Monday, November 19, 2012

Thanksgiving Run 2012

Much respect for everyone that ran the Marathon and mini marathon this weekend! I had a great time cheering and seeing your joyful faces stream by.

As you have probably heard, Thursday is Thanksgiving. Yes, really. That means that many of you will be leaving town to hang with your families and friends. West Philly Runners will still be meeting so if you are in town and want to stretch out your legs, come out. This is a GREAT time to really meet some runners in a smaller group. I also heard whispered rumors that the post-run may be at Paul's house since he has lots of leftover beers from Sunday's party.

Upcoming in the not-so-distant future

Lenape Survival Challenge. April 27. I am announcing this race MUCH too early, because my dream is to bring a bunch of WPR teams to compete and (hopefully) win this. The Lenape Survival Challenge is a 5+ mile run followed by 2.5 mile canoe segment. You participate with a partner in teams of 2. If we get at least three teams of 2 together, we can form a tribe and compete against the reigning champions, Lockheed Martin. I believe in WPR being more bad ass than any Lockheed Martin shmoes from the burbs and so I have made it my mission to bring a big team out there and give them a real run for their money :)

Oddyssey Half Marathon. June 9. Basically the most fun road half marathon you'll ever do and if we get a team of 20 we'll have a personal beer tent at the finish line! All the details in the FB event. Follow the registration instructions (choose me as the Ambassador that you heard about the race from) and we'll get that beer tent!

20in24. July 20. We're in the process of putting together a WPR team of 5 to do the Silver (2 laps each). Details to come.

This week's runs...


2 Miler


4 Miler


6 Miler