Sunday, January 19, 2020

Weekend Results: Houston Marathon, Terrapin Invitational

Terrapin Invitational
PG Sports Complex

Mile:
1. Dan Trettel - 4:16.29
2. Elias Graca - 4:16.67
4. Jordan Burton - 4:21.26
8. James Belfatto - 4:26.62

5000:
2. Zartosht Ahlers - 15:51.17

600:
2. Jesse Carlin - 1:36.31

800:
1. Meghan Grimes - 2:17.57 (GRC debut)
8. Maggie Shelton - 2:28.03

Mile:
1. Gina McNamara - 4:59.52
8. Jackie Kasal - 5:12.27

3000:
4. Stephanie Berger - 10:19.41

Houston Marathon

57. Jerry Greenlaw - 2:27:12
101. Graham Tribble - 2:36:09

Houston Half Marathon

157. Jim Heilman - 1:11:43 (PR)


Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Weekend Results: Great Dane Classic

Great Dane Classic
Staten Island, NY

1000:
12. Maggie Shelton - 3:06.97

Mile:
9. Liz Tawa - 5:08.80

Sunday, January 12, 2020

GRC 2019 Team Awards

Women's MVP--Maura Linde

Photo by Run Washington - Charlie Ban
Maura started 2019 with a bang by qualifying for the Olympic Trials Marathon in Houston, running 2:44:26 in her first serious attempt at the distance. Maura's performance is even more impressive given that she had a stomach virus the week of the race and couldn't keep food down until 24 hours before the gun went off. After a quick turnaround from Houston, Maura had an excellent track season, placing second in the Penn Relays Olympic Development 10,000 in 34:26, which is third on the GRC all-time list, and running a big PR of 4:32.85 in the 1500, which is fourth on the GRC list. Maura kept the momentum going in the fall, running a huge 10 mile PR at Army of 57:00, and a road PR of 27:22 for 8k, both of which are second on the GRC list. Maura finished the year with a strong 50th place at Clubs XC. 



Men's MVP--Dan Meteer

Photo by Swim Bike Run - Brian Knight
In 2019 Dan transformed himself from a recent college graduate with solid but unspectacular track PRs into a national caliber marathoner, and in the process he had arguably the best year in GRC history. Dan got started by anchoring our DMR at the Millrose Games in an excellent 4:09.3, which was a big PR. Dan made a quick transition to the roads, and in his half marathon debut he ran 1:07:33 at DC RNR despite a wrong turn that cost him approximately 20 seconds, and he was second at GW Parkway in his 10 mile debut, running 50:22. After demonstrating the potential to excel on the roads, Dan turned his focus to the marathon. Dan's outstanding 1:04:53 at the Indianapolis Half Marathon, which is second on the GRC all-time list, was proof positive that he was ready to do something special at the full distance, and he did not disappoint. Dan's phenomenal marathon debut of 2:17:38 at CIM qualified him for the Olympic Trials with room to spare, and is third on the GRC list. 
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Women's Newcomer of the Year--Erin Melly

Erin was a three-time NCAA regional qualifier in the steeplechase during her stellar career at Columbia, and in her first year with GRC she made a successful transition to longer road distances. Among her strong performances, Erin ran 29:15 for 8k at her local turkey trot, 37:11 for 10k on a hilly course at Cow Harbor, and 62:01 in her 10 mile debut at GW Parkway. Erin finished the year with a solid performance at Clubs XC. We'll see much more from Erin in the months and years to come.









Men's Newcomer of the Year--Keith Carlson

During his senior year at Willamette College, Keith lowered his 5000 PR from 15:02 to 14:27. Keith continued that dramatic upward trend this fall despite getting a late start due to injury. Keith made his GRC debut by winning Veterans Day 10k in 31:34, and he ran 14:52 for 5k at a turkey trot in Illinois. Keith saved the best for last by finishing his season with an outstanding 65th place at Clubs XC, which is tied for the seventh best performance in GRC history. With good health in 2020, Keith will be a threat to crack the GRC all-time list in numerous track and road distances.



Nina Brekelmans Award--Zak Miller

PictureZak earned this award through years of hard work and perseverance. Like Nina, Zak is not the most talented athlete who has run for GRC, but he is one of the most dedicated, and that dedication has produced dramatic results. When Zak joined GRC in 2014, his marathon PR was 2:41:51. Zak chipped away at his PR gradually, and his resolve to improve never waivered despite a series of injuries and several instances of bad (or terrible) weather on race day that hindered his performances. When Zak ran a PR of 2:31:58 at the New Jersey Marathon in April, it was clear that breaking 2:30, a goal which was not even remotely realistic when he joined the team, was within reach. Zak had a great training cycle in his buildup to Chicago, and on race day his years of hard work paid off when he ran an outstanding 2:28:43. Zak is an inspiration to our young marathoners, and he will continue to lead by example going forward.


Lauren Woodall Roady Award--Jesse Carlin

Jesse almost singlehandedly established GRC as a force in the middle distances. Jesse was a two-time All American at Penn, and as a postgraduate she placed third in the 2009 USATF indoor 800. When Jesse joined GRC in 2016, we had a fledgling middle distance program, but the team was almost entirely distance focused. We were able to build our middle distance group around Jesse, and that crew quickly developed into one of the strengths of the team. At Jesse's urging, in 2017 we entered a team in the distance medley at the Millrose Games, and our goal was to make a respectable showing. With the benefit of an excellent 800 leg from Jesse, we exceeded our expectations by winning the race. That victory set the tone for the middle distance group going forward. With the help of Jesse's vocal leadership, the middle distance group has grown in both size and quality. As Jesse continues to pursue excellence on the track, she serves as a wonderful example to our young athletes of what it takes to succeed at the highest levels of the sport.




Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Results: Fairfax 4 Miler, Mason Invite

Pacers Fairfax 4 Miler

3. Dylan Hernandez - 20:59
5. Sam Doud - 21:09
6. Graham Tribble - 21:14
10. Thomas Kelly - 21:29

Father Diamond Invite (George Mason)

Women's 500:
6. Jesse Carlin - 1:18.25

Women's Mile:
7. Maggie Shelton - 5:31.27

Men's Mile:
3. Scott Gulizio - 4:20.96
9. Thomas Kelly - 4:30.73

Women's 1000:
1. Liz Tawa - 3:04.57

Men's 3000:
9. Jim Belfatto - 9:16.26

Results: USATF Club Nats

USATF National Club XC Championships

Open Men 10K

A Team (12th out of 79 Teams)

65. Keith Carlson - 32:37
91. Paul Thistle - 32:56
137. Kyle Wagener - 33:27
148. Patrick Hanley - 33:36
155. Adam Hearn - 33:39
168. Stewart Reich - 33:50
172. Jim Heilman - 33:53

B Team (41st out of 79 Teams)

190. Craig Morgan - 34:03
242. Sean Barrett - 34:39
296. Zartosht Ahlers - 35:12
303. Max Pedrotti - 35:17
308. Cabell Willis - 35:21
339. John Louis-Pane - 35:48

C Team (54th out of 79 Teams)

213. Alex Dolwick - 34:14
298. Austin Hayslett - 35:12
336. Alex Doran - 35:46
390. Dylan Hernandez - 36:21
422. Thomas Kelly - 36:56
530. Paul Guevara - 39:03

Open Women 6K

A Team (15th out of 48 Teams)

50. Maura Linde - 21:31
82. Taylor Tubbs - 21:58
107. Gina McNamara - 22:20
111. Katie Read - 22:21
141. Jillian Smith - 22:39
161. Margaret Johnston - 22:49
176. Erin Melly - 23:00
181. Caroline Smith - 23:08

B Team (34th out of 48 Teams)

211. Natalie Patterson - 23:31
229. Chelsea Vane - 23:39
240. Liz Tawa - 23:51
251. Chelsea Pennello - 24:02
259. Jackie Kasal - 24:06

Master's Men 10K

27. Dave Wertz - 34:57
119. Dave O'Hara - 37:37

Results: CIM, Jingle all the Way

CIM

Men:
7. Zach Hine - 2:16:36 (PR)
15. Dan Meteer - 2:17:38 (PR-Debut)

Women:
117. Frances Loeb - 2:49:40 (PR)
209. Hallie Fox - 2:56:44 (PR)

Pacers Jingle All the Way 5K

Men:
1. Nick Posada - 15:43
3. Kieran O'Connor - 16:00
5. Graham Tribble - 16:27
10. Jerry Greenlaw - 16:57
19. Dave O'Hara - 17:53

Women:
1. Emily De La Bruyere - 17:44
2. Kerry Allen - 17:48
5. Jackie Kasal - 19:13

Pacers Jingle All the Way 15K

1. Kieran O'Connor - 49:02
5. Charlie Ban - 53:10
6. Jerry Greenlaw - 53:16
8. Graham Tribble - 53:48

Blue-Grey Half Marathon

1. Natalie Patterson - 1:24:27

F&M Open

Men's 3000:
1. Dan Trettel - 8:46.78 (PR)

Monday, January 6, 2020

Results: Turkey Trots

Alexandria Turkey Trot 5 Miler

Women:
2. Maura Linde - 27:22 (PR)
5. Kerry Allen - 29:10
6. Margaret Johnston - 29:26
9. Liz Tawa - 31:32
11. Chelsea Vane - 32:08

Men:
10. Sam Chauvin - 26:17
14. Sean Barrett - 27:05
17. Dickson Mercer - 27:21
18. Thomas Kelly - 27:21
34. Dave O'Hara - 28:45

Frederick Turkey Trot 5K

1. Dan Trettel - 15:11
2. Stewart Reich - 15:19
3. Jim Heilman - 15:23
9. Austin Hayslett - 16:08

Naperville Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot (Illinois)

5. Keith Carlson - 14:52

Invisalign Turkey Day 5K Minneapolis

2. Kyle Wagener - 15:37

Columbia Country Club 5K

1. Cabell Willis - 16:29

Frostburg Turkey Trot 5K

1. Zartosht Ahlers - 16:14

SOME Trot for Hunger 5K

4. Hallie Fox - 18:39

Run to Feed the Hungry 5K

13. Max Pedrotti - 15:44

Ann Arbor Turkey Trot 5K

 2. Gina McNamara - 18:40

NXR SE Regional Open Race

1. Alex Dolwick - 15:44

Webster 4.4 Miler

1. Taylor Tubbs - 25:05

Run for the Diamonds 9 Miler

4. Paul Thistle - 48:03



Results: Philly Marathon Weekend

Philadelphia Marathon

Men:
12. Mark Hopely - 2:25:56 (PR)
39. Austin McGinley - 2:34:39 (PR-Debut)
46. Luk Olenginski - 2:35:27 (PR-Debut)
76. Trever Reed - 2:40:42
167. Josh Sutterfield - 2:50:13

Women:
24. Maura Carroll - 2:55:59 (PR)
36. Liz Reynolds - 2:57:47 (PR)

Philadelphia Half Marathon

27. Jillian Smith - 1:23:59

Rothman 8K

Men:
14. Adam Hearn - 24:36 (PR)

Women:
16. Erin Melly - 29:15

Gobble Gobble 5K (Warrenton)

1. Craig Morgan - 15:33

Friday, January 3, 2020

Results: Richmond Marathon Weekend, St. Rita's

Richmond Marathon

14. Natalie Patterson - 2:56:52

Richmond Half Marathon

Women:
15. Margaret Johnston - 1:20:01 (PR)
28. Hallie Fox - 1:23:26 (PR)
29. Chelsea Vane - 1:23:29 (PR)

Men:
6. Patrick Hanley - 1:07:35 (PR)
23. Cabell Willis - 1:12:01 (PR)
32. Charlie Ban - 1:15:09

St. Rita's 5K

Women:
1. Taylor Tubbs - 17:54
2. Alexa Squirini - 20:20

Men:
3. Craig Morgan - 15:54
4. Dave Wertz - 16:08

Weekend Results: Indy Half, Vets Day

Monumental Half

10. Dan Meteer - 1:04:53 (PR)
49. Kyle Wagener - 1:09:49
74. Thomas Kelly - 1:12:43 (PR)

Vets Day 10K

Women:
1. Maura Linde - 34:32
4. Erin Melly - 37:32
5. Jillian Smith - 38:02

Men:
1. Keith Carlson - 31:34
2. Adam Hearn - 31:41
3. Paul Thistle - 31:50
4. Stewart Reich - 31:58
8. Craig Morgan - 32:40
9. Luke Meyer - 32:41
12. Alex Doran - 33:18
13. Charlie Ban - 33:23
18. Sam Chauvin - 33:53

Weekend Results: NYC, Parks 10K

NYC Marathon

137. Matt Hassett - 2:36:22 (PR)
291. Dylan Hernandez - 2:43:09 (PR)

Parks 10K

1. Margaret Johnston - 36:46 (PR)

Weekend Results: MCM & Mayors Cup

Marine Corps Marathon

4. Sean Barrett - 2:33:12

Mayors Cup 10K (XC)

8. Adam Hearn - 25:14
39. Cabell Willis - 26:21

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Weekend Results: October 19-20, Women sweep Run for Remembrance 5K

Run for Remembrance 5K

Women:
1. Margaret Johnston - 17:48
2. Katie Read - 17:52
3. Stephanie Berger - 17:57
4. Jillian Smith - 18:19
6. Hallie Fox - 19:07
7. Jackie Kasal - 19:23
9. Kyleigh Mann - 19:43

Men:
1. Craig Morgan - 15:38
6. Jim Belfatto - 16:12
7. Sam Chauvin - 16:57

Spotsylvania 10K Run Through History

1. Natalie Patterson - 37:57

Kinhaven 5K

1. Craig Morgan - 16:21

Gettysburg XC Invite

Men (8k)
24. Dave Wertz - 27:04

Women (6k)
15. Chelsea Vane - 23:44


Weekend Results: Army 10 (Maura L 3rd Place) & Chicago Marathon (Zak sub 2:30)

Army 10

Women:
3. Maura Linde - 57:00 (#2 GRC All-Time)
17. Maura Carroll - 61:33
21. Erin Melly - 62:53
24. Liz Reynolds - 63:05

Men:
12. Carlos Jamieson - 51:44
13. Robert Brook - 51:45
14. Dan Samet - 51:45
17. Stewart Reich - 51:50
20. Mark Hopely - 52:17
33. Luk Olenginski - 53:12
34. Austin McGinley - 53:13
45. Josh Sutterfield - 53:51
56. Matt Hassett - 54:40
60. Trever Reed - 54:57
66. Thomas Kelly - 55:20
106. Sean O'Leary - 57:14
141. Dylan Hernandez - 58:23

Chicago Marathon

116. Zak Miller - 2:28:43
131. Paul Thistle - 2:29:54
139. Jerry Greenlaw - 2:30:54
471. Dickson Mercer - 2:44:58


Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Weekend Results: October 5-6, Navy Mile & Paul Short

Navy Mile

Women (Elite):
6. Gina McNamara - 4:53 (#2 GRC All-Time)
11. Kerry Allen - 5:14
12. Jesse Carlin - 5:32
13. Jackie Kasal - 5:39

Men (Elite):
9. Dan Trettel - 4:16 (#4 GRC All-Time)
10. Jordan Burton - 4:30
13. Jim Belfatto - 4:35

Women (Open):
1. Stephanie Berger - 5:16

Paul Short

Men (8K):
49. Kyle Wagener - 25:14
120. John-Louis Pane - 25:56
128. Cabell Willis - 25:58
208. Zartosht Ahlers - 26:38

Women (6K):
53. Chelsea Vane - 22:32
71. Chelsie Pennello - 22:51
85. Liz Tawa - 23:04
170. Angelina Oputa - 24:10

Discover Downtown Columbia 5K

1. Stewart Reich - 15:29

Kosciuszko Freedom Run 5K

1. Dylan Hernandez - 16:02

Weekend Results: September 28-29, Natalie wins Prince William Half

Prince William Half Marathon

1. Natalie Patterson - 1:22:11 (PR)

National Capital 20 Miler

2. Luk Olenginski - 1:57:48
6. Trever Reed - 2:13:48

Virginia 10 Miler

21. Dan Meteer - 54:08

Clarendon Day Weekend ft. GRC dominance by Women in 5K

Clarendon Day 5K

Men:
2. Carlos Jamieson - 14:27 (GRC 5K Club Record)
4. Dan Trettel - 14:41 (#4 GRC List)
6. Zach Hine - 14:48
7. Kyle Wagener - 15:00
10. Mark Hopely - 15:06
11. Josh Sutterfield - 15:08
12. Craig Morgan - 15:11
13. Jordan Burton - 15:12
19. Dave Wertz - 15:18
22. Lars Benner - 15:23
23. Austin McGinley - 15:23
24. John-Louis Pane - 15:23
27. Dylan Hernandez - 15:34
28. Trever Reed - 15:34
29. Tyler Dye - 15:35
31. Jim Belfatto - 15:42
32. Graham Tribble - 15:43
33. Sean Barrett - 15:45
35. Austin Hayslett - 15:54
41. Matt Hassett - 16:17
43. Sean O'Leary - 16:27

Women:
1. Maura Linde - 16:44
2. Kerry Allen - 17:05
3. Maura Carroll - 17:21
4. Margaret Johnston - 17:23
5. Gina McNamara - 17:26
7. Stephanie Berger - 17:27
9. Jillian Smith - 17:47
10. Liz Reynolds - 17:48
15. Hallie Fox - 18:34
18. Chelsea Vane - 18:40
19. Sarah Cook - 19:02
21. Angelina Oputa - 19:10
23. Alexa Squirini - 19:20
24. Jesse Carlin - 19:26
25. Frances Loeb - 19:30
26. Kiera Lyons - 19:34
27. Jackie Kasal - 19:41

Clarendon Day 10K

Men:
1. Carlos Jamieson - 31:10
2. Zachary Hine - 31:10
5. John Prizzi - 32:35
7. Mark Hopely - 32:58
10. Sean Barrett - 33:19
14. Josh Sutterfield - 33:57
16. Austin McGinley - 34:11
17. John-Louis Pane - 34:20
18. Kyle Wagener - 34:36
19. Dylan Hernandez - 34:39
20. Trever Reed - 35:01
21. Graham Tribble - 35:19
23. Sean O'Leary - 35:22
24. Tyler Dye - 35:25
25. Matt Hassett - 35:28

Women:
5. Margaret Johnston - 38:29
6. Frances Loeb - 40:11
7. Liz Reynolds - 40:51
9. Halie Fox - 41:16

Cow Harbor 10K

13. Sarah Zieve - 36:34
16. Erin Melly - 37:11


Weekend Results: September 14-15

RNR Philly Half

29. Carlos Jamieson - 1:08:47
44. Rob Brook - 1:11:29
52. Sean Barrett - 1:12:27

George Mason XC Invite

63. Joe LoRusso - 28:19
64. Charlie Ban - 28:24

Race to Beat Cancer 5K

1. Craig Morgan - 16:49

Frederick Market Street Mile

1. Stewart Reich - 4:27
4. Austin Hayslett - 4:37


Monday, September 23, 2019

Weekend Results: September 7-8

We had a crew of marathoners at the Montgomery County Road Runners Parks Half this weekend, with many getting in a harder MP paced effort. Josh led the way in 3rd and Austin finished in 5th with a PR.

Kyle placed in 4th in his alumni XC race to tune up for Clarendon and Craig Morgan won the 9-11 Memorial 5k.


Parks Half Marathon

Men:
3. Josh Sutterfield - 1:12:26
5. Austin McGinley - 1:13:34 (PR)
12. Trever Reed - 1:14:59
15. Charlie Ban - 1:15:58
17. Sean O'Leary - 1:16:31
20. Matt Hassett - 1:17:43

Women:
22. Frances Loeb - 1:32:50

St. Olaf Alumni 5K (XC)

4. Kyle Wagener - 15:42

Arlington 9/11 Memorial 5K

1. Craig Morgan - 16:38

Weekend Results: August 31-September 1

Tom Kelly was 2nd at the Kentlands 5K, and Trever and Charlie both ran in their alumni XC races. Trever placed 17:03 for 2nd and Charlie ran 16:29 for 20th.

Kentlands 5K

2. Tom Kelly - 16:14

Misericordia Invite Alumni 5K (XC)

2. Trever Reed - 17:03

Spider Alumni Open 5K (XC)

20. Charlie Ban - 16:29

Weekend Results: August 24-25

Dan Meteer won the Annapolis Ten Miler in the fastest time since 2009. Josh Sutterfield made a very strong GRC debut, finishing 4th and running a negative split on a difficult course.

Charlie won another race at the South Lakes 10K in Reston, VA and Stephanie Berger made her GRC debut winning the NOVA 5K in 18:28.

Annapolis 10 Miler

1. Daniel Meteer - 52:50
4. Joshua Sutterfield - 55:43

South Lakes 10K

1. Charlie Ban - 33:43

NOVA 5K

1. Stephanie Berger - 18:28

Weekend Results: August 17-18

Charlie Ban won the interestingly named Kickin' Assphault Half Marathon in Great Falls, Montana by close to 17 minutes. Natalie Patterson won another race at the Devil's Den 10 Miler in Culpepper, VA. Sean Barrett and Graham Tribble took 2nd and 3rd at the Leesburg 20K.

Steph and Stewart Reich both ran in the Anchorage RunFest Skinny Raven Half Marathon. Stewart won and Steph placed 4th, and was the 2n overall female. Paul T won his alumni 5k race in 15:55.

Kickin' Assphault Half Marathon

1. Charlie Ban - 1:13:59

Devil's Den 10 Miler

1. Natalie Patterson - 63:18

Leesburg 20K

2. Sean Barrett - 1:10:10
3. Graham Tribble - 1:11:21

Anchorage RunFest Skinny Raven Half Marathon

Women:
4. Stephanie Reich - 1:21:37

Men:
1. Stewart Reich - 1:11:24 (PR-Debut)

Weekend Results: August 10-11

Natalie won her first race of the season in South Haven, Michigan at the Blueberry Festival 10K in 38:47. Rob won the Mary O'Donnell 5K to Cure ALS in Melrose, Massachusetts in 16:03.

National Blueberry Festival 10K

1. Natalie Patterson - 38:47

Mary O'Donnell 5K

1. Robert Brook - 16:03

Monday, August 12, 2019

Steph wins Frederick Women's Festival 5K

Steph Reich ran her first official race in over a year and cruised for a solo win at the Frederick Women's Festival 5K. She won by nearly two minutes and it's great to have her back.

Frederick Women's Festival 5K

1. Steph Reich - 19:03


Riley's Rumble Half

Our men's crew got some work in at Riley's Rumble, a typically "three H" (hot, humid & hilly) Montgomery County Road Runner's race. Zak, Dix and Charlie finished in 2nd, 5th and 15th respectively.

Riley's Rumble Half Marathon

2. Zak Miller - 1:19:57
5. Dickson Mercer - 1:22:51
15. Charlie Ban - 1:25:41


Lucas races at USATF Outdoor Championships

Lucas qualified for the 10K at the USA National Championships in Des Moines by running 28:57 at the Raleigh Relays 10K earlier this year. At USA's, Lucas finished in 20th overall. The race went out very quick and he came through 1600 in 4:28, which made the rest of the race difficult. But he hung on tough to finish and hopes to be back next year!

USA Outdoor Nationals 10K

20. Lucas Stalnaker - 30:31.07




Chicago Rock 'N' Roll Half

The Crystal City Twilighter was cancelled because of extreme heat this weekend. Paul Thistle gave the Rock 'N' Roll Half a go in Chicago and finished in 13th overall in 1:14:46

Chicago RNR Half

14. Paul Thistle - 1:14:46