Congrats to the newest Number 1 Rat!!!

Congratulations to our own Jimmy Impescia on his performance over the last year running the Hockomock Rat Series. On June 27 up in Montpelier Vermont- Jim was crowned the #1 Rat for the 2009-2010(and final) Rat Series.


Photos- Courtesy of Paul McDermott

For those who don't know what this entails- it is a series of 20 mandatory races(including back to back Marathons)- and 5 to 7 Optional Races. Other NMC members who ran part or all of the series include-
Paul McDermott, Larry Morris, Bob Sullivan, Peter Orni, Ray Boutotte, Ted Ridout, Dan Dodson, Jeff Gould, Jim Gaffney, Jim Fay, and Jim McDermott.

Additional Photos here:
http://picasaweb.google.com/mcdermott.paul11/LastTripOfTheRats#

Summer Series Updates!!!

Attendance at the Summer Series continues to be strong- even in the heat we've had lately.

Many thanks to the Highland City Striders and Central Mass Striders for attending our Whitney 5K race in Hudson... 54 runners in a 98 degree night!!!

Our Ron and Tom Boone 10K had to be re-routed and shortened, when an accident on Clark St closed the road 10 minutes before the start of the race.

Results have been posted for Whitney 5K, Boone 4 Miler, and even the Phillipston Fire 5.5 Mile race held back in June

Pictures have been posted in Photos for 2010 Mt Washington, and the Boone race in Gardner.

NMC Mt Washington Wrap-Up

The 50th Annual Mt Washington Road Race was held this past Saturday June 19th- on an extremely hot sunny day. The day was one of those few that you can see clear skies the entire way.

As a club- we did very well- but our 50 yr old Senior Womens Team took First Place Honors WAHOO!!! As a result of that- the top 3 Women in that division get to by-pass next years lottery. Big hands for Carolyn Finch, Deb Wallgren, and Sandy Superchi.

Big thanks- and Congrats to the volunteers- with the heat and sun- the Fluid Stations were hoppin'.

A link to pictures will be posted soon
Please read the attached from Ken Parker

06/19/10 - Mt Washington 2010

Summer Series Update

Results from the Greyhound Pub Mr Bean Memorial & Boxford State Forest races have been posted in Results section.

Please join North Medford Club this coming Tuesday 6/22 for the Lake Dennison 4 miler. Take Rt 2 West to Exit 20(Baldwinville Rd)- right off the ramp and follow to end. Take Right on Rt 202 until a left a Lake Dennison Recreation area. Race begins from the Beach at 6:30 PM.

Kickoff of Summer Series- Bob Hersey 5 Mile

On June 1st- NMC kicked off its Summer Series of Races for 2010 with the Bob Hersey Memorial 5 Miler. Thunder and Lightning kept the crowd thin, but that meant for Food for the rest of us!!!

Winner for the Men was Brian Allen @ 30:16, and first for Women was Heidi Bixby-Handy @ 39:09. Full Results have been posted in the Results heading.

Fresh Pond Race Officials Hamming it up

A recent Saturday has the folks who handle the Fresh Pond Races hamming it up for the camera in their new NMC Jackets-

Shown are: Phil Keeley, Diane McLaughlin, Joe MacDonald & Paul Schell

NMC Volunteers at Perkins School for the Blind

On May 15th- several members of the Rindge Road Runners volunteered for Race Day at Perkins School for the Blind in Newton. Eyesight challenged runners came from all over the country to participate. Volunteers acted as running "guides", timers, and markers.


Missing from photo is Paul McDermott

Spring 2010 Newsletter Now Available!!!

Hot off the press, the NMC late spring newsletter is now available. Another great job by the editors!!

Marathon Photos Added/ Recent Updates

Coutesy of Paul McDermott- pictures of the 2010 Boston Marathon have been posted to his PicasaWeb account. Link is under the Photos section- either Top Right Corner or on the left of Main Page.

I have also added a series of Announcements under Presidents Corner with Documents posted by Rene(El Prez). This is on the right hand side of the Web Page.

You will also notice on the Left side- our own Lake Winni Relay information page has been posted... en of September will be here before we know it- and its time to begin team planning process.

Our world famous Summer Series race schedule is also posted under Races. Link here:

  • NMC 2010 Summer Race Series (.pdf)
  • NMC Boston Marathon Runners

    A hearty Congratulations to those of you who ran Boston- I envy you all!!
    My humble apologies in advance to anyone I have missed. If you are not listed- please mail me at webmaster@northmedfordclub.org and I'll update.

    Kate Morin-------------- 1/2 way2:22:23)(waiver)
    Sarah Dennuchuk------5:00:54(waiver)
    Donna LeBlanc----------4:28:22(waiver)
    Dan Dodson-------------5:27:43
    Joe DiMucci---------------3:29:07
    Jim Fay--------------------3:33:28
    Josh Curtis---------------3:17:35
    Jon Miganowiz----------3:37:57(waiver)
    Steve McAvoy------------4:53:04(waiver)
    George Graves----------3:56:35
    David Audet--------------3:15:48
    Rick Hebert---------------3:35:05
    Mark Wigler--------------3:41:07
    Mike Menovich-----------3:32:58
    Ron Kmiec----------------4:07:13
    Amy Paquette-----------4:06:43
    Kathie Cioffi--------------5:31:54(waiver)
    Anthony Cali-------------4:30:08(waiver)
    Karen Gillespie----------4:13:48
    Rich St. Hillare-----------3:40:27
    Mike Auger---------------3:13:42
    Nicole Julius--------------4:04:55(waiver)
    Karma Pilon--------------3:36:19(waiver)
    Nathan Reynolds-------4:37:41(waiver)
    Heidi Caissie------------4:25:46(waiver)
    Gail Dwyer---------------4:25:45(waiver)
    Mike Brodeur------------4:16:04
    Steve Drouin------------3:58:23

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