PRTC Weekly: 03/04/2019 (Road to Gold and More)

Race Results


Atlanta, GA: PRTC sent two of our own to preview the 2020 Olympic Trials course at the Road to Gold 8 Mile in Atlanta. They each performed very well among the invitation-only field. 

Colin Leak finished an impressive 5th overall (one spot before his brother, Greg). He completed the race in 38:48 (4:44/mile pace) feeling, "Healthy, happy, and ready for the next race!."

Matt Herzig similarly performed well. His 39:36 (4:50/mile pace) earned 13th. We're very excited to see these two (and more!) return in a year to take on the full course! Nice job! Read more about the race here.

Results
Colin Leak: 38:48 (5th)
Matt Herzig: 39:36 (13th)

Full results here.

Fort Myers, FL: Joe Foley won the inaugural City of Palms Half Marathon in sunny Florida. His time of 1:18:19 saw him first across the finish line by nearly 30 seconds. Joe also managed to score some local press in the story, "Runners get a kick out of inaugural City of Palms Half Marathon." He even gave PRTC a shout-out! Great race and congrats on the win!

Results
Joe Foley: 1:18:19 (1st)

Full results here.

Fort Myers, FL
: Sam Roecker had similar thoughts to Joe and wisely escaped Philly in favor of Fort Myers. She selected the Sunday morning race in Fort Myers: The Lazy Flamingo Half Marathon. Her 1:25:10 also earned a first place finish (which included an accidental extra half mile!). Read more about Sam's race in the article, "Philadelphia runners get hot, capture Lazy Flamingo Half Marathon."

Results
Sam Roecker: 1:25:10 1st

Full results here.

Upcoming Runs, Events, & Races

We've added two races to our calendar and they are both for great causes! Please consider signing up to support Back on my Feet or Students Run Philly Style!

Tuesday: Franklin Field at 6:30 (warm-up at 6:15. Organize workouts via Slack.)

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

March 16th, 2019Adrenaline 5k (Haddonfield, NJ)

March 30th, 2019Back on my Feet Five Miler (Philadelphia, PA)
April 13th, 2019Philly Style 8k (Philadelphia, PA) *Use code Earlybird for $5 off*

April 25th - 27th, 2019Penn Relays (Philadelphia, PA)

April, 28, 2019Revolutionary Run 5 Miler (Valley Forge, PA)

May 5th, 2019Broad Street Run (Philadelphia, PA)
June 2nd, 2019Philly Run Fest (Philadelphia, PA)
June 9th, 2019USATF Half Marathon Trail Championships (Scranton, PA)

* Denotes USATF Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix Event

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