PRTC Weekly: 07/02/2019 (Summer Social Events, New Record, and More)

Summer Social Events

We hope everyone is settling into the rhythm of summer mileage!

The last few weeks we've updated our race calendar. Now we're thinking social events! Here is some information on upcoming summer outings with PRTC (most mixed with running, of course).

July 3rd: Mayor's Cup Run to Parks on Tap: PRTC will be leading an all-club Mayor's Cup run to the Shofuso Japanese House & Garden which is this week's Parks on on Tap location. We'll leave from the art museum at 6 PM. Facebook event here.

4th of July Party: Join PRTC for 4th of July fun in West Philly hosted by Chris and David at their house (5132 Larchwood Avenue) at 3 PM. Keep an eye on Slack for information about attending the Wawa Welcome America Fest on the Ben Franklin Parkway and a morning run prior to the party.

July 10th: Team Social at Philadelphia Runner: We will be hosting a team social at Philadelphia Runner Center City on July 10th at 7:30 PM. Come for the pizza and beer and stay for a chance to reconnect with or meet teammates! We'll have singlets available for new members and take some time to get caught up with t-shirts handouts (from Broad Street) and other distributions. Facebook event here.

Philly 10k Training Runs: Diadora and the Philly 10k are holding a series of runs this summer in preparation for their big August race. There are are 3 remaining and all end at fun locations. There may even be a chance to try on some demo shoes from Diadora. Catch these on: July 18th(Diadora at the Bok Building), August 15th (Philadelphia Brewing Co.), and August 23rd (Cherry Street Pier). All runs leave from Philadelphia Runner Center City at 6 PM.

Race Results

Princeton, NJ: Athletes all over the east coast descended upon New Jersey this past Sunday with hopes of securing qualifying times for USATF Outdoor Nationals at the Princeton Twilight Meet. This created plenty of fast competition on what turned out to be a fast night.

PRTC had representation in both the men and women's 1500m with Carey Celata having the first race of the night for the club. Carey performed very well in the elite field as she continues to adapt to longer race distances. Her 4:24.78 was just a few seconds short of her best time of the season.

Chris Hatler, chasing a time of 3:39.00 to qualify for Outdoor Nationals, came very close to achieving the standard. He ran 3:40.28 which was good for 4th place in a deep field. His time is a new club record (replacing Brian Gallagher's 2002 time of 3:47.20 at the Villanova Twilight Meet) and just a second short of a PR. Way to go, Chris and Carey!

Chris Hatler: 3:40.28 (4th)
Carey Celata: 4:24.78 (17th)

Full results here.

Upcoming Runs, Events, & Races

Tuesday: 6:30 PM from Lloyd (Confirm workout parameters & partners via Slack.)
Sunday: Long run at 9:00 AM from Lloyd Hall.


July 3rd, 2019: Mayor's Cup Run to Parks on Tap Shofusu Japanese House led by PRTC (6 PM at Art Museum)

July 4th, 2019: Party in West Philly at 3 PM. 5132 Larchwood Avenue.
July 10th, 2019: PRTC Social at Philadelphia Runner Center City (7:30 PM)
July 18th, 2019: Philly 10k Training Run to Diadora/Bok from Philadelphia Runner Center City (6 PM)
August 15th, 2019: Philly 10k Training Run to Philadelphia Brewing Co. from PR Center City (6 PM)
August 23rd, 2019: Philly 10k Training Run to Cherry Street Pier from PR Center City (6 PM)


July 11th, 2019Midsummer Night 5k Series (Wynnewood, PA)
July 16th, 2019Henderson All Comers Track Meet (West Chester, PA)
July 24th, 2019Henderson All Comers Track Meet (West Chester, PA)
August 8th, 2019Midsummer Night 5k Series (Wynnewood, PA)
August 10th, 2019Philadelphia Mayor's Cup (Philadelphia, PA)
August 25th, 2019The Philly 10k (Philadelphia, PA)
September 7th, 20199/11 Heroes Run (Philadelphia, PA)
September 8th, 2019The Main Line Run 5k (Wayne, PA) *
September 15th, 2019Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)
September 29th, 2019BWM-Berlin Marathon (Berlin, Germany)
October 5th, 2019Paul Short Invitational (Bethlehem, PA)
October 12th, 2019Hartford Marathon (Hartford, CT)
October 13th, 2019Delaware Distance Classic 15k (Delaware City, DE) *
October 13th, 2019Chicago Marathon (Chicago, IL)
November 3rd, 2019Marshall Half Marathon (Huntington, WV)
November 3rd, 2019New York Marathon (New York, NY)
November 3rd, 2019Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge (Camden, NJ) *
November 23rd, 2019Philadelphia Half Marathon (Philadelphia, PA) *
November 23rd, 2019Rothman 8k (Philadelphia, PA) *
November 24th, 2019Philadelphia Marathon (Philadelphia, PA) *
December 8th, 2019California International Marathon (Sacramento, CA)
December 14th, 2019: USATF Club XC Nationals (Bethlehem, PA)
February 29th, 2020US Olympic Team Trials - Marathon (Atlanta, GA)

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