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The Greater Boston Track Club (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 tiered system of performance standards, and the club is a designated USATF Elite Development Club.
Monthly Archives: August 2007
Liz Crowley Blazing by a Cornfield in Carlisle. photo by Jim Rhodes Today in Carlisle, MA on a hot, humid, hilly, rocky, rooty, narrow, serpentine, and crowded course 184 runners raced off a dusty start to jam into a single … Continue reading
Junyong Pak not only organized the men’s teams for the annual Lynn Woods 4×2.5 mile cross-country relay, ran the first leg, then immediately set up his hot grill to cook burgers and dogs for club members. He sliced onions and … Continue reading
The best road race in the United States by Katie Famous Katie Famous heads for the finish at Falmouth For 5 years in a row, the Falmouth Road Race has been my favorite running event of the year. When I … Continue reading
A hirsute Tom Derderian does battle with Bill Rodgers at Falmouth in 1976 The Falmouth Road Race is a venerable New England tradition stretching back over 35 years, and competitors in this year’s event were treated to a retrospective that … Continue reading