Race Recap: SoundRunners Take Top Spots in Andover

Andover, CT – Club Members returned to the local scene competing at the Andover Lake 5k/5 Miler. In the 5k SoundRunners took four of the first five spots. Taking the overall title was Nicholas Migani in 16:38, with Anthony Gonsalves in the runner up spot in 17:00. Carolyn Nye was the top female and fourth overall in 18:05 Finishing as the top master and fifth over was Neal Leibowitz in 19:51.

Link To Results: http://www.plattsys.com/m1shell.php?eventid=2001

Link To Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVtmPULaonA

Later on in the day, the 5 Miler was held on a road course. Bruce Christensen finished fourth in 33:12.

Link To Results: http://www.plattsys.com/m1shell.php?eventid=1999

Link to Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNGk0TsoIxo

Also in Litchfield, a few runner also attacked the hills at the Hillacious Half Marathon. John Minervino finished 11th at 1:37:02. Elisabeth Wright finished as the 7th female (39th overall) in 1:55:55

Link to Results: http://iresultslive.com/?op=overall&eid=4833

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Races Recap: Wins Across Southern New England

Stephen Paddock on his way to winning the Ocean State Half Marathon

Soundrunners took to the streets and trails to finally compete after COVID decimated the race calendar.


The Husband and Wife team of William Sanders and Sybil Sanders took first place at the Youth & Family Services of Haddam-Killingworth 5K Pumpkin Run. Finishing Right behind Will in 2nd was Mike Waterbury. Also finishing on the podium for the women was Katie Esposito.

Link to Results: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18uFrAQCvmtf5PTcWH9RHlUXwJzqf9qQC/view

Place No. Last Name First Name Age Sex Div Div Time Pace
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1 45 Sanders William 33 M 1 OVRALM 15:35 5:01
2 249 Waterbury Michael 30 M 2 OVRALM 17:01 5:29
7 46 Sanders Sybil 42 F 1 OVRALF 18:22 5:55
12 250 Esposito Katie 29 F 3 OVRALF 20:00 6:27
24 127 Minervino John 57 M 2 M50-59 21:25 6:54
34 205 Gutfreund Debbie 44 F 2 F40-49 21:59 7:05

At the Ocean State Half Marathon in Narragansett, RI Stephen Paddock took first place in a time of 1:10:35.

Link To Results: https://runsignup.com/Race/Results/32300#resultSetId-224177;perpage:10

1 2103 Stephen Paddock M Wethersfield CT US 1:10:37 1:10:35 5:23 26

And at the Pachaug Trail Half Marathon Elizabeth Campbell took 7th Overall (and 2nd Female) in a time of 1:59:21.

Link to Results: https://ultrasignup.com/results_event.aspx?did=76642

Place First Last City State Age Sex Div Time
7 Elizabeth Campbell Stamford CT 30 F 2 1:59:21

Women (Rock and) Roll to Victory In New Haven

New Haven, CT – The Men and Women of SoundRunner began their USATF CT Road Grand Prix Campaign on March 1st. The First Stop was the 99.1 PLR CrossPoint Federal Credit Union ShamRock & Roll 5k in New Haven.

Individual Results: https://www.jbsports.com/results

Team Results : https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/17HPSg2f7n2vVL5IwxSW6uSey_hqwVeFR2FLwG57Tc1M/edit#gid=410393299

The Women Open Team continued their winning streak from last year by winning the Open and Masters Titles. The Open team was led by Devyn Pryor and Carolyn Nye and easily won the team title by over 5 minutes. The Women’s Master Team of Sybil Shapiro, Amiee Patel, and new comer Debbie Gutfreund easily dispatched the 2nd place team by over four and a half minutes.

The Men’s Open Team were led by overall race winner William Sanders to a Third Place Team Finish. The Men’s Master Team also recorded a Third Place Team finish, while the Grandmaster’s Team finished second.

The next race will be on April 5th, the Harvard Pilgrim Middletown 10 Miler.

Men’s Open
1. Hartbeat TC
Matt Walker 0:15:11
Christopher Helminski 0:15:19
Chris Angelo 0:15:37
Ben Lanza 0:16:03
Phil Mitchell 0:16:07
Total 1:18:17

2. Manchester RC
Tyler Lyon 0:15:17
Jon Krell 0:15:22
Ken Whitney 0:15:38
Scott Bushey 0:15:54
Adam Gootnick 0:16:20
Total 1:18:31

3. Sound Runner
William Sanders 0:14:58
Stephen Paddock 0:15:12
Christopher Rosenberg 0:16:10
Brendan Atkins 0:16:46
Anthony Gonsalves 0:16:53
Total 1:19:59

Men’s Master
1. Hartbeat TC
Brian Graca 0:16:15
Gregory Weaver 0:16:30
Mario Vazquez 0:17:41
Total 0:50:26

2. Manchester RC
Chris Mayer 0:17:21
Mike Riordan 0:17:34
David Guzik 0:17:49
Total 0:52:44

3. Sound Runner
Bartholomew Wasiolek 0:17:27
Kevin Boughan 0:17:56
Chris Vollaro 0:18:05
Total 0:53:28

Men’s Grandmaster
1. Hartford TC
Chris Chisholm 0:17:40
Russell Blatt 0:18:03
James Mas 0:19:23
Total 0:55:06

2. Sound Runner
Bartholomew Wasiolek 0:17:27
Billy Barone 0:18:55
Kenneth Berardi 0:19:28
Total 0:55:50

Women’s Open
1. Sound Runner
Devyn Pryor 0:17:42
Carolyn Nye 0:17:46
Elizabeth Campbell 0:18:35
Courtney Dinnan-Knapp 0:18:37
Sybil Shapiro 0:18:43
Total 1:31:23

2. New Haven RR
Jen Moroz 0:17:36
Stefanie Gillson 0:19:01
Jessica Armstrong 0:19:46
Rebecca Taylor 0:19:52
Kristin Waters 0:20:16
Total 1:36:31

3. Mohegan Striders
Becky Snelson 0:18:39
Brandy Leclair 0:19:06
Marcy Withington 0:21:26
Kris-Anne Kane 0:21:52
Angela Thomas 0:22:17
Total 1:43:20

Women’s Master
1. Sound Runner
Sybil Shapiro 0:18:43
Aimee Patel 0:20:21
Debbie Gutfreund 0:21:46
Total 1:00:50

2. Manchester RC
Melissa Emmerich 0:21:21
Amy Heffernan 0:21:26
Sarah Ferrero 0:21:58
Total 1:04:45

3. Mohegan Striders
Marcy Withington 0:21:26
Kris-Anne Kane 0:21:52
Laurie Schaeffer 0:22:54
Total 1:06:12


Soundrunners Sighted at Club Nationals

Bethlehem, PA- Four Men and Three Men made the Trek down to Lehigh University to compete at the 2019 USATF National Club Cross Country Championships. The harriers ran through thick, ankle high mud and rain to compete against clubs across the nation. The women were led by Devyn Pryor who completed the 6k course in 22:39. The men were led USATF Ct XC Individual Champ Jake Duckworth who ran the muddy 10k in 36:08. The team looks towards the start of the Road Grad Prix Series in March and returning to these championships in 2020 in San Francisco.

Link To Results: http://www.leonetiming.com/2019/XC/ClubNationalsOpen.htm

Open Women 6k

140 Devyn Pryor           26  soundRunner racing            22:39
203 Brittany Griffin      31  soundRunner racing            23:23
316 Michelle Navarro     28  soundRunner racing 25:19

Men Open 10k

377 Jake Duckworth      24  soundRunner racing            36:08
439 Anthony Gonsalves    29  soundRunner racing            37:15
500 Robert Weston       30  soundRunner racing            38:11
556  Kevin Boughan       44  soundRunner racing            39:56