Bangers Blog: July 21, 2016

Hi Bangers!

Congratulations on yet another record-setting Wednesday - it's so great to see this many people come out for runs!! To all the new Bangers from yesterday, welcome :)
We had tons going on in terms of races this week! A bunch of Bangers traveled out to Andover, MA this past weekend for the Runner's World Classic, a two-day event which included a 5k, 10k, and half marathon. Patrick McMahon ran ALL THREE of these events! Em Grover, Mark Zurlo, and Tony Chin also ran the half marathon on Sunday, with Em setting her new half marathon PR!! Before the weekend, Patrick, Em, and Tony also all ran the RACE Cancer Summer Series 5k for July (these are held once a month on Thursdays along the river in Brighton). Tony's dog Roux made an appearance at this race too! Also this weekend, Mark Zagata ran the Blackstrap Off-Road Classic 5k, a hilly trail 5k held in Falmouth, Maine. Finally, Ryan Wexler ran the Across the Bay 12k in San Francisco, repping the Bangers on the West Coast!
Please keep submitting your race results!
Grand Prix points are up to date! You can also see your points and past and upcoming team races in the race roster:
Upcoming Events:
-This Saturday, in addition to the usual 9:30 run, Seth is leading a 10-mile Jamaica Pond loop starting at 7:30 am from Oak Square. Make it a part of your long run - the group will be back in time for the 9:30 run if you want to do both! FB event:
-Our next Grand Prix race is...THE BRIGHTON BANGERS 5K!! If you haven't signed up yet, do it now!! If this is your first time, it's the best race of the year, followed by free beer, live music, and food trucks all day. The price goes up on August 17th! Register here:
-For other GP races, check out the race roster! The next one after the Bangers 5k is the Smuttynose Rockfest 5k AND half marathon in Hampton Beach, NH! This event is on Sunday, October 2 and features two distances as well as an after-party on the beach with lots of food and beer. It's not too far away and will be a blast! Details in the roster @
That's all! Bang on Bangers!

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