Finally! STC Road Racing Team!

Attention Distance Runners and Road Racers!

The Shocker Track Club (STC) is excited and pleased to announce the formation of its fifth athletics team – Road Racing!

The informational meeting and inaugural practice will be held at 6:00 p.m., on Thursday, August 3, 2017, on the track at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium. Park in the small lot of 21st Street between the stadium and the Charles Koch Area Aetna Multi-Purpose Gymnasium.

The STC Road Racing Team is for the casual and competitive adult runner that desires to improve their capabilities and performances with goals of competing in various road racing, cross country, and track events. Emerging Elite, and Elite athletes are welcome.

The annual membership fee is $110 and includes: coaching, coaching strategies, strategic practicing, a team competition jersey, shoe purchase discount at team sponsor First Gear Running Company, and a donation to the team foundation to support Road Racing Team Elite athletes. Join in August and receive official Shocker Track Club sunglasses!

Contact Team Co-Directors Curt Rierson (roadracing@shockertrackclub.com) or Emily Maier (roadracing2@shockertrackclub.com) for more information!

The Shocker Track Club, a 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization, is a USA Track & Field certified club in the Missouri Valley Association. STC provides Officials and Volunteers for Wichita State University’s Track and Field meets, and sponsors athletics training and teams for Youth, Open, Elite, Masters, and Road Racing athletes.

STC Elite, Open, and Road Racing Athletes Get Busy!

Shocker Track Club Elite, Open and Road Racing athletes took advantage of sunny days in Santa Barbara (yes, you read that correctly), Wichita, and Lincoln, Nebraska, to post scores and times worthy of attention today!

Austin Bahner competed in the Decathlon in the Sam Adams Combined Events Invitational in Santa Barbara, California, and finished 2nd with 7441 points!

Results – Sam Adams Combined Events Invitational

STC Open Team Sprinters Joshua Manuel (100m – 10.53w and 200m – 21.72w) and Aaron Babbidge (100m – 10.76w and 200m – 22.03w) stayed home to compete in the Friends University Invitational.  See below for photos of Joshua and Aaron in action!

Results – Friends University Invitational 

Shocker Track Club Road Racing Elite Team Member Tonya Nero finished 1st in the Women’s competition (44:08.2), and Open Team Members Curtis Rierson  finished 2nd in the Men’s competition (45:10.6) and Emily Maier finished 17th overall (54:23.60) competed in the Hiawatha Hustle 12K event!

Results – Hiawatha Hustle 12K

STC Open Team Javelin Thrower Dylan Reimer traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska to compete in the Husker Spring Invitational.  Reimer posted a season-best of 65.52m (214′-11″)!

Results – Husker Spring Invitational

Photos of Joshua Manuel, Aaron Babbidge, and Tonya Nero follow!