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Front Runners & Walkers F.L. eBlast - February 2019 - Club News, Events and Information
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Website Redesign & Domain Change

It has been a long time goal of the Board to re-vamp our website with new features, an updated design and new pictures. We also heard feedback and experienced the problems associated with our previous long domain name. Well now thanks in large part to our new Webmaster, Liz Gonzalez our new site at a new domain is live. This mean that all of our club/officer email addresses have changed. Offer Liz your thanks and feedback at webmaster@frwfl.org. Reach any officer with their title @frwfl.org. One notable exception is Seth's address.Prevously, results@frontrunnerfortlauderedale.org is now wip@frwfl.org.

Team Event - 5 WIP Pts

Publix A1A- 5K, Marathon, Half, Water Stop & Carb Loading Night

Sat & Sun, 2/16 & 17

Schedule

Saturday, 2/16 - 5K - 7:30AM
Saturday Night 6PM Carb Load at Big Louies - Meet-up with your fellow FRWFLs for a pasta dinner. No RSVP required. 
Sunday, 2/17 - Water-Stop, Half & Full Marathon-6AM
Members who participate in the races or the water stop will earn 5 WIP points. Because the water stop is very long there will be two shifts: 5AM to 8:30AM and 8:30AM to Noon. To volunteer for the Water-Stop click here (*You can also earn an additional 2pts for each non-member volunteer you bring). For the Marathon click here. For the 5K here, see our member-only area for a 5K discount code.

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...

Pride Ft Lauderdale Schedule

We will participating as club in this years festivities.
Saturday, 2/23, 5:30PM - Carnival Parade on A1A - We will walk in the parade. Further info will be provided on where/when to queue up. This is followed by a block party at 5th St and A1A.
Sunday, 2/24, Noon to 8PM - Festival on the Beach - We need 20 volunteers to staff our booth. Volunteer here, it's worth 5 WIP points. You can also earn 2 pts for each non-member friend you bring to help.
We have two sets of WIP prizes for February.  First, we gave Jeff Masters and Barry Roby each a pair of tickets to AirOtic at Sunshine Cathedral, just for sending us their steps/mileage. Our Second February Prize Drawing will take place at our run/walk on Wednesday, Feb 27th. The prize is Dinner and a Movie for Two - Dinner at Cafe Primavera courtesy of Chef Giacomo and Movie Tickets provided by the Gateway Theatre. 
Who is eligible?
Any member who has accrued 19 points will be in the drawing (You must also have registered your card). The best way to do this is to be involved in our upcoming Team Events which are each worth 5pts. First up is the A1A 5K, Marathon, Water Stop & Booth. To volunteer for the Water-Stop click here (*You can also earn an additional 2pts for each non-member volunteer you bring). For the Marathon click here. For the 5K here (use our discount code WILDSIDE). Second is Pride Fort Lauderdale on the Beach. Volunteer for our booth here.
Haven’t registered your card? Just follow the instructions on the back on your card.
Training for the City Bikes Sprint Triathlon continues this Sunday, 2/10 at Noon. Bring your bike. Park in Birch Park. Meet at Park and Ocean Bar for a Swim followed by biking in Birch Park.  Need more info president@frwfl.org
The Board has chosen our art for the 30th Anniversary of FRWFL which will be on our free member shirts this year. Congratulation to Liz Gonzalez for her excellent design skills.
We have a question for you!
With our new website, the Board is considering whether our FRWFL Photo Galleries which are now in the password protected "Members-Only Area" should be moved to a public page. Have a opinion? Email Eric
Need to contact a fellow member? Like to find our what discounts are available to members for races and gear? Check out our new Members Only Area at FRFL.org.
Email Eric or speak to a board member for the login username and password.

Need FRWFL Stuff?

Like an extra club shirt or tank top? Buy it in our Square Market
Purchase FRWFL logo Hats, Shirts, Coffee Mugs, etc from our Cafe Press Site
Training Corner
By Barry & Paul, Your Race Coordinators
Kick your workouts up a notch!

In preparation for the A1A we will have a SuperSized Training Run of 12 Miles (our Beach Route x2) on Wed, 2/7 @ 6PM at Holiday Pk.




We will also repeat
Speed/Interval Training
Tuesday, 2/12 @ 6PM
In Front of Runner's Depot
1489 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
 

Core Training - Post Run
We will make this a regular event
on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays.



5-10 min core exercise session after our Wednesday run/walk. Bring a towel or mat!
Questions or Comments? Email us.

Race or Walk

Upcoming Events

By Barry Roby, Race Coordinator & Paul Clifford Asst RC
See our "Members Only" area for our discounts.

Saturday, February 16th and Sunday, February 17th
A1A - Fort Lauderdale
Publix A1A Fort Lauderdale Marathon
This is our next Team Event (worth 5 WIP points). The A1A Marathon.  Last year, FRWFL dominated the event with the best water station and incredible set of volunteers and an incredible turnout of runners who collectively crushed the event.  The weekend starts on Saturday with a 5K race for our walkers and Couch to 5K teams.  And then concludes on Sunday with the Half- and Full Marathons

Saturday, March 5
St Patricks 10K Run/Walk

Sunday, March 10th
City Bikes Sprint Triathlon
This is a TEAM EVENT worth 5 WIP points. 

Saturday, March 23
2019 Florida AIDS Walk & Music Festival
This is a TEAM EVENT worth 5 WIP points. We are partnering with the Pride Center to keep the funds raised going to them. Please use the code: PC2019 This allows you to donate our registration to the Pride Center Team.

Saturday, March 23
Race for Women's Wellness Benefiting the Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund.  Verneshia Persaud has put together a FRWFL Team fundraising pageAlso we have a discount code which is available in our Members Only area.
Alternative Sat Routes
Thanks to everyone's feedback on the new Wilton Routes. We will be running them on the Second Saturday each month.

Didn't Win the WIP Drawing for Free Tickets?
The producer, our own Matt Farber, has arrange discout tickets for FRWFL for the opening night showing of AirOtic on Thursday  February 14, at the Sunshine Cathedral 8PM. 
The link to purchase tickets is https://www.outlandishfl.com/air-o-tic and members should enter in the code FRONTRUNNERS at checkout to receive a $5.00 discount.

Dining Schedule

By Tim Taylor, Dining Coordinator
Keep your suggestions coming...here.

Board News

New Board Members

Race Coordinator- Barry Roby. A veteran, accomplished racer, Barry who has served in many positions for the club will bring his knowledge of training to this position.
Asst Race Coordinator - Paul Clifford is a long time member who also has served as club V.P. in the past and is a tireless runner and racer. Reach both of them here.
Remember, we welcome your feedback. Feel free to email Eric Runyan, club President or call 954-903-4383 with your thoughts. You may also click the button below to offer anonymous or signed feedback.
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