Andy’s Roundup: Young Nashua Runners Win Gate City Series Race…and more
Homestretch 5K- The latest stop on the 2014 Gate City Series saw over 200 runners and walkers take part in the September 7 race. Nashua’s Isaiah Arteaga was the men’s winner in 20 minutes 26 seconds. Top female, and third overall, was also a Nashua runner, was the women’s winner in 21:04. With Arteaga being 18 years old and Parsons being 19 the combined ages of the winners were amongst the lowest of any combined ages for winners at 2014 New Hampshire race.
Fox Point Sunset Five Miler- The largest road race in New Hampshire over the weekend took place in Newington on Saturday night in the 13th edition of the Fox Point Sunset Five Miler. Dover’s Nathan Huppe, who has won a number of New Hampshire races this year, added one more to the total by finishing as top male in 27:45. Melissa Donais of North Andover, Massachusetts was the women’s winner in 32:33
There were 583 runners and walkers who finished the race
Elsewhere Around The State
Friends Fighting Cancer 5K- Hanover’s Joel Brown and Manchester’s Stephanie Burnham were the winners.
Run To Fall 5K- Kevin Alliette of Methuen, Massachusetts and Kaitlyn D’Orazio of York, Maine took top honors.
Monadnock Region Child Advocacy Center 5K Run/Walk- Winners: Marc Hammond and Stephanie Dodson
Laconia Klinic 5K For The Kids- Concord’s Dave Audet joined Sanbornton’s Rebecca Schinvkev in the winner’s circle.
Otter Limits Triathlon- Andy McCarron and Ann Marie Stearns topped the field
Northeast Delta Dental Halfway To St. Patrick’s Day 5K, Manchester- http://www.millenniumrunning.com/halfway
New Balance Reach The Beach Relay, Sept. 12-13, Cannon Mtn.
Celebrate Pink 5K Road Race & Walk, Portsmouth, Sept. 13
KHS Senior Class 5K, Keene, Sept. 13
Linda’s Closet 5K Run/Walk, Nelson, Sept. 13
Pelham Old Home Day 5K, Pelham, Sept. 13
Peter Michael Abbott Memorial 5K, Peterborough, Sept. 13
Kid’s Cancer 5K, Salem, Sept. 13
Run for the Fallen NH, Portsmouth, Sept. 14
Runnin’ The Dream With the Class of 2015 5K, Claremont, Sept. 14
Trivia Question of the Week
Post your guesses in the comments below.
Who is the only New Hampshire runner to break 2 hours, 20 minutes at the Boston Marathon?
Last week’s question: What was the Concord based insurance company that sponsored a 5K/Ten Mile race in Concord in the 1980’s and 1990’s? Chubb Life
About Andy Schachat:
Andy has been involved in the New Hampshire road race/triathlon community for well over 20 years. As a runner Andy has three Boston Marathons to his credit. Behind the scenes Andy has reported on New Hampshire road races and triathlons for various publications and has covered races for radio stations and newspapers. Perhaps he is best known as the “voice” of New Hampshire races having been the announcer at hundreds of Granite State events. Andy is also the found of the New Hampshire Road Race Hall of Fame.