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Dukes Dominate La Luz Trail Run

Abq Journal Article:

With both Male and Female overall winners from the Dukes Track Club, the presences of the DTC was well know on the La Luz trail yesterday morning.

Congrats to Kris and Alex for claiming king and queen of the mountain on Sunday morning.

Track Tuesday

Just a few Dukes at the Academy Track for speed Session!  Great job everyone! Chris, Dana, Hunter, Alex, Liz, Michael, Jesse, Stephaine & Jonathan.

DTC Summer Solstice Singlets!!!

We promised you surprises, and the last of the last is finally here! 2013 celebrates our 5th year as a Club, so we decided to release some new Dukes Track Club singlets! There are only a few singlets for sale and they will be sold on a first come first serve bases.  Front Back
Limited sizes, so get yours ASAP! $30 cash or check in hand. 
Come out to our weekly locations and pick yours up.

Dukes Track Club Stickers

You didn't ask for them, but we got them anyways!  Dukes Track Club Stickers are here for sale!
4"x3.5" Color Stickers are $3.00 each or 2 for $5.00
You can buy them from the following Dukes TC members: Jesse Armijo, Liz Turner, Dana Patton, Lauren Patton.
Cash in hand only.

TWA Crash Site Run

As the summer heat approaches, so does the closure of our beloved mountain - The Sandias.  In a last effort attempt, the Dukes Track Club rallied the troops for a Saturday morning run to the famous 1955 TWA Crash site.  We beat the morning heat and all made it up and back without a flaw.  Thanks to all who joined in on this mini 2 hour adventure.  Next up... Sunday morning run to South Peak.

Weekly Schedule

As the weather scorches us, we still plan on meeting even more this summer!  For this week, we shall be at the following locations for workouts and adventure runs!  Since the Sandia Mountains will be closed for fire danger starting June 10th, we figured we'd get some last minute mountain runs in at the following locations:
Tuesday - 6:30am at Academy Track for a track workout (3 miles worth of speed) come and find out what the surprise session will be... Friday - 6:30am at Nature Center for a Tempo Run along the bike path (6 miles) Saturday - 6am from Dana's House (1831 Tramway Terrace Loop, 87112) for an adventure run to the TWA Crash site in the Sandia Mountains - total run is estimated at 10 miles. Sunday - 7am from the Dukes Headquarters to South Peak - estimated at 13 miles/3.5 hours.  Bring water if you join us for this one. (Dukes HQ location - 1001 Tramway rd. NE. Apt. 1, 87112 - Prairie Hills Apartments)
Hope to see some old faces and new faces show up...
Happy Running Ever…

Desert Classic Half Marathon

Congrats to Mark and Matt who placed 2nd and 3rd at the Desert Classic Half Marathon!
Results are Here!

Looks like they'll be ready for Boston in 9 weeks!

Sunday Run Day

Greetings from Tijeras!  Just a few Duke Track Club runners getting ready for a long run from Tijeras.

January 14th 2013

We will be at the following locations this week: Wednesday - 4:30pm at Kit Carson Park Saturday - 8am at Los Poblanos/Anderson Fields for a Tempo Run Sunday - 8am at Alameda for a Long Run In the News:  DTC member, Loren Wohletz competed at the USATF 100k Trail Championships in San Antonio, Texas this weekend.  The race had very tough conditions, as it was muddy due to a down pour of rain for the first few hours of the race.  With adverse conditions, Loren was able to negotiate the tough course and the competition to secure a Top 10 finish as he placed 8th at this National Championship event.  Congrats to him on bring home some National class Hardware! Also, many members will be making the trek to Phoenix this weekend to race in the Rock and Roll Marathon and Half Marathon.  Good Luck to all who will be racing!  Hope everyone has a great week and we'll see you out there!

Week of 1/14/13 Running Schedule

DTC members will be meeting at the following locations this week:

Thursday - 4:30pm at Kit Carson Park for some speed work
Saturday - 8am at Anderson Fields for a Tempo Run ( Map Location )
Sunday - 8am at Alameda Open Space for a Long Run

Many Runners will be taking the long trip to Arizona for the Rock and Roll Marathon and Half Marathon, so good luck to them!  Updates on their performances will be posted next week!

Weekend Schedule

Saturday we will be meeting at Anderson Fields at 8am for a tempo run, or if you'd like to just jog around, you can do that too!

Sunday we shall be up in the foothills, and our location of gathering will be at the Smith's parking lot on Tramway and Montgomery.

Hope to see some new faces out there, as well as some old faces!  Happy New Year everyone!