Wow, what a scorcher! Assuming you found a cool place to survive the record-breaking temps over the weekend, here is your weekly dose of FrontRunners news and events:
Couch To 5K Continues!
We finished the first week of our 7-week Couch To 5K program last Saturday. Jump in at any time, and help spread the word to invite more people to check it out. The 3 weekly workouts coincide with our Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday walks/runs. The program will also culminate with the EBFRW Pride Run in October!
Movie Night - Handsome Devil - 9/8 - 7pm
The amazing Bob and Chris will be hosting September movie night. This month's movie, Handsome Devil, is from Frameline41. BYOB for food at 7, followed by film at 8. Please RSVP to Bob via text (415-846-5494) so he has an idea of how much food to prepare. Full details here.
Saturday Post-Run Foam Rolling Stretching With PT Specialist - 9/10 - 9-10am (and possibly Bagel Brunch)
Physical therapist extraordinaire Meghan Taff will be at the regular Saturday walks/runs this weekend to go over some great foam rolling techniques. Consider bringing a roller to practice! We also may be having Bagel Brunch, but it could move to the following Saturday (LBD Run) so stay tuned.
Sunday Long Run - Official Start Time Changing To 9AM Starting 9/10
We are moving our Sunday Long Runs from their previous start time of 10am to an earlier time of 9am. This is a permanent change and will take place this Sunday (9/10).
SFFR FUNdraiser at LOOKOUT! - 9/17 - 3-9PM
The amazing folks at LOOKOUT are once again hosting us for a jello shot fundraiser on Sunday the 17th! We'll be selling delicious jello shots throughout the day, so stop by and partake, or even better, help sell! If interested in helping sell shots, please email email@example.com ... and join the Facebook event here (private to our Facebook group).
Saturday Shoe Collection
For a month, SFFR member Bob Callori is collecting all types of shoes, running and walking, at the Saturday runs to donate to Community Thrift. The credit will be given back to BARS (Bay Area Rainbow Symphony) as a donation.
Post-LBD Run Bowling Event With EBFRW - 9/16
Join our EBFRW friends after the 2017 Little Black Dress run for some bowling fun on September 16 from 2-4pm. Space is limited, so reserve a spot now with Reggie S at firstname.lastname@example.org ... Rides will also likely be arranged for the trip to Dublin Bowl.
On The Horizon - Upcoming SFFR News/Events Beyond This Week
East Bay FrontRunners & Walkers Pride Run Registration Live!
Join our EBFRW friends for their annual 5K/10K Pride Run on Saturday, October 14th, in honor of national coming out day. The event will be at Lake Merritt's Boat House. Medals for the top 3 male and female finishers for all events. Registration is $25 before race day and $30 on race day. Online and paper registration available. Learn more here.
Gay Games Updates
The SF Track and Field team hotel has sold out at the discounted rate. If you would still like to stay at this team hotel, reserve by the end of August (rooms will be released for 2018). Alternately, there is another nearby hotel as well.
SFT&FC President Phil Aguilar email@example.com is offering Gay Games shirts for opening ceremonies for $20. Check it out here.
Flights by all Airlines will be available soon for Paris. SFFR will post a notice when they are released.
Have A Suggestion? Share It With The Board!
Tell us what we can improve or what fun event the club can put on or attend: email firstname.lastname@example.org with your ideas!
Enjoy your week!