Friday, April 15, 2016

Boston Marathon around the bend!

Hey all.. many of our friends are heading to Boston this weekend, to participate in or support others in the Boston Marathon! Wishing safe travel and a great experience to them all!  I'll add a list of Boston Marathoners from Team R.E.D. to the blog this weekend.  Go Boston Runners!

Here's a quick peek at the weekend...

  • Saturday 7:15am:  The Marathon Training long run rolls out of the RAC for 18.5 miles (lesss if you don't loop soldiers field, more if you loop it mulitple times!) - 4 aid stations provided. Please remember to bring $1 to support the aid that is provided! 
  • The Timmkay 5K is also on Saturday - see details in the notes about upcoming races below! 
  • Sunday 8am: Off Season Striders are gathering at the new Hy-Vee along West Circle Dr.  Join this fun group and log some miles! 

The weather is rockin'!  Join us on the track in Byron on Wednesday evenings at 6pm!

Megan & Ellie lead the way with Tom, Todd, Dawn and Brandon holding on

Marv & Dan striding out

Wendy & Ann draw a crowd

Reminders about Upcoming races... one is Saturday! 

  • The Timmay 5K on April 16th!  is benefiting the Gift of Life Transplant House.  What a great gift!  Details can be found at
  • Color Me Now on April 30th! This Color Run is hosted by Team R.E.D. and is a fundraiser for the Byron Community Foundation.  Please see the following link to register - and note, there is family pricing... you can have as many as 6-immediate family members i.e. mom, dad, son(s), daughters(s) register at a highly reduced rate!   

  • Rochester Track Club Spring Classic is set for April 30th! - This race is benefiting Rochester A Better Chance and offers a 15K, 5K and Kids 1 Mile
  • Rockin' Robin Run  May 7th - 5K, 10K and Half Marathon is ready to rock! This event is hosted by our friends at Triton Events and registration is open.  It's going to be a heck of a post race with multiple bands performing!   
  • Med City Marathon always comes through strong! - Join the events on Memorial Day weekend!  Run or volunteer first.. then join the Team R.E.D. Post Race party where we'll have Free Beer and two bands! - Live music from 8am to 2pm!   
  • Chester Woods Mason Run!  Team R.E.D. is hosting this fantastic trail race!  - Join us for the 5K, 10 Mile or 50K!  

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