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Winery Run & Brunch

Women runners, kick off your spring adventures with a gorgeous run in the country, a delicious brunch, an excellent wine tasting, and  speaker presentation! This year’s event at Silvan Ridge Winery is March 18, 2018.  Seating is limited and it always fills up fast, so don’t wait to register. Check out the awesome details below!

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The Awesome Details

WHEN: Sunday, March 18th  8:30am – 12:00pm.

  • 8:30 Gather for run, grab a coffee
  • 9:00 Run or walk for up to 1 hour (it’s not a race, just pure fun!)
  • 10:00-11:00 Mimosa, brunch & prizes
  • 11:00-12:00 Wine tasting & speaker

WHO: Women of any pace are welcome to join us for a beautiful hour run/walk. The idea is to enjoy the outdoors for up to an hour. (For safety reasons, no kids or dogs, please.)

TREATS & BRUNCH: Your registration includes a complimentary mimosa made with the delicious semi-sparkling Muscat from Silvan Ridge (if you haven’t had THIS mimosa, you haven’t lived), a full brunch, including Off the Waffle, wine tasting, and speaker presentation.

SPEAKER: Ingrid Skoog, MS, RD, CSSD is back by popular demand (you wanted her, we got her!). Ingrid is pretty much a hungry runner’s best friend. She has over 20-years of experience in applied sports nutrition, working with all ages and levels of athletes. (I’m all about her “jelly toast” tip!)

RAFFLE: This year our raffle theme is Nurturing our Neighbors. Proceeds will benefit the Mind, Body, and Soul of our community with contributions going to White Bird Clinic, Eugene YMCA, and Friends of Buford Part & Mt. Pisgah. Pre-purchase tickets online and get 2 bonus chances to win!

COST: $49 all-inclusive! You get the run, mimosa, full brunch, full wine tasting, and speaker presentation! Pre-registratioin is required. Since it’s not a race, there’s no need for registration details other than your PayPal payment. If you have questions about your registration, please contact me online or call 541-968-1362.

FINE PRINT: There are no refunds for this event because all food and supplies are pre-ordered, but there is a waiting list once the event is full. Should a cancellation come to our attention, we’ll offer the seat at full price, on a first-come-first-served basis. If you are registering for a friend, be sure and put the friend’s name in the order comments. Don’t wait if you want to join a friend. The event fills up quickly.

About Our Hosts  –  Silvan Ridge Winery

silvan_ridge_outsideSilvan Ridge Winery is maintained in the tradition of a small European winery. Located just fifteen miles southwest of downtown Eugene, our patio and picnic area overlooking the rolling hills covered in vines provides the perfect backdrop for an afternoon picnic, or an evening under the stars.

After over 32 years in business, the family-owned winery remains a Eugene favorite and for good reason–their wines are delicious.  Not only do they offer a wide variety of wines but they are priced to offer true value for our customers. They are located at 27012 Briggs Hill Road Eugene, Oregon 97405

More About Our Speaker

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Ingrid Skoog MS, RD, CSSD is a Registered Dietitian, Exercise Physiologist and Board Certified as a specialist in Sports Dietetics. Her passion is in the application of nutrition to physical and mental performance. She has over 20-years of experience in applied sports nutrition, working with all ages and levels of athletes participating in an extensive range of sports, exercise, occupations and activities. Currently Ingrid is a faculty member at Oregon State University serving as the Coordinator for online (Ecampus) nutrition education courses and as an instructor. Ingrid Skoog is also the owner of the Eugene based Momentum Nutrition Coaching, LLC and has a free Mobile App: Your Sport Nutrition Coach (YSNC). YSNC is the first iphone based app that provides individualized sport nutrition and hydration strategies. She is the proud mother of a 17-year old daughter who is now a much faster runner than her mom!

About The Eugene Running Club & Cathie Twomey Bellamy

DSC_0599Cathie Twomey Bellamy is marketing extraordinaire at Silvan Ridge and has helped to give it the reputation of being a ‘running winery’. She is also an amazing coach (just ask me!) with a star-studded history.

Cathie was an All-American runner at the University of Minnesota. She is a charter member of the Uof M women’s Hall of Fame and has been inducted into the Minnesota state Hall of Fame. Qualifying for four Olympics, Cathie was a founding member of Athletics West, a post-collegiate Nike athletics team as well as a member of the gold-medal winning U.S. team in the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in 1984. Cathie  and was a member of the U.S. marathon team in the IAAF Outdoor World Championships in 1987. In 15 years of coaching at Marist High School, Cathie was the head cross country coach for boys and girls and co-head track and field coach which included three OSAA State Track and Field team titles. eugene_running_club

Cathie was honored as the sports businesswoman of the year by the University of Oregon’s Warsaw Center for Sports Marketing and named state coach of the year by the Oregon State High School Coaches Association. She currently coaches adults of all levels through her business, the Eugene Running Club. Learn more about Cathie and the Eugene Running Club!

About Our Massage Therapist: Kate Galuska

10 lucky ladies will be surprised with a 10-minute chair massage when they check-in at the event! Our therapist this year is Kate Galuska. You will love her! Here’s her bio…

My interest in the human body has evolved from playing sports to marathon running to developing a personal yoga practice to formally studying massage and bodywork to strength training and even power lifting. Through my personal journey and professional education, I have discovered the undeniable connection between physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing. While my yoga practice and massage practice continue to build off of each other, my curiosity continues to guide me toward a deeper understanding of the human body. I love sharing my knowledge and experience of the body through massage; using my own hands guided by intuition and reason. Massage is an integral part of maintaining my well being and my intent is to give back the same high quality of care that I have received with the hope of helping others recognize their full potential. I’ve been a runner for over 30 years. In my 30’s I pushed myself to run marathon distances.  Now, you’ll find me trail running for fun and enjoying the feeling of freedom that comes from running through the woods.

Off the Waffle

logo_off_waffleIf you have never had Off The Waffle fare, you are in for a treat. They are right when they say you should forget everything you know about waffles when you try them. These are waaay different. As in better. As in amazing. Liege waffles are made from a yeast-based dough containing imported Belgian pearled sugar, which caramelizes throughout the waffle due to its high melting point. This caramelization effect is the secret that gives the waffles the unique flavor and essence that may flatter, impress, delight, empower, and maybe even confuse you. Learn more about OffTheWaffle.com  They have two locations in Eugene, catering, and a new location in Portland!

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