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Red9Runners October 2010 Newsletter

Red9Runners October 2010 Newsletter

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Published by Patrick Albert
The Sept 2010 newsletter for the Red9Runners. A running group located in Maryville, Illinois.
The Sept 2010 newsletter for the Red9Runners. A running group located in Maryville, Illinois.

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Published by: Patrick Albert on Oct 03, 2010
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Check out the fabulous Running and Racing Report. Our runners were very active this pastmonth with lots of races, PRs and awards. Our Young Runners and First 5K participants alsocompleted their goal race at the Italian Fest 5K! Details are on page 4.We will be holding a Fall Meeting and New Member Night on Tuesday, October 12th at 6:30 p.m.We will be discussing future club plans for the rest of 2010 and into 2011. PowerBar sampleswill be available to all who attend the meeting. We have lots of new members so this will be agreat opportunity for everyone to get to know each other a little better. Hope you can make it.We need a few more volunteers to fully staff the water stop at the Fred Winters Memorial 5K /10K on Saturday, October 9th. If you are available to help, please talk with Miriam or Cheri sowe can provide you with additional details regarding where and when to meet that morning. If
you haven’t worked a water stop previously, it is lots of fun and this is a very worthy cause.
The marathon and half marathon training program will be kickingoff soon. See the flyer on page 10 for further details on howyou can train with the group for Go! St. Louis 2011. Have afriend who wants to go the distance, invite them to join you.Training starts December 4, 2010.Good Luck to everyone racing this month!Happy Running!
October 2010
What’s Inside
2 Runner Profile3 Upcoming Events4 Running & RacingReport5-8 Race Calendar9 Fall Mtg. New Member Night10 Marathon & Half MarathonTraining Program
Runner Profile
Featured Runner - Erick Larson
When/Why did you start Running?
Loose weight
Miles last week:
Favorite Distance?
Hmmm 3 miles for years, but I am really starting to love the 7 mile run.
Your first Race:
(after high school) Italian Fest 1991
Your last Race:
Italian Fest 2010
Favorite Race?
Go! Journey
Your mantra is:
“My God is an awesome God”
Favorite food before a race or long run?
Gooey butter cake.
Favorite Gadget?
Something “strange” you always need on a run?
When I am running a competitive race, I carry mylucky coin. I need all the luck I can get.
Amount of races you've done in your life?
Amount of races you've done this year?
When I can't run, I...
Complain. When I can run I complain. When I don’t run I get real hyper, when I run I complain that
everyone runs by me.
Music or no Music?
If yes, favorite music:
I have to have music when I run, darude...sandstorm, eifel 5...blue song &naturally Bob Dylan is my music idol.
Favorite book?
Born to Run.
Favorite Movie?
Crocodile Dundee.
Favorite Runner?
Tom Richter from the Y (Jim Fixx as a pro).
Favorite brand of apparel?
Under Armour.
Favorite brand of shoes?
How many pairs of running shoes do you have?
Fuel on long run or race is:
Body fat (I have plenty, I can share).
Last/current injury:
Plantar fasciitis and a heel spur. Doctors in 1995 said I would never run again!!!
PR you're most proud of:
an article from the YMCA about me being a spin class instructor.
Next Challenge ahead:
Full marathon.
A Goal further ahead you'd like to get to someday:
Run any length of run in a real time.
 Why do you run?
I owned my own business & have a tremendous amount of pressure. Two minutes into any run, I for-
get that pressure and “I’m running on empty.” While I am running one of my good runs, I feel I can conquer anything.
No alibis work. It is just you and the road!
Lewis & Clark Full and Half Marathon - October 3,2010.
14 red9runners will be taking on the final Lewis& Clark Marathon and Half Marathon this upcomingSunday. Come out to St. Charles on Sunday to helpcheer them on.
Fred Winters Memorial 5K/ 10k - Saturday, October 9, 2010.
The red9runners will be
staffing a water stop at the Fred Winter’s Memorial Run. We still need volunteers to help
with the water stop on race day. See Miriam or Cheri for details.
Fall Meeting and New Member Night - Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us inthe Pool Viewing Room at the CMT YMCA to plan ahead for the rest of 2010 and 2011.
O’Fallon YMCA Fall Finale 5k / 10k /15k
- October 23, 2010.
Be sure not to miss this Ycup series race.
St. Louis Track Club Half Marathon - November 7, 2010.
This is a hilly fun half that startsand ends in Clayton, MO.
Run 4 Kids 30K Relay - November 13, 2010.
This run benefits the Christian ActivityCenter. We are looking to put together a team or two for this 30k relay consisting of two5k legs and two 10k legs. See Miriam or Cheri if you are interested in a team.
Alton River Road Run - Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 27th, 2010 -
This race isa holiday tradition. Join your fellow red9runners to burn off the Thanksgiving feast!
Go! St. Louis Marathon and Half Marathon, April 10, 2011 -
Whether its your first ortwenty-
first event, we’ll help you get ready for race day. Look for a training program to
start up in December. Registration for the race opens on September 1, 2010.
Flying Pig Marathon - May 1, 2011.
This fun and hilly full and half marathon is our desti-nation event for 2011. Make plans now to attend and join in on the fun!www.flyingpigmarathon.com.
UpcomingEvents / Races

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