GBTC is a friendly and competitive team with approximately 200 members. We compete at the national, regional, and local levels in cross country, track and field, and trail running. GBTC provides a team-oriented, structured training environment for athletes of many abilities who train for everything from jumps and throws to sprints, road races, cross country, and marathons. Members train for several specific competitions throughout the year, and financial support is provided to compete at some major events. We sponsor athletes based on a system of performance standards, and the club is a designated USATF Elite Development Club.
For the third time since 2009, GBTC made the trek to Lexington, Kentucky for the 2017 edition of the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships. Featuring a course of rolling hills in Masterson Station Park, this year’s events were contested on a cold December Saturday (12/9/2017). Snowflakes fell throughout the final races of the day, … Continue reading Red Team in the Bluegrass State
Racing Roundup – 12/5/17 Data and notes compiled by Coach Rod A contingent of GBTC athletes spent the weekend in sunny California to race the California International Marathon (CIM) in Sacramento. CIM played host to the US Marathon Championships, and the fields were some of the deepest in recent memory. Our own Laura Paulsen punched … Continue reading Race Roundup – 12/5/17
Erin Lohrenz and Kevin Sheehan have been named the 2017 GBTC Coaches Award Winners. Both were recognized at the club’s annual meeting on October 24th. With close to 40 members in attendance, Coach Tom Derderian spoke in recognition of Sheehan, who has been a member since 2013. Coach Rod Hemingway shared stories of Lohrenz’s running … Continue reading Lohrenz & Sheehan – 2017 Coaches Award Winners
GBTC Women led the charge during this weekend’s USATF-New England 5km Championship at CVS Downtown 5k in Providence, Rhode Island. Led by Alexandra Conway (8th Woman / 17:37.6), the Greater Boston women defeated second place Craft Concept Racing by a mere 26 seconds. Veteran member Allison McCabe (9th / 17:41) and first-time GBTC-er Shelby Cuddeback … Continue reading Sea of Red in Providence – Women 1st, Men 3rd