PRTC Weekly: 09/04/2018 (Labor Day 20k, Next Grand Prix Race, and More)

Next Up: Main Line 5k

The Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix Challenge is back from summer break! PRTC currently sits in second placebehind the formidable Greater Philadelphia Track Club. We're at the halfway point in the series and within striking distance of first!

A big showing at the Main Line Run this coming Sunday would help us greatly in our quest to win the challenge. The 5k plays to our strengths which makes this a nice opportunity to close the gap. Please consider joining us at this race. Prize money will be awarded to the top 3 male/female finishers. Reply to this email if you need a ride!

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Race Results

New Haven, CT: Colin Leak celebrated Labor Day with the Faxon Law New Haven Road Race. He opted for the 20k which served as this year's USATF 20k Championships as it has in the past. This helped the race once again attract a competitive field. Colin held a pace of 5:11/mile on a very hot day to take 17th overall. Great work!

Results
Colin Leak: 16:35 (17th)

Full results here!

Philly Marathon Pacers Needed

The Philadelphia Marathon / Half is looking for pacers. This is a nice possible way to give back to the running community. The highest need is for the 3:00 and 3:10 marathon pace group. The rabbit and faster options below provide a great opportunity to run alongside elite runners while getting a serious workout in.

Let us know if you are interested in leading a group!

Half Marathon
1:30
1:45

Full Marathon
3:00
3:10
3:20

Rabbits
1:04
1:13
2:15 - 2:19
2:37 - 2:45

Upcoming Runs, Events, & Races

Tuesday: Franklin Field at 5:30. Penn's Varsity squad has exclusive rights to the track beginning at 7 due to the expected heat.

Sunday: Long run at 9:00 AM from Lloyd Hall. (Email group to confirm others will be out. Much of the club may be at the Main Line Run)

September 7th, 2018Teri's Run (Downingtown, PA)
September 8th, 2018Quad XC (Philadelphia, PA)
September 9th, 2018Main Line Run (Wayne, PA) *
September 16th, 2018Philly Rock 'n' Roll Half (Philadelphia, PA)
September 29th, 2018Paul Short XC Invite (Lehigh, PA)
October 7th, 2018Delaware Distance Classic 15k (Delaware City, DE) *
October 7th, 2018Chicago Marathon (Chicago, IL)
October 13th, 2018Hartford Marathon (Hartford, CT)
October 13th, 2018Jack Saint Clair XC Invite (Philadelphia, 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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