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Dauntless RMR Training Group - February 22, 2020

Women's Training Program (WTP)

While it is still Winter, Spring, and Reston Runners 2020 classic training program run by women, for women 16 and older, are not that far away. REGISTRATION opens March 13, 2020. You can enter your email now and get a reminder.

 

 

Annual Meeting & New Board of Directors

Thanks to everyone who took part in the Club's Annual Meeting and dinner on February 15, 2020 where the new Board of Directors for 2020 was introduced. You can see the officers and other Board members  HERE. Thanks also to Luz Blakney for producing the slide show at the meeting which highlighted Club members and activities during the previous year. PHOTOS (Photo credit: Pablo Raffo).

VIEW Reston Runners 2019 Finanacial Summary. 

 

 Logo Contest

The logo overall winner was  Damien DeAntonio.  Finalists were Selemon Getachew and Aleena Edwards. Thanks to all entrants, and to Calin Clinton and Mary Shedlock for managing the competition to update the Club Logo.

 

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Seeking qualified  person to prepare Reston Runners Tax return 

Are you familiar with tax preparation, and interested in helping your running club?  The Club is seeking a qualified person willing to prepare our annual tax return and 501(c)(3) statement, due in April.  This once annual task can be completed in a few hours on your own schedule.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Membership Renewal Time!

Are you current? Check the Roster . Questions/problems? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the Membership Coordinator. Support your Club and RENEW HERE.  

Runners Marathon of Reston

The Runners Marathon of Reston is now accepting your application to volunteer for this race. The race depends on volunteers; and volunteers’ competence and enthusiasm have gone a long way to burnishing the already stellar reputation of this race.  Click here to sign up.

 

Many thanks to Donna & Mike for again hosting our festive annual Holiday celebration.!

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Annual Thanksgiving Run at Lake Fairfax Park (Photo courtesy of Maurice Fliess)

Social Media -  for Run/Walkers

One of our members has opened an Instagram account geared to our Run/Walking group. Check it out if interested:https://www.instagram.com/mollysmodsquad/ 

 

Dogwood School 5K 

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Reston Runners was pleased to be the sponsor, through our Reston Runners Community Fund, of the Dragon Dash at Dogwood Elementary School, FCPS this morning. This 5k was a fundraiser to move Dogwood toward accreditation as an International Baccalaureate primary years program school. For more information about our community fund see our website at http://rrcommunityfund.org/. Shown here are Reston Runners Community Fund President Mike McCord with Dogwood Elementary Assistant Principals Jamie Gadley and Stephanie Guffain and Principal Mie Devers. These dedicated school administrators not only organized the event but served as course sentries for the run. If you have a suggestion for other local activities or organizations that should be considered for RRCF support, please contact the RRCF board at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

October 27, 2019 - Sunday Run/Walk

A small, but hardy group, undeterred by the rain, maintains the Reston Runner tradition of Club runs in any weather; as many of our friends are running the Marine Corps Marathon in DC. Thanks to Catherine Nelson and Tim Smith for the course water.

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Halloween Potluck Breakfast - October 26, 2019 

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At Marcy's following the Saturday Run/Walk. Click on the picture for a selection of photos. Wishing Good Luck to all participants in tomorrow's Marine Corps Marathon.

 

Non-Members & Guests

Non-members and guests are welcome  at Reston Runners runs, walks, and activities, but Reston Runners, its officers, and members assume no liability in conjunction with their participation. By taking part, agreement with the following liability waiver applies. 


 

Water Support

Water and Gatorade are provided on our Sunday runs by volunteers like all our Club activities. Please consider helping with this important role, particularly as the weather warms and calls for additional supplies. The Club provides all supplies. Please contact the Water Coordinator  by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.to volunteer or with any questions.  

 

 


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Liven up your week with Reston Runner evening runs on Tuesdays at 6:30pm from OneLife Fitness in Reston, and Thursdays evenings from
Potomac River Running (PRR) in Reston Town Center also at 6:30 pm.

Antelope Canyon 50 Miler - Read a great race report by Emmett Delaney

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Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Minutes are available HERE.

Membership Renewal 

Thanks to all renewing members!  If you haven't already, please check your membership status and renew HERE.YMCA new members  discount rates for Reston Runners: 15% discount. Family, 2 adults and full time students $95 per month, 65+ senior couple $72 per month.  8 per month, 65+ senior couple $65 per month.

 

Member Survey ResultsThank you to everyone who participated in the member survey. Your feedback is essential to providing the best membership experience. Please VIEW the detailed results and contact any board member with comments or questions. Actions taken already include a new system for the weekly eNews letter, and redoing the website to make it more readable on mobile devices. In general, members expressed strong support for all the Club programs. These depend entirely on volunteers. . There was interest in a Winter training program. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. us if you can help with this or any program!


Reston Runners on Social Media - A Great Way to Share & ConnectReston Runners is on Social Media, a great way to stay informed and participate. From popular sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Meet Up, to Strava where you can upload and share runs. For more info, click HERE

Running Form - Tips From Runner’s World  and Other Sources.

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Photo Archives - Take A Stroll Down Memory Lane - Remember the Good Times!

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Click on the photo or go to the top menu "Resources" and pull down to select "Gallery" to see club events of fun, friends, and fitness.


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