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

10/02/2017, 7:00am PDT
By Brian Ray

September flew by! Time for the month of the East Bay Pride Run, Lafayette Reservoir Run, and Halloween! Here is your weekly dose of FrontRunners news and events:

Thanks/Recap From Last Week:
This last week we had a post-mortem Pride Run meeting, opened nominations for the 2018 Pride Run beneficiary, and enjoyed a sunny Castro Street Fair. A huge thanks to everyone who made it to the meeting and to Ted for his tireless efforts with the 2017 Pride Run!

Couch To 5K Continues!
Our 7-week Couch To 5K is almost complete, and it's never too late to jump in! Join us at any time, and help spread the word to invite more people to check it out. The program culminates with the EBFRW Pride Run (10/14)!

October Movie Night: "Invaders From Mars" - 10/6 - 7PM
Chris Neal is taking the helm as awesome Movie Night host for October! Food at 7; show at 8. RSVP to Chris at by Thursday, October 5th. $5 contribution for members; $10 for nonmembers. Learn more here.

Miss Our Official Uniform Order? Gear Up For Fall & Winter With Additional SFFR Merchandise!
While our orders are currently closed for our official team uniforms, you can always purchase our additional merchandise to gear up for the holidays! Bob Callori will be taking orders from 10/1-10/29 to get bulk order discounts on merchandise from our online store. Check out last year's design, the garments available, and how to order 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. Deadline to nominate an organization is October 15th as we will likely hear from them during Bagel Brunch on the 21st.

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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