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3/17 to 3/25/2012 Tuesday Night Turtles Race Results

Dave Principe @ the NB 1/2

1st Mick Morgan’s St Pat’s Day 5k
Walpole, MA, March 17, 2012
6th – 20:17 – 6:33 – Dave Schaad

Shamrock Shuffle 5K
North Kingstown, RI, March 17, 2012
? –  JOHN BRENNAN – 19:53.3 – 6:24/M

New Bedford Half Marathon
New Bedford, MA, March 18, 2012
36th – ALAN BERNIER      1:12:24
73rd – MARTIN TIGHE       1:15:22
104th – DAVID PRINCIPE   1:17:45

Quincy 1/2 Marathon & 5K Road Race
Quincy, MA, March 18, 2012
85th – Lawrence Walker     1:30:39.0

Nayatt 5K
Barrington, RI, March 24, 2012
11th – DAVE SCHAAD – 18:55 – 6:05/M

17th Annual Eastern States 20 Miler
Salisbury, MA, March 25, 2012
46th – 2:22:25 – 7:07 – Lawrence Walker
73rd – 2:31:09 – 7:33 – Patrick Quinn

Quonset 10 Mile
North Kingstown, RI, March 25, 2012
9th – JOHN BRENNAN – 1:06:17 – 6:38

Quonset 5k
North Kingstown, RI, March 25, 2012
2nd – Dave Schaad – 19:31 – 6:17
6th – GEORGE ROSS – 21:17 – 6:52

New Jersey Ultra Festival 50 Miler
Augusta, NJ, March 24, 2012
3rd – Issy Nielson- 7:48:29 (1st Woman)

Photo by Scott Mason

Wanna race this weekend? 12/17-18 Race Schedule

Rhode Island Races

December 18, 2011 (Sunday)

2nd Annual Beat Santa 5k
Portsmouth, RI
10:00AM common fence point community center, 929 Anthony Road (a festive fun
run where runners must beat Santa to receive a present
Contact: john santillo (RIRR). 1-401-714-4581 katjonkkd@cox.net
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Old  Mountain 5k Trail Race
Wakefield, RI 10:00AM Old Mountain Field,
Wakefield, RI., 831 Kingstown Rd (3.1 mile loop of diverse wooded trails and
fields. Food drive for charity. USATF
Contact: Mike Galoob (RunAmok Racing). 1-401-256-2645 mikegaloob@gmail.com
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Massachusetts Races

December 17, 2011 (Saturday)

City Sports Run Club
Cambridge, MA 10:00AM City Sports, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue
(Every Saturday. All Fitness Levels Welcomed! 3 & 5 Mile Loops.)
This event is the 3rd part of a weekly 12 part series.
Contact: Jason Bui (City Sports Porter Square) redhotsox@hotmail.com
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CMS 52-Week 5K Series
Worcester, MA 9:00AM Worcester
State University, Gymnasium lobby, 486 Chandler Street
This event is the 14th part of a weekly 14 part series.
Contact: Joe Alfano (Central Mass Striders).
1-508-767-7468 jalfano@assumption.edu
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Freedom Trail Run
Boston, MA 8:30AM Boston Common (Park & Tremont), Box 170750
This event is the 30th part of a weekly 52 part series.
Contact: Ed OConnor (Freedom Trail Run). 1-617-398-0611 info@freedomtrailrun.com
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Snowstorm Classic 5k
Springfield, MA 9:30AM Porter Lake
Skate house, Forest Park (Santioned event/certified course/ entry fee 4)
Contact: Art Roberts (Greater Springfield Harriers). 1-413-734-0955 robo616@aol.com
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Boston, MA 10:30AM City Sports, 1035
Commonwealth Avenue (Fun run & potluck breakfast)
This event is the 9th part of a weekly 52 part series.
Contact: Hashmeyer (TMIRCE) tmirce@informalrunning.com
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December 18, 2011 (Sunday)

5th Marathon Sports Somerville Jingle Bell Run
Somerville, MA 11:00AM Davis Square, Elm
Street (a rock n roll Christmas Run)
Contact: Somerville Striders Athletic Club. 1-617-625-2140 BAEvents@aol.com
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Cambridge 5K – Yulefest
Cambridge, MA 10:00AM Clover Food Labs, 7 Holyoke St.,
Harvard Square (Festive 5K Race Followed by an AMAZING Party Sponsored By
THREE Craft Brewers!
)Contact: Ed OConnor (Cambridge Five K).
1-617-398-0611 ed@cambridge5k.com
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Chabad of the North Shore Chanukah Run-a-Latke
Swampscott, MA 2:00PM Chabad House in
Swampscott, 44 Burrill Street (Family 5K and Childrens Miler: Fun, Fit, Festive)
Contact: Allie Vered (North Shore Striders). 1-804-269-6900 allie_vered@hotmail.com
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Colonial Road Runners Winter Fun Run Series
Abington, MA 1:00PM Abington Police Station, 215 Central St (A low-key, weekly timed
fun run open to all runners!
)This event is the 4th part of a weekly 10 part series.
Contact: Colonial Road Runners. 1-781-878-8622 funruns@colonialrunners.org
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NE Barefoot Runners Back Bay Charles River 10K Run and 10 Minute Barefoot Running Clinic (Free)
Boston, MA 1:00PM Hatch Shell (meet on the river side close to the shell), 1 David G Mugar Way (barefoot fun run on a tested smooth, flat asphalt path along the Charles River.)This event is the 3rd part of a weekly 19 part series.
Contact: Preston (New England Barefoot Runners). 1-781-789-2332 barefootrunners@yahoo.com
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Christmas 10k Run – Newport, RI

The “Run for Hope” Christmas 10k is this weekend 12/11/11.  If you plan on running, please pre-register, and mark down Tuesday Night Turtles in the Team Name box.  You MUST pre-enter to count on the team.  The pre-entry closes on 12/8/11, so don’t delay!

Follow the link below to register.

Christmas 10k PRE-ENTRY

From the 2010 race…Santa being pursued by the Rhode Island State Police

November/December Results

Li’l Rhody Runaround 8-Mile Trail Run
Charlestown, RI, November 20, 2011
25th – Scott Mason  57:25.0  (7:11)

Mews Tavern Gear & Beer 5K
Wakefield, RI, November 20, 2011
42nd – DAVE SCHAAD  19:14.40  (6:13)

Pie Run 5 Miler
Middletown, RI, November 24, 2011
23rd – Robert Corsi  30:55  (6:11)
25th – Dave Schaad  31:05  (6:13)

Willow Tree Family Turkey Trot
Providence, RI, November 24, 2011
2nd – ALAN BERNIER  15:56.5  (5:09)

Trot of Your Trurkey 5k/1.5 Mile Road Race
Barrington, RI, November 26, 2011
23rd   18:42  (6:02) DAVE SCHAAD
52nd   19:54  (6:25) Joe Reddy

East Greenwich Lions Club 5k Turkey Trot
East Greenwich, RI, November 26, 2011
11th – Karen BENWAY  20:05  (6:28)

Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell 5k Run
Providence, RI, December 3, 2011
1st – Dave Schaad  19:13  (6:12)
5th – Joe REDDY  20:19  (6:33)
Downtown Jingle 5K
Providence, RI, December 4, 2011
23rd – DAVE SCHAAD  18:56.6  (6:07)

Rhode Island 6 Hour Ultramarathon & Relay

The 2011 RI 6 Hour –  USATF-NE championship race – would be the 3rd annual race, and again we lucked out with fantastic weather.  November can be a crap-shoot but for the RI 6 Hour it has been nothing but pleasant.

Going into this year’s event we had our largest numbers yet with over 80 ultra runners and 25 teams signed up.  Unfortunately with injuries, family obligations, and just straight up no-shows there were only 59 ultra runners on the line, but all of the relay teams made the trip!

We were lucky enough to have back 2009 Champion Ben Nephew and 2010 Relay Champions acidotic RACING, and of course the 2009 Relay Champions the Tuesday Night Turtles!

On the men’s side the race played out how I had expected.  Ben Nephew wanted to run around 6:45 pace and stayed close to that (6:49s) through just under 4 hours.  He had a bit of a slow down over the last 2 hours but still managed to get in 50 miles in 5:56:59.  John Brown finished as 2nd male with 43.22 miles and Justin Kousky finished 3rd with 40.52 miles.  Our lone Turtle in the race was Jake Schieffelin, who has now completed all three RI 6 Hour races, this year he finished with 36.47 miles.

On the women’s side with the drop-out of the 2009 Champion Daniele Cherniak
the day before the race I did not know who would be battling for the top spot.  However it became pretty clear from the start that Michelle Gosselin was on a mission running mid 7 min pace  throughout the first half of the race.  In the end she finished 2nd overall in a new course record of 45.92 miles.  The 2nd place woman, Maddy Hribar, was not far behind equaling the distance of the previous course record which was held by TNT’s own Karen Benway with 43.22 miles.  3rd place female and 5th overall was Tina Dowling with 40.52 miles.

In the relay, pre-race favorites acidotic RACING stated they wanted to break the 60 mile mark and seemed ready to do so with the opening loop run in 5:10 pace by Judson Cake.  In the end they came up just short running 59.42 miles but still taking the victory by 2 laps over the Tuesday Night Turtles ‘A’ Team.  The Fuel Belt Elite Team finished in 3rd equalling the distance of TNT with 54.02 miles, but taking 12 mins longer to do it.  The Turtles had one more team in the race and they bettered their total from 2010 with 48.62 miles and a 6th place finish.

All in all the 2011 addition of the RI 6 Hour was a success.  I have had numerous emails from runners stating “I love the event” “It is my favorite ultra” and most of all “You have the best volunteers”.  So thank you volunteers, because without you nobody is happy!!

See you in 2012!

Full Results

Rhode Island 6 Hour Ultra almost sold out



Named again as the 2011 USATF-NE Ultrarunning Championship!

The Rhode Island 6 Hour Ultramarathon and Relay, to be held on Nov 13th,  is currently Rhode Island’s only Ultra. This event is a 6 hour timed event, plain and simple the individual and team that complete the most miles within 6 Hours win the event.

The course is a slightly rolling loop in Warwick RI’s City Park. The course is wooded usatfsanctionedevent-3cand scenic with parts over looking Narragansett Bay. The race will consist of an individual and team relay event.

Teams may consist of 2 to 6 runners, but only one runner will be allowed on the course at a time. Awards will go to the first three male, female and teams in the event.

If you plan on registering as an individual or a relay team you may want to do it very soon as the event is almost sold out.  Contact Bob Jackman or visit the race web site