Nov 21 – Nov 27
 Welcome to this weeks' MPS Newsletter.
Group runs updated weekly.
Tuesday:  Isherwood @ 6:00am (Coyote Hills Run Club event)

Wednesday: This Wednesday please check Facebook to see if there is an organized run.

Thursday: Isherwood @ 6:00am(Coyote Hills Run Club event)
Saturday run 4th Saturday of the month : (Alameda Creek Stables 8:00 AM) We meet at the Stables parking lot, Union City Blvd. at Lowry Rd., north side of creek.
Sunday: Isherwood @ 8:00am
We meet in the parking lot on Isherwood Way, off Paseo Padre (from Hwy 880 take the Decoto exist east. Once on Decoto, turn right (going south) on Paseo Padre Pkwy. Turn left at the first light (Isherwood). First right into the parking lot, after you cross the bridge/creek.

Saturday run 4th Saturday of the month : (Alameda Creek Stables 8:00 AM) We meet at the Stables parking lot, Union City Blvd. at Lowry Rd., north side of creek.
The Thanksgiving holiday is on the horizon and two plus weeks after that is the Mission Peak Striders 2022 holiday party.  Yes, the MPS holiday party returns after a two year hiatus due to Covid.
Sat. Dec. 10 at Bosco's Bones & Brew Restaurant
11930 Main St., Sunol CA
Parking is across the street from the restaurant.
5 p.m.  Mingle
5:30 p.m.  Dinner
7:30 p.m.  Retire to the bar
8 p.m.  performance, in the bar, by Across Party Lines band, featuring MPSer Dan Harris on guitar and vocals
Members, spouses, significant others, guests, and kids all welcome.
Bosco's Bones (named after a dog who was the honorary mayor of Sunol -- a statue of Bosco is beside the village post office) has long been the center of the small village of Sunol.  The menu features a variety of choices -- appetizers (from $6 to $20), entrees (from $14 to $19), and dessert ($10).  Two items on the kids menu. 
See the menu at the link below.
Beer, wine, & cocktails are available for individual purchase.
Separate checks per couple/family/individual.  There will be a slight upcharge for payment by credit card.
Based on its popularity in prior years, we will again have a free wine raffle at this year's holiday party.  Each person (21 yrs. & older) will receive a raffle ticket.  Winners will be drawn from a hat for 10 bottles of wine, compliments of the club.  Based on expected attendance, that works out to about one bottle for every 3 adults.  Pretty good odds!
Please advise Gordon Gillmouth ( if you will attend and how many in your party.  Also, as Bosco's Bones is a small restaurant, they have asked that we provide our menu order in advance so they can ensure they have your choice on hand.
Please let Gordon know by Thursday, Dec. 1 -- name of those attending and their menu choice -- so we can give the restaurant an advance head & meal count.
We hope to see you there.
Sat 11-19
Tierra Redonda  Mountain Trail Run 21k (Bradley, Ca)  21 finishers
J R Mintz 2:08:56  (9:31 per mile) 3rd  overall    3rd male
Sun 11-20
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J R Mintz   36:50 (7:22 per mile)  7th  overall  1st in age (50-59)  
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