Angels’ Place Race goes virtual for 2020 event

The 2020 edition of the Angels’ Place Race will go on as planned, but with a bit of a tweak considering the challenging times we are experiencing. We hope you and all of your loved ones are doing well, staying healthy and safe! We want to thank everyone at St Daniel for your great support […]

Free race training

Angels’ Place Race is partnering with Deer Lake Athletic Club to offer free strength training classes and a guided running program to race participants. A free, five-week strength and conditioning program starts on April 1, 6:15-7:15 p.m., at the club, 6167 White Lake Road. The classes will meet Wednesday evenings. Club membership not required. “We’re […]

Angels’ Place Race gears up for new year

Angels’ Place Race gears up for new year

Paul Maxwell displays an Angels’ Place Race board of achievements. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Angels Place Race returns to downtown Clarkston on May 16. “It’s a great race, very well organized,” said race volunteer Paul Maxwell. “We work to improve it every year, with lots of door prizes from […]

Clarkston graduate remembered fondly

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer Alaina Grace Hopkinson, a 2019 Clarkston High School graduate who died Sept. 28 at the age of 17, is being remembered as a positive person in every way. She survived 17 years with cystic fibrosis, graduating with honors this past spring and visiting both Germany and Switzerland in […]

Clarkston City Council, 4-22-19

City of the Village of Clarkston City Council Regular Meeting Minutes 04 22 2019 Minutes Call to Order at 7:00 PM. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call: Mayor Haven, Kneisc, Marsh, Reynolds, Wylie, Avery, Present. Detkowski Absent. Approval of Agenda: Motion by Marsh Seconded by Avery to approve the agenda, with an addition of the Sheriff […]

Support appreciated for Angels’ Place Race

Dear Editor, We would like to thank the Clarkston Community for another successful Angels’ Place Race. It was a great day! Over 400 participants, volunteers and supporters attended our 12th Annual Angels’ Place Race. We have enjoyed great support from many supporters including, St. Daniel Church, many local businesses, Village of Clarkston (DPW), Independence Township […]

Finish strong

Finish strong

Matthew Sanders of Clarkston ends his 5K walk with a smile at Angels’ Place Race, May 11. Mary Williams of Clarkston won the 10K run, with a time of 41:42, 6:43/mile pace. Matthew Landgraf of Clarkston took second with a time of 42:53, 6:54/mile pace. The top two racers won $100 Runnin’ Gear gift cards […]

Race for angels

The 12th Annual Angels’ Place Race will be this Saturday, May 11. The charity race includes a 10k run, 5k run/walk, and 1-mile family fun walk. All proceeds benefit Southfield-based Angels’ Place, a non-profit organization providing homes and services for adults with developmental disabilities. “Angels’ Place has been doing amazing work in the tri-county area […]

Angels’ Place Race through downtown

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Runners and walkers will race through downtown Clarkston for Angels’ Place, Saturday, May 11. “You can’t beat it. Downtown Clarkston businesses support it, runners and walkers have fun, Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies, Independence Township Fire Department, and the city DPW – it’s all hands on deck,” said organizer Paul […]

Fitness programs

Angels’ Place Race recently partnered with Deer Lake Athletic Club to offer three free fitness and training programs for race participants. The 5K/10K event in Clarkston is adding a 5K-to-10K program to its “couch to 5K” training club, both meeting Thursday evenings at Depot Park starting March 14. Additionally, Angels’ Place Race has teamed with […]

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