PRTC Weekly: 10/22/2018 (Amsterdam and More)

Race Results

Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Steve Hallman achieved a breakthrough at the TCS Amsterdam Marathon. The trip was a success (and his first to the country!) as he logged a 2 minute personal best. Steve handled windy race day conditions like a true professional. For evidence, check out this great pace work:


Congrats Steve! Looking forward to seeing you back in the U.S.A, but enjoy Amsterdam and all the food for us!

Steve Hallman: 2:26:34 (37th)

Full results here.

New Castle, DE: Kurt Palumbo won his age group at the C&D Canal Half and placed third overall at the event. This is "Delaware's Most Scenic USATF-Certified Half Marathon Course" according to organizers. While not a PR, Kurt did enjoy the race and ran well. Nice racing!

Kurt Palumbo: 1:26:30 (3rd)

Full results here.

Reading, PA: Evan Megoulas competed in the Fall Feeding Frenzy 5k & Fun Run. He ran 20:41 which was good for 4th overall! The event has hosted by Gavel Hill Church with proceeds going to Caring Cupboard (a local food pantry). Congrats Evan and a great cause!

Evan Megoulas: 20:41 (4th)

Full results here.

Rosemont, PA: Harsha Thirumurthy ran a 5k this weekend as he begins to taper for his goal race of the NYC marathon. It was the Run for Our Schools 5k. He was excited to finish 1st with a time of 17:51. This was slower than he desired, but hills and a rare early race wrong turn (just 400m in!) added on more than a few seconds. Congrats Harsha! Looking forward to NYC.

Harsha Thirumurthy: 17:51 (1st)

Full results here.

Upcoming Runs, Events, & Races

Tuesday: Franklin Field for track work. Arrive at 6:15 for warmup or 6:30 for the start of our workouts.

Sunday: Long run at 9:00 AM from Lloyd Hall.

November 2nd, 2018: Ursinus Fall Twilight Track Meet (Collegeville, PA)
November 4th, 2018Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge 10k (Camden, NJ) *
November 17th, 2018Philadelphia Half Marathon (Philadelphia, PA) *
November 17th, 2018Rothman Institute 8k (Philadelphia, PA) *
November 18th, 2018Philadelphia Marathon (Philadelphia, PA) *
December 8th, 2018USATF Club XC Nationals (Spokane, WA)

* Denotes USATF Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix Event

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