In Memory of BRRC Founder Les Kinion
Baltimore Road Runners Club Founder Les Kinion
died while visiting friends in his childhood home city of New York this past weekend. He will be cremated as he wished. A celebration of his life will be held at a time, date and place to be announced.
Many years ago, BRRC featured Les in a newsletter article, reproduced here for your information. Over the coming days, we will be building a memorial page to Les on BRRC.com
. Check the website for more.
Team Store Now Open
The BRRC Team Store
has opened again and will offer the same great gear as earlier in the year, plus cool and cold weather gear, all branded with the BRRC name and logo. Choices include singlets, short sleeve technical shirts, long sleeve technical shirts, technical knit pull-overs, track pants, running hats, and knit skull caps.
Here's how the Team Store works:
go to this site.
Click on the logo for BRRC. You will be taken to a page with the clothing options. Click on the image for the gear you are interested in, and you will be taken to a page for that gear. Click the "Order" button, complete the form and click "Add To Cart" below the form. You may then check out or continue shopping. At any time, you can go to the top bar of the site and click on "View Cart" and proceed to check out by putting in your information and credit card data. Please note that you have the option of picking up the gear at Xsell's store on Harford Road or pay extra for shipping to your address.
The BRRC Team Store will remain open through Sunday, August 17
, at which point all orders will be processed. Two to three weeks later, you will be notified that the gear is available for pickup or has been shipped to you. Gear should be in members' hands by September 5. Please note that all orders will be processed together the week of August 18, regardless of when you place your order.
Did They Really Do That?
has been keeping track of Baltimore Area Ultra Runners
for a number of years now, and he has updated the information on our Ultra page
on the website. The Baltimore Area Ultra Runner List
continues to be updated monthly. From January to July 2014, 41 Men and 18 women have completed 137 ultramarathons (31, 50, 100 miles and several 24 and 48 hour events).
Read Tom's summary to see what some of our remarkable members are accomplishing in the world of ultra endurance events. Absolutely amazing!
A special thanks to Tom for keeping tabs on our Ultra members.
NCR Trail Marathon Registration Still Open
DISCOUNT ENTRY FEE OF $85 IF YOU REGISTER BEFORE AUGUST 31
This is a reminder that registration is open for the 25th Anniversary Running of the NCR Trail Marathon and Marathon Relay
on Saturday, November 29, 2014
starting at 8:30 AM.
New this year will be the 8K Rails to Trails
race to offer more runners the opportunity to participate in this special event. In keeping with
tradition, we offer our runners the best volunteer support 26.2 miles could offer and promise our signature post-race homemade soup as you cross the finish line.
Hope to see you there! Complete race information can be found here
. Go here to register
early and SAVE!
It's not too late to volunteer to serve on the NCR Trail Marathon Committee
. Contact Race Director Christy St. Clair