Archive for June, 2011

Twitter Updates for 2011-06-30

  • @dctalk007 I'm sure it would be a benefit on mid week days when you don't run. #
  • @theresa_ashley @ERuns I think you should do 800s or 1200s. Also mile repeats make a great workout. #
  • @dr_foucault That is so nice to hear, you made my day. #
  • @JRJr @michaelfranti Thanks, keep on running. #
  • @dctalk007 I like to hear that u like 2 run everyday.Take it from a guy that has been doing it for 34 years,a day off of running is good 4 u #
  • @ERuns Very funny, hey Ryan Hall is faster but you have the coolest hairdo in running #runnerds #running #
  • We have a 5k run in Bethlehem, PA on July 23rd in memory of my brother George. If you can join us let me know I will e you the entry form. #
  • My co-author Kathleen Parrish just won a gold medal for best profile/interview in the Magnum Opus magazine… http://fb.me/123OuAvQm #
  • @LIVESTRONGJOSH @IMTDSMMarathon Awesome, see you race weekend, train smart. #
  • @brandonduwe I hope you enjoy my book. Let me know. #
  • Can you imagine how grand this planet would be if everyone were a runner? #
  • @megmuoio That is to funny tax breaks for runnining gear. The roads would be safer to run on. #
  • @AilinKee Me too I didn't need to be in a 7 year drug haze. #
  • @finishingfirsts Good point, marathons would sell out in 2 minutes. #
  • @Rnrgrltx Yes its all about the age group. We are the only nut bags on the planet that like our birthday ever 5 years. NEW AGE GROUP!!! #
  • @irunurunwerun Awesome I hope it gets RTed a ton. I find runners to be the best people on the planet. #
  • http://www.bartyasso.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/2011-GBY-5K.pdf http://fb.me/wWCcHCCw #
  • @firstname Good one, I'm sure we can add it to Lennon's song Imagine. #
  • @RunGearGuy @finishingfirsts The entire health insurance industry would benefit from it. #
  • @CESARO1972 Very funny I guess portajohns would be on every corner. #
  • @kennyb0y @runnersworld Yes we would be considered normal that would be no fun. LOL #
  • @CESARO1972 Yes we would be considered normal that would be no fun. LOL #
  • @dflem713 That would be cool but do you think I want to be president?
    Maybe just the president of running !!! #
  • @neil_pearson_ Boston would sell out in 26.2 seconds LOL #
  • @TheSaturnBull Its all about the age group. I wish I aged 5 years every year. #
  • @AmySpartan2013 You could wear spandex to work. Ok we already dress like that in the Runner's World office. #

Registration for the George Yasso Memorial 5K is now open!

The start of the 2010 George Yasso 5K.

PLEASE JOIN US for one of the Lehigh Valley’s most fun 5Ks – thru the flat & hilly streets of Fountain Hill – right next to Bethlehem. Despite three hills, this course is fast and fun. WALKERS ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED. Accurately measured course, splits every mile, 5-year age divisions, refreshments and prizes at the finish. Changing, toilet and shower facilities available. Take a dip in the pool afterward! First 200 entrants get a race t-shirt. All race proceeds go to the George Yasso and James Skelly Scholarship Funds which award scholarships to local scholar-athletes each year – 4 $1,000 scholarships!

Please see attached pdf of entry form:

http://www.bartyasso.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/2011-GBY-5K.pdf

RACE ENTRY FORMS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE AT YOUR LOCAL RUNNING STORE.

FIND US ON FACEBOOK AT:

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=128629320503898

Sponsored by St. Luke’s Hospital and the Borough of Fountain Hill

RACE DATE & TIME:

Saturday, July 23, 2011 8:30 am

Walkers welcome and encouraged!

WHERE:

Fountain Hill Community Pool

1445 Speigel Street

Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania (2 miles from Sands Casino in Bethlehem)

ENTRY FEE:

$20 ($25 day of race), $12 for H.S. students & younger

AWARDS:

Plentiful and 3-deep in each 5-year age division!

RAFFLE:

and as always, killer raffle!

COURSE MAP:

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=355805

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:

George Yasso Memorial 5K

SEND ENTRIES TO:

George Yasso Memorial 5K

3002 Oakland Road

Bethlehem, PA 18020

QUESTIONS?

georgeyasso5K@gmail.com

610-868-5482

610-694-0502

2010 RESULTS CAN BE FOUND AT:

http://www.bartyasso.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/GeorgeYassoMemorial5K2010results.pdf

DIRECTIONS TO THE RACE START IN FOUNTAIN HILL:

FROM THE SOUTH/Philly –

1. JOHN FRIES HWY/PA-663.

2. Turn LEFT onto N WEST END BLVD/PA-309. Continue on 309 N.

3. Turn RIGHT onto PA-378.

4. Turn LEFT onto SEIDERSVILLE RD.

5. Turn RIGHT onto BROADWAY.

6. Turn LEFT onto DODSON ST.

7. Turn RIGHT onto SPIEGEL ST.

FROM THE EAST -

1. I-78 W.

2. Take the PA-412/ HELLERTOWN exit, EXIT 67, toward BETHLEHEM.

3. Turn RIGHT onto PA-412/ HELLERTOWN RD. Continue on 412.

4. Stay STRAIGHT to go onto E 4TH ST.

5. Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto BROADWAY/ PA-412. Continue to follow BROADWAY.

6. Turn RIGHT onto SMILEY AVE.

7. Turn LEFT onto SPIEGEL ST.

FROM THE SOUTHWEST/READING –

1. US-222 N toward ALLENTOWN.

2. Merge onto US-222 N via the exit on the LEFT toward ALLENTOWN.

3. Turn SLIGHT LEFT to stay on US-222 N.

4. Merge onto I-78 E/ PA-309 S.

5. Take EXIT 59 toward PA-145/ SUMMIT LAWN.

6. Turn LEFT onto W ROCK RD.

7. Turn LEFT onto S PIKE AVE/ PA-145. Continue to follow PA-145.

8. Turn RIGHT onto W EMMAUS AVE.

9. Turn LEFT onto SEIDERSVILLE RD. (follow same directions for South, #4 thru #7.)

FROM THE WEST/HARRISBURG –

1. I-78 E via EXIT 89 toward ALLENTOWN.

2. Take EXIT 59 toward PA-145/SUMMIT LAWN.

3. Turn LEFT onto W ROCK RD.

4. Turn LEFT onto S PIKE AVE/PA-145. Continue to follow PA-145.

5. Turn RIGHT onto W EMMAUS AVE.

6. Turn LEFT onto SEIDERSVILLE RD. (follow same directions for South, #4 thru #7.)

FROM THE NORTH/SCRANTON –

1. I-380 S via EXIT 4 toward MT POCONO.

2. Merge onto I-80 E via EXIT 1B on the LEFT toward STROUDSBURG.

3. Merge onto PA-33 S via EXIT 302A toward US-209 S/SNYDERSVILLE.

4. Merge onto US-22 W toward BETHLEHEM/ALLENTOWN.

5. Merge onto PA-378 S toward BETHLEHEM.

6. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto BROADWAY.

7. Turn RIGHT onto SMILEY AVE.

8. Turn LEFT onto SPIEGEL ST.

The Yasso family looks forward to meeting you and running – and walking – with us!

2010 write-up: http://www.bartyasso.com/blog/2010/08/results-are-in-the-george-yasso-memorial-5k/

Twitter Updates for 2011-06-29

  • @JaclynSink @SFMARATHON @runnersworld @rwchallenge Thank you !!! I will see you in SF. #
  • @Erikandersen4 I don't have a fav post race drink, right now I have some Cytomax. #
  • @jenniferlt The VIA half is a PR course, you will love it. #
  • @JRJr @AskMiles Love the idea, bag the 800s some weeks and do 5 x 1 mile, 400 recovery. For a marathoner 5 x 1 mile is a great workout. #
  • @ashleyortelli Lots of misunderstandings about Lyme,it destroyed my running career,the neurological damage it did to my body is scary stuff. #
  • @ashleyortelli I hope you don't have it. #
  • @amtaylo That is so nice, I hope you enjoy my book. Keep on running !!! #
  • @desireekoh13 Love the quote I think the only people I lap these days are on the couch LOL. #
  • It’s official Kristin Armstrong signed up for our Runner's World Challenge- Chicago Half Marathon Sept 11th. http://fb.me/17m9HOlAm #
  • Way cool RT Amazing @JaclynSink @SFMARATHON training run this morning thanks to @runnersworld smart coach & @rwchallenge @BartYasso tweets #
  • When the the story is called “The World According to Bart” Do you think they’re telling me I live in another world? http://fb.me/IPRVBCNT #
  • We have a 5k run in Bethlehem, PA on July 23rd in memory of my brother George. If you can join us let me know I will e you the entry form. #
  • My hero Stephen Muzhingi is 1 of only 3 people on the planet to win Comrades 3 years in a row @StephenMuzhingi http://fb.me/LU77tZdF #
  • @majorcane I look cold in that photo, you look fast,congrats !!! #
  • @ericlui Awesome, I loved doing mile repeats, great workout for a marathoner. Keep on running !!! #
  • @runsweetrun Email me at bart.yasso@rodale.com and I will send you a form, #
  • @primadonna98 That is to funny #
  • @BenDempsey Email me bart.yasso@rodale.com I will send you a signed book for the auction. #

Twitter Updates for 2011-06-28

Twitter Updates for 2011-06-27

  • Run with tomorrow morning 4 easy miles along the lake.Meet me by the yacht club at Monroe st & lakefront trail 6:30am. #
  • @JimBroersma departing on Tuesday. #
  • Thank you ABE airport for no lines at security & always free WIFI. #
  • @GinaDiCello yes in chi town until Tuesday. #
  • @JimBroersma next time we will run together. #
  • @enmoor2 awesome I hope to get to KY one of these days. #
  • @michaelwolber just got back from Portland. I tweet about my travel I will be back in portland one of these days. #
  • @tobraun good weather is key with air travel. #
  • @adananethery email me I will send you a book bart.yasso@rodale.com #
  • @Kwiedower thanks. Too funny. In my hippie days I looked like Charlie Manson. #
  • @michaelwolber vancouver usa marathon was awesome. #
  • @GinaDiCello I will see if I can get away for your track practice. #
  • Chicago-run with me tomorrow morning 4 easy lakefront.Meet me by the yacht club at Monroe st & lakefront trail 6:30am. #
  • Chicago-run this morning 4 easy miles along the lakefront.Meet me by the yacht club at Monroe st & lakefront trail 6:30am. #
  • @amileinmyboots Sorry we missed you… we had a nice cool running this morning. Maybe next time. #
  • @McMillanRunning It was so awesome to see you out there running this morning. I was like hey that is my buddy Greg McMillian #
  • @brucehopperjrmd Sorry to say I'm heading home tomorrow. #
  • @trvwll July 6th I will be in Vancouver, BC. My website has my travel schedule bartyasso.com #
  • @wmcraven @milestrials @ChrisSolinsky @McMillanRunning Chi town is the place to be.Nice easy run this morning on the lakefront. #
  • Rain check,today I got to run with @tonyni.Last Tuesday Tony got a flat tire on the way to our run.Tony is running Chicago his 1st marathon #
  • @tonyni Thanks it was fun running with you today. Sub 4 in the fall. #
  • My buddy JP needs some running motivation @jpvanheerden "We run to dream, with our subconscious thoughts shaping the path of our lives." #
  • Thanks to the Footwear Event for putting me up at the Chicago W Lakeshore, lovely hotel. #
  • @stellar_zee Rest is key,I would try to swim, don't push off with your leg. #
  • @AllisonnTweets @brooks Use our shoe finder on our website runnersworld.com. I'm sure you can find a good light weight Brooks shoe. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-26

  • @Spamisgr83 Congrats !!! you looked awesome at the finish. #
  • @totovo @vummarathon 4:10 pacers rocked the house. #
  • @RunSpinRepeat thanks. congrats on the PR. #
  • @sarah430 thanks I had fun all weekend long. #
  • @OliSloman Yes you need new shoes. Those black toe nails are nasty. #
  • Chicago runners join me for a run tomorrow evening.Runners of all levels are welcome,6/21 @ 6PM PUMA STORE 108 N. STATE ST #
  • @nbitecofer Will do, thanks for the tip. #
  • @Ryders_Momma4 I would do the 800s on the mill. Do you warm up & cool down outside & the 800s on the treadmill. #
  • @huck1eberry #runnerds see you tomorrow for a nice run. #
  • Runner's World Challenge | http://fb.me/XyTLhrZY #
  • At PDX flight to Philly, heading to Chicago tomorrow morning. #
  • @5280RunnerGal I need a good wingman on some of these trips.I'm lucky I have a very cool job #
  • @WillEnglishIV I will be there from 5 30 to 8 stop by lots of good stuff going on #
  • After the run tomorrow,stick around for refreshments,Puma giveaways,book signing(free copies!),special event discounts & more- 6 to 8 pm #
  • @tonyni @huck1eberry #runnerds You might miss the run but we have lots of stuff going on after the run. #
  • @jennypoore I'm going #
  • @Runnergirl1972 I'm in Chicago Tomorrow & Wednesday. I'm returning on Sunday thru Tuesday morning. I might try to host a run. #
  • Kristin Armstrong will be part of Chicago half marathon challenge. Kristin will run the half. #
  • @JemmaRaeLotzer @runnersworld @DrewCrisan @meredithsiegel @MarcoM @shilpanator @runnernavymom @bethaneylee I'm in LOL #
  • @Byrnbley I look forward to meeting you tonight, rain or shine we will be running. #
  • @dakerharley Thanks keep on running !!! #
  • Chicago runners join me tonight for evening of running 6 to 8 PM at the PUMA STORE 108 N. STATE ST rain or shine we will be running. #
  • On my way to Chicago I love running on the Lakefront Path. #
  • @TheCranberryKid I will do a #bartcaht on Thursday. #
  • @Running_Nina too funny, see you tonight. #
  • @RunFrostyRun see you tonight #
  • @timragones I can't make it tomorrow morning. Have fun with those 800s #
  • @Tornado_grl thank you. Congrats on your race. #
  • @StephenMuzhingi congrats it will be an honor to watch you run. #
  • @MRC_312 see you tonight. #
  • @stevesonn Thanks for the RT it's going to be hot one tonight but should be fun. #
  • @hilaryfosdal Thanks for the RT going to be warm tonight, I hope the t-storms stay away from downtown. #
  • @JeffHogan10TV @MVNUSID good luck with the training. Build up slowy until you reach 10 X 800 with 400 recovery jog. #
  • @FabianBuchheim #runnerds I'm attending, the run will be fun & a hot one.Lots of running stuff going on from 6 to 8. #
  • @FabianBuchheim #runnerds I'm attending, the run will be fun & a hot one.Lots of running stuff going on from 6 to 8. #
  • @runMichelerun @cubicledad yes and yes, gear check & places to change. #
  • @RheaB @rwchallenge I never met a runner that said xfit made them faster. I'm a big fan of doing xfit once per week on a non running day. #
  • @chirunnershigh bummer we will miss you tonight. #
  • @huck1eberry I will be there early to chat. #
  • @runMichelerun Awesome I will arrive to greet everyone. #
  • I'm heading over to the Puma store to meet all of my running buds. #
  • @lccb81 @Princess_Sean @cubicledad Thanks for running with me last night. #
  • @cubicledad @runmichelerun @huck1eberry @FabianBuchheim Thanks for running with me last night. That storm was wild last night. #
  • @runMichelerun @FabianBuchheim @cubicledad @huck1eberry it's all about the cute shoes. #
  • @AJWinn20 I'm heading home today I will be back in chi town Sunday evening I'm going to try to set up a run on Monday. #
  • @mollyconway Thanks for running with me last night. We beat the crazy weather. #
  • @chriswojo Thanks for running with me last night. #
  • @sub3marathon I'm the bum you were flying last night. Keep on running strong. The running community is the best. #
  • @whir262 Thanks for running with me, we beat the wild storm. #
  • @Running_Nina @runnersworld Thanks for running with me last night. We beat the crazy weather. #
  • @WillEnglishIV Thanks for coming by last night. #
  • @tobraun Thanks for the run last night. I will kepp you up to date on future runs in chi town. #
  • @Bo_Hickey enjoy those Yasso 800s, we have to play golf together someday. #
  • @Bill13coaching We got lucky last night, we beat the crazy weather. Sorry to hear you couldn't make it. #
  • @tonyni Sorry to hear you couldn't make it last night. I hope today will be a better day for you. #
  • Stuck in Chicago for the evening,all flights home got canceled. O'Hare was a zoo with lots of canceled flights. #
  • @MangoF Wild storms going thru the midwest I hope I can get home tomorrow. If I make it to MPLS I will let you know. #
  • @chirunnershigh I wish I could I'm stuck out by the airport with no transportation. #
  • @RunAttitude I'm stuck out by the airport its the pits. #
  • @marathonchris it was nice to meet you. I hope your having fun in Portland. #
  • @Mark26pt2 I wish I could be there. Have a great workout. #
  • @mar26_2 At this time no plans on returning to Dayton. I was there in 08 for the Air Force marathon, what a great race. #
  • @shoesnpolitics The FB limit is a pain, lucky for me I have a fan page so I can still connect on FB. #
  • @RunAttitude Right now I have aflight at 4:30 pm tomorrow I hope I get home tomorrow. #
  • @mar26_2 good luck with the 800s I don't think I will be in Savannah. #
  • I’m still in Chicago, United airlines please get me home today. I’m coming back to Chicago Sunday evening. #
  • @GinaDiCello @njoyracing @KimberlyShah @walk2themailbox If I got stuck another day I will just stay in Chicago & run with you on Saturday. #
  • @runnernavymom we missed you on Tues. I will let you know if I can get away Monday morning for breakfast. #
  • @williams4ever I like that idea……give lectures from town to town between the runs. #
  • @runemz I would call it good hell. #
  • I think it’s a crime that #ORD O’Hare airport doesn’t have free WIFI…freaking jackwagons.Some people have been here for 2 days. #
  • @JemmaRaeLotzer It looks like I should get out around 4:30 today. #
  • @amtaylo your profile cracks me up I say Y'all a lot. In Little Rock I learned the plural to y'all… All Y'all #
  • Memo to United airlines I need to get home to the greatest kitty cat in the world. Mojave the spoiled brat cat. http://fb.me/Bu5mHezS #
  • I’m missing out,typical day at Runner’s World ,Free Ice Cream ,all the goodies are in the break room freezer,made out of coconut milk. #
  • @marahcreative stuck in Chicago #
  • @kevinleathers travel part of my job is crazy. #
  • @jdcox1999 love the idea yasso 800s in terminal 1. #
  • Ok going on 25 hours at O'Hare it feels like home. Back to wolfgang puck for lunch. #
  • @rockmaven56 I put up this 10 to 1e #
  • @rockmaven56 I fly every week I put up this all the time. #
  • @AjaxRunner heading home the weather has ORD backed up. #
  • @jjbingham sorry I missed you in chi town. Had a nice run along the lakefront Tuesday evening. #
  • @JenaYannarella love wolfgangs pizza #
  • @Kwiedower I got that from Geico #
  • @RWtish your killing me. I miss my office. #
  • @thatnickjones puma size 11 #
  • I made it home to the kitty cat. #
  • @DancinDuathlete @nycbklyngirl yes its not a real vacation unless you sign a waiver. #
  • Happy to be in my office today,Runner’s World office is buzzing with kids.Bring your kid to work day.I will have the kids tweeting for me. #
  • Heading back to Chicago on Sunday I feel like a Chicagoian. #
  • Do you plan on taking a vacation or a runcation? I say it’s not a real vacation unless you sign a waiver at some point @DancinDuathlete #
  • @hybrid_runner September I will be at Kauai marathon, Marathon Medoc & the quad cites marathon. Tahoe is always last weekend in Sept. #
  • @WillyMarathon Thanks, good luck with your half marathon. #
  • @BizofMarathons @rwchallenge You can use our Challenge at the race of your choice. #
  • @steveahlberg @runnersworld Check out our Runner's World challenge. We have a program for you. @rwchallenge #
  • Congrats to the 310 finishers at Western States 100 miler. It was fun watching you on the computer. #
  • Off to the airport heading back to Chicago. #

Twitter Updates for 2011-06-26

  • Congrats to the 310 finishers at Western States 100 miler. It was fun watching you on the computer. #
  • Off to the airport heading back to Chicago. #

Twitter Updates for 2011-06-25

  • @hybrid_runner September I will be at Kauai marathon, Marathon Medoc & the quad cites marathon. Tahoe is always last weekend in Sept. #
  • @WillyMarathon Thanks, good luck with your half marathon. #
  • @BizofMarathons @rwchallenge You can use our Challenge at the race of your choice. #
  • @steveahlberg @runnersworld Check out our Runner's World challenge. We have a program for you. @rwchallenge #

Twitter Updates for 2011-06-24

  • I made it home to the kitty cat. #
  • @DancinDuathlete @nycbklyngirl yes its not a real vacation unless you sign a waiver. #
  • Happy to be in my office today,Runner’s World office is buzzing with kids.Bring your kid to work day.I will have the kids tweeting for me. #
  • Heading back to Chicago on Sunday I feel like a Chicagoian. #
  • Do you plan on taking a vacation or a runcation? I say it’s not a real vacation unless you sign a waiver at some point @DancinDuathlete #

Twitter Updates for 2011-06-23

  • @mar26_2 At this time no plans on returning to Dayton. I was there in 08 for the Air Force marathon, what a great race. #
  • @shoesnpolitics The FB limit is a pain, lucky for me I have a fan page so I can still connect on FB. #
  • @RunAttitude Right now I have aflight at 4:30 pm tomorrow I hope I get home tomorrow. #
  • @mar26_2 good luck with the 800s I don't think I will be in Savannah. #
  • I’m still in Chicago, United airlines please get me home today. I’m coming back to Chicago Sunday evening. #
  • @GinaDiCello @njoyracing @KimberlyShah @walk2themailbox If I got stuck another day I will just stay in Chicago & run with you on Saturday. #
  • @runnernavymom we missed you on Tues. I will let you know if I can get away Monday morning for breakfast. #
  • @williams4ever I like that idea……give lectures from town to town between the runs. #
  • @runemz I would call it good hell. #
  • I think it’s a crime that #ORD O’Hare airport doesn’t have free WIFI…freaking jackwagons.Some people have been here for 2 days. #
  • @JemmaRaeLotzer It looks like I should get out around 4:30 today. #
  • @amtaylo your profile cracks me up I say Y'all a lot. In Little Rock I learned the plural to y'all… All Y'all #
  • Memo to United airlines I need to get home to the greatest kitty cat in the world. Mojave the spoiled brat cat. http://fb.me/Bu5mHezS #
  • I’m missing out,typical day at Runner’s World ,Free Ice Cream ,all the goodies are in the break room freezer,made out of coconut milk. #
  • @marahcreative stuck in Chicago #
  • @kevinleathers travel part of my job is crazy. #
  • @jdcox1999 love the idea yasso 800s in terminal 1. #
  • Ok going on 25 hours at O'Hare it feels like home. Back to wolfgang puck for lunch. #
  • @rockmaven56 I put up this 10 to 1e #
  • @rockmaven56 I fly every week I put up this all the time. #
  • @AjaxRunner heading home the weather has ORD backed up. #
  • @jjbingham sorry I missed you in chi town. Had a nice run along the lakefront Tuesday evening. #
  • @JenaYannarella love wolfgangs pizza #
  • @Kwiedower I got that from Geico #
  • @RWtish your killing me. I miss my office. #
  • @thatnickjones puma size 11 #

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