Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon Historic Debut

by Matthew McGowen"For an event being put on for the first time, the Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon has drawn an impressive level of intended participation." Runners from 20 states and Canada have signed up. In his first article for The Pace Setter, M…
according to event director Josh Merlis of the Albany Running Exchange and President…crowded. Helderberg to Half Marathon by Josh Merlis Matt is one of the newest members of ARE https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2019/april/helderberg-hudson-half-marathon-historic-debut

Winter Series 2018-2019

by Christine BishopThe Winter Series races are a gift from the Club to its members as they are free and fun to run. The first part of the article highlights the Winter Warriors who ran all five events! The second part of the article deals with the top win…
35 5 Josh Merlis M 37 Albany 59 https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2019/march/winter-series-2018-2019

Seeing Double

This picture was taken by Thomas Denham on December 16 at the Fort Orange Brewery where Josh Merlis and Michelle Pratt hosted a pre-wedding party for all their friends to attend. Inside you will find two pictures with the bottom one having 6 changes on it…
Josh Merlis https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2019/january/seeing-double

The Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon

by Josh MerlisJosh Merlis has written an article about the genesis of this exciting new race, but before that the basic facts will be presented. Plan on running in the inaugural race. So far 1,500 have registered! For full article, click here
by Josh Merlis Josh Merlis has written an article about the genesis of … by Josh Merlis As the summer of 2018 got going https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2019/january/helderberg-hudson-half-marathon

2018 Races in Review

by Christine BishopThe year 2018 saw some spectacular races globally and locally. Globally, the marathon record was brought closer to 2 hours and the first American in 35 years won the Boston Marathon. Locally, the Stockade-athon was an outstanding race w…
lick here for video of photo finish taken by Josh Merlis. If you click on the race name https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2019/january/2018-races-review

MHR Marathon and Hannaford Half: Winners and More!

by Christine BishopI went to the MHR Marathon event thinking that I would interview the winners, but as the day progressed, I realized there were others who I encountered whose stories should also be told. So I interviewed them too. As the penultimate sto…
35. Josh Merlisnberg Paul Rosenberg being interviewed by Josh Merlis Why did I need to run another mar https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2018/october/mhr-marathon-and-hannaford-half-winners-and-more

MHR Marathon and Hannaford Half: Winners and More!

by Christine BishopI went to the MHR Marathon event thinking that I would interview the winners, but as the day progressed, I realized there were others who I encountered whose stories should also be told. So I interviewed them too. As the penultimate sto…
35. Josh Merlisnberg Paul Rosenberg being interviewed by Josh Merlis Why did I need to run another mar https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2018/november/mhr-marathon-and-hannaford-half-winners-and-more

Michelle Pratt – The Next Step

by Christine Bishop with lots of help from Michelle!Since our last interview in May with Michelle, she has run more 50K and 50 mile races on her route toward her next goal, the Western States 100. Included is up-to-date news on her and Josh Merlis's runni…
Josh Merlis https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2018/september/michelle-pratt-next-step

Michelle Pratt: Wonderwoman of Trail Running

by Christine BishopMichelle Pratt takes multitasking to unheard of levels. She is nationally ranked in the top 10% of female trail runners, is going for her Ph.D. in applied economics; is working at the Minnesota Population Center; and has been carrying o…
engagement with fiancé Josh Merlis https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2018/may/michelle-pratt-wonderwoman-trail-running

Upcoming Winter Olympics and Doping

In a short time the PyeongChang XXIII Olympic Winter Games, Korea will begin in Korea. A poll of our runners, asked what winter sport they were looking forward to the most and how they thought athletes found to be doping should be punished. For full art…
nd on circumstances. Josh Merlis My opinion https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2018/february/upcoming-winter-olympics-and-doping

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