Athena Track Club was established in 2006 to provide opportunities for like-minded elite female runners to compete as a team in Masters track, road racing and cross-country events. We are mothers, doctors, lawyers, accountants, teachers, coaches, cancer survivors and professional women balancing work, sports, healthy living and family responsibilities. We support each other in all aspects of our lives. Athena is a USATF club and competes locally, nationally and worldwide.
Up coming events
National Masters News
National Masters News for their May Issue highlights Athena's Julie Hayden and Cheryl Bellaire at IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland W55 Masters 800m Invitational
USATF Masters Indoor Track Championships
Star of the meet was Coreen Steinbach winning the W65 400m 800m, 1500m and 3rd in the 200m.
Sandy Triolo won the W55 400m, 2nd 60m and 2nd 200m.
Terry Ballou W50 2nd 800m and 3rd 400m.
Julie Hayden W55 2nd 800m, 3rd 400m and 3rd 1500m.
Cheryl Bellaire W55 2nd 3K and 3rd 800m.
Sonja Badger W50 2nd 1500m.
Charmaine Roberts W50 3rd 200m (running with the flu)
Club Relays 2nd W50 4x200 (Sandy Cheryl, Sonja & Charmaine)
1st 4X400 (Terry, Julie, Sonja and Kathy Haubrich)
USATF Masters 8K Championships
USATFMasterstrack 8K Championships Athena won W50 team. Marisa Sutera Strange overall winner and top W50. Doreen Startare McCoubrie won W55, 4th overall, Mary Swan 2nd W55 and Julie Pangburn 4th W50.
USATF Cross Country Club Masters Championships
Brutal conditions and very competitive with 118 top cross country runners ....... 29 degrees and 20 mph winds. But Athena finished 2nd W50 team by one point to The Janes.
Marisa Sutera Strange 1st W50, 9th overall & 2nd age grade.
W55 Lorraine Jasper 3rd, Mary Swan 7th & Cheryl Bellaire 12th.
Ali Kassens was 15th overall and 8th W40.
USATF Mid Atlantic Athena Track Club second LDR Grand Prix
Congrats to our friends at Greater Philadelphia Track Club for winningUSATF Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix. Athena Track Club was 2nd and Philadelphia Runner Track Club 3rd.
Greater Philadelphia 3,365.938 (420.742 avg AG) 1st
Athena Track Club 3,295.296 (411.912 avg AG) 2nd
Philadelphia Runners 3,295.100 (411.887 avg AG) 3rd
Age Group Standings(6 races score - 3 to count):
Marcie Heil 1st, Patty Hepplemann 3rd
Abby Dean 2nd, Carol Kolimago 3rd, Tara Smith 4th
Julie Pangburn 1st, Betsy Stewart 2nd
Doreen McCoubrie 2nd, Lorraine Jasper 3rd
USATF Annual Meeting Columbus, OH Awards Announced
Marisa Sutera Strange won Cross Country Master Athlete of Year and Long Distance age group winner! Lorraine Jasper was a age group winners in track and field!
Athena USATF Masters 5km XC Championships Marisa Sutera Strange 5th, Alice Louise Kassens 7th, Lorraine Jasper 15th, Julie Rachman Pangburn 21st, Margaret Sloan 30th. W50 first place team! Boston, Massachusetts.
Athena Mile News
Last week at Potomac Valley Games. Lorraine Jasper set a new American W55 Record in the mile with a time of 5:39.46. This weekend's 5th Avenue Mile Christy Peterson was second W40 5:04.
Athena at NCCWMA Championships Toronto, Canada
Coreen Steinbach W65 Gold 400m and 800m, Silver 1500m
Lorraine Jasper W55 Gold 400m, 800m and 1500m
Cheryl Bellaire W55 Gold Steeplechase, Bronze 300m hurdles and 800m
Sandy Triolo W55 Silver 100m and 200m, Bronze 400m, Gold 4x100 and 4X400
Athena at USATF Master's Outdoor Championships, Baton Rouge
Athena had 12 Golds, 5 Silvers and 3 Bronzes. Lead by Nancy Rollins W70 who won the 400, 800, 1500, 5000 and 10,000 and Charmaine Roberts with 2 individual Golds in the W50 200 and 400. Her 400 time was .06 seconds off the W50 record.
2 golds W50 4x100 and 4x400 club relays (Triolo, Bellaire, Roux, Roberts)
Coreen Steinbach W65 1st 400, 2nd 800 and 1500
Cheryl Bellaire W55 1st 2K Steeplechase, 3rd 800 and 300 hurdles, 4th 1500
Maryline Roux W50 1st Pent, 4th 200, 4th Javelin
Sandy Triolo W55 2nd 100 and 400, 3rd 200
Mary Swan W55 2nd 10,000, 5th 1500
Athena World Indoor Master's Championships
Daegu, South Korea
Lorraine Jasper Won Gold W55 800m and 1500m, Bronze 400m
Correen Steinbach W65 Bronze 3000m and1500m, 4th 800m
Cheryl Bellaire W55 Bronze 3000m, 5th 800m and 6th 400m
Charmaine Roberts W45 5th 400m (soon to be W50)
Cheryl and Lorraine part of USA Gold W55 4X200 with Sandy Triolo and Joy Upshaw American record 2:00.51!!
USATF Mid Atlantic Awards Banquet
Athena Track Club won LDR Grand Prix Adult Club of the Year!
Doreen Startare McCoubrie Masters Runner of Year!
Julie Rachman Pangburn 3rd Overall Grand Prix and tied 1st W50
Abby Dean 7th Overall Grand Prix and 1st W40
Marcie Homan Heil 3rd W40
Leslee Hoey 1st W45
Lorraine Jasper tied Julie 1st W50, 2nd Grandmaster Off Road
Mary Swan 2nd W55
Cheryl Bellaire Excellence in Track and Field
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