Christmas Relays / PAUSATF GP (San Francisco, CA)
A team of Josh MacDonald, Kevin Bishop, Dylan Sorensen (debut), and Chandler Kemp placed third in the men's Open division.
UCSF Diabetes Center Miracle Mile / 5K (San Francisco, CA)
Cristhian Montenegro won both the Mile and the 5K in this annual event in Golden Gate Park
Woodside Ramble Half Marathon (Woodside, CA)
Justus Meyer took the win.
Folsom Christmas Classic 10K (Folsom, CA)
Courtney Heiner paced April Greer to a 3rd and 4th place finish.
The Open women's team took 4th and men 9th, our highest team finishes in club history, led by a 1-5 12 second spread for the women, and a top 35 finish for Oscar Medina on the men's side. Kris Paaso won the individual 40+ race with Dena Evans in 22nd.
Kaitlin Goodman was 5th in a huge personal best of 2:32. Amy Schnittger qualified for her first Olympic Trials in 2:41. Tania Morimoto had her second best time ever in 2:50. Jeff O'Brien also competed.
Led by Matt Leach's personal and club best 14:06, the team posted five women in the top 20 of the Elite race, along with personal bests from Leach, Trevor Halsted, and Jake Shoemaker. In the Open races, Max Norris won the 10K, with Justus Meyer third. Elle Meyer was second in the 10K as well, with Tania Morimoto 4th and Jeff O'Brien also competing. In the Open 5K, Melinda DiNapoli won the 40+, with Lauren Schultz taking 5th in the open and Cristhian Montenegro also competing.
Benedikt Bünz won.
Bryan Crook took 5th.
Courtney Heiner was fourth.
April Greer was second in her age group.
Victoria O'Neil won in a season best.
The women's team won their eighth straight victory, led by Natalie Tanner's win and six in the top 10. The men took home second place for the second consecutive year as well.
Kaitlin Goodman won.
Big Sur Half Marathon 5K (Monterey, CA)
Jake Petralia took home the victory.
Leeds Abbey Dash / England 10K Championships (Leeds, UK)
Matt Leach took 5th overall, 4th among Englishmen in a new club road best of 29:25.
TCS NYC Marathon (New York, NY)
Matt Lenehan and Ben Mears were among the top 30 overall and top 10 (7th and 8th) US competitors.
Run the Parkway 20 Miler (Sacramento, CA)
Amy Schnittger set a new club best in a significant negative split 2:06.
EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler (Pittsburgh, PA)
Kaitlin Goodman was 5th overall, top US athlete.
Race Against PH (Stanford, CA)
Kris Paaso won, with Dena Evans and Cristhian Montenegro taking second, and April Greer sixth.
CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Half Marathon (Indianapolis, IN)
Oscar Medina earned 8th place with an over 90 second PR.
Heroes 5K Run (Cupertino, CA)
Melinda DiNapoli won for the second time in three years.
Oktoberun Half Marathon (Redwood City, CA)
Jeff O'Brien took runner-up honors.
Sam Mateo Rotary 5K (San Mateo, CA)
April Greer won.
Baltimore Running Festival Half Marathon (Baltimore, MD)
Matt Jablonski won for the second time in three years.
Folsom Prison Blues 5K (Folsom, CA)
Courtney Heiner won.
Hartford Half Marathon (Hartford, CT)
Kaitlin Goodman took a very close second place in a personal best 1:14:42.
Bronco Cross Country Invitational (Sunnyvale, CA)
Oscar Medina won the Open section.
Tufts Health Plan 10K for Women (Boston, MA)
Stephanie Pancoast took 15th place.
Bank of America Chicago Marathon (Chicago, IL)
Caitlin Chrisman qualified for her third marathon Olympic Trials in 2:42.
San Jose Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon / 10K (San Jose, CA)
Personal best (and club best) for Matt Leach in 1:04:23 led two other personal bests (Trevor Halsted 1:06, Tania Morimoto 1:19), and strong competitive efforts from Ben Mears, Matt Lenehan, and Jake Shoemaker. Benedikt Bünz and Amy Schnittger both won the 10K events.
Wine Country Half Marathon (Healdsburg, CA)
Justus Meyer took home the win.
Primo's Run for Education 5K (San Ramon, CA)
April Greer won.
San Jose Rock 'n' Roll 5K (San Jose, CA)
Natalie Tanner, Maya Weigel, and Ayla Granados went 1-2-3.
Manhattan Beach 10K (Manhattan Beach, CA)
Kirsty Legg won in her first race back after maternity.
Capitol Cross Challenge (Sacramento, CA)
Courtney Heiner hit her goal pace in her fall debut.
Dena Evans and Melinda DiNapoli represented the team at the 44th running of this event, and finished among the top handful of US masters competing.
Josh MacDonald opened his cross season on the East Bay hills.
Kaitlin Goodman was 2nd, with Natalie Tanner taking a strong debut 4th.
Jake Shoemaker won the men's race with a convincing mid-race move. Trevor Halsted earns a strong 4th place, whilc Maya Weigel also takes home 4th in her post-collegiate debut.
George Washington Patriot Race 5K (Mount Vernon, VA)
Lauren Schultz won amongst the revolutionaries.
Imogene Pass Trail Run 17.1 (Telluride, CO)
Maggie Yount scaled Imogene Pass and climbed to 13,000+ feet for third place in 2:58.
Maggie Yount won for the second time in 1:21.
Kevin Bishop took 8th among the elite men at his first Aquathlon worlds.
Stephanie Pancoast won her age group in her first worlds.
Maggie Yount took 5th in a competitive field. Sam Yount also competed.
Courtney Heiner took third.
Amy Schnittger took 13th during a training down period in her hometown race. Melinda DiNapoli also earned yet another top 100 jacket.
Savo Games (Lapinlahti, Finland)
Ayla Granados set a huge personal best, running 4:13.57 for fourth in the 1500m. Tori Tsolis took second in 4:12.
Joensuu Games (Joensuu, Finland)
Tori Tsolis again lowered her personal and club best in the 800m to 2:04. Ayla Granados had a seasonal best in the 800m.
BMC Loughborough Grand Prix (Loughborough, UK)
Tori Tsolis ran 2:05 to win Heat 2 of the 800m. Ayla Granados ran 4:17 for second place in Heat 1 of the 1500m.
Peachtree Road Race 10K / USATF 10K Championships (Atlanta, GA)
Kaitlin Goodman was 13th place.
Freedom Run 5K / PAUSATF Grand Prix (Morgan Hill, CA)
Josh MacDonald and Ben Mears were 4th and 7th on the men's side, while Kris Paaso earned 2nd place, top 40+.
Kenwood Footrace 10K (Kenwood, CA)
Dena Evans took 8th, 1st 40-44.
Santa Cruz Firecracker 5K (Santa Cruz, CA)
Melinda DiNapoli took third, top 40+.
Graeagle Independence Day Fun Run (Graeagle, CA)
Courtney Heiner won.
Firecracker 5K (Long Beach Island, NJ)
Jake Shoemaker won.
Tori Tsolis took 6th to run 4:10 once more, paced by Ayla Granados. Bryan Crook and Benedikt Bünz finished out the spring with a 1-2 finish in the all-comers mile.
Matt Leach won a tactical 3000m to close out his spring track campaign.
Benedikt Bünz made his first PAUSATF podium, taking second in the road mile championships, leading 5 finishers (Crook, Petralia, Mears with a 20 second PR, and MacDonald) in the top 13 for a strong runner-up team finish to Aggies. Ayla Granados outdistanced the women's field for the victory in 4:40 with Kris Paaso running a strong 4:49 for fourth in the open race.
Matt Leach notched a 3:46.25 personal best in the 1500m.
Tori Tsolis finished 16th out of 30 entrants to narrowly miss the 1500m final, while Kaitlin Goodman and Amy Schnittger weathered a tough and hot 10,000m event.
Tori Tsolis again PR'ed, this time running 4:10, with Ayla Granados taking a strong victory for 4:17 in Heat 2.
Ben Mears and Kirk Scheibelhut helped Google to the overall team victory, with Ben in sixth individually. Stephanie Pancoast led Airbnb to the mixed title with an individual third place finish.
Tori Tsolis took home a personal best 4:12 in the 1500m, while Benedikt Bünz earned a season best 3:52 in the 1500m as well. Trevor Halsted and Ayla Granados competed in the 5000m, but neither hit a season's best.
Jake Shoemaker won the 800m and took second in the 1500m
Matt Leach was the first British athlete across the line in his debut international competition, earning 12th in the A race at the championships.
Kaitlin Goodman won convincingly after finishing second in 2016.
Amy Schnittger turned in a 5 second personal best in the 10,000m, with Victoria O'Neil concluding her season in the 5000m. Evan Appel also competed in the 10,000m on the guys side.
Tori Tsolis earned the victory and course record with a late charge over Ayla Granados, who improved 12 seconds from 2016. Bryan Crook set a club best 4:04 and Benedik Bünz took home a new PR in 4:08.
Benedikt Bünz and Bryan Crook competed in the 1500m, with Bryan winning the second heat in a solo effort.
Strava Mile (San Francisco, CA)
Jake Shoemaker and Matt Lenehan went 1-2 to lead the field in the first of seven worldwide Strava events celebrating the mile.
Trevor Halsted led our group with a seventh place finish, with solid PRs for Josh MacDonald in 8th and Ben Mears in 11th.
Matt Jablonski took 8th, earned first Bay Area honors, and set a new club record of 37:04. Chandler Kemp was 9th, Ben Mears 12th. Caitlin Chrisman was 10th on the women's side also earning Bay Area honors, with Amy Schnittger 11th and Tania Morimoto 14th. Matt Lenehan and Josh MacDonald were in the top 50 and Brent Varga was in the top 100.
Matt Leach finished 16th (9th GB) in the selection race for the IAAF World Championships. He has since been named to the team for the European Cup 10,000m on June 10.
Boulder Corporate Relays Regional Qualifier (Houston, TX)
Lauren Schultz won the 800 and the 2 mile.
Run For Nature 13K (Folsom, CA)
Courtney Heiner won again!
Camp Casey 5K (Seoul, South Korea)
Heather Hunt won the race, on a US Army installation
Tori Tsolis set a new PR of 4:14.9 in winning Heat 1 of the 1500m, while Ayla Granados finished 6th place.
Four season bests in the 5000m for the men, with Amy Schnittger winning the women's 5000m in a new PR of 16:20 (Victoria O'Neil 4th). Tori Tsolis was 3rd in new PR in Heat 1 of 800m as Kris Paaso won Heat 2.
Courtney Heiner took the overall win.
Ayla Granados finished 7th in her second year running the event.
Ben Mears took 6th place.
Trevor Halsted won, Benedikt Bünz was second, and Lauren Schultz took 4th for women in the Elite Mile.
Evan Appel won the 5000m.
Kaitlin Goodman set a new personal best, IAAF World Standard, and club record of 31:55 in the 10,000m. Matt Leach (5000m), and Tori Tsolis (1500m) earned slight personal bests. Matt Jablonski (5000m), Collin Leibold (1500m), and Ayla Granados (5000m), did not improve on seasonal bests.
Courtney Heiner was second in a new personal best of 1:22.
Tori Tsolis took 10th place in her first US championships race.
Victory for the men's team, with five in the top 10, led by Trevor Halsted in 2nd. Kris Paaso and Victoria O'Neil both in the top 10 on the women's side.
Nihonmachi 5K (San Jose, CA)
Tania Morimoto earned the win.
Lauren Schultz took 3rd place in the 1500m.
Big PR and 5000m heat win for Matt Jablonski. 1500 Seasonal improvements for Tori Tsolis, Benedikt Bünz, Trevor Halsted, with a solid season debut from Collin Leibold and another 4:17 for Ayla Granados. Kris Paaso was third in her 800m heat, and Amy Schnittger ran 34:15 in her first track 10K.
Kaitlin Goodman earned 9th place in a new road personal best.
Tori Tsolis earned 5th place in in Heat 3 of the 800m
Ayla Granados won heat two of the 1500m in a new personal best of 4:17.10
Justus Meyer won the 100 mile event in his debut effort at the distance, setting a new club best of 17:37 and running the 4th fastest time ever at the event.
Matt Leach won a tactical 5000m.
Benedikt Bünz won the 1500m, competing also in the 5000m and the 4x800m
Amy Schnittger took 3rd, Tania Morimoto 9th, Courtney Heiner 11th, Ben Mears 12th, Matt Lenehan 22nd, and Brent Varga 36th
Kaitlin Goodman was top US finisher and 6th overall.
March 31-April 1
Club records and big PR's for Collin Leibold (13:39, 5000m); Matt Leach (28:45, 10,000m). Ayla Granados set s new PR in the 5000m at 16:01, Tori Tsolis took 2nd in her 1500m heat, Trevor Halsted opened in the 5000m.
65 second personal best and top 10 finish for Victoria O'Neil in the 10,000m, 11 second best for Matt Jablonski in the 5000m, leading openers for Kevin Bishop, Benedikt Bünz, and Evan Appel in the same event. Kris Paaso ran 2:15 in the 800m, just off the 45+ US record of 2:13.39.
Trevor Halsted raced a rust-buster 1500m effort.
Amy Schnittger won, along with a bonus prize for the fastest last half mile.
Tori Tsolis (4:40) and Ayla Granados (4:41) went 1-2 in the women's elite mile, whileAnnie Beck and Granados took 1-2 in the 5K (Tsolis top 10). On the men's side, Matt Leach and Collin Leibold were 2-3 in the mile and 3-4 in the 5K. Benedikt Bünz was top 10 in both.
Strava TC had a strong team presence, led by a (official scores still to come) men's team victory. Matt Jablonski (2nd) and Trevor Halsted (3rd), led 7 men in the top 11. On the women's side, the team was powered by Amy Schnittger, Victorial O'Neil, and Kris Paaso in 1st, 3rd, 4th (Dena Evans and Melinda DiNapoli also scored).
Kaitlin Goodman ran a tremendous 50:53 for a new club best and 7th place at the national 15K championship race.
Collin Leibold finished 11th and Ayla Granados 10th (both in the 2 mile) in their debut individual USA championship efforts.
NorCal John Frank Memorial 10 Miler / PAUSATF Grand Prix (Redding, CA)
Amy Schnittger and Courtney Heiner finished 1-4 in the pouring rain on an improvised course.
Kris Paaso won on the women's side.
Victoria O'Neil enjoyed a 1500m personal best in her outdoor track opener. Benedikt Bünz contested the 1500m as well.
Collin Leibold, Matt Leach, and Ayla Granados all opened their 2017 track seasons with 3000m personal bests. Leibold ran 7:54 for a new club best and a USATF Indoors qualifier. Leach closed well for an 8:03 clocking and Granados improved her PR over 30 seconds to 9:20.
Courtney Heiner earned the win in her first race of 2017.
Matt Jablonski ran a club best 65:41 to take the win. Elle Meyer took 5th in 1:19, with Justus Meyer running alongside.
Amy Schnittger finished in 27th over the hilly, sloppy, 10K course.
Jake Shoemaker won the 1500m.
Ayla Granados and Matt Jablonski won the weather shortened (5.9 miles) event by large margins on both sides.