Congratulations to Michael Berger for a new 50K PR at the Orange Curtain 50K. He ran 5:57:17, and finished 12th overall and 3rd in his age group (50-59). With a new age group coming up next month, he looks forward to continuing to put TCLA on the podium! PHOTO.
Michael Berger Runs the Gu Run 3 TransRockies Run, a 58 mile 3 day mountain stage race in Colorado. Photos: With Magda Boulet, and at the top of Hope Pass.
Kaydom/Brian Duff Dog-Man Duo Sets New Mile Record Fueled with almonds, coffee, and Natural Balance pet food, TCLA member Brian Duff and his four-pawed best friend broke the unofficial world record for the human-dog mile on Sunday in Santa Barbara, California. Read More at Runner's World - Running Magazine - Bring Back the Mile.
Zafar Fisher brings his "A" game to the Big Apple: 2015 NYC Marathon: 2:49:50! Congratulations!
2015 Fall Marathon Roundup - Chicago and Twin Cities: October 11, Chicago Marathon, Congratulations Joshua Olatunde: 3:42:33 (new personal record!) FULL RESULTS HERE. October 4, Twin Cities Marathon, Mike Mahurin: 2:50:56, Noel Velasco: 3:09:01,
TCLA Cleans up the Eco 8K! Track Club LA brought 14 runners out to the 2015 Eco 8K, with Dean Goodman winning his age-division, and overall winning the Men's 41-50 team competition. View all the Track Club LA results.
Eric Bowles and Susanne McNeil Eng - Berlin 2015! Big congratulations to the FASTEST TCLA marathon runners, Eric (mens division), with a 2:29:05 finish, Susanne (womens division), running 2:56:41 and winning her age-group in the crowded international competition. WOW!!!! Full results here!
Bennett Naden - Wins the Bell-Jeff open cross country race! TCLA is #1! Great turnout from the TCLA runners on this historic Griffith Park cross country course.
This Tuesday, August 25! 13th Annual Cahn Mile! A Track Club LA tradition continues this Tuesday as runners challenge themselves to run their best mile on the track. Do not miss the excitement! After the workout, join us at Native Foods, 2901 Ocean Park Blvd, for the post run feast. See you there!
Suzanne McNeil Eng at America's Finest City Half Marathon 2nd Place Masters McNeil Eng continues her domination of the 2015 TCLA news with a 2nd place overall masters finish on Sunday, August 16. 1:28:02 was the time, behind the 1:27:46 first place finisher's time of Susan Loken of Arizona. Congrats to Susanne!
Runner Search! Updated! Check out the improved and expanded Runner Search page. Thanks to Lisa Herman, who converted data into the excel format, we now have searchable results for ALL TCLA marathons and mile races back to the year 200!
Congratulations TCLA Will Rogers 5k/10k runners! The talented Suzanne McNeil Eng wins the 10k race! Thanks to Robert Newmark for the great post-race feast. Race photos posted here! Congrats to Ron Hecker (first in age group [76 plus] at the Palisades (see photo). Also, check out the VIDEO.
Congratulations to 2015 Clif Bar Mountains 2 Beach Marathon runners (Ojai): Rafe Emanuel -- 2:46:24 Michel Maokhampio -- 3:12:57 Wansun Song -- 3:14:45. More results here.
2014 TCLA Award Winners Posted! Did you miss the 2014 Awards Banquet on Sunday, March 29? Award winners posted in the awards section! Congratulations to Michael Chamoun, Linnea Koopman, Brian Panosian, and Davis Pullman.
SMC Corsair Field closing for remodeling starting January 2015! TCLA will meet at Corsair field on Tuesday, December 30, 2014, for our end-of-year Case relays. Check back for details on our early 2015 track workouts.
Thanksgiving Day with TCLA: Our early morning Thanksgiving run tradition continues - join us at the Coffee Bean and Tea in Brentwood at 7:15 am for a easy 7 - 8 mile run.
Tuesday, November 25 Dr. Chris Cote, DC will be volunteering his time for to help our club with any injuries (Consultations/ Questions/Active Release Therapy Demonstrations/Muscle Activation Therapy Demonstrations). More Info Here.
2014 USATF Cross Country Championships: photos posted! Thanks to USATF Cross Country chair Mike Mahurin and lead volunteer Brian Panosian, Eric Barron and all the TCLA runners and volunteers who made this great day of running possible.
Run a local cross country race this Sunday, November 2, at Kenneth Hahn State Park. More info: www.greenrunningevents.org. A perfect way to get ready for our big club cross country race in Pacific Palisades two weeks later, 11/16.
2014-10-12 Marathon Results: Thuc Tran: 3:00:06, Enzo Ferrari Marathon (Italy). From the Chicago Marathon: Ankur Tarneja 2:32:1, Zafar Fisher 2:48:06, Mike Mahurin 2:54:25, Susanne McNeil Eng 2:59:00, Mike Krakovsky 3:13:22, Linnea Koopmans, 3:14:31, Albert Li 5:04:46.
Look for Rikako Takei profiled on page 60 in the 2014 September issue of Westways magazine. A strong triathlon competitor, Rikako is highlighted for her top-five podium finish in the 2008 Ironman World Championship.
Nyron Bernard reclaims his title as the TCLA 1 Mile Time Trial champion. Full Cahn mile results posted! Congratulations to all the TCLA runners who participated. Photos Posted! Note: Try the mile again on Tuesday, September 2, if you missed this week or want to aim for a better time.
Susanne McNeil Eng finishes 1:27:26 at the AFC Half Marathon on August 17, second place overall masters finisher for 2nd year.
TCLA women's masters team (Susanne McNeil Eng, Rikako Takei, Wenise Wong, and Liz Poppert) recaptures the trophy cup at the 2013 SCA/USATF Cross Country Championships.
Congratulations to Mike Davies, winner of the 15th annual Alive & Running 5K.
The 11th Annual Cahn Mile results are in (though you have another chance to get your name on (or up) the list this coming Tuesday) and can be seen here.
Another Fourth of July, another great turnout by TCLA at the Will Rogers 5K/10K, and another fine post-race celebration at the Newmarks. See the race highlights here, courtesy of Bert Whitson.
Congratulations to Susanne McNeil Eng and Megan Laib on their respective second and fifth place age group finishes at the 2013 Los Angeles Marathon.
Kudos to Ginna Ladd for her victory at the Venice Christmas 10K.
TCLA fields two team champions at the Chicago Marathon: Mixed Open and Male Masters. Scoring for the mixed team were Ankur Tarneja, Eric Bowles, Ginna Ladd, and Susanne McNeil Eng. Scoring for the masters team were Nick Bowden, Mike Mahurin, Rit Tun, Mike Krakovsky.
TCLA made its mark at the 2012 Will Rogers 5K/10K in Pacific Palisades. Ankur Tarneja won the 10K, Eric Bowles was second, and Mike Davies, Rasmus Tamstorf, and Bruce Reisenfeld ensured the club had five of the top ten finishers. Many more TCLA'ers ran, and many medaled; to see who did what, click here.
Congratulations to Bruce Reisenfeld for winning the inaugural Leslie Cohen Law 5K.
TCLA men's masters team takes its first title at the SCA/USATF Cross Country Championship. Scoring for the team were Nick Bowden, Eric Barron, Mike Branch, Rit Tun, and Adam Radly.
Nick Bowden wins the SCA/USATF Cross Country Men's Masters Championship.
Bert Whitson wins the Camarillo Sprint Duathlon.
Congratulations to Zach Dion on qualifying for the 2011 World Youth Track Championships in the 3000m.
The Los Angeles Marathon offered a 26-mile swim. To see how everyone handled the rain, click here.
Congratulations to Frank Tai on his third place age group finish at the USA Masters Marathon Championships.
Congratulations to Nick Thornton who won the USATF Club Track & Field 800m Championship in 1:53.84.
The Los Angeles Marathon's new stadium-to-sea course inspired 45 TCLA'ers to give it their best shot. Read about all the news you need to know here.
Congratulations to Mike Davies, your 2010 Pasadena Marathon winner.
TCLA women's masters team takes its third straight title at the SCA/USATF Cross Country Championship. Scoring for the team were Lydia Salinas, Theresa Uhrig, and Bari Ramberg with Lorena Ocon and Wenise Wong being displacement scorers. The TCLA masters men run well, too, and earn their first Championship. Mike Branch, David Kent, Ron Paquette, Frank Tai, and Bruce Blair scored with Adam Radley and Peter Glassman as displacement scorers.
Congratulations to to Frank Tai for his 8th place AG finish at the USA Masters Marathon Championships in Minnesota.
Mark Gieseker comes from behind to overtake Bert Whitson in winning the 7th Annual Cahn Mile.
Eric Bowles places second in the Big Sur Marathon with a 2:39:34.
Mike Mahurin wins the Tucson Marathon.
TCLA women's masters team retains its title at the SCA/USATF Cross Country Championship. Congratulations to team members Bari Ramberg, Susanne Eng, Lydia Salinas, and Amy Aukstikalnis.
TCLA men's open and masters teams take first place at the SCA/USATF Cross Country Open.
Rikako Takei finally gets her podium finish at the Hawaii Ironman.
Tom Case earns All-American status in the mile. Tom is profiled in the October 2008 issue of National Masters News.
Nyron Bernard and Chris DeWitt set new club 24 x 400m relay record of 27:40.
TCLA'er Mike Davies cruises to a p.r. 2:31:17 at Boston.
TCLA Masters Women's team wins the SCA/USATF Cross Country Championship. Congratulations to team members Susanne Eng, Lisa Herman, Lydia Salinas, and Rikako Takei. Check out the entire TCLA cross country squad.
Congratulations to Mike Davies on his 2:37:18 performance at the Athens Marathon!
The TCLA Annual New Year's Midnight Run, will leave from the Santa Monica Pier at midnight on New Year's Eve. We will run (actually, jog) up to San Vicente and back (a real easy 3 miles to start the New Year on the right foot). All are invited.
Congratulations to our CIM, Las Vegas, and Tucson Marathoners: Jimena Barrera, Michael Berger*, Tyrone Black*, Hoss Dubash, Liz Grau*, Eirik Haenschke*, Gina Jamero*, David Kent*, Michael Mahurin*, and Bruce Reisenfeld*.
*Boston Marathon qualifier
Congratulations to our Chicago Marathoners: Scott Allen, Elizabeth Farnan Garfield*, Anne Marie Mowad, Todd Patterson*, Jenny Takakura, and Sharon Yamato*.
*Boston Marathon qualifier
Congratulations to our many St. George Marathoners: Tayo Balogun, Michael Berger, Tyrone Black*, Hoss Dubash, Gina Jamero, David Kent*, Theo Lacy*, Jennifer Liu*, Mike Lynch, Terry Power, Susan Rendell, and Diana Vivanco.
*Boston Marathon qualifier.
Fun runs at the REC, a house on Venice Beach (specifically, at 523 Ocean Front Walk) will occur Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. starting next week and going until late September. These are set up by Nike for its Run Hit Wonder 5K/10K, Saturday, September 24. This race has sold out within two weeks in other cities, so if you plan to run it this year, sign up at www.active.com or at www.nikerunhitwonder.com..
Pictures from our last annual party are now online on our Kodak website. (You all clean up quite nicely.) Now that we have a picture website, feel free to give Wenise any TCLA digital pictures (by cd or online file), and she will upload them for all to see.
Thanks to Robert Newmark for once again hosting TCLA's Annual July 4 Party after the Palisades Will Rogers 5K/10K.
TCLA's annual dinner will be Sunday, March 13 at C&O Cucina at 5:30 p.m.. All members are invited with a guest, but R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
For any TCLA marathon runners or tow trucks, you are invited to use the Bunker Hill Ballroom at the Omni Hotel as a staging area for your pre- and post-marathon relaxation, starting as early as 5:00 a.m.. We are sharing the ballroom with the LA Leggers, and it has plenty of space, as well as some food and drink. The hotel's address is 251 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, California 90012; phone: (213) 617-3300.
Awards Event: Please join us Sunday, February 26 at 8:00 p.m. at Niketown to honor those individuals who inspire others to be their best. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Los Angeles running community, and you will enjoy an open bar and hors d'oeuvres. Click here to sign up!
Fourth of July party at Robert Newmark's house right after the Will Rogers race. His house is close to the finish line, and he can give you the exact address. Please let Robert know that you are coming by email.
Eleventh of July Saturday run at Nike Blu House. If you are going and did not get an e-mail about how to reply, let Eric know.
Visit the new TCLA online store for all your apparel needs (including the latest in TCLA infant wear!).
Throngs of TCLA members were seen racing along the Boulevard in Brentwood this Memorial Day weekend.
The Brady Bunch? He Hate Me in the Big Game? JT exposing JJ? The Lingerie Bowl? None of the hype seemed to bother the TCLA Superbowl Sunday racers.
Congratulations to Jose Castillo*, Michelle Chille*, Eirik Haenschke, Andreas Kemkes*, Todd Patterson, Terry Power, Roberta Silverman, Brian Spangenberg* (second place overall), and Sharon Yamato on running the Tucson Marathon. (*Boston qualifier.)
Congratulations to Paul Anderson, Amy Aukstikalnis*, Tyrone Black*, Jose Castillo*, Eric Gilbert*, John Loveless, Gary McArdle*, Clarence Smith*, Alison Song*, Reuben Villanueva, and Colin Walker on running the St. George Marathon. (*Boston qualifier.)
"A man that don't love a horse, there is something the matter with him". TCLA celebrated the Fourth in style at the Will Rogers 5K/10K.
By George, TCLA did it. TCLA sent seven runners to the St. George Marathon and all seven qualified for Boston (and most ran p.r.'s). Congratulations to Paul Anderson, Amy Aukstikalnis, Tyrone Black, David Kent, Jorge Newbery, Brian Panosian, and Terry Power.
High rollers in the desert! TCLA members tore themselves away from the tables to run 13+ in Vegas.
Thanks to the following TCLA members for helping at the 2001 Jet-to-Jetty race. We all appreciate your efforts to promote a stronger running community and to help the Airport Marina Counseling Service. Sharon Yamato, Cindy and Jeff Bernstein, Stephanie Cahn, Stephanie Enriquez, Shannon Whaley, John Moraytis, Paul and Zan Scott, Jesus Rivera, Todd Patterson, Tyrone Black, Tim Petersen, Ogie Espinosa, Amy Aukstikalnis, and our volunteer coordinator, Wenise Wong.