Plans accompanying the race include 1) taking a group photo AFTER the race, at 9:30 AM, near the security wall North of the Washington Monument; and 2) catching up with Madeline Harms over lunch on Saturday, as she’s back in town from the Twin Cities.
TEAM ROSTERS, 2013
Washington Running Club & Dojo (Women's Open) 1 Braner, Elyse (F28) 2 Corr, Michaela (F28) 3 Harms, Madeline (F27) 4 Jennings, Laura (F31) 5 Whittaker, Janet (F38) Washington Running Club: Mixed (Mixed Masters) 1 Kendra, John (M50) 2 Pemberton, Alan (M60) 3 Scarborough, James (M54) 4 Taylor, Julia (F41) 5 Turanchik, William (M46) Dojo Racing - WRC (Washington Metropolitan Men's Elite Teams) 1 King, Geoff (M34) 2 Pruitt, Christopher (M30) 3 Rumery, Shawn (M27) 4 Stutts, Benjamin (M24) 5 Yi, Daniel (M32) Washington Running Club + Dojo (Men's Open) 1 Angell, Christopher (M32) 2 Coville, Gareth (M33) 3 Martinez, P.J. (M32) 4 Masterson, Kirk (M37) 5 Munro, Scott (M31) Washington Running Club: Dudes (Men's Open) 1 Killian, Andrew (M33) 2 Paz, Nelson (M35) 3 Pittman, David (M28) 4 Wells, Kit (M36) Washington Running Club: Sages (Men's Open) 1 Kopetsky, Jim (M52) 2 Platt, Robert (M61) 3 Trost, Robert (M66) 4 Wind, Jay Jacob (M63)
Everyone is invited to catch up with Madeline Harms over lunch on Saturday, as she’s back in town from the Twin Cities. Let’s meet near the Health and Fitness Expo at 12:30 PM on Saturday, April 6th, in front of the entrance to the National Building Museum, on the South side facing Judiciary Sq (map). Ten minute rule in effect.
All WRC team members and their supporters are encouraged to rally both pre- and post-race on the lawn South of the bag check and North of the Washington Monument (map). Key times to bear in mind on Sunday include: Bag Check starts 6:05 a.m., Sunrise 6:53 a.m., Bag Check ends 7:10 a.m., Ten Mile Start 7:30 a.m.
Let’s re-assemble at 9:30 AM just North of the Washington Monument (map) after the race and cool-down for a team photo. Brian Savitch has offered to bring his camera and break away from volunteer duties to do this.
WRC HISTORICAL TIMES TO BEAT
With six teams comprising 28 athletes, WRC stands to improve upon its existing record at this prestigious event, including 21 teams scoring among the open men’s, open women’s, and masters men’s divisions. Highlights from the recent past include finishes by WRC as high as 3rd place among open men (2012) and as fast as 2:47:27 (1999), and 1st place among open women (2009, 2003) and as fast as 3:03:08 (1999). Searchable results for 1973-2012 are available here.
As always, WRC members that are not racing on Sunday will meet on the 3300 Block of M Street, NW at 8:00 a.m. for the Sunday Distance Run, ranging from 8 to 20 miles, followed by refreshments at Dean & DeLuca. All are welcome to join.