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2022 Army 10-miler

October 9, 2022

The racing conditions were finally ideal for a running of the popular Army 10-Miler in Washington, D.C.  AE runners competing included:

MIchael Naff, 1:04:47, 5th in M50-54, 300th overall


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2022 Dulles 5K/10K

October 1, 2022

Paul Ryan was 37th overall and 1st M71+ in the 5K event out on the runway at Dulles International Airport, finishing in 21:56


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2022 Air Force Marathon

September 17, 2022

Mike Naff continued a busy racing season with a visit to Dayton, Ohio for the 2022 Air Force Marathon. He finished in 3:10:54, good for 4 overall and 4th in M50-54.


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2022 Potomac Valley Games

September 2-3, 2022

Several AE runners competed in this two-day event at Alexandria City HS. 


Blair Todd, 13.12, 1st M40


Blair Todd, 27.95, 1st M40


Josh Van Tassel, 2:31.20, 2nd M55

Gary Vanderhoof, 2:38.20, 1st M65

1 Mile

Paul Ryan, 6:38.60, 2nd M70 

Chris Johnston, 7:18.98, 1st M55


Peter Guevara, 10:44.00, 1st M25

Paul Ryan, 13:05.27, 1st M70

M25-29+ 4x400 Meter Relay

(Van Tassel, Vanderhoof, Todd, Guevara), Athletics East TC 'A', 4:49.47

High Jump

Blair Todd, 1.40m, 2nd M40

Long Jump

Blair Todd, 5.18m, 2nd M40

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2022 Annapolis 10 Mile Run

August 28, 2022

Mike Naff and Martha Merz competed in the 47th running of the Annapolis 10 Mile Run. Mike finished in 1:08:25, good for 85th overall and 2nd M50-54.  Martha was 352nd overall and 3rd W55-59 in 1:23:01.


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Tracksmith Washington D.C. Twilight 5000 Race 2

August 26, 2022

Mike Naff was back on the track at Cardozo HS for the second Tracksmith event of the summer. He finished the 5000m in 18:54.

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PVTC Family Night at the Track / Meet of Miles

August 21, 2022

Peter Guevara (M28) competed in PVTC's mile event at the Greenbrier Track, in Arlington VA, finishing in 05:20.5

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Tracksmith Washington D.C. Twilight 5000 Race 1

July 29, 2022

AE runners Paul Ryan and Mike Naff competed in the Tracksmith-sponsored race at Cardozo HS in Washngton, DC.  Mike (52) finished the 5000m track event in 19:03.82 and Paul (71) finished  in 22:57.48

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PVTC All-Comers Meet #2

July 16, 2022

The local track season is in full swing. Three AE runners were in action at the PVTC meet on 16 July:


Peter Guevara, 1:03.60, 16th overall, 1st M-25-29


Josh Van Tassel, 2:28.47, 4th overall, 1st M55-59

Paul Ryan, 3:10.05, 10th overall, 1st M70-74


Peter Guevara, 10:43.06, 2nd overall, 1st M-25-29

Paul Ryan, 13:11.80, 5th overall, 1st M70-74

Full results

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June 29 - 10 July 2022

Steve Crelli ventured to Tampere, Finland this summer for a unique athletic experience at the 24th World Masters Athletics Championships. Steve competed in the following events:

M60 800m -- 2:38.62

M60 1500m -- 5:17.39

M60 5000m -- 19:25.4

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Legacy Track & Field Juneteenth Track Showcase

June 19, 2022

AE masters athletes were in action again at a Legacy meet in Leesburg, VA. This weekend's meet was the 2nd annual Legacy Track & Field Juneteenth Track Showcase.



Irvin Terrell, 14.78, 5th overall (1st Masters)


Josh Van Tassel, 2:32.47, 1st overall

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Utah Summer Games

June 17-18, 2022

David Sullivan is making the most of moving to the 60-64 age group and the variety of events available in the Mountain West. David competed in the Utah Summer Games, taking age group wins in the 800m (2:53.59), 1500m (6:45.22) and Long Jump (11-05.00)


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2022 USATF East Region & NJ Masters
Outdoor T&F Championships

June 11-12, 2022

Strong racing from Jeff Townsend at the 2022 USATF East Region & NJ MastersOutdoor T&F Championships in Hightstown, NJ.  Jeff was 1st in M50-54 for the 5000m event, in 18:01.32.


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PVTC All-Comers Meet #1

June 11-12, 2022

AE runner Peter Guevara competed at the PVTC All-Comers Meet #1 at Edison HS, Alexandria, VA. Peter was 1st overall in the Mixed Mile in 5:12.90 and also 1st overall in the Mixed 3000m, finishing in 10:55.34

Full Results

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Anacostia parkrun #143

June 11, 2022

An impressive outing by Paul Ryan in Anacostia, clocking 21:54 for 5K. Paul was the overall winner, let alone M70-74, with an 81.51% Age Grading.

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Legacy Virginia Invitational Track Meet

May 29, 2022

Multiple Athletics East athletes in action at the Legacy meet in Leesburg, VA.

Masters Results:


Blair Todd, 13.15, 17th overall

110m Hurdles

Blair Todd, 21.52, 3rd overall


Josh Van Tassel, 2:32.81, 1st overall

Long Jump

Blair Todd, 17-07.00, 2nd overall

Shot Put

Blair Todd, 33-01.50, 1st overall

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2022 PNC Parkway Classic

April 23, 2022

Fresh off the Boston Marathon on Monday, Mike Naff closed out the week with an 18:53 in the 5K event, good fo 13th overall and 1st in M50-54.

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2022 Boston Marathon

April 18, 2022

Two strong performances out of Boston, as the marathon returned to its traditional April time slot.

Mike Naff, 3:04:59, 184th, M50-54

Jeff Duyn, 3:12:43, 32nd, M60-64

In additional to the marathon, the always competitive 5K took place the Saturday before Patriots Day. Scott Worthington made the trip and turned in a strong effort, finishing in 18:36, good for 13th in M45-49.

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Westminster Main Street Mile Run

April 13, 2022

AE's Michael Southwood competed in the 39th Annual Westminster Main Street Mile Run in Westminster Maryland. Michael finished 47th overall and 2nd in M65-69 with a time of 6:54.95


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Potomac Valley Track Club Easter Classic 5K

April 9, 2022

Paul Ryan continued to warm up as Spring arrived in Washington. He finished 1st M70-74 and 9th overall at the Potomac Valley Track Club Easter Classic 5K with a time of 22:49.

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2022 Cherry Blossom 10-Miler

April 3, 2022

Several AE runners were in action at the renewal of the Cherry Blossom 10-miler in Washington, DC. Athletics East entered two teams in the 'Running Club Men's Open' category, with the Athletics East A Team (Miller, Guevara, Duyn, Naff) finishing third with a team cumulative time of 3:04:19.0 and the Athletics East B Team (Martin, Crelli, Carver) finishing fourth with a team cumulative time of 3:24:28.0.   Individual Results:

Jacob Miller (1:01:19, 106th M25-29)

Peter Guevara (1:01:27, 107th M25-29)

Jeff Duyn (1:01:33, 2nd M60-64)

Mike Naff (1:03:57, 6th M50-54)

Steve Martin (1:06:19, 7th M55-59)

Steve Crelli (1:07:26, 8th M60-64)

Dabney Carver (1:10:43, 52nd M45-49)

Photos (great shots courtesy of Charlie Ban @ RunWashington)

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Tidewater Striders ALL- Comers Indoor Track and Field Meet

February 13, 2022

Several AE runners traveled to the Virginia Beach Sports Center for an indoor track meet. Results:


Peter Guevara, 5:13.65 (5th, M20-29)

Scott Worthington, 5:30.49 (1st, M40-49)

Rob Cranston, 6:04.91 (2nd, M50-59)

Blair Todd, 7:55.04 (8th, M40-49)


Rob Cranston, 1:07.56 (2nd, M50-59)

Blair Todd, 1:08.35 (1st, M40-49)


Blair Todd, 27.69 (1st, M40-49)

Rob Cranston, 30.19 (1st, M50-59)

David Sullivan, 31.15 (2nd, M50-59)


Josh Van Tassel, 2:26.95 (1st, M50-59)

Distance Medley Relay (1200m, 400m, 800m, 1600m)

(Cranston, Todd, Van Tassel, Guevera), 13:57.21 (2nd overall)

Full Results


Full Meet Photos

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PVTC By George 5K/10K Run

February 12, 2022

Paul Ryan clocked a 22:39 5K to take 1st M70-74 and 14th overall in the PVTC By George 5K Run.


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Echo Triathlon

July 16, 2022

David Sullivan continued a busy slate of events out west with TriUtah's Echo Triathlon in Coalville, Utah. David competed in the sprint event, placing 40th overall and 2nd in M60-64 with a time of 1:47:29.08

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2021 AAU Cross Country National Championships

December 4, 2021

Several AE runners made the trip down to McAlpine Creek Ashe Park in Charlotte, North Carolina for the 2021 AAU Cross Country National Championships. Results (5K):

Robert Cranston, 54, 2nd M50-54, 20:53

Kevin Gobble, 46, 2nd M45-49, 21:42

Harris Hardy, 58, 1st M55-59, 21:11

David Sullivan, 59, 2nd M55-59, 24:07

Sam Lloyd-Perks, 26, 1st M19-29, 16:32

Live Track & Field Results | AdkinsTrak Timing Associates


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AAU Region 3 Track Meet

June 24-27, 2021

Good AE turnout at the Prince George's Sports Complex in Hyattsville, MD for the AAU Region 3 Track Meet. Results:


3rd -- Blair Todd (43) -- 13.07


1st -- Jason Abbot (43) -- 2:05.42

2nd -- Mark Walchinsky (42) -- 2:09.37

3rd -- James Coates (42) -- 2:10.64

4th -- Hasan Hobbs (48) -- 2:11.86

6th -- Robert Cranston (54) -- 2:35.49

7th -- David Sullivan (59) -- 2:36.15

8th -- Gary Vanderhoof (65) -- 2:48.24


1st -- James Coates (42) -- 4:35.86

2nd -- Hasan Hobbs (48) -- 4:36.65

5th -- Scott Harmon (54) -- 4:50.63

6th -- Mark Neff (59) -- 4:51.63

7th -- Paul Ryan (71) -- 5:55.35


1st -- Mark Walchinsky (42) -- 10:17.54

2nd -- Scott Harmon (54) -- 10:18.13

3rd -- Mark Neff (59) -- 10:18.47

4th -- Robert (Steve) Martin (57) -- 11:04.57

5th -- James Garster (54) -- 11:22.06

7th -- Paul Ryan (71) -- 12:58.18

8th -- David Sullivan (59) -- 13:50.15

High Jump

2nd-- Blair Todd (43) -- 4-10.00

Long Jump

4th-- Blair Todd (43) -- 16-02.50

Shot Put

1st-- Blair Todd (43) -- 29-08.00

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2021 Bruce Barnes Mile

June 12, 2021

David Sullivan ran the 2021 edition of the Bruce Barnes road mile sponsored by the Charlottesville Track Club. David finished 27th overall and 1st M55-59 in a time of 5:34.38.

Bruce Barnes Mile Results (

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USATF Masters Mega Regional Track and Field Meet

June 5-6, 2021

Another hot weekend for racing in the DMV. At the Prince George's Sports and Learning Center in Maryland, the following results were noted. Congrats to Mark, Peter and Hasan:


60-64 -- 3 -- Gary Vanderhoof, 64, 1:10.27


30-49 -- 3 -- Mark Walchinsky, 42,  2:08.08

55-59 -- 2 -- Peter Bandettini, 55, 2:16.03

60-64 -- 1 -- Gary Vanderhoof, 64, 2:50.26


45-49 -- 2 -- Hasan Hobbs, 47,  4:31.77

55-59 -- 5 -- Peter Bandettini, 55, 4:48.01

USATF Mega Regional - Live Results | QW Timing

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2021 Loudoun Street Mile

May 31, 2021

Good racing weather and a great turnout for one of the more popular street mile races in the DMV. 

Overall //AG Place//Name//Age//Home//Time

23 1 Hasan Hobbs, 47, North Potomac, MD 4:48.6 24

24 2 James Coates, 42, Arlington, VA 4:48.9

27 3 Mark Walchinsky, 42, Alexandria, VA 4:50.8

35 Scott Harmon, 53, Leesburg, VA 5:10.5

36 1 Peter Bandettini, 55, Bethesda, MD 5:10.9

37 2 Mark Neff, 59, Derwood, MD 5:11.2

41 1 Jeff Duyn, 61, Garrett Park, MD 5:16.2

62 4 Robert Cranston, 54, Fairfax Station, VA 5:45.5

72 2 Bob Briggs, 64, Springfield, VA 6:00.3

92 3 Bob Draim, 66, Alexandria, VA 6:21.3

114 4 Dan Eddy, 69, Alexandria, VA 6:36.3

121 5 Michael Southwood, 67, Fairfax, VA 6:47.3


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LEGACY Track & Field-VA Invitational

May 23, 2021

A number of runners competed in Legacy Track and Field's Virginia Invitational Track Meet in Leesburg.  Despite the 90 degree weather and event delays, there were strong performances across the board:


9.  54  Robert Cranston 29.19


8.  54  Robert Cranston 1:07.50

9.  60  Bruce Becker Jr 1:15.97


1.  43  Jason Abbot  2:14.23

2.  48  Hasan Hobbs  2:18.47

4.  42  James Coates  2:21.09

5.  56  Peter Wergin  2:26.32

8.  59  David Sullivan  2:31.91

11.  67  Michael Southwood  2:55.43

12.  60  Bruce Becker Jr  3:04.41


1.  43  Jason Abbot  4:29.44

2.  42  Mark Walchinsky  4:29.60

3.  48  Hasan Hobbs  4:33.56

4.  42  James Coates  4:33.59

5.  55  Peter Bandettini  4:46.46

6.  54  Scott Harmon  4:50.89

7.  59  Mark Neff  4:51.65

10.  54  James Garster  5:08.41

11.  56  Josh Van Tassel  5:11.31

12.  60  Bruce Becker Jr  5:53.96


1.  71  Paul Ryan  12:48.93

2.  54  Scott Harmon  12:52.34


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Athletics East - Spring Mini-Meet

May 8, 2021

A cool, blustery and wet track (but thankfully no rain) greeted runners at the Spring Mini-Meet at Hayfield Secondary School in Alexandria, VA.  A good turnout and some excellent performances across the events. Unofficial results:


Mark Walchinsky (42) - 26.75

Rob Cranston (54) - 28.05

David Sullivan (58) - 29.87

Mark Neff (59) - 31.30

Mike Southwood (67) - 34.35


Mark Walchinsky (42) - 59.72

Rob Cranston (54) - 67.20

Bob Draim (66) - 1:21.13


Mark Walchinsky (42) - 1:34

David Sullivan (58) - 1:51.25

John Kilduff (69) - 2:07.01 (Shore AC)


Peter Guevara - 2:27.90

Mike Southwood (67) - 3:03

Bob Draim (66) - 3:05

Paul Ryan (70) - 3:08


James Coates (42) - 4:41.90


Dan Eddy (69) - 13:13

Chris Johnston (56) - 14:23


Jeff Duyn (61) - 17:59.91 (PR)

Scott Harmon (53) - 18:02.05 (PR)

5000m - Women

Betty Blank (68) - 28:39

100m - Kids

Theodore Walchinsky (4) - 34.00

Alexander Walchinsky (2) - 50.10

Photos and video in the gallery and on Instagram.  Runners also enjoyed a selection of Athletic Brewing Company non-alcoholic beers.

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April 17, 2021

AE runners returned to the flat, fast course at Mason Neck State Park in Virginia for a 5K road race. Strong performances across the board, placing all eight racers in the top 12:

Jason Abbot (42), 17:00, 1st overall

Mark Walchinsky (42), 17:24, 2nd overall

Pete Wergin (55), 17:27, third overall

Mark Neff (59), 17:54, fifth overall

Scott Harmon (53), 18:17, sixth overall

Robert Cranston (54), 20:23, 10th overall

David Sullivan (58), 21:14, 12th overall

Richard Brunais (62), 23:44, 18th overall

Complete race results

Race photos

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2021 DCRRC Fort Hunt 10K

March 13, 2021

Several Athletics East runners turned out for the DCRRC Fort Hunt 10K (a few AE runners are also members of various road running clubs around Washington, including DCRRC). All finished first in their respective age groups. 

4th   Pete Wergin 37:08  55MM (55 - 59)1

5th   Scott Harmon 37:10 53MM (50 - 54)

15th Bob Draim 47:12 66MM (65 - 69)1

16th Paul Ryan  47:25  70MM (70 - 74)1



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March 12 - 14, 2021

Strong turnout and great performances by Athletics East runners at the 2021 AAU Indoor National Track and Field Championships in Virginia Beach. Runners had the opportunity to compete on the new indoor track at the Virginia Beach Sports Center.

M60 400 Meter Run Masters

2 Becker, Bruce M60  1:15.30

M40 800 Meter Run Masters

1 Walchinsky, Mark M42 2:14.60

2 Coates, James M42 2:14.63


1 Hobbs, Hasan M48 2:15.02


1 Bandettini, Peter M55 2:27.02

2 Sullivan, David M59 2:35.82

3 Hardy, Harris M58 2:41.92


1 Becker, Bruce M60 2:55.91


1 Southwood, Michael M67 2:58.31

M40 1500 Meter Run Masters

2 Walchinsky, Mark M42 4:28.09

3 Coates, James M42 4:36.93 


2 Hobbs, Hasan M48 4:35.36 

3 Worthington, Scott M48 4:58.59 


1 Harmon, Scott M54 4:58.98


1 Bandettini, Peter M55 4:53.14

2 Neff, Mark M59 4:53.35


2 Wigglesworth, Henry M63 5:22.76

3 Becker, Bruce M60 5:38.31

M40 3000 Meter Run Masters

1 Walchinsky, Mark M42 10:23.30


1 Hobbs, Hasan M48 10:12.79


1 Harmon, Scott M54 10:37.31


2 Neff, Mark M59 10:36.90

M29&U 4x400 Meter Relay Masters 

1 Athletics East TC 'A' 4:15.84 1) Hobbs, Hasan 48 2) Coates, James 42 3) Walchinsky, Mark 42 4) Worthington, Scott 48

2 Athletics East TC 'B' 4:45.42 1) Becker, Bruce 60 2) Neff, Mark 59 3) Bradecamp, Michael 57 4) Bandettini, Peter 55

3 Athletics East TC 'C' 4:55.06 1) Sullivan, David 59 2) Hardy, Harris 58 3) Southwood, Michael 67 4) Harmon, Scott 54

M65 High Jump Masters

1 Southwood, Michael M67 1.22m

M55 Long Jump Masters

2 Sullivan, David M59  3.41m



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Winter Outdoor Track Time Trial #2

February 13, 2021

Cold, windy and icy conditions challenged runners at the second outdoor track time trial of the winter. Runners had to dial back the intensity for safety reasons but still logged some good efforts. A couple of new AE runners and guests joined the event in Alexandria, VA


Mark Walchinsky (29.90)


Michael Southwood (1:08)


Michael Southwood (2:19)


Mark Walchinsky (2:43)

James Coates (2:46)


Mark Walchinsky (2:52)

James Coates (3:00)

Scott Harmon (3:29)


Scott Harmon (5:34)


David Sullivan (7:56)

Ted Poulos (8:58)

More photos on the Gallery page.

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Winter Outdoor Track Time Trial

January 16, 2021

Cool and breezy conditions prevailed for the first outdoor track event of 2021. Athletics East runners gathered at Hayfield Secondary School's track in Alexandria, VA for a series of distance and middle distance events.


Mark Walchinsky 10:38

Hasan Hobbs      10:40

Scott Harmon      13:02

David Sullivan      13:03


Mark Walchinsky         5:10

Hasan Hobbs              5:48

Scott Harmon              5:51

Jose Idler                    6:36


Mark Walchinsky    2:25

Hasan Hobbs         2:30

Mark Neff               2:31

Scott Harmon       2:48

800m backward running ( amazing)

Bob Draim  5:35 

See the gallery for additional photos.

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Athletics East Road Mile

December 27, 2020

A good turnout on a cold, but calm and sunny winter morning for an informal Athletics East road mile event on a net downhill course. Times were recorded for both clock and age graded. Results below are shown in order of age-graded finish. 

  1. Jeff Duyn (60), 5:08 (age-graded 89.86, 4:07.7)

  2. Pete Wergin (55), 5:06 (86.65, 4:16.9)

  3. David Sullivan (58), 5:21 (84.74, 4:22.7)

  4. Henry Wigglesworth (62), 5:36 (83.89, 4:25.5)

  5. Hasan Hobbs (46), 4:55 (83.58, 4:26.3)

  6. Paul Ryan (70), 6:05 (83.33, 4:27.1)

  7. Ted Poulos (59), 6:12 (73.76, 5:01.8)

Video and more photos are in the gallery . Note: the start was staggered to keep runners separated, so the finish video does not correlate directly to individual times. Age grading done using

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2020 USATF Masters Virtual Fall Challenge

October 19 - November 16, 2020

Paul Ryan competed in the 2020 USATF Masters Virtual Fall Challenge, running both the 5000m and 10,000m events. Paul was the M65-69 age group winner in both events with a 21:53.80 in the 5000m and 45:48 in the 10,000m. Congratulations Paul!

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2020 Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank 5k

November 21, 2020

As racing restrictions get tighter again, AE runners went south to compete in another Bishops Events race.  Scott Harmon was the overall winner of the 2020 Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank 5k, covering the distance in 18:53.  David Sullivan was 5th overall in 21:09 and Richard Brunais was 6th overall in 24:22.

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USATF-NE Cross Country Championships

November 21, 2020

AE runner Harris Hardy competed in the 2020 USATF New England Cross Country Championships in Nashua, New Hampshire. Harris covered the 5K cross country course in 21:22, finishing 73rd overall and 9th in M50-59.

Finish line video

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2020 Veteran’s Lorton 5K

November 7, 2020

Nice turnout for Athletics East on a beautiful Saturday morning at Mason Neck State Park in Virginia.  Six AE runners (and a future seventh) competed in the 5K event.


Eddie Chen, 1st Overall in  17:19

James Coates, 2nd Overall in 17:44

Mark Neff, 4th Overall in 17:53 Scott Harmon, 5th Overall in 18:06

Robert (Steve) Martin, 6th Overall in 18:40

David Sullivan, 8th Overall in 21:17

Pete Wergin, who is joining AE, was 3rd Overall in 17:46

Great racing across the board and the largest team turnout since the summer track time trials.

Look for photos in the gallery or visit our Instagram page.

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Maryland XC Series - Hunt Valley

October 11, 2020

Athletics East runners continue to seek out the limited race offerings in the region. A couple were in action on 11 October in the Maryland XC Series 5K event at Hunt Valley. There were runners in several categories at this event. AE competed in the Open Category, where Hasan Hobbs (18:37) placed 1st Overall and Scott Harmon (19:33) was 4th Overall.;perpage:100

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2020 Chase a Cure 5K/10K

October 10, 2020

Athletics East Runner Chris Johnston competed in the Chase a Cure 5K at Burke Lake on 10 October. Chris was 9th overall in 22:17 on the mixed road/trail course.

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2020 Fall Burke Lake 5k & 10k

September 19, 2020

Several Athletics East runners competed in the 5K event at Burke Lake on 19 September. Running on a mix of rolling hills on pavement and trail, the AE runners finished as follows:

James Coates, 3rd overall (18:17)

Mark Neff, 4th overall (18:18)

Scott Harmon, 5th overall (18:37)

Chris Johnston, 18th overall (22:29)

David Sullivan, 19th overall (22:34)

++More photos on the Athletics East Photo Gallery page


USATF Masters Summer Challenge

August, 2020

Paul Ryan was on the track for the 2020 USATF Master Summer Challenge. Impressive results:

800M -- 2:56.7 (2nd M65-69)

Mile -- 6:16.6 (2nd M65-69)

5000M -- 22:04.6 (1st M65-69)


Athletics East Time Trial #2

August 2, 2020

Second gathering of Athletics East runners and guests, this time on the Hayfield HS track.  Runners tackled a variety of distances.

--James Coates  2:15
--Mark Neff 2:28 (second attempt)

--Mark Neff 2:30 

--Scott Harmon 2:30

--James Coates, 5:01:3.  
--Bruce Becker, 6:16

2400m Military qualifier distance
--Hasan Hobbs 7:47:41


--Chris Johnston 21:35


--Hannah Phillips 36:94 (Potomac Valley TC)

High School runners who joined AE for the event:

Results for the HS kids, some are estimates. 


--Aiden Najjar-Pope 5:14,

--Zaire Najjar-Pope 7:30


--Asa Cumming 2:39


--Aiden Najjar-Pope 14:38,

--Asa Cumming 16:17,

--Vivian Ho 16:42,

--Christine Nguyen 17:40,

--Zaire Najjar-Pope 20:43,

--Jeffrey Waddington 21:58. 

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July 25, 2020

Strong showing by several AE runners in Winchester, VA at the Loudoun Street Mile.  Hasan Hobbs was the top AE finisher, placing 21st overall and 1st M45-49 in 4:41.6.  Peter Bandettini was 1st M50-54 (44th overall) in 5:11.2.  Mark Neff was 1st M55-59 (50th overall) in 5:14.9.  Scott Harmon was right behind, taking 3rd M50-54 (53rd overall) in 5:16.5. David Sullivan was 2nd M55-59 (89th overall) in 5:56.4.

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Athletics East Time Trial #1

June 27, 2020

Athletics East runners and a couple of guests were on the track at Edison HS in Alexandria, VA for a team time trial on 27 June. Unofficial results:


James Coates 5:10 

Henry Wigglesworth 5:45 

Paul Ryan 6:23

Bruce Becker.  6:27

2 mile 

Hasan Hobbs 10:55

Jim Garster    12:13

Claire Garster.  13:52


Harris Hardy  16:44


Scott Harmon 18:27

Peter Bandettini  18:45

Chris Johnston    21:55


Eddie Chen 28:14

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DCRRC Fort Hunt 10K

March 8, 2020

Several AE runners enjoyed a nice Sunday morning race at Fort Hunt, Virginia. 


Eddie Chen, 36:32 (5th overall, 2nd M35-39)

Scott Harmon, 37:43 (11th overall, 2nd M50-54)

Chris Johnston, 46:33 (39th overall, 3rd M55-59)

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2020 USATF Virginia Open & Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships

March 8, 2020

James Coates was in Hampton, VA for the USATF Virginia Masters indoor meet.  James competed in the 800m, finishing1st in a time of 2:19.

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Ty Brown Invitational Track Meet

February 29, 2020

Athletics East was on the track at Episcopal HS in Alexandria, VA for the Ty Brown Invitational Track Meet. All results for this event were age-graded.



1st - Hasan Hobbs (6:29.71) age graded to 5:54.60 (79.86%)

3rd - Jim Garster (6:58.51) age graded to 6:06.16 (77.34%)

4th - Scott Harmon (6:58.63) age graded to 6:06.18 (77.34%)

7th - Bruce Becker (7:52.47) age graded to 6:36.64 (71.40%)

8th - Chris Johnston (8:09.37) age graded to 6:50.83 (68.93%)


17th - Bruce Becker (1:37.06) age graded to 1:21.62 (70.65%)


4th - Hasan Hobbs (2:57.38) age graded to 2:42.24 (80.44%)

11th - Bruce Becker (4:01.08) age graded to 3:21.64 (64.72%)


35th - Bruce Becker (54.83) age graded to 45.95 (65.29%)

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RRCA Club Challenge 10 Miler

February 23, 2020

Several of our AE runners compete in road races for various RRCA clubs. A number of them ran in the RRCA Club Challenge 10-miler sponsored by the Howard County Striders.

Running for MCRR - Montgomery County Road Runners:

Hasan Hobbs - 59:54.81 (82nd overall)

Jeff Duyn - 1:00:24.17 (87th overall)

Mark Neff - 1:02:28.63 (121st overall)

Peter Bandettini - 1:06:11.97 (188th overall)

Running for DCRRC - D.C. Road Runners:

Justin Runac - 1:02:20.78 (119th overall)

Team Results:

Hasan was the #4 runner for the winning Male Masters team from MCRR

Justin was the #2 runner for the 3rd place Male Masters team from DCRRC

Jeff and Mark paced the MCRR team to 1st place in the Male Grand Masters division as the #1 and #2 runners for MCRR

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2020 USATF Lake Erie Masters Indoor Track and Field Championships

February 23, 2020

Steve Crelli was in action at the 2020

USATF Lake Erie Open and Masters Indoor Track and Field Championships at the University of Mount Union. Steve finished 3rd in the M60 1 Mile Run (5:40.97) and 2nd in the M60 800m Run (2:40.82).

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Breast Cancer Awareness Track & Field Meet, PG Sportsplex

February 8, 2020

A few AE runners were in action on the PG County Sportsplex indoor track over the weekend.


Bruce Becker (6:14.70) 5th overall

Chris Johnston (6:22.39) 7th overall


Bruce Becker (1:12.59) 6th overall


Paul Ryan (3:08.01) 6th overall


Chris Johnston (12:39.60) 6th overall

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2020 USATF East Region and Potomac Valley Association Masters Indoor Championships

January 19, 2020

Very successful showing for Athletics East at the East Region indoor meet.  Fourteen team members competed in eight different age groups.  The 4x800m relay team (Mark Neff, Jeff Duyn, Bruce Becker and David Sullivan) started the morning off on a high note by breaking the M55-59 Club American record with a time of 10:37.05. Check out photos and video of the action on the gallery page.

Other team results:


Eddie Chen, 10:07.48 (1st M35-39)

Kostyantyn Grabovskyy (aka KG), 10:09.86 (2nd M40-44)

Scott Harmon, 10:46.15 (1st M50-54)

Robert (Steve) Martin, 11:09.67 (1st M55-59)


James Coates, 4:41.07 (2nd M40-44)

Hasan Hobbs, 4:34.18 (1st M45-49)

Peter Bandettini, 4:58.21 (1st M50-54)

James Garster, 5:09.22 (2nd M50-54)

Scott Harmon, 5:21.22 (3rd M50-54)

Steve Crelli, 5:22.65 (1st M60-64)

Paul Ryan, 5:52.58 (2nd M65-69)


KG, 31.93 (3rd M40-44)

David Sullivan, 31.27 (4th M55-59)


James Coates, 2:15.48 (3rd M40-44)

Hasan Hobbs, 2:18.43 (1st M45-49)

Peter Bandettini, 2:24.56 (1st M50-54)

James Garster, 2:32.16 (2nd M50-54)

Steve Crelli, 2:41.44 (1st M60-64)

Paul Ryan, 2:57.27 (4th M65-69)

4x200m Relay

Bandettini, Becker, Sullivan, Coates (2:02.18)

4x400m Relay

Chen, KG, Harmon, Hobbs (4:32.44)

Long Jump

David Sullivan (3.04m), 4th M55-59

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January 19, 2020

Chris Johnston was out west this weekend and ran the Rock n Roll Arizona 10K, finishing in 46:31 (4th M55-59 and 66th overall)

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NYRR Night at the Races Meet 2

January 9, 2020

Three AE runners (David Sullivan, James Coates and Harris Hardy) traveled to New York to kick off their indoor track season at the Armory. Results:

1000m - James Coates (2:59.01), 29th overall, 3rd M40-44

600m - David Sullivan (1:50.26), 39th overall, 3rd M55-59

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Top Team in San Francisco

January 22, 2020

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