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Weekly Announcements Nov. 6th 2019

Hello Striders! Congrats to:

If you or anyone you know has run a PR or had a significant accomplishment, please let me know!

Mill Cities! WE NEED YOU! Yes you! We will be defending our 11th straight Mill Cities Championship on Dec 8th. We need everyone – doesn’t matter your pace – YOU CAN help us win. We are currently in need of runners in all age groups Last year we had over 120 club members competing, it was a COMPLETE team victory. Every Runner Counted, Every Point Counted. All club members are eligible to compete and there is no cost to participate. Sign up here: https://forms.gle/yGA8ETtMap1opPz49

You have only a few more days to preorder your Striderwear! Orders are due by Friday 11/8! Visit https://mintprintworks.printavo.com/merch/gatecitystriders/?code=gatecitystriders&current_store_id=3659&page=1

Weekly Pennichuck group runs have started! Leave from the back of the Pennichuck Middle School at 6pm sharp. Need Headlamp and reflective vest. Questioning why you’re running up Deerhaven optional 🙂

The 21st Annual Novemberfest Race, Raffle, and Party will be held on Sunday November 24, 2019 at 11:33 am at Martha’s Exchange and Brewery. Valuable raffle prizes include ski lift tickets to Mt. Sunapee, jewelry from Cardin Jewelers, gift certificates from Fleet Feet Nashua and Goodales Bike Shop, golf equipment from Tulley BMW, mystery door prizes, and much more. Runners will also receive 2 draft beers, thanks to Martha’s Exchange, by making a small donation to the Nashua Children’s Home. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in 10-year age groups and special prizes will be awarded for the best costumes.Don’t miss out on the fun. Sign up at http://www.lightboxreg.com/novemberfest_2019

The Gate City Striders historically receives a number of Boston Marathon entries from the BAA which entitle you to run the most famous marathon in the world without having to qualify! We have revamped our selection process and invite all club members to apply. Applicants will be evaluated on four major categories, including volunteering, participation, racing, and being a leader in the club. For more information on the process and to apply, visit http://gatecity.org/boston-bibs/

We have a few volunteer opportunities coming up:PAL can always use a few extra hands, please contact Jen Jordan or Tom Cassetty if you are interested in helping out.

On Nov 16th, we’ll need some volunteers to help out at the Wolf Hollow 10 miler in Nashua. Please sign up here:
https://forms.gle/V24G6ACAdTv5iwen9

Novemberfest on November 24th will need a few volunteers as well, please contact Bob Thompson if you are interested.

Events:
Nov 10th – XC – USATF New England Championships – Franklin Park
Nov 11th – Speaker Night – PEAK
Nov 16th – Wolf Hollow 10 miler – Mine Falls, Nashua, NH
Nov 23rd – XC – Rachel’s Run – Tyngsboro, MA
Nov 24th – Novemberfest, Nashua, NH
Dec 8th – Mill Cities Relay – Nashua -> Lawrence
Jan 5th – Start of Freeze Your Buns Series

Take care and see you on the roads!

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