EMMETT RAHL BECOMES 24TH MEMBER OF SEAL BEACH RUNNERS HALL OF FAME

Emmett Rahl became the 24th runner inducted into the Seal Beach Runners Hall of Fame prior to the December 10, 2012.

A few highlights of Emmetts running career are:

In the last 16 years later Emmett has run over an amazing 650 races in six states and has run 20,000 miles!

He has run 119 of our 123 lunch hour races since starting running here in July 2001. He has had streaks of running 54 and 55 straight lunch hour 5K races. These 2 streaks are 6th & 8th longest streaks in the history of our 328 5Ks.

5Ks - Ran 214 5Ks with a 20:05 PB in our lunch hour 5K in Feb 2004.

10K Ran 109 10Ks with a 42:37 PB in 2004 in Lakewood Mug Run.

Marathons Ran 26 with a 3:36:35 PB in Portland Oregon in 2001

50 Miles ran 15 with a PB of 10:34:00 in 2004 in the American River 50 in Sacramento/Auburn, Calif area.

100 K (62 miles) ran 4 with 16:02:47 PB in 2010 in Marin Co, CA

100 miles ran 1 in 29:42:02 in 2011 in Huntsville, Texas.

Emmett has run 83 races that were 26+ miles. Has currently has ran 12 ultra-marathons in last 12 months

Emmett is working on a blog - ultratallultrarunner.wordpress.com - if you want to read about any of his races (currently through April 2004).  He also has a published account of his first ultra-marathon in Marathon & Beyond magazine - May/June 2004.

DAVID SCHILLER WINS DECEMBER 5K IN A TIME OF 19:29

David Schiller won his 1st 5K, becoming the 35th runner to win a lunch hour 5K race in a time of 19:29 on December 10, 2012. Rounding out the top five were: Andy Born 2- 20:06, Randy Parker 3- 20:28, Gavin McKiernan 4- 21:07 and Nam Ngo 5- 21:28.

There were no Personal Bests in the race, but several milestones were reached. Jim Heller ran his 180 race, Ralph Wetterhahn ran his 140th lunch hour 5K and Kathy Kern became the 20th runner to run in 100 races. Congrats Jim, Ralph and Kathy.

Four runners ran all 12 races in 2012. They were Dave Parsel who ran his 64th straight race today, the 5th longest in the history of the lunch hour 5K, Emmett Rahl ran his 55th straight race which is the 6th longest streak, Jim Scianni 21st straight, and Jim Heller 14 straight.

My web site is up and running with a new host. The 5K results are posted on my web site at SlagsHouseOfStats.com.

The next 5K is scheduled for 11:50 AM Monday, January 14, 2013 at Gate 510 on the northwest corner of the Boeing Seal Beach Facility. We will induct our 24th member into our Seal Beach Runners Hall of Fame

2012 RECAP AND TODAYS PICTURES POSTED TO WEB SITE

A RECAP OF THE 2012 RACES, PICTURES FROM TODAYS RACE AND A HALL OF FAMERS BIOS UPDATE HAVE

ALL BEEN ADDED TO MY WEB SITE AT SlagsHouseOfStats.com

ANNUAL RUN TO THE PIER FOR BEER WILL BE DECEMBER 12

The annual run to the pier for beer has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 12th. You can start your run from anywhere, but be at Rubys at the end of the Seal Bach pier by 12:15 PM as that is when the group picture will be taken. You are welcomed to join the group at Rubys afterword.

AGE GROUP PLACING   

    

AGE GROUP

PLACINGS

 

(BOEING RUNNERS ONLY)

 

 

 

 

 

AGE

                 FIRST

TIME

               SECOND

TIME

10-29

 

 

 

 

30-39

 

 

 

 

40-49

Andy Born

20:06

 

 

50-59

Dave Schiller

19:29

Randy Parker

20:28

60-69

Jim Heller

23:09

Randy Emenaker

24:08

70-79

Dave Rusher

27:07

Ralph Wetterhahn

34:08

 

  WOMEN

 

20-29

Natalie Scianni

33:52

 

 

30-39

 

 

 

 

40-49

Kathy Kern

55:16

 

 

50-59

 

 

 

 

60-69

Ann Tack

32:56

 

 

80-89

Soula Thomas

47:01

 

 

Slag 12-10-2012