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Post-Philadelphia Distance Run Picnic, Sun Sept 19, 11am

Hi all. Once again we will be having a Philly Runners totally awesome and ridiculously gourmet post Philadelphia Distance Run picnic and barbecue on Sunday, September 19.

For those of you who have been around for some time, you can skip directly to the part where you RSVP.

What: Philly Runners totally awesome and ridiculously gourmet post-race picnic and barbecue.

When: Sunday, September 19. Roughly 11:00am. The race starts at 7:30am. With any luck, I'll run it in under two hours, cross the finish line, walk down to wherever I parked my car, drive it up to the picnic site, unload it, re-park my car, walk back to the picnic site, throw some burgers on the grill. If you're at the picnic site before me, stick around and you'll be able to help me set up when I get there.

Where: Locust Street "Donut", corner of 25th and Locust, across the tracks, in the park, on the river. Map: [url[/url]

Who: You! All Philly Runners, whether or not you are running the half-marathon or 5K. Your significant other, friends, kids and dogs are also welcome. Pretty much anybody reading this who wants to come hang out with a bunch of folks who just ran 13.1 miles or 5K and eat organic hamburgers with us is welcome. Just let me know you're coming (more on that below).
Why: Because you just ran a race and you're hungry and you don't know anywhere else within walking distance of the finish line serving organic hamburgers at 11:00 in the morning. Or perhaps you didn't just run a race, but you want to come celebrate with those who did, and, while you're at it, you might as well eat some organic hamburgers at 11:00am.

How much: A $15 contribution to the cost of this gourmet picnic will be very much appreciated. $10 if you're not having any alcohol.

Bring: Yourself and any other cool people you want to hang with. You do not need to bring anything else. If you have some dietary restriction you think I will not be able to accommodate or you have some truly unique food you would like to share with others, that's cool, but please do not feel obligated to bring anything. I plan the purchase of food on the assumption that nobody is bringing anything else.

RSVP: By Thursday, September 16 at 4pm. RSVP by posting here or on on the Facebook event. Please do not RSVP by emailing me, telling me in person, fax, phone or any other way you can think of. This is where I count how many people are coming and it's much easier when everybody is in the same place. When RSVP'ing, please indicate how many people will be in your party and if you have any veggies/vegans or other dietary restrictions. I am willing/able to accommodate any reasonable request provided you give me a heads-up.

Everybody is always welcome, even if you don’t RSVP. I generally have extra food, but an RSVP is really appreciated and an RSVP by THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 16 at 4PM is really really appreciated. But a late RSVP is better than no RSVP. I can add food to the order when I go to pick up the food that I pre-ordered.

Looking forward to seeing a bunch of hungry runners on Sunday, September 19!

Your Favorite Running Shoe: New Balance 990

Re: Post-Philadelphia Distance Run Picnic, Sun Sept 19, 11am

My rsvp for the post race bbq!

Your Next Race & Date: ?

Your Favorite Running Shoe: NB 880s

Re: Post-Philadelphia Distance Run Picnic, Sun Sept 19, 11am

Hi Seth!
Please consider this an RSVP from the new kid who showed up on Tuesday's run. I really appreciate you for putting this on, and I'm looking forward to being there.

Your Favorite Running Shoe: Hoka One One Mach

Re: Post-Philadelphia Distance Run Picnic, Sun Sept 19, 11am

The location of this BBQ has been changed to Lemon Hill.

Your Favorite Running Shoe: New Balance 990