Board Meeting -December 2019

December 16, 2019

Lebanon Town Hall

UVRC September Board Meeting Minutes


(Board*): Jim Burnett**, Dorcas DenHartog*, Alex Hall*, Amanda Kievet*, Geoff Dunbar*, Krissy Flythe(*), Rebecca Stanfield McCown*, Joffrey Peters*, 


Not present: Paul Coats (on sabbatical)*, Tiffany Currier*, Tim Smith *


  1. Jim: Meeting called to order 6:35 pm
  2. Open Door Wellness Center update: 
    1. Free open house, January 8, 2020, 6 pm-7 pm, 18 N. Main Street, WRJ, VT. 
  3. Rebecca: Hats! We have hats
    1. Volunteers at least 3 events, couch to 5k coaches, and board members earned a UVRC trucker hat. 
    2. Those who have earned a hat will receive an email Thank you and note that they can pick it up at the Jingle Bell Run, Tuesday, December 17th. 
    3. Confirm parameters for next year – those who qualify: volunteer at 3 events, coach Cto5K, board members, and committee members. 
    4. Encourages race directors to communicate with UVRC about the need for and UVRC volunteers (Jim). 
  4. Geoff: Awards for UVRC series finishers
    1. Will receive a gear bag 
  5. Amanda: Jingle Bell Run
    1. Amanda will lead; Geoff has been volunteered. 
  6. Krissy: LOH/Lebanon Town Hall
    1. Renovation completion date undetermined 
    2. Meeting room available, though smaller, at  River Valley College OR Jim’s house.
  7. Jim: 2020 Race Series
    1. Meeting date: 
      1. For UVRC race series club has 5 nominations: Skip’s Run 4M, Shaker Seven 7M, Run With The Law 5K, Red White and Blue 6.2M, Tiger Run 12K, 
    2. New England Road Race Grand Prix Series 2020 is published
    3. Capital Area Racing Series (CARS) 2020 has eight races published, starting in March.
    4. Talk of changing the scoring system so clubs with fewer members can score well, rather than leaning towards 3 scorers per age group; instead, xc scoring and age-graded scoring for masters division, so 20 member participants clubs could do well. 
  8. Geoff: UVRC series 2020
    1. About five committee members coming back
    2. The first meeting in early January 202o to choose the races. 
    3. Expect to announce it at the Red Zone 5k in Wilder, VT. 
    4. Need a new scorekeeper
  9. (Tim): TNT 
    1. Is going well, tho’ low attendance
    2. Pub Night, however, is well attended
    3. Best news – three + people coming from Couch to 5K. Kerianne has been posting good notes encouraging people to come for a social run.
    4. Couch to 5K 2020 – Amanda and Kerianne will discuss during the drive to Buffalo. 
    5. First Lebanon Park and Rec/UVRC Couch to 5k outreach announcing Saturday workouts, 8am Carter Community Building, indoor stretch, and workout. 
  10. Krissy: A race for everyone else, 0.5km
    1. To consider, a run done in Texas, it has raised >$7K (fundraiser for Lebanon Park and Rec. Department), ending at Salt Hill. What does the board think? YES!
    2. ‘Perfect Day in May, Point Five K’ (Alex)

Next Meeting:

  • Monday, January 13th, 6:30 at River Valley College, on the Mall in Lebanon – across from Omer and Bob’s (15 Hanover Street, Lebanon).   (After Dartmouth Relays)

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