2020 GWTC Board of Diretors

Election Results

Results from the 2020 Gulf Winds elections are in. First, thank you to the 353 club members who cast a ballot, the Club appreciates your time and thought in helping select our new board.

Without further ado the 2020 board of directors are:

President: Paul Guyas 

Vice President: Jim Halley

Secretary: Alyssa Moore 

Treasurer: David Yon

Education & lecture: Chris Stanley

Race Director: Mary Jean Yon

Social Director: Vicky Droze

  1. Herb Wills
  2. Tom Perkins
  3. Chika Okoro
  4. Tristan Lanasa
  5. Heather York
  6. Sarah Thompson
  7. Judy Alexander

 

FEATURES

On the Road Again D Yon 10-2020

It has been a long time coming but I can finally start a column by saying: “18-year-old Bryce Bass was the first competitor across the finish line in the 2020 St. Marks Duathlon.   His time of 1:02:49 put him a little more than a minute ahead of Jon Nash who crossed...

Good Things Still Happen D Yon 09-2020

​Yes, good things do still happen.  Sometimes, however, it takes awhile. Approximately 40 years ago, Ervin Holiday approached the Directors of the Sickle Cell Foundation, Inc. with the idea of holding a 5K race that would serve as a fundraiser for the Foundation.  The...

A VIEW FROM THE TOP – September 6, 2020

Heading out for the early morning run when I was struck by the little breeze bending through the trees. It happens every year. If we pay attention, we runners are so attuned to the seasons, their length and intensities, the subtle changes in wind direction that herald...

Distance Running has new meaning for Hay family

We like to talk about being family in the Tallahassee and Gulf Winds Track Club running community. This week’s column is a chance to send a first-class member of that family off to college. In the “time before the virus” a crowd of runners and friends worked their way...

Grand Prix News 2020-2021

​Gulf Winds Family,  We are writing to inform you of several  updates. First of all, we have decided to officially cancel the 2020 Grand Prix competition. With the current status of the COVID-19 pandemic, we do not want to pressure any race director or potential...

Chattanooga 100 Miler and 10,000 feet of Climbing D Yon 04-2020

Compared to the marathon, relatively few individuals start and finish a race of 100 miles or more. Obviously, the distance is far greater than the marathon (26.219 miles) but that is only part of it. Most often, it means running through the night without sleep. Little...

A Long Race Running from the Virus D Yon 04-2020

March 7, 2020, was the last weekend of racing in Tallahassee. I ran the Shamrock Scurry 5K that weekend. Two weeks later, Rachel and Zack Scharlepp, directors of the Springtime Tallahassee races, were told there would be no race on March 28. Only a few days after that...

Running Streak Interrupted DY Democrat 04-01-20

It is as simple as this – a runner must run, and so too a coach must coach. We just never anticipated something like COVID-19 lurking in the shadows ready to poison anyone who gets too close. For the runner who wants to get faster, there are weekly intervals at...

O’Kelley and Allen Win at the Flash H. Wills Feb 2020

Just in case you were wracking your brain, trying to remember whathappened at the Flash: "Chris O'Kelley and Jamila Allen dazzle the competition at the Flash 12K"https://troubleafoot.blogspot.com/2020/02/flash-2020.html And here are some photos of the 12K as well as...

Trevor Sununu and Erika Huerta Win Shamrock Scurry H Wills 2020

Up in Killearn Estates, the Shamrock Scurry has been around since1981. That's long enough for some fast runners to have recorded somefast times over the years--Jeff Wentworth's 14:35 in 1985, and SineadEvans 16:44 in 2004. The latest chapter in the Scurry's saga,...