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Chabot Trail Race 2/16, Pride Run, and More!

02/13/2019, 11:15am PST
By Liem Nguyen

Welcome to 2019! Here is your weekly dose of all things FrontRunners:

Thanks/Recap From Last Week:
Thank you to John Brown for hosting February's movie night last week.  

Alright team, our first SFFR team race is this Saturday. Wishing everyone the best and I'll see you there. We are still in the beginning of the year so no expectations for anyone to peak. It will be great practice.  

1) First SFFR Race as a TEAM! Chabot Trail 5k Race- February 16 9:15 am
Everyone is welcome to be part of our Cross Country/Road Racing Team. Similar structure to the Trial Run we had last Saturday except everyone will be in our SFFR uniforms and run as one team! All SFFR runners will be recorded for internal purposes, and Top 7 of each division will be recognized again. SFFR photographers will be there to capture every moment. SFFR will warm-up together as a team. 

Team warm up is at 8:30 AM. Please register on your own for the 5k. There isn't a team option yet. This is our chance to build our reputation within the running community.

There will be a google spreadsheet coordinating transportation for anyone needing a ride or who has extra seats in their car. If you have extra seats or in need of a ride, please visit this SPREADSHEET!

Please plan on arriving there around 8:30 am. Our 5k race starts at 9:15 am and we will start our team warm up at 8:30 am. Driving address is ...

17930 Lake Chabot Road
Castro Valley, CA 94546

2) Pride Run 2019 Logo Competition - 40th Year!
PRIDE RUN 2019 (40th Anniversary!) Logo Design Submission - By March 1, 2019. Do you want to be our SFFR designer for this year's official Pride Run 2019 logo? We are taking design submissions and the Pride Run Committee will choose the logo that best represents the 2019 Pride Run spirit, in its 40th year! The logo will be featured on all promotional materials, online, and on participant T-shirts. This is your design! Submit your logo design to vp@sffr.org by March 1!

3) PRIDE Run Committee Meeting - 2/18 7pm-9pm @ SF Sports Basement
Join us at our next Pride Run 2019 Committee Meeting to help plan and celebrate our 40th Pride Run this June. Dinner will be provided. Meet us on the fifth floor of Sports Basement at 1590 Bryant Street.

Volunteer Opportunities! 
+ The SFFR Cross Country/Road Racing team is looking for photographers and sport managers! Our first event will be on Saturday Jan. 26th. We could use an extra hand with record keeping and setting up our Jimmy Dean's Brunch. Email board@sffr.org if interested. 

+Quarterly newsletter search for contributors by Reggie S. We are looking for members interested in submitting articles for a quarterly Newsletter. If you are interested, please contact Reggie Snowden @snowdenreggie@gmail.com

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

  • The SFFR 2019 Race Circuit is below. The race circuit is meant for team racing. However, feel free to run any races you desire! If you are running an event outside of the team races, feel free to submit your times HERE so we can share them.   
  • SFFR Trial Run #2 is scheduled for March 16 at our Saturday morning run. 

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!

Members' Call Out!
1) Women's Run - 2/21 @TBD This is a call out for members that are interested in a women's run. If you have    friends or you are interested, please contact Reggie Snowden for more information @snowdenreggie@gmail.com

2) PRIDE Run- Understudies NEEDED! Garrett H. and Christian V. have played key roles in our annual PRIDE Runs. Both have served on the PRIDE Run committee for many consecutive years. They are looking to make a smooth exit but need at least two understudies to pass the baton. If you are looking to play a vital role in our iconic annual PRIDE Run, please email board@sffr.org!

Enjoy your week!

*** BAY TO BREAKERS TEAM DISCOUNT*** Use promo code "SFFR5" to receive a SFFR discount. I managed to persuade the manager (wink*). 

***SAN FRANCISCO MARATHON DISCOUNT*** Will work for all distances. Use promo code "FITNESSSF" for 15% off. Building those connections, yo. 

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