The Lake Merced Summer Series starts June 7! The races are held every Thursday evening at 6:30pm, starting and finishing at the Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced. Race fee is $2 per race, or $10 for unlimited access the entire summer. CASH ONLY. Exact change appreciated. Mark your calendars for June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23. A special thanks to Denise Leo for stepping up to continue this great summer tradition!
With 40+ DSE races annually, take the initiative to sign up as Race Directors and race day volunteers. See the Race Director Link and Volunteer Link to see which volunteer spots are open.
We love our Gala! Who will step up as Volunteer Coordinator for this awesome event? Contact Christine Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org for details (and mentoring!)
Want to help cheer on and hydrate all those brave Double Dipsea runners on Saturday, June 16? LOTS of volunteers are needed, and what a perfect way to earn 8 volunteer points all in one shot! Contact Jerry Flanagan at email@example.com.
San Francisco Marathon
Congratulations to all who participated in the San Francisco Marathon events this weekend. Thank you to all the dedicated DSE Volunteers who once again manned Water Stop #6 to keep all runners hydrated in Golden Gate Park.
Volunteer Appreciation Picnic
Our annual volunteer appreciation picnic is coming up next month on September 18. Every member who has earned at least 3 volunteer points will receive an invitation. It’s not too late to earn your points and join us. We can always use help at any of our races on Sunday mornings or Thursday evenings.
New Relay Option for 6-Hour Running Festival
Our 6-hour running festival will take place on October 23 this year, and we’re adding a relay option! If running for 6 hours straight seems daunting, grab a friend or two to form a relay team and split up the run in any way you like. Look for a separate article with more details next month, and start getting your teams together today!
Age-Adjusted Race Results
Jason worked his spreadsheet magic on the race results and you can now see your age-adjusted pace and effort. Check out the newsletter article from Jason for more details, and email him at firstname.lastname@example.org with any feedback.