GREATER PHILADELPHIA TRACK CLUB
THE LATEST CLUB NEWS FROM THE TRACK, ROADS AND TRAILS

6-28-18: West Chester XC Series – Oakbourne Park: Scott Armstrong 19:51

6-26-18: Germantown Academy All Comers Track Meet #2, Fort Washington:
Bruce Rash – 100, 12.40, 400, 59.23
Ross O’Neill – 100, 12.68 – 200, 27.00
Andrew Albright – 100, 13.86
Jose Medina – 1500, 5:09.20
Bob Reynolds – 1500, 5:11.37 – 800, 2:34.02
Donovan Rebbecchi – 1500, 5:12.07
Paul Montini – 1500, 5:17.75
Andrew Albright – 1500, 5:28.11
Glenn Westerlund – 1500, 6:04.86
Sandra Folzer – 1500, 7:46.72 – 800, 3:58.51
Ricky Goettel – 400, 51.11 – 200, 22.80
Matt Zacharkow – 400, 56.22 – 800, 24.92
Jim Scesney – 400, 1:06.03 – Disc, 89’1”
John Patterson – 400, 1:07.03
Chuck Shields – 400, 1:09.57
Anthony Pugliese – 400, 1:13.41 – Jav, 77’1” – Disc, 104’7” – LJ, 12’8”
Denny Mellish – 5000, 22:56.98

6-24-18: Run for the Ages AG 10K Trail – Reading: Julie Deery 51:58

6-23-18: Skippack Lions Diabetes 5k – Skippack:  John Fornace 24:15

6-21-18: Third Thirsty Thursday 5K – Reading: Jim Rinker 20:34

6-20-18: Tex Mex 5K – North Wales: Gene Tung 18:51

6-19-18: Germantown Academy All Comers Meet #1,  Fort Washington:
Delvin Dinkins – 100, 12.98
Wayne Foulke – 200, 25.82
Chuck Kruelle – 200, 27.62 – 400, 1:00.95
Anthony Pugliese – 200, 32.01 – 400, 1:10.92 –
Discus 109’7”
Jim Scesney – 400, 1:08.22 –
Discus 96’6”
Chuck Shields – 400, 1:09.52
Kevin Tofel – 400, 1:13.33
Chris Carroll – 400, 1:14.42 – 800, 2:53.64
Andrew Albright – 800, 2:32.96
Bob Reynolds – Mile 5:30.36

Jose Medina – Mile 5:34.67

Fred Dedrick – Mile 7:11.74
Paul Montini – 300
0M, 11:39.04

6/19 Tuesday in the Park 5K Series – Pottstown: Mike Dechnik 19:36, Scott Armstrong 19:44

6-17-18:  Phila Fathers Day Run 5K: Laura Steel 19:49 (Winner)
6-16-18  5K for Aidan Run – Downingtown: Mike Padilla 16:13 (Winner)...USATF- NJ T&F Championship – Hightstown, NJ, Ross O’Neill –
100 – 13.10

6-15/16-18: Mid Atlantic USATF T&F Championships – Widener University, Chester
GPTC Masters Men place 2nd – Gene Dykes and Dave Mayer set new club records
Top scorers with 15 points each were Gene Dykes and Dave Mayer.
Dave Mayer – SP – 28’01”, Jav - 106’02” , #5 Lb WT – 31’07.25”
(new club Masters record)
Gene Dykes – TJ - 26’4.50”, 800 – 2:47.07, 2000 steeple – 8:41.04 (new club Masters record)
Nolan Green – 400, 51.92 – 200, 23.25
Donovan Rebecchi – 5000 – 19:52.17, 1500 – 5:32.83
John Patterson – PV – 8’5.25”, 400 – 1:07.72
Erin MacMinn – HJ – 4’2.75”
Brett MacMinn – SP – 20’9.75”
Anthony Pugliese – Jav – 92’01”
Bob Reynolds – 1500 – 5:06.75
Bruce Rash – 400 – 58.25
Chuck Shields – 400 – 1:09.05
Delvin Dinkins – 400 – 55.54, 100 – 12.59
John Curtis – 400 – 55.70
Chuck Kruelle – 400 – 1:01.43
Wayne Foulke – 100 – 12.35
Dan Esposito – 100 – 12.13

6-15-18: Saucony Mile – Pottstown Airport:  Mike Padilla 4:31, Mike Dechnik 5:09, Scott Armstrong 5:14, Terry Permar 5:51
6-14-18: Midsummer Nights 5K Series – Ardmore: Dan Mazo 18:36

6-9-18: Potomac Valley Series - Alexandria, VA: John Curtis - 200 - 24.64, 400 - 55.07...  Half Sauer Half Kraut Trail Marathon -
Pennypack Park, Phila:
Gene Dykes 3:58:05 - 1st M70

6-3-18: USATF Masters Half Marathon Championship – Ann Arbor, MI: Gene Dykes – 1:26:34 – M70 National Champion

6-8-18: Dub C 4 Miler (5K), West Chester: Mike Padilla – 16:06 (Winner)

6-5-18: Jenkintown Sunset 5K: Paul Montini 20:30, Sheila Regan 22:15, Louise Clooney 22:25, Jen Snyder 23:39, Diann Doelp 24:33

6-3-18: USATF Masters Half marathon Championship – Ann Arbor, MI: Gene Dykes wins M70 National title – 1:26:34

6-2-18: Wissahickon 10K Trail Classic – Forbidden Drive, Phila:
GPTC places 2nd but holds lead in Overall Off Road Series
Overall scores – GPTC 1322.23, Rosemont 1304.85, Pike Creek 1293.44, Pineland 1058.18
Wissahickon scores – Rosemont 323.11, GPTC 302.61, Pike Creek 296.48, Pineland 254.50, Phila Masters 212.27
Rachel Wise, Sheila Regan, Gene Dykes and Nick Simonetti lead their respective age groups in the Series
Julie Deery 53:45, 65.30%, 1st W50
Nick Simonetti 53:17, 61.56%, 1st M60
Susan Delfidio 51:46, 60.33%, 3rd Overall
Sheila Regan 56:37, 58.46%, 2nd W40
Chris Moore 50:37, 56.96%
Rachel Wise 55:42, 54.52%, 2nd W30
Mike Kaucher 57:59, 48.17%
Nick Verna 1:03:36, 44.97%
Tom Wise 1:18:11, 44.83%

6-2-18: Moorestown Rotary 8K, Moorestown:
GPTC places 2nd but holds lead in Grand Prix Series
Overall scores – GPTC 2091.176, Phila Runner 2074.445, Pike Creek 2027.604, Athena 1882.062, Pineland 1687.935, South Jersey
1633.439, Phila Masters 1532.268, 15 other clubs
Moorestown scores – Pike Creek 409.422, GPTC 394.206, Phila Runner 391.481, Athena 391.264, South Jersey 382.672, Pineland
327.977, 4 others
Sandra Folzer 48:02, 84.733%
Linda Boyer 38:04, 80.385%
Tom Jennings 38:38, 78.257%
Amy Snyder 38:41, 78.070%
Mike Dechnik 32:37, 72.764%
Louise Clooney 36:04, 72.551%
Rod Sandmeyer 36:33, 71.956%
Jen Snyder 36:04, 68.993%
Diann Doelp 41:55, 66.879%
Steve Sawyer 41:48, 66.467%

6-2-18: Southeast Masters Region – Birmingham, AL: Bill Yelverton – 400, 56.65 - 200, 25.30, Mark Carver – 1500, 4:52.45...  Chalfont
Challenge 5K:
John Patterson 24:32

6-1-8: John Hay Distance Festival – West Chester: Mike Padilla – Mile 4:42.04, Delvin Dinkins – 400, 57.40 – 200, 26:13, Chuck Kruelle –
400, 1:00.55 – 200, 27.13...  
Glow in the Park 5K – Quakertown: Mike Dechnik – 18:29 (Winner)

5-31-18: Healthy Living Meet – Haddon Twp, NJ: Bruce Rash – 400, 1:00.10, Bob Reynolds – Mile, 5:36.60, Anthony Pugliese – Mile, 6:
19.70

5-29-18: North Penn 5K, Lansdale: Gene Tung 20:36, Rachel Wise 23:27

5-27-18: Atlanta Georgia Relays: John Curtis – 400, 54.38, Bill Yelverton – 400, 57.30

5-20-18: Coventry Woods 10K, Pottstown:
GPTC places 3rd at Coventry Woods but maintains overall MA USATF Off Road Series lead
Overall: GPTC 1019.62, Pike Creek 996.96, Rosemont 981.74, Pineland 803.68
Coventry scores: Pike Creek 335.35, Rosemont 334.48, GPTC 330.75, Pineland 247.10
In individual standings, Rachel Wise, Sheila Regan, Julie Deery, Tim Harte, Gene Dykes all lead their respective age divisions
Gene Dykes 48:44, 74.18%
Stanley Hatch  46:57, 67.38%  new member, first race
Keith Davies 49:10, 66.10%
Chris Moore 46:44, 61.70%
Sheila Regan 53:55, 61.39%
Ken Hite 44:52, 59.66%
Linda Boyer 1:05:27, 59.41%
Rachel Wise 51:08, 59.39%
Mary Pat McFarland 1:07:50, 53.05%
Nick Verna 57:21, 49.87%

5-19-18: PJ Whelihan's 10K – Oaks: Scott Armstrong 41:34 (Winner)...  Brad Schoener Memorial 5K – Drexel Hill: Anthony Wojciechowski
18:39, Paul Patterson 18:57

5-14-18: Swarthmore Swat Last Chance Meet: Nolan Green – 400-52.16, LJ 20’2.5”, Demurri Gaines-Ratliff – 400,1:00.67

5-13-18: Dawn to Dusk Track Ultra  - Sharon Hill: Gene Dykes – 69.0963 miles in 24 hours...  Run for the Cure 5K – Philadelphia: Laura
Steel 18:41.5
(winner)

5-12-18: Trail Creek Outfitters Trail 10K – Kennett Square:  Tim Harte 44:27  (Winner)

5-6-18: Broad Street Run 10M – Philadelphia:
GPTC squeeks out a tight win over Philly Runner and Athena
BSR scores: GPTC 436.314, Phila Runner 435.817, Athena 434.921, Pike Creek 415.828, Ambler 379.250, South Jersey 374.967,
Downingtown 367.277, Phila Masters 358.102, Pineland 351.594, Bucks County 311.077, Moorestown 308.783
Overall scores: GPTC 1696.966, Phila Runner 1682.964, Pike Creek 1618.182, Athena 1490.798, Pineland 1359.639, Phila Masters
1329.962, South Jersey 1250.767
Gene Dykes 1:03:01, 94.340%
Sandra Folzer 1:35:12, 88.813%
Tim Harte 57:43, 85.331%
Linda Boyer 1:15:29, 84.434%
Dan Mazo 1:01:08, 83.397%
Julie Deery 1:09:17, 82.993%
Bob Reynolds 1:05:49, 82.603%
Dennis O’Connor 53:55, 81.607%
Dante Zappala 56:30, 81.563%
Tom Jennings 1:17:04, 81.250%
Jim Assal 1:21:28, 78.110%
Maddy Davis-Hayes 1:03:26, 77.877%
Lee Woolley 1:06:22, 77.524%
Scott Armstrong 1:06:24, 77.485%
Paul Montini 1:04:36, 76.238%
Rod Sandmeyer 1:12:57, 74.526%
Sheila Regan 1:15:46,  71.535%
Anthony Wojciechowski  1:04:30,  70.879%
Nick Simonetti  1:16:02, 70.846%
Rachel Wise  1:12:27, 68.277%
Paul Patterson  1:09:03,  67.825%
Steve Sawyer 1:25:10,  67.710%
Andrew Van Kleunen  1:15:44, 66.747%
Russ Carstens 1:19:38,  64.023%
Rebecca Montini 1:26:38,  63.274%
Nick Verna  1:16:27, 61.260%
Sean Stevens  1:24:47,  58.581%
Kevin Tofel  1:28:17, 54.842%
Vince Aloyo 1:50:12, 54.567%
Mike Leonard 1:21:30, 54.519%
Diane McManus 2:19:30, 50.478%
Craig Strimel 1:37:01,  49.906%
Kevin Forde 1:06:24
Laura Steel 1:03:28

5-5-18: 500 Festival Mini Marathon (Half) – Indianapolis: Kevin Forde 1:30:13...  Cinco De Mayo 5K: Chris Simpson 18:45

5-2-18: Sly Fox Wed Evening Series 5K – Pottstown: Scott Armstrong 19:18

4-29-18: Run Wild for the Zoo – Phila: Phil Reilly Sr 21:07, Rod Sandmeyer 22:21

4-21-18: ESU All American Meet – East Stroudsburg: Wayne Foulke – 100, 12.16

4-19-18: Third Thursty 5K- Reading: Jim Rinker 20:14

4-28-18: USATF Masters 10K Championship – Dedham, MA: Gene Dykes 39:04 – M70 Champion
GENE DYKES BETTERS US AGE GROUP MARK FOR ROAD 10K

4-28-18: Penn Relays – Franklin Field
M40 4x400 – 3:45.45 – John Curtis 54.34, Delvin Dinkins 54.56, Phil Reilly 57.24, Rob Schwartz 59.32

4-27-18: Penn Relays – Franklin Field
WAYNE FOULKE is 100m PENN RELAY CHAMPION !
M55 100 – Wayne Foulke 12.33  GOLD
GREATER PHILLY WINS FIRST RELAY TITLE AT PENN !!!
M50 4x400 3:52.11 – JOHN CURTIS 55.57, BRUCE RASH 58:47, RAY PARKER 58.46, CHUCK KRUELLE 59.63
M60 4x400 5:25.00 – Bob Reynolds 1:09.57, Glenn Westerlund 1:18.15, Bob Lund 1:23.23, Steve Sawyer 1:34.08
Olympic Dev 4x400  3:45.69 – Nolan Green 52.26, Dennis O’Connor 1:00.28, Demurri Gaines-Ratliffe 58.80, Chris Simpson 54.37
M40 4x100  48.46 – Rob Schwartz, Wayne Foulke, Delvin Dinkins, Chad Levitt  

4-22-18: Valley Forge Revolutionary Run 5 Miler
GPTC wins Rev Run to hold onto Grand Prix lead
Cumulative: GPTC 1260.652, Phila Runner 1247.147, Pike Creek 1202.354, Athena 1055.877, Pineland 1008.045, Phila Masters 971.860,
South Jersey 875.800
Race: GPTC 422.760, Phila Runner 415.598, Athena 391.926, Pike Creek 384.234, Phila Masters 316.746, Pineland 309.838
Sandra Folzer 46:26  86.755% 1st W75
Gene Dykes 33:29  86.013%  1st M70
Tim Harte 28:26  84.642%  1st M50
Mike Padilla 27:24  83.090%  2nd M40
Dan Mazo 30:15  82.259%  2nd M50
Julie Deery 34:37  80.597%  1st W50
Amy Snyder 38:12  79.625%  1st W55
Scott Armstrong 32:53  76.280%  3rd M55
Don Morrison  37:07  75.977%  1st M65
Sheila Regan  35:46  73.672%  
Rod Sandmeyer 37:17  70.899%  1st M60
Jen Snyder 37:33  66.711%  
Diann Doelp 43:26   65.004%  3rd W50
Diane McManus 56:53  59.625%  2nd W65
Nick Verna  38:33  59.40%

4-4-18: Sly Fox 5K, Pottstown: Scott Armstrong  19:20

4-16-18:  BAA Marathon, Boston, MA: Dante Zappala 2:55:34, John Regan 2:59:18, Mike Dechnik 3:04:01, Gene Dykes 3:16:20  1st M70

4-14-18:  Cherry Blossom 5K – Phila: Nick Verna 23:49…  Stockton Track Meet: John Curtis – 200, 24.36 – 400, 54.94, Wally Hernandez
– 200, 28.84 – 400, 1:06.55, Ross O’Neill – 200, 25.65

4-8-18:  NN Rotterdam Marathon, Rotterdam, Netherlands:
GENE DYKES CRUSHES SUB 3 and bests American M70 Age Group Record
Gene Dykes 2:57:43
Link to
podcast interview with Gene:

4-7-18:  Hot Chocolate 15K – Phila: Kevin Forde 1:00:39, Lee Woolley 1:02:50, Jackie Dunn 1:02:56

4-7-18: Tyler Arboretum 10K Trail – Media
GPTC places first at Tyler to maintain Off Road Series lead.
Overall- GPTC 688.87, Pike Creek 661.61, Rosemont 647.26, Pineland 556.58, Phila Masters 221.39
Tyler – GPTC 346.03, Pike Creek 341.40, Rosemont 324.23, Pineland 288.33, Phila Masters 221.39
Julie Deery 49:17, 71.22%, 1st W50
Dan Mazo 44:16, 70.22%, 3rd M50
Keith Davies 46:36, 69.74%
Barbara Gorka 53:19, 68.33%, 3rd W50
Christine Kelley 56:12, 66.52%
Brian Driscoll 49:00, 66.33%
Nick Simonetti 49:30, 66.26%, 2nd M60
Linda Boyer 59:03, 65.81%, 2nd W60
Sheila Regan 50:52, 65.07%, 1st W40
Mary Pat McFarland 57:38, 62.43%
Rachel Wise 49:02, 61.93%, 2nd W30
Ken Hite 44:57, 59.55%, 3rd M30
Mike Kaucher 50:24, 55.42%
Nick Verna 55:55, 51.15%
Mary Lund Fanelli 1:05:22

3-31-18:  Ramapo: Carl Stocking – 400, 1:04.77…  Widener Track Meet, Chester: Ross O’Neill – 100, 12.98

3-25-18: Love Run Half Marathon – Phila: John Regan 1:25:55, Paul Montini 1:28:45, Kevin Forde 1:29:04, Jackie Dunn 1:29:32, Sheila
Regan 1:38:20, Rod Sandmeyer 1:40:25

3-23-18: Front Runners Meet – Armory, NYC
Wally Hernandez – 200, 29.06 – 400, 1:06.69
Delvin Dinkins – 200, 24.96 – 60, 7.97 – 400, 54.73
Ross O’Neill – 200, 26.26 – 60, 8.01
John Curtis – 400, 54.38
Bruce Rash – 400, 58.90
Daryl Johnson – 400, 1:06.55

3-18-18:  Shamrock Marathon – Virginia Beach, VA: GENE DYKES competes in 3 races in 3 days !  (3000m track Friday, 8K road
Saturday): 3:25:03  1st M65

3-16,17,18-18: USATF Masters Indoor Championship – Landover, MD
Greater Philadelphia Track Club places in Top 10 with 119 points
DAY 1:  37 points
400 meters
M45 – Delvin Dinkins 55.63, Bronze – 4 pts
M50 – John Curtis 55.18, Gold – 8 pts  NATIONAL CHAMPION
M55 – Bill Yelverton 58.57, Silver – 6 pts
Ray Parker 59.44, Bronze – 4 pts
Duncan Smith 1:07.50
3000 meters
M50 – Dan Mazo 10:15.02, 4th – 3 pts
Gene Tung 10:52.18
M65 – Gene Dykes 11:21.21, Gold – 8 pts  NATIONAL CHAMPION
Fred Dedrick 14:08.65
M70 – Tom Jennings 13:07.96, Bronze – 4 pts
DAY 2:  41 points
M50 Pole Vault – John Patterson 7’6.5”
M30
Long Jump – Nolan Green 20’6.25” , Silver – 6 pts
60 meters
M45 – Ross O’Neill 8.11q, 8.10, 6th – 1 pt
M50 – Wayne Foulke 7.78q, 7.82, Bronze – 4 pts
1500 meters
M45 -  Kevin Cooke 4:34.75, Bronze – 4 pts
M50 – Andy Shearer 4:54.87
Dan Mazo 4:49.50
M60 – Bob Reynolds 5:06.21, 4th – 3 pts
M65 – Fred Dedrick 6:29.14
M70 – Tom Jennings 6:10.18, 4th – 3 pts
4x800 Relay
M40 – 9:38, Silver – 6 pts – Andy Shearer, Chuck Kruelle, Dan Mazo, Kevin Cooke
M50 – 11:35.79 – Bob Reynolds, Duncan Smith, Scott Armstrong, Fred Dedrick
4x200 Relay
M30 – 1:50.77, Silver – 6 pts – Nolan Green, Daryl Johnson, Wally Hernandez, Duncan Smith
M45 – 1:43.25, Gold – 8 pts – John Curtis, Delvin Dinkins, Wayne Foulke, Ross O’Neill – NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
DAY 3 – 41 points
W35 High Jump – Erin MacMinn 4’5.5”, Silver – 6 pts
200 meters
M30 – Nolan Green 23.97q, 23.98, 5th – 2 pts
M55 – Bill Yelverton 26.17q, 26.30, 4th – 3 pts
800 meters
M40 – Phil Reilly 2:11.92, 4th – 3 pts
M45 – Delvin Dinkins 2:11.67, 4th – 3 pts
Kevin Cooke 2:19.46
M50 – Scott Landis 2:14.58, 5th – 2 pts
Chuck Kruelle 2:20.67
M55 – Bruce Rash 2:21.68, Gold – 8 pts  NATIONAL CHAMPION
John Patterson 2:41.94
M65 – Fred Dedrick 3:16.31
4x400 Relay
M40 – 3:55.19, Silver – 6 pts – Phil Reilly, Kevin Cooke, Delvin Dinkins, Chuck Kruelle
M50 – 3:57.36, Gold – 8 pts – Bruce Rash, John Curtis, Scott Landis, Ray Parker – NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

3-17-18: USATF 8K Road Championship – Virginia Beach, VA: Gene Dykes – 30:48, 2nd M65

3-17-18: Adrenaline 5k, Haddonfield, NJ: GPTC places 2nd, hold slim overall lead in GP Series after two races
Cumulative – GPTC 837.892, Phila Runner 831.549, Pike Creek 818.120, South Jersey 773.884, Pineland 693.259, Athena 411.540 (1
race)
Adrenaline – Phila Runner 426.011, GPTC 416.197, Pike Creek 411.732, South Jersey 393.360, Pineland 359.181, Moorestown 332.846
Mike Padilla 16:11, 86.509%
Sandy Folzer 27:36, 86.051%
Linda Boyer 22:28, 82.493%
Julie Deery 20:39, 81.759%
Mike Dechnik 18:26, 79.385%
Amy Snyder 23:06, 79.293%
Don Morrison 21:27, 79.021%
Sheila Regan 20:39, 77.482%
Paul Montini 19:25, 75.966%
Jackie Dunn 19:50, 74.622%
Rod Sandmeyer 22:14, 72.414%
Rebecca Montini 24:17, 66.575%
Diann Doelp 25:44, 66.386%
Diane McManus 34:44, 58.349%

3-17-18: Blaze of Glory 5K – Plumsteadville: Johnny King-Marino  20:49

2-22-18: Miles Mania – Ocean Breeze, Staten Island, NY: Phil Reilly 2:07.50

2-18-18: Ugly Mudder 13K Trail Run , Reading: Nick Simonetti 1:18:11 – 1st M50-59, Rob Torchia 1:38:24

2-18-18: Development Meet – Widener: Nolan Green – 55, 6.94 – 200, 24.64 – 400, 57.94, LJ 18’5.75”, Ross O’Neill – 55, 7.45 – LJ, 13’
8.25”, John Curtis – 55, 7.56, Anthony Pugliese – 200, 32.80 – 12’2.25 – HJ, 4’1.25”, Andy Shearer – 800, 2:26.16 – mile, 5:24.18, Denny
Mellish – 800, 2:59.47 – mile, 6:21.61, Fred Dedrick – 800, 3:16.73 – mile, 7:05.82, Erin MacMinn – HJ, 4’3.25”, Brett MacMinn – SP, 20’0.25”

2-17-18: Frostbite 5 Mile, Ambler: Defending Champion GPTC grabs early lead in MAUSATF Grand Prix Series Opener
Greater Philadelphia 421.695
Athena TC 411.540
Pike Creek Valley 406.388
Philadelphia Runner 405.538
South Jersey AC 380.524
Philadelphia Masters 362.783
Ambler Area RC 357.096
Downingtown RC 343.284
Pineland Striders 334.078

Gene Dykes 32:44, 87.016%, Ken Barbee 28:49, 85.599%, Sandra Folzer 47:08, 85.467%, Linda Boyer 37:16, 82.692%, Dan Mazo 30:45,
80.921%, Julie Deery 34:34, 80.714%, Sheila Regan 33:38, 78.345%, Tom Jennings 39:13, 77.518%, Don Morrison 36:20, 76.881%, Sue
Delfidio 32:24, 76.852%, Scott Armstrong 32:56, 76.164%, Paul Montini 32:07, 74.935%, Louise Clooney 35:16, 74.716%, Johnny King-
Marino 35:06, 72.697%, Rod Sandmeyer 36:35, 72.255%, Vince Aloyo 40:42, 71.622%, Jen Snyder 35:47, 70.005%, Jim Assal 44:14,
68.726%, Steve Sawyer 41:00, 67.520%, Nick Verna 38:33, 59.490%, Diane McManus 58:21, 58.126%, Rebecca Montini 40:58

2-14-18: Monmouth Showcase: Phil Reilly – 800, 2:12.28

2-4-18:  Super Bowl 5K – Pottstown:
Scott Armstrong 18:39...  Phila Masters Development Meet – Albright, Reading: Bob Reynolds –
800, 2:34.68 – Mile, 5:33.24

2-3-18:  Millrose Games – Armory, NYC
Greater Philadelphia TC successfully defends M50 4x400 relay title.
Club wins 4th Millrose title, 3 times in M50, once in M40
Greater Philadelphia M50 – 3:51.21
(
John Curtis 55.75 – Bill Yelverton 57.87 – Bruce Rash 58.76 – Ray Parker 58.84)
Mass Velocity M40 – 3:53.09
TNT Intl M40 – 3:54.95
Garmin Runners M40 – 3:56.68
Greater Philadelphia M40 – 3:57.02
(Delvin Dinkins 55.58 – Chuck Kruelle 60.22 – Kevin Cooke 59.70 – Andrew Albright 61.54)
Mass Velocity M50 – 3:58.63
Central Park TC M50 – 4:07.43
Northport RC M50 – 4:27.43
Shore AC M50 – 4:34.63

2-3-18: Frank Colden Meet – Ursinus:  John Patterson – PV, 8’0.5” – 800, 2:46.75, Ross O’Neill – 60, 8.10, Dan Mazo – 5000, 17:58.67

2-3-18: DeSchriver Invitational – East Stroudsburg: Wally Hernandez – 200, 29.04…  19154 5K – Philadelphia, PA: Paul Montini 19:06

1-31-18: Monmouth Showcase: Ross O’Neill – 55, 7.51

1-28-18: Prince George meet - Landover, MD: Andy Shearer - 1600, 5:22
1-27-18: Monmouth Winter Invitational: Wally Hernandez – 200, 29.39...  KMS Invitational, Birmingham, AL:  Bill Yelverton – 400, 57.71

1-25-18: Thursday Night Races – Armory, NYC:   Delvin Dinkins – 800, 2:11.11

1-21-18: JDL meet – Winston-Salem, NC: John Curtis – 200, 24.86 – 400, 55.08...  Development Meet #2 – Widener University:   Phil
Reilly – 800, 2:12.73, Chuck Kruelle – 800, 2:26.51 – Mile , 5:47.57 – HJ, 4’3.25” – LJ, 13’0.25” – SP, 28’4.5”, Andy Shearer – 800, 2:31.26 –
Mile, 5:33.81, Denny Mellish – 800, 2:56.29 – Mile, 6:28.09 – 3000, 13:25.28...  
Chester County Winter Series 5K – Downingtown: Tim
Harte 17:21

1-20-18: USATF Mid-Atlantic Award Luncheon
GREATER PHILADELPHIA TRACK CLUB - 2017
Jack Milne Award for Outstanding Masters Club
Mid Atlantic Grand Prix Series Champions
Mid Atlantic Off Road Series – 3rd place
Mid Atlantic Cross Country Masters Men Champions
LDR Master Male Athlete of the Year – Gene Dykes
Track master Male Athlete of the Year – Bill Yelverton

Cross Country – Belmont Plateau – First 3 – Chuck Shields, Chuck Kruelle, Bob Reynolds

LDR Grand Prix Standings – 2017
1st – Sandy Folzer
3rd – Linda Boyer
7th – Kyra McGrath
1st – Gene Dykes
5th – Dan Mazo
6th – Tom Jennings – completed ALL 9 GP races

Grand Prix Age Group Awards
Mike Padilla – 2nd M40
Tim Harte – 1st M45
Mike Dechnik – 3rd M45
Dan Mazo – 1st M50
Gene Dykes – 1st M65
Tom Jennings – 1st M70
Vince Aloyo – 2nd M70
Julie Deery – 3rd W50
Linda Boyer – 1st W55
Kyra McGrath – 1st W60
Diane McManus – 1st W65
Sandy Folzer – 1st W75

Off Road Series Awards
Rachel Wise – 2nd Open Female – completed all 8 races
Sheila Regan – 1st Master Female
Barb Gorka – 1st Grandmaster Female
Jule Deery – 2nd Grandmaster
Linda Boyer – 3rd Grandmaster
Tim Harte – 1st Master Male
Nick Simonetti – 3rd Grandmaster Male
Gene Dykes – 1st Senior Male

1-20-18: Hartshorne Masters Mile – Cornell, Ithaca, NY: Mike Padilla 4:39.67, Scott Armstrong 5:19.57...  Collegeville Classic, Ursinus
College:
Ross O’Neill – 60, 8.12, Wayne Foulke – 60, 8.00, Bob Reynolds – Mile, 5:27.03, Chuck Kruelle – 400, 1:01.16, John Patterson –
800, 2:49.56
1-19-18: Susquehanna Univ: Chuck Brooking – 400, 1:13.75...  Gotham Cup, Ocean Breeze, Staten Island: Wally Hernandez – 400, 1:06.03

1-18-18: GPTC Annual Meeting
Elections:
Bill Kampf – President
Craig Strimel – 1st Vice President
Tom Jennings – 2nd Vice President
Chuck Shields – Treasurer
Diane McManus – Secretary
The Club thanks Kyle Mecklenborg for his term served as VP and board member.
Appointments:
Track committee – no changes
Off Road – Paul Hines will continue to Captain
Grand Prix – Sheila Regan and Linda Boyer will share Captain duties
The Club thanks Tom Jennings for his years of serving as GP Captain
Decided: The Club will continue to send runners to Broad Street Run as part of the Grand Prix but will NOT field club teams.  Members
interested in this race will need to register themselves and be aware of entry deadline.

1-14-18: Shiver by the River 5K – Reading:  Jim Rinker 21:11
1-13-18: Commodore Invitational – Vanderbilt: Bill Yelverton – 400, 57.02...  NVRC Indoor Mile – Penn State:  Keith Davies 5:42.80...  Bella
Vista 5K XC – Gilbertsville:
Scott Armstrong 32:27 (Winner)

1-11-18: NYRR Thursday – Armory, NYC: Chuck Kruelle – 1000, 3:32.04, Delvin Dinkins – 600, 1:32.29, 4x400 relay – 4:07.13 (John Curtis
54.22, Chuck Kruelle 61.57, Wally Hernandez 65.81, Delvin Dinkins 65.53)
1-10-18: Monmouth Showcase #3: Ross O’Neill – 55, 7.54    - 200, 26.78

1-8-18: Chilly Cheeks 11K Trail – Reading: Sheila Regan 1:11:31
1-7-18: Development Meet #1 – Widener:  Diane McManus – 200, 59.98  - 800, 5:01.17, Bob Reynolds – 400, 1:10.63  - Mile 5:36.02,
Chuck Kruelle – 800, 2:29.37  - Mile 6:12.14  - 3000, 13:38.09, Gene Tung – 800, 2:36.31 – Mile 5:34.41, Denny Mellish – 800, 3:00.86 –
Mile 6:38.72, Fred Dedrick – 800, 3:17.00 – Mile 6:59.57 – 3000, 14:16.24, Mike Padilla – Mile 4:52.56  - 3000, 9:42.18, Dan Mazo – Mile 5:
25.11  - 3000, 10:38.72, Erin MacMinn – HJ, 4’3.75”, John Patterson – 800, 2:52.82 – PV, 8’0”

1-3-18: Monmouth Showcase #2: Ross O’Neill – 55, 7.49, Wally Hernandez – 400, 1:06.64

1-1-18: Pottstown Hangover 5K: Scott Armstrong 19:53 (Winner)

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