2013 Kalamazoo Area Runners Annual Membership Banquet

Thursday, March 28, 2013

6:30 PM at the Bernhard Center, WMU

Guest Arrival and Check in from 6:15-6:30 PM


Guest Speaker, Neely Spence


About the Event

The 2013 Annual Banquet and Membership Meeting will be held Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 6:30pm at Bernhard Center at WMU (registration and check in 6:15 – 6:30pm). The evening’s events will be presented in two parts. Part I will begin with dinner provided by Bernhard Catering at 6:30pm and a presentation by our special guest speaker, Neely Spence, NCAA D-II star for Shippensburg University and daughter of Steve Spence, the 1991 IAAF World Championships Marathon bronze medalist.

There is a charge: $15 for KAR members (adult), $25 for nonmember friends (adult) and $5 for children under 12 for dinner and the presentation.

Part II will begin at 7:40pm and will include our Runner Recognition Awards, Volunteer Awards, Annual Business Meeting and Election and Door Prize Drawing. Part II attendance only is FREE of charge.

Pre-registration is required and closes at 1:00pm, Tuesday, March 19, 2013.


Click here to register via SignMeUp




Below is the evening’s itinerary:

6:15 – 6:30 Guest Arrival and Check in

6:30 – 7:30 Part I: Dinner and Special Guest Speaker

7:30-7:40 10 minute break, Part II arrivals

7:40 – 8:40 Part II: Awards, Business Meeting and Election, Door Prizes


Volunteers Needed

Assist with this event and earn 10 KAR volunteer points for 2011.

5:30 – 6:00 2-4 Volunteers Needed for Set Up

6:00 – Event start 2-3 Volunteers Needed for Check in

Beginning at 8:45 2-4 Volunteers Needed for Tear Down


Email Vicky Ondraka at vmergen@yahoo.com with questions or to volunteer.