PRTC Weekly: 05/21/2018 (Scott Coffee/Mayor's Cup Registration and More)

Scott Coffee and Mayor's Cup Registration

Registration for two popular summer club races is now open!

First up is the Scott Coffee Run (8k). All participants will receive a bag of Lacas coffee courtesy of the race. They may also enjoy the spectacle that is "Moorestown Day." Our NJ host community has their annual town celebration immediately following the race. Expect plenty of cotton candy, music, and other post-race festivities.

Scott Coffee is part of the all-important Grand Prix Series. We currently sit in 2nd place. This is a great opportunity to close the 14 (age-adjusted) point gap between us and Greater Philadelphia Track Club. The course is fair and does a nice job showcasing the town's neighborhoods. In prior years, many PRTC runners have been sent home with watches for placing within their age groups. Sign up here!

Mayor's Cup registration is also open. We will be chasing our third straight title. Mayor's Cup is a friendly competition among Philadelphia-based running clubs. The event is extremely popular within our local running community. 32 unique clubs are slated to vie for the cup this year. It's best to sign up early for this one as fees rise closer to the race date of August 11th. Our club password is BullsEyeRed (cap sensitive). Race transfers are allowed if you are unsure of which event to do.

Let us know you plan on racing one of the events here. We've done a nice job of covering the races, but would love to show up in full force!  Next up: Post-Mayor's Cup potluck and beer planning...

Recent Race Results

Kennett Square, PA: Josh Hibbs notched yet another first place victory this past weekend. This time at the Kennett Run Charities 10k. His finish in 32:23 resulted in his fourth overall win since joining PRTC in 2018. Great job Josh, what a season!


Josh Hibbs: 32:23 (1st)

Full results here.

Philadelphia, PA: Breandan Lyman scored a case of Yard's Pale Ale at the Bridesburg 5k. We're not quite sure what time he ran, but wanted to let everyone know he has (or had) an ample supply of Yard's. Breandan was previously signed up for West Philly Runner's 26x1 mile race along with several other PRTC members. That race has been postponed to July 21st.

Breandan Lyman: 1st

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Upcoming Runs, Events, & Races

Tuesday: 6:30 at Lloyd Hall for an easy club run or workout. Email list with workout ideas if desired. We will be at Lloyd Hall until we regain access to Franklin Field when Penn's fall semester begins.

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

June 2nd, 2018Scott Coffee Run (Moorestown, NJ) *
August 11th, 2018Mayor's Cup (Philadelphia, PA)
August 26th, 2018The Philly 10k (Philadelphia, PA)
September 9th, 2018Main Line Run (Wayne, PA) *
September 29th, 2018Paul Short XC Invite (Lehigh, PA)
October 6th, 2018Jack Saint Clair XC Invite (Philadelphia, PA)
October 7th, 2018Delaware Distance Classic 15k (Delaware City, DE) *
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