Running After Your Prime: Wise Words From Hal Lieberman

For many of us on CPTC, running is, for the most part, easy. Running at peak levels and setting PRs requires extra effort, but the basic process, the motivation, the perceived effort, and other running details can remain relatively consistent for long periods of time. Taken as a whole, running can be somewhat robotic and the reaction function is easy to understand – put the work in and see the benefits in your performance. And then one day, things start to change ever so slightly, and unfortunately, sometimes the cause of that shift is hard to reverse. Although the list…

Meet Jen St. Jean…Again!

Last month, Amy Kvilhaug wrote about Jen St. Jean’s gold medal victory in the 1500m at the North and Central America and Caribbean Region of the World Masters Athletics Championships in Canada.  This came on the heels of her victory at the USATF Masters Track and Field Championship in the 1500m and recognition as the USATF June Masters Athlete of the Month even before that victory.  But do you actually know Jen St. Jean?  In CPTC’s last newsletter, we ran the interview that follows – take a read to learn more about one of CPTC’s top performers. MEET JENNIFER ST. JEAN Meet…

Noel Haynes Named USATF Masters July Athlete of the Month

Noel Haynes had been named as USATF Masters July Athlete of the Month. Read more about it here. Congrats Noel!      

2017 Team Photo

Thanks Andy Kiss for the great photo!

Winston George Takes the GOLD at South American Championships!

South American Championships Winston George of CPTC New Balance Gold Medalist  400m  45.42

CPTC Newsletter Archive Published

Thanks to Gal Cohen, Alan Ruben, Chip Olsen & Frank Handelman for organizing and digitizing our the CPTC Newsletters going all the way back to 1979 (for you kids out there that is pre-internet…). Take a look at them on our Club History Page. Here is a highlight from 1980:

Black & White CPTC Hats & Bags

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Save the date for the 2016 CPTC Benefit!

You can purchase tickets here.

CPTC Athletes in Rio!

We have 3 team members competing in the Rio Olympics, follow them on at the links below: Heather Miller-Koch USA 2015 Pan Am Games Silver Medalist Heptathlon Aug 12-13 9:35am Winston George Guyana National Record Holder 400m Aug 12 Prelims 21:05pm Ashley Kelly British Virgin Islands National Record Holder & BVI Flag Bearer in Opening Ceremonies 200m Aug 15 Prelims 9:35am

Race Report from Open Women: NYRR Team Championships

Central Park Track Club Women’s Open Team depth helped them to a second place finish on Saturday’s Team Championship 5 Mile Race.  Kate Pallardy led the whole field through the first mile and held on strong to be our first finisher, taking home 4th place. We were very lucky to have Cat Beck back in town to run a negative split race and be our second scorer, finishing 9th overall.  Alex Bernardi followed up as our 3rd scorer, running another solid race! Jacy Kruzel, Christina Argueta., and Andrea Bradshaw were across the line next, while none had PRs, all noted they were happy…

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