News and Notes

CVR Birthdays this week:

Happy Birthday to: Natalie Chapell – new age group 40’s!, Kelly Cochrane-Collar, Cheryl Lasell, Marie Voisin, Jason Boisseau

Hi CVR Members,

Happy Winter Solstice and a very Merry Christmas! It’s great to know we have longer days coming, but seems like a long ways to go before we get through the winter and racing season returns. But wait, next week it’s the start of the 2022 race season with the New Year’s Eve 5K! Is everyone signed up for it yet? Anyways, let’s get into the news.

Winter Group Runs
Last week was the first really nice day for a CVR Saturday winter group run. I wasn’t able to make it but it looks like there was a great turn out for the event. In the picture can you count how many runners participated? I can count 19. What about you?

Heather Tomlins, coordinator of the winter group runs, wanted me to remind you that due to the holidays we will not have a group run for the next couple of weeks. If you are looking for someone to still run with on those days, please use our Facebook Community page for that. Otherwise, the next run will be January 8th. As always, if you’re not on the distribution list for the group please reply to this email and ask to be added.

Coming up Events
The New Year’s Eve 5K will take place at 2 PM in Montpelier. Please note once again there is a change in the bib pickup and race day registration location for the event. It will be at Onion River Outdoors. We are highly recommending online registration and the entrance fee will go up on race day. For details go to our website – NYE5KMore volunteers are needed! If you are having issues with signing up on our website, just reach out to me! Thanks.

Snow Shoe Race is on again this year and will be live! Here are her details of the event.

Millstone Madness Snowshoe Race

Saturday, February 12th, 2022, 10am

3 mile course, snowshoes are required. ORO is offering 50% discount on rentals to participants.

44 Brook Street, Websterville, VT 05678

CVR Annual Dinner
There is still time to sign up for the annual dinner. Please RSPV to  John Martin

Volunteer Sign-up
Volunteers can start signing up for New Year’s Eve 5K and the Snowshoe Event.  CVR Volunteers – Click the link and then go to Volunteer for CVR Race.

We are down to only one Race Director needed for next year. Anyone out there willing to give it a try?

Barre Town Spring Run – There will be plenty of support to transition the event to you.

Please signup by reaching out to me!

Other News
As you all know already, “Our Speed Work Out Night” will return next Spring with Natalie Gentry as the new coordinator of that event. I’m wondering if Natalie knows that in past years when we had a speed workout night, it was a year round event. The following picture is proof of that. It popped up in my memory photos over the weekend. Some of the old timers may remember we went several years without someone showing up every week, including some pretty cold and icy days.

Your news
We are into the winter months where news is very slim so please share your news now!!!

This is for you, share your news!!

Magic Number: 14

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Ongoing/Upcoming events 

CVR Races
New Year’s Eve 5K 12/31
Milestone Madness Snowshoe Race 2/12/2021

Runderacheivers in Northfield
Runderachievers is a social run group that meets in front of Good Measure Brewing Co every Wednesday at 5:30. (17 East St, Northfield, VT 05663)
All ages, and abilities are welcome. After a short run(or walk) we enjoy special pricing of their draft craft beers.
Anyone wishing to enter the brewery must show proof of vaccination.

Spruce Mountain Hike/Run
Every Sunday from 7:30 am. Hikers or runners of all abilities can join. Reach out to April Farnham with any questions.

Safe Running!
Manny Sainz





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