Volunteer Opportunities and issues Other News
World Police & Fire Games –
The World Police and Fire Games (WPFG) - http://fairfax2015.com - is a international sporting event that occurs every other year. In 2015, it is being held in Fairfax County and Reston Town Center will be the "athletes village". The event includes a half-marathon, a 5K cross-country run, a 10K cross-country run, and a triathlon. Reston Runners is coordinating the use half marathon and both cross-country events. WE NEED VOLUNTEERS. Both cross country events are on Tuesday, June 30, the Triathlon is on Friday, July 3, and the Half Marathon is on Sunday, July 5.
The WPFG requires that all volunteers register through their website (http://fairfax2015.com) Our Club management would like a "show of hands" on how many of our own people will be willing to volunteer for the events that Reston Runners is supporting. Please click here to do so. Thank you!
Reston Runners Offers Finish Line/Timing Services
Reston Runners provides finish line services, including:
Reston Runners Board of Directors - 2015
Congratulations to the incoming 2015 Board of Directors. Thanks to the outgoing members: Bill D'Agostino, Mary Klaff, Mary Goebel, Jenny Trojan, and Brian Kent for their service to the club.
Easy Ways to Help Our Reston Runners Community Fund:
First: From from Our Friends at Glory Days Grill:
WHAT: A Great-Tasting Fundraising Event!
Bring your neighbors, friends, and relatives, because the 10% applies to the total food bill. Simply ask your server for a copy of your guest check. Save your guest checks and give them to Bill D'Agostino or to a Reston Runners or Community Fund Board member.
Second: Just shop online at Amazon, AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Reston Runners Community Fund. Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-4519579 and support RRCF every time you shop. Amazon will send their matching contribution to RRCF to continue to support your local community of runners. Share the Amazon link with family and friends to help RRCF support even more runners. Just make sure you use the above link to access Amazon!
Sunday Water Support
Join RR on Thursday Night Runs
Join club members for a run or walk on Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. These 50-minute events start and end at the Potomac River Running store in Reston Town Center: The course is out (toward the west) for 25 minutes and http://www.restonrunners.org/index.php/best-cialis back (25 minutes) on the W&OD Trail. Hydration is available. Be sure to wear reflective gear and/or head lamp.
Keep up With News From RRCA
Our "umbrella" organization, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA), has lots of useful information for runners and running clubs. Browse their site anytime by clicking the RRCA logo at the bottom of this homepage or by going directly to the RRCA homepage.
Reston Runners Club History
Youth in Motion (YIM) - Registration Opens April 13, 2015
Look here 2015 YIM program information. Plan to Volunteer! (If registering 2 or more children, use "Group" Registration option)
Women's Distance Festival 5K - June 20, 2015
Registration is Open!
For Race information and to sign up, Click here.
Women's Training Program (WTP) Registration is Closed
Again this year, a cadre of Reston Runners and club volunteers participated in the JFK 50 Mile Race on November 22, 2014.
Congratulations to all runners who showcased their abililties and fortitude! Highlights included both Anna Bradford and www.roportajdeposu.com Jim Bradford
completing their 20th JFK50 races, and Diane Lathom her 10th.
For a photo sample from the event, please click JFK50 Photos (Main photo credit: Kevin Hart).
Finish times: Click Here.
W&OD Trail Clean Up - March 18, 2015
Reston Runners sponsors a portion of the W&OD trail and a sign is strategically placed just west of the trail’s crossing Old Reston Parkway. As a sponsor, we have the responsibility
to clean up our section 4 times a year. On March 18th, a stalwart group oi Reston Runners performed this important Community Service.
RR Merchandise on sale at Potomac River Running
Potomac River Running now has Reston Runners merchandise for sale at their store in Reston Town Center. You can buy the same shirts and singlets there that we have been selling at our run/walks. The products are prices so that, with your 10% discount for being a member of Reston Runners, you pay the same. (The only difference is that the state requires PRR to collect sales tax.)
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