Week of 9/15 in Running Club

We had a great showing today at our scrimmage! See below for this week’s announcements. 

Week Ahead in Running Club

**All runs start and end at the bear statue outside the Nelson Fitness Center. Come early to stretch and put your belongings in the locker rooms (in the Nelson basement)**  

Mon 9/16 – Fri 9/20: Regular run at 4:15pm
Mon 9/16: #MoveMeMonday Challenge (details below)
Fri 9/20: Fun Sock Friday! Wear your favorite funky socks!
Sat 9/21: UConn Invitational (signup below), no practice
Sun 9/22: PVDonuts Run at 10am

UConn Invitational

Our second meet of the season is this Saturday, September 21st at UConn. Use this form to sign up by Tuesday, September 17th at 11:59PM. For this meet, you need to have paid dues and signed the competitive team contract. See the Competitive Team section below for details!

PVDonuts Run

This Sunday we’re running to PVDonuts! If you’ve never been, it’s an important Providence destination, just check out their Instagram. We’ll meet at the usual place (Nelson) at the usual time (10am) to run there.

#MoveMeMonday Challenge

Every Monday, Running Club participates in the #MoveMeMonday challenge created by the Linda W. Daniel Foundation (LWDF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting cancer. Every mile you run will raise $1 to support select cancer organizations. All you have to do is comment on our Instagram post every Monday evening and tell us how many miles you ran that day. Make sure to follow us @BrownRunningClub. For more information, check out the LWDF website.

Brown Bear Invitational

Our “home” meet, the Brown Bear Invitational, is coming up soon! The race is at Stanley Park in Westfield, MA on Sunday, September 29th. Use this form to sign up by Tuesday, September 24th at 11:59PM.

Gear Order

Want your own BRC shirt? Use this form to order by Monday, September 30th.

Competitive Team

Do you want to race with us this season, or do you want to hear about our workout plans? There are a few steps to get signed up.

  • Competitive team interest form: To let us know you’re interested, fill out this form. We’ll send out workout plans each week to everyone who does, so even if you aren’t sure you want to race, you should fill it out!
  • Club sports waiver: In order to race with us, you’ll need to be on our roster with the club sports department. Follow this link, find Running, click Registration, and follow the instructions.
  • Dues: Dues go toward the costs of race registration and transportation, and have been described by multiple club members as the best $50 they’ve ever spent.
    • Dues for the year are $50 if paid before September 20th at 11:59 PM, $60 afterwards, or $30 for just the fall semester. 
    • Dues can be paid with Venmo to @brownrunningclub or in cash to a club leader.
    • We offer financial aid to anyone for whom dues would pose a financial hardship. When you fill out the competitive team interest form simply check “I wish to receive financial aid” and the fee will be waived with no questions asked.
  • Competitive team contract: All runners who want to compete must complete the competitive team membership contract agreeing to our team policies. Use this form to sign the contract.

Facebook Groupchat

Use this link to add yourself to our messenger groupchat.

Running Club Calendar

Our practice, race, and cross training schedules are on our Google Calendar. Add it so you can always see what’s going on!

Happy running!

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