October 27, 2016

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It’s Our Annual Halloween Party!

“Darkness falls across the land. The midnight hour is close at hand. Creatures crawl in search of blood, to terrorize y’awl’s neighborhood. And Whosoever shall be found, without the soul for getting down. Must stand and face the hounds of hell, and rot inside a corpse’s shell. The foulest stench is in the air. The funk of forty thousand years. And grizzly ghouls from every tomb, are closing in to seal your doom. Although you fight to stay alive. Your body starts to shiver. For no mere mortal can resist. The evil of the Thriller!”

This week marks our annual Halloween Party!  We hope you’ve got those costumes ready as we’ll have a special Halloween route, games, and awards for best male and female costume.  All this, plus DJ Marathon will be in the house with plenty of music and dancing and of course we’ll have our big month-end giveaway courtesy of Deschutes Brewery!  See you at 6:00 PM this Thursday at Ripples!

Featured Brewery:  Deschutes

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Deschutes Brewery is back again as our beer sponsor for October and will be providing us with after-run hydration all month long!  You can check out a selection of their beer right after the run!  “Good people drink good beer.” – Hunter S. Thompson

Board of Director Elections

It’s that time of the year where we begin taking nominations for the Board positions that will be up for election. We have 3 positions up for election, which are:

  • President
  • Treasurer
  • Sponsor Liaison

If you are interested or know someone who might be qualified for any of those positions (the position descriptions and other criteria for each of the positions can be found in our Bylaws) send an email to our Secretary, Robert Teal, at secretary@flyingirish.org Nominations must be received by November 1st.

2016 Flying Irish Grant

Have you ever had the opportunity to run a race but decided you couldn’t do it because it was too expensive? Or you really want to run your first “X” race and couldn’t pull the trigger on signing up? Well, the Flying Irish Running Club wants to help you get to that starting line with the “FLYING IRISH KEEP ON RUNNING” GRANT!!We will be awarding three Grants this year for a grand total of up to $400 to help our members out in accomplishing the Flying Irish’s mission of promoting an active lifestyle through running. To apply for the Grant simply follow the link below and download the application. The deadline for submission of applications is November 12th. The winners will be announced at the End of Season Party.  http://www.flyingirish.org/flying-irish-grant/

Reflective Jackets Now On Sale!

Reflective Jackets

The night is dark and full of runners so it’s time to think about visibility as night is coming earlier and earlier.  We’ve got our awesome reflective vests and jackets for sale, so stop by during the run and pick one up!  Be safe, be seen, and be stylish!

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Upcoming Races / Events

  • October 27th.  It’s the Flying Irish Halloween Party!

Have a race that you want the Flying Irish to promote?  Contact our Sponsor Liaison.

Flying Irish Discounts

Special Flying Irish discount weeks at Fleet Feet Spokane.

Reduced room rates at Red Lion On the River 

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