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 system of performance standards, and the club is a designated USATF Elite Development Club.
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Contributed by GBTC athlete and record keeper, Joshua Seeherman, reporting from Philadelphia: Today down in Philadelphia GBTC fielded a shuttle hurdle team at the 118th Penn Relays. The shuttle hurdles are a unique event that is only offered to clubs … Continue reading
GBTC will be absolutely everywhere and doing everything this weekend: at the Brown Invitational, at the Northeastern Solomon Husky Invitational, helping out the Greater Boston Running Company at the Boston Marathon Expo, giving presentations at said Expo, talking with legendary … Continue reading
See the GBTC guide to the 2012 Boston Marathon, a supplementary April edition of our newsletter, the Wingfoot Express, by editor Victoria Barnaby.
Contributed by GBTC athlete Ruben Sança: “I ran the Manchester Shamrock Shuffle 2 mile Road Race this past weekend. Won in a CR of 9:05.77. I felt much better coordinated and was able to push the pace from the start … Continue reading
Contributed by GBTC athlete and Treasurer, Sara O’Brien: “Over here there is video of Devotia Moore in the women’s 800 m (heat 3) and on the 4th page there is Daniel Hutcherson’s best triple jump (14.92 m). Nice to see … Continue reading
See preliminary results and pictures from the 2012 GBTC Invitational indoor track meet at Harvard on January 22. We saw one meet record broken and four athletes qualify for nationals. We thank our generous meet sponsors for making this track meet … Continue reading
The Tufts athletic department holds a series of invitational events mostly for their fellow DIII colleges but invited a few athletes from GBTC and some other clubs. Amelia Landberg and Kyle MacQueen of GBTC, seeing themselves as older and more … Continue reading
GBTC’s David Bedoya was mentioned in today’s Philadelphia Runner preview of contenders to watch at the 2011 Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday, November 20th. Can David improve on his 2nd place finish in 2010? Update: David goes 2:21:53 for 5th overall, … Continue reading
An illuminating profile of Coach Tom was published today in the Armenian Reporter. His writing is always worth another look as we approach that local footrace on Patriots’ Day.
GBTC coach Tom Derderian and President Laura Hayden comment in today’s Boston Globe on the new Boston Marathon standards and registration procedure. Club member Jon Chesto also writes about these changes in his business blog for the Patriot Ledger.