Chiles harriers Filippo Aldrovandi-Reina and Alyson Churchill sweep the Tannenbaum 6K

Herb Wills, December 21, 2019

The closing race of the 2010s for Gulf Winds Track Club, the ninth
annual Tannenbaum 6K was at Apalachee Regional Park Championship
Cross-Country Course this past Saturday, Dec. 21. Here’s what happened
at the last race of the year.

“Chiles harriers Filippo Aldrovandi-Reina and Alyson Churchill sweep
the Tannenbaum 6K”
https://troubleafoot.blogspot.com/2019/12/tannenbaum-2019.html

And here are some photos from the race.

Gulf Winds Track Club’s 2018 Tannenbaum 6K, 21 December 2019
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A new year and a new decade of Gulf Winds Track Club starts on 4
January 2020 with GWTC’s seventh annual Swamp Forest Trail Races. The
2020s open on the roads for the club on 11 January 2020 at GWTC’s 36th
annual Bowlegs 5K Run For Scholarship. And don’t forget the 43rd
annual Gulf Winds Track Club 30K on 18 January 2020!

Smooth trails!

Herb Wills, hwills@gmail.com
https://troubleafoot.blogspot.com/

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