Week of 1/22/2023

Coach Al needs pace group leaders for Saturday’s long run…let him know if you can help!

Mega mega thanks to Julie for kicking 2023 off with yet another killer La Mancha happy hour! Stay tuned for some “changes” coming up.

2023 marks the return of the pre-marathon carb loading extravaganza at Chez Jerie on Friday, February 17th, at 7 pm. The highlight of the evening is crowning your Shipmate of the Year. What is Shipmate of the Year?? I thought you’d never ask! SotY is someone who has gone above and beyond over the last year (or longer) in doing the things that make the Ship the Ship. Prior winners cannot win again (Al, Big, Sandy, Vance, Chelsea, Jerie, Jim Grau, Penny, Kate, Michelle, and Luke). Make your nomination here! In addition to your love and adoration we typically bestow a large stack of cash on the winner. You can contribute (not tax deductible) electronically at follows: PayPal = buysell@yahoo.com, Zelle = jburrus@austin.rr.com, Venmo = @Jeff-Burrus, or Cash App = $JeffBurrus. Alternatively, you can hand Coach or I cash at any workout between now and Thursday, February 16th. Contributions are not necessary but are greatly appreciated.

Tuesday – meet near O. Henry at 10th/Wayside for an easy 1 mile warm up before the drills which begin at 6:00 pm…we’ll have water available. Then do 1000m repeats (half marathoners = 4, marathoners = 5). Cool down with an easy mile.

Thursday – meet near O. Henry at 10th/Wayside for an easy 1 mile warm up before the drills which begin at 6:00 pm…we’ll have water available. Then do hilly 1200m repeats. Cool down with an easy mile.

Saturday – there will be a long run departing from the zero at 7:00:00 am Saturday morning. Mostly off the trail for 22.28 miles, 10.37 miles, or 6.14 miles. Breakfast at Taco Joint (134 E Riverside) whenever you get there.

Run every chance you get!

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