Sunday, September 22, 2013

Nicole Schappert Wins Second NYRR Road Mile Title

Nicole Schappert won the New York Road Runners Road Mile championship today on 5th Avenue in New York City, reclaiming the title she won in 2011. Run in conjunction with the 5th Avenue Mile events, the event featured top local and national talent along the 5th Avenue Mile course on the border of Central Park.  Schappert was able to edge out former Syracuse All American Lauren Penney by two strides.  Recent Georgetown All American Renee Tomlin took third. Schappert's time this year bettered her 2011 winning time by 4 seconds. For details of that 2011 race, go HERE.

NYRR Road Mile Championships Women

 1. Nicole Schappert     26  Piscataway, NJ      NYAC          4:34.3
 2. Lauren Penney        23  Highland Park, NJ   Oiselle       4:34.6
 3. Renee Tomlin         24  Ocean City, NJ      Nike          4:36.7
 4. Rolanda Bell         25  Spring Gardens,NY   New Balance   4:43.0
 5. Tigist Tufa Demisse  26  Bronx/ETH, NY       WSR           4:44.1
 6. Erin Koch            25  Hoboken, NJ         New Balance   4:47.2
 7. Stephanie Herrick    26  New York, NY        New Balance   4:50.6
 8. Kathryn McManus      38  Mamaroneck, NY      NYAC          4:50.8
 9. Andrea Bradshaw      25  New York, NY        New Balance   4:54.8
10. Jeanna Composti      32  New York, NY        NYAC          5:00.0
11. Lorain McKenzie      28  Newark/JAM, NJ      New Balance   5:02.2

It's Lauren Penney (2nd), Renee Tomlin (3rd), and Nicole Schappert (1st) after the race

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