PRTC Weekly: 02/22/2017 (New Club Record/LDR of the Year and More)

New Club Record / LDR of the Year

This week we offer a belated congratulations to newly signed PRTC member, Colin Leak, on a fantastic marathon debut in Houston last weekend. Colin’s expertly paced 2:18.16 earned 8th overall and 3rd American in a very competitive field. Colin couldn’t have joined PRTC at a better time, as his result is good for a  club record! His mark improves upon Edward Callinan’s 2003 Philly Marathon in 2:21.22. Colin currently works at Philadelphia Runner’s Glen Mills location. A hearty welcome and kudos on a race well run!
Also of note, we were pleased to learn Margaret Vido was named LDR Female Athlete of the Year by Mid-Atlantic USATF. This was awarded for her great running results in 2016 including qualifying for the olympic marathon trials. Nice work Margaret!

Upcoming Runs, Events & Races

Tuesday:Track work at Franklin Field. Meet at 6:15 PM for warm-up or 6:30 PM for workout. Enter through Brysi Cafe. Workout: Mile to 1.5 mile repeats (4) or alternative group at track.
Sunday: Long Run: 8:30 AM at Lloyd Hall
Saturday, February 18th – Frostbite 5 Miler – Sign up here!
Saturday, March 18th – Haddonfield Adrenaline 5k – Sign up here!
Sunday, April 2nd – Cherry Blossom 10 Miler
Monday, April 17th – Boston Marathon
Wednesday April 31st – Danny Curran Invite at Widener
Sunday, April 23rd – Valley Forge Revolutionary 5 Mile Run
Thursday, April 27th – Penn Relays (Distance Night)
Sunday, May 7th – Broad Street 10 Mile Run

 

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