Out of Nowhere award: Jay Holder. Jay came out of nowhere to take the top spot in the RFYL GP series. Would have never guessed this at the beginning of the year.
Jay came out of nowhere to take the top spot in the RFYL GP series. Would have never guessed this at the beginning of the year.
Alejandro started the year running just under 18 minutes for a 5k but took a huge step forward to run in the low 16s by April. Along the way, he started winning races and finished among the leaders in the RFYL GP series.
Most Enthusiasm Award: Billy Shue.
Billy would drive across Charlotte to just share the news about a workout.
Has us looking over our shoulder Award: Alana Hadley.
At 12 years old, it is only a matter of time before Alana catches all of us.
Weekend Warrior award: Richard Hefner and Bobby Aswell.
If there is a race anywhere near charlotte, one or both of these individuals will be racing in it.
Running in Pain: Peter Browne.
Peter ran and raced most of this year with a foot injury that would put most of us on the sidelines.
Biggest Influence on the Charlotte Running Community Award: Mr Hydro of the Charlotte Running Club.
Mr Hydro shows up regularly at the Charlotte Running Club workouts and hands out water to anyone that needs it. Without his support where would we be?
Mega Mileage Award: Nathan Stanford.
Nathan runs 1, 2, and sometimes 3 times per day and regularly totals over a 100 miles per week.
Unusual Training Methods Award: Chris Lamperski.
Chris spent plenty of time preparing for the Beer Mile and didn't even need to taper for the event.
Patients Award: Ben Hovis.
Ben earned this award for his patients while running the Hendrick Bone Marrow ½ marathon course and not getting upset for being misdirected along the way.
Taking the Lead Award: Jay, Aaron, and Caitlin.
Jay, Aaron, and Caitlin for forming the Charlotte Running Club and giving us a new group of friends to hang with.
The Right stuff Award: Megan Hovis.
Megan had a rough day at OBX and was passed for the lead during the last ½ mile of the race. What did she do first after finishing the race? She smiled and congratulated the winner. Now that is class.
Greatest Running Promoter Award: Peter Asciutto
If something running related is going on in the Albemarle area, Peter is most likely involved in it. He works tirelessly to help people with their running endeavors.
I have a Plan Award: Stan Austin.
Without going through a typical marathon training plan, Stan put together a great race plan to achieve his goal at the Richmond Marathon and then went out and did it.
From 0 to Marathon Racer: Paul Mainwaring
Paul came off a summer of being injured and no running to now be ready to run a fast time at Thunder Road. Way to go Paul.
Putting us on the Map Award: Theoden Janes
Running across the Charlotte has largely been unnoticed for years. That is until Theoden came along to put us on the map.
Out this World Award: Cody Angel
Well maybe not out of this world, but out of this country. Cody is following his passion for running and training like a professional in Australia for a month.
Wildest Running Club Name: Crazy Legs.
Crazy for a Running Club name – enough said.