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Down to 7 runs left! And an even bigger milestone… we are less than 100 members away from reaching 10,000 total members. Lets make it happen so make sure to bring those virgin runners to the Flying Irish cause you know how we like to call them out!!
Its also time to call out a whole lot of other news. So read on but don’t forget we have our annual Halloween party on Thursday, October 29th at O’Doherty’s Irish Grille. During the month of October you can win this awesome wood cooler from Deschutes Brewery by wearing your Flying Irish shirt and entering your name in the drawing.
New Flying Irish Attire and 50-Run Sweatshirt Order
Its starting to get darker and darker out and we want to keep you safe! And of course make you look good because we want you all to be model runners! We would like to introduce to you the newest Flying Irish attire that truly makes you be seen at night. When light hits the fabric it reflects back to the source and you are certainly visible to the world. We have two options for you to chose from: a vest and a jacket. You can check out both below before and after light hits the fabric. Available to our members with 6 or more runs. To be able to order, click on the link below to indicate which (or both) you would like to order and what size you would like. The vest runs $70 and the jacket is $80. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WDL9PFK
We know a few of you have been waiting on a new order of the 50-run hoodie sweatshirts. The order has been placed and should arrive in the next few weeks.
Board of Director Elections
It’s that time of the year where we look for nominations for the Board positions that will be up for election this year. We have 3 positions up for election:
If you are interested or know someone who might be qualified for any of those positions (descriptions and other criteria for each of the positions can be found in our Bylaws) send an email to our Secretary, Keely, at firstname.lastname@example.org Nominations must be received by November 1st.
2015 Flying Irish Grant
Have you ever had the opportunity to run a race but decided you couldn’t do it because it was too expensive? Or you really want to run your first “X” race and couldn’t pull the trigger on signing up? Well, the Flying Irish Running Club wants to help you get to that starting line with the “FLYING IRISH KEEP ON RUNNING” GRANT!!We will be awarding three Grants this year for a grand total of up to $400 to help our members out in accomplishing the Flying Irish’s mission of promoting an active lifestyle through running. To apply for the Grant simply follow the link below and download the application. The deadline for submission of applications is November 12th. The winners will be announced at the End of Season Party. http://flyingirish.org/flying-irish-grant/
End of the Year Prize
With only 7 official runs left in the 2015 season! Make them count as each run you do during the 2015 season gets you another entry to win this custom Cornhole game set handmade. Who’s up for a game!
We have some other exciting news. The manager of the newly renovated Office Depot at Division & Wellesleyloves the Flying Irish so much he has donated a tablet to the Club to give away to you at the end of the season party. If you get a chance, stop by and thank them for their generosity!
Only a few of the Flying Irish tech hats are still available! Make sure to get yours before they run out! Also, the Special Edition 10-Year Anniversary shirts are back in stock. This is the last time we are able to order them so if you haven’t gotten one yet or you want one for each day of the week you better pick one up soon!