KWSR BOARD ELECTIONS
As American politics heat up, so do ours. June signals the end of our political year, and Board Officer positions are officially up for grabs. As a reminder, here is our current Board:
President: Don Nelson (departing)
Vice President: Beth Moyes
Treasurer: Mary Ann Nelson (departing)
Recording Sect: (vacant)
Correspo. Sect: Rick MacKenzie
Members at Large: Mark Bell
Taz Davis (departing)
Dr. Dedra Ling
Don and Mary Ann will be stepping down, taking a VERY well-
Nominations and, especially, self-
The club is for you, our members, so don’t hesitate to take ownership in it and help us all enjoy the Keys running scene.
Still lots going on, in and outside of the club. Please volunteer at races you are not running.
Thursday 4/28, 7:00 PM.
Duval Street Mile, 1300 block start
Official Event of the Conch Republic Celebration
Saturday 4/30, 8:00 AM
Mariner’s March 5K, Basilica School
Truman Avenue, Key West
Other races on the horizon:
May 7: Police Athletic League 5K
May 21: Keys 100 Ultra & Relay
Entry info and full-
RUNNING AS A TEAM
The Duval Street Mile offers 9 categories for 3-
> Family Fun:
> Social Squad:
> Protect & Serve:
PD, FD, MCSO, JIATF, USCG, USN, USAF, SWUFO…
> Food & Beverage
Bar and restaurant staff
> Hospitality & Tourism
Hotels, boats, HTA…
> Health & Fitness
Gyms, sports teams…
Teachers, admin, staff, coaches…
> Bizniz World
> HS Students
> MS & Elementary School Students.
anyone under ninth grade.
Teams compete within their category and against the field in general. AND each category recognizes male, female, and mixed teams.
Full descriptions can be found on the race web site: www.DuvalStreetMile.com.
This is not a relay race; everyone runs the full mile and the teams are scored cross country style: by place, with low score winning. It would be great to see several KWSR teams in the thick of it.
So, check out the categories, recruit a couple of friends, family members, co-
If you can’t come up with enough, drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll help stitch some teams together.
(Shirt design is pretty cool, too.)
GRAND PRIX: SUMMER SEASON IS UPON US
The GP committee had posted a Summer season schedule last September, as well as the schedule for the just-
We’re going to count ED5K as the season opener, since it had been posted, and carry on with the new and very much improved slate of races:
4/28 Duval Street Mile, 7 PM
4/30 Mariners March 5K, 8 AM
5/28 Southernmmost Seminoles 5K, 7:30 PM
7/04 Crime Stoppers 5K, 8 AM
8/21 Conchs Cross Country Classic, 7:30 AM
10/01 Montessori 5K, 8 AM
11/05 Zonta ABC 5K, 8 AM
11/19 Mariners Hospital 5K, 8 AM (5K only)
11/26 Hog’s Breath 5K, 8 AM
There may be a couple more added. Your best six (6) scores will count, as before.
Originally, we were going to finish with the CC race, but we looked at that list and went, “blahhhh.” This will be a much more exciting way to close out the competition.
We will now close out 2016 with HB5K, and have our GP Awards Give-
The committee would like your input on this. Shoot us an email with your thoughts, ideas, and suggestions: email@example.com.
THE MERRY MERRY MONTH O’ MAY GATHERING
Mark Bell will be working his culinary magic with international cuisine in the pavillion. This will be a Sweaty Social, with a “3 mile or so” jaunt between the meeting and the eating.
Those of us who do not run will sweat in place. Members are encouraged (but not required) to bring desserts!
When: Wednesday 5/4, 6:30 PM
Where: McCoy Indigenous Park, Atlantic & White
As always, there will be a KWSR BOD meeting from 5:30-