Team Palestine News Update for 3.22.14


Greeting to all as I hope you are all doing well. As the temperature slowly climbs our upcoming events are quickly approaching.
We have no time to waste so let’s get to it!!
The Shamrock Shuffle next Sunday (March 30, 2014)
Registration for the Shamrock Shuffle will be closing any minute. Please register ASAP if you plan on running with Team Palestine.
Our Shamrock Shuffle Team Captain Kayed Yasin will be sending detailed information as to where we will be meeting prior to the race and take team photos. More importantly, If you plan on raising funds for PCRF and you would like to choose the Shamrock Shuffle as your “Fundracer Event”, please visit this link to start your fundraiser page.
Once again, the race is next Sunday so please register before the race closes. Packet Pick up is Friday and Saturday at Navy Peir.
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon (October 12, 2014)
Registration for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon has begun.
It is crucial to use this link in order to register for the race and to raise money for PCRF.
As mentioned, we are thankful to have 42 automatic entries for the Chicago Marathon. We MUST secure 42 participants by April 17, 2014
or we face losing entries. Please Register and join our team!
First Midwest Half Marathon/10k-(Sunday May 4, 2014)
There are too many reason to list as to why ALL members should participate in the First Midwest Half Marathon and 10k Race.
The Race Director is a fellow Palestinian Mel Diab. More Importantly, Mr. Diab has been a dedicated sponsor of Team Palestine for PCRF since it’s inception 5 years ago.  Moreover, It really is a first class event. This year, you have the option of running the Half Marathon or going for a 10k (6.1 Miles). This race is in our backyard in Palos Heights, Il. Let make a Team Palestine statement and Register for this Race ASAP.
Here is the link to register. Beware, this race will also close within the next couple of weeks.
Waterfall Glen Team Runs Begins Sunday April 6, 8a
Let’s all strive to make Water Glen the home training base for Team Palestine for 2014 and beyond. Lema Abu Sharif will be leading the way and organizing the runs this year. Our first official run is Sunday April 6, 2014 8a. It is important to note 8am means 8am and not ARAB STANDARD TIME.
Team runs are very important to keep us together and also beneficial for beginners who need to get that extra push. We look forward to seeing you all Sunday April 6.
Ragnar Race Relay Series june 6-7 2014
It is with great excitement to announce Team Palestine is forming a group to run the Ragnar Race Relay. Simply put, Ragnar race is a 200 mile run split up between a group of 12 runners. Thus far, we have 8 runners committed to compete. Are you ready for the challenge? Please email colin to join the team.. The registration fee is $115 per person. We also need volunteers to help in various areas.
That is it from here. Be on the lookout for an email within the next week with information regarding the 3rd Annual Run for Peace!
Team Palestine

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