NYC Half Marathon – March 19th
An awesome day for the team with a lot of fantastic PR’s. 7 out of the first 9 from the team ran their best half marathon ever. Chris Wolf ran 1hr16mins25secs for a PR after just getting back into training of rate last couple of weeks. He was a 1hr29min runner 14 months ago. Then Tony Scott ran a 3sec PR with 1hr18mins52secs. Matt Howard then whipped 3mins of his PR, with time of 1hr19mins29secs. Katarina Janosikova was only 2secs behind him with 1hr19mins31secs. Kat finished 4th in her age group. Luis Corona ran a strong ran for 1hr21mins13secs. Then Aidan Killoran PR’ed by 2mins with 1hr21mins23secs. Don Snellings ran a 5min30sec PR and right on goal pace with 1hr21mins49secs. Wow. Then Sheila Monaghan took 1min off her PR to run 1hr22mins54secs. Ed Chao PR’ed by 2mins with 1hr23mins59secs. Both Sheila and Ed look good to break 3 hours for their first time for a Marathon in the next month. Jonathon Marlow ran close to his PR, with 1hr26mins32secs.Sworupa Khadka is improving back to her best rapidly with 1hr27mins51secs. Charles Hansford ran well with 1hr27mins53secs. Joe diflumeri just did a tad over 1hr30mins with 1hr30mins02secs. Jimmy Bonneau killed his PR by 7mins30secs with 1hr30mins07secs. Laura Kirk ran 1hr30mins25secs. Kaccie Li PR’ed by 30secs with 1hr30mins26secs. Alisa Stern ran a nice 1hr35mins23secs after spending the last month on the Alter G with a hip injury. Janice Kambara can not stop improving as she runs 1hr38mins18secs. Marc Bobrowski finished in 1hr39mins47secs. Denise Peterson ran 1hr45mins03secs. Ivan Kayser – 1hr45mins07secs. Courtney Buckley – 1hr51mins29secs. Harley Hanrahan ran a very strong 1hr52mins26secs. As did Liz Saxon with 1hr56mins27secs. Beth Browde ran strong with 2hrs03mins22secs.Nara Irigoyen then came in with 2 hours and 26secs. Matt Moreno 2hrs07mins51secs. Maggie Moore – 2hr16mins30secs.
Washington Heights, Salsa, Blues, Shamrock 5km – March 5th
In the coldest race of my life, being 15 degrees, feeling like 4 degrees, Patrick Dooley and myself both had our first race in 5 months to finish in 5.13 pace and 5.19 pace respectively. We both haven’t yet been training at those paces and not race fit enough to run particularly fast for us. I finished 2nd Master. Matt Howard ran another PR with a 5min43sec pace. Katarina Janosikova finished 11th overall and 2nd in her age group with a nice 5min48sec pace. Kelly De Csepel finished 4th in her age group with a 6.12 pace after sporadic training. Laura kirks training had been similar. as she finished with a 6min25sec pace. Jimmy Bonneau had his first race for the team and easily his best race with a 6min31sec pace. Tiffany Golden-Stone felt a little under the weather with her 6min31sec pace and is consequently now sick with bronchitis. Then Christy Vachal had her best ever NYRR race with a 6min47sec pace. As did Bryan Keogh with a 6min57sec pace. Matt Moreno finished with an 8min50sec pace.
NYCRUNS Central Park 10km – Feb 26th
Myriam Coulibaly, who upset the field winning the Atlantic City Marathon 6 months ago, won this race with a time of 1hr29mins39secs to finish with a huge 7min30sec PR. Awesome.
Victory 10km – Richmond , CA – Feb 25th
Tony Scott finished 3rd overall and top Master with a 49sec PR in the 10km this morning . Tony completed the 10km in 36mins25secs.
NYRR AL Gordon 4 miler – Feb 25th
Don Snellings ran almost 30secs per mile faster than he’s ever run with a strong 5min51sec pace for this race in Brooklyn. Locky Trachsel finished 5th female overall at 48yrs young and 2nd in her age group with a 6min14sec pace. Theresa McCabe tempo’ed for 4th in her age group and a 6min32sec pace. Elizabeth Saxon has just gotten back into shape and ran 8mins28secs per mile, which wasn’t far off her best pace. Elizabeth Dorgan ran 10min14secs per mile without much running.
NYRR Gridiron 4 miler – Central Park , February 5th
A big start to racing for the year to Matt Howard, who ran a big PR with a 5min49sec per mile pace and finished 3rd in his age group. Katarina Janosikova was only 4secs behind Matt in her time of 23mins17secs, with 5mins50secs per mile. Kat was 5th overall female and 1st in her age group. Bonnie Averbuch finished 12th overall female with a 6min05sec pace. Joe Di Flumeri ran a 6min25sec pace. Great to see Joe putting together a couple of races. Miriam Coulibaly ran a big PR with a 6min33secs pace. This was 15secs per mile faster than her last 4 miler. Janice Kambara ran incredible with a 2nd placing in her age group and a fantastic 7min11sec pace after being back into running for the year, after a 20 year break. Harley Hanrahan ran a nice 8min14sec pace for 4th in her age group and brand new runner Nicolette Sheil (18yrs old) finished 5th in her age group with her first race ever at a 8min45sec pace.
Boston University meet – Feb 3rd
Andrew Pitts finished 6th in an 800m event with a time of 1min55.50secs
Boston Track Invitational – Jan 22nd
Andrew Pitts ran 9mins 26.86secs for 11th place in the 2 mile event .
Fred Lebow Manhattan Half Marathon – Central Park, January 22nd
Katarina Janosikova showed form with 3rd place female overall and 1st in her age group. Kat ran a time of 1hr21mins35secs. Edwin Chan ran only 25secs slower than her best Half Marathon on this tough course with a time of 1hr26mins25secs. Joe Di Flumeri ran 1hr29mins03secs for training. Also as training runs – Harry Smith (1hr35mins27secs), Yao Hua Ooi ( 1hr42mins12secs), Faith Paris (1hr47mins52secs) and Nara Irigoyen (1hr59mins08secs)
Naples Half Marathon – Florida, January 15th
Chris Wolf continued his crazy improvement for over a year now with 1hr16mins31secs to beat his PR by 3 mins. Chris was 4th in his age group. Sheila Monaghan and Alisa Stern both finished 3rd in their age groups with 1hr27mins22 secs and 1hr31mins27secs respectively. Both are at the start of their build for for an April marathon.