Race Reports from the Women: Washington Heights 5k

Report from Veronica Jackson of the Open: The CPTC Open Women’s Team is happy to report that they opened the 2018 NYRR Club Points series with an exciting victory and numerous personal records at NYRR Washington Heights Salsa, Blues and Shamrocks 5K,  despite a difficult and hilly course and 22 MPH wind gusts.  We couldn’t think of a better way to kick off the year. The Open Women’s Team touted four runners under 18 minutes, lead by Aileen Barry and her impressive 3rd place overall finish. Despite a slow and cautious first mile from the lead women, Aileen ran a major…

Race Reports from the Men: Washington Heights 5k

Report from Laurence Go of the 40+: Springtime for most is signaled with budding trees, tulip bulbs poking through the soil and the sound of birds singing. For us it’s the start of the road race season and the Washington Heights 5K. The temperature at the beginning of the race was springlike in the low 40s but unfortunately the whipping wind reminded us winter was still with us. We had a couple of late scratches but others were able to step up. We placed solidly in 3rd with a combined time of 50:58 which was 22 seconds faster than last…

Happy Birthday to Alan Ruben!

Happy Birthday to Masters Champion and Former CPTC Prez Alan Ruben, shown here running 2:29 at age 41 at the Boston Marathon!

Jen St. Jean’s Workout

Great job at the workout, Jen! ________________________ Last night was my first real speed session. We had done some tempos & mile repeats in the weeks leading up to it. I was not feeling particularly fast but tempos & mile repeats are my nemesis. Give me 20 x 200s with no rest and I’m a happy girl. If you’ve been following my ankle injury then you know I worked hard on all the things I could do with just as much enthusiasm. If you can’t use your legs…can you focus on core & upper body? And lets not forget the…

Happy B-day to Sean Fast and Thanks Tamir Kfir!

Happy B-day to Sean Fast and Thanks Tamir Kfir for the orthotics!

Conversation Pace interviews Aileen Conlon Barry

Please click the following text to view Aileen Barry’s interview with Conversation Pace – Conversation Pace interviews Aileen Conlon Barry after her Cherry Tree Win!  

NYRR Night at the Races 4

Happy birthday to Hal Lieberman celebrating 75 years young at Thursday’s Night at the Races. Photos by John Tran.

New Mile PRs!

New Mile PRs for marathoner Eddie Mulder (4:07), mid-d guy Victor Palumbo (4:08), and steepler Kira Garry (4:43). 

Indoor Marathon Relay at the Armory!

Come join the Armory Indoor Marathon Relay on March 16-18 to help raise money for NYC kids. What a great cause!