Friday, July 24, 2015

Great night!

The first home host evening of the season went off very nicely!  A great turnout and lots of fun was had, once we call finished conquering the hills!  - Thanks to Mike and Diane for hosting!  Very enjoyable, and the pool was perfect!

Here's a look at this weekend...

Saturday 7am:  The Marathon training long run offers a couple of distances, 17 to 18.5.  Meet at the RAC for the route talk, then hit the road!  Remember, bring $1 to help off set the cost of bananas and Gatorade served by wonderful volunteers along the route!  - If you or a family member ever want to volunteer at an aid station for the training run, please contact Lin at

Long run maps are now being published in a new Facebook Group called Rochester-MN Running, it can be found at   Thanks Jim Li for setting this page up!

Saturday 8:30am:  The Rochester Woman's Race takes place at Silver Lake This is a fast course and a fun event... this is also the 36th Annual!  The race has stood the test of time!   More details can be found at
Saturday 8:30am:  Wabasha River Boat Days 5K.  This is a fun race at the river! More details can be found at  contact Dan Mesenburg if you're planning to attend so you can get connected with Team R.E.D. Dan is at
Sunday 8am:  Off Season striders are heading to Brothers Bar & Grill for walk, run and fun! Join this group and log some miles!   As is the routine, park in the back of Brothers for the route talk, pending the weather, sometimes the route chat takes place in the parking lot, and sometimes just inside the back door.

Volunteers Needed!  
Aug 1st -  Team R.E.D. Waterstop for the Douglas Trail 11 Mile - This is a smaller race on the calendar, and the water stop can be staffed by 3 people or so.  You'll get runners twice, on this out and back course.  If interested please contact Tom O'Leary at
Aug 22nd - Team R.E.D. Waterstop for the Scheels Healthy Human Race - Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay and 5K    - If interested, please contact Tom O'Leary at

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