Capital City Classic 10K – NHGP Race #5

Under warm and sunny conditions the New Hampshire Grand Prix continued in Concord last weekend with the Capital City Classic 10K. Racers from ten different member clubs took to the streets of Concord for the event.

When all was said and done the Gate City Striders once again took the team victory, amassing 157 points on the day to gap second place Greater Derry Track Club by 31 (126 points).

Individually the top NHGP Male was Jacob Wormald (GCS) completing the course in a time of 33:20 while the top NHGP Female was Katie Cross-Powers (GMRC) crossing the line at 39:19.

Full results can be found at the following link and updated standings on the 2019 page. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1lEIxninbtYPwsmM0ilzO890t2oxO13O2N_CMgoMaQ-8/edit?usp=sharing

Windham Flat & Fast 5K results

After the Windham Flat & Fast 5K on June 9th we are now halfway through the 2019 series and it appears that we have quite the race for 1st going on!

Individually Gate City took the crown for both the Men and Women with Jacob Wormald leading the NHGP men (2nd overall) and Katherine Estep leading the NHGP Women (2nd woman overall).

Gate City also took the team competition on the day scoring a total of 187 points to finish 32 points ahead of Greater Derry (155 points). Rounding out the scoring were Upper Valley (98 points), Millennium (21 points), Greater Manchester (11 points), and Rochester (10 points).

The first place finish on the day was enough for Gate City to also put themselves into a narrow first place standing over Upper Valley in the overall team competition:

Gate City Striders: 610

Upper Valley Running Club: 553

Greater Derry Track Club: 456

Full results can be found at the following link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1m0NDeGkfMlpbzVz210O85AcaHNKmlxuhhW1Hsyb6Kfg/edit?usp=sharing

The series continues on June 22nd with the Capital City Classic 10K in Concord NH!

Gate City Half Marathon results

The 2019 series held it’s third race on May 19th, and the first of two half marathons this year, at the Gate City Half Marathon

Once again we had the same top three, but for the third straight race the order was flipped. In first, defending their home course, were the Gate City Striders with a score of 154 followed next by Upper Valley Running Club (111 points). Rounding out the scoring were the Greater Derry Track Club (63 points), Millennium Running (12 points), and Six03 (5 points).

Individually Jaidiby Zapata  of GDTC was first for the males while Kato Cavallaro of GCS paced the females.

Overall team results through three races:

UVRC 450

GCS 421

GDTC 311

SIX03 46

GMRC 29

RR 17

MILL 14

CAA 13

ACID 10

Full series standings and complete race results can be found at the links below:

Race Series Spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1JcS2lzhOxTbNQZqGRDMq8XrhFkLFurmXgcHisNDBCJQ/edit?usp=sharing

Next up: Flat n Fast 5K – June 9 in Windham NH!

Red’s Race For a Better Community 5M Results

The 2019 series held it’s second race last Sunday, this time moving to Dover for Red’s Race For a Better Cause 5 Miler!

The top three teams remained the same but the order was reversed as The Greater Derry Track Club (GDTC) took first with 127 points. A close second were the Gate City Striders (GCS) with 125 points and Upper Valley Running Club (UVRC) rounded out the top 3 with 115 points.  Despite the third place finish UVRC was able to hold their series lead, now 71 points ahead of the second place GCS.

Individually Jacob Wormald  of GCS pulled off his second straight victory while Sarah Canney won for the women (Sarah St. Martin of the Greater Manchester Running Club was second overall woman, 1st NHGP)

Full series standings and complete race results can be found at the links below:

Race Series Spreadsheet:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1aIu_07jYM_qFaylc4yzlhiB9LoqVzBhN_MPHcGEWn78/edit?usp=sharing

Complete Race Results: http://www.coolrunning.com/results/19/nh/Apr7_38thRe_set1.shtml

Next up: Gate City Half Marathon – May 19 in Nashua NH!

2018 Final Results

The final results are in! Congrats to all on a fun, competitive series across the New Hampshire clubs. This year saw a new champion in the Gate City Striders, who took home their first series title since 2011 and set a record for most Granite Runners brought for by a single team in one year. Full details listed below:

2018 Final Team Standings:

1. Gate City Striders – 1453
2. Greater Derry Track Club – 1061
3. Upper Valley Running Club – 901
4. Greater Manchester Running Club – 286
5. Millennium Running – 108
6. Runner’s Alley Racing Team – 83
7. Granite State Racing Team – 79
8. Rochester Runners Club – 66
9. Six03 Endurance – 25
10t. White Mountain Milers – 6
10t. Monadnock Regional Milers – 6
12. Coastal Athletic Alliance – 5
13. Acidotic Racing – 4
14. Club Northeast – 2

Age Division Winners:

Male 29 & Under – Jake Wormald (GCS)
Female 29 & Under – Carly Matthews (GCS)
Male 30-39 – Brandyn Naro (GCS)
Female 30-39 – Tivan Casavant (GDTC)
Male 40-49 – James Porter (GMRC)
Female 40-49 – Yuki Chorney (GCS)
Male 50-59 – Brian Ruhm (GCS)
Female 50-59 – Karen Long (GCS)
Male 60-69 – Scott Abercrombie (GDTC)
Female 60-69 – Lynn-Marie Fawcett (GDTC)
Male 70+ – John Lewicke (GCS)
Female 70+ – Elizabeth Gonnerman (UVRC)

Age Graded Top Three:

Male:

1. Scott Abercrombie (GDTC)
2. Brian Ruhm (GCS)
3. Trevor Ward (GCS)

Female:

1. Elizabeth Gonnerman (UVRC)
2. Karen Long (GCS)
3. Lynn-Marie Fawcett (GDTC)

32 Total Granite Runners!!

Adam Gerhard GCS
Adriana Tyers GCS
Amanda Naro GCS
Amy Doyle GCS
Brandyn Naro GCS
Bridget Callen GCS
Bruce Conti GCS
Carly Matthews GCS
Danielle Ferrucci GCS
Emily Cunha GCS
John Lewicke GCS
John Singelais GCS
Laura Ray GCS
Lin Zhang GCS
Lisa Reilly GCS
Mark Crane GCS
Mark Furler GCS
Megan Hostler GCS
Phil Petschek GCS
Thomas Cantara GCS
Tom Kolb GCS
Trevor Ward GCS
Breanne Piazik GDTC
Colleen Falardeau GDTC
Mike Elliott GDTC
Kathy Denoncour GDTC
Priscilla Camarda GDTC
Tivan Casavant GDTC
Jonathan Alizio MILL
Jim Burnett UVRC
Karen Wright UVRC
Tiffany Currier UVRC

Full results spreadsheet: NHGP-2018-official-8

Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day 5k Results

The results from the Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day 5k are in! Lead by overall men’s champion Colin Smith, the Gate City Striders took home their 5th race win of the year, extending their lead to a comfortable 300 points over 2nd place Greater Derry Track Club. Courtney Hawkins won the overall women’s title in 18’38 as Millennium Running placed 5th as a team on the day. Charlie Bemis and Elizabeth Gonnerman brought home the top age-graded performances. With just one race to go, the top teams seem to be ironed out as the Striders look to secure their first Grand Prix title since 2011.

Halfway to St. Pats team scores:

  1. Gate City Striders – 205
  2. Greater Derry Track Club – 183
  3. Upper Valley Running Club – 73
  4. Greater Manchester Running Club – 60
  5. Millennium Running – 31
  6. Runner’s Alley – 18
  7. Six03 Endurance – 1
  8. Acidotic Racing – 1

Enjoy below some race results and coverage courtesy of Millennium Running:

Results
Photos
Finish Line Video

Results Spreadsheet updated at our Schedule & Results page

Bill Luti 5 Miler Results

With the conclusion of the 51st Bill Luti 5 Miler, the Gate City Striders have extended their lead in the team standings to a spectacular 283 points. Meanwhile, the Greater Derry Track Club presents a nice showing at the Luti to claim 2nd place from the Upper Valley Running Club. Neal Darmody (25’07) and Emily Durgin (26’50) claim the overall titles. Durgin’s time was one of the fastest 5 milers run on NH soil by an open female, blasting Rachel Schilkowsky’s course record by a minute and eight seconds.

Team Results (Series Totals):

1. Gate City Striders – 158 (924)
2. Greater Derry Track Club – 138 (641)
3. Upper Valley Running Club – 81 (624)
4. Greater Manchester Running Club – 54 (199)
5. Runner’s Alley – 39 (65)
6. Rochester Runners – 34 (46)
7. Millennium Running – 15 (71)
8. Granite State Racing Team – 14 (76)
9. Monadnock Regional Milers – 3 (6)
10. Acidotic Racing – 3 (3)

Race Results (Granite State Race Services)

Capital City Classic 10k Final Scores

Photo credit: Granite State Race Services

Final results are in for the 2018 Capital City Classic! The series leading Gate City Striders ran the show yet again, bringing home six division winners and nearly doubling the score of their nearest competitor in the team category. Neal Darmody (32’50) and Erin Lane (36’45) claimed the overall individual titles. Team scores summarized below:

  1. Gate City Striders – 176 (766 total series points)
  2. Upper Valley Running Club – 90 (543)
  3. Greater Derry Track Club – 89 (503)
  4. Greater Manchester Running Club – 51 (145)
  5. Granite State Racing Team – 34 (62)
  6. Runner’s Alley – 26 (26)
  7. Millennium Running – 13 (56)
  8. Rochester Runners – 11 (12)
  9. Six03 Endurance – 8 (11)
  10. White Mountain Milers – 6 (6)
  11. Coastal Athletic Alliance – 5 (5)

Full results with photos (courtesy Granite State Race Services)

Gate City Reclaims Series Lead in Nashua

Photo credit: Jim Rhoades

The Gate City Striders utilized their home road advantage well this past Sunday as they raced their way back to a series lead. Lead by WPI alum Austin Scott, the striders amassed a spectacular 225 team points on the day, outdistancing their nearest competitors by 88 points. Women’s winner Bess Ritter and her Upper Valley Running Club teammates claimed that runner up spot with a 138 point total while defending champion Greater Derry Track Club finished 3rd with 122. Age graded top honors went to Rich Smith (UVRC) and Lynn Fawcett (GDTC).

Team stangings after two races:

Gate City Striders – 388
Upper Valley Running Club – 365
Greater Derry Track Club – 257
Greater Manchester Running Club – 37
Granite State Racing Team – 22
Millennium Running – 18
Monadnock Regional Milers – 3
SIX03 Endurance – 3
Club Northeast – 2
Rochester Runners – 1

Enjoy full results and photos by clicking on the links below:

Results courtesy of Granite State Race Services
Photos (Granite State Race Services)
More Photos (Jim Rhoades)

NH Grand Prix action resumes at the Windham Rail Trail Alliance 5k on Sunday, June 10th. See you all there!

Greater Derry Holds On for 5th NHGP Title

Series champs GDTC at the Granite 10 Miler. Photo credit: Amy Crowley

With the conclusion of the Granite 10 Miler, the Greater Derry Track Club has officially captured the 2017 Grand Prix Team Title. The Gate City Striders were the top club the 10 Miler, but GDTC was able to hold onto their lead and win the series. What a great battle between those top two teams all year long!

Final Standings:

1. Greater Derry Track Club – 1313
2. Gate City Striders – 1285
3. Upper Valley Running Club – 941
4. SIX03 Endurance – 207
5. Millennium Running – 107
6. Rochester Runners NH – 103
7. Granite State Racing Team – 102
8. White Mountain Milers – 65
9. Athletic Alliance Running Club – 35
10. acidotic RACING – 23
11. Coastal Athletic Alliance – 22
12. Monadnock Regional Milers – 13

Congrats to everyone on a fantastic year of racing. We hope you enjoyed this year’s slate. Stay tuned for more details regarding individual/age group awards and Granite Runner prizes.

Granite 10 Miler results courtesy Granite State Race Services

Photos courtesy Granite 10 Mile Race Crew

Mike Giberti’s on-course race video below: