Monday, November 26, 2012

Congratulations to the runners that competed in the 2012 New England Junior Olympic XC Championships.  Gunnar Shonbeck, Naomi Besson, Jon Allard, Dan Rodden, Tim Greenwood, Marcus Marden, Sam Hoffman, Owen Fauth, Andrew Derry, Wyatt Ferrando, Thomas Pitts, Spencer Pitts, and Matt Freitas represented the Elm City Track Club.

Andrew Derry and Jon Allard both qualified for the Region 1 meet in New York by placing 11th and 5th respectively.  The 'Midget' boys team placed 6th out of 11 teams. 

Sunday, June 24, 2012

2012 Junior Olympics

16 Youth Athletes competed for the Elm City Track Club at the New England Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships on Saturday, June 23rd

Age division winners and runner-ups were:

Naomi Besson – Tied for 1st in the high-jump
Noah Kress – 1st in the long-jump
Tim Salamin – 2nd in the Shot Put, 2nd in the Discus

Other standout performances included:

Jaheim Lancaster – 14th in the 200, 8th in the 100, 8th in the long-jump
Noah Kress – 3rd in the 100, 7th in the 800
Thomas Pitts – 4th in the long-jump, 6th in the 100
Spencer Pitts – 13th in the 200, 11th in the long-jump
Wyatt Ferrando – 12th in the 200, 8th in the 400
Adam Minahan – 11th in the 400
Claire O’Connor – 13th in the 100, 17th in the 200
James West – 11th in the 800, 12th in the discus
Emma Cagney – 8th in the 800
Reena Dalwadi – 8th in the 400, 9th in the long-jump
Sara Stillings – 13th in the 400
Caitlin Swiger – 7th in the 400, 13th in the long-jump
Jett Giza -  5th in the 1500, 9th in the 800
Gunnar Shonbeck – 9th in the 400, 17th in the 200

Congratulations to all of the athletes on a fine day!

2012 Summer Track Opportunities:

7/11, 7/18, 8/8, 8/15
Wednesday Night Fun Runs, all ages, Keene Middle School Track, 6:00 p.m.
(Events: 100, 200, 400, Mile, 4x100 relay, Long-jump)

Friday, July 13th, 6 p.m., Amherst Mass. All-Comer meet
Friday, August 3rd, 6 p.m., Amherst Mass. All-Comer meet
(Events:  100, 200, 800, Mile, 2 mile, 4x400 relay, Long-jump)

Please email Erik Kress ( if interested