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03-30-2019 Frank Nealon Boston Tune Up 15k04-07-2019 Doyles Emerald Necklace Road Race04-15-2019 Boston Marathon04-28-2019 James Joyce Ramble05-05-2019 Liam McGuire's Almost 5 Miler
HFC Impressive WOW Moments At The USATF National Masters Indoor Championship meet
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
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2018-04-29 - Great turnout and great racing by the Striders at the James Joyce Ramble. 5th place male/female teams in the masters and veterans Groups, strong 5th place open by TJ and 9th master by Lee, and much more.
HFC Rocks At The Boston Marathon
2018-04-16 - HFC pulled through with strong performances at a rainy and cold Boston Marathon! Great team work started early in the morning with car pools to Hopkinton, warm and dry shelter at Jimmy's friend Keiron's house near the start, great course support from Wargo,Meg and Paul Muldoon in Wellesley and HFC Corner in Newton, and great finish line support in Boston/Park Plaza by Ed and company. The Striders ran great in bad weather with Nicole running a PR at 3:13:11 and leading the women's team and Mike DiTocco running a 6 second PR with a 2:50:29 to lead the men's team. Thank you to everyone involved, especially to Andy, Canning, and Bill Buckley and others for making HFC Corner great, and also the great coaching and workouts by Ed Groden! Results and post race analysis will be posted soon on the discussion board. Race Photos up on HFC Flickr and HFC Facebook.
HFC At The Frank Nealon 15K
2018-03-31 - HFC had a great turnout at the Frank Nealon 15K with both the men's and women's teams. Those running Boston look ready to go All we need is the same weather on April 16.
Wednesday Night Workouts
HFC Every Saturday Training Workouts
Kenny Rayner sets new HFC marathon record
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, breaking Ed Grodenís long held HFC marathon record. "Kennyís 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)"
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.
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!
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!
2018-10-21 - Congratulations to Justin for placing 1st master, 2nd overall at Narragansett Bay Half Marathon!
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.
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!
Steve Curley Crushes 5k PR!
2018-05-12 - Congratulations to Steve Curley for his 15:36 track 5k at Bentley! This was a 29 second PR and a great birthday present to himself. Happy 26th birthday!
Raul & Janet BQ at Providence Marathon!
2018-05-06 - Raul and Janet earn their BQ's in Providence RI with a 3:10:43 (M 42, BQ 3:15) and 3:47:27 (F 48, BQ 3:55) with great team support. This was their marathon debut. Congratulations!
Mike DiTocco PR's at Boston!
2018-04-16 - Conratulations to Mike on his marathon PR at the cold and wet Boston marathon! He took 5 seconds off last years's Martha's Vineyard marathon and finished in 2:50:29 and was the first HFC Strider across the line. Great work Mike!
Nicole PR at The Boston Marathon
2018-04-16 - Big congratulations to Nicole for her big 18 minute PR running 3:13:11 on a cold and rainy Boston Marathon. And this is only her 2nd marathon. Awesome job!
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