2018 USATF New England Race Walk Grand Prix Standings (Updated 6/27/2018)

The 2018 USATF New England Race Walk Grand Prix standings have been updated to include the USATF East Region and New England Masters Championships, USATF REGION I Junior Olympics, and the Bay State Games.

The next Grand Prix event will be the USATF New England Outdoor Track & Field Championships (3000m) at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester MA on Saturday, July 28th. More information and registration can be found at http://newengland.usatf.org/Events/2018/2018-USATF-New-England-Outdoor-Track—Field-Champ.aspx.

Men
1. Bob Keating, 71, New England Walkers                 343.82 (4 races)
2. Ed O’Rourke, 57, New England Walkers                329.41 (4 races)
3. Brian Savilonis, 68, New England Walkers              286.78 (4 races)
4. Charlie Mansbach, 74, New England Walkers         283.55 (4 races)
5. Stephen Peckiconis, 59, Cambridge Sports Union  283.13 (4 races)
6. Will Smith, (13-14), Waltham TC                             250.68 (4 races)
7. Nolan Allen, (17-18), New England Walkers            218.20 (3 races)
8. Tom Knatt, 78, New England Walkers                     214.53 (3 races)
9. Michael Thomas (13-14), Waltham TC                     203.72
10. Dylan Lamont, (17-18), Gorham HS (ME)               147.27
11. Tom Finn, 62, Connecticut Racewalkers                145.67
12. Larry Epstein, 60, New England Walkers                 67.18
13. Gustave Davis, 81, Connecticut Racewalkers         65.59

Women
1. Maryanne Daniel, 60, Connecticut Racewalkers        326.96 (4 races)
2. Maegan Allen, 20, New England Walkers                   306.10 (4 races)
3. Moira Burgess, (17-18), Maine RW                            212.17 (3 races)
4. Haley Bickford, 19 (17-18), Gorham Track (ME)         208.84 (3 races)
5. Stephanie Lyness, 62, Connecticut Racewalkers      141.98
6. Val Vaitones, 22, New England Walkers                     118.00
7. Vera Vaitones, 23, New England Walkers                   108.98
8. Kayla Allen, 19, Friends University KS (ME)                 77.27
9. Alessia Caira (17-18), Waltham TC                              65.09
10. Stefanie Meacham, (15-16), Gorham HS (ME)           62.90
11. Morgan Bell, (15-16), Haverhill Elite                           60.17
12. Madison Smith, (17-18), South Portland HS (ME)      56.54
13. Kate MacKeen, (13-14), BAA Masconomet               54.38
14. Ellen Friend, 54, New England Walkers                     52.22

Points were calculated by measuring a walker’s race time against international age-graded tables.  A walker’s four best scores for the season constituted his or her final total. Associated the athlete’s name is their youth age group or actual age at end of the 2018 season and club.

2018 USATF New England Race Walk Grand Prix Standings (Updated 6/27/2018)

The 2018 USATF New England Race Walk Grand Prix standings have been updated to include USATF 5km Race Walk Championships and the USATF New England Junior Olympics.

The next Grand Prix event will be the USATF New England & East Region Masters, 5000m (Open) at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester MA on Saturday, July 7th. More information and registration can be found at http://newengland.usatf.org/Events/2018/2018-USATF-Masters-East-Region-and-New-England-Cha.aspx.

Men
1. Bob Keating, 71, New England Walkers                 343.82 (4 races)
2. Ed O’Rourke, 57, New England Walkers                 329.41 (4 races)
3. Stephen Peckiconis, 59, Cambridge Sports Union  283.13 (4 races)
4. Will Smith, (13-14), Waltham TC                              250.68 (4 races)
5. Nolan Allen, (17-18), New England Walkers             218.20 (3 races)
6. Tom Knatt, 78, New England Walkers                     214.53 (3 races)
7. Charlie Mansbach, 74, New England Walkers          212.20 (3 races)
8. Dylan Lamont, (17-18), Gorham HS (ME)                 147.27
9. Brian Savilonis, 68, New England Walkers                142.25
10. Michael Thomas, (13-14), Waltham Track Club       135.20
11. Tom Finn, 62, Connecticut Racewalkers                   74.27
12. Larry Epstein, 60, New England Walkers                   67.18

Women
1. Maryanne Daniel, 60, Connecticut Racewalkers       325.88 (4 races)
2. Maegan Allen, 20, New England Walkers                  306.10 (4 races)
3. Moira Burgess, (17-18), Maine RW                           212.17 (3 races)
4. Haley Bickford, 19 (17-18), Gorham Track (ME)        208.84 (3 races)
5. Stephanie Lyness, 62, Connecticut Racewalkers      141.98
6. Val Vaitones, 22, New England Walkers                    118.00
7. Vera Vaitones, 23, New England Walkers                  108.98
8. Kayla Allen, 19, Friends University KS (ME)                 77.27
9. Alessia Caira (17-18), Waltham TC                              65.09
10. Stefanie Meacham, (15-16), Gorham HS (ME)           62.90
11. Morgan Bell, (15-16), Haverhill Elite                           60.17
12. Madison Smith, (17-18), South Portland HS (ME)      56.54
13. Kate MacKeen, (13-14), BAA Masconomet               54.38
14. Ellen Friend, 54, New England Walkers                     52.22

Points were calculated by measuring a walker’s race time against international age-graded tables.  A walker’s four best scores for the season constituted his or her final total. Associated the athlete’s name is their youth age group or actual age at end of the 2018 season and club.

Results: USATF 5K Race Walk Championships

USATF 5K Race Walk Championships
Staples Office Park, Framingham MA
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Weather: Sunny, low 70 degrees
1 km loop Course certification MA18008JK

Men 5k Race Walk 9:00 a.m.
Ovall USA Comp# Name AGE Team USA Assoc Time Division
Champ
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1.  1    27 John Cody Risch     27 Q Elite                             19 21:36
2.  2    31 David Swarts           53 Pegasus A.C.                  19 24:01 1 M50
3. —   17 Yvan Bechard           56 Canada                          – 25:24 notUSA CAN M55 Rec
4.  3    32 Dave Talcott             58 Shore Athletic Club          07 26:15 1 M55
5.  4    26 Alexander Price       36 Walk USA                         59 27:51
6.  5    34 Bill Vayo                   53 Park Racewalkers            06 29:53 2 M50
7.  —  33 Michael Thomas      13 Waltham Track Club          02 30:13 (under Jr age)
8.    6  19 Norman Frable         72 So Cal Track Club            33 30:36 1 M70
9.    7  25 Stephen Peckiconis 59 Cambridge Sports Union  02 30:55 2 M55
10.  8 18  Larry Epstein           59 New England Walkers       02 33:04 3 M55
11.  9  28 Brian Savilonis         68 New England Walkers       02 33:55 1 M65
12. 10 30 Morris Smith            14 Waltham Track Club         02 35:55 1 Junior
13. 11 24 Charles Mansbach  73 New England Walkers       02 37:13 2 M70
14. 12 22 Thomas Knatt         77 New England Walkers       02 38:30 1 M75

Disqualified:
Raji Ballou 65 Unattached NE
Bob Keating 71 NE Walkers
Eric Litchbfield 66 Unattached CT
Andrew Smith 68 Pegasus AC

Women 5k Race Walk 9″45 a.m.
Ovall USA Comp# Name AGE Team USA Assoc Time Division
Champ
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1.  1  8 Maria Michta-Coffey     31 Walk USA                          59 22:22
2.  2  7 Lauren Harris               18 Walk USA                          59 25:07 1 Junior
3.  3 35 Erin Taylor Talcott        40 Shore Athletic Club            07 25:26 1 W40
4.  4   1 Maegan Allen              19 New England Walkers        02 27:11
5.  5  10 Sophie Riegel             17 59-Unattached                  59 31:15 2 Junior
6.  6    4 Maryanne Daniel         59 Connecticut Racewalkers 05 31:32 2 W55
7.  7    2 Cheryl Armstrong        31 Raleigh Walkers                13 31:57
8.  8    3 Carol Bendall              59 03-Unattached                  03 32:46 2 W55
9.   –    9 Kyra Pellegrino           13 04-Unattached                  04 33:26 (under Jr age)
10. –   11 Brenna Thomas        10 Waltham Track Club           02 35:14 (under Jr age)
11.  9  12 Amy Tonsits             60 Atlanta Track Club              45 37:07 1 W60
12. 10   5 Kathleen Frable        72 So Cal Track Club              33 37:25 1 W70
13. 11 15 Vera Vaitones           23 New England Walkers        02 38:00
14. 12 14 Valentina Vaitones    21 New England Walkers        02 38:00
15. 13 6 Ellen Friend                54 New England Walkers        02 44:23 1 W50

3 youth competitors were under the age to be eligible for Junior or Open awards

Judges: Tom Menendez (Chief), Ron Daniel, Pam Allie-Morill, Debbie and Shawn Frederick, Rich McElvery

 

2018 USATF New England Race Walk Grand Prix Standings (Updated 5/24/2018)

The 2018 USATF New England Race Walk Grand Prix standings have been updated to include last weekend’s Seacoast Racewalks in Portsmouth NH.

The next Grand Prix event will be the USATF 5K Race Walk Championships in Framingham MA on Sunday, June 10. More information and registration can be found at http://newengland.usatf.org/Events/2018/2018-USATF-5km-Race-Walk-Championship.aspx.

Men
1. Bob Keating, 71, New England Walkers                  343.82 (4 races)
2. Ed O’Rourke, 57, New England Walkers                 329.41 (4 races)
3. Will Smith, (13-14), Waltham TC                              244.69 (4 races)
4. Nolan Allen, (17-18), New England Walkers             218.20 (3 races)
5. Stephen Peckiconis, 59, Cambridge Sports Union   211.28 (3 races)
6. Dylan Lamont, (17-18), Gorham HS (ME)                 147.27
7. Tom Knatt, 78, New England Walkers                      143.10
8. Charlie Mansbach, 74, New England Walkers          142.28
9. Tom Finn, 62, Connecticut Racewalkers                    74.27
10. Brian Savilonis, 68, New England Walkers               70.16

Women
1. Maegan Allen, 20, New England Walkers                  306.10 (4 races)
2. Maryanne Daniel, 60, Connecticut Racewalkers       248.40 (3 races)
3. Moira Burgess, (17-18), Maine RW                           212.17 (3 races)
4. Haley Bickford, 19 (17-18), Gorham Track (ME)        208.84 (3 races)
5. Stephanie Lyness, 62, Connecticut Racewalkers      141.98
6. Kayla Allen, 19, Friends University KS (ME)                  77.27
7. Val Vaitones, 22, New England Walkers                       65.94
8. Stefanie Meacham, (15-16), Gorham HS (ME)             62.90
9. Vera Vaitones, 23, New England Walkers                    56.92
10. Madison Smith, (17-18), South Portland HS (ME)      56.54

Points were calculated by measuring a walker’s race time against international age-graded tables.  A walker’s four best scores for the season constituted his or her final total. Associated the athlete’s name is their youth age group or actual age at end of the 2018 season and club.

Results: 2018 Seacoast Racewalks

Portsmouth High School
Portsmouth, NH
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Congratulations to the winners at today’s Seacoast Racewalks in Portsmouth, NH. It was about 75°, sunny, a bit muggy, and with a breeze at race time.

3000m:
Morris Smith (14)            22:15

5000m:
Maegan Allen (19)           27:09
Stephan Mayeux (53)      33:47
Brian Savilonis (67)          34:27
Charles Mansbach (73)   37:28
Tom Knatt (77)                 38:47

Thanks to judges Tom Menendez, Rich McElvery, Matt Muller, and to Steve Vaitones. Thanks to volunteers Carolyn Fetter, Anita Bailey, Pam Faltin, and Sherrie Gadd. Thanks to our sponsors – Seacoast Dream Dentistry and Runner’s Alley.

Seacoast Racewalks: USATF-NE RW 5000m Championship & 3000m—May 20th

The 2018 Seacoast Racewalk — the USATF-NE RW Grand Prix premier outdoor event! — will be held on Sunday, May 20th at the Portsmouth High School in Portsmouth, NH. A great warmup for the USATF National 5k Championships in June, the Seacoast Racewalk will include a 3000 meter race and the USATF-NE 5000 Meter Championship. Registration will open at 9 a.m., and both races will start at 10 a.m.

If you can’t compete, consider consider helping out — lap counters are always needed. We welcome anyone interested in the sport of race walking to race, watch or cheer!
(registration form attached)

Seacoast 3k & 5k Entry Form

NEWalkers Hosting the 2018 USATF 5km Race Walk Championships, June 10th!

On Sunday, June 10th, the New England Walkers will host the 2018 USATF 5km Race Walk National Championships! They will be held in Framingham, Massachusetts — for the Men’s and Women’s Junior, Open and Masters divisions. There will also be a 1 km event in the Youth (14 & under)/Novice category.

The course is located in the scenic office park at Staples Headquarters, just a few minutes off of the Mass Turnpike/Interstate 90 and Route 9, and less than 45 minutes west of Boston. It is a one-kilometer, certified loop. There are several lodging accommodations within 2 km of the course — one is within walking distance.

For more information go to: http://www.newengland.usatf.org/Events/2018/2018-USATF-5km-Race-Walk-Championship.aspx  There you will find more event details and an online registration form. You can also download a mail-in registration form (attached).

If you are not planning to race, please volunteer as a lap counter! We need your help—Thanks!

2018_National_5K_RW Framingham

Hats off to the Connecticut Racewalkers!

On Friday, at the National Masters Indoor Championships in Maryland, our friends from the Connecticut Racewalkers club medaled in the 1500m race walk. Stephanie Lyness (W60-64, 10:01.67), Maryanne Daniel (W55-59, 8:13.79), and Tom Finn (M60-64, 8:26.86) won gold medals.

On Saturday, Maryanne garnered her second gold medal in the 3000m race walk, with a time of 17:24.12.

Congratulations to Stephanie, Maryanne, and Tom!

For more results see: http://live.finishtiming.com/#/results/meet/201800022

NEWalker’s Nolan Allen Places 5th at the New Balance Nationals Indoor

Last Saturday New England Walkers’ Nolan Allan medaled in the New Balance National Indoor Boys 1 Mile Race Walk at The New Balance Track & Field Center in New York City. Competing against some of the nation’s top student-athletes, Nolan finished 5th in a respectable time of 7:38.05.

Congratulations Nolan!

For more results go to: http://results.deltatiming.com/tf/2018-new-balance-indoors