CVR News and Notes

CVR Birthdays this week!

Happy Birthday to: Nina Aitken, Dick Bushey, Pam Eaton, Mike Harris, and Toni Kaeding

Save the date – Annual Awards Dinner and Volunteer Recognition

The annual dinner will be Thursday, January 23 at the Steak House in Berlin.  More details will follow.  All 2019 volunteers can eat for free!  We will be awarding the winners of the 2019 CVR/ORO Race Series at the dinner.  

Winter long runs

This past weekend saw 22 runners for the season debut. This weekend’s run is Saturday, 9:30am in Middlesex Center near Rumney School.  Runs will be from 4.2 to 9.4 miles.  Contact this week’s host, Sarah Katz if you plan to come or if you have questions.

Next CVR Race

…is the New Year’s Eve 5K at 2pm on December 31 (of course).  This is the first event in the 2020 CVR/ORO Race Series.  On line registration is available and encouraged.

And we need volunteers!  Help is needed for finish line, registration and course monitors.  Contact Manny Sainz if you can help.  Remember the race is on New Year’s Eve afternoon.

Member benefits

As you probably know, CVR members receive discounts at Ski Rack in Burlington and Lenny’s Shoes and Apparel (Barre and Williston). Another business has now offered a discount to CVR members: Mountain Valley Lotus Holistic Center in Waterbury.  Victoria Battin at the Center is offering a 15% discount off massage for CVR members.  You can book on line and the discount code is RUN.  Or just show your membership card at the massage.


Ongoing events

CVR Fun Run  Done for the year-will be back first Tuesday in May

CVR Speed Workout Wednesdays – done for the year, will be back in Spring, stay posted

Group Runs you might want to join:
Monday at 4:15pm: Berlin Pond
, meet at Berlin Town Office, once per month run is in Adamant, info dosmyers@gmail,com
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 a.m. Plainfield/EMES/Adamant. Contact Mark Howard.
Wednesdays at 5:30 The Runderachievers run from Good Measure Brewing in Northfield
Fridays at 6:30:  Susannah Gravel hosts a trail run from her house in Randolph on the Green Mountain Stock Farms trails. FB info: 802 Trail Running

Upcoming events

->December 14, 2019, Marsh Billings Rockefeller Park Run, 5k, 9am, Woodstock. Continues every Saturday, even through winter, free
*December 31, 2019, New Year’s Eve 5K, Montpelier, 2pm
->January 1, 2020, One One New Years Day Fun Run (GMAA), 11am, Burlington

It’s a good idea to check the race information on the race website as dates and times can change. 

* Part of the CVR/ORO Race Series 2020
Feel free to email me any additional events that should be listed here.