Today’s the day!

Runners, walkers, kids, and volunteers: guarantee your Run Stanley 2014 race shirt by registering for the 5k or Munchkin Run or by signing up for a volunteer shift by midnight tonight, October 1!  Pl!ease spread the word. Share with your friends on Facebook and twitter @runstanley5k —- See you on October 19!



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Run Westfield LLC joins the fun!

Thanks to our friends at Run Westfield LLC for supporting Run Stanley! Westfield loves to run!


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Meet Fast Feet at Run Stanley Info Fair

Run Stanley welcomes Fast Feet, the running specialists, to the information fair happening before, during, and after the race.  Stop by to talk with the pros about your running gear needs.  Thank you to Fast Feet for donating gift certificates for race prizes!


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Join our Great Group of Sponsors! Act Soon!

Run Stanley seeks sponsors to help us achieve our goal of replacing bridge #2 in the Stanley Park Wildlife Sanctuary. Sponsors at the $100 level can participate in the information fair held before during and after the race.  Those who wish to have logos included on the t-shirt and finish line banner will need to contact Stanley Park by September 30.  Sponsorship form with levels of support detailed is available for download here.  Here’s a list of all our great sponsors who have stepped up so far to support Run Stanley!


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Meet Cathy! Honoring Miss Catherine O’Brien

Meet Cathy! Run Stanley fans will notice we’ve added a female runner to this year’s t-shirt design.  Her name is Cathy in honor of Miss Catherine O’Brien, assistant to Frank Stanley Beveridge, who was instrumental to the founding of Stanley Park and willed her house, which stood at the location of Gate 2, to the park.  In keeping with Miss Obrien’s wishes, her mother Margaret is remembered at Stanley Park with Margaret Lane at the former location of their home. Park visitors can see an image of Catherine O’Brien on the bronze doors of the Carillon Bell Tower.  An impressive fact about Catherine O’Brien: she was the President of a Fortune 500 company in the 1930’s.  In her honor, we are naming our cartoon woman runner Cathy, and we appreciate her coaching Stanley on to run his second 5k on October 19, 2014!


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Thanks to WSU for sponsoring Run Stanley!

Thank you, Westfield State University, for your generous support of Run Stanley 2014! We hope to see many students, staff, faculty and baby owls join the fun on October 19! Register today!

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Introducing the 2014 Run Stanley Race Shirt!

Coolest race shirt ever. Register by October 1 for Run Stanley’s Munchkin Kids’ Run or 5k to guarantee yours! Original design by the award-winning artist Alexandra Eveland.


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WSU’s WSKB 89.5 to be the Voice of Run Stanley!

Thanks to Jake Lehan and the crew at WSU’s WSKB 96.5 for signing on to be the voice of Run Stanley! Tune in today!



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The Mayor’s in! Are you?

Thanks to Mayor Daniel Knapik for accepting our challenge to Run Stanley! Who’s next?



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Thanks to Jerome’s Party Plus Run Stanley is Ready to Party!

Thanks to Jerome’s Party Plus for signing on to sponsor Run Stanley! Now we’re ready to party, rain or shine!


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