Meet the Staff

Editors and Contributors

Editor:  Freddi Carlip

Director of Photography:  Clay Shaw

Journalist and Photographer:  Karen Mitchell

Product Editor: Stephen Paul, Ph.D

Journalists:  Freddi Carlip, Clay Shaw, Karen Mitchell, David Block, George Banker, Sal Citarella, Jack Heath, Tom Walski, Gary Fanelli Sr

Resident Poet:  George Hancock

Production Advisor: Bob Kutz

Website Administrators

Welcome to the new Runner’s Gazette website. We’re excited and we know you’ll be a frequent visitor.

Co-Administrators: Freddi Carlip and Karen Mitchell

Karen is well known for her excellent race photography. Karen works with her husband, Clay Shaw. Karen is a longtime runner and is president of the York Road Runners Club, York, PA. Karen is also an avid cyclist and traveler. She’s covered races all over the world and RG has been proud to include them on its pages. Karen has also run marathons all over the world, is a Master Gardener, a mom and grandmom, and a joy to work with.

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Freddi has been running since 1978 and is the editor/publisher of Runner’s Gazette. As print has given way to digital, Freddi is determined to give RG readers everything they expect from the print version…and more. Freddi is a former president of the Road Runners Club of America after starting as the PA State Rep, and a former board member of USATF. She was a founding member of the Buffalo Valley Striders, and its first president. In 1979, Freddi originated the role of Miss Road Manners to acquaint runners with the rules of the road, track, and trail. Freddi, known as Bubbie by her grandkids, is the mom of two adult children, writes a social column for the local paper,  is a native Philadelphian and bleeds green for her team, the Philadelphia Eagles.

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