GREATER  PHILADELPHIA  TRACK  CLUB
Competing on the Track, Road and Trails Since 2003
Club Member of the USATF Mid Atlantic Association
2019 Mid-Atlantic Off-Road Series  
Jan 20: Chilly Cheeks 11K - Reading
Mar 10: Sanctuary Gallop 10K -
Coatesville
Apr 6:  Tyler Arboretum 10K - Tyler
Arboretum, Media
May 19:  Coventry Woods 10K -
Pottstown
June 1:  Wissahickon Trail Classic
10K - Chestnut Hill
July 7:  Chobot Challenge 15K -
Birdsboro
Oct 20:  Evansburg Challenge 10 Mi -
Collegeville
Nov 30:  Delaware Open XC
Championships - Wilmington

2018 Series Champions!

Off Road Team Captain: Paul Hines
Click series title above for details on series
rules and race details.
2019 Mid-Atlantic Road Grand Prix
Feb 23: Fireside Frostbite 5 Miler,
Ambler
Mar 16: Haddonfield Adrenaline 5K
Apr 28: Valley Forge Revolutionary 5
Mile Run
May 5: Blue Cross Broad Street Run
Jun 1: Scott Coffee Run 8K,
Moorestown
Sep 8: Main Line Run 5K, Wayne
Oct 13: Delaware Distance Classic
15K
Nov 3: Cooper Norcross Run the
Bridge Event 10K, Camden
Nov 17: Philadelphia 1/2 Marathon,  
Rothman 8K
Nov 24: Philadelphia Marathon

2018 Series Champions!
2017 Series Champions!

Road Team Captains: Sheila Regan
& Linda Boyer
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information and details on each race.
 
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2019 Club Officers:
President: Craig Strimel
1st V. President: Tom Jennings
Treasurer: Chuck Shields
Secretary: Diane McManus
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Rest in Peace
Kyle R. Mecklenborg
Our teammate,
club officer,
event organizer,
tireless worker
and fan of Track & Field


















Kyle R. Mecklenborg, 68, of Lansdale, PA
died Sunday, August 25, 2019.

Born August 8, 1951 in Philadelphia, he was
the son of the late Robert and Helen
(Gallagher) Mecklenborg.

Kyle was employed with
Giant Food Stores for many years.  

Kyle was an avid and accomplished long
distance runner and marathoner in his early
adulthood. Even after health issues limited
his participation, he was a tireless organizer,
promoter and visionary of all aspects of
running, throwing and jumping.  He was a
past vice-president of the Greater
Philadelphia Track Club and a past president
of the Philadelphia Masters Track and Field
Association.

He was the founder and race director of
GPTC's signature event the
Runners' Pentathlon
for several years.
(Click link above for 2013 photo gallery)

He was an official at the Penn Relays, and for
the past eight years the Co-Director of the
Germantown Academy All-Comers Summer
Meets. Kyle served on various committees of
the USATF Mid-Atlantic Association and in
2017 he was honored as Volunteer of the
Year.
On the day of his death, he was doing what he
loved, laying out a course for a future cross
country race.
Note: Greater Philadelphia Track Club
promotes competition for post-high school
and older athletes only.  
WE ARE NOT A YOUTH CLUB
Fall 2019 X-C Race Schedule
(revised 8-24-19)