Results: USATF New England Open & Masters Championships

USATF New England Open & Masters Championships
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Weather: Low 70’s, overcast, breezy

Mixed 3000 Meter Race Walk
1. Yvan Bechard           M55 Canada                            14:38.15 (CAN M50 Record)
2. Edward O’Rourke II  M55 New England Walkers       16:00.03
3. Stephen Peckiconis  M58 Cambridge Sports Union  18:41.74
4. Valentina Vaitones    W20 New England Walkers       20:01.04 (1st Women)
5. Brian Savilonis          M67 New England Walkers       20:07.40
6. Morgan Bell             W14 Haverhill Elite                     20:58.65 (2nd Women)
7. Charles Mansbach   M72 New England Walkers        21:37.72
8. Gustave Davis          M79 Connecticut Racewalkers  24:15.14

Judges: Rich McElvery, Ed Vaitones, Tom Knatt, Steve Vaitones

Results: 2017 Bay State Games

2017 Bay State Games
Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Weather: Overcast, 65-degrees, humid

Mixed 3000 Meter Race Walk
1. O’Rourke, Ed                 M55 Groton, MA            15:59.33
2. Peckiconis, Stephen      M58 Roslindale, MA       18:36.63
3. Savilonis, Brian              M67 Princeton, MA        18:58.06
4. Mansbach, Charles        M72 Waban, MA            21:15.46

Results: USATF Region I Track & Field Championships

USATF Region I Track & Field Championships
Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg MA
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Weather: Partly cloudy, 80 degrees, humid

1500 Meter Race Walk
1. Thomas, Brenna          Waltham Track        9:04.70 (1st 9-10 Girls)
2. Bush, Sarah                 Unattached            9:30.40 (1st 11-12 Girls)
3. McDonald, Rowan       Unattached             9:34.00 (1st 9-10 Boys)
4. Schretzenmeyer, El      Danbury Flyers        9:50.30 (2nd 11-12 Girls)
5. Coisman, Max             Danbury Flyers       10:12.60 (1st 11-12 Boys)
6. Wiltshire, Katie             Five Points             10:45.40 (3rd 11-12 Girls)
7. Johnson, Aaron           Clcf Panther           11:43.80 (2nd 9-10 Boys)
8. Ehler, Taylor                 Waltham Track       12:02.40 (2nd 9-10 Girls)
9. Piwowar, Alexander     Nitehawks Sports   12:36.00 (2nd 11-12 Boys)
10. Trefts, Adeleine            Unattached           14:17.40 (3rd 9-10 Girls)
—  Coonradt, Lucas           Unattached                       DQ (9-10 Boys)

3000 Meter Race Walk
1. Allen, Nolan                 Unattached            16:00.77 (1st 17-18 Men)
2. Grover, Jessica            Unattached            16:42.78 (1st 15-16 Girls)
3. Thomas, Michael         Waltham Track        16:46.90 (1st 13-14 Boys)
4. Caira, Alessia               Waltham Track        16:50.67 (2nd 15-16 Girls)
5. Trefts, Izabelle              Unattached             18:15.34 (1st 13-14 Girls)
6. Ormsby, Jodi-kay        Vo2max Track          19:32.34 (2nd 13-14 Girls)
7. Jarosz, Braden            Unattached             19:38.98 (1st 15-16 Boys)
8. Schonenberg, Gilli       In Motion                 19:44.62 (3rd 13-14 Girls)
9. Smith, Morris               Waltham Track        20:08.65 (2nd 13-14 Boys)
10. Bell, Morgan                Haverhill Elite          20:41.16 (4th 13-14 Girls)
11. Rivera, Eliana               New Fairfield          21:02.18 (5th 13-14 Girls)

Judges: Ed Vaitones, Rich McElvery, Steve Vaitones

Results: 2017 Seacoast Racewalks

2017 Seacoast Racewalks
Portsmouth High School
Portsmouth, NH
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Weather: Sunny, 61 degrees

3000m
Kayla Allen (ME)            14:52.1 *
Valentina Vaitones (MA) 18:54.3

5000m
Stephan Mayeux (NH)   32:15.5
Brian Savilonis (MA)      32:33.6
Bill Harriman (MA)         35:34.1
Peter Malinowski (MA)        DQ

10000m
Spencer Dunn (ME)      54:17.2

* Kayla also beat the current Maine HS 1500m record with an interim time of 7:09.8.

Thanks to the chief timer, Justin Kuo, and judges Tom Menendez and Rich McElvery. Thanks also to volunteers Anita Bailey, Carolyn Fetter, Chris Mayeux, Joanne Harriman, and Pam Faltin. And a special thank you to sponsors Seacoast Dreams Dentistry and Runner’s Alley in Portsmouth, NH.

Seacoast Racewalks – May 14th, Portsmouth NH

Spring is definitely arrived and the first outdoor USATF-NE Grand Prix race will be the Seacoast Racewalks on Sunday, May 14th at the Portsmouth High School in Portsmouth, NH. The Seacoast Racewalks will include 3000m, the USATF-NE 5000 Meter Championship, and 10000m. All races will run concurrently and will start at 10 a.m.

We need volunteers for lap counting and cheering (!). This a great opportunity to experience an official event first hand, whether you are competing or spectating.

Registration form attached.S3K-5K-10K EntryForm17

Results: 2017 USATF East Region and New England Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships

2017 USATF East Region and New England Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships
Providence Career and Technical Academy
Providence, Rhode Island
Sunday, January 29, 2017

3000m Race Walk (Open)
1. Emerson Hernandez   M28 Fleet Feet A                     12:49.49
2. Nolan Allen                 M17 New England Walkers      15:27.52
3. Edward O’Rourke III   M55 New England Walkers      15:36.20
4. Maegan Allen             W18 New England Walkers      15:48.64
5. Robert Keating           M69 New England Walkers      17:07.73
6. Stephen Peckiconis   M57 Cambridge Sports Union  18:10.04
7. Wayne King               M56 unattached                       19:46.70
8. Bill Harriman              M69 New England Walkers       21:29.26

Emerson Hernandez led the pack from the start, leaving the New England Walkers in his wake. He finished the 3000m race walk in 12:49.49.

Results: 2017 Greater Boston TC Invitational

2017 Greater Boston TC Invitational
Gordon Indoor Track, Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Mixed 1 Mile Race Walk Junior OPEN
1. Smith, Morris              M  Watham TC                 10:44.20

Mixed 3000 Meter Race Walk OPEN
1. Hernandez, Emerson  M  Unattached                  13:02.87
2. Taylor-Talcott, Erin       W  Shore AC                     13:39.98
3. Talcott, Dave               M  Shore AC                     13:52.04
4. Allen, Kayla                 W  LA Racewalkers           15:05.85
5. Allen, Maegan             W  New England Walkers  16:01.41
6. Riegel, Sophie             W  Unattached                  16:08.52
7. Naidenko, Valentina     W  Unattached                  16:11.25
8. Lindoe, Holly               W  Franklin Pierce              16:43.39
9. Burgess, Moira            W  LA Racewalkers           17:26.12
10. Cote III, Richard         M  Franklin Pierce              17:36.32
11. Daniel, Maryanne       W  CT Racewalkers           17:47.30
12. Barbarotta, Hannah   W  Fitchburg St.                 22:02.03
— Allen, Nolan                 M  New England Walkers    DNF

Results: 48th Dartmouth Relays

48th Dartmouth Relays
Leverone Field House, Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Sunday, January 8, 2017
(Source: Lancer Timing)

Women’s 1 Mile Race Walk
1. Allen, Kayla                LA Racewalkers           7:48.69
2. Allen, Maegan            New England Walkers  8:18.74
3. Bickford, Haley LA     Racewalkers                 8:40.72
4. Burgess, Moira LA     Racewalkers                 8:44.76
5. Menard, Gabrielle      Boutique Courir             8:46.67
6. Guénard, Danika        Club Gatineau               8:52.51
7. Vaitones, Valentina     New England Walkers   8:54.82
8. Bourgie, Marie-Anne  Boutique Courir             9:36.43
9. Staskiewicz, Morgan  Lancaster RW               9:57.88
10. Petit, Lexi                   Lancaster RW           10:56.64

Men’s 1 Mile Race Walk
1. Adamowicz, Marek     Boutique Courir            6:10.51
2. Bechard, Yvan            Boutique Courir            7:12.54
3. Smith, Steven             Unattached                   7:45.33
4. Allen, Nolan                New England Walkers    8:17.11
5. O’Rourke, Ed             New England Walkers    8:19.11
6. Jobin, Marcel              Énergie                          9:03.44
7. Cote III, Richard          Franklin Pierce               9:27.74

Judges: Steve Vaitones, Tom Eastler, Ed Vaitones, Rich McElvery

In fast company: Steve Vaitones, Nolan Allen, Val Vaitones, Marcel Jobin (past Olympian), and Maegan Allen at the Dartmouth Relays last Sunday.


Results: 2016 Tom Knatt One Mile Race Walk/USATF-NE Indoor One Mile Race Walk Championship

2016 Tom Knatt One Mile Race Walk/USATF-NE Indoor One Mile Race Walk Championship
Shobrys Indoor Track, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA
Saturday, December 10, 2016

1.    Kayla Allen           17 Lewiston ME        Maine Racewalkers 7:54.89
2.    Meagan Allen       18 Arlington MA        NEWalkers               7:57.81 – 1F USATF-NE
3.    Ed O’Rourke        55 Groton MA           NEWalkers               8:35.07 – 1M USATF-NE
4.    Hayley Bickford    16 Gorham ME         Gorham Track           8:45.30
5.    Maryanne Daniel   58 Clinton CT           CT Racewalkers       8:49.14
6.    Tom Finn              60 Southington CT    CT Racewalkers       8:58.32
7.    Moira Burgess     16 Monmouth ME      Maine Racewalkers  9:02.12
8.    Val Vaitones          20 Derry NH              NEWalkers              9:08.44 – 2F USATF-NE
9.    Morris Smith        12 Arlington MA         Waltham TC          11:08.33 – 2M USATF-NE
10.   Thomas Knatt     76 Groton MA            NEWalkers            12:07.78 – 3M USATF-NE
11.   Baker, Ellie          62 Lexington MA        Unattached           12:56.45

Judges: Ron Daniel, Tom Menendez, Steve Vaitones, Rich McElvery

The distinguished field at the 3rd Annual Tom Knatt One Mile Race Walk Championship, December 10th at MIT:
Front row: Maryanne Daniel, Maegan Allen, Morris Smith
Back row: Ed O’Rourke, Moira Burgess, Hayley Bickford, Kayla Allen, Tom Knatt (Champion Emeritus), Ellie Baker, Val Vaitones, Tom Finn