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Archive for December 17th, 2014

Thursday Run (Dec. 18)

We’ll meet in the parking lot of the Brea Sports Park at 6:00 p.m.  It is located at 3333 E. Birch St. on the NW corner of Birch and Valencia.

https://brearunners.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/johns-christmas-lights-run-4-4-miles1.pdf

Please BE CAREFUL when running!!!   There may be a lot of traffic and drivers will be distracted by all of the Christmas lights.

The directions for this run appear very long, but that is partly because there are a number of cul-de-sacs that we will run to the end of and then turn around.  When this is the case…you will see “180°” in the directions.  We’ll have directions for you at the run…but here is a preview:

Directions for John’s Christmas Lights Run

Run WEST on Birch St.

RIGHT on Flower Hill St.

LEFT on Bluegrass and 180°

LEFT on Flower Hill St.

RIGHT on Morning Glory St and 180°

Cross Flower Hill and run to the other side of Morning Glory and 180°

LEFT on Flower Hill St.

LEFT on Sunflower St and 180°

Cross Flower Hill and run up Sunflower

LEFT on Shamrock Ave.

LEFT on Goldenrod St.

RIGHT on Starflower St.

RIGHT on Larkspur Ave.

LEFT on Baler Ave.

RIGHT on Snowfield St.

RIGHT on Thistle Rd (this street has many turns)

RIGHT on Woodacre St.

LEFT on Walden Rd.

LEFT on Lambert Rd.

LEFT on Kraemer Blvd.

LEFT on Birch St.

LEFT on Starflower St.

RIGHT on Primrose Ave (1st street on right) and 180°

RIGHT on Floxglove St. and 180°

RIGHT on Primrose Ave.

LEFT on Starflower St.

LEFT on Birch and return to sports park

Greetings from CHERIE and ROB:  I heard from Cherie.  She said that she has been keeping busy with her new job.  She and Rob hope to get back to running with the group soon.  She wanted me to tell everybody “Hi and Merry Christmas” from the two of them.

Thomas House Shelter:  We collected $485 worth of gift cards to be donated to the families at Thomas House this holiday season.  Thank you very much to all who contributed and for opening your hearts and being so generous!  Thank you also to PAM for volunteering to organize this year’s BR holiday charity project!  Thomas House provides a list of items that they would greatly appreciate receiving throughout the year that will be useful to the families.  I will periodically post the list and if you have any items that you would like to donate…just bring it to a run.  We will happily deliver the collected items to Thomas House.

http://www.thomashouseshelter.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Thomas-House-wish-list-2-7-14.pdf

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