Poquoson Bull Run 5k, May 11

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All Runners List

Age Group Winners list

Above are the award winners for the 4th Annual Poquoson Bull Island 4 Miler held at the Port Messick Marina in Poquoson, VA. The race was held on Saturday morning, May 11, 2013. The run was conducted and results were generated by the Peninsula Track Club. Conditions at race time were cloudy and breezy with temperatures in the 70s.

The run, starting and ending at the Port Messick Marina was an out and back on Messick Road, the road that leads to Port Messick and the Poquoson Yacht Club on the Chesapeake Bay. The course is just short of 4
Miles long (actual distance run was 3.85 miles). 138 runners entered the 4 Miler with 129 completing the course.

Riverside Rehab 5K by the Bay, May 4

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All runners

Age Group Winners list

Above are the award winners for the 23rd Annual Riverside Rehab Institute 5K By the Bay held at the Riverside Rehabilitation Institute in Newport News on Saturday morning, May 4, 2013, at 9AM. The race was organized by the Riverside Rehabilitation Institute with proceeds benefitting the Riverside Rehabilitation Institute Giving Fund. Results and finish line were provided by the Peninsula Track Club.

A total of 589 runners and walkers were registered in two races: approximately 50 entrants participated in the 1 Mile Fun Run/Roll/Walk, and the remainder in the 5K event. 473 finished the 5k Run/Walk. Awards were given to the top 3 male and female runners, the top 3 male and female runners in age group categories, the top 3 male and female walkers, the top 3 male and female Riverside Rehab Institute runners, and the top 3 male and female Riverside Rehab Institute walkers. The weather at race time was cloudy and in the upper 50’s.

Tabb 5K, April 27

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Tabb5K All Runners List


Tabb5K Age Group Winners

Below are the award winners for the 5th Annual Tabb High School May Day 5K held on the roads adjacent to Tabb High School in York County. The race was held on Saturday morning, April 27, 2013. Proceeds support the Tabb High School Track Team.

Conditions at race time were perfect for running, clear and sunny with temperatures in the upper 50s and a slight breeze. The course was accurately measured, but is not USATF certified.

298 runners entered the 5K (down from the record 309 in 2012) with 266 runners completing the course (down from 290 in 2012).

The race officiating and results were done by the Peninsula Track Club.

A fast field led the 5K runners. Winning the May Day 5K was Tabb High School Alumnus and Virginia Tech runner Will Mulherin, 23 of Yorktown, VA in a time of 15:42. Will Mulherin is a 3-time ACC Champion in the 5000m and 2-time NCAA All-American in cross country who has completed his NCAA eligibility. While slower than his top times (Will Mulherin has a 5K PR of 13:41), the time was good for a course record. Following Mulherin was Victor Fleming, 34 of Smithfield, VA with a time of 16:36. Third was
Baron Kieffer, 16 of Yorktown, VA in a time of 16:51. The fourth place male was Todd Kessler, 30 of Newport News, VA with a time of 17:18, good for 1st male, 30-34.

The women were lead by Virginia Peninsula Road Running Hall of Fame member Jennifer Quarles, 41 of Williamsburg in a time of 19:33 followed by Mercedes Castillo-D’Amico, 55 of Newport News, VA in 20:06. Laura Craig, 22 of Yorktown, VA rounded out the top three women with a time of 23:06.

JLHR Race for a Better Place 5K & 8K

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JLHR8k Age Group winners

JLHR8k all runners list

JLHR5k all runners list

JLHR5k Age Group winners

Above are the award winners for the 4th Annual JLHR Race for a Better Place 5K & 8K. Awards went to the top 3 male and female runners overall and the top 3 in each age group. The races, sponsored by the Junior League of Hampton Roads, were held on Saturday morning, April 20, 2013 and was organized to raise awareness of female reproductive cancer and provide support services for women in Hampton Roads. The race itself was conducted and race results generated by the Peninsula Track Club.

Held on the roads around the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, the 5K is accurately measured but is not USATF certified. The 8K was in fact short, about 4.4 miles due to a last minute course change. Conditions at race time were perfect for running, cool and cloudy with a slight breeze and temperatures in the low 60s.

A total of 156 runners entered the races (106 in the 5K, 50 in the 8K) with 121 completing the event (90 in the 5K and 31 in the 8K).

Gates 5K, April 13

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Gates 5K age group winners

Gates 5K all runners list

Above are the award winners for the 5th Annual T. S. Gates Memorial 5K. Awards went to the top 3 male and female runners overall and the top 3 in each age group. The race was held on Saturday morning, April 13, 2013 and was organized to raise awareness for Aplastic Anemia, Paroxsymal Nocturnal Hemoflobinuria and Myelodysplastic Syndrome. The race itself was conducted by the Peninsula Track Club.

134 runners entered the 5K race (down from 135 in 2012) with 129 completing the course (up from 119 in 2012). The race started at Poquoson High School, followed a loop course on Odd Road and finished at the Poquoson Elementary School. The course is accurately measured but is not USATF certified. Conditions at race time were cool with a breeze, sunny with temperatures around 60.

Run Against the Odds, Mar 23

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Odds5kwin.pdf

Odds5kall.pdf

Above are the award winners for the 1st Annual Race Against the Odds 5K held on the trails of Sandy Bottom Nature Park in Hampton, VA on Saturday morning, March 23, 2013 The 5K race was held in memory of Nicholas Ferris and benefited “The Cure Starts Now”, a non-profit supporting the fight against Pediatric Brain Cancer.

A total of 152 runners entered the event with 119 completing the 5K.

Chalkboard Chase 5K inaugural run, Mar 9

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Odds5kwin.pdf
Odds5kall.pdf

Above are the award winners for the 1st Annual Chalkboard Chase Run/Walk held at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, VA on Saturday morning,
March 9, 2013 The race was sponsored by Trinity Lutheran School.

Finish line and results services were provided by the Peninsula Track Club. A copy of the results, links to pictures and listings for future road races can be found on the PTC website: www.peninsulatrackclub.com.

The course as run was approximately 3.75 miles long (about 6K) starting and finishing at the same location on Musum Drive near the Mariners’
Museum. The course ran towards Lion’s Bridge, down Cedar Road and back to the Mariners’ Museum. The course is not certified. Conditions at race time were sunny and chilly with a breeze and temperatures in the 40s at race time.

A total of 93 runners entered the event with 85 finishing the run.

Ft Eustis 10K, Mar 2

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Ft Eustis 10 All Runners List
Ft Eustis 10K Age Group Winners List

Below are the award winners for the 15th Annual Fort Eustis 10K held at Fort Eustis, VA. The race was held on Saturday morning, March 2, 2013 sponsored by the Fort Eustis MWR. The race was conducted and results
were generated by the Peninsula Track Club. Conditions at race time were very cool but good for running, overcast with a breeze and temperatures in the upper 30s.

The course for the Fort Eustis 10K was USATF certified (VA02048RT) and was run as certified. The race started and finished at Anderson Fieldhouse on Fort Eustis. This is the 3rd race of the 2011 Peninsula Track Club Grand Prix series.

162 runners entered the 10K (down from 241in 2012) with 151 completing the race (down from 193 in 2012).

While the number of runners was smaller than 2012, the top finishers in 2013 were significantly faster with all top 4 Male finishers beating the 2012 winning time of 36:38; Blaine O’Reilly, 24 of Williamsburg, VA was
first with a time of 33:38 (5:25 pace) followed by Victor Flemming, 33 of Smithfield, VA (34:22; 5:32 pace), Bryce Livingston, 25 of WIlliamsburg (35:10; 5:40 pace) and Todd Kessler, 30 of Newport News (36:31; 5:53 pace).

The women were also faster than the 2012 winning time of 43:08. 1st Woman Overall was Mercedes Castillo-D’Amico, 55 of Newport News with a time of 41:53 (6:45 pace) followed by Crystal Witte, 27 of Yorktown in 42:30 (6:51 pace) and Karla Haven, 51 of Plainview, VA slightly behind the 2012 winning time finishing in 43:30 (7:00 pace).

Note: Mercedes Castillo D’Amico would have taken the state record for the distance at her current age.  Owing to the fact that Ft Eustis’s certification had laspsed, Mercedes did not achieve a record for her age group. PTC offers Apologies to Mercedes and Andy. This should have been announced at race start that the certification had lapsed.

Gloucester 8K Run and 3K Run/Walk, Feb 16

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3 K Walk all walkers list
3 K Walk Age Group winners
8K All Runners List
8K Age Group Winners list

Above are the award winners for the 2nd Annual Gloucester 8K Run and 3K Run/Walk held on the roads around Gloucester High School in Gloucester, VA. Awards in the 8K went to the top 3 men and women overall and the top 3 in each age group. Awards were also given for the top 3 men and women in the 3K. The race was held on Saturday morning, February 16, 2013. Proceeds support the Gloucester County Educational Foundation. The race itself was conducted by the Peninsula Track Club.

The race was held on a challenging day with temperatures dropping from 40 into the 30s as rain started which occasionally turned to snow during the
run. Breezy conditions increased the weather challenge.

Despite the conditions 169 runners signed up, 71 in the 3K and 98 in the 8K. A total of 144 runners completed one of the events, with 58 finishers in the 3K and 86 finishers in the 8K. The races were held simultaneously with the same start and finish – the 3K participants
completed the initial out and pack loop while the 8K runners went past Gloucester High School to do a different 5K loop that made up the 8K course. The courses are accurately measured but are not USATF
certified.