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2017 New York City Marathon Race Recap & The Last 10 Miles with a Side of Picnic

On an overcast and humid day on November 5th, after an early morning wake-up to go to Staten Island by ferry or bus (or Uber and ferry), over 50,000 athletes cruised over the Verrazano Bridge to start the NYC Marathon.

Here is PPTC by the numbers:
169 total PPTC members in NYC Marathon
16 PPTC members BQ’ed
15 PPTC members completed their FIRST marathon.
Of those, 4 PPTCers BQ’ed in their first marathon (Do we call this a running hat trick – PR, BQ,  & first marathon?).

Top 3 Men in PPTC

  1. Shan Haq (2:52:47)
  2. Ben Collier (2:57:20)
  3. Sean Quealy (2:58:05)

Top 3 Women in PPTC

  1. Jana Trenk (3:07:50)
  2. Katie Poor (3:10:47)
  3. Mary Johnston (3:15:40)

Congratulations to our Michael Ring for completing his 30th marathon with his son, Nicholas!!!!!!!! It was over 3 years ago when he became paralyzed by Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS). After years of excellent medical treatment, hard work, and some setbacks, Mike realized his dream of once again crossing the finish line in Central Park.

Shoutouts

Marcia Brown
3:44:28
BQ
4th in her age group (60-65)

Ben Allison
3:16:01
27-min PR

Nicholas Cohen
3:22:07
0:02:23 PR and BQ
I raised $3,000 for my friend Mateo’s prosthetic leg

Julie Raskin
5:25
First marathon PR
PPTC IS AMAZING! I am so grateful for the support of the club- from the training to the magical tree all the way to the finish line. And walking into PS 87 to the cheers (and the beer) was moving beyond words!

Crystal Cun
3:31:42
50-min PR & BQ
Raised money for $4876 for Legal Services
Crystal was too modest to say,  but she was the fastest fundraiser that Legal Services has ever had.

Mey Chery
4:03:44
25-min PR & 6-month post-surgery

Sam Smullen
4:05:55
PR

Jimmy Leung
4:04:30
PR & completed 3 of the 6 World Major Marathons

Jennie Matz
4:02:25
PR

Noah Devereaux
3:02:18
PR, BQ, & first marathon!

Shane Shifflett
3:09:20
First marathon PR

Katie Daddaria
4:32:05
5-min PR on her birthday
I’ve been dealing with/recovering from PF most of the year. I cannot fathom how I did so well. Also, it was my birthday! Really amazing day. 🙂

Jana Trenk
3:07:50
PR & BQ
Not only the fastest PPTC woman, but 4th fastest overall in PPTC, & 125th American female finisher in the race

Isabel Santiago-Gordon
4:20:33
9-min PR
I found NYCM so amazing that I want to do it again.

Jack Coogan
3:44:48
PR, BQ, & first marathon!
Thanks to the Tuesday morning MTG and the Last 10 Mile Run for getting me as ready as I could be.

Mary Johnston
3:15:40
PR & BQ
14th in her age group (20-25)

Hilary Lawton
4:20:58
First marathon PR
Huge thank you to Tony and Charlene- their class was great for helping with my speed work and for meeting other wonderful PPTCers!

Kirsty Carroll
3:54:05
29-min PR & BQ
I ran my last marathon 11 years ago.

Aung Barteaux
3:33:05
PR, BQ, & first marathon!

Mike Roberts
4:20:12
First marathon PR

Michael Ring
9:52
Completed his 30th marathon

Robert DeMasco
3:49:42
32-min PR

Stuart Kaplan
3:30:50
First marathon PR
Even though I hit the wall, if it wasn’t for Matteo and Melissa pushing me along, I might not have finished.

Ricardo Dias
4:04
PR

Pamela Ritchie
3:53:59
PR, BQ, & first marathon!
Shoutout to Isaac Josephson for being my running ambassador, and Kristen Uhrich who I feel is my running soulmate.

Adam Iannazzone
3:22:17
First marathon PR

Melissa Lee
5:04:43
First marathon PR

Patrick Huang
4:20:30
20-min PR
Thanks for the support from PPTC and teammates

Eric Levenstein
4:59:25
First marathon PR

Lisa Maya Knaur
Almost 14-min PR

Carlos Vasquez
3:33:11
20-min PR

Isaac Josephson
4:24
3-min PR & 7-min course PR
I beat Ethan Hawke’s time.

Sara Devine
5:27:26
First marathon PR

Rachel Pennycuick
4:34:04
PR

Emily Rinehart
3:30:24
BQ

Sarah Singer
3:30:47
BQ

Holly Chase
3:34:49
BQ

Michael Trenk
3:36:17
BQ

Rosalba Perna
3:38:00
BQ

Maggie Carr
4:32:10
First marathon after 2 years of injury
Seeing PPTC all over the city, whether as spectators or fellow runners, made my first marathon even more special. Special shoutout to Coaches Missy, Adam, and Michael for organizing MTG – that preparation was key to fighting through the last few miles!

David Hantman
5:44:48
9.5-min course PR
He raised $1,600 for the MVRP Foundation and is still accepting donations until 12/31/17 (donate here: https://www.crowdrise.com/nyc-marathon-david-runs-for-mvrp)

Shan Haq
2:52:47
BQ

Mary Turnbach
5:26:20
4.5-min PR

Sarah Bass
6:38:04
First marathon PR

Gabrielle Napolitano
6:41:56
First marathon PR

Jackie James
4:38:46
First marathon PR

Acknowledgments of the volunteers and sponsors
Thank you to PPTC for funding the Fall Picnic, to Peter Forgach of Saucony for providing blankets to PPTCers on marathon morning (he drove from Manhattan at 3 am to deliver them!), and to Jackrabbit for letting us use their store.

Fall Picnic Organizers
Crystal Cun
Adam Iannazzone 
Lillian Park

Last 10 Miles Volunteers
Sherry Wang
Murray Rosenblith
Roshan Leslie
Adam Devine
Melissa Morrison

NYC Marathon Volunteers
Janet Gottlieb
Anh-Tuan Tran
Murray Rosenblith
Emma Walker
Geoffry Gertz
David Coleman
Isaac Murchie
Fanny Greene
Amy Sowder
Jane Yau
Roshan Leslie
James Israel
all photos on this page were taken by Marek Stepniowski
and of course, to all PPTC members who stood on the sidelines to cheer and cowbell.

Comments and thoughts from our participants

I participated in the Last 10 miles and found it so helpful! Thanks PPTC for all your support and amazing members that inspire us!  ~ Isabel

I also ran the last 10M – it was so helpful knowing what was to come in the later parts of yesterday’s race.  PPTC pacers and volunteers were awesome! ~Kirsty

I thought the Last 10 Mile Run was really helpful. At least during my last 800 meters, I knew where the finish line was going to be and that helped a ton because I knew when I could pick up the speed at the end. ~Aung

Last 10 miles was so useful. 5th ave and CP hills sucked, but I knew they were coming and so I found a final push to get over them! I’ve been amazed how open, friendly, and encouraging the club has been to all newcomers, knowing that I’m sure most of us will disappear into the ether post marathon. I’m very much going to try not to be one of those people. ~Mike
For the “last 10” I led a pace group (the last one, which collapsed 13:00 and 14:00). I’d originally volunteered for 13:00 but no one volunteered to lead 14:00 so I tried to incorporate anyone who was slower than 12:00, basically. I’d never paced before, and I think I led us a little too fast (our average pace was 12:38 according to my Garmin). So maybe some tips on how to be a successful pace leader would be helpful. Our group did spread out a bit in the last three miles and the person who’d fallen the farthest behind took a wrong turn in the park, but everyone did finish. What I’d have done differently would have been to give out my phone number to everyone in the group in case anyone fell way behind or decided to drop out so that I would know. ~Lisa
I also participated in last 10 mile and the picnic and have to say that both events were awesome.  The last 10 was a great way for me to know what to expect in the Marathon. ~Stuart
I participated in the last 10 miles also. It really helped me learn what to expect, especially the elevation changes. I believe it was part of the reason I didn’t hit the wall. ~Carlos
re: Picnic

It’s been a bit less than a year since I joined PPTC, and this was the first event I’d organized for the club. In many ways, I still feel like a green member, but it was nice to see so many familiar faces and reflect on all the new runships I’ve formed over the last year.

re: last 10 miles
He doesn’t know it, but my marathon training strategy has basically been: 1) Show up every Sat at 8 am. 2) Follow Oren for 20 miles, or until I can’t keep up. 3) Repeat.

At the last ten miles, Oren steered our 8:30 pace group like a metronome, nailing every turn in the Bronx and telling us where to conserve energy. He wins my vote for Marathon Sherpa of the Year.

…Also, we can’t forget the poncho. When Murray held up a brightly colored wrap and said, “Who wants a serape?” my hand immediately shot up. Now that marathon training is done, my biggest dilemma is whether to use the poncho as throwaway clothing or keep it. #ponchostruggleisreal ~Crystal

New Balance Bronx 10 Mile Race Report

Race: New Balance Bronx 10 Mile

When: Sept 24, 2017

Where: Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY

Uncomfortable warm temperature and sticky humidity greeted runners on a decidedly un-fall-like day last Sunday. Was it already autumn? Who could tell? No matter, amost 15,000 runners were ready to storm the Grand Concourse, designed by an Alsatian immigrant named Louis Aloys Risse who became chief topographical engineer for the New York City government, in the Bronx.

Challenging conditions did not scare away PPTC members; 127 runners showed up, which made us the fourth largest team at the Bronx 10-Miler.

Here is Noah not racing. Imagine what he would look like if he were racing.

Congratulations to Dean Gebhardt (1:03:55), Matt Siefker (1:03:55), and Noah Devereaux (1:05:57) for being the three fastest PPTC men. Noah would like us to know that he “wasn’t really racing” the Bronx 10-Miler. He paced Captain Adam for the first 6 miles and practiced grabbing drinks from the aid station tables. For the last six miles, he felt out the paces for the upcoming Staten Island Half. In doing so, he ran an (unofficial) 5K PR and a 10K PR. If running under 66 minutes for a 10-mile race is “not really racing” for Noah, then we can’t wait to see what you can do when you are really racing. Hey team, any predictions for Noah on what he can do for the Staten Island Half?

Congratulations to Junko Matsuura (1:12:39), Leiba Rimler (1:12:41), and Holly Chase (1:14:00) for being the three fastest PPTC women.

It should also be noted that Dean’s, Junko’s, and Tyrone Sklaren‘s (1:30:43) performances garnered them a top-10 finish in their age groups.

Nothing stops PPTC!

Kudos to everyone on this illustrious PR list! Maybe the weather was warm because you guys were HOT!!!

Leiba Rimler (1:12:41) – perfect 1 min PR
Kelly Greene (1:21:44) – almost a 9-min PR
Jonathan Giles (1:11:38) – first 10-mile race
Clifford Tsao (1:19:28) – knocked 5:41 from his time last year
Issac Josephson (1:22:20) – 3:18 PR
Lisa Maya Knauer – 1:14 PR
Adam Iannazzone (1:06:36)
Rob Dekker (1:13:26)
Aung Barteaux (1:16:35) – first race running for PPTC
Sam Smullen (1:26:03)
Carlos Vazquez (1:11:59) – a minute+ faster than his 15K PR.
Michael Abrahams (1:06:44)
Jackie James (1:35:36)

Finally Murray is not the one behind the camera and our Janice is the pacer.

All photos in this post are credited to Jose Baizan.

5th Ave Mile Race Report

Noah Devereaux takes a flying leap. Photo Credit: Adam Iannazzone

Race: 5th Ave Mile

Where: 5th Ave, Manhattan, NY

When: Sept 10, 2017

On a cool crisp day, after a long muggy summer of training, 68 PPTC members were ready to take on the trial of a mile known as the 5th Ave Mile. This course is widely known as an excellent course to set a PR because of its net decline, however, anyone who has run down 5th Ave from 80th St. to 60th St. knows that there’s a slight incline in the second quarter of the race. Such a small incline is usually not a big deal, but in a short distance race like a miler, every second counts.

Women’s Results

Christine Weiher was the fastest PPTC woman (5:39).
Junko Matsuura came closely behind in 2nd for PPTC (5:41).
Alison Restak was not far behind in 3rd for PPTC (5:44).

Men’s Results

Congratulations to Etan Levavi for being the fastest PPTC member for the 5th Ave Mile (4:49). He represented Brooklyn in the 5 Boroughs Heat.
Matt Siefker was 2nd for PPTC (5:01).
Noah Devereaux was right there for 3rd (5:03).

New PRs

Let’s congratulate all these PPTC members who set new PRs for themselves.

Yulia Yomantayte (6:55) – Her first sub-7 min mile
Chaya Wolf (8:46) – She knocked off 22 seconds off her last PR set just three weeks ago.
Erica Niemiec (7:13) – Her first mile race
Kristin Stocks (7:23)
Adam Devine (5:42) – 14 sec PR
Andrew Leonard (6:05)
Adam Iannazzone (5:17)
Sam Smullen (6:36)
Kirsty Carroll (6:46) – Her first mile race and first race repping PPTC!
Isabel Santiago-Gordon (7:44) – Also her first mile race and first race repping PPTC!
Jonathan Giles (5:45) – His first mile race
Alison Restak (6:07) – 21 sec PR

Big thanks to everyone who cheered for PPTC, especially those members who didn’t run the 5th Ave Mile.

Al Goldstein Summer Series #7 Race Review

Photo Credit: Murray Rosenblith

Race: Al Goldstein Summer Series #7

Where: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

When: August 16, 2017

The last 5K of the Al Goldstein Summer Series took place on Aug 16th. Over 500 runners came to participate in PPTC’s final 5K for 2017. We look forward to seeing everyone again in November for our Turkey Trot!

Once again, PPTC had a great showing and came away with a few awards and PRs too.

Women

The top three women for PPTC were Jana Trenk (18:46), Leiba Rimler (20:24), and Shania Smith (20:47).

Congratulations to Jana for coming in 2nd overall female for AGSS #7.

Kudos to Kathleen Lewis (29:12) for her 3rd place in her age group (55-59).

Once again, Leiba is on the podium with 1st place in her age group (30-34).

Shania‘s performance garnered her 1st place in her age group (15-19).

Marvelous Maggie Deschamps (22:35) takes 1st place in her age group (50-54).

Jennie Matz came away with 2nd place in her age group (40-44).

Congrats to Judith Diers (25:50) who received 3rd place in her age group (50-54).

Other top ten performance in age groups

Colleen Lynch (23:09) (30-34)

Lindsay Turley (21:39) (35-39)

Holly Chase (22:07) (30-34)

Hannah Southworth (23:02) (25-29)

Wallis Finger (23:10) (35-39)

Lisa Smith (27:56) (45-49)

Ulla Griffiths (28:43) (45-49)

Janice Fuld (28:50) (50-54)

Congratulations to these women for setting new PRs!

Jana Trenk (18:46)

Leiba Rimler (20:24)

Maddie Coultrip (24:23) – A big welcome to Maddie! She’s new to PPTC and this was her first 5K. Many more to come we hope!

Katie Dadarria (26:50) – After dealing with plantar fasciitis for five months, Katie’s back faster than ever!

Men

The top three men for PPTC were Sean Quealy (17:12), Matt Siefker (17:42) and Dean Gebhardt (18:23).

It should be noted that Sean’s performance was good enough for a 10th overall finish.

Congratulations to Dean for his 1st place AG award (50-54).

Melvyn Stafford‘s (18:41) performance earned him 2nd place in his age group (50-54).

Kudos to Anthony Watson (20:52) for his 2nd place showing in his age group (55-59).

Kudos to our own Larry Sillen (45:43) whose photographing did not get in the way of his taking 1st place for his age group (70+).

Other top ten performance in age groups

Alexis Davidson (31:54) (60-64)

Matt Siefker (17:42) (30-34)

Robert Dimock (19:44) (40-44)

Oren Efrati (20:50) (45-49)

Howard Abrams (21:41) (50-54)

Tom Sheridan (22:03) (50-54)

Sam Smullen (23:03) (55-59)

Tom Tobin (24:50) (60-64)

Frank Deleo (25:54) (60-64)

Lawrence Balick (27:20) (60-64)

Richard Cahn (57:55) (65-69)

Tim Peck getting his PR! Photo Credit: Missy Burgin

Congratulations to these men for setting new PRs!

Ahn-Tuan Tran (22:37), who broke his old time of 24:10 set earlier this summer at AGSS #1.

Sam Smullen (23:03)

Tim Peck (29:06), which is an 1:40 improvement over his previous PR.

Of course, PPTC would not be able to put on its events without our incredible volunteers. We would like to acknowledge and thank our members who volunteered for AGSS #7.

Veronica Antoine
Michael Ring
Liz Grammer
Priscilla Upshaw
Paul Lowe
Charlene Kohler-Britton
Eliza Varner
Sara Devine
Sam Smullen
Missy Burgin
Tricia McNaughton
Murray Rosenblith
Mervlyn Baptiste
Chaya Wolf
Rich Nolan
Janet Gottlieb
Eric Levenstein
Junior Passee
Natacha Ferrari
Nicholas Cohen
Stuart Kaplan

#CherryTree2016 results!

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Nearly 650 runners braved single-digit temperatures this morning to run the 2016 PPTC Cherry Tree 10-Miler & Relay! Thanks to everyone who came out.

Be sure to check out the official PPTC race report!

Note to prize winners: if you finished in the top three in your age group and did not collect your prize, please join us at the next PPTC General Membership Meeting:

Monday, March 7, 7:00 p.m.
Da Nonna Rosa, 7th Avenue between Carroll and Garfield

“It was a lot more fun than I expected,” said PPTC member Megan Dee, who ran the full ten miles. “It was neat to be out there alone, without any cyclists or other people in the park.”

“I was pleased that I was able to survive this challenge,” wrote Lisa Swan. Check out her full recap here.

If you’d like to share your experience about the race, we’d love to hear it! Email us at cherrytree@pptc.org.

You can also use the hashtag #CherryTree2016 on Twitter and Instagram.

Congratulations to our top individual finishers in the 10-Miler:

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L: Thomas Beedell & Matthew Lacey.  R: Catherine Beck.

Top Males:

1 Thomas Beedell Woodford Green AC 54:22
2 Jerry Faulkner New York Athletic Club 55:31
3 Matthew Lacey Central Park Track Club 55:48

Top Females:

1 Catherine Beck Central Park Track Club 1:01:47
2 Paige Yellen Greater New York Racing Team 1:03:20
3 Laura Coogan North Brooklyn Runners 1:03:42

You can find all results here. Use the drop-down menu near the top right to switch between individual and relay results.

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Congratulations to our top relay teams, as well:

Males – 56:43
Short Shorts (Ben Schippers, Jon Schippers, Ricky Reusser)

Females – 1:06:42
NBR Women (Angela Ortiz, Taeya Konishi Schogel, Tien-Tien Yu)

Coed – 1:04:27
Dashing Whippets (Alex Noble, Matthew Wong, Kim Velsey)

Masters Males – 1:03:09
NBR152 (Drew Reynolds, Quinn Batson, Alun Williams)

Masters Females – 1:23:20
Strangers in the Park (Laura Stephen, Mary Haskins, Hilary Lorenz)

Youth Runners – 1:14:15
I.S. 223 Team A (Azwad Sourav, Md Nashir Huddin, Justin Ruiz)

Thanks again to everyone who ran, volunteered, and cheered this morning!

Results – 2015 Harry’s Handicap

Goal was for finishers to cross the line at 10:45. First runner started at 10:00.

Seeding by race directors Matt Strawn and Geoff Vincent.

Rank Name Finish time Start time Total time Pace
1 Kelly Greene 10:40:58 10:15:00 25:58 7:45
2 Maggie Deschamps 10:41:50 10:16:00 25:50 7:43
3 Mickey Newman 10:41:59 10:00:00 41:59 12:32
4 Tifenn Python 10:42:07 10:16:00 26:07 7:48
5 Tony Watson 10:42:19 10:19:00 23:19 6:58
6 David Lansner 10:42:42 10:10:00 32:42 9:46
7 Carolyn Kubitschek 10:42:56 10:07:00 35:56 10:44
8 Max Abrahams 10:42:57 10:10:00 32:57 9:50
9 Tom Byrnes 10:43:03 10:10:00 33:03 9:52
10 Charlene Kohler-Britton 10:43:06 10:10:00 33:06 9:53
11 Michelle Karwejna 10:43:12 10:10:00 33:12 9:55
12 Howard Abrams 10:43:15 10:17:30 25:45 7:41
13 Lennie Nemerovsky 10:43:41 10:11:30 32:11 9:36
14 Andy Wong 10:43:47 10:16:00 27:47 8:18
14 Jill Gregory 10:43:47 10:12:00 31:47 9:29
16 Sarah Carr 10:43:50 10:14:30 29:20 8:45
17 Christine Weiher 10:44:01 10:20:30 23:31 7:01
18 Yves Roger 10:44:08 10:15:00 29:08 8:42
19 Neil Feldman 10:44:21 10:16:30 27:51 8:19
20 Leiba Rimler 10:44:22 10:19:30 24:52 7:25
21 Daniel Campos 10:44:26 10:25:30 18:56 5:39
22 Tyghe Trimble 10:44:32 10:24:30 20:02 5:59
23 Doug Olney 10:44:36 10:16:30 28:06 8:23
24 Spencer Gallop 10:44:59 10:24:30 20:29 6:07
25 Daniel Dougherty 10:45:14 10:22:00 23:14 6:56
26 Bruce Weiner 10:45:37 10:15:30 30:07 8:59
27 Tim Shields 10:45:38 10:22:30 23:08 6:54
28 Anna Reguero 10:45:39 10:18:00 27:39 8:15
29 Rachel Walther 10:45:47 10:20:00 25:47 7:42
30 Lawrence Balick 10:45:54 10:15:00 30:54 9:13
31 Mark Guralnick 10:46:01 10:19:00 27:01 8:04
32 James Cappiello 10:46:02 10:22:30 23:32 7:01
33 Rich Innamorato 10:46:04 10:07:00 39:04 11:40
34 Richard Nolan 10:46:05 10:00:00 46:05 13:45
35 Tom Tobin 10:46:16 10:19:00 27:16 8:08
36 Mark Jennings 10:46:22 10:20:00 26:22 7:52
37 Frank Deleo 10:46:36 10:19:30 27:06 8:05
38 Janice Fuld 10:47:04 10:17:00 30:04 8:59
39 Claire Dougherty 10:47:14 10:17:30 29:44 8:53
40 Tom Greene 10:47:24 10:20:00 27:24 8:11
41 Aaron Koffler 10:47:31 10:10:00 37:31 11:12
42 Rhony Dostaly 10:47:53 10:21:00 26:53 8:01
43 Alan Rosenberg 10:47:55 10:13:00 34:55 10:25
44 Julie Mann 10:49:25 10:18:00 31:25 9:23
45 Kamen Yotov 10:50:31 10:20:30 30:01 8:58
46 Zoe Prawda 10:50:53 10:15:00 35:53 10:43
47 Marianne Prawda 10:53:15 10:00:00 53:15 15:54
48 Justin Wong 10:55:07 10:24:30 30:37 9:08

Results from the 2014 Harry’s Handicap

Pos Runner Finish time
1 Andy Wong 10:42:53
2 Linus Ly 10:42:58
3 Barry Dancher 10:43:12
4 Brad Skillman 10:43:51
5 Cole Farnum 10:43:55
6 Yvetta Barner 10:44:03
7 Kristen Uhrich 10:44:32
8 Tifenn Python 10:44:40
9 Cora Frazier 10:44:41
10 Leiba Rimler 10:44:51
11 Yves Roger 10:44:54
12 Maggie Deschamps 10:44:59
13 Oren Efrati 10:45:02
14 Tim Shields 10:45:05
15 Ruth Gursky 10:45:10
16 Missy Burgin 10:45:14
17 Doug Olney 10:45:17
18 Neil Feldman 10:45:19
19 Wallis Finger 10:45:21
20 Frank Deleo 10:45:25
21 Meghan Cullen 10:45:27
22 Ketherine Shea 10:45:29
23 Tom Tobin 10:45:36
24 Linda Ewing 10:45:42
25 Jason Fleischauer 10:45:46
26 Ed Filusch 10:45:48
27 Rhony Dostaly 10:45:48
28 Alison Hodgson 10:45:58
29 Robert Herel 10:45:59
30 Selina Rutovitz 10:46:01
31 Dan Dougherty 10:46:10
32 Michele McInnes 10:46:37
33 Kamen Yotov 10:46:42
34 Janice Fuld 10:46:50
35 Julianne Yotov 10:46:52
36 Matt Knecht 10:46:53
37 Liesje Hodgson 10:47:00
38 Jim Israel 10:47:41
39 Alan Rosenberg 10:47:47
40 Regina Chan 10:48:02
41 Regina Cahill 10:48:17
42 Tom Greene 10:48:33
43 Terri Kohler 10:48:50
44 Claire Dougherty 10:48:52
45 David Halloran 10:49:01
46 Rina Robinson 10:49:01
47 Rich Nolan 10:49:10
48 Justin Burke 10:49:33
49 Kimberly Powell 10:49:38
50 Michael Kaplin 10:51:09
51 Bruce Weiner 10:52:20
52 Hope Weiner 10:52:27
53 Arthur Gonzalez 10:53:26
54 Aaron Koffler 10:53:27

2013 Cherry Tree: hardcore, indeed

Here are the results for the individual and relay events.


Photo credit: Anne Perzeszty

We bill the annual Cherry Tree 10 Miler and 3 Person Relay as “The Race for the Hardcore”, and Sunday’s 2013 installment showed why.

The thermometer was a few ticks below freezing when the gun went off at 10 a.m. – not a big deal, really. The wind was the bigger story, its gusts of up to 50 miles per hour bringing the chill to the low teens. (Many reported the worst was the ascent up Zoo Hill.) We considered ourselves lucky, though, as the week began with the prediction of another significant winter storm.

650 individual runners and 134 relay teams completed the three loops of Prospect Park. Mike Cassidy (52:18) of Greater New York Running Club and Lauren Perkins (1:03:35) of the New York Harriers took home top solo honors, while four relay teams (two from Central Park Track Club – New Balance and two from Front Runners New York) broke the hour mark.

We’re still thawing out our fingers, so we’ll leave it at that for now. Expect to see more here and on our blog in the coming days.

RACE RESULTS SPRING 2012

RACE RESULTS
SPRING 2012


NEW BEDFORD HALF
3/18/2012
Douglas Olney 1:45:13

NYRR NY HALF
03/18/2012
Mike Goettig 1:25:54
Peter Wohlsen 1:26:27
Keith Williams 1:27:12
Colleen Herbert 1:28:41
Michael Abrahams 1:31:48

Vincent Spiteri 1:34:15

Fred Wolodiger 1:38:58
Emily Whitfield 1:39:12
Liesje Hodgson 1:39:22
Colleen Lynch 1:41:03
Marcia Brown 1:42:48
Tony Ellis 1:44:15
Joseph Roeder 1:44:48
Peter Ragonetti 1:45:34
Yves Roger 1:46:00
Gerard Luna 1:46:14
Kathryn Downer 1:50:44
Steve Lastoe 1:51:18
Holly Cohen 1:51:22
Megan Dee 1:51:47
Richard Maathey
1:55:03

Arthur Gonzalez 1:57:01
Pamela Corbett 1:57:50
Tyrone Sklaren 1:58:01
Nathan Potter 1:59:14
Heather Howells 2:02:56
Shontay Butler 2:08:26
Liz Gately 2:08:39
Sewall Hodges 2:13:30
Emilia Awarska 2:28:29
Majo Tinoco 2:30:47

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The 2010 Turkey Trot Results, Photos and Blogisphere (Update XI)

Click here for the results of the 2010 Prospect Park Track Club Turkey Trot

Click here for excellent photos. (Sample below!)

We got some nice coverage in The Tablet

Do you think Over and Across had a fun time? (Hint, the title of her blog post is Most Fun Race Ever!)

We even got Twittered .Lucky13Queen got a PR!

The new kids on the block liked our Hot chocolate.  Your are welcome South Brooklyn Runners

Tracy improved her pace by a minute per mile.  YEA!

Michelle wanted to see how far she could go without walking, so she ran 3 more miles.

Scott ran a perfectly executed race!

To Badwater still made it to the Jet’s game after the race

Daniel  had his “fastest race over 3.5 miles ever.” Good for you! 

The Brooklyn Beast had a bonding experience with Beast Jr.

Early Morning Run did not hear our pre-race announcements (note to self – We need a bigger PA system next year)

Morissey returned to shave a minute of of his time from last year!

The Wellness Wire thins that arm warmers will be a trend among non-elite runners.

Dumbo Books of Brooklyn came out just to watch and took some great photos

Nick Berra thought our course was mostly flat.  He also finished 8th.  At that speed he probably just did not notice the hills, or the lake, or the trees.

Beth shattered her “stretch goal” 

Annual Turkey Trot held at Prospect Park

Annual Turkey Trot held at Prospect Park
(11/25/10) BROOKLYN – Thousands of people worked up an appetite for the Thanksgiving feast today by participating in the annual Turkey Trot at Prospect Park.

Some 2,000 people, as well as some four-legged runners, took part in the 5K race. Mike Ring, of the Prospect Park Track Club, says more people pre-registered for the event this year then ever before.
Organizers of the run say around $7,000 is donated to the track team of Bishop Ford High School.
“It helps us become a better program,” says Jonathan Pineiro, the captain of the Bishop Ford High School track team.
Fitting for the holiday, the first three runners who crossed the finish line
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