me, richie, and the award for first place in the m40-44 age group!
on saturday, at the long island greenbelt trail races, emmy and i received our 2007 new york ultrarunning grand prix series awards (somewhat belatedly)! normally, the broadway ultra society has a fun run, brunch, and awards ceremony in january to present the series awards. this year, because of ted corbitt's death in december, the event was postponed until february. unfortunately, i was in india that week and emmy was on martha's vineyard running the 20 miler that weekend.
but, better late than never!
emmy, richie, and the award for second place, overall!
i finished in 6th place, overall, and 1st in the m 40-44 age group. in calculating points for the men, four races are counted. my four scored events for the age group award were: the pioneer memorial 100m trek, 1st place; the staten island and long island 6 hour runs, 2nd place each; and, either the sybil or greenbelt 50k, 3rd place.
in addition to winning her age group, emmy took second place overall. in calculating points for women, three races are counted. emmy's three scored events were: sybil 50k, 1st place; the long island 6 hour run, 2nd place; and, the staten island 6 hour run, 3rd place. for age group purposes, emmy actually was 1st in all 4 b.u.s. races she ran last year!
here are the final series standings.