Allan Dias Featured in Running Times

Great feature on Allan Dias up on Running Times.  A Unique Rhythm, Bass player Allan Dias finds the zone in running and music, written by our own David Alm.  Image by MarathonFoto.

Race Reports from the Men: Front Runners LGBT Pride Run

From Greg Cass of the Open The Open Men’s team continued its run of strong performances at the Front Runners New York LBGT Pride Run 5-Mile race.  With a course that looped through the Harlem Hills and weather looking more and more like legitimate summer, PRs were tough to come by, but CPTC still impressed throughout the results. Kerwin Vega Photo: Sue Pearsall Just like the last time out, the Open Men used a line-up with some new faces to lock down a solid 4th place finish.  Leading the way for the Orange was Kerwin Vega, who took a break…

Race Reports from the Women: Front Runners LGBT Pride Run

From Lauren Carter of the Open: Saturday was a warm sunny day as the Women’s Open Team took to the road again for the FRNY 5M.  Motivated by popsicles at the finish line, Lady Orange ran for a first place team finish leaving their top competitors in the dust. Kate Pallardy Photo: Sue Pearsall They were lead by Cat Beck’s 2nd place podium finish in a time of 28:49.  Kate Pallardy tried to stay close on her heels as she finished in 29:12, and Lauren Carter tried to hang on to the back of the front pack as long as…

Andrew Hogue Wins Wall Street Decathlon 40+

  Finishing ahead of former Olympic decathlon gold medalist Dan O’Brien, congrats Andrew!

Race Reports from the Women: New York Mini

Ivette Ramirez Photo: Nigel Francis From Lauren Carter of the Open:  Nothing was unusual about the Mini 10K this past Saturday.  It was a sweltering, sunny day for the CPTC Women’s Open team as they sped through the first mile cheered on by their teammates. Cat Beck lead the way with a top 30 finish in a time of 36:10.  Cat Beck Photo: Atsede Aemro-Selassie She was shortly followed by Lauren Carter, who ran for a 1s PR in a time of 37:20. Ivette Ramirez and Lauren Carter Photo: NYRR Although getting out to a fast start, Christina Argueta was…

Race Reports from the Men: Portugal Day

Wayne Merdis Photo: NYRR   From Greg Cass of the Open: The NYRR Club Points Series continued with the Portugal Day 5-Miler, the first of 3 consecutive 5-mile races in the summer heat of Central Park.  The weather smiled upon the Orange as they took to the hills of CP, and the mild day helped spur the team on to fast and impressive results. The Open Men’s scoring team flexed its depth, with a few long-time members pushing back into the top 5 to help lead the team to a strong 4th place overall finish.  Matt Lacey (26:43) lead the…

Race Reports from the Men: Brooklyn Half Marathon

From Greg Cass of the Open: In a rare “road game,” CPTC ventured to Brooklyn and Prospect Park to prove that their road skills extended beyond Manhattan and the well-known turns of Central Park.  The Orange continued their impressive start to the 2014 Club Points series, putting up a number of fast times along the way.  With a beautiful day for racing (only hours after torrential downpours and localized flooding…), the CPTC Open Men went to work and walked away with a number of incredible PRs. - Ben Pedersen took down his PR by nearly 5 minutes to finish at 1:18:55, the…