Team Championships – July 27th
The paces picked up for the Team Champs with some great performances . Patrick Dooley was the first hound across the line with a 5:23 pace . Then Alex Stolerman ran out of his tree with an awesome performance for him. Alex ran a 5:26 pace to beat last year by about 90secs. Andrea Fraquelli battled it out with Alex to run a 5:27 pace with just 5 seconds separating the two at the finish . Like Alex , Don Snellings also ran a PR, with a 5:36 pace . Klaus Kuorikoski ran his last race as a hound, finishing 1st in his age group with a 5:38 pace. Klaus now sadly moves back to Finland . Matt Howard had a great performance with a PR 5 miler , (5:48 pace) and 3rd in his age group . Logan DeSouza unfortunately could only run for fun, after a cold . But he still did a nice 5:49 pace for the team . Faye Stenning finished the first female across the line from the team with a 5:49 pace and 5th in her age group. This was after 2 hours of running in the mountains the day before . Beast! Zareh Baghdassarian ran a solid 5:52 pace next and then Kelly De Csepel finished 4th in her age group with also a 5:52 pace. John Vaghi hit a big PR with a 5:56 pace . Awesome ! Then we had Jake Kaufman who needs his assed kicked with a 6:01 pace. Brad Volkommer ran a nice 6:07 pace , while Indira Avila (Gabby) managed a 6:09 pace on limited training . Corinne Fitzgerald then followed with a 6:12 pace after two weeks off running and just running the day before . Patrick Fogarty is learning how to push himself with a 6:16 pace and then Liesje Hodgson rocked a nice 6:18 pace PR. Suzanne Cover also PR’ed easy with a 6:22 pace and then we had Laura Kirk finish with a 6:26 pace. Tiffany Golden-Stone (6:43 pace) , Isabel Villalba (6:45 pace) Myriam Coulibaly (6:49 pace), Julie Pampuch (7:21 pace) Adam Mulia ( 7:33 pace) Val Charles (7:52 pace) Liz Saxon (8:26 pace) , Jacqueline Klinger ( 9min pace) and Luis Corona ( 9:32 pace ) were next in line.
Retro 4 miler – July 13th
Faye Stenning finished 1st female across the line with a 5:51 pace! Conor Twomey showed he’s getting into shape with a 5:49 pace, which was a nice PR for him!. Conor was 3rd in his age group . Jeffrey Geier ran a 6:12 pace and 6th in his age group. Then we had Julie Pampuch and Ranna Smith who finished with 7.44 pace and 8.26 pace respectively .
LGBT Pride 5 miler – June 29th
Nice running from the team on a very hot day. Patrick Dooley finished up 2nd in his age group with a 5:23 pace . Alex Stolerman was next with a 5:41 pace and 7th in his age group. Don Snellings then came in with a 5:49 pace and 2nd in his age group . Rich Velazquez then followed with a 5:52 pace and 3rd n his age group. I was next after 20 months without racing and hit a 5:53 pace , winning my age group . Locky Trachsel also won her age group with a 6:41 pace. Then we had Daniel Burko with another fine performance with a 6:53 pace , Herbert Smith (6.54 pace), Yao Hua Ooi ( 6:56 pace) , Alex Freedman (7.09 pace) , Greg Nugent ( 7:20 pace) , Jimmy Bonneau ( 8:02 pace) , Valery Charles ( 8.07 pace) , Liz Saxon ( 8.39 pace) and last , but not least ,Harley Hanrahan – 8.49 pace and 4th in her age group .
Achilles Hope and Possibility 5 miler – June 23rdQueens 10k – June 15th
Andrea Fraquelli ran 34:02 for first hound to across the line. Alex Stolerman PR’ed with 34:44. He battled it out with Don Snellings, who stopped for a 10sec rest with one mile to go, but still managed 34:45. Don equalled his PR and finished 5th in his age group. Matt Howard 6th in his age group with 36:47. Dustin Shahidehpour then smashed his PR with 38:35 , followed by Jeffrey Geier in 38:52, then new hound runner Patrick Fogarty (39:14), Grace Doramus ( 39:29) , Laura Kirk (40:03), Tiffany Golden-Stone (41:23), Yao Hua Ooi (41:49), Greg Nugent (42:12) and Daniel Burko, hitting a big PR of 42:25, continuing his good form. Julie Pampuch also got a big PR with 44:25! Leslie Lillo , Micaela Boles , Brian Power and Tamara Hoover were next and last from the team to finish with 46:12, 47:09, 48:52 and 56:03 respectively .
NYRR New York Mini 10km – June 8th
Lin-Marie Salvato ran a nice 10k PR with a 6min39secs pace . Courtney Grill is back running well with an 8.19 pace , while Tamara Hoover and Ranna Smith finished with 9.27 and 9.55 pace respectively .
Italy Run 5 miler – June 2nd
Matt Howard picked up 1st place in his age group of 45-49yrs old with a 5:55 pace. Jeffrey Geier ran a solid 6:22 pace for 7th in his age group . Tiffany Golden-Stone was 2nd in her age group with a 6:42 pace and then we had Jimmy Bonneau , Shai Tambor and Michaela Clary, who all ran 6:42, 6:43 and 7:36 pace respectively .
Brooklyn Half Marathon – May 18th
First Hound across the line was Andrea Fraqueli with 1:13:51 . Don Snellings PR’ed with 1:16.07. Next we had Rich Velazquez with 1:17:49 and Theresa McCabe running 1:20 flat. Chris Hearne ran a super race with 1:21:40. As did Corinne Fitzgerald with 1:21:42 off very light training . Greg Nugent ran very solid with 1:23:20 after missed training as well . Grace Doramus hit 1:24:43 also off light training , while Conor Twomey just joined the team for 1:24:49 before he gets into shape. Locky Trachsel finished 5th in her age group on tired legs with 1:26:51. Laura Kirk ran he best in 6-7 years with a 1:27. Then we had Max Jahn and Herbert Smith with 1:27:54 and 1:28:24 and Yao Hua Ooi ran a nice 1:28:30 , which hit is goal on limited training . Jimmy Bonneau , Adam Mulia , Luis Corona and Alex Freedman all ran 1:29:14, 1:29:32, 1:29:59 and 1:30:00 respectively . All 4 are not on a training program right now. Daniel Burko then hit a nice PR with 1:31:13. Tiffany Golden-Stone also ran well with 1:32:11 and Jeffery Geier then hit 1:32.56. Naomi Nocera ran a nice 1:37:38 while Julie Pampuch ran a nice 2min PR with 1:38:18 , as she keeps improving. Ann Powers jumped in for a 1:38:51 and then Melissa Reichman hit her goal of sub 1:40, with a 12min PR , running 1:39:40. Brian Power continued his good form with 1:39:46 and then Andrea Larsen (1:41:03) , Mary Darling (1:48:45) , Faith Paris ( 1:53:04), Liz Saxon ( 2:00:04) , Tamara Hoover (2:03:46) and Andrew Saunders (2:05:01) rounded out the last 6.
Japan Run 4 miler – May 12th
Mary Cain finished 1st female across the line and 5th in the entire race, with a 5:28 pace for this event . It was her first race in over 2 years. Greg Nugent just ran upbeat for a 7:02 pace.
UAE Healthy Kidney 10km – April 28th
Don Snellings just missed his PR with 34:54 for the 10km distance. Kelly De Csepel finished 3rd in her age group with 36:27 and not far off her PR as well. Theresa McCabe also ran in the 36’s with 36:53 and Shiela Monaghan hit a huge PR with 36:56. Zareh Baghdassarian then Pr’ed with 37:10 , followed by Chris Hearne (38:32) Jeff Geier (39:30), Jimmy Bonneau ( 39:39), and Brian Power with an awesome PR of 43:12. Julie Pampuch (47:52), Countney Grill ( 52:38) and Ranna Smith (64:03) were next across the line.
Run for Clean Air 10km in Philadelphia – April 20th
Daniel Salvato, who I coach for the NYAC finished 3rd with a new PR of 37:37 for the 10km distance . It was a PR by over 3mins.
Larry Ellis Princeton Invitation – April 20th
Indira Avila (Gabby) won her heat and finished 6th overall in the 1,500m’s today with a PR of 4mins43secs.
Boston Marathon – April 16th
Amazing day for the Hounds in Boston! Chris wolf gutted out 2:46:22 to be first of the team across the line . Jake Kaufman PR’ed by 9mins to be a minute behind , in 2:47:28. The Mike Balz did a 4min PR with 2:52:42. Locky Trachsel then PR’ed and won the 50-55yr wolf age group with 2:55:24. An incredible time! Amar Kuchinad (NYAC) ran really well on limited training for 3:02:18. Heather Ritz then ran a 5min PR with 3:22:37. Daniel Burko ran a 3min PR of 3:30:59 and Shai Tambor turned it into a long run with the warmer weather for 3:35:20.
Shape Women’s Half – April 15th
A couple of come backs to racing today from Tiffany Golden-Stone (1:35:43) and Courtney Grill (1:56:20) on this warmish day in New York . Was to go ladies!
NYC RUNS Queens Half – April 14th
Dustin Shahidehpour went out a bit stressed and fast for the first 4-5 miles and ended up with more of a long run pace of 1:31:45. Good learning experience .
Sam Howell Princeton Invite – April 6th
Indira Avila (Gabby) finished in 13th place in the 5km at this meet with a time of 17.36
LA Marathon – March 24th
Julie Pampuch finished very excited with a 11min PR to run 3:32:27.Julie ran out of fuel in the NYC Marathon, 6 months ago, after a stressful work week leading up to that Marathon. This time her prep was spot on and she was rewarded.
NYC Half Marathon – March 17th
An awesome day for the Hounds with 13 runners running incredible PR’s. Alex Stolerman was first from the team across the line with 1:16:09, which included a 30secs bathroom break and still ran a PR by over 2mins . Jake Kaufmann was next with a 1min PR of 1:18:08. Logan DeSouza, who’s currently not on a training plan, still just missed his PR by 4 secs, with 1:18:17. Mike Balz finished with a solid PR by over 3mins with 1:18:30 and is looking great for the Boston Marathon. Rich Velazquez didn’t have such a good day in the office with 1:19:11, but will figure that out. Zareh baghdassarian then knocked 4mins off his PR with 1:20:11. Greg Nugent PR’ed by about the same with 1:21:16. Right behind Greg was John Vaghi with a nice 3min PR of 1:21:17. Then Locky Trachsel just missed her PR by 7 secs with 1:22:34 and also looks great for Boston. She was 2nd in her age group. Matt Howard finished with 1:23:02 and Colin Riendeau with 1:23:05. Luis Corona also ran under 1:24 with 1:23:55. Chris Hearne just used the run as a tempo with 1:24:27 and actually just off his PR. Sheila Monaghan ran her revised time goal after some calf issues during the training with 1:24:28. Paul Moreton ran a 3min PR with 1:25:03. Don Snellings just ran as a long run with 1:26:15. The Liesje Hodgson put down a nice 4min PR with 1:26:40. Jimmy Bonneau finished with 1:28:51 and Shai Tambor PR’ed by a few minutes with 1:28:53. Right behind Shai finished Adam Shift with a 4min PR of 1:29:06. Yao Hua Ooi ran his goal of 1:29:50 with limited training . Then we had Max Jahn ( 1:30:00) and Corinne Fitzgerald (1:31:35) who just ran as a long run. Meaghan Fitzpatrick (NBR) PR’ed by over 1min and just missed breaking 1:30 with 1:30:40secs. Daniel Burko also PR’ed by 1min with 1:33:34. Leslie Lillo then PR’ed with a 3min PR and a time of 1:38:23. Andrea Larson ran as training with 1:47:34 and poor Val Charles ended up in the medical tent after a 1:53:22, suffering from hypothermia. She’s happily ok and in much better shape.
Tokyo Marathon – March 3rd
Carolina Pena rocked Tokyo in the pouring rain with 2:49:03, to finish 39th female overall and 3rd in her age group at 45 years young. She ran a 2min PR and had been back for 14 weeks, after 18 months off with achilles pain . She has a shot at representing Chile in a World Championship or Olympic Marathon if she improves like this. Its all about being healthy. David Fanfan ran 3:14:04 to be 4mins outside his PR, which was a great race considering Davids training not going 100% to plan.
Washington Heights 5K – March 3rd
Rich Velazquez ran home first for the team with a 16:48 time. Then Brad Volkommer ran strong again with 17:42. Theresa McCabe performed outstanding , taking 35 secs of her best ever 5km to run 17:46 and first female Hound home. Mike Balz hit a 17:57 in the middle of his long run , as he trains for Boston and then Kelly De Csepel won her age group with 18:10 showing another consistent and strong performance . Greg Nugent then looked good with 18:20 and Matt Howard showed he’s been getting back into shape with 18:29. Locky Trachsel ran a great race for her over the shorter distance, with 19:05 and 2nd in her age group. Liesje Hodgson ran an awesome 19:16, to show she’s ready for a PR in the NYC Half and Harry Smith also ran well with a 6:33 pace.
NYRR Al Gordon 4 miler – February 23rd
Alex Stolerman finished with a solid 5th in his age group with a 5:53 pace , as he continues his good training. Dustin Shahidehpour showed huge improvement with a 6:14 pace, showing he’s callable of breaking 3 hours in the Providence Marathon in May. Harry Smith also ran very well with 6:31 pace and Leslie Lillo smashed her best , breaking 7min pace for her first time with a 6:53 pace.
Fastrack Invitational – February 9th
Indira Avila ran a strong 10:05 for 3km.
NYRR Gridiron 4 miler – February 3rd
Kelly De Csepel finished in the top 3 in her age group again with 3rd in a 5:51 pace. Nice run by Kelly! Greg Nugent also ran exceptionally well with a 5:53 pace, as did John Vaghi (6:13 pace). Locky Trachsel was next with a solid 6:13 pace and then Sarah Schultz with 7:15 pace.
Long Beach Snow Flake 4 miler – February 2nd
Theresa McCabe finished 1st female home in a lightning 23:30. Very fast for Theresa . Improving every race.
NYC Dill Invitational – February 1st
Indira Avila (Gabby) ran 17:38 for 5km in this indoor track meet for 2nd place .
Naples Half Marathon – Florida – January 20th
Carolina Pena came back from 18 months off to join me for 8 weeks and run a strong 1:21:04 for 4th overall female and 1st masters female at 44 years old. She ran it in 70 degrees and picked up $750 for her troubles .
Benji Fages ran over a 4min PR for the Marathon with a time of 2:45:21. Fantastic race from Benji.
Joe Kleinerman 10K – January 5th
Ana Johnson won the race in the female category and PR’ed in a time of 36:07.Kelly De Csepel finished 4th overall and 3rd in her age group with 38:21. The only other female from the team was Val Charles who finished with a 8:16 pace and out of shape for her. Don Snellings was the first guy home from the team with 35:50 for 10km. Zareh Baghdassarian ran 6:11 pace followed by Chris Hearne with 6:23 pace and Shai Tambor at 6:49 pace. Then John Vaghi ran 6:52 pace , Harry Smith (6:55 pace) and Dustin Shahidehpour had his first race with the team and finished with a 7:20 pace . Marc Bobrowsky wanted to make up his 9+1 with a 7:43 pace.