Member Spotlight: Ben Nieto

Member Spotlight Interviewed by: Kevin Brandon (10/31/17) Ben, thanks for taking time to speak with us. Could you tell us a bit about yourself? How did you end up in Philadelphia and running with PRTC? I grew up in the suburbs so I’ve been in the area almost my whole life. Went to school at PSU and…

PRTC Weekly: 10/30/17 Rest Week / Marathon Pacers

Rest Week / Marathon Pacers It was a quiet racing week, presumably as members get ready for big-ticket races Philly Marathon weekend and elsewhere so no race report this week. Check back next week for Run the Bridge results. Sign up is closed, but it’s an easy race to cheer at with runners going out…

PRTC Weekly: 10/16/2017 1st Trials Qualifier and More

Roecker and Bishop fly at Hartford Marathon Hartford, CT: Samantha Roecker achieved a long-standing goal at the Hartford Marathon this past weekend where she qualified for the 2020 U.S Olympic Trials! Sam met the standard by a resounding margin, crossing the finish line at 2:38:12. The time was good for 2nd overall and first American.…

PRTC Weekly: 10/09/2017 Jack Saint Clair Success and More

Jack Saint Clair Success Philadelphia, PA: PRTC claimed status as dual Mid-Atlantic USATF XC Champions at the Jack Saint Clair Memorial Run this past weekend. To be fair, we were the only USATF club to field a full team, but proved ourselves by placing 1st (men) and 2nd (women) among the local college squads. The women’s 6k kicked off at 12:15…

PRTC Weekly: 10/02/2017 Jack St Clair Deadline and More

Weekend Race Results Corning, NY :  Kylie Pearse made her marathon debut at the Wineglass Marathon this past weekend. Happily, all of her training paid off as she placed 2nd overall with a very fast time of 2:50:22. Her mark also earned a 1st overall age division score. An impressive debut for a tough distance. Nice job Kylie,…