Cold, Wind and Hot Tubs on MARS!

Another cold and snowy week on MARS has not stopped local runners from training.

Workouts continued with Fartlek/Tabata on Tuesday, Tempo Run Thursday and a long run followed by hot tubbing Sunday.

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Workouts continue this week with our first Hill workout of this training cycle Tuesday morning, a Stride workout Thursday and a Progression Thirds Run Sunday.  Details of all workouts can be found at our TeamSnap website.  Join the club and you will be sent an invitation to TeamSnap.  Details on membership can be found here.  After January 31, any previous members who have not renewed their memberships will be removed from TeamSnap.

Registration is open for the Chilly Hilly Half MARSathon February 22.  Registration closes February 20.  Details can be found here.

Huntsville Hoya alumni, Ben Forestell, had a great result at an invitational indoor Track Meet in Sherbrooke, placing first in the 3000m in 9:00.  Congratulations to Ben!

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Registration for the Craftsbury Outdoor Center’s High School XC Running Camp (June 28-July 4, 2015)  is open and is filling fast.  If you are interested in going, let Pierre Mikhail know to reserve a spot in our vans then contact Craftsbury after completing their online form. We will depart the morning June 27 and return late July 4.  Registration details can be found here.  One great way to have a great XC season is to do some running in spring and summer.  Cross country is a summer sport played in the fall.

It’s time to introduce you to MARS runner, Dan Quigg.  Dan joined the club in mid 2014 and has been a mainstay ever since.  Dan loves to run long, really long.  Here’s what you need to know about Dan:

Nickname: Dan in Real Life

Weaknesses: Distances Less Than 50K

Favourite Races: 50 Milers

Pre-Workout Rituals: Smiling While Rocking His Badass Beard

End of Run Rituals: Finding Lost Car Keys, Eating Rogue Berries

2015 Running Goals: Win Limberlost Challenge, Start so far ahead of Troy that he wins The Chilly Hilly Half MARSathon, Run When It’s Warm Outside, Never Ever Run On A Treadmill

Favourite Quote(s): “Seriously, that’s it?”, “Another 10K anyone?”.

Dan Quigg rocking MARS glasses post race

Dan Quigg rocking MARS glasses post race

See you on the roads….

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