2014 New Hampshire Grand Prix Schedule

Yesterday evening, representatives from the five main competing clubs in the series met to determine the 2014 NHGP Schedule. Here it is:

See you at these events!

Greater Derry Track Club Captures Second Straight Grand Prix Title

After the conclusion of the final NHGP event, the Greater Derry Track Club came out on top for the second year in a row with a score of 1107 points, 96 points over runner up Gate City’s 1011 points. The Upper Valley Running Club notched the third spot with a score of 450 over Granite State Racing Team’s 436 points. Below are the scores of the Granite 10 Miler and the final series standings:

Granite 10 Miler Scores:

  1. Greater Derry Track Club – 138
  2. Gate City Striders – 130
  3. Granite State Racing Team – 84
  4. Upper Valley Running Club – 49
  5. Rochester Runners – 20
  6. Athletic Alliance – 11

Final Series Team Standings:

  1. Greater Derry Track Club – 1107
  2. Gate City Striders – 1011
  3. Upper Valley Running Club – 450
  4. Granite State Racing Team – 436
  5. Rochester Runners – 128
  6. Athletic Alliance – 77
  7. Coastal Athletic Alliance – 1

 

Results after Race 6

Final scores after the St. Charles race:

Greater Derry Track Club – 205
Gate City Striders – 166
Upper Valley Running Club – 60
Granite State Racing Team – 50
Rochester Runners – 28

Official Team Scores (after six races):

  1. Greater Derry Track Club – 969
  2. Gate City Striders – 881
  3. Upper Valley Running Club – 401
  4. Granite State Racing Team – 352
  5. Rochester Runners Club – 108

GDTC is pulling away with an 88 point lead going into the last race. UVRC seems to have locked in 3rd place, but the last race is being held in GSRTs backyard.

Results page here.

Greater Derry Track Club Regains the Series Lead

After the conclusion of the Sandown Old Home Days 5 Miler, the Greater Derry Track Club managed to take over the 2013 NHGP Series Lead. It’s still a close fight with Gate City with two races to go. Here are the scores:

NHGP Race #5 Final Scores:

  1. Greater Derry Track Club – 173
  2. Gate City Striders – 121
  3. Granite State Racing Team – 61
  4. Athletic Alliance Running Club – 15
  5. Upper Valley Running Club – 14
  6. Rochester Runners – 8

2013 Series Totals:

  1. Greater Derry Track Club – 764
  2. Gate City Striders – 715
  3. Upper Valley Running Club – 341
  4. Granite State Racing Team – 302
  5. Rochester Runners – 80
  6. Athletic Alliance Running Club – 66
  7. Coastal Athletic Alliance – 1

Patrick Connelly and Lynn Fawcett of GDTC still lead the age-graded standings.

Potential Granite Runner Status

Every year, the New Hampshire Grand Prix recognizes all of the runners who participated in every race in the series that season with what is called “Granite Runner” status. A commemorative t-shirt is usually awarded to those individuals at the end of the year or early the following year. This year however, the prize is rumored to be a hooded sweatshirt. The following people have completed every race in the 2013 Grand Prix thus far and are eligible to become Granite Runners if they participate in the remaining three events:

From the Gate City Striders:

  • Bob Thompson
  • Brandyn Naro
  • Bruce Conti
  • Emily Soucy
  • Jim Long
  • Justin Soucy
  • Lisa Klasman
  • Shannen Arsenault
  • Stephen Rouleau
  • Suzanne Barker
  • Tom Kolb

From the Greater Derry Track Club:

  • Bob Dolan
  • Bonney Cashin
  • Brenda Coyle
  • Brian Coyle
  • Carolyn Morgenstern
  • Caryn Pepin
  • Jim Peters
  • John McGarry
  • Patrick Connelly
  • Regan Coyle
  • Robert Parent
  • Scott Abercrombie
  • Sean Coyle

From the Upper Valley Running Club:

  • Cindy Edson
  • Geoff Dunbar

From the Granite State Racing Team:

  • Clifford Smith
  • Hazel Johnstone
  • Kathy Baril

If you have any questions or corrections to this list, please email the scorekeeper at gibertim@comcast.net

The NH Grand Prix Remains Close After Four Races

With the conclusion of Nate’s Race this past Sunday, the Greater Derry Track Club has cut the Gate City Striders’ lead to just three points. This series is shaping up to be another exciting battle between the two teams.

Official Nate’s Race Team Scores:

  1. Greater Derry Track Club – 167
  2. Gate City Striders – 153
  3. Granite State Racing Team – 25
  4. Upper Valley Running Club – 19

Series Totals After Four Races:

  1. Gate City Striders – 594
  2. Greater Derry Track Club – 591
  3. Upper Valley Running Club – 327
  4. Granite State Racing Team – 241
  5. Rochester Runners Club – 72
  6. Athletic Alliance Running Club – 51
  7. Coastal Athletic Alliance – 1

Patrick Connelly and Lynn Fawcett still lead the Age-Graded standings.

Another Race, Another Shift in the Series Lead

After the conclusion of the Bedford 12k, the Gate City Striders have officially taken over the NHGP series lead. Here are the scores:

Series Standings:

  1. Gate City Striders – 441
  2. Greater Derry Track Club – 424
  3. Upper Valley Running Club – 308
  4. Granite State Racing Team – 216
  5. Rochester Runners – 72
  6. Athletic Alliance Running Club – 51
  7. Coastal Athletic Alliance – 1

Bedford 12k Overall Results and Official Scores:

  • Gate City Striders – 178
  • Greater Derry Track Club – 138
  • Granite State Racing Team – 57
  • Upper Valley Running Club – 55
  • Athletic Alliance Running Club – 28
  • Rochester Runners – 15

Greater Derry Officially Claims Lead After Two Races

After two races, GDTC has taken over the series lead after the scores for the Red’s Shoe Barn 5 Miler. 33 points separate the top three teams with GCS and UVRC not far behind.

Series Standings:

  1. Greater Derry Track Club – 286
  2. Gate City Striders – 263
  3. Upper Valley Running Club – 253
  4. Granite State Racing Team – 159
  5. Rochester Runners – 57
  6. Athletic Alliance Running Club – 22
  7. Coastal Athletic Alliance – 1

Red’s 5 Mile Overall Results and Official Scores:

  • Gate City Striders – 189
  • Greater Derry Track Club – 150
  • Granite State Racing Team – 86
  • Upper Valley Running Club – 63
  • Rochester Runners – 57
  • Athletic Alliance Running Club – 14
  • Coastal Athletic Alliance – 1

Updated 2013 Schedule

Due to the cancellation of the Pack Monadnock Race, the 2013 has been changed:

Official Scoring after Shamrock Shuffle

Scoring after the first race of 2013 is up. Official Team Scores (after one race):

  1. Upper Valley Running Club – 190
  2. Greater Derry Track Club – 136
  3. Gate City Striders – 74
  4. Granite State Racing Team – 73
  5. Athletic Alliance Running Club – 9
  6. Rochester Runners – 0

Patrick Connelly (GDTC) and Nicole Santos (UVRC) lead the age-graded standings.

See the Results page (https://www.nhgp.org/?page_id=113) for full information.