Spring is in the air, and the racing schedule is heating up - Ben Mangrum and Francis Reynolds will be at the Fort Steilacoom 15 km and 15 miler this weekend. Kate Landau will race the Hot Chocolate 15km in Seattle as she gears up for the Boston Marathon. And many races are planned in March. Check back here for more updates as the TCRC JoeFroyo Racing Team takes to the road and track this spring. #fitlifethroughastraw @drinkjoefroyo
Congrats to Greg Leak who placed 40th at the United States Cross Country Championships this past weekend under snowy conditions in Bend, Oregon. Greg raced nearly a minute faster than he did last year on the same course. #fitlifethroughastraw @drinkjoefroyo
Tacoma City Running Club is proud to announce a title sponsorship for 2017: JoeFroyo, the maker of the blended coffee drink made with frozen yogurt. The sponsorship will assist the club in providing support for the new TCRC JoeFroyo Racing Team.
You can learn more about JoeFroyo at www.joefroyo.com, on twitter @drinkjoefroyo, and on Facebook at DrinkJoeFroyo.
In addition, you can follow the club at tacomacityrunningclub.com, on twitter @TCRCinfo, and on Facebook at Tacoma City Running Club.
Congrats to Ben Mangrum who started off 2017 by winning the Resolution Run 5 miler hosted by Fort Steilacoom Running Club. Off to the races in 2017!
Fresh off the press: Greg Leak wins the 12kms of Christmas in Kirkland by 3 minutes in a time of 37:40!
Here are the results from this past week:
Luke Alfonso and Jacob Alfonso place 1st and 2nd in their age group (under 14) at the Sugarland,TX 5-mile Turkey Trot; 31:47 and 32:06 respectively.
Nicole O'Loughlin and Nancy Ellis place 2nd and 3rd at the Tacoma Turkey Trot, where Brien O'Loughlin and Beth Carter set PRs.
Francis Reynolds places 2nd at the Norpoint Turkey Trot.
Congrats to Nancy Vitoria Ellis, who placed 3rd at the Northwest Regional Masters Cross Country Championships today at Lincoln Park.
Happy Halloween. Brien O'Loughlin placed 2nd at the Run Scared 5km yesterday in Seattle. You should have seen his costume.
We have been busy training and racing. Check out these results:
11th place USATF Trail Half Marathon Championships - Bellingham WA October 2016 - 1:51:54
3rd place Cle Elum Ridge 50km September 2016 - 6:05:18
3rd place Defiance 15km October 2016
2nd Masters Emerald City XC Classic October 2016 - 24:00
2nd place, 1st masters Run for the Fishes 5km October 2016 - 18:43
Winner of Portland Marathon October 2016 - 2:38:45 (masters' course record)
Winner of Tacoma Narrows Half Marathon August 2016 - 1:18:21 (course record)
6th place Rock n’ Roll Philly Half Marathon September 2016
2nd place Seattle Marathon 10km August 2016 – 30:38
4th place Run with the Fishes 5km October 2016 - 17:35 LPB
Ben Mangrum finished 3rd in his first ultra, covering the 50 mile course near Mt. Rainier in 7:34.