|A great course, winter weather, |
and a fun weekend in Pennsylvania
On Sunday, December 7, six athletes contested the California International Marathon from Folsom to Sacramento. Five men, led by scorers Ben Mears (2:27), Matt Lenehan (2:28), and Justus Meyer (2:30) earned yet another podium finish in the PAUSATF Long Course Grand Prix, finishing third behind Aggies and West Valley. Chris Mocko in a pacing effort and Scott Himmelberger with a successful Boston Qualifying target also competed for the men, while Elle Pishny posted yet another time in the 2:40s, finishing in 2:49.
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On the men's side, four newcomers joined Jesus Romo for a 22nd place team score out of 68 teams total in an enormous field. Romo earned 77th in his third effort at the event, with Andrew Lesser and Dawson Vorderbruegge moving well for top 130 results. Nick Scalfone, Dale Taylor, and Terrance Ellis braved the cold for 10K as well.
Back in San Francisco, NBSV posted four team scores in the Christmas Relays, the final team scored event on the PAUSATF calendar. With varied entries, both the men's and women's A teams finished fourth, with seventh places for the B teams.
Individually, Heather Hunt won the Lexington Half Marathon in South Carolina on December 6, while Dena Evans earned a close runner-up at the Christmas Classic 5 Miler in Bethlehem the morning of club nationals.
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Results for the California International Marathon can be found here.
Results for the USATF Club Cross Country Nationals can be found here.
Results for the Christmas Relays can be found here.
Results for the Lexington Half Marathon can be found here.
Results for the Christmas Classic 5 Miler can be found here.