UVRC Claims First NHGP Crown in Club History

After the conclusion of the White Mountain Milers’ Half Marathon, the Upper Valley Running Club has garnered the 2015 New Hampshire Grand Prix Team Title, their first in program history. Leading gun to wire, the Wooly Syrup Chuggers have managed to rally armies of talent to almost every race and were strong enough to upset 3x defending champion Greater Derry Track Club.

The results for the final race of the series (WMM Half):

  1. UVRC – 169 points
  2. GDTC – 103 points
  3. GCS – 72 points (tie)
  4. WMM – 72 points (tie)
  5. GSRT – 37 points
  6. SIX03 – 36 points
  7. CAA – 4 points

And the final series standings:

  1. UVRC – 1279 points
  2. GDTC – 1136 points
  3. GCS – 883 points
  4. GSRT – 409 points
  5. SIX03 – 159 points
  6. MILL – 104 points
  7. WMM – 82 points
  8. AARC – 62 points
  9. RR – 9 points
  10. ACID – 7 points
  11. CAA – 4 points

Rob Edson (UVRC) and Julia Martinage (GDTC) are the individual age-graded champions for the series.

For full series results, including the winners of each age group, and the full scoring spreadsheet, see: 2015 Results Page

Race results: CoolRunning

Congratulations to the clubs, and all the runners involved, on another great series, and let’s look forward to some good racing next year!

UVRC Grabs Insurance Points Going Into Final Race

The Convenient MD 10k served as a great event for the 7th NHGP race of the year. Cool weather and a flat course brought forth some fast race times for runners across the state. As for the team competition, 35 members of the Upper Valley Running Club took the trip down to Windham and gathered 185 points to take home a very important victory over host club Greater Derry Track Club, who was 2nd with 167. The Gate City Striders would place a distance third with 75 points. Other NH teams represented include the Granite State Racing Team, Millennium Running, Six03 Endurance, Athletic Alliance Running Club, and the White Mountain Milers.

Team scores for the Convenient MD 10k:

  1. UVRC – 185
  2. GDTC – 167
  3. GCS – 75
  4. GSRT – 20
  5. MILL – 10
  6. SIX03 – 5
  7. AARC – 4
  8. WMM – 1

The overall individual winners on the day were recent Tufts grad Joe St. Pierre and new UVRC member Phoebe Novello. Both broke the previous course records as well as male runner up Sam Fazioli of Whirlaway. The NHGP age-graded titles were won by UVRCs Rob Edson and GDTCs Cathy Merra.

Check out the full results courtesy of Millennium Running.

Check out some photos of the race courtesy of Gate City Strider Richie Blake.

Check out some media coverage of the race and race video courtesy of LevelRenner.com.

For a full results breakdown, visit our Schedule and Results page.