Jordan Rose placed 1st OA at the Jingle All the Way 5K, finishing in 17:14.
The 2017 NYRR Ted Corbitt 15K was the last club point-race of 2017! Both our men and our women placed 4th. Hugh Parker (50:05) and Karlo Mendoza (51:52) placed 5th and 6th in their AG. Hugh Parker improved his old team record by one minute and 24 seconds! They were followed by Olivier Wijtenburg (53:05); Philip Young (54:06) and David Goldfarb (54:44). Justin Shane (55:46); Thomas Flanagan (55:47) and Jonathan Kline (56:42) placed 6th, 7th and 1st in their AG.
Kathleen Servidea (1:00:01) and Molly Wawrzyniak (1:00:38) placed 3rd and 4th in their AG. They were followed by Barbara Mann (1:02:26); Veronica Boswell (1:02:28-8th AG) and Rachael Keller (1:03:52-8th AG). Eris Saari (1:13:20) placed 6th in her AG.
Chandler Self WON the BMW Dallas Marathon 2017, finishing in 2:53:57!
Anish Sharma represented us in the half marathon, finishing with a 6 minute PR of 1:33:27.
John Castonguay placed 8th in his AG at the Kiawah Island Marathon, finishing in 3:11:09.
We had some strong performances at the USATF Club XC Championships in Lexington, Kentucky. Keaton Naff set a new XC 10k team record of 33:59. He was followed by: James Stucker (34:54); William Washer (35:43); Garrett Burger (36:13); Alex Noble (37:30); Chris Forti (39:06) and Zachary Shtogren (39:44) raced the 10K distance. Jessy Scarpone (21:52) finished in the top 100 for the 6K, setting a new XC 6k team record for the women! She was followed by Jessica Chichester (22:24); Elizabeth Laseter (22:28); Brigette Kolson (22:38); Rebecca Verrone (23:25); Laura Gann (23:31); Lauren Dorsky (24:34) and Juliana Ross (24:48).
The NYRR Night at the Races 1 took place last Thursday. The following women represented us in the 800m: Carly Graham (2:30-3rd OA); Meghan Bongartz (2:38-6th OA); Kristen Elkins (2:53). For the men, we had Yoonseok Lee (2:23); Young Cho (2:26); Scott Batten (2:33) and Adam Beilman (2:45). Carly Graham (5:18); Emmi Aguillard (5:27) and Meghan Bongartz (5:37) placed 4th; 7th and 8th in the mile. Kristen Elkins finished in 5:59. Olivier Wijtenburg (4:21) placed 2nd OA in the mile. He was followed by Young Cho (5:22); Yoonseok Lee (5:30); Scott Batten (5:35) and Adam Beilman (5:48).
Our women placed 2nd at the 2017 NYRR Jingle Bell Jog (5K). Rachel Wheeler (20:43), placed 4th in her AG. She was followed by Gita Subramony (21:21-8th AG); Amy May (21:24-4th AG); Nicole Gorton (21:50-3rd AG) and Martina Di Marco (22:14). Brianna Mcloughlin (22:54) and Mary Haskins (26:08) placed 8th and 6th in their AG. Matthew Feick (18:55) and Jerry Sticker (19:21) placed 3rd and 8th in their AG.
Anoush Shehadeh placed 1st OA for the women at the Pelham half marathon, finishing in 1:23:38.
November | Turkey Trot Results
At the Troy Turkey Trot 5K Francesca DeLucia (18:40) won her AG and Katie Oleary finished in 24:32.
We had another AG win from Juliana Ross, who finished the Carlisle YMCA Turkey Trot 5K in 20:22.
Kathleen Servidea (31:31) won her AG at the Pequot Runners Turkey Trot 5M.
Several Whippets represented us at the Prospect Park Track Club Turkey Trot 5 Miler. Drew McDonald (32:21) placed 7th in his AG. Daniil Blinov finished in 32:48. Jacquii Alexander ran a PR of 41:27.
Jessy Scarpone (17:59) was the first woman OA at the Winnetka Turkey Trot 5k.
Matthew Feick (19:26) won his AG at the Millersville Turkey Trot 5K.
Vincent Young placed 3rd OA at the Sri Chinmoy Thanksgiving Day 5K, finishing in 18:29.
Bridget Kolson was the first woman OA the Delco Turkey Trot 5K, finishing in 18:51.
Christopher Burris finished the North face ECSCA 50M in 12:47:33.
Stephen Kress raced in the Run and Row Biathlon. He rowed 5K and then ran 2 miles on the track, finishing first OA and also placed 2nd in his AG at the Portland Thanksgiving Day 4-Miler, finishing in 22:01.
Alex Demosthenes finished the BoroDash 4M in 28:13.
Jennie Cohen finished the Manchester Road Race 7.6K in 29:08.
Keith Slyman finished the Navesink Challenge 15K in 1:09:26.
At the Pete Keyes Turkey Trot 5M, Dave McGrath (32:31) finished first OA in the costume division and 2nd in his AG in the regular division.
Stephen Gnoza (28:54) and Stephanie Gnoza (41:03) represented us at the Ashenfelter 8K.
November | Miscellaneous
Our women placed first at the 2017 NYRR Fred Lebow Cross Country Championships (5K). Brigette Kolson (20:01) was the 5th woman OA. Genevieve Coffey (21:18), Meghan Bongartz (21:39) and Laureline Logiaco (21:59) placed 8th, 9th and 10th OA for the women. Lauren Dorsky (22:11-1st AG) was our 5th scoring woman.
Our men placed first at the 2017 Race to Deliver 4M. Matthew Wong (22:56) was the 7th man OA. He was followed by Kirby Neaton (23:41-3rd AG); Terrence McGovern 23:59-5th AG); Kevin Vogt (26:50) and Chris Mccarthy (27:31).
Many hammers were dropped at the 2017 Philadelphia Marathon! David Clay ran a 45 minute PR of 3:18:32. Laura McDonald ran a 18 minute PR of 3:36:44. Congrats also to Tom Flanagan (2:58:47); Drew McDonald (3:01:58); Chris Forti (3:02:02); Moray Joslyn (3:08:47); Eric Passmore (3:14:48); Jens Kanther (3:16:35); Jared Littlejohn (3:21:06); Adam Beilman (3:24:24) and William Mccann (3:28:10).
Peter Pedulla finished his first half marathon, the Queens Half Marathon, in 1:45:08. Dorota Sawicz (1:40:22) placed 9th in her AG.
November | NYC Marathon
237 Whippets finished the race – the most of any non-charity team!
Our men’s open team was fourth and our women’s open team was second! If you take out professional runners, those two teams were second and first!
By my count (so unofficially), 69 Whippets ran a Boston Marathon qualifying time!
Andrey Kirichenko ran a course PR
Perry Anderson ran a 12 minute PR (and broke 3:00!) with a 2:58
Rachael Keller ran an 8 minute PR in her second marathon to run a 2:47:35 and is just 2:35 away from qualifying for the Olympic Trials! Sammy Creath (14 minute PR) and Francesca DeLucia (4 minute PR and 16 minutes faster than her NYCM of 2 years ago) are each just about 5:00 away after their great times.
Dennis Ryan ran a 22 minute PR to run a 3:06.
Nicole Tilzer ran a 3:54.
Stephen Gnoza ran 3:01 – a 3:00 PR.
Juliana Ross ran a 3:22 in her first marathon and negative split (hardly anyone does that on this course, especially in their marathon debut!).
Lindsay Albala ran a 10 minute PR and a 21 minute course-PR.
David Eng ran his first marathon ever in 3:28.
Manson Wong ran his first in 4:05.
Roni Sommer ran a BQ and 1 minute PR with a 3:26.
Laura Gann ran a BQ with a 3:09 in her first marathon and PR’d in the half marathon along the way.
Alex Noble ran a 7 minute PR in his second marathon (2:48!).
Julie Cesbron ran a 3:54 (3 minute PR)
Jaime Tan ran a 4:07 a few weeks after running a 3:56 in Berlin (last year she ran a 4:40 in the NYCM, so this was a 33 minute improvement).
Young Cho PR’d from 4 weeks ago with a 3:11.
Avi Das ran a 4 minute PR with a 3:38.
Noel Slater ran a 4:03 in his debut marathon.
Laura Stephen ran 3:34 for a 4 minute PR.
Fred Hines ran 2:49 for a PR of almost 2 minutes.
David Goldfarb ran a 6 minute PR with a 2:50:41.
Grace Berry ran a 6 minute PR with a 3:43.
Tracey Rohrer ran a 5 minute PR.
Alejandro Sanchez ran a 3:11 in his second marathon to BQ.
Hamish Alexander ran his first marathon in 4:25.
Andrew Skrilow ran a 6 minute PR with a 3:33.
Anastasia Voevodin ran a 3:04 to PR by 22 minutes!
Katie O’Leary ran her second marathon in 4:15 – a 13 minute PR.
Margot Yopes ran a 3:47 to get a 3 minute PR.
Michelle Lin ran a 8 minute PR with a 3:38.
Paul Park ran a 16 minute PR with a 3:48!
October | Miscellaneous
Our women took first place at the NYRR 2017 Poland Spring Marathon Kickoff (5M). Megan Keane (34:38) placed 4th in her AG. She was followed by Kahela Mahon (38:12); Brianna Mcloughlin (38:27); Alexandra Dunn (38:32) and Eris Saari (39:11-2nd AG).
The men placed second. Olivier Wijtenburg placed 2nd OA with a time of 26:47. Matthew Feick (31:59), Brian Skorney (32:18) and Richard Nacin (33:05) placed 8th, 10th and 7th in their AG. Rory Coons finished in 33:11.
John Emy finished the Amsterdam Marathon in 3:24:56.
At the Fall Foliage Half Marathon, Elizabeth Miller (1:43:28) was the 7th woman OA.
Keaton Naff ran 2:38:35 at the Marine Corps Marathon and Blaise Chow ran 3:48:57!
Jordan Rose placed 14th OA at the Detroit Marathon, finishing in 2:53:55.
Several Whippets represented us at the Sunnyside Post Mile. Matthew Wong (4:53) placed 1st OA. He was followed by Terrence McGovern (4:59-2nd OA); Eric Morley (4:59-3rd OA) and Leonel Perez (5:20-6th OA).
At the Hartford Marathon 2017, Gregory Pezolano finished in 3:01:04, Meredith Nadler ran 3:50:26, and Amortya Ray ran a 4:15:55. In the half marathon, James Kelly ran 1:24:56 and Jennie Cohen ran 1:25:49.
Jonathan Kline ran 17:20 at the USATF Masters 5k National Championships, placing 5th in his age group.
At the River Run 5k on 10/28, newcomer Becca Verrone ran 18:47 to place 4th, Katie Edwards ran a PR of 19:48. Matthew Wong ran 17:17 and Terry McGovern ran 17:34!
Stephen Seeler represented us at the Runner’s World Hat Trick Challenge, placing 13th overall, 11th for Gender, and 3rd for Age Group. His 5K time was 19:53, followed by a 43:11 10K and a 1:33:12 half marathon. Keith Slyman ran the half marathon in 1:34:28.
At the Story by Story Stair Race, David Roeske (4:10) placed 1st OA for the men and Laura Aronsson (5:46) placed 1st OA for the women.
Juliana Ross (22:07) and Megan Jones (27:24) placed in the top 15 at the USATF NY XC Series #4.
At the 2017 NYRR Grete’s Great Gallop 10K, Hugh Parker placed 10th overall for the men, finishing in 33:08. Ryan Hepworth (35:43) and John Narducci (43:35) placed 6th and 5th in their AG.
Lauren Dorsky placed 4th OA for the women, finishing in 39:37. Eris Saari (48:07) placed 3rd in her AG.
At the 2017 NYRR Harry Murphy Cross Country 5K, Brigette Kolson placed 4th OA for the women, finishing in 20:22. Cassie Wallance (26:07); Megan Jones (27:07); Mary Haskins (23:25) and Stephanie Gnoza (30:44) placed 5th, 6th, 2nd in their AG.
Andrew Hadro placed 6th in his AG at the Wine Glass Half Marathon, finishing in 1:20:07.
Garret Wajala represented was the 12th man OA in the marathon, finishing in 2:47:18.
September | Miscellaneous
Both our men and our women placed 4th at the 2017 New Balance Bronx 10-Mile. Justin Scheid placed 10th OA, finishing in 53:27. Luke Baltrush (53:46); Keaton Naff (55:18); Karlo Mendoza (56:23) and David Roeske (57:03) placed 5th, 3rd, 1st and 8th in their AG. Chris Dawes placed 1st in his AG, finishing in 58:56.
Our women were led by Rachael Keller (59:53), who was the 7th woman OA. Kathleen Servidea was our second woman and finished in 1:04:31, placing 1st in her AG. She was followed by Alaina Miller (1:05:23); Laura Gann (1:06:23-4th AG) andLauren Dorsky (1:06:11-5th AG). Kim Martineau (1:10:00) and Christine Peddy (1:17:28) placed 4th and 9th in their AG.
Matthew Wong (17:45) and Terrence McGovern (18:15) placed 2nd and 3rd OA at the Music that Heals 5k.
Lauren Lopez finished the Berlin Marathon in 3:32:16.
Our women’s team won the NYRR 18M Tuneup and our men were third. Laura Gann and Laureline Logiaco led the women’s team. Jil Czarnik was third (pacing the 2:15 group), with Elena Saiz and Elia Ragsdale rounding out the top five. Our men were led by Spencer Duhaime (4th overall!), Chris Dawes, David Goldfarb, Jarrod Scuglik, and Hiroyuki Tamura!
Some Whippets represented us at the Newport Liberty Half Marathon. Jordan Rose placed 2nd in his AG, finishing in 1:18:27. Meghan Bongartz placed 5th OA for the women, finishing in 1:26:53. Drew McDonald and Young Cho finished in 1:29:27 and 1:30:47.
Luke Baltrush finished the Oslo Half Marathon in 1:10:45.
Kayla Murphy ran the Kurt Steiner Cross Country 5k in 24:48.
We had some strong performances at the 2017 New Balance 5th Avenue Mile! The men placed 4th. They were led by Keaton Naff (4:21) and followed by Maclean O’Donnell (4:26); Justin Scheid (4;27); Specer Duhaime (4:32) and David Roeske (4:36-5thAG). Matthew Wong (4:40) placed 6th in his AG.
Our women placed 3rd thanks to Jessy Scarpone (5:07); Alaina Miller (5:10-9th AG); Laura Gann (5:10); Grace Bowen (5:12) and Molly Wawrzyniak (5:18). Barbara Mann (5:33) and Mary Haskins (6:58) placed 9th and 10th in their AG.
Two Whippets qualified for Boston 2018 this past weekend! Matan Korrub ran a huge PR of 3:05:57 at the Last Chance BQ.2 Chicagoland Marathon in Geneva, IL, and Leah Robbins qualified with a 3:28:31 at the Leigh Valley Marathon!
Ryan Hepworth placed 2nd OA at the Celic Run 4 Miler in Staten Island, running a PR time of 22:14. Coach Chris Forti took 6th place OA (1st AG), finishing in 23:26.
August | Miscellaneous
At the 2017 Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run, our women placed first. They were led by Kendall Lyons (17:38 – a new team record!) and Bianca Jackson (17:48), who placed 6th and 9th OA for the women. They were followed by Carly Graham (18:06-6th AG); Jennie Cohen (18:07-5th AG); and Emmi Aguillard (18:20-7th AG).
Our men placed 4th thanks to Maclean O’donnel (15:34-3rd AG); Ned Cunningham (15:59-5thAG); Cory Helder (16:06-6th AG); Karlo Mendoza (16:28-1st AG) and Nick Grinlinton (16:41), who scored for the team during his first 5K ever!
Meghan Bongartz (18:56) placed 8th in her AG. Kathleen Servidea (19:04) placed 1st in her AG. Lauren Dorsky (21:08) and Christine Peddy (21:28) placed 7th and 4th in their AG. Patricia Choux (21:35) and Paula Scaminaci (22:39) both placed 5th in their AG.
Frederick Hines (17:01) and Michael Fosco (17:06) placed 8th and 9th in their AG. Mark Heller (20:58) placed 10th in their AG.
Dave McGrath finished the Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon in 3:05:39, which was an eleven-minute PR and an almost five-minute BQ!
Bianca Jackson was the first woman OA at the Peekskill Brewery Mile. She crossed the finish line in 5:10. Sarah Chiles was the second woman in 5:24. Karlo Mendoza was the third male in 4:38. Matthew Wong was fourth in 4:45. Garrett Burger (5:00), James Kelly (5:21), Stephen Wo (5:24), Scott Batten (5:30), Francesca Delucia (5:33), and Jennie Cohen (5:42) also ran strong races.
At the Brooklyn Mile, Jessy Scarpone ran a 5:12, Carly Graham ran 5:17, Emmi Aguillard ran 5:21, Jeff Latz ran 4:58, and Laura Gann ran 5:29.
Adam Beilman represented us at the Al Goldstein #7 in Brooklyn last week, finishing in 20:16.
Peter Pedulla finished the Governors Island 10K in 49:31.
Our women placed THIRD at the 2017 NYRR Team Championships! Jessy Scarpone, who placed 7th in her AG, was our first woman and finished in 29:56. Elizabeth Laseter (30:30) placed 8th in her AG. Kendall Lyons (30:30) and Brigette Kolson (30:52) both placed 9th in their AG. Carly Graham (31:07) as our fifth woman and she was followed by Lauren Dorsky (31:11-2nd AG); Chandler Rainey (31:13-10th AG); Emmi Aguillard (31:20); Kathleen Servidea (31:30-1st AG) and Meghan Bongartz (31:51).
Megan Keane (33:18) and Kelsey Amarosa (33:38) placed 7th and 8th in their AG. Laura Gann (33:54) and Carol Stickler (35:06) placed 10th and 5th in their AG. Patricia Choux (36:09) and Laura Stephen (36:54) both placed 9th in their AG. Christine Peddy (33:52) placed 10th in her AG.
Our men took FOURTH place! Keaton Naff placed 5th in his AG, finishing in 26:11. He was followed by Luke Baltrusch (26:16); Maclean O’donnell (26:32-9th AG); Ned Cunningham (26:40); Cory Helder (26:58); James Stucker (27:13); Spencer Duhaime (27:39); David Roeske (27:13-9th AG); Karlo Mendoza (27:51-1st AG) and Spencer Zidarich (27:51).
Michael Fosco (28:30) and Jonathan Kline (29:15) placed 9th and 1st in their AG.
At the Tuesday Night Speed Series on July 11, Linh Le ran 1:15 in the 400m. Meghan Bongartz, Matthew Wong and Terrence McGovern represented us in the 800m. Meghan placed 7th for the women, finishing in 2:38. Matthew (9th OA) and Terrence finished in 2:13 and 2:15.
At the Al Goldstein 5k #5, Eric Morley (17:11) placed 2nd OA and Virna Di Palma finished in 20:51.
Stephen Kress (17:03) placed 1st OA at the Brooklyn Cyclones Take Your Base 5K.
Jens Kanther ran the Tracktown Summer Series 5K in 19:13.
Ryan Hepworth (29:17) and Chris Forti (29:39) represented us at the Arielle Newman 5 Mile Run in Staten Island. Ryan came 1st in his AG and 5th OA while Chris placed 2nd in his AG and 8th OA.
Cici Pandol ran a new PR of 46:11 at the Firecracker 10k.
Our women placed 3rd at the 2017 Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run (5M). Lauren Dorsky (31:58) was the 10th woman OA and placed 1st in her AG. She was followed by Chandler Rainey (32:00-6th AG); Katherine Edwards (35:33); Genevieve Coffey (35:55-7th AH) and Naomi Keena (40:16).
Our men placed 5th thanks to Andrew Hadro (31:22); Dennis Ryan (32:52-9th AG); Young Cho (33:27); Mark Jurgens (35:05) and Zain Cheng (36:09). Mark Heller (38:02) placed 8th in his AG.
At the 2017 Achilles Hope & Possibility (4M), both Michael Fosco (23:35) and Lauren Dorsky (25:06) placed 1st in their AG. Grace Berry (27:37) placed 2nd in her AG.
Meghan Bongartz placed 5th in her AG at the Steamboat Classic 4M, finishing in 26:16.
Martina Di Marco, Stephen Gnoza and Matan Korrub represented us at the Sleepy Hollow Triathlon, placing 1st OA as a relay team and finishing in 1:06:02. Stephanie Gnoza placed 1st in her AG, finishing in 1:20:57.
The NYRR Queens 10K, a team-point race, took place last Saturday. Our women placed 4th thanks to Jessica Chichester (37:46-4th AG); Carly Graham (38:40-9th AG); Chandler Self (38:54-8th AG); Emmi Aguillard (39:08) and Brigette Kolson (39:37-9th AG). Ann Restak (41:30) placed 10th in her AG.
Our men placed 4th as well. Justin Scheid (31:51) placed 10th OA. He was followed by James Stucker (33:21); Spencer Zidarich (34:54); Ned Cunningham (35:06) and Zach Custer (35:16). Michael Fosco (36:28); Matthew Wong (36:49) and Jonathan Kline (36:50) placed 5th, 8thand 1st in their AG. Michael Esposito (37:58) and Frank Drury (41:01) placed 6th and 9th in their AG. Congrats on their PRs to Nick Grinlinton (35:18) and Heather Weneck (48:54)!
Yuliya Shyrokonis (1:35:38) was the first woman OA at the Brooklynite Half Marathon.
Terrence McGovern ran a 05:05 at the Harlem 1-Miler, placing 9th OA and 5th in his AG.
A group of Whippets ran and PR’d at the second Al Goldstein 5k in Prospect Park. Matt Maline won in 16:09. Eric Morley was 3rd in a PR of 16:58. Rory Coons, Katie Edwards, and Patricia Tirona also ran big PRs! Andrey Kirichenko ran 20:05 (although I’m not sure if that’s a PR!).
Stephen Gnoza represented us at the Spring Lake 5M in New Jersey, finishing in 30:18 and placing 6th in his AG.
Ryan Hepworth (22:40) placed 1st in his AG at the Staten Island Advance Memorial Day 4 Mile Run. Chris Forti ran 23:15 and was second in his AG.
The 2017 Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon, a club-point race, took place last Saturday. Our women placed third! Jessy Scarpone, who finished in 1:20:51, placed 10th in her AG. She was followed by Kendall Lyons (1:22:24); Jessica Chichester (1:22:57), who placed 9thin her AG; Francesca DeLucia (1:23:10) and Brigette Kolson (1:24:23).
The Women Master Team placed fourth. Kathleen Servidea finished in 1:27:07, placing 3rd in her AG. Kim Martineau (1:31:01) and Carol Stickler (1:36:39) both placed 8th in their AG.
Our men placed sixth. Justin Scheid led the way, finishing in 1:08:40 and placing 3rd in his AG and 15th OA. Luke Baltrusch (1:12:12) placed 9th in his AG. He was followed by William Washer (1:13:41); James Stucker (1:14:45) and David Roeske (1:14:50-7th AG).
Chris Dawes (1:19:13) placed 6th in his AG, leading the Men Master Team to 5th place. He was followed by Jason Brown (1:24:14) and Bobby Liu (1:26:16). Karlo Mendoza (1:15:45) placed 2nd in his AG. Congrats on their PRs to: Anastasia Voevodin (1:26:48); Dennis Ryan (1:27:02); Cara Rabin (1:32:38); Heather Weneck (1:46:48) and Hamish Alexander (1:58:27).
A few Whippets represented us at the Sugarloaf Marathon last Sunday! Micheal Miller placed 2nd in his AG and 7th OA, finishing in 2:55:51. Meghan Bongartz (3:11:57) was the 7th woman OA and placed 2nd OA. Selina Sakoto Highstein ran a PR time of 3:44:44.
Ryan Hepworth placed 4th OA and first in his AG at the NYPD Memorial 5k, running a new PR of 17:06.
Our women placed first at the NYRR 2017 Japan Run (4M). Lauren Lopez (27:15) and Patricia Choux (27:43) placed 3rd and 2nd in their AG. They were followed by Lauren Theurkauf (29:37), Colleen McKown (29:44) and Elena Varas Saiz (30:30).
The men took third place. David Roeske (22:20) placed 8th OA. He was followed by Michael Esposito (22:44 – 4th AG), Joshua Whitcraft (22:50 – 3rd AG), Stephen Dennison (24:01) and Rick Thiounn (24:47).
Nicole Tilzer and Daniela Alvarado placed 1st and 2nd in their AG at the ALS 5K in Miami!
At the Broad Street Run 10M in Philadelphia last Sunday, Bill Washer set a new team record in the 10 miler, finishing in 55:15! Young Cho (1:05:03) Jeff Nicastro (1:10:50) both ran a PR! Grace Berry finished in 1:12:08.
It was a great day for the team at the Providence Marathon! Drew McDonald (3:19:37); Adam Beilman (3:38:06); Cici Pandol (3:53:40) and Laura McDonald (3:54:23) represented us in the marathon. James Kraemer, from our Boston chapter, ran his first marathon in 3:36:39!
Joseph Siefers (1:37:43); Larissa Coyne (1:40:48); YoonSeok Lee (1:45:33) and Eugenia White (1:47:57) represented us in the half!
Greg Pezolano finished the Belfast City Marathon in 3:00:59.
Our women placed FIRST at the 2017 SHAPE Women’s Half Marathon. Meghan Bongartz placed 8th in her AG and finished in 1:31:08. Ann Restak (1:35:26); Barbara Mann (1:35:34) and Lauren Lopez (1:35:40) placed 6th, 7th and 9th in their AG. Kristen Anderson was our fifth woman and finished in 1:37:45. Patricia Choux (1:38:02) finished 2nd in her AG.
We had some amazing performances at the New Jersey Marathon 2017! Steve Wo ran a PR of 2:57:29, breaking the 3:00-hour barrier for the first time and placing 9th in his AG. Stephen Gnoza ran a fifteen-minute PR, finishing in 3:03:46 and qualifying for Boston 2018. Lindsay Albala, who ran a ten-minute PR of 3:30:02, qualified for Boston as well! Kelsey Butler PRd in the half, finishing in 1:55:05.
We had two women placing in the top 10 at the Red Hook Crit 5K. Brigette Kolson placed 9th OA, finishing in 18:37 and Elizabeth Laseter followed right after in 18:38.
Mary Haskins placed 4th in her AG at the Revel Mt Charleston, finishing in 3:50:04.
Our women placed 8th at the BAA Boston Marathon 2017! Our top finishers were Jessica Chichester (3:04:01); Samantha Creath (3:06:18); Emmi Aguillard (3:11:53); Bianca Jakson (3:20:30) and Cara Rabin (3:20:59).
Congrats to Jordan Rose, who was our first man and ran a PR of 2:42:58! Laura Huselton, from our Boston chapter, ran an amazing PR of 3:03:07. Many others ran great races in the warm weather. Please check our results database in the next few days to see all of the Boston Marathon results!
Our women placed 2nd at the 2017 Run as One (4M). Kathleen Servidea (24:58) placed 9th OA for the women. She was followed by Barbara Mann (25:29 -2nd AG); Lauren Lopez (27:06-9th AG); Juliana Ross (27:28 -5th AG) and Cheryl Goldwasser (27:30). Meghan Gutenkust (28:02) and Katie Haddock (30:53) both placed 7th in their AG. Michael Esposito (23:09) and Stephan Brohme (25:48) placed 5th and 9th in their AG.
At the 2017 UAE Healthy Kidney 10K, a club-point race, our women took 4th place. Jessy Scarpone (36:43) placed 9th in her AG. She was followed by Elizabeth Laseter (37:56); Brigette Kolson (38:01-5th AG); Molly Wawrzyniak (39:18) and Jesse Baldwin-Philippi (40:12-8th AG). Sarah Knox (46:03); Paula Scaminaci (46:27) and Mary Haskins (51:28) placed 8th, 5th and 9th in their AG.
MacLean O’Donnell (32:47) placed 9th in his AG and led the men to 7th place. He was followed by Cory Helder (34:18); James Stucker (34:23); David Roeske (34:29-6th AG) and Karlo Mendoza (35:16-1st AG).
Robert Meyer (35:24) placed 9th in his AG.
We had some outstanding performances at the Paris Marathon 2017! Carolina Pena was our first woman and finished in 2:52:41. Francesca De Lucia ran a new PR of 2:54:24. Stephen Seeler and Chandler Rainey finished in 3:02:31 and 3:10:49.
Lisa Ying ran a 2:05:44 at the Hollywood Half Marathon.
Our women placed first at the NYRR 2017 Boomer’s Cystic Fibrosis Run to Breathe (4M) Barbara Mann (25:41) was the first woman OA. Elizabeth Maiuolo (28:04) and Patricia Choux (28:31) placed 3rd and 2nd in their AG. They were followed by Kaela Mahon (29:00) and Elena Varas Saiz (29:47). Katie Haddock (31:03) placed 6th in her AG.
The man placed second thanks to Bobby Liu (23:47– 3rd AG); Stephen Seeler (24:04-7th AG); Andrew Leibowitz (24:19-9th AG); Frank Drury (25:01-2nd AG) and Manus O’Callaghan (26:16). Bill Harris (26:34) placed 8th in his AG.
Caitleen Kahn was the 4th woman OA (2nd AG) at 22nd Annual Donor Dash 10K, finishing in 40:26.
Cheryl Goldwasser and Steve Lee represented us at the Cherry Blossom 10 miler in DC, finishing in 1:12:13 and 1:22:40.
Our women placed second at the NYRR Central Park Spring Classic 10K. Rachel Jacqueline (43:30) placed 7th in her AG. Elizabeth Maiuolo (45:27) and Patricia Choux (45:28) both placed 2nd in their AG. They were followed by Eileen McShane (48:33) and Naomi Keena (48:55).
The man placed third. Tim McGarry (35:18) placed 9th OA and 2nd in his AG. Ryan Hepworth (37:05) and Michael Esposito (37:22) placed 9th and 4th in their AG. They were followed by Stephen Seeler (38:52) and Jens Kanther (41:23).
Billy Washer came in 9th overall at the Garden State 10 miler in 55:23!
We had some amazing performances at the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half! Carolina Pena was our first woman and placed 2nd in her AG, finishing in 1:20:13. Bianca Jackson (1:22:47) and Kathleen Servidea (1:27:50) both placed 9th in their AG.
Congrats on their PRs to: Jordan Rose (1:15:02); Stephen Gnoza (1:23:48); Emmi Aguillard (1:23:55); Samantha Creath (1:24:46); Perry Anderson (1:25:26); Anastasia Voevodin (1:27:29); Dennis Ryan (1:27:36); Maria Vlassenko (1:33:09); Danielle Schultz (1:36:36) and Nicole Tilzer (1:44:12)!
The NYRR Washington Heights Salsa, Blues, and Shamrocks 5Kwas the first team point-race of the year! Our women placed 4th. Jessy Scarpone placed 7thOA for the women and finished in 17:52. She was followed by Jessica Chichester (18:16-5th AG); Brigette Kolson (18:26-7th AG); Elizabeth Laseter( 19:01) and Kathleen Servidea (19:42). Laura Gann (19:47); Kim Martineau (20:29) and Laura Stephen (23:12) placed 5thin their AG). Kristen Anderson (20:25)placed 7th in her AG. Christine Peddy (22:44) and Mary Askins (25:11) placed 8thin their AG. Juliana Ross (21:14) and Sarah Tobin (25:37) placed 10thin their AG.
Our men placed 5ththanks to MacLean O’Donnell (16:04); Evan Flach (16:21); William Washer (16:43); Jordan Rose (16:48) and Cory Helder (16:55). Jon Kline (18:43) placed 1stin his AG. Cooper Kersey (17:06) placed 6thin his AG. Michael Fosco (17:41) placed 8thin his AG. Matthew Wong (17:48) placed 9thin his AG. Tim Travitx (18:13) placed 10thin his AG.
Jessica Chichester battled some really strong headwinds last Saturday in Brooklyn and WON the NYCRUN Frozen Penguin Half Marathon!
Joseph Siefers represented us at the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Half Marathonon February 5, finishing in 1:31:48.
Congrats to Perry Anderson, Matan Korrub and Russ Stram, who represented us at the Tokyo marathon last Sunday! With his 3:10:56 finish, Perry punched his ticked to Boston 2018!
Our men placed 2nd the 2017 NYRR Al Gordon Brooklyn 4M. Olivier Wijtenburg (20:39) placed 4th OA and 2nd in his AG. He was followed by Zach Custer (22:24-5th AG); Spencer Zidarich (22:46-5th AG); Eric Morley (22:51-7thAG) and Jonathan Park (22:52-8th AG). Alex Noble (23:07) and Matthew Wong (27:27) placed 7th in their AG. Fred Hines (23:05) and Michael Fosco (23:09) placed 6th and 1st in their AG. Terrence McGovern (23:26) and Neil Carragher (26:39) both placed 9th in their AG.
The women took third place thanks to Caitleen Kahn (25:25), who placed 10th OA for the women. She was followed by Lauren Lopez (27:08-9th AG); Elizabeth Maiuolo (28:12-3rd AG); Michelle Lin (28:38) and Patricia Tirona (28:46-5th AG). Sarah Tobin (34:11) placed 5th in her AG.
Mallory Brennan placed 5th in her AG at the Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon, finishing in 3:42:47.
At the PPTC Cherry Tree 10 Miler & Relay in Prospect Park, both Francesca DeLucia (1:05:06) and Kim Martineau (1:11:44) placed 1st in their AG. Sarah Tobin’s relay team with Laura Stephen and Mary Haskins placed 2nd in their age group (1:20:17) and Michael Fosco (1:02:57) placed was 3rd in his AG. Stephen Dennison finished in 1:07:30.
Jacquii Alexander placed 7th OA for the wome at the Dirty Feet 5K snowshoe race in Big White (BC, Canada).
At the NYRR Gridiron 4M, both our women and our men took third place!
The women were led by Barbara Mann (25:47-4th AG) and followed by Kristen Anderson (26:42-7th AG); Courtney Reidy (27:10-10th AG); Lauren Lopez (27:16) and Genevieve Coffey (27:25). Elizabeth Maiuolo (28:51) placed 8th in her AG.
Justin Scheid placed 2nd OA and 1st in his AG, finishing in 20:29. He was followed by Jordan Rose (21:40-3rd AG); Ryan Hepworth (22:40-6th AG); Michael Fosco (23:07-3rd AG) and Eric Buscarino (23:22).
We had a few Whippets representing us at the Mile Mania Gran Prix #3 in Staten Island. Juliana Ross ran a 5:52 for the 1M and a 13:18 for the 2M. Lan Nguyen ran a 3:18 for the 800m; a 6:48 for the 1M and a 14:40 for the 2M. Chris Forti finished the 1M 5:19 in and the 2M in 11:50. Bobby Judge ran a 2:32 for the 800m; a 5:30 for the 1M and a 12:20 for the 2M.
January | Miscellaneous
We had a great showing at the NYRR Night at the Races Meet 3 last Thursday! Olivier Wijtenburg and Bobby Judge represented us in the 800m, finishing in 1:59 and 2:30.
Jessy Scarpone placed 1st OA in the 5000m, finishing in 17:41. She was followed by Carolina Pena (18:04-5th OA); Brigette Kolson (18:30-9thOA); Emmi Aguillard (18:32-10th OA) and Tessa Benau (19:32).
We had the following men competing in the 5000m: Matt Maline (16:20); Olivier Wijtenburg (16:38); Cory Helder (16:45); Chris Forti (17:25); Michael Fosco (17:33); Alex Noble (17:38); Ryan Hepworth (17:39); Terrence McGovern (18:30); Stephen Wo (18:55); Daniil Blinov (19:33) and Bobby Judge (20:09).
Our women placed FIRST at the 2017 NYRR Fred Lebow Manhattan Half Marathon! Kendall Lyons (1:25:09) placed 4th OA for the women and 1st in her AG. She was followed by Kristen Anderson (1:37:08-10th AG); Genevieve Coffey (1:38:24-7th AG); Margot Yopes (1:42:21) and Carol Stickler (1:42:39-4th AG). Dan Barnes placed 12 OA and 2nd in his AG, finishing in 1:19:28! David Goldfarb (1:22:07) and Bobby Liu (1:25:29) placed 5th and 4th in their AG.
Jerlyn Thomas was the 10th woman OA at the Coldwater Rumble 52K, finishing in 6:59:29.
We had a few Whippets representing us at the Charleston Half Marathon last Sunday! Bianca Jackson (1:25:52) and Francesca DeLucia (1:26:06) placed 2nd and 3rd OA for the women! They were followed by Emmi Aguillard (1:28:03); Laura Huselton (1:30:51); Leah Robbins (1:41:06) and Meredith Nadler (1:48:48).
Jordan Rose placed 1st in his AG and 7th OA at the SRC 10 Mile Run to the Blue Point Brewery, finishing in 59:14.
At the NYRR Night at the Races last Thursday, Jessy Scarpone won the 3000 in 10:11! Olivier Wijtenburg ran the 1000 in 2:38and then proceeded to run the 3000 in 9:38. Bobby Blackk ran a 3:17 in the 1000, a 1:50 in the 600, and an 11:47 in the 3000.
At the NYCRUNS Cocoa Classic 10 Miler, Thomas Garvey placed 2nd in his AG and 6th OA, finishing in 1:06:21. Jenna Moulton (1:17:20) placed 5th for the women and 2nd in her AG.
Michael Fosco placed 3rd OA in the 5 Miler, finishing in 32:19.