Final 2019 Results are in

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.

Granite State 10 miler Results

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.

Boot Scootin’ Boogie 5K Results!

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

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!

Shamrock Shuffle 5K Results

The 2019 New Hampshire Grand Prix kicked on last Saturday in Lebanon for the Shamrock Shuffle 5K. Windy conditions certainly did not scare away the runners as nearly 1,000 participants crossed the finish line including over 150 runners representing 7 different NHGP clubs!

Upper Valley Running Club held home court and paced the field with 223 points. Second and third were the Gate City Striders and Greater Derry Track club with 142 and 121 points respectively.

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

Race Series Spreadsheet:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1h1fZ1dS2FsAmXDVlWASard4zyUF1Q_WYDjVgof9dmnQ/edit?usp=sharing

Complete Race Results:
http://www.coolrunning.com/results/19/nh/Mar16_Shamro_1_set1.shtml

Next up: Red’s Race – April 7th in Dover NH!

Epsom Old Home Days 4 Mile Recap

The NH Grand Prix continued on this past Sunday with the running of the Epsom Old Home Day 4 Miler. For the first time this season, defending team champion Greater Derry Track Club came out on top in a single race, gathering together 67 finishers to collect a total of 183 points on the day. The Gate City Striders and Upper Valley Running Club would place 2nd and 3rd in the team category with 160 and 56 respectively. Gate City still holds a respectable lead on the series standings with two races remaining.

Individually, Gate City’s Brandyn Naro and Greater Derry’s Amy Bernard captured the overall titles while Charlie Bemis (GDTC) and Elizabeth Gonnerman (UVRC) were the top age-graded performers.

Overall Results (Granite State Race Services)
Photos (Granite State Race Services)
Photos (Donald Yeaton)

Next up is the Halfway to St. Pats 5k in Manchester on Sunday September 9th.

Windham Rail Trail Alliance 5k Results

With the conclusion of the Windham Rail Trail 5k, the Gate City Striders have extended upon their series lead. Upper Valley and Greater Derry remain a distant 2nd and 3rd in the standings. The overall titles were claimed by Carl Hartford (15’46) and Mary Klene (18’44) while Brian Ruhm (GCS) and Elizabeth Gonnerman (UVRC) were the top age graded competitors on the day.

Windham Rail Trail team totals:

1. Gate City Striders – 202
2. Greater Derry Track Club – 157
3. Upper Valley Running Club – 88
4. Greater Manchester Running Club – 57
5. Millennium Running – 25
6. Granite State Racing Team – 6

Team totals after three events:

1. Gate City Striders – 590
2. Upper Valley Running Club – 453
3. Greater Derry Track Club – 414
4. Greater Manchester Running Club – 94
5. Millennium Running – 43
6. Granite State Racing Team – 28
7. Rochester Runners – 3
8. Monadnock Regional Milers – 3
9. Club Northeast – 2

Full results (courtesy Millennium Running)