Luke's Men's Night Out - The Benefits of Beer, Wednesday, October 15th from 7-9 p.m at Luke's Locker in the Woodlands

10/15/2014 19:00
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MEN'S NIGHT OUT: The Benefits of Beer
Wednesday, October 15th from 7-9 p.m.

Guys, get ready to hear the benefits of craft beer for your health. Yes, you read correctly, Southern Star Brewing Company will be educating us on why beer in moderation can be a good thing for your training, your body and so much more . . .
Plus, Southern Star will be bringing samples of some of their favorites:
Bombshell Blonde, Buried Hatchet stout, Walloon and Pine Belt pale ale.
This should be a fun night with a 15% discount and beer what more do you need, guys?

REGISTER NOW FOR GE RUN THRU THE WOODS AND SAVE AT LUKE'S Saturday and Sunday, October 18-19 and 25-26

Looking for a great way to save money and get registered for your favorite race of the year? Well, we are offering all individuals who register either Saturday and Sunday, October 18th-19th or 25th-26th a
$25 off $50 gift card to Luke's as a way of saying thanks for supporting the YMCA. One gift card per family. Valid on a minimum $50 purchase.
Yes, you read correctly $25 off a $50 purchase or more - that's like 50% off!!!

Thanks!

Marti Dobbs
Luke's Locker

Luke's Men's Night Out - The Benefits of Beer, Wednesday, October 15th from 7-9 p.m at Luke's Locker in the Woodlands

TWRC 10 for Texas Social at Goose's Acre, Sunday, October 12, 2014, 4-7 PM

10/12/2014 16:00
America/Chicago

Please join The Woodlands Running Club for the 10 for Texas Social at Goose's Acre 2nd floor Patio.

10 for Texas Social, Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

WHERE: Goose's Acre, 21 Waterway Ave, The Woodlands TX 77380

PLEASE RSVP via the Evite you should have received via email. ALL current TWRC members were sent one on 10/1/14. Didn't get one? Please double check your membership status.

2014 Juniors Running Club Kickoff 9-27-14

Dear Parents and Runners!

Our 2014 Juniors Running Club Kickoff had 131 runners totaling 228.75 miles!  What an amazing way to start the season!  Thank you to all who came and participated.

Our weekly runs started last night at Bush Elementary and Wednesdays run will take place at Knox Middle School (5pm to 6pm) and all Saturday runs will now take place at Galatas (8:30 am to 9:30 am) and will remain there the rest of the season. 

Another HOT run in the Woodlands 8-24-14

It's August, in the Woodlands, Texas, it is hot and humid... Sunday Group Photo 8-24-14

Reminder to renew your TWRC membership, if you haven't already done so

Dear Runners,

This is a reminder to renew your TWRC membership, if you haven't already done so. If you have already renewed, thank you.

Friday Night lights - 2014 XC Invitational Friday, Aug. 29, Bear Branch Fields, The Woodlands, TX

It is mostly a high school event but there is a open Community Open race at 5:30 pm if you are interested (I think it costs $5)

Friday Night lights
2014 XC Invitational
Friday, Aug. 29
The Woodlands, TX

Please see the attachment for details

Location: Bear Branch Fields, The Woodlands, TX
Directions: I-45 to The Woodlands; Exit Research Drive. Bear Branch Fields are located on your left approximately
3 miles from the interstate.

Course: 4k & 2miles

10 for Texas coaching by Finish Strong Coaching

From Deb Lyons and Finish Strong Coaching:

“It's not too late to join the Finish Strong Coaching group and train together for 10 for Texas! We meet the next 10 Saturday mornings at 7am and Tuesday evenings at 7pm at McCullough to get ready for the 10 for Texas finish line on October 11. If you haven’t signed up for the race yet, go to TW Township website. The race sold out last year. To sign up for Finish Strong Coaching, go to www.coachlyons.com! The group program also includes online training and a tech shirt. Questions? Contact Coach Dana at dana@coachlyons.com.”

Regards,

Summer is here and the Ice Towels are back 6-29-14

Over 50 runners ran on Sunday, strong work. In case you have not noticed, summer is back and in full force in Houston. It is hot and humid out there, even at 7 am. Remember to drink lots of fluids before, during AND after the run.

Sunday Group Photo 6-28-14

The Woodlands Club Membership Social, Sunday, June 29th, 3 pm

06/29/2014 15:00
America/Chicago

The Woodlands Club Membership Social
Sunday, June 29th
3:00 p.m.
Lakeside Park
5001 Alden Bridge Dr

The Woodlands TX 77382

It's already June and time to renew your TWRC membership (or join for the first time!). Please join us for a social at a local Woodlands park on Sunday, June 29 at 3:00 pm. We will have appetizers, drinks, and a place for you to donate your old running shoes.

TWRC Sunday Group Run, June 8th 2014, VillaSport, 6:45 am, Mileage 6 & 11

06/08/2014 06:45
America/Chicago

VillaSport the Woodlands Free Pass

Another great turnout for the annual VillaSport run and free pass weekend. Big thanks to VillaSport for the use of their facility and everyone that showed up. It was a warm and humid one. Summer is here.

The Woodlands Group Run 6-8-14 VillaSport Free Pass day

It is that time of the year again.

Time: 6:45
Location: VillaSport (4141 Technology Forest Blvd., The Woodlands, TX 77381)
Millage 6 and 11

The Woodlands Running Club and VillaSport have worked out TWO free days for members of TWRC. Saturday and Sunday June 7th and 8th. The Sunday 7 am run will start and finish at VillaSport in the Woodlands. After the run, feel free to use the showers, pools or exercise equipment at VillaSport.

The Villa Café opens at 8:00 am so make plans to hang out for a bit. Can't make the Sunday run but want to check out VillaSport later in the day? No problem, just stop by VillaSport any time on Saturday June 8th or Sunday June 9th between 7:00 am to 8:00 pm and show a state issued ID and tell them you are a member of TWRC. They will check your name against the current membership roster. You will have to sign the standard wavier. Yes - You can bring the family as well. One more benefit of being a TWRC member! Hope to see you there.

Also, VillaSport has extended their 50% off promotion until June 15th so anyone from The Woodlands Running Club interested in joining VillaSport will be eligible for this discount when they are at the club this weekend.

VillaSport start & finish point Meet in the Villa parking lot, located not far from Research Forest and New Trails. VillaSport 4141 Technology Forest Blvd. The Woodlands, TX 77381 832-585-0822. Starbuck coffee can be had at the VillaCafé. NOTE - If you are coming from I-45, might just want to take Research instead of following Google Maps. Link to VillaSport Website




VillaSport Maps
VillaSport 6 Miler.pdf Villasport 11 miler.pdf  


Last year's Sunday Run from Villa

The Woodlands Group Run 6-9-13 VillaSport Free Pass day

Houston Distance Running & Marathon Seminar, Lone Star Collage, Aug 15th 5-9 pm, 16th 8 am - 5:30 pm

08/15/2014 17:00
America/Chicago

Houston Distance Running & Marathon Seminar
http://tgrunningsolutions.com

When Aug 15th 5-9 pm, 16th 8 am - 5:30 pm
Where: Lone Star Collage
Cost: $100, $125 after July 15th

All proceeds from Houston Distance Running & Marathon Seminar will benefit Team
Green Running a 501 c 3 organization

Countdown...

189 days, 7 hours, 39 minutes since The Woodlands Marathon.

Quotes and Photos

The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare. - Juma Ikangaa, 1989 NYC Marathon winner

Ask yourself, can I give more? The answer is usually Yes. - Paul Tergat

There is no 'Y' in running. Believe in the run. - Nike

It's rude to count people as you pass them. Out loud. - Adidas

A run begins the moment you forget you are running. - Adidas

There are no limits. There are plateaus, and you must not stay there; you must go beyond them -Bruce Lee

"Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself." - William Faulkner

"There's no such thing as bad weather, just soft people." - Bill Bowerman

We may train or peak for a certain race, but running is a lifetime sport. - Alberto Salazar

Ask yourself: 'Can I give more?'. The answer is usually: 'Yes'. - Paul Tergat, Kenyan professional marathoner

Mind is everything: muscle - pieces of rubber. All that I am, I am because of my mind. - Paavo Nurmi

"Whether you believe you can or believe you can't, you're probably right." - Henry Ford

The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start. - John Bingham, running speaker and writer

To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the Gift. - Steve Prefontaine

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