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HDR Express #72  October, 2017
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Announcements/Reminders:

TUESDAY TRACK WORKOUTS:

Remember the Tuesday Workouts at Joe Walker - Meet at the track at 6pm. All ages and abilities are encouraged to participate!

UPCOMING GRAN PRIX POINTS CONTEST EVENTS:

THURS, NOV. 23 - YMCA TURKEY TROT 5K

SAT, DEC 9 - SNOW DAZE 1 Mile (or 5K)

SAT, DEC 23 - JINGLE BELL FUN RUN 5K

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 See Details Below

Reminder - As calendared, club sponsored events, Mountain Trail Fun Runs and Apollo Rising runs are worth one Grand Prix Points Contest Point - Come out and Participate!

MOUNTAIN TRAIL FUN RUNS:

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18- Bouquet Canyon to Spunky Edison

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APOLLO RISING RUNS:

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30-

The HDR Club is trying a new monthly club run. This will be a Saturday run at Apollo Park. Enter from Avenue G & 50th West.  The park is beautiful. It has a 1 mile newly paved path with lots of shade trees and pleasant views of the water. Restrooms are available and water fountains are plentiful. The length, speed, start time and end time of the run is up to YOU!  

  • Come as early as sunrise and get in a long run, or come whenever and get in a few miles.
  • The path is almost perfectly flat so this is a great place to work on faster efforts - such as marathon paced miles within your long run.
  • As you run, reverse directions every few miles. That way you will see other runners/ club members more often.
  • Team up with other club members of similar abilities to make the miles pass more quickly!
  • Bring family members to get in a walk while you run!
  • Post your effort on the club facebook page after your run so we can share accomplishments and match names with faces!
  • Maybe we can find a volunteer to hang out at a table where people can stash their water bottles with their own sports drinks or gels (If not, leave them in your car and loop through the lot every couple of miles...)

Calendar - Upcoming Events:

Saturday, Oct. 28 – APOLLO RISING RUN, 4555 W Ave G, Lancaster, CA 93536 (distance, start time, etc varies). The HDR Club is trying a new monthly club run. This will be a Saturday run at Apollo Park. Enter from Avenue G & 50th West.  The park is beautiful. It has a 1 mile newly paved path with lots of shade trees and pleasant views of the water. Restrooms are available and water fountains are plentiful. The length, speed, start time and end time of the run is up to YOU!!

Saturday, Nov. 18 – MOUNTAIN TRAIL FUN RUN, Pacific Crest Trail, Bouquet Canyon to Spunky Edison Road. (12 miles). Meet at Bouquet Canyon Road PCT trailhead, six miles southwest of Elizabeth Lakes Road. Scott Zierman & Steve Henrich, hosts, 661-951-9454 / 661-718-2172; szierman@aol.com / shenrich@roadrunner.com.

Saturday, Nov. 18 – HOT CHOCOLATE TURKEY TROT, Brite Lake, Tehachapi. (5K). Run along Brite Lake.  Finisher’s mugs and free hot chocolate after the run. Use coupon code FBTURKEY17 for $10 off.  Pre-registrants get free parking; day-of registrants will be charged $5 parking fee.  Click Here to register or for info...

Thursday, Nov. 23 – YMCA THANKSGIVING DAY TURKEY TROT, Lancaster YMCA on 10th West. (5K). 8th annual event - fast, almost flat course, always attracts lots of runners and walkers! This is an HDR Grand Prix Points Contest Event.  Click Here to register or for info...

Saturday, Nov. 25 – APOLLO RISING RUN, 4555 W Ave G, Lancaster, CA 93536 (distance, start time, etc varies). SEE Oct 28 ABOVE for description of this new activity.

Saturday, Dec. 9 – Snow Daze Festival & Races - 1 Mile and 5K. Palmdale, at Christ’s Church of the Valley, Ave R @ 27th St East. 2nd annual Snow Event - Inaugural Race. The Snow Daze Festival brings Snow onto the church grounds and builds a sledding slope for school age children. There will be lots of booths, activitis and vendors there as well. The event is put on by The Young Marines, The City of Palmdale, CCV Palmdale, and now the High Desert Runners with other organizations contributing as well.  The MILE RACE will be a  HDR Grand Prix Points Contest Event. This means you can earn placing points as well as bonus points available at all GPPC events. There will also be a 5k run run for those who prefer a 5k. The courses will be VERY flat, held on the streets and sidewalks in the neighborhood south of the church. REGISTER HERE...  Race Director Dale Lister; rundalel@gmail.com

Saturday, Dec. 23 – JINGLE BELL FUN RUN, Marie Kerr Park, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd. (5k). Come join us for one of the HDRs big events of the year. The 5k and the accompanying kid’s K are held on the paths of Marie Kerr Park. There will be refreshments and costume contest! Of course, this race is also the final HDR Grand Prix race series events so you come score some extra bonus points! Registration is available online through the HDR website or by clicking here.  For information you may contace race director Erik D. Ruble at 661-435-6968; edruble16@gmail.com

Saturday, Dec. 30 – APOLLO RISING RUN, 4555 W Ave G, Lancaster, CA 93536 (distance, start time, etc varies). SEE ABOVE for description of this new activity.

RUN and RACE REPORTS:

Apollo Rising run #1, -- September

 The first of our Apollo Rising runs was held September 23. The attendees were few, but those of us who made it enjoyed the event. The run is meant to be a come when you want and run as far as you want. The park is a 1 mile loop so no matter how far you go, no matter how fast or slow you go, you’ll get to see and interact with other club members.

Althea Bogle was the earliest arrival, followed by me, Dale Lister. She was finishing a loop as I was getting started so we introduced ourselves. She was running clockwise so I took off counter clockwise. At least once a loop there was a smile, a “good job” a thumbs up or wave. It was encouraging.

Althea completed 8 laps, as I recall, and I settled into some marathon pace miles for the last half of my 12. Around mile 11 I spotted Alan Brown. I finished and we got to chat for a bit before I headed home and he headed out for his run. Later, Charlie horn made it to the park and got in a run as well.

The more participants we have, the more fun this run will be. Join me October 28!

Mountain Trail Fun Run -- October,

San Fransisquito, Leona Truck Trail, Spunky Edison, PCT loop

What if you staged a trail fun run and nobody came? That was almost the case on Sunday, Oct. 8, when only

four runners showed up for the annual October excursion in the Mountain Trail Fun Run series. The disappointing

turnout was in contrast to participation in the same run in 2016, when 18 runners and hikers participated in this

run.

Only one runner, Carmen Albanes, chose to tackle the full 13-mile loop, which heads up San Fransisquito

Canyon Road about a half-mile from the Pacific Crest Trail trailhead, then turns southeast on forest road 6N04,

the Leona Truck Trail, for a little over four miles before heading down Spunky Edison Road for about two-thirds

of a mile, and then turning onto the PCT for about seven miles to return to the San Fransisquito—PCT trailhead.

The other three runners – Nestor Ponce de Leon, Clare Durand and Belinda (Bellingham) Whetstone – chose

the alternative out-and- back jaunt along the PCT. Nestor logged about 12 miles, Belinda about 10, and Clare

about six.

Although the numbers were few, the post-run munchies were tasty and nourishing at the staging point

selected by run host Alan Brown in one of the small trailside campsites created by a PCT maintenance work party

about 18 months ago.

The final run in the 2017 Mountain Trail Fun Run series is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 18 beginning at 8

a.m. The route will be an out-and- back 12-mile excursion on the Pacific Crest Trail segment from the Bouquet

Canyon Road trailhead westward to Spunky Edison Road and back. Those wishing to do shorter distances can

turn around whenever they wish. For more details, contact run hosts Scott Zierman at, 661-951- 9454,

szierman@aol.com, or Steve Henrich at 661-718- 2172, shenrich@roadrunner.com.

-- Alan Brown

RACE/RUN SUBMISSIONS: :

As usual, HDR members were out running/racing at events far and near.

 Congratulations to all of you for getting out there, competing, getting fitter, getting faster...

Date

RACE

Time

Place

participants

Age Group

PR?

Lisa

Costello

F

38

8/12

Griffith Park Luau 5k

0:33:53

203

608

32

Lisa

Costello

F

38

8/26

Philadelphia International Runway 5k

0:34:51

Lisa

Costello

F

38

9/3

Disneyland Half

2:39:03

2271

8710

168

James

Mitchell

M

38

9/4

Conquer the Bridge, San Pedro 5.3

0:41:35

85

3305

20

YES

Adam

Gayou

F

14

9/4

Conquer the Bridge, San Pedro 5.3

0:51:54

441

3305

21

Jennifer

Mitchell

F

38

9/4

Conquer the Bridge, San Pedro 5.3

0:53:43

530

3305

44

Beverly

O'Neal

F

59

9/4

Conquer the Bridge, San Pedro 5.3

1:04:59

1093

3304

71

Dale

Lister

M

55

9/9

Lexus Laceup OC 10K, Irvine

0:45:53

22

367

1

Erik

Ruble

M

52

9/10

Revel Big Cottonwood, Utah

1:32:46

115

2987

7

Krysti

Ruble

F

47

9/10

Revel Big Cottonwood, Utah

1:38:41

244

2987

10

James

Mitchell

M

38

9/10

Santa Monica Classic 10K

0:47:37

261

3041

38

Beverly

O'Neal

F

59

9/10

Santa Monica Classic 10K

1:12:47

2177

3048

34

Monteigne

Long

F

37

9/10

Santa Monica Classic 10K

1:18:05

2460

3041

207

Jennifer

Mitchell

F

38

9/10

Santa Monica Classic 10K

1:00:37

Grant

Barnett

M

41

9/15

March of Dimes Night Moves 5 Mile, Columbus, OH

0:33:41

3

82

1

YES

Lisa

Costello

F

38

9/16

Rock n Roll Philadelphia 10k

1:03:40

540

1044

41

Grant

Barnett

M

41

9/16

USAF Marathon, Dayton, Ohio

3:59:45

264

1474

24

Grant

Barnett

M

41

9/17

Honest Abe Trail Run Marathon, IN

4:15:48

1

10

1

Althea

Bogle

9/23

September Apollo Rising Run

Dale

Lister

9/23

September Apollo Rising Run

Alan

Brown

9/23

September Apollo Rising Run

Charlie

Horn

9/23

September Apollo Rising Run

Beverly

O'Neal

F

59

9/30

Be the Light 5K, Santa Clarita

0:32:25

132

611

4

Brent

Roetcisoender

M

13

9/30

Edwards AFB Triathalon 5k run

0:19:31

1

50

1

YES

Monteigne

Long

F

37

10/1

Dodger Foundation 10K

1:20:01

1363

1709

221

Clare

Durand

F

10/7

Sarah's Route 5k, Palmdale

Oscar

Guitterez

M

10/7

Sarah's Route 5k, Palmdale

Dora

Guttierez

F

10/7

Sarah's Route 5k, Palmdale

Dale

LIster

M

10/7

Sarah's Route 5k, Palmdale

Brent

Roetcisoender

M

10/7

Sarah's Route 5k, Palmdale

Erik

Ruble

M

10/7

Sarah's Route 5k, Palmdale

Krysti

Ruble

F

10/7

Sarah's Route 5k, Palmdale

Beverly

O'Neal

F

59

10/8

Chicago Marathon

5:59:23

38435

44258

578

Alan

Brown

10/8

October Mountain Trail Fun Run

Carmen

Albanes

10/9

October Mountain Trail Fun Run

Nestor

Ponce De Leon

10/10

October Mountain Trail Fun Run

Clare

Durand

10/11

October Mountain Trail Fun Run

Belinda

Whetstone

10/12

October Mountain Trail Fun Run

Submit your Race Results: To submit your results click here....   To otherwise find the submission form go the club website at www.highdesertrunners.org - click on Grand Prix on the top and click on “Submit Race Results Here.” Here is the latest ... Once races have been submitted and added to the points contest you can see them listed by clicking here.....

Grand Prix Points Contest update: 2017

There are now 138 HDR Members are on the points board. The AV Fair Wave race had and the finale of the summer XC season had a huge effect on the standings. Remember, if a race is an HDR Express race it is worth more points as a minimum PLUS there are bonus points if you place high overall or within your age group division. The YMCA Turkey Trot 5k and the Jingle Bell Fun Run are both Gran Prix Events still to come this year.  The top 50 at the end of they year will win a Grand Prix Points Contest winner’s medal!

2017 GRAND PRIX POINTS CONTEST

TOP SCORERS

TOTAL POINTS

tiebreaker points (excludes bonus races)

1

Alan

Squyres

110

22

3

2

Grant

Barnett

103

10

1

3

Dale

Lister

87

31

4

4

Kathy

Diorio

86

38

4

5

Lisa

Costello

84

10

2

6

Krysti

Ruble

83

23

2

7

Cindy

Hendrix

79

36

4

8

Heather

Massari

78

52

4

9

Erik

Ruble

66

16

2

10

Brent

Roetcisoender

59

31

4

11

Joe

Kim

51

34

4

12

Beverly

O'Neal

47

19

4

13

Laura

Cox

46

6

1

14

Jeanette

Wells

45

31

4

15

Theresa

Stern

44

10

3

16

Clare

Durand

43

11

4

17

Steve

Brumwell

42

0

0

18

Scott

Zierman

40

31

4

19

David

Weary

40

28

4

20

John

Carey

39

8

1

21

Carmen

Albanes

39

0

0

22

Nestor

Ponce De Leon

36

31

4

23

Joe

Diorio

36

12

2

24

Justin

Patananan

34

32

3

25

Jennifer

Mitchell

34

13

3

26

Monteigne

Long

34

10

2

27

James

Mitchell

32

10

3

28

Desiree

Nolls

30

29

3

29

Wanetta

Roetcisoender

29

10

3

30

Belinda

Whetstone

28

10

2

31

Adam

Gayou

27

5

2

32

Caleb

Schroeder

26

10

2

33

Toke

Jensen

26

8

1

34

Tom

Grady

25

24

3

35

Zoila

Pineda

25

19

3

36

Michelle

Arvidson

25

17

3

37

Alexander

Patananan

23

17

2

38

Alan

Brown

23

16

4

39

Leila

Holmes

23

11

2

40

Andrew

Mitchell

22

21

2

41

Ana

Farrell

22

3

2

42

Dora

Gutierrez

21

10

1

43

Oscar

Gutierrez

21

9

1

44

Micah

Mitchell

20

18

3

45

Jim

Haskett

20

14

3

46

Janet

Dempsey

20

0

0

47

Jill

Culver

19

19

3

48

Jesse

Williams

18

16

4

49

Rob

Perez

18

13

3

50

David

White

18

12

2

51

Michelle

Yanik

18

12

2

52

Julian

Guerra

18

4

1

53

Tim

Tavarez

18

0

0

54

Derek

Rodriguez

17

16

2

55

Mark

Hershey

17

14

2

56

Jacob

White

17

10

2

57

Colin

Culver

16

16

2

58

Nancy

Mckim

16

15

4

59

Katie

Sanchez

16

6

1

60

Charlie

Horn

15

14

2

61

June

Heaton

15

9

2

62

Barbara

Bravo

15

7

1

63

Dolores

Cortez

15

0

0

64

Pablo

Adelantar

14

12

2

65

Allen

Schmidt

14

9

1

66

Althea

Bogle

14

8

3

67

Jennie

White

14

8

1

68

Jeff

Culver

13

13

3

69

Jarod

Ebenhack

13

12

2

70

Lauro

Vargas

13

12

2

71

Ralph

Furness

13

10

1

72

Jacob

Branch

11

11

1

73

Ann

White

11

10

2

74

Laurence

Arvidson

11

6

2

75

Nancy

Kim

10

10

2

76

Megan

Gomez

10

6

1

77

Charles

Dempsey

10

0

0

78

Mi

Duster

9

9

1

79

Nicole

Webster

9

9

1

80

Alexandria

Arvidson

9

8

3

81

Andi

Stutelberg

9

8

2

82

Kyra

Sundance

9

5

1

83

Melea

Stutelberg

8

8

1

84

Leticia

Espitia

8

7

3

85

Angela

Koons

8

0

0

86

Greg

Galli

7

7

3

87

Ethan

Ortega

7

6

2

88

Cole

Walls

7

6

2

89

Aubrey

Schroeder

6

6

2

90

Josiah

Schroeder

6

6

2

91

Julia

Trenkle

6

6

2

92

Kent

Trenkle

6

6

2

93

Angela

Adelantar

6

6

1

94

Jasmine

Carpenter

6

6

1

95

Jeremy

Telezing

6

5

2

96

Steve

Henrich

6

4

2

97

Matthew

Bierowicz

6

0

0

98

Lina

Cadena

6

0

0

99

Jim

Pandya

6

0

0

100

Kai

Smithley

6

0

0

101

John

Swallow

6

0

0

102

Hannah

Marin

5

5

2

103

Sophie

Schroeder

5

5

2

104

Annie

Trenkle

5

5

2

105

Elizabeth

Dorantes

5

5

1

106

Christian

Kim

5

5

1

107

Rosa

Quevedo

5

5

1

108

Karl

Stutelberg

5

5

1

109

Brandon

Mitchell

5

4

2

110

Matthew

Stutelberg

5

4

2

111

Sarah

May

5

0

0

112

Brett

Smithley

5

0

0

113

Elias

Schroeder

4

4

2

114

Chuck

Church

4

0

0

115

Marv

Powers

4

0

0

116

Lb

Smithley

4

0

0

117

Robin

Theologidy

4

0

0

118

Alexine

Stickney

3

0

0

119

Betsy

Swallow

3

0

0

120

Luke

Trenkle

2

2

2

121

Sierra

Boyd

2

2

1

122

Vicki

Galli

2

1

1

123

Mary

Harvey

2

0

0

124

Mark

Heaton

2

0

0

125

Glenn

Koons

2

0

0

126

Veronica

Koons

2

0

0

127

Thomas

Ortega

1

1

1

128

Talitha

Schroeder

1

1

1

129

Krystal

Simpson

1

1

1

130

Cielo

Walls

1

1

1

131

Daniela

Vargas

1

0

1

132

Mariana

Vargas

1

0

1

133

Monica

Freire-Pandya

1

0

0

134

Faith

Gayou

1

0

0

135

Glenn

Hattori

1

0

0

136

Brock

Ruble

1

0

0

137

Cade

Ruble

1

0

0

138

Gwendolyn

Strean

1

0

0

Reminder - Outline of Club Benefits:

Once again we are adding this excerpt from the email we send new members to remind you of some of the benefits you have as a club member:


If you have not already done so please check out our website:
www.highdesertrunners.org for a full description of our clubs activities and to stay up to date with all the latest information on our activities and running in the Antelope Valley. In addition we have a facebook page where last minutes reminders and sometimes meet-ups are posted.

There are quite a few benefits of being a club member, Here are some of the highlights!

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