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Your SFFR Week (9/25-10/2)

09/25/2017, 11:45am PDT
By Brian Ray

If you've come home yet from your Folsom festivities and de-leathered, welcome back! If no, you are an amazing trooper and I wish I had your energy!!! Here is your weekly dose of FrontRunners news and events:

Thanks/Recap From Last Week:
This last week we had a board meeting, began to chat about 2018 Board elections, and celebrated Folsom with our SF Track & Field Club pals!

Couch To 5K Continues!
Our 7-week Couch To 5K is now into week 5! Jump in at any time, and help spread the word to invite more people to check it out. The program culminates with the EBFRW Pride Run!

SFFR Pride Run Post-Mortem Meeting - 9/28 - 7:30PM
While the amazing Pride Run is over, now is the time to join us in analyzing what went well and what could have gone better. Join us at Ted's house for a post-mortem meeting this Thursday. We really want to hear from this year's committee members, of course, but also from you the race participant if you have thoughts or ideas you'd like to express. RSVP to Ted at If you can't make it to the meeting but have comments to provide, please email them to Ted. More info here.

Nominations Open - 2018 SFFR Pride Run Beneficiary
Have a great LGBTQ+ (or aligned) organization that you think should be our Pride Run Beneficiary? Let the board know by submitting your nomination(s) to! Important note: In order to spread the love, we are accepting nominations who have not been a beneficiary for the past 5 Pride Runs. We will likely hear from nominees mid-late October.

We Need You! - Halloween Party Host
Love your running/walking club? Love Halloween? Email if you might be open to hosting our annual Halloween Party. We'll arrange everything... we just need your cool, swanky space!

2018 Elections - Committee & Candidate Interest
The 2017 Board still has plenty of fun in store for you this year, but our terms will eventually come to an end, and we'll want a new team of amazing Board Members to share their vision with the club! If interested in possibly running for a role, or in helping via the Elections Committee, please reach out to

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.

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 with your ideas!

Enjoy your week!

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