Results from the September 1st Run4Mike 4-miler are posted here.  Thanks to all who participated!
Please see the photo gallery.
Delaware Divas Win Hood to Coast Division
Congratulations to local runners Amy Blithe, Cindy Cucuzzella, Kate Morris, and Annie Pilson. They were part of a 12-woman team that won the female submaster division of the Nike Hood to Coast Relay. The race covers 197 miles over two days. Their team "Nature Girlz" averaged a 7:16 mile pace to complete the course in 23:51:21.
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August Racing News
Congratulations are due to a number of club members for recent performances:
Amy Blithe was the overall winner of the Tour De Lance 5K in Wilmington on August 13, with a time of 18:58.
Delaware runners repeated their 2007 victory and were the overall winners at the "100 on 100" Heart of Vermont Relay on August 16.   The OSX team, which consisted of Zach Chupa, Joe Switzer, Kyle Brightbill, Steve Lafferty, John Brannan, and Shane Trimble, averaged an amazing 5:49 mile pace to complete the 100-mile relay in 9:31:58.
Jeff Kammerzelt was 5th overall in the Lum's Pond Triathlon on August 17, finishing in a time of 1:18:02.   Jimmy Walsh placed 14th overall and 3rd in his age group in the accompanying duathlon, finishing in 1:23:08.
Great job, everyone!
The Dirty Thirty
Congratulations to Marine Captain Dave Baril - Winner of the inaugural "Dirty Thirty," Iraq's first 50k Ultra-Marathon!  Undeterred by his first ultra marathon and blazing desert heat, Captain Baril reported for duty later that day.   We appreciate your service and dedication.   Dave is the brother-in-law of DRC runner Kelan Wieloch.
To listen to a post race interview, scroll down to August 12th here
DRC Goes to the Beach
The Delaware Running Club enjoyed a relaxing weekend at the beach on August 2-3.   Thanks to Bijan and Samme Sorouri for providing luxurious beach front accommodations and a delicious dinner.  Thanks to Gordon and Cindy Kaiser for a great post-race Sunday brunch at their Rehoboth Beach home.  The team enjoyed a beautiful Sunday morning run through Henlopen Acres in the "Run for JJ 5K".   Results are as follows:
Jimmy Walsh, 18:25, 2nd AG
Frank Sutman, 18:37, 3rd AG
Amy Blithe, 19:11, 1st AG
Kevin Jacobs, 20:20, 1st AG
Lynn Knothe, 21:11, 2nd AG
Congratulations go out to Jeff Kammerzelt and his wife Anna on the arrival of baby Beau on Wednesday, July 16.  Beau weighed in at 7 lb., 15.5 oz. and was 20.5 inches long.
Heart Of A Champion / B+ 5K
Results from the June 19 Heart of A Champion / B+ 5K are posted here.
Thank you for your patience.
Sincerely, Jim Walsh and Mike Monagle
Delaware Sports Club
Mile Festival Results
Results from our May 29 Festival of Miles at AI duPont HS are posted here.
Thanks to everyone who came out and supported the event.   Please come back for the 5000m track run at AI duPont HS on June 12.
2008 DRC Boston Marathon Finishers - Great Job!
Steve Sinko, 2:30:44
Patrick O'Rourke, 2:41:36
Brian Driscoll, 2:54:30
Lee Kauffman, 2:56:43
Amy Blithe, 3:15:08
Kate Morris, 3:21:39
Karen Smith, 3:28:41
Doug Adelman, 3:31:39
Theresa Kauffman, 3:35:32
Cindy Cucuzzella, 3:35:53
Carol Giampietro, 3:37:05
Boston Marathon DRC Team Results
Mens Open: 16th out of 75 teams.
Delaware Running Club (Delaware) 8:19:08
Sinko, Stephen 2:30:44
O'Rourke, Patrick T. 2:41:36
Noonan, Mike 3:06:48
Vance, Jeff 3:25:19
Diienno, James Jr. 3:40:51
Womens Open: 37th out of 68 teams.
Delaware Running Club (Delaware) 10:44:27
Blithe, Amy L. 3:15:08
Amidon, Margaret 3:24:08
Knight, Leslie K. 4:05:11
Mens Masters: 32nd out of 83 teams.
Delaware Running Club (Delaware) 9:22:52
Driscoll, Brian J. 2:54:30
Kauffman, William L. Jr. 2:56:43
Adelman, Doug 3:31:39
Womens Masters: 7th out of 45 teams.
Delaware Running Club (Delaware) 10:26:12
Morris, Kate M. 3:21:39
Smith, Karen 3:28:41
Cucuzzella, Cindy C. 3:35:52
Sinko, Kimberly M. 4:02:18
Delaware Running Club results from the April 20 Buckley's Make-A-Wish 10K & 5K:
Zach Chupa, 2nd OA, 1st AG, 36:19
Jeff Kammerzelt, 3rd OA, 2nd AG, 36:55
Frank Sutman, 2nd AG, 40:31
John Schlosser, 43:07
Mike Whitman, 43:16
Linda Odle, 1st OA, 44:17
Claudia Schultze, 2nd OA, 1st AG, 46:34
Zach Chupa, 3rd OA, 1st AG, 18:15
Todd Coulson, 1st AG, 20:53
Joan Messick, 1st AG, 22:09
Bijan Sorouri, 22:42
Congratulations to Meredith Lambert on her 2:48:21 posted in the US Women's Olympic Marathon Trials.   Her April 20 effort in Boston was good for 80th place amongst the best marathon field the US has to offer.
Bijan Sorouri's photos from the 2008 Caesar Rodney Half Marathon may be seen here
Long time club member Mike Clark passed away around 2:00am on March 7th from complications from an infection.
Mike was an outstanding athlete and close friend to many of us. He will be sorely missed.
The Memorial will be at the Hockessin Police Athletic League on Tuesday afternoon, March 11th, at 3:00pm.
Congratulations go out to Lindsay Scarborough and Joe Switzer on the occasion of their February 29 leap marriage! The happy couple and 10K the dog will reside in Wilmington after a honeymoon ski trip to Jackson Hole.
Congratulations to Adam Singer, who ran a 3:18:56 in the inaugural Breast Cancer Marathon on February 17. Adam placed 3rd in his age group in the "26.2 with Donna", held in beautiful Jacksonville Beach, FL.
Shannon Matthews 5K results from Jan. 26, 2008 may be found here.
A photo gallery from the race is posted here.