Wednesday August 2 – RIDExRUN

Lots of info this week. Be sure to read all the way through!

Route #7

Tonight we run Route #7: Little Hollywood. Lots of turns on this route. For everyones safety, PLEASE always stay on the left and cross the street ONLY AT INTERSECTIONS – never in the middle of the road! Note: when you are running on Eastland, stay on the far left and stay single file over the bridge. Once you cross the gully, there will be a bike lane and then a sidewalk.

A quick note about pace groups…

The primary reason we leave in pace groups is the gaps it creates between groups of runners. This helps with traffic flow at intersections and crossings allowing cars and others to get through between our pace groups. We don’t want to be a parade! So, listen up for the your pace and start with that group, or wait for the next one. Please don’t start in between groups on your own. Remember, our pace groups start at sub 8-min and go all the way to plus 10-min.

We meet at the corner of 11th & Holly at 6pm. We run every Wednesday – rain or shine, heat or cold. You can READ HERE for more info on how our Wednesday night runs work.  If you are a run/walker, check out our Lasty Nasty group on Facebook to see if anyone is meeting early to run/walk. Most of that group is participating in, or volunteer coaching, our P2T Couch-to-5K program.

VERTICITY RIDExRUN

Our new neighbors in Five Points, VERTICITY indoor cycling studio, have a very similar mission to ours. They love to #lovelocal, celebrate the power of community, and believe that sweat is necessary for a healthy body and a full life. Plus they love to run! We’re excited to announce that starting this week, their Wednesday 5PM ride will be dedicated to East Nasty, where $2 for every rider will be coming our way to support us as we continue to make East Nashville a great place to live and run, and to make running accessible to everyone in our community. Sign up here each week for their Wednesday 5pm rides (your first ride is free!), and come along to our Wednesday run with their “pack” afterward!

Hoka Wear Test and Pint Night

Nashville Running Company is having a Hoka One One Clifton 4 wear test tonight. They will have the Clifton 4 available at 5:15pm to wear for the run. It’s the first Wednesday of the month which means it’s Pint Night after the run!

East Nasty Triathlon Kits

While at NRC, tonight is your last chance to get fitted for our very limited run of East Nasty branded triathlon and cycling gear from Nimblewear USA (www.nimblewear.com). Read THIS POST for more info. Details on how to order will be coming soon, but if you have questions in the meantime, please email Jeremy Taylor at inglewoodlifer@gmail.com

Tomato 5K

Be sure to sign up for our ‘homecoming’ race – the YMCA Tomato 5K on August 12th. Hundreds of Nasties run this race each year and it kicks off one of the best days of the summer – the annual East Nashville Tomato Art Festival!

Calling Volunteers! East Nasty Tomato Fest ‘Water Tent’ Booth!

From 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday Aug 12th. East Nasty will have a booth set up right in front of 3 Crow Bar and we will be serving free water to anyone who is thirsty during the Tomato Art Festival and selling our new 2017 merch. It is our way of giving back to the community as a thanks for letting us run on the neighborhood streets. We need volunteers to work in 2 hour shifts. The volunteers will be passing out water, selling shirts, refilling coolers, getting ice, and spreading the East Nasty cheer. Sign up for a shift here! Be sure to wear your East Nasty shirt. Contact Sarah Brown for more details: skbrown@gmail.com

 

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