MARK CALKINS 21ST INDUCTEE INTO HALL OF FAME

     Mark Calkins was the 21st inductee into the Seal Beach runners Hall of Fame on December 14, 2009.

     Some of Mark’s achievements were:

Once ran 53 consecutive races through July 2003, 7th longest streak ever.

Has ran 107 lunch hour 5K’s and 132 races including 6 half marathons and 2 marathons

His 5K Personal Best was 20:47 in our monthly February 2001 race

His 10K Personal Best was 46:34 in the Seal Beach 10K in April 2002.

Ran Southern California Half Marathon in 1:44:30 in 12-05, a hilly Saddleback Half Marathon in 1:49:43 in

     11-2000 and the Long Beach Half Marathon in 1:56:42 in 11-2000 

Ran 3:59:04 Marathon in Detroit on 10-08 and 4:12:54 in Los Angeles Marathon in 3-01

 

                                          DAVE PARSEL WINS DECEMBER 2009 5K IN TIME OF 17:16

      Dave Parsel won the December 14, 2009 5K in a time of 17:06.   Dave has now won a record 106 lunch hour 5K’s. 

      Rounding out the top five were:  John Araujo 2- 17:43, Nam Ngo 3- 20:54, Jim Heller 4- 21:14 and Brian Werner 5- 21:19

     Six runners ran all 11 races in 2009.   The iron men for 2009 are Todd Byers, who ran his 13th straight race, Peter Lew

who today ran his record 114th  consecutive race, Dave Parsel who ran his 30th straight race, Emmett who ran his 20th straight

race, Jim Scianni who his 16th straight race and Nelson Slagle who ran his 24th straight race. 

     Brian Bousman and Matthew Nethers were the only runners to establish a Personal Best (PB) in the December race. Brian

lowered his PB by 1:04 after lowering his PB by 24 seconds last month.  Matthew lowered her PB by 32 seconds.  

     Dave Rusher lowered the 70 year old age group record for the second straight month.  Last month he lowered Jim Crandall’s

record by 2:29, and this month he lowered his record by 38 seconds.

       Four of today’s 26 runners were over 70.

       The next 5K is scheduled for 11:50 AM Monday, January 11, 2010 at Gate 510. 

 

                                            RUN TO THE PIER FOR BEER ANNUAL RUN DECEMBER 16

The annual Run to the Pier for Beer will be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2009.  Time your run to Ruby’s at the end of the

Seal Beach pier so you arrive by 12:15 for a team picture.  The distance from the Seal Beach Facility if you run there via the

river trail that we have the lunch hour 5K on is 3.1 miles.

AGE GROUP PLACING   

    

AGE GROUP

PLACINGS

 

(BOEING RUNNERS ONLY)

 

 

 

MEN

 

 

AGE

                 FIRST

TIME

               SECOND

TIME

16-29

Matthew Nethers

22:25

30-39

Emmett Rahl

22:57

40-49

Brian Werner

21:19

Kie Soohoo

21:43

50-59

Dave Parsel

17:16

John Araujo

17:43

60-69

Jim Heller

21:14

70-79

David Rusher

24:01

Jim Crandall

31:57

 

 

WOMEN

 

 

20-29

Kate Clarke

26:20

30-39

40-49

Emma Garcia-Callga

24:48

50-59

60-69

70-79

Joan McIntyre

40:49

80-89

 

 

 Slag  12-04-09