GBTC XC Festival September 13th, 2015

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Sunday, September 13th, 2015
DCR Elm Bank Park
900 Washington Street
Wellesley, Massachusetts

http://www.gbtc.org/events/xcfestival/

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Men’s team blazing at Bobby Doyle’s 5 mile

The men and women of GBTC made the road trip down to Naragansett, RI for some great racing this past weekend. The men, led by GBTC rookie Eric Couture placed second, with strong efforts from Jonathan Charlesworth, the dynamic duo of Rob Bond and Manny Gonzalez, and Caleb Evanter, who dusted off his road shoes after a great track season to round out the scoring team.

The women’s team, led by Kate Carter was able to hold onto third in the overall grand prix series with their 5th place overall finish.

Full results here. 

Team are shaping up for a strong fall racing season, with many looking forward to the start of cross country in just a few short weeks!

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GBTC Fourth place combined in Club Nationals Track

143 Ouellette, Dominiq     Greater Bost            49.01m   10          44.34m  46.81m  49.01m  44.34m  45.73m  48.48m photo my GreaterSnap

Dominiq Ouellette, Greater Boston winning the women’s Javelin at 49.01m 10
44.34m 46.81m 49.01m 44.34m 45.73m 48.48m photo by GreaterSnap

full results: http://www.usatf.org/Events—Calendar/2015/USATF-National-Club-Track—Field-Championships/Results.aspx

The sun beat down on Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island in NYC on Saturday July 11 for the USATF Club Nationals Track and Field Championships. The meet is special because it is a team competition with the scores announced after each event so teams know what their athletes need to do in the next event to move up in the standings. Icahn is also special because all events can be watched from the stands by everyone. All the throwing events take place within the stadium. Most athletes compete in multiple events to help their team scores. Many ran themselves ragged.

GBTC’s Lisa Wilson and Andre Reid scored in all the throws and distance runners ran in their open events and in relays. Wilson and Reid won the meets MVP awards.

The women placed 4th and the men 5th but the combined score placed the team in 4th.

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GBTC Throwers Rock USATF Nationals

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Three of GBTC’s strongest competed June 25-27 in the USATF National Outdoor Track Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Lisa Wilson took a 14th place in the Hammer Throw with a toss of 61.76 meters while Sarah Thornton earned a 16th place overall with a discus throw of 53.6 meters. On the men’s side, Bryan Powlen also brought home the 14th place, throwing the discuss 58.55 meters! Congrats guys!

Bryan Powlen USATF 2014

GBTC thrower Bryan Powlen (archive photo)

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Ryan Place back in GBTC Red

Ryan Place is back in GBTC red. Here he is leading the 5,000 m in Twilight #2 at Bentley in Waltham, MA with Adam Pacheck following. Place won in 14:31.69.  results: http://www.nbbtwilight.com/ Many more GBTC in results…DSC_0401

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GBTC Men take second place in Vermont City Championship

The team is moving up in the 2015 USATF-NE Grand Prix standings with a second place finish at the Vermont City Marathon.  Bond placed 7th overall, Macdonald, 11th, Charlesworth, 13, Wakimoto 27, Metzger, 35th. Full results, http://www.coolrunning.com/results/15/vt/May24_27thPe_set3.shtml

2. 7:42:15 GREATER BOSTON TRACK CLUB (2:34:05)
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1 2:32:05 Rob Bond
2 2:33:52 Adrian Macdonald
3 2:36:18 Jonathan Charlesworth
4 (2:44:54) Yuji Wakimoto
5 (2:48:59) David Metzger
6 (3:10:02) Kris Depew
7 (5:24:52) Gary Circosta

Rob Bond gives thumbs up at the base of the big hill at 15 mile in the Vermont City Marathon and USATF-NE Grand Prix Championships where he lead the GBTC men to second place. Photo by GreaterSnap

Rob Bond gives thumbs up at the base of the big hill at 15 mile in the Vermont City Marathon and USATF-NE Grand Prix Championships where he led the GBTC men to second place. Photo by GreaterSnap

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GBTC Lights up Twilight #1

Lowell MA, 5/16/2015

GBTC runners and throwers lit up the evening in the city by the river. GBTC’s Sarah Thorton won the discus with a 52.69m and Andre Reid won the shot with 17.35m. Laura Paulsen took second in featured 10,000 with a 34:45.34. Many more club results in the full:http://www.nbbtwilight.com/

Massive start to the coed featured 10,000 under the lights in Lowell, MA photo by GreaterSnap

Massive start to the coed featured 10,000 under the lights in Lowell, MA photo by GreaterSnap

 

video coverage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVccVBRLg84&list=PL3uZfKjPqu62uhbHAD6rnDS_REO4wXn_i&index=1

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Paulsen wins Penn Relays 10000m

Late last night in very cold conditions, GBTC’s Laura Paulsen won the combined 10000m at the Penn Relays outright over all of the collegians, breaking 34 minutes and setting a new club record. This is the first Penn Relays women’s title for GBTC in history. Fellow GBTCers are encouraged to check out Laura’s super bling-bling Penn Relays watch.

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GBTC’s Laura with Lauren Mullins, collegiate 10000m winner, and Dave Johnson, meet director and distance night referee
(Photo courtesy of the Penn Relays)

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The Wingfoot is BACK!

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Thanks so much to our new editor Shaun Dever for his hard work, let us know if you would like to receive a hardcopy in the mail!

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BU Terrier meet today. Many fine GBTC performances

Coach Callum#1 and the GBTC 4x400 team at BU's Terrier meet today. Photo by GreaterSnap

Coach Callum#1 and the GBTC 4×400 team at BU’s Terrier meet today. Photo by GreaterSnap

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