Biking in Welland and a Post Run Pool Party

After weeks of punishing weather during the winter season Benders are making sure to take advantage of the fantastic summer weather (that’s the fantastic summer weather that occurs between all the rain). There was the AGM Pool Party and then The Bender Golf Classic.  July had another two fantastic outings. Donovan and Andrea welcomed a peloton of 15 bikers (peloton…that’s what you call a group of bikers right? I don’t know, I just run) to take in the trails at their new home in Welland. Out cruising the canal for? Read more

This Week – July 10th

Thanks to everyone who came out on Sunday, for our Run and Bender meeting. And all the food you brought! Delicious.   And thank you much, Nora and Paul for letting us take over your backyard for the day.   Think we counted about 35 participants in total.   This week: Tuesday. –  6:45 at Tim Horton Shoppers World – 6 km Maybe the Snapping turtle route. Wednesday  – Bramalea RR at 6:30 – We’re starting Hill training – 4 repeats Thursday – 8 km – at Chris Gibson rec? Read more

Annual General Meeting aka BBQ Pool Party

The first official sign of summer happened this past weekend, I’m of course talking about the annual reading of the financial standing of The Brampton Benders. Nothing says summer like the itemization of revenues and expenses. Sun’s out…Balance sheets out! It looks like the Benders are still in the black, which is a surprise to no one as our latest and 80th member David joined to celebrate another fantastic year for the club. A group of 20+ members set off to get in their long slow run for the week? Read more