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Recent Race Results (Click For More)

DateRunnerRaceDistanceTimePace
2019-05-19Meagan Bassett13.101:48:538:18
2019-05-19Andy HolmesGreat Bear Run3.100:17:225:36
2019-05-19Kenny RaynerBay to Breakers Centipede7.4500:42:285:42
2019-05-18Lauren TarvinMartha’s Vineyard marathon 26.203:24:337:48
2019-05-18Christine HoweMV Marathon26.203:27:257:55

Upcoming Races (Click For More)


05-27-2019 Christophers Run 5k
06-22-2019 SRR Marathon Relay
06-23-2019 BHZ 5K
07-04-2019 Rally 4 Sally(Dedham 4 on the 4th)
07-14-2019 Narragansett Summer Running Festival 5K



HFC Rambles At The James Joyce Ramble

2019-04-29 - HFC had a great turnout as usual at the Ramble, along with great course support and finish line MC-ing by Paul Muldoon! HFC placed 3rd men's 40+ team, 2nd and 5th 50+ men's, 8th 60+ men's team, and 4th women's 50+ team! Nice 6th open for Lily, 5th master for TJ, and awesome age graded* performances by Jason, John Sullivan, Mimi, George, and Bob Ruel.
Results Photos


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HFC At The Ramble

HFC Toughs It Out At The Boston Marathon

2019-04-18 - Great effort by our marathoners on a warm weather day and we still came through with 11 BQ’s out of 19 finishers! Lots of great support and cheering provided on race day along with the post race celebrating at the Secret Bar and at Lewis’! Click here for race results

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HFC Men At Hopkinton
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HFC Women At Hopkinton
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HFC Has Great Day at Doyles!

2019-04-07 - Great performances at Doyles! Curley & Mark M. 2nd and 3rd, TJ first master, Jason first senior, Christina womens winner, Rita and Lily 1st and 2nd open, Emily 2nd in her age group, Eileen 3rd in her age group. Click her for results

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Big HFC Turnout at Doyles


Hot Off The Press! - The HFC Newsletter

2019-04-03 - Though our marathoners begin the waiting game for the big day, your wait is over! The April Edition of the HFC Newsletter is here! It's full of fun and inspiring content, so be sure to check it out! Click here to read more

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HFC Impressive WOW Moments At The USATF National Masters Indoor Championship meet

2019-03-04 -

Jason Cakouros, Scott Grandfield, and and TJ Unger traveled south this weekend and have been tearing up the track on the national stage. The results have been inspiring to say the least. On Friday, TJ wins the gold medal(1st 40-44 in 9:05.46) and Jason (2nd 50-54 in 9:52.3) got off to a great start in the 3k and Scott with his 4th place finish in the Men's 50-54 400m Dash in 61.89 seconds.

On Saturday's master's mile, Jason ran 5:00.10 for 6th 50-54, and TJ wins gold by 3 seconds in 4:31.77 with a final lap 200 in 31.01!

On Sunday, TJ placed 2nd (40-44) in the 800 in 2:04.14, and Scott placed 6th in 2:21.30, and Jason placed 7th (50-54) in 2:21.49. Great racing, 2 national championships for TJ, and great national exposure for HFC!!


Mens 40-44 mile results
Mens 50-54 Mile Results
Mens 40-44 800 results
Mens 50-54 800 results
Mens 3000 30-49
Mens 3000 Run 50-59 Results
Mens 400 50-54 Results
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Well deserved post race celebration for 2 gold medal winner TJ Unger, with Scott and Jason

HFC Celebrates at the Annual HFC Convention

2019-01-28 - Many thanks to Chris Wargo & Mary McNulty and their team of helpers for putting on a fun and tasty HFC Convention! Victories were celebrated, many awards were handed out, raffles were won, great food and beverages were consumed, and great inspirational speeches delivered by Ed and Harvey!

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A great turnout as usual at the Convention

Hot Off The Press! - HFC Newsletter

2019-01-01 - The long awaited, never knew you needed, HFC Quarterly Newsletter is HERE! Check it out...there will be a quiz!

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2018 HFC Christmas Carol Run

2018-12-19 - HFC had a great night in Boston running and caroling our way to our favorite pubs and sites. We started at the Nova Scotia Tree at the Boston Common with O Come All Ye Faithful, and made our way to the Red Hat for apps, beers, and sang We Wish you a Merry Christmas. Then on to our 1st photo stop at the Sam Adams statue, then to Donovans, then to the top the balcony at Fanueil Hall for the 12 Days Of Christmas. Onwards to Mr. Dooleys for live music and refreshements, and then our final stop at Hub Pub. A great night of holiday fun and cheer with some HFC trivia sprinkled in. Awesome job by Paul Muldoon running the show!

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HFC at the Sam Adams Statue in Quincy Market

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HFC at the Hub Pub

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HFC at the Hub Pub

HFC Has Great Turnout At USATF-NE XC

2018-11-05 - HFC had a great day at USATF-NE XC at Franklin Park with over 45 runners competing in all 3 races! Many pictures on facebook. See the discussion board for full results.

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The Womens Team - the largest & fastest team ever

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Mens Open Team

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Masters Mens Team

HFC at the Hills Are Alive XC in Stowe VT

2018-10-28 - This hearty crew braved a snowy 3-4 drive, slippery mud, near freezing temps and XC ski slopes for the fourth installment of the USATF-NE XC Grand Prix.
Race Results

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HFC Runs Another Great Wayland XC Festival

2018-10-07 - HFC had a great day running and directing this great XC race. A great race for youth and adults!

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HFC Off To Great Start at Elm Bank XC

2018-09-10 - A great day for HFC Cross Country! The women's team gets 1st place with all 5 striders finishing in the top 13. The men's open team gets 3rd place with Steve Curley getting the win. Chris Canning most improved from last year(19:40) running 18:13. The men's masters team gets 1st place with TJ and Lee going 1-2 and Tim, Justin, and Scott placing 7-8-9. 24 striders in total raced and more watched and supported the team! Awesome racing! And like last year, 2 bee stings for Holmes and TVO. Results

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Womens Open Team

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Mens Open Team

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Mens Masters Team

HFC Almost sweeps the top 10 at the Rally 4 Sally in Dedham

2018-07-04 - Great turnout and racing on a hot and steamy 4th of July! HFC sweeps 1-7, 10th, 11, 13,16, 20, etc...THe HFC women sweep 1-4. Lots of age group winners. Big shoutout to all the striders for beating the heat and their competition.
Race Photos
Results

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HFC At BarrelHouseZ 5K

2018-06-26 - HFC had a great turnout and great performances at the BarrelhouseZ 5k! HFC had 3 in the top 10(TJ 2nd, Curley 5th, Cak 10th), plus age group awards to Cak, Eileen, Corky and Mary.
Race Results

HFC At New England Championship 5 Miler

2018-06-17 - Congratulations to the HFC Masters team for placing a very close 2nd at the Ribfest 5 Miler, perhaps the best team finish in a USATF event! The masters team was led by newly minted master runners TJ Unger (1st) and Lee Danforth (3rd), plus Jason Cak, John Sullivan and Brendan Lynch. The seniors team took 6th place and the open team placed 8th with Mike DiTocco as the only under 40.
Results

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Victory at The SRR Marathon Relay

2018-06-02 - The 4th time is the charm! HFC finally took home m the 1st place trophy! It was a great team effort with 16 men and 10 women covering 26.2 miles in 2:20:23.

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Great Day for HFC at Christophers Run 5K

2018-05-26 - HFC had a great turnout and great performances at the Christophers 5k! 6 runners in teh top 10 with lots of trophies earned with TJ & Lee going 1-2, and Jason, Eileen, and Mimi winning their age groups.

PRs to Emily Larson, Nicole Hamilton, and Shawn Clark! Chris Canning and Mark Kenwood run their fastest 5k in 5 years!

More photos on HFC Flickr and HFC Facebook.
http://www.coolrunning.com/results/18/ma/May28_16thAn_set1.shtml

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Great HFC Turnout At Christophers 5K


Wednesday Night Workouts
We meet at Xaverian HS at 6:30pm and run a coached track workout. All are invited to run.

HFC WOW moments!

Steve Curley Big PR at Portland Half

2019-04-28 - Congratulations to Steve Curley for his 64 second PR at the Portland Half! He ran 1:10:00 and placed 15th overall. It is only a matter of time before he takes down the club half record which stands at 1:09:08.

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Steve Running Strong in Portland

Nikki Nelson 1st place at Hot Chocolate 15k

2019-04-27 - Congratulations to Nikki for her win (15th overall) at the Hot Chocolate 15k in Brooklyn NY! She ran a time of 1:05:06 and claims a shiny new medal. Great racing!
Results

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Nikki sporting her new shiny 1st place medal

Christina Wins Doyles!

2019-04-12 - Congratulations to Christina Campbell on her victory at the Doyles 5 miler and Pub Series race #1! She ran a great race in a time of 30:59 and 32nd place overall.
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TJ Unger USATF New England March Athlete of the Month!

2019-04-10 - TJ Unger of the HFC Striders has been named the USATF New England March Athlete of the Month! TJ earns this award after three impressive times down at the USATF Masters Indoor Championship in North Carolina. Read more here

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Kenny Rayner runs sub-2:30 marathon!

2019-03-24 - Congratulations to Kenny Rayner on finally breaking the 2:30 barrier and winning his age group at the Sketchers Performance LA Marathon in a time of 2:28:03. "Kenny’s passion for running and pursuit of excellence on race day has been a prominent theme throughout his career and today he saw it all come together. Congratulations to Kenny, our west coast badass, on what is certainly the strongest performance of his incredible career.(SC)"

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Congratulations Kenny!

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TJ & Lee set HFC Masters Records in mile and 800

2019-02-09 - Congratulations to TJ and Lee for their new HFC masters mile & 800m records resp. at the BU Valentine meet. TJ ran a strong race, passing half the field in the last lap to record his outstanding 4:26.85. Lee "Speed Demon" Danforth ran a blistering 2:01.57 in the 800m racing against college kids half his age.
BU Valentine Meet results

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TJ Unger & Lee Danforth

First WOW moment of 2019

2019-01-01 - The first WOW moment of 2019 happened in Londonderry, New Hampshire when the feet of Lee Danforth, Jason Cakouros and Scott Grandfield set fire to Mammoth Road at the Millennium Mile. Lee placed 7th overall (1st Master) in 4:14.7, Jason placed 24th overall (1st Senior) in 4:33.1 and Scott placed 41st overall (3rd Senior) in 4:47.3. Great job guys!

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Scott and Jason at the Millennium Mile

Seniors Jason and Scott Break 5 in the Mile

2018-12-15 - Jason and Scott dueled in the 5th heat of the mile at BU mini meet #2 running 4:59.57 and 4:59.92 respectively! "Light years away from anyone on an age graded scale." Awesome Wow Moment!

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Scott Grandfield & Jason Cakouros Go Sub 5

Go Justin!

2018-10-21 - Congratulations to Justin for placing 1st master, 2nd overall at Narragansett Bay Half Marathon!

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Shea gets full page photo in NER

2018-09-09 - Congratulations to Shea for her great full page photo in New England Runner Magazine! The race was the July 4 Rally For Sally where she was 1st female and 10th overall.

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TJ Wins Ribfest Masters

2018-06-17 - Congratulations to TJ Unger for winning the USATF-NE Masters race by 1 second and placing 18th overall in a time of 26:29! A great way to kick off turning 40. Great race!

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Charles River Running Store
Norwood now has a new running specialty store. Charlotte Walsh is the owner and she offers a full service shoe fitting store that will cater to all types of runners from seasoned core runners to enthusiasts and emerging runners.
679 Washington St Norwood, MA 02062 Phone: 570-447-2571 http://charlesriverrunning.com/


Sports Massage
A good massage will help you recover from your marathon training or indoor track racing. Tom Vossen highly recommends his masseur. Regular sports massage: $45 for 30 minutes, $75 for 60 minutes. He is also trained for myofascial release.

Slawomir "Slawic" Rybak (pronounced Slavick) Chestnut Green 470 Washington St, Unit 31 Norwood, MA 02062 Office: 781-762-6153 Cell: 508-277-9595 rybakmtpt@verizon.net