Race Reports from the Women: Team Championship

From Lauren Carter of the Open: Saturday may have a wet and dreary day, but for the Women’s Open Team it was a chance to shine.  Leading the Women to their 2nd Place finish in the Road Team Championships was Kate Pallardy.  Kate ran for a finish of 28:49, setting a small PR along the way.  Kate Pallardy Photo: Nigel Francis Hot on her heels with a time of 28:52 was Cat Beck. Kir Selert finished her first 5M in Central Park as the Women’s Open 3rd scorer. Grateful to have survived, Kir finished in a time of 29:53. Lauren…

Race Reports from the Men: Team Championship

From Phil Falk of the Open: The men’s team lit up the roads on Saturday at the NYRR Men’s Team Championships. The depth of our team really shows for a race like this, where we had 63 finishers, 18 guys under 28 minutes, and a very tightly packed top 10, earning a spot on the podium at third place: Jeff Ares, Jonathan Wetzel and Peter Brady Photo: Nigel Francis Kerwin Vega, 25:53 Greg Cass, 26:21 Taylor Burmeister, 26:26 Stan Berkow, 26:43 Timothy Lynch, 26:58 Peter Brady, 26:59 Jeff Ares, 27:05 John Pollina, 27:07 Matthew Lacey, 27:07 Tommy Fyffe, 27:20 I…

Peter Brady Defends 800m National Championship

  Photo: USATF Peter Brady has now won two consecutive national championships in the outdoor M40 800 with his 1:58.20 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The race was a classic, as Peter led until around the  620m mark, Mark Williams until around 750 and then it was shoulder to shoulder for an electrifying stretch run. A good video of the race:   http://www.usatf.tv/gprofile.php?mgroup_id=45365&mgroup_event_id=6668&year=2014&do=videos&video_id=121835 Later in the meet, Peter took second in the 1500, behind the same Mark Williams, with whom Peter sometimes trains in New Jersey, and ran a leg of the championship 4 x 800 relay. Next up for Peter will be…

Allan Dias Featured in Running Times

Great feature on Allan Dias up on Running Times.  A Unique Rhythm, Bass player Allan Dias finds the zone in running and music, written by our own David Alm.  Image by MarathonFoto.

Race Reports from the Men: Front Runners LGBT Pride Run

From Greg Cass of the Open The Open Men’s team continued its run of strong performances at the Front Runners New York LBGT Pride Run 5-Mile race.  With a course that looped through the Harlem Hills and weather looking more and more like legitimate summer, PRs were tough to come by, but CPTC still impressed throughout the results. Kerwin Vega Photo: Sue Pearsall Just like the last time out, the Open Men used a line-up with some new faces to lock down a solid 4th place finish.  Leading the way for the Orange was Kerwin Vega, who took a break…