Board Meeting

Club officers present: Bob Shafer (president); Dave Eggler (treasurer), Marty Mazur (communications director), Marty Klanchar (membership director), Erika Christiansen (secretary / archivist). Other present: Jake and Sarah Clements, Cheryl Keller Capone and Dean Capone.

The officers discussed with Jake Clements the final approval from the University Police on the Arts Festival Race Course. Dave Eggler suggested that Penn Dot will need to be aware of the course and mentioned the contact at Penn Dot. Currently there are 18 registered for the 10 miler.

The officers continued to discuss the access to the Penn State Outdoor Track and don’t have a resolution.

The officers approved the Sponorship Grant request for the NT&F youth club and the donation to The TUSSEY mOUnTaiNBACK relay and ultramarathon.

Membership Meeting

Club officers present: Bob Shafer (president); Dave Eggler (treasurer), Marty Mazur (communications director), Marty Klanchar (membership director), Erika Christiansen (secretary / archivist). Other present: Jake and Sarah Clements, Cheryl Keller Capone and Dean Capone, Dave DeGroote, David Lloyd, Monica Mahoney, Katrina D'Anca, and we want to welcome our newest members; Kent Gustavson and Katharina Schuhmann.

Cheryl Keller Capone (PhD, NASM-CPT) gave a wrap up on the NVRC Running Workshop "Run Healthy, Run Strong" that she and Christine Doorman (USTAF Level 1) lead during a 4 week period at Tudek Park. The workshop was a success. They had positive and constructive feedback. Stay tuned, there is discussion of another running workshop in the future.

Mike Casper brought the NVRC banner to hand over to Jake Clements to use for the Arts Festival Race.

Give ‘Em 5! Run for Veternans a NVRC Race is on October 29, 2017. This race is dedicated to honoring the sacrifices and commitments of our community's brave veterans. Funds raised from this race will be made available to veterans in need of financial assistance through the Veterans Assistance Fund. Registration is open at www.imathlete.com/events/GiveEm5

Fibonacci 4K is a new running event which benefits Discovery Space and KidTech (two local STEM-focused non-profits).This will be held on the grounds of the Boalsburg Military Museum July 8, 2017. Flyers were passed out to the guest tables during the club meeting for guests to take home. Paper entry forms are available at Rapid Transit and Discovery Space. Registration is open at http://www.imathlete.com/events/EventOverview.aspx?fEID=65776&fQuery=&z=1496941733333
Early registration ends on June 15th. They are looking for volunteers to be course directors, packet supporters and race day helpers. Please contact Liz Kesenwether at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call at 814-571-3487.

Katrina D’Anca discussed the newly modified Nittany Valley Half-Marathon course. Registration fee is $35.00 by November 2, and $45.00 after. Add $10.00 for the optional finisher’s medal. All NVRC members will have $2.00 off the registration fee. Mail-in, online registration and requests for volunteers will be coming soon.

The attendance was small but those who attended enjoyed pizza, beer and discussions about group runs out at Rothrock, State Game Lands and Lower Trail. This lead to conversations about snakes and safety running on trails this summer. Thank you Cheryl Keller Capone for coming out with your family on your birthday! Welcome to the NVRC Kent Gustavson and Katharina Schuhmann. We look forward to you running with with us.

Upcoming Races:
Huntingdon 5K for the 250th

Saturday June 10
8:30 am

Tussey Teaser #5: Eager Seeger Half-Marathon
Sunday June 18th
8:30 am
http://tusseymountainback.com/events/tussey-teasers

14th Annual Crack O’Dawn 5K
Saturday June 24th
8:00 am
http://bit.ly/crackodawn2017

Central PA 4th Fest Firecracker 4K and 4 Mile Races
Tuesday July 4th
8:00 am
www.4thFest.org

Next NVRC Race:
Fibonacci 4K Fun Run

Saturday July 8
9:00 am
http://www.imathlete.com/events/EventOverview.aspx?fEID=65776&fQuery=&z=1496941733333

The Sue Crowe Memorial 42nd Annual NVRC Arts Festival 5K, 10K and 10 Mile Races
Sunday July 16

8:15 am
http://nvrun.com/index.php/racing/club-sponsored/arts-festival-races

The Sue Crowe Memorial 42nd Annual Arts Festival Kids Races
Sunday July 16th
11:00 am

Next Meeting August 8th. This is suppose to be the club picnic. Location and details coming soon.