August 9th 2004
6310 NE 74th
Brian Oster, Steve, Ed, Tony Young, Tony Robinson, Bart, Mark Johnson, Saul,
Sarah, Rob Cook.
got under way at 7:37 by T.P.
agreed to sign the check for our accountant for $225.00 for the tax return.
- Introduction of guests
by Brian Oster:
- Mark Johnson of Road
Runner Sports, opening a new store at Greenlake.
- Proposal to the Club
- Mark also talked about
other ideas the store could offer and also do with the Club.
- Seminars for Club’s
groups, info meetings, social events, etc.
- An affiliated website
- Packet pick up at store
- Club Northwest t-shirt
and membership sign ups at store
- Also said don’t be
afraid to ask, they are working with a good budget
- Volunteer hours at the
- Goal for opening is
canned approval of past minutes
- Financial Report was
handed around for all to see, that’s about it on that.
- Brian talked more about
the $25,000 sponsorship with Road Runner Sports sold. Drawing up proposal
and has meet with Road Runner Sports already
about their interests: Seattle Marathon, Seafair, Major advertiser at
All-Comers, also with Northwest Runner, they would have exclusivity with
big events. Overall a good deal for Club Northwest, will have huge database to work with, it will help with
membership and marketing.
- Friday handshake deal
with Road Runner Sports
- Fire Cracker Run net
$1,342.64 for Club
- Northwest Runner way
ahead with advertisements from Road Runner Sports ads.
- All Comers last one
Northwest Runner Report
- Martin is not here – no report given
- Tony Young was 1st
in the 800-exhibition event at the USA Olympic trials in a time
of 1:53:3. Made the Seattle
- Working on jerseys for
woman, they are meeting with Brooks about singles.
- Would like to have a
workout one day a week, where the woman meet and divide things up men
versus woman. Also talked about more unity in the cross-country team and
within Club’s workouts.
- Need a manager at
Nationals so runners can focus on warm-ups and racing and not worrying
about last minute things.
- Manager is T.J. and
what will he be doing for the cross-country team? Not here so can’t
- Cross Country
- Meeting August 24th
to discuss criteria for cross-country teams
- Would like to see
teams at local races, have good representation of Club Northwest at meets
- Criteria, T.P. says,
“if they don’t like it the criteria they can piss up woven hemp”
- Sign up before or by
end of October
- Are we going to try
and be elite team or best representative team?
- Bart suggested the
team workout with him (Chuckit) on Tuesday evenings because he is there
anyway and we could have bigger base of people to workout with.
- T.P. is also quoted
saying, “There is no budget for uniforms, Shelley” he will buy them if
Club doesn’t. Also Bart will talk with New Balance and try to get them
for free, better!!!
- Come back for the next
meeting with criteria so we can have that approved and on website.
- Will have teams for
Open/Masters Men and Woman
Shelley is doing a great job with the envelopes and t-shirts just a few
Has a nice letter to members –Thank you notes, with an invitation to
come to a Monday meeting
Website and Bart’s proposal
Re-hosting our site to a server that doesn’t require draconian
machinations to access.
Recam. www.tokios.com either $9.95
or $14.05/month or quarterly discounted to $26.95 (read $30.00) with tax
Purchase of additional domain names: www.clubnw.org,
Create all necessary links
Remuneration $350.00/ month to start (6months) possible reduction later
as initial rebldg, task are complete.
T.P quote “The current website is a piece of unreconstructed dung”
Tony Robinson made a motion to approve the proposal for the 1st
6 months. Ed and Shelley seconded All said I
Create necessary links, e-mail pictures of Club Northwest runners to
Bart to put on website.
Side note from T.P Bill Roe is a finalist as Athletic Advisor for BBC
T.P closed meeting at 8:45
Tony R., Regina seconded
Moved and meeting closed
Respectfully submitted by Sarah Leonard