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Flight Club

The First Rule of Flight Club is...

Flight Club is a running team based out of the RUNdetroit store. Our Members are runners and walkers of all ages and paces that regularly attend our group runs, participate in Club events and set a positive example within the running community. If you're interested in being considered for membership please let us know at a Saturday Group Run!  

MEMBERSHIP PERKS


All Flight Club members will receive the following benefits:

  • Your choice of Club Exclusive technical T-shirt or Singlet (this is your race uniform)
  • Discounted entries (non-transferable) to RUNdetroit hosted/sponsored events like the Mustache Dache, Rock CF etc.
  • Access to really sweet VIP tent at some target races. Think private port-a-potties, warming station, gear check, food, masseuses etc. (amenities will vary based on event size, club attendance & logistics)
  • Enrollment in our loyalty purchase program with accelerated reward accrual
  • Quarterly Special Buys on select items like GPS, jackets, footwear etc.
  • Group Training Plans for Free Press Marathon, Rock CF & other events
  • Access to USATF certified running coach Stefanie for consultation, running clinics, injury prevention & nutrition advice
  • Access to member’s only Facebook Group with training plans, pace calculators, coaching advice and a social forum to connect with other club members

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GROUP RUNS

Flight Club members regularly attend our Saturday morning Group Runs and/or our Weekday evening track workouts


EARN YOUR WINGS

Club members earn WINGS (points) for achieving goals (see chart below). Top earners will be rewarded at the end of the year with RUNdetroit Gift Certificates, Club exclusive swag or other prizes.

Wings can be earned at local races (within 100 miles of the RUNdetroit store) or any marathon or half marathon worldwide. You’ll earn extra wings for participating in Target races (see calendar).

The wing-earning year starts March 1st and ends December 31st of each year.
–The Spring/Summer season goes from March 1st to Labor Day.
–The Fall/Winter season goes from Labor Day to December 31st.
–Prizes will be awarded at the end of the wing-earning year

Wings will be awarded based on the following chart:

Other Guidelines:

  • Wings may only be earned if the Club singlet/tech shirt is worn and visible during the race
  • PRs, marathons and half marathons are all exempt from the 100 mile rule
  • Points must be submitted using the form on this page

 

 TARGET RACES FOR 2019

March

Corktown Races 

Rock CF ½ and 5K 

April

Glass City Marathon/Half 

May

Highland Loops Trail Run

Grand Prix 5000

June

 

July

Pure Detroit 5K 

 

August

Allen Park 5K/10K 

The Crim 

RUNdetroit 18miler 
(Volunteer opportunity)

Sept

Growler Gallop 

Oct

Free Press Marathon/Half Marathon/5K 

November

Black Toenail Friday Half and 7.5mi

December

Jingle Bell 5K/10K

 

REGISTRATION

To be eligible for Membership you must regularly attend group runs at our store so we can get to know you. Flight Club members represent RUNdetroit so we are looking for folks who set a positive example within the running community and who will participate in Club events and volunteer opportunities. If you're interested in being considered for membership please let us know at a Saturday Group Run!  
 

CLUB DUES

Club membership is $70 for new members in 2019 and $45 for members returning in 2019. Membership rates for 2020 are TBD.

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