Monday is here… but there are 2 great events coming up, so fear not! 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:
*End of the Year Party Tickets on Sale Within 2 Weeks! Most all of the details for our annual event have been released here (link). Tickets will go on sale in about 2 weeks, and will be $30 for members and $40 for non-members. We will raise the price to $35 and $45, respectively, after a date or amount of tickets sold (stay tuned for details on that). Save the date, and stay tuned for info on when tickets will go on sale!
*SFFR Overnight Camping Trip on September 21st - 3 spots remaining… Sign up now! We’ve secured a reservation for 16 people to camp out on Angel Island on the night of Saturday, September 21st. Head to our calendar post for all details (link), including how to sign up and secure your spot on the trip!
*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.
*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)!
*Shoe Collection During September: Bob Callori is collecting old shoes during each Saturday of September. They will be donated to Community Thrift, and the beneficiary from the donations will be Bay Area Rainbow Symphony. Simply bring your shoes to the Saturday walks/runs and find Bob.
-September Bar Night! - Friday, September 20th - Wild Side West - 424 Cortland Ave - 6:30PM to 10:00PM: Join us for a fun bar night in Bernal Heights! Enjoy the end of the week with FrontRunners and friends at Wild Side West. There is plenty of parking and it’s easy to get to on the 24 MUNI. Full details here (link). Hope you can make it!
-SFFR Overnight Camping Trip - Saturday, September 21st - Angel Island: There is still some room left for people to join up! We’ll be catching as ferry Saturday afternoon and will then hike to our site, set up, and enjoy the island for the rest of the day and into the next morning. Full details here (link). If you’ve never been to Angel Island, this is a definite must!
Birthdays this Week:
The following SF FrontRunners have birthdays this week: Andrew Nance (September 17), Anne Ludwid (September 18), Will McCaa (September 18), Lance Lan (September 19), Terry Baransy (September 20), Kenneth Katz (September 21), Marcus Valera (September 21). 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 email@example.com. 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.
-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.
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