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Weekly Announcements Nov. 4th , 2022

Hello Striders!

Congrats to Allison Belliveau for a new Half Marathon PR

Congrats to Maggie Brice for coming in 2nd overall at the Franconia Notch Half

Congrats to Paul Donovan on a new Half Marathon PR

Congrats to Andrew Bragg for a new Half Marathon PR

If you or someone you know has had a significant race accomplishment, please let me know! stephenrrouleau@gmail.com

Mill Cities is back! Dec 4th

We need YOU to help us defend our Mill Cities Championship. Sign-up by Wednesday. No cost for members.

We aim to have the teams created by Early November.

https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSejXNEMnvZ…/viewform…

INTERESTED IN HELPING DRIVE THE DIRECTION OF THE CLUB?

We’re looking for new board members for terms starting in March 2023. Contact me or a current board member if you’re interested in joining. Positions also available that do not require attending meetings.

We’re also looking for a Co-coordinator for Fitness University and a Volunteer Coordinator for Freeze Your Buns. Please let me know if you are interested.

Winter Training Tips Presentation & Injury/Pain Screenings

Join us November 17th at CPTE in Nashua for Winter Training Tips and Injury/Pain Screenings. CPTE was part of our Health and Wellness night and are a sponsor of Novemberfest. See you there!

Novemberfest

The Novemberfest race returns on November 20th! This a fun race starting precisely at 11:33am thru the trails of Mine Falls benefiting the Nashua Childrens Home. We do need some volunteers for this race, please reach out to race director Bob Thompson if you are interested in helping out.

Register today at: http://www.lightboxreg.com/novemberfest_2022

NEGP

THe last New England Grand Prix race is November 13th. The BIGSteps 5k in Needham. Contact Suzanne Barker if you have any questions.

Pennichuck Group Runs

The Pennichuck group runs on Wednesday night thru the slightly hilly (ok really hilly) neighborhood by Pennichuck middle school will be starting shortly. Stay tuned for more info.

Annual Awards Dinner

Amanda Naro has released the nomination form for this next year’s awards. Nominate those who you think should win each award! We’ll announce the winners at our annual awards dinner coming up in late January 2023! https://gatecity.org/competition-awards/

Boston Marathon ByPass numbers!

The club has been awarded 4 numbers to enter the 2023 Boston Marathon. Stay tuned for more information on how to apply to get one of those numbers. Current eligibility requirements: https://gatecity.org/boston-bibs/

CALENDAR

– November 13 – 5 km – BIGGSteps 5K, Needham MA – USATF New England Grand Prix

– November 17th – Winter Training Tips and Injury/Pain Screenings at CPTE Nashua

– November 20th – Novemberfest – Nashua

– December – Mill Cities Relay! – Nashua -> Lawrence

Stay tuned! Much more to come!

Take care and see you on the roads!

Stephen Rouleau
President
Gate City Striders