PRTC Weekly: 07/10/2017 Independence Weekend Race Results and More

Independence Weekend Race Results

Just as the Declaration of Independence was formally announced on July 2nd, but we celebrate on the 4th, we’re slightly late reporting these results but nevertheless celebrate the following:
Justin and Andrew spent the weekend in Georgia at the Peachtree Road Race 10k. Justin reports, “I was disappointed with my race, but it was very humid, and it’s difficult to train for that in Buffalo! I think Andrew was pretty happy with his race. He’s gearing up for the Maine Marathon in the fall. The best part of the race might have been doing strides alongside Bernard Lagat, Leonard Korir, and Sam Chelenga on the start line. I’m running a four-mile race here on Sunday to try to redeem myself.”
Meanwhile, the Clark family (Bethany & Sean) had an active race weekend as well. Sean writes, “On July 2nd, I ran a 5k down in Stone Harbor, NJ and placed 3rd in 15:44. Got my butt whooped by two local PA/NJ guys and got a cookie for placing 3rd. No joke, a single cookie was the prize for the top three men. It wasn’t even a giant cookie, just a regular sized cookie. It was delicious, though.
Bethany and I then raced a road mile in Northfield, NJ on July 4th. The 36th Annual Connolly Mile (http://www.shorenewstoday.com/mainland/july-off-to-the-races-in-northfield-linwood/article_9af8f932-eb4c-5572-8dea-6c1f286d021c.html). We both lucked out and won the men’s and women’s races (4:40 and 5:30). When I ran this race a few years ago, I got a blueberry pie for placing 1st. This year, it was $200! Which is totally insane for a small town road race.”
Harbor Hustle 5k
Sean Clark: 15:44 (3rd)
36th Annual Connolly Mile
Sean Clark: 4:40 (1st!)
Bethany Clark: 5:30 (1st!)
Peachtree 10k
Andrew Van Hoogenstyn: 33:16 (58th)
Justin Simard: 35:35 (106th)

Summer Social Events

Parks on Tap” is at the Schuylkill Banks this Wednesday. Please sign up for or check our social email list to get the latest on a meet up at the park this week for post-run beers!

Upcoming Runs, Events & Races

Tuesday: Meet at Lloyd Hall for workout. Men: 4 miles at 5:20 pace or 6 miles at 5:30 pace. Women: Farlex or Tempo. Time: 6:30 PM.
Wednesday: Parks on Tap at Schuylkill Banks. Check our social email list for more info on a meet up!
Sunday: Long Run: 8:30 AM at Lloyd Hall
Sunday, August 6th – Mid-Atlantic USATF Road Mile (West Chester, PA)
Saturday, September 9th – 9/11 Heroes Run 5k (Navy Yard)
Saturday, September 30th – Hands-on House Half Marathon (Lancaster, PA) *
Sunday, October 8th – Delaware Distance Classic 15k (Delaware City, DE) *
Sunday, November 5th – Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge 10k (Camden, NJ) *
Saturday, November 18th – Philadelphia Half Marathon (Philadelphia, PA) *
Saturday, November 18th – Rothman 8k (Philadelphia, PA) *
Sunday, November 19th – Philadelphia Marathon (Philadelphia, PA) *
Races with an * are USATF Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix dates.

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