Well folks, with sorrow-filled tears and heavy hearts, the time has come to say goodbye to Hans, as he leaves us for Iowa. We’re seeing him off at SF’s token tiki bar, TRAD’R SAMS, this Friday, May 22nd.
Hans selected this joint (dive bar, tiki themed, Outer Richmond) because it was the location of his 1st ever GGRC event 5 years ago. And for those of you that don’t know Hans, he’s the large bald man with the vocal decibel levels of a Vegas DJ and the thighs of a German beer wench. He’s been a HUGE part of GGRC since he joined almost 5 years ago: a past President, Race Coordinator, honorary mascot, track cheerleader, and much more. Let’s send him off right.
The craziest official GGRC of the year is upon us! Sunday, May 17th, get ready to dress up, run fast, and party hard through the heart of San Francisco!
Club Costume: PIRATES
- Eye patches, hoops, johnny depp eyeliner, swords, poofy shirts all welcome.
Club After Party: LINDLEY, Golden Gate Park
- Feel free to bring refreshments and beverages.
Cue the drumroll, please, for our Aaaaapril Haaaaaaaappy Hourrrrrrrr (insert sounds of drum rollllls and human excitement)…
We will be holding our April Happy Hour at Amante SF in North Beach! We dare you to find a better opportunity to meet back up with the people you brushed clean, bare elbows with at our Annual Banquet and rehash the bad decisions we all made?! (Michael Howland I’m looking at you, and frankly it’s hard to look you in the eye right now.)
Nestled in the heart of North Beach, Amante is one of San Francisco’s best kept secrets. With an inexpensive small-plate menu by Chubby Noodle, delicious cocktails, & fun bartenders, Amante has something for everyone – sports on 6 TVs, plush comfortable bar stools, and heated outdoor dining. Hope to see you all there!
WHEN: Friday, April 24th, 6pm
WHERE: Amante SF (North Beach) – 570 Green St
We had a great stair workout on Wednesday! Look at all those happy faces…
What: Grand View Park Stair Workout
When: 4/15, 7pm
Where: Meet at Kezar Stadium West Entrance. We’ll do an easy jog together to Grand View Park as our warmup.
Why: It will be fun! And you get this view at the top.
Normal Sunday Run on 4/12 will be CANCELLED* Not only will many of us be at the Woodside Race, there is also a race (10M/10K) going on in the Presidio that will disrupt the roads/parking until mid day. Registration is still open for Woodside, so come join us on the trails!!
*If you do choose to partake in a normal Sunday Run from Crissy Field, look for Emily Mueller and other GGRC members to run with!
FACT: Our New Members this year are Awesome. With a capital A. So come give them a special shout out this Sunday, March 29th: 10am “Newbie Run” with a Barbecue after.
We’ll bring the BBQ basics – you bring your favorite side dish or drink…and a Newbie!
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Get ready for our March Happy Hour! Meet us on Thursday, March 12th at Brewcade Bar for some classic arcade action and an amazing beer list in an industrial urban atmosphere.
Date: Thursday, March 12th
Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Location: SF Brewcade Bar: 2200 Market Street #102
Hood: Duboce Triangle
Mark your calendars for Sunday, April 26th: We’re having a change of scenery for our Sunday run and starting from A Runner’s Mind (3575 Sacramento Street) in Laurel Heights. The best part? We’ll get 10% off while shopping afterwards. New shoes please!
Tickets are now available for our favorite time of the year, our Annual Banquet! This year, we’re taking over Roe for the big party–an awesome SOMA lounge, for dancing, photography, awards, giveaways, hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and more! So grab your best [non-sweaty] attire, and get ready to “cheers” your running accomplishments in style.
We’re excited for our banquet at Roe!
Whether you’re a GGRC newbie, or a longtime veteran, it’s a celebration you don’t want to miss. Snag your $65 tickets (price increases on March 15th) and lets party down!
GGRC Official Member Banquet 2015
When: Saturday, April 4th, 7 – 10pm
Where: Roe Restaurant:
651 Howard Street (SOMA)
Tickets: $65 – Send via PayPal to email@example.com (be sure to select “friends and family” to avoid PayPal’s additional fee)
*Ticket prices increases to $75 on March 15th
Sunday run (February 1st) is cancelled. Instead, come support the runners in the Kaiser Half Marathon. GGRC is sponsoring a volunteer station – it’s going to be LOTS of fun! There are still of few spots left – contact a board member for more info.