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June – July Schedule, runs start 7:00 AM

Sat June 6 Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints (bike trail?)
Sat June 13 Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints
Sat June 20 Rock Island Trail Head, Charles David Hartmen Park, 700 SW Pryor, LS
Sat June 27 Blue Springs Lake, meet at east end of Blue Springs Lake Dam, run east then Turkey Hollow Dr.

Sat Jul 4 Alta Vista trail from trail head near east end of dam.
Sat Jul 11 Summer Sizzler, Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints.
Sat July 18 Adams Dairy Parkway from Home Depot
Sat July 25 Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints.

Breakfast run May 30, 2020

Candy Williams would be honored for you to join her at her place in Grain Valley on Saturday May 30.

Due to Covid-19 precautions, there are limitations to this event.  If you have questions or concerns please respond via the email address provided and we will get back with you by Friday.

Place:  5906 S. Minter Road Grain Valley MO. 64029
Phone:  816-769-5603
Date:  Saturday, May 30, 2020
Time:  8:00 for the run (4-6 miles)
Brunch is after the run

Please RSVP to breakfastrun@bs50.com, Candy needs a head count by Friday evening, May 29 to make plans.

Local Covid-19 guidelines will be in place for this event.

Saturday Runs Will Resume Saturday May 16

We will restart this weekend Saturday May 16 with the scheduled run at Lake Vista trail from South Trailhead Parking Lot, Liggett RD.the following social distancing protocol be used
based on EJC guidance.

1. Acknowledge that is is safest for vulnerable individuals to refrain from attending.
2. If individuals with vulnerabilities want to attend, be informed that the guidance is to “always wear a mask.”
3. Take temperature before attending and refrain if you have any symptoms of any virus or similar infection.
4. If you have been sick or feel that you have recovered from sickness but have recently taken medications for symptomatic relief, refrain from attending.
5. Maintain a 6-feet social distance at all times (side by side/front to back). I would even suggest 10 feet front to back if running.
6. If more than 10 arrive, split into smaller groups and run in different directions if possible.
7. a log will be kept of who ran.

RRCA Update, April 30 and Run Schedule Update

Plan on resuming run schedule no earlier than Saturday May 16

RRCA Updates for: Running Club Leaders

Greetings from Virginia where the RRCA national office remains in a shelter-in-place order until early June. With that said, we know several states are working towards a return-to-business starting in May.

We offer the following recommendations as restrictions ease:
• Be prepared for a slow phase-in of return-to-activities in your community. Keep in mind state officials may say one thing, while your county or city officials may say something else based on local conditions.
• This is not a like a fire drill where everyone will get an “all-clear,” “return to normal” directive in May. Take your time to work with local officials to understand when you will be allowed to host group runs and produce your race(s).
• You may find that communities will start to allow for small group gatherings of 10-25 people before allowing events over 100 people. This may present an opportunity to implement some small, controlled group runs to test updated sanitation efforts to implement at future events and larger group runs.
• Avoid group selfies on social media for the next month if your reduced restrictions allow for gatherings of 10 or more. It will help maintain/improve the nationwide example of runners being responsible community leaders if we continue to promote physical distancing.
• Plan, plan, plan – utilize the “Looking Forward: Guidelines for Events” for helpful tips. RRCA will issue results from our Runner Attitude survey by next week, which will also be a helpful planning tool. First look of 10K responses, we’ve got some good data. We will continue to share best-practices and planning documents created by members as those resources are finalized in the coming days/weeks.
• Update your waivers if you do virtual runs. For all events and group runs you will host post-pandemic, we recommend addressing Covid-19 and other diseases in your waiver moving forward.

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.

RRCA Information – Post on Your Sites, Share on Social Media
The RRCA has been issuing helpful tips and content that you can share on your websites or in social media. You can copy portions of the information or entire content, all we ask is that you cite the author and RRCA. Reaching out to new runners may be a great way to engage more people in the sport, especially as people are looking to be active to manage stress. We encourage you to share our Starting Your Running Journey information.

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