PRTC Weekly: 09/11/17 (VIA PR’s, Teri’s Run, Belmont XC, and More)

One / Two / Five at Via Half Marathon

Allentown, PA: Meghan Bishop, Kylie Pearse and Sam Roecker teamed up to take on the VIA half marathon this past weekend. The trio made their presence known at the race by placing 1st, 2nd, and 5th! To add to the successful day, Meghan (1st) and Kylie (2nd) both recorded lifetime PR’s in the half marathon. Sam, training through for the Hartford Marathon, rounded out PRTC’s finishers with 5th.
Congrats all on the great racing!
Meghan Bishop: 1:19:41 (1st)
Kylie Pearse: 1:21:35 (2nd)
Sam Roecker: 1:25:48 (5th)
Race results here.

Teri’s Run

Downingtown, PA: Chrissie Ramsey ran her fastest 5k since 2010 at Teri’s Run, a charitable event that raises money for scleroderma resource. Chrissie’s sub-17 minute time was good for 1st place overall and a sure sign of her quickly progressing comeback. Great race Chrissie!

Chrissie Ramsey: 16:57 (1st!)
Race results here .

Quad XC Results

Philadelphia, PA: On the XC front, Chris Mateer returned to Belmont to take another shot at the infamous 5k course. Chris successfully showed improved fitness, taking about 10 seconds off his race from two weeks ago and placed 3rd overall in a fast field.
This time around, Max Krall also joined Chris in taking on the challenging course. Max recorded an 18:36, good for 11th.
Chris Mateer: 16:29 (3rd)
Max Krall: 18:36 (11th)
Race results here.

Upcoming Runs, Events & Races

Tuesday: Meet at Franklin Field for track work at 6:30 PM.

Wednesday: TBD women’s workout. 2 x 4 miles at 5:55 pace. Reference women’s email list for more details. Shorter workout also possible.

Sunday: Long Run: 8:30 AM at Lloyd Hall

Saturday, September 30th – Hands-on House Half Marathon (Lancaster, PA) *
Sunday, October 8th – Delaware Distance Classic 15k (Delaware City, DE) *
Sunday, November 5th – Cooper 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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