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Back by Popular Demand: Happy 4th of July

Athens Road Runner‘s

4th of July Shirts

$20.00 Pre-sale through Sunday, June  18, 2017.

Order forms and payment may be delivered to Athens Running Company, Fleet Feet Athens, or to Tino Johnson directly.  Shirt will be available for pickup after June 30, 2017.

 

Back by popular demand ARR patriotic shirts are on sale just in time for the 4th of July.  If you missed purchasing a shirt last year, you know how it feels to not have one of these shirts.  If you purchased a shirt last year, you know how AMAZING it was.  Regardless, you will want to purchase shirt this year for the first or second time.  With two really cool options you may want to purchase both.

For details or to complete an order form to deliver to Athens Running Company, Fleet Feet, or Tino Johnson click the following link: ARR 4th of July 2017 Specialty Shirt Order Form

Global Running Day Picnic – this Wednesday!

This Wednesday, June 7, is Global Running Day! To celebrate, we are having our annual potluck picnic! We have reserved shelter 2 at Memorial Park beginning at 5:30. We will go for a 3-mile run at ~6 PM. Afterward we will eat, drink (water and sports drinks provided), and celebrate the fellowship of running! Please bring a covered dish to share with the group.

See y’all there!

NEW Saturday routes for summer!

Happy National Doughnut Day, y’all! Make sure you carb up for our run tomorrow! We will meet at 7:15 AM in the Bottleworks parking lot behind Hendershot’s to run our *NEW* 3 and 6 mile routes. Come a few minutes early for announcements and to get maps of the new routes – they have lots of water fountain access for summer hydration. Stick around after for conversation and complimentary coffee from Hendershot’s (be sure to tip your barista!).

See y’all tomorrow!

Twilight 5K After Party: Sponsored by Athens Road Runners

Twilight!

One of the biggest weekends of the year in Athens is this weekend.

The Twilight 5K, will kicks off the weekend at 8:30 AM on Saturday, April 29.  The 5K starts and finishes at the corner of Washington Avenue and Lumpkin Avenue in Downtown Athens, GA. This year, the inaugural post-race “Eggs & Kegs” party is sponsored by Athens Road Runners!

All 5K participants will receive breakfast from Biggums BBQ (including eggs, grits, and a biscuit) as well as a Terrapin beer (for participants 21+). Additional breakfast items and beer will be available for cash purchase. There will also be hot Jittery Joe’s coffee and water, and Clif Bar will be on site with product samples.

Awards will take place at 9:30 am on the steps of City Hall.

Online registration has closed, however if you are interested in running late registration will be available Friday night (6:00pm until 9:00pm) and Saturday morning (7:00am) in the lower level of the College Avenue Parking Deck.  If you are not up for the run but are interested in volunteering, your help is appreciated and you may sign up for to volunteer here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090948aeac2ca6fa7-twilight

Top 15 men and top 15 women in the Twilight 5K qualify to compete in the $1000 mile, which will take place Saturday evening at 6:45 pm.

Annual Holiday Party

Save the date for our ARR Holiday Party! On Saturday December 17th, we will gather at the home of Denise and Dan Horton for a potluck style party (815 Boulevard, Athens, GA). Please bring a dish to share and ARR will cover the drinks. Hope to see you all there!

Board Nominations Deadline

Deadline for Board Nominations is tomorrow (December 10)! See information below.

The board of Athens Road Runners is in the process of planning our club’s annual meeting and is collecting names of members interested in serving on the Board. If you are interested in consideration, or if you would like to nominate another member, please send an email to Mary Frances with the subject “ARR board nomination“. All nominations should be current members, so if you would like to be considered and have not yet renewed please do so. There will be several spots open for 2017-2018, so please consider volunteering!

 

Meals on Wheels call for donations

ARR will be continuing our holiday giving campaign. This year we will be giving to Meals on Wheels. If members would like to donate, they cans do so at Saturday runs (cards please) or use the this link.

Care package

We are sending a care package to the Blocks. If members would like to contribute a card they can bring it to Saturday morning run or to the holiday party. Paige will also have cards available for members to sign at the party.

 

Annual meeting call for nominations

The board of Athens Road Runners is in the process of planning our club’s annual meeting and is collecting names of members interested in serving on the Board. If you are interested in consideration, or if you would like to nominate another member, please send an email to Mary Frances with the subject “ARR board nomination”. All nominations should be current members, so if you would like to be considered and have not yet renewed please do so. There will be several spots open for 2017-2019, so please consider volunteering!

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