There was some uncertainty for tonight's run happening the day after election day. Things have been a bit tense this election season, after all... But all looks quiet and we'll go ahead with our run as scheduled. It's getting cooler out there so think about bringing an extra layer to leave behind during the run and wear while we have a beverage afterwards.
Come for the run, stay for the dranks! We're going to hang out at Clark Park to enjoy some post-run group drinks again this week. Non-runners are also welcome to come join us. I'll bring a cooler full of beverages and all are welcome to it. (couple of bucks donations welcome). Clarkville also sells pints to go and is very nice about letting folks use the bathroom.
COVID Run Rules 1. Wear a mask. This isn't optional.* 2. Wear your mask while running. Also not optional. 3. Gather in Clark Park (in the grass close to the path right near 44th and Baltimore Ave) 4. Keep 6' apart when we gather at Clark Park and during the run. It may be easiest to run staggered so that you can take up less space. 5. Decide ahead of time what distance you're running and your preferred speed and try to learn the route. When you arrive, talk with other runners and find a group that matches your distance/pace. Do your best to accommodate people so we can have everyone running in a group. 6. Folks will go out in waves based on pace, fastest to slowest. 7. Run on the road as much as possible, on the left side against the flow of traffic. This is to be kind to pedestrians on the sidewalk by giving them plenty of passing space. 8. As always, don't be an asshole.
* If you don't have a mask and need one, please let me know and I'll get you one.
All runs start at Clark Park and end at Clark Park!
Friday Morning Run - end your run at 7am at the Woodlands gate
We started an official morning run deal! The idea is you go do your run on your own, preferably with some part of your run in the Woodlands, and we'll all meet up at the end of our runs at 7am at the Woodland front gate for a socially distanced celebration (distanced high fives?).
The goal is to have more runners at the Woodlands in the morning so we know there's a strong group there, even if we're all running solo or in small groups.
Consider stashing a thermos of coffee at the gate for an extra excuse to stick around and chat for a bit.