Monday, May 29, 2017

Great Work at the Med City Marathon!

All of the runners seemed to enjoy themselves andwhile they started with a tail wind aiding the runners out of Byron, the Sun exposure took a toll on some.  One thing undisputed, the weather was perfect for a fun post race party with Nite Shift!

Another great piece of event was seeing so many Team R.E.D. members supporting Reggie's daughter Natalie.  Team R.E.D. had plans to circle up with Natlalie at the 2 hour pacer sign.. but we got into the corral a bit late.  It all worked out pretty nicely, as many found each other along the course!   

The Oeltjen family was out in force, as were many of their friends.  Along the course, KAAL TV captured a surprise visit from some of her friends! She the following link for the story....

Dave, Jeremy, Natalie, Paul, Sarah, Kristine, Angela, and Oliver rolling down the hill! 

Arrangements for Reggie are as follows... Team R.E.D. has sent flowers.

Visitation:  4-8pm Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church in Stewartville
Funeral:  11am Wednesday at Zion Lutheran Church in Stewartville


We had two new members added to Team R.E.D. during the expo.. and a handful of renewals! - The official renewal process starts during the Beer Mile on July 20th.  - speaking of the Beer Mile - register now and use discount code MEDCITYMARATHON to receive 10% off your registration!

Here's a look at your new teammates!  Welcome Jen and Mark!  Jen is also a member of the Chatty Chicks.. and I was able to spot Mark along the Med City course on Saturday... Welcome to both of you!

Here's a look at what's happening this upcoming week.  It includes a Team R.E.D. Hosted race and a Byron Cross Country Hosted race! Remember for all group 'runs' - walkers are always welcome!

Tuesday 6:15pm:  It's a preview of the Mason Run @ Chester Woods!  Meet at the parking lot near the beachhouse. Get some miles in.. and bring along your favorite beverage to stick around for a bonfire and social!  - June 3 is race day... 5K, 10 Mile and 50K are all still open for registration!
Tuesday 9pm:  The Night Owls continue to roll along the Douglas Trail! - Join the fun crew at the trailhead parking lot near IBM.  This group takes it out and back and welcomes newcomers to the scene!
Wednesday 6pm:  It's speed work on the track in Byron.  Join us behind the Middle School at 601 4th St SW in Byron.  Don't be intimidated by the word "speed"... as everyone will have their own pace for the workout.. and everyone will be getting faster!
Thursday 6pm:  Team R.E.D. returns to the Bears Den in Byron.  This original home of R.E.D. is always ready to make sure our post walk or run is set for fun! - Join us!
Friday 4-6:30pm:  Packet Pickup for the Mason Run at TerraLoco - you can still register online, and if you use promo code MEDCITYMARATHON you'll receive 10% off! - You can also register at Terraloco and/or 1 hour prior to the race on race day.

  • Saturday 6am:  50K Mason Run @ Chester Woods! 
  • Saturday 8am:  5K Mason Run @ Chester Woods!
  • Saturday 8:15am:  10 Mile Mason Run @ Chester Woods!
Sunday 8am:  I anticipate an Off Season Striders run... but haven't seen the location yet. We'll update when we know. 
Sunday 1pm:  The Donut Run in support of Byron Cross Country. For every donut you eat along the course, you get a discount off your finish time!  Fun stuff!    Funds raised here help us take a 4 day training trip, and keep it totally affordable to make sure 100% of the athletes can go! - Please consider registering or making at donation at the following link.

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