The Blarney Stone 5k/10k/Half Marathon 2015 Post Race Recap!
Wednesday, June 10th, 2015- BPRC Retro Run - Ionia, MI
A flat,fast course that takes you out and back on the Ionia river trail. Retro Run 5K plus sponsor donations fund two $1000 scholarships. We award one graduating Ionia High School girl and one boy each $1000 to be used for further education.
Sunday, October 25th- Screaming Banshee 5k/10k/Half Marathon/Kids Race -Potterville, MI
Halloween Fun! Benefiting the Capital Area Humane Society and Potterville Parks! Root/Beer (21+) Tastings by Eaglemonk Pub & Brewery, Costume Contest, Kids Activities, Free Photos & Food. Use code BANSHEEROCKS on Active.com or Runsignup.com for 10% off before September 30th!
All of the Races here can be found on Playmakers http://www.playmakers.com/Events/Calendar.aspx
Results & Free Photos
In case if you didn't see the links from the Facebook page, Results are listed here https://runsignup.com/race/results/?raceId=6100#resultSetId-6376
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Q: Um, is this newsletter going out a little late this year?
A: Great question, thanks for asking! Many of you know that the Board of Directors don't sleep on race weekend. Since we love you guys and work on a volunteer basis, it's back to work Monday morning. This year, we got caught in a bunch of overtime, the loss of a beloved pet cat named Copper, and the distractions of one little beautiful newborn named Vivian. So, yeah. Cue The Human League's "I'm Only Human".
A: It's not really supposed to be running on Sunday, but it does. Stupid trains! We apologize, but as it went three times everyone who ran the 10k or Half was impacted. And both of our friendly race directors' stomachs dropped when the gates went down. We did say this race can sometimes be considered part obstacle course, and this is definitely one of the obstacles. Times were fast despite the interruption, and we truly apologize. I guess we'll just have to say the train is part of the race's "quirky charm", like we're Twin Peaks or Mayberry or something (yeah, that's the ticket). If anyone is able to secure a $10M government grant for a trestle or overpass, please email City Manager Wanda Darrow - email@example.com- us racers and the residents of Potterville as a whole would be eternally grateful.
Q: Who are You Guys?
A: We're part of the Pville Pacers, a group that likes to run and work for good causes. We work hard for you guys on a shoestring budget, we love you for attending, and we hope you join us next year on Sunday, March 13th, 2016.
The Board of Directors
Amanda, Aric, Holly & Scott
and RIP Mr. Copper
Special thanks to Clay Summers, Director & his crew for their continued support of our race!
Support your Parks!
The Eaton County Parks and Recreation Department exists to provide quality outdoor recreational opportunities and facilities through protection of natural, cultural and historical resources, environmental education and interpretive programming, and preservation of green space.
Pville Pacers, Potterville's Fire, Police Department, City Manager and our Wonderful, Amazing Volunteers...
A Million Thanks to you! We can't put on these races without the help of a multitude of very special people. We thank you! We're Not Worthy! We're Not Worthy!