Here's to another fun weekend! Now onto your weekly source of all things FrontRunners that are 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:
-Special Announcement: Member Month continues! All events have been posted on our site in a special post that you can view here(link). Help spread the word about our club and the events, so that we can all enjoy it and attract newcomers! Think about what FrontRunners has done for you as a club member and how that experience and family can be positive for others.
-Laugh Night with Casey Ley - Monday, August 13th - 8:00PM to 11:00PM - Rebel Bar - Some of you may remember Casey Ley from our Pride Run fundraising party. He's a great comedian... So great that Reggie Snowden and Eric Jansen have organized an evening for SF FrontRunners to go to one of his shows at Rebel. Full info here (link), and as a special treat, if we get 10 or more at the event, we will have a fundraiser night thrown for us, free of charge! Thanks, Reggie and Eric, for adding this great event to Member Month!
-Theme Run and Bagel Brunch - Superheroes and Villains - Saturday, August 18th - 9:00AM to 11:00PM - Stow Lake area of Golden Gate Park - Our regular Saturday run is going to be invaded by caped crusaders and masked villains. Bring your best, worst, or most creative costume and run with us. Awards will be given out, including one for the best-dressed pooch. Full info here (link). Following the run, we will enjoy Bagel Brunch and the awards! Bagel Brunch will once again be provided by Steve Benne of Molto Benne Catering (link) for $5 per person.
Birthdays This Week:
The following SF FrontRunners have a birthday this week: Todd Casey (Aug. 16), Chris Gargliano (Aug. 16), John Sell (Aug. 19). Happy Birthday!
Regular Events This Week:
-Tuesday Evening Walk/Run - 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 typically grab dinner after.
-Saturday Morning Walk/Run - 9:00AM: Meet at Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park for a 1, 2, 3 (5K), 4 (6.5K), and 5 (8K) mile run/walk, including the Superheroes/Villains Run. We also now offer the Cross Training option that meets immediately after First Circle to go over the routine for that day. We meet back at Stow Lake for 2nd circle at 10:00AM and then forgo regular brunch for Bagel Brunch near Stow Lake.
-Sunday Long Run - 10:00AM: Meet at Gold’s Gym in the Castro for a long run (70 to 100 minutes total, depending on the week). We usually have brunch following the run.
-Sunday 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. http://www.sftrackandfield.com/workouts
Enjoy your week and see you at the runs/walks and events!
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