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Hi Everyone,

Westside mid-week running group! We will try to meet every Tuesday night to make a 3 mile round trip.

This is a nice supplement to the Sunday training group.

Here is the program:

we run - 3 miles or so. Pace will be slow. please dress for the weather. See you Tuesday night!


------- Words of wisdom from Chris -------

So, let's talk about training. Why do we train? We train to stay fit, to meet new folks & to have fun (+ to look good.) When it comes to training, it is not about being strong or being fast, it is about one thing and this one thing will either make or break your training. It is about commitment - that's it, plain & simple. Over the years, I had picked up a few tricks to stay committed - set a goal, avoid injuries, get motivated & have fun doing it.

Well, that's how we approach for training: we pick a race (or two) for the year to train for; we train smartly to avoid injuries; we train together to stay motivated & we have fun doing it.

Goal Setting: pick a race Avoid Injuries: We run only on grass or soft dirt & we build our mileage slowly. It is not about speed; we focus on endurance & smart running. Speed will come. Stay Motivated: We have all slacked off from our work or training before. So, we train together & make each other accountable. Have Fun: What can I say, training with us is fun. ------- End of Words of wisdom from Chris -------

Cancellation Policy: You may cancel your RSVP prior to the start of the event by changing your RSVP or notifying the organizer via email or text (to Toby please). Otherwise, non-attendance will be considered as no show & the Dinner for 8 "one strike you're out" policy will be strictly enforced (Toby note: okay, sometimes enforced, but don't be that "sometime").

Disclaimer: Toby is most definitely not a professional trainer. He is not certified nor licensed for anything (he is barely fit to drive). His knowledge of training comes solely from a big book (which he has barely read). Is Toby hosting running going to be a train wreck? The answer is somewhere between maybe and you betcha! Alas a career writing comedy is also not in his future so he'll just have to muddle through with running.

Further, by RSVP yes to this event: You understand and agree that you are voluntarily participating in a Dinner For 8 fitness event at your own request and at your own risk. You acknowledge that you are aware of the risks inherent in participating in any physical activities and certify that you are physically fit, have not been otherwise informed by any physician and know of no restrictions imposed on you by any physician that would in any way prevent you from actively participating in any fitness event. In consideration of Dinner For 8 allowing your participation in this fitness event, you, on behalf of yourself, your successors in interest, heirs, assigns, and representatives, hereby fully release and hold harmless DF8 and its staff, agents, employees, volunteers, and representatives, successors and assigns (be they individuals or organizations), (collectively, the “DF8”), of and from any and all liability, claims, damages, actions and causes of action whatsoever on account of any loss, damage or injury to person (including death) or any other loss or inconvenience whatsoever, suffered by you at any time hereafter arising out of your voluntary participation in this fitness event, whether resulting from the DF8’s negligence or otherwise (collectively, “Liabilities”). You hereby grant permission to DF8 to render preventative or first-aid assistance or seek treatment or medical care that it seems reasonably necessary, including hospitalization, for your health and well being. You also give permission to DF8 to freely use of your name, picture and voice in any broadcast, telecast, print account, online or any other account in any medium of the fitness event (the “Personal Release”). You understand that this Personal Release is perpetual in time and that it encompasses, without limitation, any copyright or right of publicity or privacy that you may have in your name, picture and voice.

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