Upper Valley Kicks Off 2015 NHGP With Wooly Syrup Show

Photo credit: Dave Giberti

The Lebanon Recreation & Parks Dept Shamrock Shuffle served as the season opener for this year’s NHGP. 80 members of the Upper Valley Running Club toed the line and notched up a total of 227 team points on the day, nearly double that of the defending champion Greater Derry Track Club. This is the 2nd largest team score ever posted in Grand Prix history. Individually, Josh Fontaine and Lorna Young were the overall champions. Rob Edson and Betsy Gonnerman, both of the UVRC, took the age-graded honors. The stats are below:

Team Totals:

  1. Upper Valley Running Club – 227
  2. Greater Derry Track Club – 118
  3. Granite State Racing Team – 53
  4. Six03 Endurance – 51
  5. Gate City Striders – 50
  6. Athletic Alliance – 9

Full results courtesy of RaceWire

Also, a warm-hearted welcome to Six03 Endurance, Millennium Running, and Acidotic Racing, who will be additional team competitors in this year’s slate.

The next event in line is the Nashua Soup Kitchen 5k on April 12th. Race goes off at 1PM.