Allison Macsas, Carmen Troncoso and Catherine Barrera at the IBM 10K
It was another fantastic, PR-filled weekend for Rogues both in town and out.
Beginning with the big one…the IBM 10K!
Sunday morning presented as near-perfect race conditions as possible – clear skies, 60 degrees and the lowest humidity we’ve had in weeks. 1800 runners lined up at 8am, ready to capture a slew of PRs! Rogue highlights included:
*Rogue coach Allison Macsas won the women’s race with a PR of 35:39!
*Rogue coach Karen Smith had a group of her Roadrunners compete, with incredible performances:
Trevor (Doctor T) Turner: 42:55 (6:55 pace)
Brandon Smith: 43:02 (6:56 pace)
Kirsten Lotter: 44:26 (7:09 pace) 3rd in AG, PR!
Jeff French: 45:12 (7:17 pace) PR!
Amy Bush: 49:27 (7:58 pace) 10 min. PR!!!!!!
Laura Kate Amrhein: 50:01 (8:03 pace) 4th in AG and PR!
*Rogue coach Panther took 20 of his runners and ended up with an amazing 15 PRs, including Carri (Qualude) Stansbury who took 3 minutes off of her previous PR from 2004!
*Rogue coach Carmen Troncoso’s ‘Team Tronky’ had a great showing as well:
Allison Macsas: 35:39 1st overall (PR)
Catherine Barrera: 39:10 1st Masters overall (PR)
Mandy Olivares: 41:11 3rd AG
Audrey Herold: 43:27 1st AG (over 40 PR)
Kim Buser: 45:16 11th AG
Mary Faria: 45:30 1st AG (PR)
Amy Garza: 46:26 11th AG (PR)
Kelly Gier: 47:44 13th AG
Greg Baxter: 38:22 2nd AG (PR)
Andy “William” Bitner: 38:55 (PR)
Robert Sutton: 40:09
Gerry Lewis: 47:53 (PR)
Brian Lindauer: 48:13 (PR)
*More great Rogue results:
Pamela Webb Elliot (coached by Amy Anderson): 1:02 (PR, WITH a four mile run beforehand!!)
Denise Skarecky: 49:23 (PR!!) Denise preceded this PR with the Chicago Marathon – her first – last weekend in 4:10!
Stacy Prentice (coached by Peri Kowal): Stacy ran her first 10K ever in 55:30, well under her goal of an hour!
The M2M in Marathon, Texas
* Rogue coach Fred Fletcher & James Allen both won the M2M Marathon!
The Palo Duro 50K Trail Race:
*Dan Aja, who trained mostly on his own, was able to shave 50 minutes over last year’s time to finish in a VERY impressive 4:49 for THIRD OVERALL!!!!
The Amsterdam Marathon:
*Cat Cremer, our international Rogue, went out and ran a 3:08:11 at the Amsterdam Marathon – her 2nd Marathon ever! Cat followed Sisson’s coaching but trained on her own out there in Holland. A 14 minute PR!!
The Detroit Marathon:
* Juan Sheppard, who is currently in the midst of Austin Marathon training, ran an impressive 3:49:23, more than reaching his midterm goal!
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