Sunday, March 30, 2014

TCTC Teams Take Second in Shamrock Shuffle, USA 8K Team Championships; Grunewald Ninth in Carlsbad 5K

The Twin Cities Track Club's men's and women's team finished second in the Shamrock Shuffle 8K on Sunday in Chicago.  2014 Irish Run winner Chris Erichsen finished nineth in and Mike Reneau tenth with the same time of 23:55 to lead the men's team.  Top area finisher was Run N Fun's Dan Greeno in seventh in 23:53.  Two Elizabeths, Herndon and Yetzer, finished sixth(27:59) and eleventh(28:12), respectively, to lead the woman's team.
Jordan Hasay and Gabe Grunewald at Carlsbad.  PhotoRun

The race is also the USA 8K Team Championships. Full Results are HERE. Team results are HERE.

In the Carlsbad 5K Team USA Minnesota's Gabe Grunewald finished ninth in 16:08. A group of seven broke off early in the race with Grunewald in the chase group that wasn't able to close the gap. "Tough but fun run today today... Time to start the training grind back in MN!" Grunewald tweeted after the race. Top ten in men's and women's races are HERE.

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