. ...

    Posted at August 16, 2013 | By : | Categories : RI 6 Hour | 2 Comments
  • 2013 Run with the Beavers Trail Race

    July 13th marks the 2nd Annual Run with the Beavers Trail Race presented by Counseling Services of Rhode Island.  The race is held in Casmir Pulaski Memorial Park in Chepachet, RI.  The park has plenty of parking and great bathroom facilities.  Another great amenity is the beach at Peck Pond which will feel great after running through the ...

    Posted at July 8, 2013 | By : | Categories : RTB Trail Race | 0 Comment
  • 2013 Presenting Sponsor – Counseling Services of RI

    A Better Pace is proud to announce that we have a presenting sponsor on board this year for the Run with the Beavers Trail Race and the Rhode Island 6 Hour Ultramarathon & Relay. Counseling Services of RI is a  Mental Health Counseling Group that conducts Individual, Couples, Family and Group Counseling. They also specialize in Assessments and Counseling for Sexual Abuse, Sexual Offender, and Fire-Setter.  We have day, night and weekend appointments.  Counseling ...

    Posted at April 20, 2013 | By : | Categories : Sponsors | 0 Comment
  • New England (and New York and Ontario) Spring Marathons

    For some people January marks the beginning of marathon training in New England.  Sometimes this becomes tough as cold and snow make road conditions and motivation tough.  If you haven't signed up for your Spring/Summer marathon yet, do so now.  It is a great way to keep going through the cold dark winter months.                 Below is a listing of many of the marathons that are available in ...

    Posted at January 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Race Schedule | 0 Comment
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