Friday, June 26, 2015

RochesterFest Mile & More!

  • RochesterFest 1-Mile  -- Tonight, Friday at 6:05pm on the parade route!  What a great way to race a mile!   Registration is from 5-5:45pm.  Team R.E.D. members race for just $10!  - This event supports the YMCAs Camp Olson! 
  • Get your Rear In Gear - Saturday July 27th - This 5K raises funds for Colon Cancer Awareness.  Team R.E.D. has multiple members impacted by Colon Cancer.  Get out and race for a great cause, and support each other!  More info at
  • Zumbro River Community Festival - Saturday July 27th - There's still time to help support Camp Victory at the Zumbro River Community Festival!  You can sign up to volunteer at the following link..   or head out there to take part in the fun!  Lots of activities for all ages!   
  • Coyote Games Outdoor Challenge - Saturday July 27th - Another fun event is taking place on Saturday, and that's the Coyote Games Outdoor Challenge... there are all sorts of events starting at 8am!  Check it out
  • Marathon and Half Marathon Training Long Run - Saturday July 27th - The long runs from the RAC have restarted for Saturday mornings.  Meet at the RAC at 7am and get your miles in with a great group! You do not need to be a member of the RAC, Track Club, Team R.E.D. or any other group for that matter, just bring a $1 donation to help offset the cost of Gatorade / snacks and get your run on!  
  • Off Season Striders meets July 28th at 8am - The OSS group is out and about, this time from Dunn Bros on Elton Hills Drive. Come have a run, and stay for coffee/breakfast! 


Beer Mile - Thursday July 16th - Online registration is now available!  You can register to run, spectate or volunteer!  Our event is benefiting the Byron Community Foundation!  Register at   There are a couple things new to the beer mile this year!  
  • Awards for Best Costumes!  Get wild with your outfit and make it even more fun!    
  • One lucky pre-registered participant will win $25, that's right, straight cash! 

Torchlight 5K - Bus, Race & Dance!  - July 22nd
Be sure to contact Dan Mesenburg at if you're planning to ride the bus to the Torchlight 5K on July 22nd.  This is a great event, and part of the USA Track & Field club series.   
  • $15 per person including roundtrip motor coach transportation from Rochester and Byron and drinks on the bus  
  • Lv Rochester (locationto be determined) 4:30pm
  • Lv Byron (Bears Den) 5:00pm
  • Ar Basilica of Saint Mary 6:30pm
  • Run to the finish line across the old stone arch bridge.
  • Dancing & party til 9:30pm
  • Lv St Anthony Main 9:40pm
  • Ar Byron (Bears Den) 11:00pm
  • Ar Rochester 11:30pm

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