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Front Runners & Walkers FL eBlast - April 2018 - Events, Discounts and News
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This month we are unveiling a new feature....

Coco & Barry's
Training Corner

 Need to kick your  workouts up a notch?


Core Training/Post-Run Cool Down
Wed, 4/11 @ 8PM
Sat, 4/28 @ 8:30AM


5-10 min core exercise cool down after our Wed & Sat run. Bring a towel or mat!

Bridge Run with Runners Depot
Thursday, April 26th @ 6:30PM
1489 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316


Front Runners will join in this weekly event. Having trouble getting through your speed workouts in this summer Florida heat? Try a new speed session disguised as bridge running. 

One benefit of uphill running training is that the muscles you use to overcome hills are the same ones you use for sprinting. As you build strength in uphill running, you also get faster. In other words, running the incline improves your speed by building strength and power and you run faster on flat ground. You'll also burn more calories!

Socials

By Aaron Hope & Alex Youst
Social Coordinators

Members' Pool Party & Potluck

Don't miss our most popular social!

Sat, April 28th, Noon-5p

Frank Zurek & Larry Scott
2209 NW 3rd Avenue
Wilton Manors, FL 33311


1) See What Others Are Bringing First
2) RSVP & Dish Commitment Required Here
Join us the last Saturday of April. Click the link above to tell us what you will bring for the potluck. Members may bring a partner/date although they should bring a larger or second potluck items. This is a BYOB event. If you are not yet a 2018 paid member see the "Join/Renew" Box below.
IMPORTANT PARKING NOTE: The Club has arranged for members to use spots on the north end of the parking lot owned by:
Moss & Associates
2101 N Andrews Ave,
Wilton Manors, FL 33311

From the lot it is a 3 min walk to the party.

Have questions?  Email us: social@frontrunnersfortlauderdale.org
Join/Renew Today
Get all these great benefits:
  • Complementary Club Shirt
  • Members Only/Discounted Socials
  • Retail Gear Discounts
  • Race/Event Discounts
  • Dining Discounts Coming soon
  • and Health & Camaraderie of course...
Need to contact a fellow member? Like to find our what discounts are available to members for races and gear? Check out our new Member Only Area at FrontRunnersFortLauderdale.org.
Email Eric or speak to a board member for the login username and password.

Saturday Morning Clinic
Reducing Injuries Through Stretching

Sat, April 21st @ 7:15AM

Prior to our Pride Center Run

Bill Rodowsky returns to present this topic of inportance to runners & walkers.

FRWFL Island City Canoe Race Team

Join the FRWFL team. We will compete in a 7 mile relay race around the City of Wilton Manors and exchange at points throughout the Island City and Middle River. Canoes, life-jackets and paddles will be provided. Join the City as they celebrate the 27th Anniversary of the Canoe Race and the 71st Anniversary of the City of Wilton Manors. Saturday, May 21st 10am-Noon. 
Be among the 10 allotted members. Register & Pay $16 Here.

Race or Walk

Upcoming Events

By Jorge "Coco" Goytizolo, Race Coordinator & Barry Roby, Asst RC
See our "Members Only" area at fronturnnersfortlauderdale.org for discount codes.

Sunday, April 8, 2018
2018 Miami Key Biscayne Half Marathon | 10K benefiting Camillus House

Lake Minneola Half Marathon and 5K at Clermont's beautiful Waterfront Park.

Gumbo Limbo 10K and 1-Mile

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Black Gold Jubilee 5k run & walk & 10k trail run.

7 Mile Bridge Run

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
29th Annual 1040K Run

Sun, April 29, 2018
Huizega Plaza, Fort Lauderdale
2018 WLM and MADD Dash Ft. Lauderdale 5K
Members Discount Available

Please let us know of any other upcoming races you may be planning in the next month or two.  While we search all the South Florida Racing Calendars, occasionally a race is not listed in them. Email me at race@frontrunnersfortlauderdale.org
Racing Incentive Program
Do you want a gift certificate for $100, $50 or $25 to Running Wild?
Please email your results Seth Kramer within a month of completion.
Winners will receive the gift certificates at the banquet.

Spring Banquet

Friday, May11th, 7-10pm

Points of America One

2100 S Ocean Ln, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

The Board has put together a great event for us this year. With a lovely menu prepared by Cafe Primavera and complementary wine, beer and soft drinks (you may BYOB if you'd like a highball or have a preferred wine or brew). Mixer, Appetizer and Photo Montage begins at 7PM and Dinner at 8PM. Dress sharp and put on your dancing shoes.
See The Menu
Members Tickets $25
Non-Member Tickets $35
Not a member yet? See the "Join/Renew" Box above...

Race Incentive Program Prizes
& Humorous Awards for Banquet

As in years past we will be handing out funny awards for our members and we ask you to nominate your fellows. Examples from last year: Seth - Most likely to be seen running in Fargo, Coco - Mostly likely to own a breast pump, Scott Dolinsky - Most Technology Averse.
Please Nominate Here

Dining Schedule

By Tim Taylor, Dining Coordinator

We lost one of our discount dining venues when they closed - Flash Fire Pizza.  Sad to see them close their doors.  When one door closes, another TWO open. The restaurant next door - Agave has stepped up and is giving us a 10% discount on Wednesday nights.   Thanks to Coco for working his social network to hook us up! Also Rubio's Coastal Grill (next to Giardinos Salads) will now offer a 10% discount after our run/walk.

Please continue to suggest post run venues. Email your suggestions to dining@frontrunnersfortlauderdale.org. Generally they should be located between Oakland Park Blvd and Broward Blvd and East of Andrews Ave.  A varied menu for our vegetarian members as well as ample parking with open seating areas or outside dining is also a required consideration. They also need to be able to handle a group of 12 - 24 people arriving together. 

Board News

Let us hear your ideas

We are happy to welcome Barry Roby back to the board this time in the position of Assistant Race Coordinator.
We are seeking additional help with the club in the form of an Co-Social Chair. We are also in the midst of redesigning our website and are seeking a club member who has an interest in maintaining our site once this update has been completed. If you have an interest in WordPress or web-design please email Eric Runyan.
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