Mayor’s Cup Results
PRTC reigned supreme this past weekend at the 3rd annual Mayor’s Cup. The team took 1st place out of an amazingly diverse field of 35 city based clubs. We had 14 participants take on 5 scored races from the 5k up to the trail half-marathon (no easy feat at Belmont!). The results are peppered with PRTC runners and friends to include great performances from Breakaway, Bucknell Alumni, and Team Philly. Mayor’s Cup is quickly becoming a special city tradition and a unique showcase for Philly’s booming running scene.
Shout out to the PRTC’s women’s team who went UNDEFEATED in all 5 distances. The women’s outstanding results coupled with two first place male finishers earns us the happy honor of seeing the Mayor’s Cup trophy once again displayed at Philadelphia Runner’s Center City store for the year.
Special thanks to Phila Massages who provided PRTC and Team Philly one of the best things possible at a race: free massages! For anyone who enjoyed this treat (and who wouldn’t?!?), remember, PRTC membership comes with 20% off regular massage prices or 20% off membership at their Manayunk location.
Half Marathon Trail
Margaret Vido: 1:44:54 (1st Female)
Breandan Lyman: 1:45:13 (4th Male)
Jason Vail: 2:00:46 (11th Male)
10 Mile Road
Sean Clark: 55:22 (1st Male)
Chrissie Ramsey: 1:06:17 (1st Female)
Mike Vido: 46:05 (2nd Male)
Kinjal Parkih: 48:57 (1st Female)
5 Mile Road
Sean Pezzulo: 28:13 (1st Male)
Pat McLaughlin: 29:10 (3rd Male)
Sam Roecker: 30:54 (1st Female)
Alex Tozzo: 32:19 (9th Male)
Dynise Balcavage: 38:39 (8th Female)
5k Cross Country
Craig Eppler: 18:43 (4th Male)
Kylie Pearse: 20:21 (1st Female)
Overall Club Results
Philadelphia Runner Track Club: 374 (1st!)
Philadelphia Bucknell XC Alumni Club: 355 (2nd)
Breakaway Racing Team: 352 (3rd)
Upcoming Club Election
Our club election quickly approaches. Next week we will announce candidates for the 5 board positions. 3 of our 5 current officers are running for reelection. If you have any interest in taking on a leadership role within PRTC please notify a board member (even if someone is already running for a position!). The term length for each officer is 12 months.
The election will be held the weekend of the Philly 10k.
President: Kevin (running again)
VP: Justin (running again)
Communications Director: (open)
Men’s Director: (open)
Women’s Director: Kylie (running again)
Upcoming Runs, Events & Races
Tuesday: Meet at Lloyd Hall for workout at 6:30 PM. Women: 800 repeats or other via email ist. Men: tempo or other via email list.
Wednesday (social): Parks on Tap.
Sunday: Long Run: 8:30 AM at Lloyd Hall
Saturday, August 27th – Philly 10k (South Philly)
Saturday, September 9th – 9/11 Heroes Run 5k (Navy Yard)
Saturday, September 9th – Quad XC (Belmont Plateau)
Saturday, September 30th – Hands-on House Half Marathon (Lancaster, PA) *
Races with an * are USATF Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix dates.