Run Report #226 – coffee anyone?

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We're seeing an average number of around 60 parkrunners per week at Fletcher's Cove since opening again and this week didn't disappoint - a brave 60 tackled the Washington DC humidity on Saturday morning, including 7 first timers.

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We welcomed tourists from overseas...

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and closer to home, including Daltyn from Roosevelt  Island who took home first place!  Close behind, the buggy competition was hotly contested, with UK taking gold...

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Even thought the August humidity brought on a sweat, 5 of the Fletcher's cohort recorded personal bests this week - they obviously had their Weetabix that morning!

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Encouraging everyone along, a big thanks to all the volunteers this week: Alex, Dan, Steven, Nancy, Michael, David, Chris, Alexandra, Lucinda, Martha, Neil & Katherine!

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Our post-coffee routine is getting more popular and this week saw a few fun & games with tables & chairs (you had to be there!), so next week in the spirit of competition within the Palisades community, a few of us will congregate at Buna Bicycle Cafe at 4828 MacArthur Blvd NW.  All are welcome to come along for some post-run analysis and it's a great way for the regulars to encourage all our first-timers to return!

I'll close with a caption competition this week - our duo of token counters - post your entries on our Facebook site and the winner gets a free coffee next Saturday!  Have a great week, Matt.

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