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Front Runners & Walkers F.L. eBlast - October 2018 - Club News, Events and Information
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Boobie Bash

Women's Breast Cancer Walk/Run/Benefit

Thurs, Oct 18th @ 7PM

Rumors Bar, Wilton Drive
In our effort to attract more women to the club we have created this event. We need your help to make our event a success. Please take a poster from us at the run/walk. Share our Facebook event to your timeline. Attend the event - It's not just for the ladies. Here's all the info:
The inaugural Boobie Bash Run/Walk/Benefit will raise money for breast cancer screenings for medically under-served women in Broward County. This free event will bring together our community for a 1.5 mile journey which begins/ends at Rumors Bar in Wilton Manors. No preregistration is required. 
 
The Boobie Bash will raise funds for the Broward Health Foundation’s Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund. The Fund provides breast cancer screenings and treatment, if necessary, to women in our community.  100% of all money raised on October 18 will be donated to the Fund and all money stays local. 
 
So, lace up your sneakers and don your festive pink attire for this casual walk/run in Wilton Manors, starting at Rumors Bar (2426 Wilton Drive).
 
A raffle will be held with a chance to win great prizes including a pair of P!NK concert tickets at the BB&T Center. 

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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...

Socials

By John Hullihen & Sal Lopez
Social Coordinators

OutShine Film Festival

Dinner & A Movie

Friday, Oct. 26th 7:15PM

Savor Cinema
503 SE 6th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Once again, we are excited to be a Community Partner with the OutShine Film Festival.  We are the partners for MARIO - the story of two young gay soccer players. But prior to the move will will gather for dinner. Here's the scoop:
  • We need 5 volunteers who will receive free admission. Email us to volunteer.
  • You need not volunteer to attend. Get $2 off your tickets using the code: FRONTRUNNERS Tickets here.
  • Wear your stylish FRWFL Club Shirts to the film!
  • Free Parking in the Broward Courthouse Lot next to the theatre on 5th Ave.
  • Gather in front of Savor Cinema by 7:15PM
  • Walk two blocks to New River Pizza for dinner.
  • Return to theatre by 8:45PM to assist with the film.
TELL YOUR FRIENDS!  Invite your friends and family to join us and support OutShine Film Festival. See the schedule.
Alternative Holiday Park Route
Premier on Wed, 10/10

Our members have expressed an interest in walking and running alternative routes, especially those that allow our members to pass each other on the way "out and back." Our runners and walkers will try out The Riverside Route together this month.
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 FrontRunnersFortLauderdale.org.
Email Eric or speak to a board member for the login username and password.

Volunteers Needed!

Pride Center's 
Boomer/Senior Health Expo

October 20th, 10AM-2PM

In exchange for a free booth at this event we need about 6 members who will assist in directing car parking. We will a few members to staff the booth. If you can help with either please email Eric.

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
Vote Today! We are Finalists in 2 Categories in South Florida Gay News Best of 2018. Vote and share this with your friends. Be sure to scroll down and select Front Runners for BOTH Best Social Group and for Best Sports League.
Coco & Barry's
Training Corner


Kick your workouts up a notch!
12 Mile-"Double-Loop" Training
Prior to our Regular Wed Run
Wed, 10/3 @ 6PM!

Come early to our regular Wednesday Run for twice around our regular route. Be there 6PM!

Speed Training
Tues, 10/16 @ 6PM

Park on A1A north of Sunrise Blvd and meet at the Entrance to Park & Ocean on A1A (Look for the green flags). Depending on interest and darkness, the workout will either be in the park or along A1A.

Halloween Costume Run/Walk
Sat, 10/28 @ 7:30AM
Wed, 10/31 @ 7PM


Feel free to wear a costume, Halloween candy provided by your Race Coordinators.

Planning to run the San Antonio Marathon  - Sunday, December 2nd? You should be wrapping up your arrangements.

Questions or Comments? Email us.

Race or Walk

Upcoming Events

By Jorge "Coco" Goytizolo, Race Coordinator & Barry Roby, Asst RC
See our "Members Only" area for our discounts.

Saturday, Oct, 6th
Downtown Miami, FL
Dragons Zombies Skulls Run Miami

Sunday, Nov 11th
Fort Lauderdale Beach
13.1 Fort Lauderdale

Sunday, Nov 18th
Vista View Park, Davie FL
6th Annual Flanigan's Rockin' Rib Run 10K
To encourage you to participate, FRWFL is offering BOTH a $20 gift card and our $5 club registration discount (login to out members only site or ask a board member for the code) to our members who want to join in. The race will SELL OUT relatively quickly so register TODAY. We will also carpool out to the event as a team.

Special Saturday Post-Run/Walk Breakfast

Kiwanis of Oakland Pk - Pancake Breakfast

Sat, Oct 20th around 8:45

VFW American Legion Post 222
4250 NE 5th Ave
Oakland Park, FL 33334

Mayor of Oakland Pk and long-time member, John Andornato has asked us to support this charity. Proceeds will go to support the efforts of Oakland Park Kiwanis to provide children with necessities, such as food for underprivileged, blankets for children undergoing chemotherapy, the Key Clubs, and more. $5 per person for all you can eat pancakes, sausages, OJ, and coffee.
**NOTE**
SATURDAY RUN SAT OCT 20th WILL NOT MEET AT THE PRIDE CTR

We will meet for an alternate route at:
Richard E. Giusti Heart Par Cours
600 NE 38 Street
Oakland Park, FL 33334

Dining Schedule

By Tim Taylor, Dining Coordinator
In August we tried a new place - Bowlicious.   Everyone who went seemed to like their offerings and the variety they provide to our usual venue rotations.  They are also giving us 10% off on Wednesday nights.  They are now added to our regular Wednesday rotation. 

In September we tried a new place for breakfast since there were 5 Saturdays - Toast.   This is a diner style venue with lots of parking.  It is located on the East side of Federal Highway just south of Oakland Park Blvd.  Let me know how you liked it!

We also now have a 10% discount on run nights at Spatch Peri Peri.  Ask for your discount card at the register so they can use it on your order.  It’s a little different process that at our other places but it should work. 

Please let me know if you find any other new venues that meet our requirements:  group seating, outdoor seating if possible, reasonable pricing, vegetarian options, free and ample parking, and close proximity to our run locations. Keep your suggestions coming...here.

Board News

Welcome New Board Members

We are grateful to have new Social Coordinators for the club.
Sal Lopez
Sal and John are excited about bringing new ideas for our socials.
John Hullihen
They welcome your input or questions regarding our socials. Email 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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September's Season Kick-Off Party Gallery
 
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