Lake Erie Cycle Fest: August 10 -13

Lake Erie Cycle Fest – August 10 to 13 Celebrate and enjoy Erie County’s diverse scenery and geography through a unique More >>


FREE QUAD Group Bike Rides

GET READY FOR THE HIGHMARK QUAD BIKE EVENT GROUP RIDES SCHEDULED: June 12 & 19 The Highmark QUAD Bike (co-sponsored More >>


2017 Quad Swim Heats

2017 Quad Swim Heat Schedule Please be sure to check in at the registration table before you enter the pool. More >>


Quad Awards Banquet 3.26.17

Mark your calendar for this year’s Highmark QUAD Awards Banquet: co-sponsored by GE.  We are excited to be hosting this More >>


We Aren’t Foolin…..35 for $35

We aren’t Foolin! The 35th Highmark Quad Games is Celebrating with $35 Registration! On Friday, March 17 the Highmark Quad More >>


2017/2018 QUAD Dates Announced

The Highmark Quad Games is excited to announce the dates for the 2017/2018 season!! April 23, 2017 – Swim sponsored More >>


2017 QUAD Ski Cancelled

The time has come to make a decision and we have decided that the QUAD Ski WILL NOT take place More >>


QUAD SKI UPDATE: 24 more hours

I sit here very conflicted. The last few weeks have not given us any weather that would make for a More >>


QUAD Ski Posted to 1/29/17

QUAD SKI UPDATE: The QUAD Ski has been postponed until 1/29/17 Due to the rain and warmer temperatures the field More >>


QUAD SKI UPDATE:

QUAD SKI UPDATE:   As of today (1/11/2017) the race is still scheduled for 1pm on Sunday, January 15th.   More >>


Free Skikes Clinic 11.13.16

Whether you are planning to participate in the Highmark QUAD Ski event or just want to try something new the More >>


The “Ultimate QUAD Squad”

There are a lot of people who have competed in multiple Highmark Quad Games, dating back to when PNC or More >>


New QUAD Run Course

Same great course, new and improved starting line!  Are your tired of running between Gibson Park and Mercyhurst North East More >>


New QUAD Childcare Policy

Over the past year the free childcare has been used very little.  We’d like to continue to offer this service More >>


QUAD Group Run Dates Announced

Do you need a little help preparing for the 2016 Highmark QUAD Run?!  Join us on August 22 and 29 More >>


2016 QUAD Bike Start Times

July 9th is almost here!!  This information will be emailed to all participants but you can’t post it in too More >>


Donations for Ian Malesiewski

Dear Highmark QUAD Participant, Some of you may have heard the news of Ian Malesiewski, a sophomore at Cathedral Prep More >>


QUAD Group Bike Rides

The Highmark QUAD Group Bike Rides start June 13th and continue for the next two Mondays (June 13, 20 and 27).  Interested More >>


2016 QUAD Swim Heats

2016 Quad Swim Heat Schedule Please be sure to check in at the registration table before you enter the pool. More >>


QUAD Swim – April 23, 2017

100 yard swim meet, Edinboro University McComb Fieldhouse, 9:00am


How to Improve Your QUAD Swim!!

We tracked down Highmark QUAD Games superstar, Dan Pierce and asked him for advice on improving our QUAD Swim time.  More >>


2016 YMCA Swim Clinics

YMCA Swim Clinics – Do you want to polish up your swim stroke, learn how to swim or learn how More >>


2016 QUAD Banquet

The 2015/2016 Highmark QUAD Games is coming to an end.  The final event of the year is the awards banquet.  More >>


I used to date this girl….

I used to date this girl. She would take forever to get ready to go anywhere. FOREVER. I would be More >>


Like a Thief in the Night

And so, as summer has the habit of doing, it has slipped away like a thief in the night. There was More >>


Looking Back, Looking Forward

Looking back on our family’s big bike trek from Pittsburgh up to Edinboro for the Quad swim brings mixed feelings. More >>


Good News and Bad News

Well I got some good news and I got some bad news……….. The good news is I finally started running More >>


QUAD Running Groups: August 24th and 31st

Join Highmark QUAD Coordinator Kelly Latimer for group training runs to prepare for the 2015 QUAD Run on September 19.  More >>


The Exercise God is MAD!

Apparently I have made the exercise god mad, and I think he must be Buddha. Sadly June was truly a More >>


Erling and the Bike

This isn’t easy for me to admit, in fact it’s kind of embarrassing to say, especially in a forum like this. More >>


2015 QUAD Bike: Official Starting List

The Highmark QUAD Bike is set for Saturday, July 11th.  This year’s bike is sponsored by UTZ Snacks!  Please look More >>


Biking….

I am finally healing from an irritating knee injury I developed after running the Pittsburgh Half Marathon in the spring. More >>


Training? What Training?

Training? What Training? This year it feels like I’m taking one step forward and two steps back.  I had run More >>


Did You Ever Have a Friend…

Did you ever have a friend that asked you for a favor, and then when you did that favor, they More >>


The Quad Swim…Not So Bad

Well, I finished the Quad swim and achieved my two goals – not drowning and not finishing last (although not More >>


I swam so fast….

I swam so fast (or my hair is so big), my swim cap popped off! Last Sunday I drove from Pittsburgh More >>


48 Hours Until the Quad Swim

The swim is coming soon so I will say a prayer for my fast twitch muscles to engage. I’m usually More >>


Swimming is REALLY HARD!

Here’s something that everyone else knows and I forgot: swimming is hard. REALLY HARD!!   The actual act of swimming More >>


2015 QUAD Swim Schedule

The first event of the 33rd Quad Games is the 100-yard QUAD Swim Meet at Edinboro’s McComb Fieldhouse Pool, Sunday, April More >>


Why participate in the QUAD?

Why do we participate in organized races? Why do I sign up for events like the Highmark Quad? It’s not More >>


Quad Registration stays at $50!!

The price to register for the Quad Games will stay at $50 until Sunday, April 19th.  Registrations after 4/19/2015 will More >>


The training has started…..

The first thing I need to do is remind myself that I am not 19 years old anymore. Slow and More >>


Back in the saddle Again

Put on your best Steven Tyler voice and sing along with me: “I’m back in the saddle again.” Since mid-February More >>


Here Goes Nothing…

Hmmm…. How am I preparing for the Quad Games? This will be the first time I’m competing in the Quad More >>


QUAD Awards are Tomorrow!

Don’t forget that the 2014-2015 QUAD Awards are tomorrow, March 8, 2015.  The awards will begin at 3:00pm and are More >>


I Can’t Avoid the QUAD Games Any Longer…

Well, I can’t avoid it any longer, I’m doing the Quad games. As an adopted Edin-bro, it has been conspicuously More >>


2015 QUAD Bloggers…check it out!!

The start of the 2015 QUAD Games is just around the corner.  Hundreds of local athletes are preparing for this More >>


Highmark QUAD Ski @ WILDERNESS LODGE!!!

HIGHMARK QUAD SKI RACE  – IT’S ON FOR JANUARY 11!!! Sunday, Jan.11, 1:00 pm Wilderness Lodge After much anticipation and More >>


Starting Times and Map for Quad Bike

The preliminary start list for the bike is here:
Quad Bike 2014 – Start Times
If you are NOT on this list, please check back later as it will be updated with registrations still coming in.

Quad Bike Route 2014
12-Mile Bike Ride
July 12, 2014 9 a.m. (first rider)
Edinboro University


12 Mile Bike Ride, July 12

Quad Bike 2014 – Start Times Quad Bike Route 2014 12-Mile Bike Ride July 12, 2014 9 a.m. (first rider) More >>


Make-Up Swim Sessions

New for 2014! Make-Up Swim Sessions We are offering two make-up swim sessions for those unable to attend the swim More >>


QUAD 100-yd Swim Meet, April 27, 2014

The first event of the 32nd Quad Games is the 100-yard QUAD Swim Meet at Edinboro’s McComb Fieldhouse Pool, Sunday, More >>


HIGHMARK QUAD AWARDS MARCH 30!!!!!

Please make plans to attend the 31st Annual Highmark QUAD Awards, to be held this year at Tom Ridge Environmental More >>


SKI MOVED TO JAN. 26!

  SKI POSTPONED – SWIM CLINICS ON! It’s plenty cold but no snow on the Upper Golf Course has caused More >>


SEPT. 14 HIGHMARK QUAD RESULTS POSTED ON www.bigwhitetrailer.com

      HIGHMARK QUAD RUN OFFERS LOTS OF OPTIONS   9:00 AM   HIGHMARK QUAD FIVE MILE RUN   9:10 More >>


30th Highmark QUAD Awards – April 7!

New season starting . . .   Go to register.bigwhitetrailer.com to sign up for the 31st season of the Highmark QUAD More >>


IT IS SO ON!!!!

. IT’S ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GLAD WE MADE IT!!!!!!! THE 30th ANNIVERSARY HIGHMARK QUAD SKI & SNOWSHOE IS ON FOR 1 More >>


HIGHMARK QUAD SKI POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY 24; SWIM CLINICS ANNOUNCED

. The Highmark QUAD Ski has been postponed to 1 pm, Sunday, February 24 at the Upper Golf Course of More >>


HIGHMARK QUAD SKI POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY 17 – END DATE IN SIGHT

. Fluctuating temperatures have once again have forced the postponement of the Highmark QUAD Ski & Snowshoe. The event, originally More >>


HIGHMARK QUAD SKI POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY 10

. Lack of snow has once again forced postponement of the Highmark QUAD Ski event. The new date will be More >>


WINDS AGAIN FORCE QUAD SKI POSPONEMENT

. High winds have blown thin critical portions of the ski course once again forcing postponement of the Highmark QUAD More >>


HIGHMARK QUAD SKI AND SNOWSHOE MOVE TO JANUARY 27TH

. Lack of snow has forced the postponement of the Highmark QUAD Ski Race to a new date of January More >>


HIGHMARK QUAD SKI & SNOWSHOE POSTPONED TO JAN. 20

. Warming temperatures and the forecast for heavy rains have forced the postponement of the Highmark QUAD Ski & Snowshoe More >>


HIGHMARK QUAD SKI POSTPONED TO JAN. 13TH

High winds have damaged portions of the QUAD Ski course forcing race organizer Craig Latimer to postpone the 30th Highmark More >>


31st Annual Highmark QUAD Dates

NEVER TO EARLY TO THINK 31ST ANNUAL HIGHMARK QUAD GAMES With one more event to go for this season (the More >>


WHEN THE QUAD BIKE RACE HAD A REAL WINDSTORM

  If you were out riding on the Highmark QUAD Bike course prior to this years race, you may have More >>


A BAD BREAK FOR A QUAD GREAT PART II

      After a good twenty years of participation in the Highmark QUAD Games, Kathy Schreckengost was taking this More >>


A BAD BREAK FOR A QUAD GREAT PART I

  On any normal Highmark QUAD Bike Race, which is to say any of the last 25 years or so, More >>


QUAD BIKE MAP

Go to this link for a map of the Highmark QUAD Bike course.  http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/108999439


LOOKING AT THE SWIM IN MY REAR VIEW . . .

    Well, it’s taken me almost as long to put down my thoughts on jumping in the water at More >>


IROQUOIS SCHOOL DISTRICT TAKES ROUND #1 OF HIGHMARK QUAD CORPORATE COMPETITION

      The kickoff to the 30th Anniversary Highmark QUAD Games got a jolt to the Corporate world when More >>


Running for My Life (And swimming, and biking, and skiing) One Man’s Journey in the Quad Games

        EDITOR’S NOTE:  As Eastside Y Program Director, Paul Ebert 38, has been on the outside looking in More >>


WHY MIKE DIVITO’S 1:43 SWIM MADE HIM HAPPY AND HIS 1:12 MADE HIM SAD

    Unless you know some background on the circumstances of Mike Divito’s swim history, you might think his one More >>


DRAFT RESULTS OF 30th HIGHMARK QUAD SWIM NOW ON www.bigwhitetrailer.com

   Got to www.bigwhitetrailer.com and click results for 2012.  Highmark QUAD Kids sponsored by Wegmans and Corporate results posted soon More >>


A QUAD Alumni Shout Out

One part of our upcoming 30th anniversary is something I have very much been looking forward to.  On past anniversaries, More >>


When the Highmark QUAD Means Business…

Going back to last September, even before the QUAD Run (and who knew THAT would be the last event of More >>