Kevin Cimini, President; Andy Harris, Vice-President; Karen Jeffers, Communications; Don Koeberlein Secretary/Treasurer; Kristy Harris, Webmaster
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
- Rebel Yell
After a long hiatus, the Rebel Yell has returned. Please feel free to contribute any articles; post-race reviews and/or race results for potential inclusion in future Yells. Now that the author of the Yell seems to be fully retired – he will attempt to publish the Yell on a semi-regular basis.
- Rebel Website
You may be unaware since it was a seamless transition, but, the Rebel website has moved to a new domain and has been revamped. Additionally, Kristy Harris has taken-on the task of Webmaster. “Thanks!!!” are extended to Kristy for assuming the duties and to Thom Pearman for his many years of maintaining the Rebel website.
- Rebel XC Challenge
SAVE THE DATE – The Rebel XC Challenge (A PAUSATF race) is Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Ancil Hoffman Park, Carmichael. For more information, please refer to the Rebel website.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – If you do not plan to race…please (!)…volunteer to work. Or, if you plan to race…please (!) volunteer to work…when you are not racing. Soon, a formal request for volunteers will be sent via email so that you can sign-up for what you wish to do at the race. Any assistance you can provide will be greatly appreciated and will help the Rebels host a successful race.
- 2016 PAUSATF Final Standings
40+ Men – Second
50+ Men – Sixth
60+ Men – First
40+ Men – Fourth
40+ Women – Sixth
50+ Women – Sixth
50+ Men – Seventh
Please note – First series win of the XC Series by our Men’s 60+ team. Congratulations!!!
- Recent Race Results
Way Too Cool 50K – 03/04/2017
Men – 1st / RC Rebels 12:03:16 (Fagundes 3:28:50, Blanco 4:15:03, Flores 4:19:23)
Mixed – 2nd / RC Rebels 14:40:21 (Van De Water 4:16:49, Fadling 4:19:51, Pozzi 6:03:41)
Sacramento Zoo Zoom – 03/26/2017
Noah Seto 1st / 4th overall 16/18 17:23
Traci Seto 2nd 40/45 21:32
Kaili Seto 6th 1/12 23:18
Bobby Carpenter 2nd 60/64 41:16
Robert Hammond 2nd 55/59 45:14
Karen Jeffers 3rd 50/54 45:32
Mike Ammon 1st 70/74 46:21
Parkway Half Marathon – 04/29/2017
Ron Souza 1st 60/ 21:15
Katie Sommerdorf 3rd 30/ 22:09
Mike Ammon 1st 70/ 1:47:20
Fair Oaks Sun Run – 05/07/17
Steve Bond 1st 60/64 36:41
Robert Hammond 3rd 55/59 36:44
Ron Souza 2nd 60/64 36:57
Karen Jeffers 1st 50/54 37:08
Mike Ammon 1st 70/74 40:01
Folsom’s Run with Nature – 05/20/2017
Karen Jeffers 1st/1st 50/59 25:22
Katie Sommerdorf 1st/2nd 30/39 26:11
Lake Tahoe Relays – 06/10/2017
(72 Miles / 7 People / Each Running 8-12 Miles)
(Not all Rebels, but, a Sacramento Team Effort)-(Thanks to Ron Souza for organizing)
Men’s 50+ Team 1st
Rebels = Ben Mundy, Leg 5; Bobby Carpenter, Leg 6; Ron Souza, Leg 7.
Gold Country Half-Marathon and 5K – 06/11/17
Katie Sommerdorf 1st 30/39 22:02
No Excuses 5K – 07/01/17 (Age Graded / Adjusted)
Winning Team! = River City Rebels Running Club
Team (Scorers in bold) – Jacob Nur / Mike Ammon / Ron Souza / Steve Bond / Robert Hammond / Karen Jeffers / Jim Brown / Steve Swindel / Traci Seto / Katie Sommerdorf
(Thanks to Ron Souza for organizing)
Jacob Nur 1st 14:41
Lou Nishimura 9th 15:50
Mike Ammon 13th 16:12
Karen Jeffers 18th 18:42
Ron Souza 21st 16:38
Steve Bond 38th 17:21
Robert Hammond 60th 17:51
Noah Seto 63rd 18:03
Traci Seto 66th 20:36
Katie Sommerdorf 93rd 21:27
Jim Brown 112th 20:07
Steve Swindel 117th 20:20
Kaili Seto 138th 24:18
Love Liberates Half-Marathon – 06/24/17
Andy Harris 1st 55/59 1:47:42
Kristy Harris 3rd 40/44 2:06:51
Note – As the year goes along, I’ll try my best to acknowledge member’s results. However, I’m sure I’ll miss some individuals or races. If I do, I apologize in advance. Additionally – please feel free to email me club results, and I’ll do my best to include them in the next newsletter.
- Note – If you show-up sporadically, please contact before showing because schedules and locations are subject to change.
Sunday – Long runs generally starting at the Hazel Avenue Fish Hatchery @ 7:00AM. Contact Ron Souza @ email@example.com for more information and/or to be put on a weekly email workout notification list.
Tuesday AM – Interval workouts on the track at CA State University @ 7:30AM (Parking is on University Ave.). Contact Andy Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday PM – Interval workouts on the track at American River College @ 5:30PM. Contact Karen Jeffers @ email@example.com to be put on an email distribution list.
- Board Meetings
Rebel Board Meetings are held the first Wednesday of various months at 6PM. A club email is sent prior to every Board meeting. All are welcome to attend these meetings and add their voice to the mix. If you are interested in attending please refer to the club email for the next scheduled date or contact a Board member.
- Club Suggestion “Box”
Your input is valued, as is your membership in the club. If you have a suggestion or opinion on something you feel would improve or be of benefit to the club – please feel free to submit it to me (Kevin Cimini), and I will bring it forward at the next Board meeting. If you believe your suggestion is of a sensitive nature and/or you wish to remain anonymous – please make this known to me and I will keep your identity in the strictest confidence.
Rebel singlets ($25) and other apparel is available. Contact Andy Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- Club Membership
Membership requires the payment of a nominal fee (Currently, $25 (An outrageously good deal) and the signing of a waiver.
- PAUSATF – Membership
It is encouraged but not required that club members also join the United States of America Track and Field Association (USATF). The Rebels throughout the year participate in many USATF events and in order for the Rebels to score individuals on teams membership is required. For information visit: http://www.pausatf.org/ (The Rebels are club #116).
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me.
Kevin Cimini, President
River City Rebels Running Club