I’m sorry to report that the 2020 NHGP is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact your club representative if you have any questions. Here’s looking forward to a successful 2021 NHGP!
The 2020 NHGP is on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re waiting for news on what fall road races are going to do before making any decisions on what to do for 2020. Contact your club NHGP rep if you have any questions.
Some changes to the NHGP this year, stay tuned for more details. In the meantime, here is the (now shorter) race schedule for 2020.
- Shamrock Shuffle 5K, Lebanon (March 14)
- Soup Kitchen 5K, Nashua (April 5)
- Capital City 10K, Concord (June 27)
- Sandown 5 Miler, Sandown (August 8)
- New England 1/2 Marathon, Hopkinton to Concord (October 11)
(Update 1/14/2020 – Fix a couple of race dates)
(Update 2/14/2020 – NE Half starts in Hopkinton now)
With the finish of the 2019 CHaD Hero Half Marathon came the conclusion of the 2019 NHGP Series.
Taking the team victory at race number 8 and defending their home turf was UVRC with 171 points, easily outpacing second and third place GCS and GDTC with 72 and 53 points respectively.
The overall series though went to Gate City for the second consecutive year as they amassed a total of 1,149 points on the year. Rounding out the top three were UVRC and GDTC with 973 and 903 points respectively.
Age graded and age group winners are posted on the 2019 results page.
The first day of fall kicked off last Sunday with race # 7 of the 2019 NHGP – The Granite State 10 Smiler in Concord, NH. Despite the early fog and unseasonable heat late the race saw 92 NHGP runners complete the 10 mile race.
Individually, for the women it was Katherine Cavallaro (GCS) taking the individual NHGP title (4th female overall). On the men’s side Brandyn Naro (GCS) took top NHGP honors (3rd male overall).
As for the teams? The Gate City Striders made it 5 straight wins, narrowly besting Greater Derry Track Club 119 to 116. Upper Valley Running Club took third on the day (69 points) with the host Granite State Racing Team a close fourth (53 points).
Full results are on the 2019 series page.
Last Saturday night may have been one of the biggest in NHGP history as 247 club members crossed the finish line for race number 6 of the series.
The post race beer and music was sweetest for the Gate City Striders who led the field with 191 points and extending their overall series lead with a total of 958 points. Gate City was not he only club celebrating though as Greater Derry Track Club (152 points), Millennium Running (119 points), and Upper Valley Running Club (80 points) all had strong nights as well. The big score for GDTC was enough to pull them into a tie for second place in the series overall with UVRC as both clubs have 734 points.
Individually the top NHGP Male was Andrew Erickson (UVRC) completing the course in a winning time of 16:27 while the top NHGP Female (and winner) was Katherine Estep (GCS) crossing the line at 19:00.
Full results can be found at the following link and updated standings on the 2019 page. Full Results
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
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!
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:
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!