Longboat Wildfire – Volume 36, No. 1

The Wildfire is back! Check out the spring edition here.

Announcements and Events

Meet the 2019 Board

From Left to Right:

  • Social Coordinator: Stephen Word
  • President: Martin Odendaal
  • Secretary: John MacMillan
  • Race Coordinator: George Hubbard
  • Communications Coordinator: Kathleen Thompson
  • Treasurer: Bill Prest
  • Past President: Rob Hanks
  • Vice President: Bert de Vries

Missing from the Group Photo

  • Coaching Coordinator: Michelle Clarke

More information is HERE

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2019 Membership Runs January thru December

The Registration page is available through this page HERE

If you are signing up for coaching in 2019, be sure to add this to your 2019 membership renewal.

The following coaches are available for 2019:
Steve Metzger
Gerardo Reyes
Michelle Clarke
George Hubbard
Roger Moss

Please email Michelle Clarke with the name of a coach whom you would like to work with, or state “no preference”.

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Coaching 2019

Word From The Coach

If you are signing up for coaching in 2019, be sure to add this to your 2019 membership renewal.

The following coaches are available for 2019:
Steve Metzger
Gerardo Reyes
Michelle Clarke
George Hubbard
Roger Moss

Please email Michelle Clarke at Coaching@longboatroadrunners.com with the name of a coach whom you would like to work with, or state “no preference”.

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Longboat Awards

2018 Longboat Award Recipients

2017 Longboat Award Recipients

2016 Longboat Award Recipients

2015 Longboat Award Recipients

2014 Longboat Award Recipients

2013 Longboat Award Recipients

2012 Longboat Award Recipients

2011 Longboat Award Recipients

Member of the Year – This award recognizes a member who has made an outstanding contribution to the club.

New Member of the Year (male and female) – This award recognizes a new member who has made an outstanding contribution to the club through volunteerism or his/her running performances.

Most Improved Runner of the Year (male and female) – This award recognizes a member who has shown the most improvement (based on race results, club standings and input from coaches).

Kevin Hayes Road Warrior – This award recognizes members who run an exceptional kind of race or number of races. There can be multiple recipients for this award.

Marathoner of the Year (male and female) – This award recognizes a member who has displayed dedication and performance in a marathon. Although finishing time is an important factor, it is not the only consideration.

Runner of the Year (male and female) – This award recognizes a member who has had an outstanding running season. Recipients of this award displayed dedication to the sport, determination to improve and the ability to inspire others to excel.

Special Achievement – This award recognizes outstanding achievements of members and is only given out as appropriate (not necessarily every year). Recipients are selected by the Awards Committee.

Cross Country Champions (Male & Female) – Winners of the annual Longboat Cross Country Championship 5Km race held in September in Riverdale Park.

Flying Feather Awards (7 male and 7 female) – These awards recognize members with the fastest road race times. A member’s top four road races are converted to a half marathon equivalent using the MacMillan running calculator. The average time is taken and ranked against other members. Races between 5K and 42.2K qualify. Duplication of distances is not permitted.

WMA Awards (7 male and 7 female) – These awards recognize members with the highest World Masters Association age adjusted scores. The six races to count comprise a minimum of two races under 10Km and two races 10Km or more, with a maximum of two track races under 10,000m. A marathon can be counted as two races.

5  Year Bronze Pin – Awarded to a member on attaining 5 years of club membership.

10 Year Pewter Pin – Awarded to a member on attaining 10  years of club membership.

25 Year Gold Pin – Awarded to a member on attaining 25 years of club membership.

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