We Run Hard – And Then We Gave Thanks!

Jenny Perrottet -Won her  age group in all four events at her swim meet in California.  SheI won the 200 back overall, and 12308750_123738751325879_1560054182771352444_nplaced second overall in the 1500 (PR), 400 free (PR) and 50 fly (PR).  Even split the 400 and 200 back as well. 3 PRs and 1 very close to my PR.  Jenny also won her Turkey Trot in CA which came with a $500 check!

Hampstead Turkey Trot 8K

Harrison Brown:  1st AG 5th overall, at the Hampstead 8K.  28:29
Scott Perry – 1st AG 6th overall 29:27

Shawn Wellersdick – 33:14 prepping for Kiawah half won his age group

Fast Eddie Buchanan did his first ever 8K.  Actually this was his first race above 5K and he crushed it!  Won his age group holding 7:10 pace.

Diana Davis:  1st in AG at the Hampstead 8K and huge PR with Phillip right by her side!  Way to go Diana, the speedy Rockstar!


Seaside Shuffle – 5K on the beach, Way to battle the sand and the wind:12226989_780717685389188_5667926288394715604_n

Overall winner Brittany Perkins and congrats to Shaun Tunis (PR),


Shannon Maus – 1:42:00 Norfolk Half Marathon.  Won her Age Group

It was Shawn Rhodes taking 2nd in his AG at the Festival of Foods Turkey Trot 5 miler in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  We can only imagine what the weather was there, but holding 6:08’s for the 5 miler.  Awesome training day Shawn for the upcoming half marathon.

Now here’s a name for you, the Turkey Day Run Gobble Wobble 5K in Charleston, SC.  We’re waiting on official results, but it was a duel between Chad Town, who had an amazing 5K PR and Brian Cohen.  Friends until the final sprint 🙂  Word is Chad Towne took the duel at the very end.

Andrew McIver placed 2nd OA at the Raleigh 8k Turkey Trot with a smoking time of 29:02 (PR)!
Brooks Smith won her AG at the Kids First Turkey Trot.  She had a lot of fun running with her nephew.  Keep up the good work!
Jack Carroll – Run Your Turkey Off — 2.5 mile run  2nd in AG
Turkey Trot 10K in 46:40 – First in AG Mary Margaret 
Sherman and Anthony ran the Skinny Turkey half in Raleigh on Thanksgiving day.  Congrats Sherminator and too bad Perry’s didn’t refund your jewelry if Anthony ran a Turkey Trot.  HA

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It’s so much fun to win a Bobblehead!!

Congratulations to Steve White who won his first Bobblehead ever placing 3rd in his AG.  Diana Davis made it a back to back weekend on the podium with a 1st place win and Rockstar Rosie Guendner placed 3rd!  Kelli Kerkhoff a nice 22:18 and Allie Shofe 22:56.  Diana Davis another great 5K race 25:38 and Andy McVey getting back into the groove with a sub 28:00.

Phillip Davis busting out a 21:10 Steve White a 21:16 and Mike Duncan a 21:18.  Nice job fellas!

Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot

Karen Eckberg – 18:42 overall winner
Allie Kassons – 18:40 chip time – 2nd overall based on Gun
Bridget Phillips – 19:00.01  .02 away from breaking 19.  OH MAN!  almost – 2nd in AG 30-39
Erin Hogston – 19:02 – 4th overall female – 3rd AG 30-39
Mark Austin – 19:28 – 3rd overall masters
Brian Causey 18:56 – PR
Shawn Wellersdick – PR 19:32 – 1st overall Age group 40-49
John Cockrum – 19:43 – 3rd overall age group 40-4911222118_780717252055898_3867208279172999190_n
Johan Duposoni – 19:50 – 1st in AG 50-59
Tracy McCullen – 20:25 – 3rd in AG 50-59
Steve Risely -20:35
Lindsay Hess – 20:48
Jeff Rooks – 23:09
Walker Taylor 24:17
Jose Gonzalez – 21:49
Erin Collins 25:34
Paul Quam – 26:24
Maleia Tumolo – 26:01
Barb won best dressed – obviously!
Eileen and Jose Gonzalez run the Turkey Trot as a family!

The Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot – Level 1 enjoyed their start to Thanksgiving Day!  Carrie Cheatham, Tricia Bennett, and Christine Bean, along with Fred Altman pacing, finished with ease.  Janet Coleman braved a hilly 5k in Connecticut while traveling for the holiday.  Now,  Level 1 is looking forward to PRs at the Jingle Bell Run in December!