Grab your head ……. lamps!

RRRC is paying for munchies after the event so come out!!!
Look at the route provided below and ……….. my you will be in some scary areas ! One never knows about these misty nights .
“Then, as he wended his way, by swamp and stream and awful woodland, to the farmhouse where he happened to be quartered, every sound of nature, at that witching hour, fluttered his excited imagination. (1.16)”   So says the Legend of Ichabod Crane

— halloween3

This run is a 5 km race a full moon – but it isn’t exactly 5 km, the moon isn’t exactly full, and it isn’t at all a race. But it will be fun! The moon will be still be in sky just not visible. Let out a Halloween Howl – awooooooo…

Location: Meet at the Lumsden Hotel & Steak Pit, 30 2nd Ave Lumsden, SK
Time: Saturday October 29th. Short race briefing at 6:45 p.m., and the running will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Where do we run: The course map is shown below or just follow the person in front of you – it’s a pretty casual run! Over the past years, there have been 4 different courses, so stay tuned.
Requirements: Headlamp or flashlight and reflective clothing.
Registration: Not required. This is a casual, fun run. Just so we can give the hotel a heads up on numbers please email milog@accesscomm.ca

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The Harvest Moon Run

This run is a 5 km race a full moon – but it isn’t exactly 5 km, the moon isn’t exactly full, and it isn’t at all a race. But it will be fun! The moon will be still be in sky just not visible. We could switch it up and call it the Halloween Howl – awooooooo…

This is a night run on Saturday October 29th. A headlamp or flashlight is required. Reflective clothing is required.

Location: Meet at the Lumsden Hotel & Steak Pit, 30 2nd Ave Lumsden, SK
Time: Short race briefing at 6:45 p.m., and the running will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Where do we run: The course will be outlined just prior to the run, or just follow the person in front of you – it’s a pretty casual run! Over the past years, there have been 4 different courses, so stay tuned.
Requirements: Headlamp or flashlight and reflective clothing.
Registration: Not required. This is a casual, fun run. Just so we can give the hotel a heads up on numbers please email milog@accesscomm.ca

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The (Almost Full) Harvest Moon Run

This nearly 5 km run under a nearly full moon is nearly a race, but it isn’t exactly 5 km, the moon isn’t exactly full, and it isn’t a race. But it will be fun!

This is a night run on Saturday October 24th. A headlamp or flashlight is required. Reflective clothing is required.

Location: Meet at the Lumsden Hotel & Steak Pit, 30 2nd Ave Lumsden, SK
Time: Short race briefing at 6:45 p.m., and the running will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Where do we run: The course will be outlined just prior to the run, or just follow the person in front of you – it’s a pretty casual run! Over the past 4 years, there have been 4 different courses, so stay tuned.
Requirements: Headlamp or flashlight and reflective clothing.
Registration: 
Not required. This is a casual, fun run.

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This event is not timed, and no prizes will be awarded for coming in first or last. It has turned out to be a fun time to have a non-competitive night run and enjoy the hospitality of Lumsden.

Course

Harvest Moon route 2015

Following the race, everyone is invited to gather at the Lumsden Hotel to brag about this year’s races, drink a libation of your choice and enjoy the company of fellow runners.

Bring your friends, bring your neighbors for a fun non-competitive night run.

Tips for Running at Night

Paraphrased from Running Room Magazine V.18, Iss. 5 Sept-Oct 2012

Pay closer attention to surroundings, especially footing
Stay alert
Leave the headphones for daylight
Be reflective – cars need to see you
Wear a hat to reduce headlight glare
Bring a headlamp or flashlight – you’ll see better and be more visible to cars
Carry ID and a cell phone
Stick with a buddy or group

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A Moonless Harvest Moon Run

It was a dark and stormy night. Well, perhaps the weather wasn’t quite the same as when Snoopy started his stories, but it was dark and there was some rain.

We didn’t get to see the moon, in all its harvest fullness, but the weather was reasonably warm, the wind calm and the rain had mostly passed before the run started.

The rain and construction on the southern extent of James St, resulted in a change to the course for Continue reading