Using a cross-country-inspired scoring system for the races in CRC Race Series, Kyle Coffee amassed 53 points. Kyle was the top CRC runner at New Bedford, Mt. Washington, and the Lone Gull 10k. Thanks to our President for all the ways you lead CRC!
Lisa Rising has quickly become one of the best trail runners not only in CRC but New England. Lisa started the year as the 10th fastest woman in her 100-miler debut (Orcas Island 100). Lisa followed that up with top-10 finishes in the women’s division at the West Highland Way Race 95 Miler in Glasgow,
The Schwarzenegger Award goes to the CRC member who over the past year had impressive display of strength and versatility (e.g., completing a marathon and half marathons in the same weekend, running a marathon without training). This year’s recipient is Adam Meltzer. Adam ran three marathons this year: Virginia Beach Shamrock Marathon on March 17th,
Congrats to Sarah Gabriel who improved her marathon time by 16 minutes. Sarah was a regular long runs and was consistently seen putting in 110%. Her efforts paid off as she ran a 3:40:34 in the Philadelphia Marathon in November.
Chloe and Jason hosted two long runs this year. The first time they served delicious salted caramel whiskey cinnamon buns. They followed up with the most amazing apple cheddar scones, pumpkin bread and apple crisp. If that wasn’t enough they brought a homemade pumpkin cheesecake to the holiday party. A special shoutout to Jason’s Aunt
CRC’s 2017 cutest couple, Steph Habura and Lauren Krouskoff hosted a scavenger hunt run! CRC Members gained points for running to area landmarks including the Boston Marathon finish line, Havard Yard, The Old North Church, etc. Rollercoaster of Emotions (Kyle Coffee, Lynton Karfor, Adam Meltzer, and Jon Puz, Nancy Varney) were the victors for this
To celebrate turning 50, Dave Sandham planned out and ran five 10ks. Many CRC members joined Dave for one or two 10ks, while Nuria de Mas helped host over 40 runners at popular Central Square long run. Once everyone was fed, Nuria (and a couple others including Kun who ran all the 10ks with Dave)
Kyle ran an awesome PR marathon at the club’s destination marathon, Philadelphia Marathon. Kyle finished in a blisteringly fast time of 2:37:30, coming in 50th place overall out of more than 9,500 marathon finishers. His grueling training and leadership of CRC has been paying off! Kyle’s training and race dedication is truly inspiring! Congratulations Kyle!
Ariel crushed a 20+ minute PR at the Baystate Marathon and broke 3:30 and earning her first BQ! She and Shoko Okabe (last month’s CRC member spotlight) both ran great races at Baystate! Congratulations Ariel!
Shoko has been consistently racing for CRC at all kinds of events from 5ks to marathons and even triathlons on behalf of CRC while training for the Baystate Marathon on October 21st. She’s been a great contributor to team scoring in the USATF races and overall great supporter of CRC events! Congratulations Shoko!