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ANNOUNCEMENTS SUBMIT ANNOUNCEMENT
 
Deadline: August 22nd —
You may qualify for the 2014 New York City Marathon Local Competitive Start. To be accepted, runners must have run a specific age group qualifying time in a half-marathon or marathon between January 1, 2013 and October 12, 2014. Due to the limited space, only the first 400 runners that meet the qualifications will be accepted. Click on the link (in the title box) for details.
Joel Matalon's Chi Running Clinic #4:  Wed., August 20th 6:30 PM — A Chi Loop, with a couple of surprises, to tie it all together! See how different you feel having adapted the Chi philosophy of running as we run about 6 miles together to recap the Chi Running Series! Click on the link for details and sign-up.

Third Thursday Social:  Thur., August 21st 7:00 for run, 8:00 for drinks — The Third Thursday Social moves into the Park for the summer! Join us after the Flyers Thursday Night Central Park Run in the beautiful courtyard of the Tavern on the Green at West 68th Street inside the Park. Stunning views and great ambiance. Click on the link for details. No sign-up, just come.


End of Summer Brooklyn Brewery TGIFF:  Fri., August 22nd 6:00 PM — As we ramp up for another marathon season, join us Friday, August 22nd at the Brooklyn Brewery for our Second Annual End of Summer TGIFF. All are welcome! It would be a great time to mingle with your fellow Flyers and trade your running secrets. Click on the link for details and sign-up.

Central Park Cleanup:  Sat., August 23th 9:45 AM — The project will be weeding out invasive plant material. For this project, it would be best to wear a hat since this area is in full sun and everyone should wear a close toe shoe since the slope is rather steep. Click on the link for details and sign-up.

Health & Wellness: Micaela Mamede on Yoga:  Mon., August 25th 6:30 PM — Micaela Mamede will be presenting an interactive session demonstrating movements that assist in continuous range of motion and general muscle health and longevity. Class will be foucused on this, as well as maintaining a strong core connection. Click on the link for details and sign-up.
GROUP RUNS
 
Group Runs: Running almost every day —
Did you know that the Flyers have organized group runs almost every day of the week? Click the link above or email the leader for details.
Attention Flyers! We are looking for some of our members to volunteer to coordinate the Thursday night Central Park run on a regular basis. Thanks to Michael R., Pei A., Suzy L., Karin A. and Dave K. for keeping this run going as a mainstay of our weekly schedule. Now we need to get one or more permanent coordinator(s). All interested Flyers, please email Alan Gardner ... thanks in advance!
Day/TimeMeet atLeader
Monday 7:00 PMDowntown: 14th bet. 8th & 9th Anick Jesdanun
Tuesday 6:00 AMCP: 72nd & CPW Francine Alfandary
Wednesday 6:00 AM CP: Engineers' Gate Scott Stelk
Thursday 6:00 AMCP: 72nd & CPW Francine Alfandary
Thursday 7:00 PMCP: Columbus Circle Entrance
Post-run social this week!
Suzy Leon
Saturday 8:00 AMCP: 72nd & East Drive Douglas Runte
 
VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES
 
Volunteer jobs posting: The club is looking for members to volunteer to take on the following positions. Contact Alan Gardner if interested.
  • Club discounts coordinators: responsible for pursuing discount programs with running shoe/gear companies, etc. Discounts must be consistent with our Club’s discount policy, which is posted online.
  • Assistant Design persons: need talented folks who have online graphics skills to assist us with new designs from posters to apparel to web-based postings and more.
  • Health and Wellness presenters: we are embarking on a program of presentations at the New York Running Company store and other venues. The focus will be on health and wellness issues: running form, re-hab, nutrition, etc.
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