Race Results: Weeknight 5k's
Exton, PA: Craig Eppler raced the Cure4Cam Moonlight 5k on Wednesday evening. His time of 17:05 was good for third place. This result came off of just 4 weeks of training! A nice start to summer training. As a bonus, profits were set aside for Childhood Cancer Research.
Craig Eppler: 17:05 (3rd)
Full results here!
Ardmore, PA: Three PRTC runners traveled to Ardmore to take on the Midsummer Night 5k. The race represented part 2 of 3 in the Bryn Mawr Summer Series. It featured three "Ardmore Loops" around South Ardmore Park. The course was light rolling hills with a few tight turns.
The event marked Kevin's first real race effort in nearly 11 months. He was excited to break 16 minutes, take 3rd in a strong field, and most importantly feel competitive again.
Harsha claimed 2nd in his age group amid strong support from his family. His kids, Mira and Reuben, offered much appreciated high fives to PRTC runners. They also ran the fun run where they collected candy as a finishing prize.
Abby placed 3rd on the women's side with a strong 19:15 result. She came to the race very familiar with the park as a nearby resident. Abby continued her experiments with pre-race diet options with donut ultimately being ranked as "not optimal."
All enjoyed free water ice and pretzels after!
Kevin Brandon: 15:57 (3rd)
Harsha Thirumurthy: 17:01 (10th; 2nd AG)
Abby Cember: 19:15 (29th; 3rd Female)
Full results here!
Upcoming Runs, Events, & Races
Tuesday: 6:30 PM 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 officially regain access to Franklin Field when Penn's fall semester begins.
Sunday: Long run at 9:00 AM from Lloyd Hall
August 11th, 2018: Mayor's Cup (Philadelphia, PA)
August 26th, 2018: The Philly 10k (Philadelphia, PA)
September 9th, 2018: Main Line Run (Wayne, PA) *
September 29th, 2018: Paul Short XC Invite (Lehigh, PA)
October 7th, 2018: Delaware Distance Classic 15k (Delaware City, DE) *
October 7th, 2018: Chicago Marathon (Chicago, IL)
October 13th, 2018: Hartford Marathon (Hartford, CT)
October 18th, 2018: Jack Saint Clair XC Invite (Philadelphia, PA)
November 4th, 2018: Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge 10k (Camden, NJ) *
November 17th, 2018: Philadelphia Half Marathon (Philadelphia, PA) *
November 17th, 2018: Rothman Institute 8k (Philadelphia, PA) *
November 18th, 2018: Philadelphia Marathon (Philadelphia, PA) *
December 8th, 2018: USATF Club XC Nationals (Spokane, WA)
* Denotes USATF Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix Event
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