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Your SFFR Week 11/12-11/19

11/11/2018, 1:00pm PST
By Liem Nguyen

Welcome to 2018! Here is your weekly dose of all things FrontRunners:

Thanks/Recap From Last Week:
 Congratulations to Gender Spectrum! Gender Spectrum is our 2019 PRIDE Run beneficiary. Thank you everyone for voting. 

Thank you, Fred Fox, for hosting our November movie night. Did yall hear about our End of the Year party? 

1) 2019 SFFR Board Candidate Speeches + Free Bagel Brunch- 11/17 @10am
After the regular run, stay to hear candidates for the 2019 board make their platform statements. Photos of the candidates and their written statements will be published on the website. We will also include videos of candidate speeches.  Remember, platform statements and photos are also due to nominations committee on 11/17. Nominations close on 11/24. Click HERE to see the current nominations 

Jimmy Deans were so popular last time so we will be serving them again. Get them while they are still hot next Saturday morning. 

2) Thanksgiving Morning Run - 11/22 - 10AM - McLaren Lodge in Golden Gate Park
Thanksgiving Day is a day for tradition, and one of those traditions is our T-Day morning run starting from McLaren Lodge in Golden Gate Park. This year, you've got choices:  a woodsy two-mile jaunt or a five-mile run down JFK to the beach and back. Chuck Louden will be on hand to lead the two-mile run for us. For those who don't have to take right off to grandma's house for a feast, you are invited to do brunch at Crepevine on Irving St (if open) or Philz’s on Castro for coffee afterward.

 

3) END OF THE YEAR PARTY- 12/01/2018 - 6pm-9pm @ SF LGBT Center
SFFR invites you to come to our party of the year. We are expecting 125+ queer runners, athletes, and professionals to attend; plenty of opportunity to meet new people and make new friends. 

Kennedy Davenport and Chi Chi Davayne, two talented drag queens from Rupaul's Drag Race, will be headlining the event. Alcohol and hot Hors D'oeuvres will be included.

In addition, we will be revealing big plans for 2019. 

$60 for members, and $70 for non-members. 

Buy tickets from our official website (www.sffr.org), Venmo (SFFrontRunners), or cash/check to either me or Rick A. Email me if you have any questions at president@sffr.org. 

4) The Election Committee has been selected. 
If you are interested in running for the SFFR 2019 Board, then please email lambda.man@mac.com. Feel free to ask any questions to the following members: Ned M., Dominic P., Gary P., Brennan B., and Steve K.

Here is a time line,

2019 SFFR Board Nominations Calendar:
Wed 10/31 - Last day to sign up for membership in order to qualify to vote.
Sat 11/17 - Candidate speeches at Stow Lake. Platform statements and photos are due to nominations committee.
Sat 11/24 - Nominations close.
Sat 12/1 - Annual Celebration and winners announced.

On The Horizon - Upcoming SFFR News/Events Beyond This Week

  • None at the moment

Do you have a burning itch to add something to the newsletter? Well, SFFR will now take submissions!

If you are interested in submitting an event to the newsletter, please click 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 board@sffr.org with your ideas!

Enjoy your week!

Events Supported by SFFR 

1) Bryant St. Sports Basement Shopping Spree- 12/5 from 6pm-9pm
"Save the Date for a Shopping Spree at Sports Basement located at 1590 Bryant St, SF. All Tier members will get 20%off. Discussions are in progress for proceeds going towards our chosen 2019 Pride Run beneficiary. More info to follow after Dec 10 when the beneficiary is announced. Contact Reggie Snowden at snowdenreggie@gmail.com for questions." Bob C. Click HERE to see our full calendar.

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