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The Bare Essentials #2: Run with Christopher McDougall on August 11th

From: John D.
Sent on: Friday, July 30, 2010 9:32 AM
Hi Runners,

Lots of awesome news this week.

News
-?We had a celebrity appearance by Harvard professor Dan Lieberman on our Tuesday AM run this week. ?Dan is recently back from Kenya, setting up a major barefoot running experiment, and he dropped by to run with us. ?The Today Show, Dan Lieberman....you never know who might show up at our runs.

- Saturday, August 7th is a 5 mile Summer Streets Fun Run on Park Ave. ?I just signed up, and a few others will too. ?Only $12 registration. ?If you can do 5 miles, come run with us. ?Only open to first 500 people. ?Register here. ?

- Okay, here's the scoop for Wednesday, August 11th. ?Come run with Christopher McDougall, best-selling author of Born to Run!??This event is going to be so awesome. ?Chris and I are still hammering out the details, but we are going to run from Harlem to Brooklyn, about 8 miles -- and afterwards have a party in a park, and attend McDougall's book talk at a nearby bookstore. ?Join for whatever distance of the run you can do -- you've got nothing to prove. ?The run is going to need to start early, around 4pm. So make arrangements at work now. ?The book talk is at 7:30pm. ?More details to come. ?Get excited.

Runs
- Saturday 7/31 at 10am. Back to our normal time. ?Doesn't look as hot as last week. Columbus Circle on the north side of the giant fountain. ?RSVP
- Tuesday 8/03 at 6:30am. ?East 90th St. and Central Park, near the steps to the Reservoir. ?RSVP
-?Wednesday 8/04 at 7pm. ??
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East 90th St. and Central Park, near the steps to the Reservoir. ?RSVP

Links
- Christopher McDougall's website
- From McDougall's blog: Barefoot Secrets from Grunts and Seals?(on cadence)

See you out there!

John

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