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Drumming at the: Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile run

Updated (4/6/2013) from the the Alexandria Drummers meet-up site.

Meet in parking lot near/behind Olive Garden
3548 South Jefferson Street, Falls Church, VA
This is a corner of RT 7 and South Jefferson St

Arrive between 6:15am and 6:30AM

Transfer drums/chairs to a few cars
And then depart for East Potomac Park
Need to arrive by 7:15 AM


WHAT: We will drum for the CREDIT UNION CHERRY BLOSSOM 10Mile run.

WHEN: Date / Time - Sunday Apr 7th.  Meet at 7:15 a.m.

Bring - Your chair or stool, drums or percussion instruments, water and snacks.
We will be drumming from around 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for about 15,000 runners.
We will cancel our drumming if it will be raining on the day of the race.  We will post the weather forecast on the Meet UP page a few days prior to the race.

Please check the Meet Up page for any updates Saturday afternoon  (4/6) for the final instructions

Please see Cy if you have any questions or suggestions (go to member tab and choose the name Cy to send an email). Thank you.


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  • Cy


    I just received an email from the race organizers stating that they have already been receiving really positive feedback from the runners regarding our drumming out there.

    April 9, 2013

  • Cy

    The best drumming ever! Awesome drummers and runners!
    The weather was perfect; our drumming spot was beautiful; we just had so much fun.
    We definitely have to do this again...

    April 7, 2013

  • Cy

    Hello Drummers,

    We will meet at 6:30am tomorrow morning in the parking lot behind Olive Garden on Leesburg Pike (Route 7) for car pooling to our drumming site at the race.

    The Olive Garden address and a link to the map are as follows:

    3548 South Jefferson Street, Falls Church, VA 22041,+falls+church&hl=en&ll=38.847822,-77.118316&spn=0.005055,0.010643&sll=38.915613,-77.219081&sspn=0.020202,0.042572&hq=Olive+gardens&hnear=Leesburg+Pike,+Falls+Church,+Virginia&t=m&fll=38.847855,-77.118895&fspn=0.005055,0.010643&z=17

    Please bring drums, chairs, snacks, coffee, water, etc.

    We will drum from 8:00am to 10:00am. The temp will be from 45 to 50 degrees. Please dress accordingly and in layers.

    Please call me with any questions at[masked]-4253.


    April 6, 2013

  • Ken

    Working, sorry ...

    March 31, 2013

  • Bill

    I will be out of town on the 7th otherwise I would be there.

    March 31, 2013

  • Cy

    Please feel free to contact me with any questions/comments that you may have at[masked]-4253.
    BTW, we are getting paid ($$$.$$) in the form of a gift certificate to Guitar Center. We will divide it up equally amongst the drummers drumming at this event.

    March 28, 2013

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