MARS Winter Program Begins

Winter is here and the MARS winter running program is starting this week.  There is lots going on.  We welcome members of all abilities to join us.

On Tuesday there will be 6:30 am stride workout, meeting at Conroy Track.  On Thursday at noon, we will head out for a long run, departing from the Tim Horton’s on Highway 60.  The first mile will be a social mile.  Saturday morning at 6:30 am we will do a Steady State Run. Location TBA and will be posted on calendar.

In addition, race 2 of the Orillia Snowflake Series is December 15.  Details can be found here.

The Sunday Morning Running Group in Huntsville, Ontario continues to meet every Sunday at 9 am.  Details at their Facebook Page.

Registration for our road trip marathon in Vermont is open.  Why not take a chance and join our road trip?  If you prefer to run less, the Relay Marathon (2-5 member teams) registration opens February 1, 2014.  Details can be found here.  We will depart May 23 and return May 25.

The Masters Indoor Track series begins January 2014.  For those of you who hate running outdoors in winter, why not try one of these races?  Details can be found here.  More details on MARS carpool to some of these races to follow.

Memberships renewals will begin soon.  Memberships and gear will be available through The Sportlab.  Registration forms will be available for download from the Membership tab of our website in the next week.  Our gear is optional but will be greatly improved this year.  Gear options will be available with registration.

MARS is returning to Craftsbury Outdoor Center’s High School Running Camp June 29-July 5.  The club will depart on June 28 with two vans filled with teenagers.  25 high schoolers from around North America will head to Craftsbury to be coached by Olympic Bronze Medalist and Three Time World Cross Country Champion, Lynn Jennings.  In addition to the fantastic running opportunity, this is a gorgeous camp and a great camp experience for teenagers.  Details about the camp can be found here.  You can also contact us through the Contact tab at our website for more details.

Finally, our next Run To The Pub event will happen Thursday December 19 at 4:30 pm (River Mill Park) for a run and 5:30 pm at On The Docks Pub for good cheer.  See you there.  Non members are welcome to try us out that day.


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