Race Reports from the Women: Front Runners LGBT Pride Run

From Lauren Carter of the Open: Saturday was a warm sunny day as the Women’s Open Team took to the road again for the FRNY 5M.  Motivated by popsicles at the finish line, Lady Orange ran for a first place team finish leaving their top competitors in the dust. Kate Pallardy Photo: Sue Pearsall They were lead by Cat Beck’s 2nd place podium finish in a time of 28:49.  Kate Pallardy tried to stay close on her heels as she finished in 29:12, and Lauren Carter tried to hang on to the back of the front pack as long as…

Andrew Hogue Wins Wall Street Decathlon 40+

  Finishing ahead of former Olympic decathlon gold medalist Dan O’Brien, congrats Andrew!

Race Reports from the Women: New York Mini

Ivette Ramirez Photo: Nigel Francis From Lauren Carter of the Open:  Nothing was unusual about the Mini 10K this past Saturday.  It was a sweltering, sunny day for the CPTC Women’s Open team as they sped through the first mile cheered on by their teammates. Cat Beck lead the way with a top 30 finish in a time of 36:10.  Cat Beck Photo: Atsede Aemro-Selassie She was shortly followed by Lauren Carter, who ran for a 1s PR in a time of 37:20. Ivette Ramirez and Lauren Carter Photo: NYRR Although getting out to a fast start, Christina Argueta was…

Race Reports from the Men: Portugal Day

Wayne Merdis Photo: NYRR   From Greg Cass of the Open: The NYRR Club Points Series continued with the Portugal Day 5-Miler, the first of 3 consecutive 5-mile races in the summer heat of Central Park.  The weather smiled upon the Orange as they took to the hills of CP, and the mild day helped spur the team on to fast and impressive results. The Open Men’s scoring team flexed its depth, with a few long-time members pushing back into the top 5 to help lead the team to a strong 4th place overall finish.  Matt Lacey (26:43) lead the…

Race Reports from the Men: Brooklyn Half Marathon

From Greg Cass of the Open: In a rare “road game,” CPTC ventured to Brooklyn and Prospect Park to prove that their road skills extended beyond Manhattan and the well-known turns of Central Park.  The Orange continued their impressive start to the 2014 Club Points series, putting up a number of fast times along the way.  With a beautiful day for racing (only hours after torrential downpours and localized flooding…), the CPTC Open Men went to work and walked away with a number of incredible PRs. – Ben Pedersen took down his PR by nearly 5 minutes to finish at 1:18:55, the…

Race Reports from the Women: Brooklyn Half Marathon

  From Lauren Carter of the Open: Cat Beck NYRR It was a beautiful day for the Brooklyn Half Marathon.  Nothing but cool, crisp air at the start of the race, perfect for taking on shade-less Ocean Pkwy in just a short time.  The CPTC Women’s Open team was all smiles as they rounded Prospect Park and raced their way down Ocean Pkwy to a second place team finish.   Jacy Kruzel  Nigel Francis They were lead by Cat Beck’s elated finish of 1:17:43.  She certainly had lots to smile about with her one and half minute PR.  Katie Castro…

CPTC Sprint Group Kicks off Twilight Series

The orange sprinters turned in many bests at the first USATF NY Twilight Meet on May 12. The next meet in the series is May 30.      100m: Bryan Brewer PR Derek Danton SB   200m   Larue Andrew Williams SB Derek Danton  SB Frederick de la Rosa Jr.SB Claudia Duncan SB

CPTC Turns Broad Street Orange

From Katie Castro: We had a great crew at the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia ! As you can see from the fabulous photo of orange. I wanted to mention a few stand out races and PRs. For the women: CPTC won the team competition by eight minutes over Greater Philadelphia. Sarah Alaei placed 10th female overall with a PR of 60:03!! So close to breaking 60. She rocked it! Kir Selert ran her 1st 10 mile race for an automatic PR of 61:11. I ran a solid race of 62:06 – but a minute off my PR from last…