What an amazing weekend we had! Festivals, weddings, and street fairs galore! Here is your weekly source of all things Frontrunners coming in the days ahead! Special news and events are at the beginning of this post, and regular/reoccurring events are on the lower half.
Special Events/News This Week:
*Saturday Runs/Walks Direction Change: Beginning last Saturday, we have started running/walking our usual courses in the reverse direction than the last 3 months. We’ll have people volunteering to help show the way for the first few weeks.
*End of the Year Party Tickets Now Available!
Tickets for the End of the Year Party are now available here (link)! There is a difference in price between members and non-members, so consider joining and enjoying the discounts and perks of membership!
*East Bay FrontRunners Pride Run Registration Open!: The East Bay FrontRunners and Walkers are putting on their yearly Pride Run on Saturday, October 12th, around Lake Merritt. Head here for all of the info on the event and how to register (link)! We’ll also be arranging carpools over there, so send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you can offer your car for a ride, or need a ride.
*2014 Board - Consider A Role!: As mentioned in the September President’s Address (link), the time to consider running for a position on the 2014 Board is upon us. Bringing your perspective and ideas to the club can help us grow in priceless ways, so please think about what you could accomplish as a Board Member. You have plenty of time to consider everything, as your term wouldn’t begin until January, but it’s a good time to start contemplating a role.
*2013 SFFR Halloween Party is on Saturday, October 26th!: Our amazing host from last year, Tom Jewell, is hosting the Halloween Party once again! The party will take place on the Saturday before Halloween, so save the date, and stay tuned for details.
-October Board Meeting - Monday, October 7th 8:00PM: We are meeting this evening for our monthly Board meeting to discuss all things FrontRunners. If you have any feedback or ideas, send them to email@example.com and we will happily discuss!
-Evening Bonfire at Ocean Beach - Friday, October 11th - Ocean Beach Fire Pit Area - 8:00PM: Join us this Friday for a hangout by the beach! We’ll be snagging a fire pit along the beach and having snacks, drinks, and fun by the fire! Bring plenty of layers and warm clothes and get ready for a fun evening!
-East Bay FrontRunners and Walkers Pride Run! - Saturday, October 12th - Lake Merritt - 9:00AM: Join our siblings across the Bay for an awesome Pride Run! Many of us will be carpooling from the Castro area. If you need a ride, head to the parking area of 3155 15th Street to get a ride. We will be leaving at 8:00AM, so be there on time. You can pre-register at their website (link) or register the day of. Because of this event, we will be moving our usual Bagel Brunch to later in the month. See you there!
Birthdays this Week: The following SF FrontRunners have birthdays this week: Tim Allen (October 7), John Brown (October 8), Yan Liu (October 8), Breck Polley (October 9), Marshall Jackson (October 9), Kevin O’Connor (October 10), Joe Deleonardo (October 11), Garrett Hayashida (October 12), John Tran (October 13). Happy Birthday!
Regular Events This Week:
-Tuesday Evening Walks/Runs - 6:30PM: Meet at the Ferry Building for a 1-2 mile, 3 mile (5K), 4 mile (6.5K), 5 mile (8K), or hill run along Embarcadero. We then typically grab dinner after.
-Wednesday Evening SF Track & Field Club Training - 6:00PM: Meet at McAteer High school, located at 555 Portola Drive. You can park on O’Shaughnessy Blvd. Bring layers, as it’s usually cold out there in the evenings. To participate in interval training and learn more details about their weekly workout, contact Bob at firstname.lastname@example.org. See you there!
-Thursday Evening Run - 6:30PM: Meet at Fitness SF (Market and Noe) in the Castro for a run that will range from 3-5 miles (depending on the week/course).
-Saturday Morning Walk/Run - 9:00AM: Meet at Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park for a 1, 2, 3 (5K), 4 (6.5K), 5 (8K) mile run/walk, as well as a cross training option that meets immediately after First Circle to go over the routine for that day. We then head out to many brunch options around the city. *Many of us will be attending the East Bay Pride Run, but the SF Runs/Walks will happen as always, although Bagel Brunch is moved to later this month.
-Sunday Long Run - Meet at Fitness SF (formerly Gold’s Gym) in the Castro for a long run (70 to 100 minutes total, depending on the week). We usually have brunch afterwards.
-Sunday SF Track & Field Club Interval Training - 10:00AM: Meet at SFSU Cox Stadium for dynamic stretching and short, efficient workouts to improve speed and endurance. Go to the SF Track & Field workouts page (link) for more info.
Enjoy your week and see you at the runs/walks and events!
Remember, you can check all scheduled events, important calendar dates, activity recaps, runner bios, and reoccurring columns at our official site: sffr.org and our blog (link), twitter (link), and facebook (link) pages.
*Note on website and club feedback: The board encourages and welcomes feedback and ideas for corrections and improvements to the club and websites. In order to best receive and discuss all feedback and ideas, please send all input via email to email@example.com