Charlotte Southpark Turkey Trot
Recent Navy grad Lucas Stalnaker cruised to a 2nd place finish in the Charlotte Southpark Turkey Trot in 23:46. This extraordinary performance earned Lucas the number one spot on the GRC all-time list for the road 8k.
Results: Charlotte Southpark Turkey Trot
Alexandria Turkey Trot
GRC//Pacers-NB sent several of athletes up to the Alexandria Turkey Trot. On the women's side, Maura Linde made a statement by finishing 4th in 27:31. This performance will put her second on the GRC all-time list for the road 8k. Linde was followed by Kerry Allen in 29:06 (9th). Greta Feldman and Taylor Tubbs made the most of their GRC debuts to finish 29:15 (11th) and 29:50 (12th) respectively. Look for those two to make a big impact on the track this Spring. Marianna Aguilar finished 25th in 32:57.
On the men's side, David Wertz led the way with an 11th place finish in 25:54, which should set him up well for the master's race at USATF clubs where he will look to finish in the top 5. Following Wertz was Tom Kelly in 26:48 (14th), Charlie Ban in 27:23 (17th), and Paul Guevara in 27:56 (19th).
11. David Wertz 25:54
14. Thomas Kelly 26:48
17. Charlie Ban 27:23
19. Paul Guevara 27:56
4. Maura Linde 27:31
9. Kerry Allen 29:06
11. Greta Feldman 29:15
12. Taylor Tubbs 29:50
25. Marianne Aguilar 32:57
|Thanksgiving: Food, family, and five-milers|
(Photo courtesy of Tom Kelly)
RRRC Turkey Trot
Cabell Willis chased his old high school rival over hill and dale in the Richmond Road Runners Club Turkey Trot 10k. Though he did not best his rival this year, Cabell ran a solid 32:52 to finish 2nd.
Frederick Turkey Trot
It was an all Reich show in the Frederick Turkey Trot with Stewart and Stephanie Reich winning the men's and women's races in 14:58 and 17:19 respectively. Austin Hayslett finished 4th in 16:05 and Angelina Oputa was 9th in 19:48.
(Photo courtesy of Steph Reich)
Bethesda Turkey Chase
GRC netted a pair of top ten finishes in the Bethesda Turkey Chase 10k. Lucas Meyer completed the course in 32:19, which was good for second place and Chris Van Es finished 10th in 35:07.
Results: Bethesda Turkey Chase
Minneapolis Turkey Day 5k
Kyle Wagener braved frigid conditions in the great white north of the Minnesota to finish 2nd in the Minneapolis Turkey Day 5k in 15:20.
|Giving as much of a smile as one can after running a 5k in 25 degrees|
(Photo courtesy of Kyle Wagener)
Fairfax Turkey Trot
GRC harriers Craig Morgan and Natalie Patterson gave themselves something else to be thankful for on Thanksgiving after picking up a pair of wins in the Fairfax Turkey Trot in 15:47 and 18:56 respectively. Jordan Psaltakis finished 7th in 16:55 and Laura O'Hara finished 5th in 20:22.
Results: Fairfax Turkey Trot
Nazareth YMCA Pumpkin Pie 5k Run
Up in Nazareth, PA, Dickson Mercer earned himself a pumpkin pie for his 3rd place finish (16:31) in the Pumpkin Pie 5k run.
Results: Nazareth YMCA Pumpkin Pie 5k Run