SRR Board Meeting Minutes
Board members attending: David Freeze, Steve Clark, Wayne Crowder, Teri Shaw, Wanda Parks, Brooke Taylor, Luann Fesperman
Board members absent: Catherine Gilbert,
David welcomed everyone at 5:55 pm
Brooke gave the treasurer’s report. SRR has $10,139.93 on hand.
Wanda reported that the club did not add any new members since last meeting and the total membership is 174. (September minutes stated total membership at 147 in error should have been 174.)
October 12th - Livingstone cross country meet at Salisbury Community Park, start time is 4:30. (This time changed from 5 pm). SRR will time this event.
October 17th - Explore the Greenway 5K at 6 pm. SRR will time this race.(Postponed from Oct.10th due to the chance of bad weather.)
October 20th - Catawba Challenge 5K, 3 laps around campus, starting at 8:30 am. SRR will time this race in exchange for using the campus for our Winter Flight 8K.
October 27th - St. Matthew’s Church 5K at 9 am. SRR will time this race.
October 28th - Spooky Sprint 5K, 2 pm at Catawba College. SRR will time this race.
November 1st - One Day at a Time 1 Mile Run/Walk, Oak Park Retirement at 10 am. This will be a unique first time race. The age groups will be 60-69, 70-79, 80-89 & 90 and up. There will be two wheelchair divisions, Electric and Assisted. The Assisted Division will have a Catawba athlete push the participant through the course. SRR will time this event.
November 3rd - Harvest Hope 5K at Patterson Farms, start time 9 am. (This race was previous called the Hospice 5K.) SRR will time this race.
November 22nd - Butterball 5K at the Forum. Start time is 8:30 am. SRR will time this race.
December 1st - Santa Run 5K at Sloan Park. Start time is 9 am. This is a SRR race. Wanda will be in charge of the pancakes and food.
December 9th - Girls on the Run 5K. Start time is 2 pm. Elementary and Middle School Girls on the Run members will run this race with an adult or coach. SRR will provide limited help.
David reported that our relationship with Sportoften needs to improve. David has talked to Sportsoften and will setup a meeting.
David reported that the new race permit process is working well. The City of Salisbury Special Events Permit fee for a race is $110.
David reported he looks for Salisbury to be designated a Runner Friendly Community soon. This would come with national recognition and new sign around town.
Winter Flight 8K is coming up January 27th . We discussed making some changes to the sponsorship form. Changes include adding that the sponsorship is tax deductible, including the 501c number, and that it benefits Rowan Helping Ministries. All board member will be responsible for obtaining sponsors. Brooke will email information on previous sponsors.
The Annual SRR Meeting will be held January 26th at the Salisbury YMCA with Debbie Suggs catering the event if available. It was suggested to send out “save the dates” ASAP. David would like any new ideas forwarded to him in the next 10 days. We are still looking for someone to head up this event.
We discussed the webmaster position and decided that David would ask Elaine Brown if she would be interested.
David reported that the Fall BRC will finish out with a very small group and that we will not have the winter class in January.
David will get with Teri and try to order SRR stickers and magnets to have by the annual meeting.
A motion was made by Brooke to ask Tisha Goodwin and Amanda Lewis if they would be willing to serve on the SRR Board. Wanda seconded the motion and all members were in agreement.
Next meeting will be Wednesday, November 14th .
Meeting was adjourned at 7:38
Submitted by Luann Fesperman