After almost a month off, we are back on MARs and ready to run. The next MARs workouts are Tuesday December 29 at 6:15 am at Summit Center parking lot (bring headlamps), Thursday December 31 either 6:15 am or 5pm at Summit Center parking lot and January 3 at 7:30 am at Pierre’s house. Members can access the specifics of the workouts at the TeamSnap website. Details about 2016 MARs memberships can be found here.
Looking back on 2015, MARs has lots to celebrate:
78 members in 2015!
4 runners under 2 hours at Around The Bay 30K
8 runners running the Boston Marathon in 2015
2 women under 3 hours in 2015
5th place in the team event at Boston in the Open Women’s race
Third High School trip to Craftsbury Outdoor Center’s High School Cross Country Running Camp (subsidized by club)
27 runners competing at The Canadian Cross Country Championships
15 MARs Fun Runs
The First Annual Half MARsathon
Two Ontario Championship gold medal teams in Cross Country and one Canadian Championship team gold medal.
MARs said goodbye to 2015 with the Second Annual Huntsville Beverage Mile. Mark Sinnige once again won the race and MARs defeated a team of university students. Pierre beat Troy again if anyone is keeping score.
Looking forward, MARs has lots going on in 2016:
MARs sign up day and goal setting session Tuesday January 5 6:30-8:30 pm Independent Grocer Community Room
March 6 Second Annual Half MARsathon and 10K
April 3 Around The Bay 30K
Spring Fun Run Series when the snow is gone
Ottawa Race Weekend (5K/10K/1/2 Marathon/Marathon) May 28-29
Band on the Run June 11
If you want to get faster and want to compete we are the club for you. Take a chance and try us out.
See you on the roads….