Bangers Blog: April 7, 2016

-The Fool's Dual Half Marathon and 5K took place on Sunday in quite possibly some of the most ridiculously intense conditions possible - icy snow topped off with 50+mph winds! The Bangers SWEPT the event with Erik Hinrichsen winning the half marathon, and Bobby McDonough winning the 5K and placing second in the half marathon. Ruby Perlmutter, Jenna Castro, Jeremy Shaw, Tess Harvey, and Seth Wolfman also braved the snow to finish the half (Jenna, Jerry) and 5K (Ruby, Tess, Seth). 
-Maggie Ginn and Elyse Archila ran the Marathon Park Prep Half Marathon in preparation for their upcoming run at Boston!
-Sarah Kruyer set her 10-mile PR at the Cherry Blossom 10-miler in Washington, DC!
-Jonna Green ran her FIRST half marathon at the Duxbury Half last weekend!
-And Em Grover crushed the Run for the Troops 5K, also in preparation for Boston.
The Boston Marathon is in 12 short days which means it's National Runners' Week in Boston!
-This Saturday, 4/9: Our Saturday morning run is to Fenway and back for the beginning of baseball season! FB event here:
To sign up for your own Saturday run:
-Next Thursday is our Boston Marathon Pasta Party! Come hang out and eat some delicious Wegmans pasta. Please bring some kind of appetizer/side dish if you're coming, and RSVP to the Facebook event so we know how much to order!!
One more plug for everyone's fundraising efforts - the list is here @
-Super far in advance - but registration for VERT Sasquatch is open! Jen Daley is being awesome and booking us a party bus, so sign up soon before it sells out :)
More Races
Coming up soon in April is the James Joyce Ramble on 4/24 (10K), then in May we have the Pineland Farms Trail Running Festival (every distance you could ever want)! 
Check out both (and everything else) in the race roster:

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