February MARS Blahs

Winter continues on MARS but that has not stopped us. 

The Hilly Chilly Half MARSathon is Sunday February 22, 2015.  Bib pick up at 8:30 at Pierre’s house, race start 09:00 am.  Details here.  Runners can bring their own water bottles with their preferred in race nutrition and it will be taken to the turnaround point on Limberlost Rd.  

Registration for Craftsbury Outdoor Center’s High School Running Camp is underway.  MARS will take local high schoolers, departing in the morning of June 27 and returning in the evening July 4.  Click here for details.

A large number of Muskokans and MARS club members are heading to Hamilton for the Around The Bay 30K road race March 29.  Click here for details.

Our friends at the Limberlost Challenge have another event, March 7.  Click here for details.

The MARS Spring Fun Run series will start Thursday April 30.  The series will run each week for 10 weeks, starting at 5:30 pm.  Each week there will be a fun run / race of varying distances, all under 10km.  Stay tuned here for details.

Regular MARS runs continue Tuesdays/Thursdays/Sundays.  See TeamSnap website for details (only club members have access).  Club memberships are $25.  Forms can be downloaded at this website and payments are made at The SportLab.

Join the fight to have equality for girls running in high school by sending a letter to OFSAA.  See attached letter for details.  In Ontario and most of Canada, girls in high school run shorter distances than boys.  There is no reason to this and the Ontario Federation of Secondary Schools Athletic Association has refused to remedy this situation.

See you on the roads…..

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