This year The Founder’s Award, which recognizes a CRCer who has long demonstrated exemplary character and contributions to the club, went to Andrew Goldthorp. A member of CRC for more than a decade, Andrew was previously President, Race Committee Chair, and most recently was one of the new member coordinators. Perhaps most importantly, however, Andrew
At the Baystate Marathon this year, Shoko Okabe improved her marathon time by over 10 minutes! The BAA may have tightened the standards for 2019, Shoko still cruised to her first Boston Qualifier in 3:26:55. In addition to logging her first 100-mile running week, Shoko completed the Hyannis Triathlon and was a regular in the
CRC voted Tom Salvon the 2018 Most Improved Male Runner. Seeking redemption for his 2017 Philadelphia Marathon performance, Tom Salvon returned to the race and improved his time by over 18 minutes — running a 3:39:02! Additionally, Tom had solid efforts/PRs a many other distances: Sub-1:40 at a challenging New Bedford Half Marathon Race A
Using a cross-country-inspired scoring system for the races in CRC Race Series, Meghan Weaver’s quick performances propelled her to the top of the CRC Women’s list. Meghan was the top CRC Woman finisher in the CVS Downtown 5k, and the NH 10 miler. Congrats Meghan on your well-deserved Female MVP Award!
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