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Beast on the Bay – Inclusion, Fun and Triumph

Do you remember Rocky Balboa climbing the stairs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to the sound of Rocky’s Theme? That is how I felt on Saturday as I observed the 100 men and women participating in the Beast on … Continue reading

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4 Days Until Beast on the Bay – Are You Ready To Beat the Beast?

There’s still time to register for both the Beast on the Bay and Adaptive Beast on the Bay! Why is this obstacle course different from other obstacle courses? Anyone can have an obstacle course, but what is important is that … Continue reading

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Are You Ready To Beat The Beast?

Are you ready to beat the Beast on September 6th? On yesterday’s blog I shared true stories of athletes reaching out to children on the autism spectrum to encourage them to become active in football, hockey, surfing and soccer. These athletes recognize … Continue reading

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Mini Beast on the Bay & National Physical Fitness Month

The Mini Beast on the Bay obstacle course is back for its second year and is even better! Last year, the ELBS faculty and students chose to initiate a Mini Beast as their way to participate in the Barber Beast … Continue reading

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Time To Get Your Game Face On

Register now!  The 2nd annual Barber Beast on the Bay and Maureen Riazzi Adaptive Course for persons with disabilities will be held Saturday, September 6th at Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA.  The adaptive, 1.2 mile course begins at … Continue reading

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Overcome that Obstacle (even with sand in your shoes)

It was cool brisk Saturday morning.  Sand had already seeped into my shoes as I walked between the registration table and starting line taking in the view. The course was set, volunteers prepared and contestants ready to compete.  Excitement penetrated … Continue reading

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