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CVR Birthdays this Week!
Happy Birthday this week to: Lori Lacroix, Deirdre Ellerson, Cindy Gardner-Morse (new AG!), Miccal McMullen, Alana Bonner, Fabienne Pattison.


I finally got back to Fun Run after a couple of misses. Great turnout! I think it is averaging in the mid 30’s–yes, Darragh has to go to a 2nd page for results!. Lots of fast youth for inspiration. I wish I had a camera. I’ve heard Wednesday nights continue to be strong too. The race calendar gets a little thinner these days, so pad your schedule with the Tuesday and Wednesday CVR training to keep up your momentum.

Bob Howe has announced a July 31 deadline for submissions to the CVR Newsletter. Please send him your stories and photos from the summer’s accomplishments! lucycarol18@gmail.com. The newsletter precedes an August 14 club meeting (site TBD).

Hard to break records at a 39 year old race, but Lori Crotts broke the Bear Swamp record set on July 11, 2015 by U32 Sophomore Rena Schwartz. Rena’s old mark was 37:21. Rena had bettered Megan Valentine’s old course record of 37:46 set in 2008. Lori’s record will be tough to beat. Maybe she can break her own record next year!
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CVR Birthdays this Week!
Happy Birthday this week to: Celine Blais (new AG!), Marissa Watson, Rick DeAngelis, Grace Morinth, Jon Floyd, Kimberly Caldwell, Sarah Ricker


CVR’s classic, The 39th Annual Bear Swamp Race is this coming Saturday at 9 a.m. Earn more CVR/ORS series points! Tim Noonan still needs several volunteers, so if the hill/trail features are not your favorites, please contact Tim 802-223-6216 or: carrnoonan@comcast.net to help out.

Barre Heritage Festival 5K is coming up quickly! You just have until July 22 to enter for $5. After that the price doubles to a whopping $10! (Only from CVR can you get such a deal.) Jackie Jancaitis and her Rehab Gym helpers definitely still need some CVR volunteers. Contact Jackie, 802-479-4000 or jacqueline.jancaitis@rehabgym.com, to volunteer and then explore the beautiful trail network at a leisurely pace after the race.

Race to the Top of Vermont is offering a discounted price if we send in 5 or more applications at one time. Sandy Colvin will gather the applications to be sent in at the same time. So save $ and get the printed app with a check to Sandy. She needs them by July 24th. She can be contacted at: Buckman43@comcast.net, or you can drop them off at her house or mail them to 121 Spring Hollow Rd. in Montpelier. See http://www.rtttovt.com/register/teamsclubsgroups/ for info.
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CVR Birthdays this Week!
Happy Birthday this week to: Brian Carlson, Darragh Ellerson, Dan Voisin, Estherline Carlson, Jo-ann Beaudin, Devin Baker, Dan Miller-Arsenault, Marissa Watson, Celine Blais (new AG!)



No thunderstorms and no severe wind gusts in the forecast.
The Montpelier Mile Banner will rise again this year!


Montpelier Mile tomorrow! Race Day Registration 3:45-5:30. We have our full set of volunteers, so if you want to participate, you’d better run it!
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CVR Birthdays This Week
Happy Birthday this week to: June Burr, Henry Busetti, Laura Tracy, Paul Deluca, Diane Baker, Alex Stetter (new AG!), and Sean Leahy


What’s up with all the fast Matthews? 3 of the top 4 (that is the top 3 males!) at Paul Mailman 10 Miler. See results on cvrunners.org for the 10 Miler and the 5K.

Our next CVR/ORS Race Series Event is the Montpelier Mile. We still need 3 more volunteers to help the timing company with gathering chips at the end and posting results. It is a much easier job than the manual timing we’ve done in the past. If you can help out, let me know. Pre-Registration ends July 1–that is this coming Saturday! You could race both Bear Swamp and Barre Heritage Festival 5K with the $10 you save by pre-registering.
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CVR Birthdays this Week!

Happy Birthday this week to: Richard Ferno, June Burr, Laura Tracy


Happy Summer! Great day for speed work. Wednesdays have been lucky with good weather for a year now. We are also getting some fast youth and a good group of new people at the Tuesday Fun Runs. Watch for results in the World — Darragh submits results and they print them each week.

Jim Flint has compiled the results to date for CVR/ORS series –see how you are doing HERE. I count 23 females and 33 males in the results so far. The biggest AG’s are 50-59 F and 60-69 M. The 60-69 M AG also has the most hotly contested race so far: Mike Gillis 294.7, Tim Noonan 293.6. Dot Helling leads in the women’s point total with 288.0. Jon Floyd and Dot Martin are undefeated with 200 points, but nobody has the maximum 300 points possible to date.

Please check that you are listed for any races you’ve done and that the volunteer box is checked if you already volunteered this year. If you see an error, please send a nice note to Jim jimflintvt@gmail.com. I have notified him of a couple of omissions and he will be working on updating it soon with corrections and Paul Mailman 10 Miler results.
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