Thursday, November 24, 2011

GRC Thanksgiving Day Race Results

Luff Wins Bethesda Turkey Chase 10k
Samuel Luff first overall, in 31:32. Runs last 4 miles or so alone against the brutal hills and wind.
Tender ~ 34:32, 11th overall, runs even splits alone for second half
Snyder ~ 36:31, 25th overall, finally doesn't win the masters purse (but still 3rd master)

Anna 2nd at Alexandria Turkey Trot 5miler
Anna 2nd woman in 28:42 (winner set course record)
Tex Paul 10th in 26:24 among a stacked field
LTO 6th in 30:21

Return of the Red Fox
Jake Klim marks return to racing with a convincing win in 15:57 in a 5k in Sandwich, Mass. Reports a 4:57 first mile.

Another 26:40ish 8k for PMurph
Patrick Murphy runs yet another 8km of 5:20/mi, finishing in 26:45 and 2nd overall at the Pete Keyes Turkey Trot in Binghamton, NY. We can all hope to strive for such consistency in the 8k. Also ran 2xmile @ that pace before the race start.

GRC Women Winners in Pittsburgh
Maura Carroll wins Pittsburgh YMCA 5k. Lisa Chilcote is top master in the "5.27 miler", running even 6:14 splits.

Ban Busts Guts in Trail Race
Charlie Ban wins the Gutbuster 8mi trail race in 49:16, setting the course record. "Demolished second place guy in the last mile"

Witty 2nd at Turkey Day 5k
Ryan Witters runs 14:53 en route to a 2nd place finish at Turkey Day 5k in Evansville. Now he heads home to spend time with the best family in the world.

Dangerous Dave is Dangerous in Boston
Dave Wertz places 2nd overall in the Boston Volvo 5k (in Boston), finishing in 16:00.

Hendrick 3rd at St. Pete's/Tampa Turkey Trot
Susan Hendrick comes in 3rd at the St. Petersburg Times Turkey Trot 5k and is probably the only team member who was ever warm on race morning.

Laseter Lights up Charlotte
Newcomer Liz Laseter puts in a fine performance at the Charlotte Turkey Trot 8k, coming in 6th with a time of 31:13, possibly a PR!


Happy Thanksgiving!

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