Results: Bay State Games

Regis College – Weston, MA, July 19, 2014
Weather: Clear, sunny, temperature in the mid-60′s.
***USATF-NE Race Walk Grand Prix event***

Mixed 18-39 3000 Meter Race Walk Open

1 O’Rourke, Ed M52               Groton, MA           15:49.10
2 Peckiconis, Stephen M55      Roslindale, MA      16:56.66
3 Wenninger, Holly W49         Malden, MA          19:55.66
4 Mansbach, Charles M69       Waban, MA           20:24.48
5 Wilder, Clyde M77               Needham, MA       22:11.60
6 Yingling, Pat W70                Roslindale, MA      24:29.78

2014 USA Track & Field New England Race Walk Grand Prix

Here are the current Race Walk Grand Prix standings for 2014.

USA 1 Hour RW Championships to include Youth/Novice Race and free RW Clinic

On Sunday August 10th USATF-NE and the New England Walkers will be hosting the USA National 1 Hour Championships at the New Balance Track, Newell Stadium in Gloucester MA. Following the open events there will be a Youth/Novice 1 Mile race (no fee), and a free RW clinic open to all ages.

Prize money will be awarded in the top three places in the Men’s and Women’s Open races–medals will be awarded for the first six finishers in the Open and Junior divisions, and the top three finishers Master’s for each 5-year age group.

Gloucester is close to beaches, historic Salem, and great seafood…

Applications can be found at: http://www.usatf.org/Events—Calendar/2014/USA-1-Hour-Race-Walk-Championships.aspx

Desi Smith/ Gloucester Daily Times.     August 27,2013

Results: USATF New England Open/Masters Track & Field Championships

Regis College, Weston, MA, June 29, 2014
Weather: Clear, sunny, temperature in the mid-80′s.
***USATF-NE Race Walk Grand Prix event***

3000 Meter Race Walk Women
1   Valentina Vaitones  17 Golden Spike                         19:16.16

3000 Meter Race Walk Men
1   Stephen Peckiconis    55 Cambridge Sports Union     17:07.23
2   Larry Epstein            55 New England Walkers         17:55.07
3   Brian Savilonis          64 New England Walkers         18:27.75
4   Charles Mansbach     69 New England Walkers         20:42.99
5   Clyde Wilder             77 Unattached                       22:53.50

Judges: Ed Vaitones, Steve Vaitones, Rich McElvery

Youth RW Mini-Clinic held June 15th

On Sunday on June 15th, before the Youth Track & Field Development Meet in Amherst NH, Ed and Valia Vaitones held a Race Walking Mini-Clinic for 15 athletes.   In the 30 minutes, Ed led the group through a progression of exercises leading to the correct race walk technique.  One of the participants, Ella Karhl (Wellesley Youth T&F) later went on to race the 800m RW in 5:13.9.  Valia walked the 1500m in 8:07.4.

Amherst Mini-Clinic 127 2014-06-24Amherst Mini-Clinic 169 2014-06-24

 

Results: Danehy Park 5-kilometer Race Walk in Cambridge, MA

The unjudged race walk/clinic was held on Sunday, June 08, 2014.

1. Nolan Allen        Arlington MA     35:31
2. Bill Harriman      Pepperell MA    35:33
3. Paul Schell         Malden  MA      36:25
4. Steve Vaitones   Waltham MA     36:55
5. Clyde Wilder      Needham MA    38:31

results: Seacoast 3000/5000 meter Race Walks

Weather: mid-50s, cloudy, blustery
Thank you to the judges, race timer, lap counters, parents and spouses.
Thank you to Seacoast Dream Dentistry for helping to sponsor this event.

3000m Women's Open
1. Brooke Steele (17) Jay ME         18:03.3

5000m Men's Open
1. Spencer Dunn (16)  Auburn ME      25:21.1
2. Nolan Allen (14) Arlington MA     29:10.5

5000m Women's Open
1. Victoria Beliveau (15) Auburn ME  30:13.4
2. Valentina Vaitones (17) Derry NH  31:54.4

5000m Men's Masters
1. Ed O'Rourke (52) Groton MA        26:13.3
2. Larry Epstein (55) Stoneham MA    30:13.0
3. Stephan Mayeux (49) Portsmouth NH 30:54.3
4. Kiyoshi Imai (56) Lee NH          31:43.4
5. Charles Mansback (69) Waban MA    35:11.7
6. Tom Knatt (73) Groton MA          37:32.0
7. Clyde Wilder (77) Needham MA      40:33.9

Judges: Steve Vaitones, Tom Menendez, Bill Harriman, Joanne Harriman, Justin Kuo
SEacoast RW 2a

results: Pepperell Rail Trail 8K Race Walk (Apr 13, 2014)

20140413-pepperell-rail+-trail-1The 3rd annual Pepperell Rail Trail Race was held today in cool, rainy conditions. Here are the results of the judged 8K NE Grand Prix racewalk.

1. Ed O'Rourke - 45:25
2. Bob Keating - 47:24
3. Larry Epstein - 49:24
4. Brian Savilonis - 51:33
5. Charlie Mansbach - 58:30
6. Clyde Wilder - 63:42

Steve Vaitones walked an unofficial 6k, and Holly Wenninger and Pat Godfrey walked 4k.

The race was judged by Ed Vaitones, Vera Vaitones, and Joanne Harriman. Timing by Ann Neuberg. A potluck get-together took place at the Harrimans’ trailside condo after the race.

Thank you to everyone who participated.

Bill Harriman

results: 2014 National Masters Indoor Championships, 3000 meter race walks

Here are the results of the 2014 National Masters Indoor Championships, 3000 meter race walks.

Women’s 3000 meter race walks (W30-74)

W30 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Calhoun, Stefanie (W30) Lake Jackson, TX  18:02.15

W35 3000 Meter Race Walk	
1 Manns, DaBeth (W37) Washington, DC    23:46.53
2 Cane, Debra ( W38) Boynton Beach, FL  27:07.20

W45 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Heister, Michelle (W47) Groveland, FL  18:06.81

W50 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Armstrong, Ginger (W51) Canterbury, CT  21:33.29

W55 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Daniel, Maryanne (W55) Clinton, CT    16:14.01 *** American Record ***
2 Bendall, Carol (W55)   Greenwich, NY  18:00.32

W60 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Topham, Debbie (W61) Mayville, MI  18:07.00

W65 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Geer, Panseluta (W67) Hazlet, NJ  20:08.80
--Carmines, Kay (W68) Etters, PA  DQ

W70 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Hensley, Barbara (W70) Medway, OH  22:19.85
Maryanne Daniel of Connecticut set the American W55 record with a time of 16:14.01.

Maryanne Daniel of Connecticut set the American W55 record with a time of 16:14.01.

Men’s 3000 meter race walk (M65-94)

M65 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Keating, Robert (M67) Nashua, NH  16:12.43
2 Moore, Alan (M68) Riverdale, GA   19:23.80
3 Morrison, John (M65) Essex, MD    19:43.83
4 Mansbach, Charles (M69) Waban, MA 20:25.03

M70 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Dubow, Joel (M71) Tucker, GA        19:38.15
2 Carmines Jr, James (M70) Etters, PA 21:13.10
3 Knatt, Thomas (M73) Groton, MA      21:59.46

M75 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Davis, Gustave (M76) Orange, CT 23:27.87
--Veenstra MD, James (M76) Jacksonville, IL  DQ
--Copeland, Terry (M76) Frederick, MD DQ

M90 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Boyle, Charles (M90) Annapolis, MD 30:21.93
In the M65-94 heat, Bob Keating led the entire race, winning the M65 division in 16:12.43.

In the M65-94 heat, Robert Keating of New Hampshire led the entire race, winning the M65 division in 16:12.43.

Men’s 3000 meter race walk (M45-64)

M45 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Swarts, David (M48) Jackson, MI       13:49.91
2 Logan, Bruce (M49) New York, NY       16:42.57
3 Morrow, Art (M49) Palm Desert, CA     18:55.90
4 Billings, Dennis (M45) Woodbridge, VA 22:42.49

M50 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 O'Rourke III, Edward (M52) Groton, MA 14:38.93
2 *Murphy, Patrick (M53) Ireland        16:05.98
3 Lawrence, Donald (M54) Troy, NY       17:09.27
4 Ols, Joseph (M50) Los Gatos, CA       22:08.52

M55 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Peckiconis, Stephen (M55)Roslindale, MA 16:38.39
2 Epstein, Larry (M55) Stoneham, MA       16:47.14
3 Blank, Peter (M59) Annandale, VA        19:42.92
--Arcand Jr, Albert (M58) Woodbridge, VA  DQ

M60 3000 Meter Race Walk
1 Peters, Vincent (M60) Yellow Springs, OH 17:19.90
2 Wass, James (M61) Riverdale, MD          18:42.09
At the start of the M45-64 heat, David Swarts, Ed O'Rourke, Don Lawrence, and Larry Epstein quickly move to the front of the pack.

At the start of the M45-64 heat, David Swarts, Edward O’Rourke III, Donald Lawrence, and Larry Epstein quickly move to the front of the pack.

Judges included: Ron Daniel, Maryanne Daniel,  Debbie Fredrick, Shawn Fredrick, Thomas Knatt, Bill Pollinger (chief), Justin Kuo (recorder).

Judging Summary Sheets.

 

results: 2014 New Balance Nationals Indoor T&F, One-Mile Race Walks

Results from the 2014 New Balance Nationals Indoor T&F Meet one-mile race walks. The event was held on Saturday, March 15 at the New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory, New York, NY.

Event 46  Girls 1 Mile Race Walk Championship

    Name                    Year School                  Finals 
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Finals                                                          
  1 Ashleigh Resch            15 Yellow Springs, OH     7:19.22F
  2 Katie Michta              14 NY, NY                 7:22.67F
  3 Maegan Allen              16 Arlington, MA          7:28.16 
  4 Katharine Newhoff         15 Islip Terrace, NY      7:31.10 
  5 Alexandra Bennett         15 Kings Park, NY         7:33.13 
  6 Monika Farmer             15 Bohemia, NY            7:34.63 
  7 Natalie DeQuarto          14 NY, NY                 7:36.46 
  8 Sydney Sirois             17 Greene, ME             7:42.72 
  9 Kayla Allen               17 Lewiston, ME           7:44.10 
 10 Allison McConville        14 Valley Stream, NY      7:49.74 
 11 Rebecca Wittlin           15 Pittsford, NY          7:53.64 
 12 Kaitlin Martins           16 NY, NY                 7:56.76 
 13 Maria Garcia              16 Thiells, NY            8:00.40 
 14 Meaghan Podlaski          15 Albany, NY             8:01.23 
 15 Sabrina-Rose Mason        14 east quogue, NY        8:08.41 
 16 Monica La Borde           14 Farmington, NY         8:19.37 
 17 Alexa Kluepfel            14 Elwood, NY             8:19.52 
 
 
Event 45  Boys 1 Mile Race Walk Championship

    Name                    Year School                  Finals 
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Finals                                                          
  1 Anthony Peters            14 Chicago, IL            6:38.81 
  2 Alexander Peters          14 Chicago, IL            6:44.34 
  3 Cameron Haught            17 Yellow Springs, OH     6:55.42 
  4 Geraldo Flores            14 Pharr, TX              6:55.51 
  5 Spencer Dunn              16 Auburn, ME             7:17.63 
  6 Jonathan Lazor            15 Madison, CT            7:21.03 
  7 Matias Serna              17 San Juan, TX           7:24.46 
  8 Timothy Sunnerberg        14 Burlington, MA         8:22.97 
  9 Alexander Harvey          14 kings park, NY         8:48.83 
 10 Nolan Allen               18 Arlington, MA          9:07.89 
 -- Andrew Siedman            15 Penfield, NY               DNF 
 -- Jonathan Aguilar          18 Alamo, TX                   DQ