E-news December 14, 2011
by mercypilkington
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Hi runners! I know, I know, it's been a while. So sorry! (on that note, if anyone has a free twenty minutes per week in their schedules, I do need to pass this responsibility on to another organized writing type for the next year!)


***from Tom Griffin

Ran the Chief Ladiga Half-marathon today. The value of running and of holding events like this was demonstrated nicely today. After the race, Tommilynn Meyer had the most radiant glow of satisfaction and pleasure on her face after she completed the race. Great race Tommilynn!

(NOTE: I've heard from several of you in person and a few who even made the newspaper on how much fun you had at the Ladiga Half. Great job to all of you!!!)


First round pick of the Denver Broncos and Alabama running back, Bobby Humphrey, will be on hand to sign autographs from 8:15-9:00 A.M. Frozen feet will start at 9:00 A.M at the Pell City Lakeside Park. The Pell City Mayor and Bobby Humphrey will be the Grand Marshall. The Pell City Coffee Company, Subway, and Waffle House will have refreshments. The 1 Mile Santa Dash will start at 10:00 A.M. If you have any questions e-mail Matthew Brick: mbrick@jsu.edu

  We officially have a 10% discount if we sign up by this Friday, December the 15th.  We can register on active.com with the code ANNISTONRUNNERS  or print out the following application and mail it by the 15th.  You will need to mark that you are an ARC member.   The discount will be $36 for the half and $18 for the 10K.  

They also mentioned if anyone was spending the night, they have a discount rate at the Hilton Garden Inn:

By the way, we have a special rate with the Hilton Garden Inn at $89/night. Here is the link in the event some of your runners need a place to stay: http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/A/AUOAPGI-AUM-20120120/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Info is on facebook as well.  


This is a last minute plea...anyone available to head up the Half Naked Marathon at Ft. McClellan on January 21st? It's a low-key event, would be great for a first-time race director. Email IMMEDIATELY because the race registrations are already coming in!

Have a great week!


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