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June newsletter

:Treasurers Report – was read to those in attendance. Congratulations to all that ran the Memorial Day Run, the first leg of the SI Triple crown: Rocket Members that placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd in their age group… Kristina Wiezbaski 1st age 15 to 19 Trish Mulligan 1st age 35 to 39 Jen Gregorio 1st age 45 to 49 Maureen Noland 1st age 60 to 64 Nancy Wagner-Wetzel 2nd age 65 to 69 Angela Conte 1st age 70 to 74 Antonio Mass 3rd age 50 to 54 Arthur Noland 1st age 60 to 64 Tom Bednarcyski 2nd age 60 to 64 John Dixon 2nd age 70 to 74 Congratulations and good luck on the next two legs of the Triple Crown! Upcoming Races: 6/10 – Saturday – 9AM Fun Run Champs 1st of Steve Lauria Series 6/10 – Saturday – NYC Runs Bkyln Pride 5K Bartel Prtichard Square, Bklyn 6/10 – Saturday - NYRR Mini 10K Women Only Race Central Park NY 6/11 - Sunday- 9AM 1st Annual SSG Michael Ollis 5k Run, New Dorp Lane 6/17 – Saturday-8AM – Patanell’s FLAT as a Pancake Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon- for more info 6/17 - Saturday – NYRR Queens 10K –only Charity openings available 6/18 - Sunday- 9AM -Father’s Day 5K Mt. Loretta 6/18 - Sunday – NYC Runs-Running of the Balls-benefiting Testicular Cancer Roosevelt Island NY 6/24 - Saturday – 9AM “Last Race for Luke” St. Joseph by the Sea 6/24 - Saturday 9AM Bay Ridge 4 miler – 1st race of the Brooklyn Triple Crown (then on 7/15- 2nd race & 8/26 – 3rd race) 6/25 - Sunday - NYRR Achilles Hope & Possibilities 4M Central Park 7/4 - Tuesday- Arielle Newman 5 miles 9AM Forest Avenue 7/4 - Tuesday NYC Runs 5K & 10K Firecracker on Governor’s Island Weekly Races: Every Saturday – 9AM - SIAC 3 mile Fun Run - Clove Lake Park Every Sunday - 9AM- NYRR-Conference House 3 mile run Every Tuesday 7PM – NYRR – Silver Lake Park 3 Mile Run Every Tuesday 6PM - Jimmy’s Old School Rocket Run-5 miles Every Thursday 7PM - Tommy’s Speed Runs Clove Lake Park 3 miles “Last Race for Luke” - The Richmond Rockets have always paid for the insurance for this race, and it was decided at our June Meeting we will again pay the insurance for the June 24th Race. Please make every effort to attend this “Last Race for Luke Parlatore”! Car Magnets and Phone Wallets - $5.00 each. They make great gifts and remember all profits go to our Scholarship Fund. Also a great way to promote our running club! Both items will always be available at all meetings. Our Incentive program is going well…please check with Darlene to make certain she has a record of all Staten Island Races you have participated in and make sure you sign in at each meeting you attend. Rockets Apparel for sale: Need a new Richmond Rockets Shirt? Jimmy Hart will be on hand at every meeting with a selection of Rocket apparel for you to purchase: Pricing: Singlet $25.00, Dry-Fit Tee $15.00, Long Sleeve Dry Fit Tee $25.00, Sweatshirt $25.00. Special: Short Sleeve Dry fit and Long Sleeve Dry fit for $35.00 Remember…wear your Richmond Apparel and earn points! Email Jimmy ahead of every meeting or race and he will bring them to you! Birthday Celebrations We wished the following members that are celebrating a birthday during the month of June. Cherly Bergeron, Edwin Cosme, Jackie Mahoney, and Antonio Massa. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Runner of the Month for May: This month’s runner of the month is John Dixon. At the young age of 71 this man is unstoppable. A regular at most local races, the Thursday night speed runs, Jimmy's Old School runs, past SI Triple Crown winner, & many half marathons and marathons under his belt. He is a very active runner and a remarkable reminder that the sp