Crooks’ Camping Report

Editorial Note: For our August 2018 Crown Crier, we have a guest feature on CHRC’s 2018 Camping Trip from none other than Crooks the Chicken. Crooks the Chicken is a longtime member and unofficial mascot of CHRC and a roommate of CHRC members Spencer McCormick and Nicole Teeny.  When she’s not camping with CHRC, she …

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Summer 2018 Run Schedule

We’ve updated our runs for the summer! Check out the new schedule below: Monday 6:30am Shakeout @ Eastern Parkway & Rogers Monday 7:45pm Stamina @ Prospect Park, Grand Army entrance, Flatbush side Wednesday 7:45pm Park PR Run OR 7:10pm PPTC Summer Speed Series 5K Check the CHRC website/calendar for details Friday 6:30am Easy Five @ Eastern Parkway …

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A History of CHRC

by Kay Naito When I first moved to Crown Heights in 2013, the neighborhood was “up and coming.” Many of the eateries and boutiques you now find on Franklin Avenue hadn’t opened yet but the neighborhood and its gentrification was making news; a few good coffee shops were thriving but Starbucks wasn’t here yet. I …

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Jessie Lever Taylor on Coming Back from Injury

One of the worst things about being injured is the good advice other runners give you – after you’ve injured yourself. If only they’d given it before. I’m hoping this piece might provide more timely advice, highlight some very bad decisions I made, and prevent others from getting injured. I’m a very goal-oriented individual. After …

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Nate Turner » 2018 Tokyo Marathon

TO START Going to Japan had been a dream of mine since I was a 13-year-old learning Japanese against my guidance counselor’s advice. It was my favorite class and the one in which I did the best. Didn’t know it would take so long for me actually travel to Japan, but the Tokyo Marathon gave …

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Royal Race Report: Guillermo Jimenez on the NYC Half Marathon

It was a great day for CHRC! Congrats to all of our 23 finishers!! Andrew, Guillermo, Michael, Walt, Leslie, Gideon, Nicole, Sonya, Amanda, Kay, Aliza, Sebastian, John, Ethan, Emily, Sophie, Rachael, Elizabeth, Shelley, Madeline, Erin, Priti, AND Zoe! What was your race experience like? The 2018 NYC Half was an awesome experience! I was really …

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Meet a Royal: Ethan Wieselthier

Why do you run? The reason I run? Years ago I sprained one ankle and broke the other, and after that I did nothing. Absolutely no activity, I just never put the effort in to fully recover and became a bit of a blob. Then, I moved in with Anna and she ran all the …

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Liz Marvin on the PPTC Cherry Tree 10-Miler

What was your race experience like? I really liked this race. I don’t actually like racing all that much, especially in NYC. The races are expensive, and with most races taking place in Manhattan, getting to the starting line early on a weekend morning is just too much of a hassle for me. But at …

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The Best Camping Trip Yet!

Louie has been a CHRC member for two years, and give us this report of “the best camping trip” yet! After a popular and successful spring 2017 camping trip, Sunny organized yet another camping trip in the fall. The group was smaller, but still cool, and we decided to go camping in Harriman State Park, …

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