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North Shore Striders Host A Fun Run For Grandma’s Race Participants

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I know, I know!  Who the heck wants to run the day after you’ve run a marathon, or even a half marathon?  Honestly, that’s what I use to think, I would be like “I can take the next week off, because I just ran 13.1 miles”.  But, if truth be told, it does the body good and feels fantastic to get the “kinks” of those sore tight muscles out. Oh sure, it’s sore and you feel like the tin man running at first, but once you loosen up, it feels pretty good!   The North Shore Striders are inviting you to a post-recovery run, the first annual “Get The Kinks Out Fun Run” on  Sunday, June 17 at 9 a.m. in the Fitger’s Inn Courtyard (600 E. Superior Street).

The event will kick-off with a short presentation by Doug Kurtis, world record holder for the most career sub 2:20 marathons (76) and most marathon victories (40), including Grandma’s Marathon victories in 1989 and 1993. Kurtis will then lead the group down to the Lakewalk for a short fun run to help “get the kinks out”. The run will end back at Fitger’s where food and refreshments will be available along with an opportunity to mingle with fellow runners.

Get The Kinks Out Fun Run is free and open to all. This is the first official public event for the North Shore Striders since the club’s revival last June after a 23-year hiatus. The club originally started in 1968 as a competitive track and road racing organization. On June 25, 1977 the club hosted the first Grandma’s Marathon, forever rooting the NSS’s legacy in the upper Midwest.

Today, the NSS is governed by an 11-person board of directors and has a membership of 170 people.  Annual membership fees for the NSS are $20 for individuals and $30 for families. The NSS currently offers weekly group runs for all ages and abilities, and has an Elite Runner Support program. Additional programs and events are in the works.

For more information, visit the club’s web site: www.TheNorthShoreStriders.com.

 

 

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