November News
Special Edition
What's New for 2011?
Prizes & Goodies
Hall Steps
GFR Marathon/Half Marathon Training
Dear Dan,

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2010 Celebration & 2011 Training Season Kick-off

Who: GFR Half Marathon/Marathon Training participants, current & alumni, other interested runners, Program Sponsors
What: Gallagher Fitness Resources Half Marathon/Marathon Training 2010 Celebration and 2011 Kick-off
When: Thursday, November 4th from 5:30 to 8pm
Where: Reed Opera House - Trinity Ballroom, 189 Liberty St. NE, Salem, OR 97301


5:30-6:30pm: Cocktail Hour - Appetizers provided - Venti's Cafe - No-host bar

6:30-7:00pm: Training Program Overview

7:00-7:30pm: Hall Steps Foundation Presentation

7:00-8:00pm: Registration - Prize Drawings - Q&A and Social Time

RSVP by Wednesday, 10/27
503-364-4198 or e-mail

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Thanks to our Sponsors

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Team GFR Marathon Training What's New for 2011?

Beginning with the Cascade Half-Marathon training plan and continuing through the 2011 TEAM GFR Training Season, you will have the following options with our IMPROVED SYSTEM:

  • Receive a daily email describing your workout for that day and the following day
  • Enhanced Descriptions and details on nearly all workouts
  • More accurate and readily accessible Training Pace Chart and Racing Prediction Table
  • Instant access to GFR Training Blog
  • NEW Team GFR Training Page on
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Door Prizes & Schwag Bags!

Register on or before November 4th to be eligible for the following door prizes:

  • Garmin 110 Pace Distance Monitor
  • Soleus Surge X Heart Rate Monitor
  • Timex watches (one men's and one women's)
  • Two Amphipod water carriers
  • One pair of Brooks shoes
  • Register by November 20th and receive these Schwag items:

    • Asics drawstring mesh bag with the GFR logo
    • Feetures! Light Socks
    • Sport-Wash "Get the Stink Out!"
    • Hammer Nutrition products
    • Nuun electrolyte replacement tablets
    • Wright Socks
  • Hall Steps Hall Steps Foundation

    We are ecstatic to announce that TEAM GFR Training Plans have formed an association with Ryan and Sara Hall's HALL STEPS FOUNDATION. There will be a big announcement on Thursday November 4th. Ian Galbraith of the Hall Steps Foundation will present to the Salem Running Community our plans for a lasting relationship with the charitable works of Ryan and Sara Hall and information on the exciting foundation they have built. Ian's talk will feature a personal video message that Ryan and Sara are recording for our special night. DON'T MISS IT!

    We feel very privileged to associate our training program with such a worthwhile cause. This will create great opportunities right here in the Salem Area as well as support charitable work in Africa.

      The Hall Steps Foundation Site

      The Hall Steps Foundation on Facebook

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    Sign up at Gallagher's beginning Oct 18.

    Fall/Winter Training plans begin Nov 1.

    First Group Run Saturday, Nov 6th 6:45am.

    Please share the exciting news about the 2011 Team GFR Training Plans and the Hall Steps Foundation with anyone you know who might be interested in joining us. Invite them to attend with you on November 4th. It is going to be one EPIC year!