Wednesday, June 9, 2010

2010 Shoe Drive

New for this year, there will be shoe collection on all four dates with donations going to Souls4Souls and Nike Reuse-A-Shoe.

Here is what we are looking for:

Soles4Souls: new or gently used shoes of any style
These shoes will be donated to people in need around the world.

Nike Reuse-A-Shoe: used athletic shoes, in any condition, dry and free of mud, containing no metal.
Shoes will be taken apart and all the materials will be reused to create athletic playing surfaces.

A contribution of $1 per pair donated to Soles4Souls is encouraged to help cover the cost of shipping.

Thursday, June 3, 2010


Plans for the 2010 Salomon Autumn Trail Series are well-underway!  Here are some of the changes and improvements for this year's series:
  • Race start and course changed.  The race check-in and start are now going to be located in the parking lot of Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) located adjacent to the south-east corner of Hyland Park at 6400 W 105th St in Bloomington.  The race course will be one large clockwise loop around the Hill, Lake, and Oak Knob trails for a total of 5.2k.
  • Start time changed.  The race now starts at 6:30 PM, so it is less of a pinch for those coming from work.
  • More sponsors = more swag!  I am in the process of acquiring more sponsors, which will benefit racers by increasing the size of goody bags and adding more items to the weekly raffle.  Who can disagree with that?
So mark you calendars for Wednesday nights September 1, September 15, September 29, and October 13, 2010.
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