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Recent Race Results (Click For More)

2019-01-19Jason CakourosEast Coast Invitational1.000:05:005:00
2019-01-12Jason CakourosTufts Invite 1 Mile1.000:05:005:00
2019-01-05George BraunResolution Run Kauai3.100:20:016:27
2019-01-01Jason CakourosMillennium Mile1.000:04:334:33
2019-01-01Scott GrandfieldMillennium Mile1.000:04:474:47

Upcoming Races (Click For More)

01-25-2019 John Thomas Terrier Classic (womens meet)
01-26-2019 John Thomas Terrier Classic (mens meet)
01-27-2019 Boston Prep 16 Miler
01-27-2019 New England Masters Indoor Championship
02-02-2019 Bruce Lehane Scarlet and White Invitational

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 at the Sam Adams Statue in Quincy Market

HFC at the Hub Pub

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.


The Womens Team - the largest & fastest team ever

Mens Open Team

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


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. Results

Womens Open Team

Mens Open Team

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


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.


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.

Great HFC Turnout At Christophers 5K

HFC Rambles!

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.
Race results


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.


HFC Supported Long Run on the Boston Course

2018-03-24 - The striders had great weather and great support Saturday on the long run on the Boston Marathon course. Great workouts by Lee, Diesel, Justin, Brian Auger, John Sullivan, Dave Conforto, Greg, Eileen and Nichole. Many thanks to Dana, Christine, Mark, and Chris Wargo for organizing. The team is ready for April 16!


Great Night At The HFC Convention!

2018-01-28 - HFC had a great convention hosted and catered by Chris Wargo and his team of helpers. Thank you Chris! The food was awesome! The event was well run with inspiring speeches by Ed and Harvey, award presentations by Dana and Dan Finkel, and a great raffle run by Paul Muldoon and his helpers. The club had a great turn out with over 60 members and lots of socializing and fun was had by all.

2018 HFC Convention Club Photo

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

HFC Every Saturday Training Workouts
January to April: Training workouts are held every Saturday @ 9:00am on non-race weekends. Meet at the Willett School in Norwood. All are invited to run. Please check the discussion board for the latest details.

HFC WOW moments!

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!

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!

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!


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!

Steve and Dan Curley at the BRTC Twilight 5k

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!


George Braun is Superman!

2018-03-18 - Incredible races for George this weekend at the USATF Townebank 8k in 31:42 (PR) placing 88th overall and 12th in his age group! The next day he strikes again with a 1:30:43 PR at the Shamrock 1/2 placing 123rd overall and 2nd in his age group! Congratulations!
Race results


Justin wins the Oceans Run Marathon in a time of 3:00:54

2018-03-04 - Justin wins again at the Oceans Run Marathon in a time of 3:00:54 on his home course in Westerly, RI with his family giving him great course support! He was 2:30 behind 1st place at mile 19 and worked hard to close the gap and drop him. Congratulations!! Click here for race results.


Kenny Crushes The Tokyo Marathon

2018-02-24 - Congratulations to Kenny on his awesome 2:32:36 at the Tokyo marathon!



Eileen Runs Great At The Mv20

2018-02-18 - Congratulations To Eileen on another dominant performance at the Martha's Vineyard 20 Miler. 4 minutes on her closest age group finisher and 9th female overall. Way to crush it Eileen!


Mimi Fallon Making Her Racing Debut In Green

2018-02-04 - Mimi takes 2nd place female at the Bamboozled 5k in her first race in HFC. Congratulations and welcome Mimi!!


Rachel Wins At Fresh Pond

2018-02-03 - Congratulations to Rachel for her 1st place womens Fresh Pond last week!!


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