Run SMART Clients Perform Well At Twin Cities Marathon

Brian Schmidt, coached by Blake Boldon, ran a new PR by almost 12 minutes, finishing in 2:47:24. That time placed Brian 21st overall for the U.S. Masters Championships! Check out Brian’s full race results here.

Melisa Christian, coached by Dr. Jack Daniels, also competed at Twin Cities, which hosted the USA Women’s Marathon Championships. Melisa, like Brian, had a great performance finishing 18th place overall in 2:41:55.  Check out Melisa’s full results here.

Run S.M.A.R.T. Client Results

In preparation for a PR in Chicago on October 11, Jen Johnston ran 2 half marathons in one week!  On labor day she came within 2 minutes of her half marathon PR at the Super Jock ‘n’ Jill Half Marathon in Woodinville, WA finishing in 1:54:22.

As a final tuneup for the Twin Cities Marathon in two weeks Brian Schmidt, of Sachse, TX, won the Tektronix Corporate Challenge 5k.  Brian represented Texas Instruments finishing the course in 17:35.

Angie Woolman Wins 2009 National Senior Games

Angela Woolman, client of Dr. Jack Daniels, won the 400m in the 55-59 age group at the 2009 National Senior Games. Her official time was 71.99. You can view a great shot of Angie running to victory to here and check out the results from the final heat here.

Tom Podell 2nd In Age Group At Bulldog 50K

Ultramarathoner Tom Podell, a client of Jack Daniels finished 10th overall and 2nd in his age group at the Bulldog 50K this past weekend. The BullDog 50K takes place in Malibu Creek State Park, Malibu California and is a Trail Runner Magazine Trophy Series Race. With a total elevation gain of 6,800ft, Podell managed to finish the grueling race in 4:50:11. You can see the full results here.

Peter Polidori Finishes 1st In Age Group

Peter Polidori, a client of Dr. Jack Daniels, finished first in the 70-74 age group at the Crim 10-Miler
besting 2nd place by over 11 minutes. The 71 year old masters runner finished in 1:14:25 averaging an
impressive 7:26 per mile! Polidori was 844th overall out of 8,000 plus runners. You can see the full
results here on Active.com.

Melisa Christian Competes At USA 10 Mile Championships

Congratulations to Melisa Christian on her 18th place finish at the USA Women’s 10 Mile Championships in Flint, MI! Melisa averaged 5:52 a mile finishing in 58:37:00. You can see the full results here on the UASTF website.

Run S.M.A.R.T. Clients Excel at USCAA Nationals

This weekend Stuart White and Brian Schmidt, both from the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex, competed at the United States Corporate Athletics Association National Championships. White competed in the 5k and 10k events representing GE Runners. Schmidt ran the 5k, a 1600 meter relay leg and 10k for Texas Instruments.

On Saturday Brian Schmidt was 4th overall and 1st in his age division in the 5k in a personal best time of 16:30. A few short hours later, he helped his relay team win their division by running 4:50 for 1600 meters. Stuart White also impressed in the 5k. He improved his mark from last year by 24 seconds by running 16:51 to place 7th overall and 1st in his age division.

Brian Pilcher Wins The 99th Annual Dipsea Trail Race

Run S.M.A.R.T. client Brian Pilcher wins The 99th Annual Dipsea Trail Race! Pilcher finished the 7.4 mile course in 49:13 beating a field of almost 1500 runners. It was an impressive performance without mentioning the fact that Pilcher is still winning races at 52 years of age.

Full race results here.

Thomas Podell Finishes 5th in Ultra Marathon

Jack Daniels client Thomas Podell of Hermosa, CA finished 5th overall at the Blue Canyon 50 Mile Trail Race in 11:50:25. That’s some serious running. Congrats to Thomas for conquering the distance!

You can check out the full race results here.