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RRCA Special Alert for: Running Clubs

Are Saturday runs fall within the RRCA guide lines, as we generally have 10 or less participants. Use your own judgment in determining if you will attend a Saturday run.

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Feb, March & April Schedule, run at 7:00 AM

Sat Feb 29 Burger King, 291 & Woods Chapel, Lakewood

Sat Mar 7 Blue Springs Lake, meet at east end of Blue Springs Lake Dam, run east then Turkey Hollow Dr.
Sat Mar 14 Little Blue Trace from trailhead near Saints
Sat Mar 21 Longview Lake Trail from the NORTH END of the park. Next to Marina.
Sat Mar 28 Legacy Park, from Richardson Elementary School 800 NE Blackwell Rd, Lee’s Summit

Sat Apr 4 Rock Island Trail Head, Charles David Hartmen Park, 700 SW Pryor, LS
Sat Apr 11 Run with Bob and Sarah , Cameron MO details to be posted
Sat Apr 18 Lake Remembrance from Home Depot out and back 5.1 miles
Sat Apr 25 James Reed Nature Preserve Park 5 Mile Loop or more with cul-de-sacs

February Schedule, run at 7:00 AM

Sat Feb 1 Blue Springs Lake, meet at east end of Blue Springs Lake Dam, run east then Turkey Hollow Dr.
Sat Feb 8 Winter Series, Burger King, 291 & Woods Chapel, Lakewood
Sat Feb 15 James A Reed Wildlife Area, 5 Mile Loop or more with culs-de-sac
Sat Feb 22 Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saint’s
Sat Feb 22 Annual Banquet, location TBD
Sat Feb 29 Burger King, 291 & Woods Chapel, Lakewood

Saturday January 11

If the weather happens as forecast, this Saturday’s Winter series run is CANCELLED

Forecast:

Today Jan 10, Rain, mainly after 11 am. Temperature falling to around 36 by 5 pm. Northeast wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 11 pm, then sleet likely, possibly mixed with snow between 11 pm and midnight, then snow likely after midnight. Low around 20. Blustery, with a north wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch possible.

Saturday Snow before 5 pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 24. North wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

January – February Schedule, run at 7:00 AM

Wed Jan 1 Fat Ass 50K, Bob and Sara Risser, Wallace State Park, 8 am. (call first)
Sat Jan 4 Lake Jacomo 5 Mile Loop on Lake Vista trail. Meet at Liggett Admin bldg
Sat Jan 11 Winter Series, Adams Dairy Parkway from Home Depot
Sat Jan 18 James Reed Nature Preserve Park 5 Mile Loop or more with cul de sacs
Sat Jan 25 Adams Dairy Parkway from Home Depot

Sat Feb 1 Blue Springs Lake, meet at east end of Blue Springs Lake Dam, run east then Turkey Hollow Dr.
Sat Feb 8 Winter Series, Burger King, 291 & Woods Chapel, Lakewood Sat Feb 15
Sat Feb 22 Little Blue Trace from trailhead near Saint’s
Sat Feb 22 Annual Banquet, location TBD ???
Sat Feb 29 Burger King, 291 & Woods Chapel, Lakewood

Upcoming Events

Sunday December 22 – Christmas Run hosted by Terry Hickam at 4504 SW Hickory Lane, Blue Springs.  Run at 8:00 AM followed by breakfast.

Wednesday January 1 – Fat Ass 50K,  Wallace State Park, Start at 8:00 AM (call first.)