Dec 29 - A Roast for Paul Heitzman and Dick Wilson was held at the Mass Street Deli this Thursday evening honoring these guys who hold so many age group records and have contributed so much to the running community. Photos above (left) Dick with Paul Boone one of the organizers and Paul H. (middle) The roasters and the roasted. (right) John Rinkenbaugh and Dave Halferty talked about being "girled". (photos courtesy of Paul Boone)
Dec 23 - Happy Holidays to everyone. The next race is New Year's Day at Clinton State Park - a 5 mile (& 2 mile option) cross country race. This is not just your average trail run. See the entry form.
Dec 17 - Late Night with Mook - More promotion for LNWM this year, but we only tied the record attendance of five. Dee was the newcomer, but it's still a run that has attracted only people who have orienteered before. 25 degrees, dark, about 2" of snow, on trails - you're a little nutty or have lived in Sweden.
Dec 15 - Red Dog's Downtown Winter
Run. At 6:30 pm, the Red Dog Dog Days Group held their
benefit run downtown to raise money for the Lawrence Humane
6 was on hand to record the event. After running up and down
Mass Street, a social with caroling was held at the Eldridge Hotel.
This is Santa Laura on the right.
USA Track &
it official - the National Junior
Olympic Cross Country Championships will be held in Lawrence at
Rim Rock Farm in Dec 8, 2007. About 10,000 people will be in town
for the event. We can't thank Bob Timmons enough for all he's
done for this running community. (from the Lawrence
Dec 10 - Congratulations
Grand Prix winners: Lawrencians Jodie Smith
and Dee Boeck were the 2005 winners in their respective categories
(F20-24 and F55-59). Karen Hyde finished second in F40-44 in the
year long series of road races throughout the Greater Kansas City
Area. Dee has been the top point winner in her category eight of
the last nine times.
Dec 7 - Late Night with
is Sat, Dec
If you have never run on the river trails, we
will have a qualifying run, Sun, Dec 11. Meet at the river trail
head (the boat ramp parking lot) and be ready to run at 9:30 am.
With the first snows of the season, it's time to show your mettle and
run when it's cold, with snow, in the dark. You've got to see the
Come to the Chili Run, Sat, Dec 16 (10 am) at Wyandotte County Lake to run 6.5 miles, then eat chili and see several of our members get their Grand Prix awards. If you are a MARA member, the run is free. Or you can pay $5. Bring old shoes, trophies, awards and cash donations to be distributed to local KC charities.
Dec 4 - Minutes
from club meeting.