asics Greenville Track Club-ELITE - a post-collegiate, Olympic development program
ASICS Greenville Track Club-ELITE's Adam Freudenthal ran a personal best by well over a minute as he placed sixth at the 37th annual Great Cow Harbor 10K in Northport, NY. Passing the halfway mark in just under 15 minutes he ran a negative split over the final 5K to post a time of 29:48.12. The former Winthrop University athlete improved three positions and 73 seconds from last year's 8th place finish to earn $600 prize money. The winner was Arron Braun of Alamosa, CO with a time of 29:00. Freudenthal was only one second behind fifth placer Ahmed Osman of Flagstaff, AZ and only 21 seconds behind runner-up Jonathan Peterson of Minneapolis, MN.
Kimberly Ruck improved her placing from last year by two spots to place 8th with a time of 35:33.14 over the hilly route on New York's Long Island. The former Clemson University All American earned $400 for her performance.
GTC-ELITE is sponsored by ASICS, the 42-year old Greenville Track Club, Performance Therapy, Greenville Health System's North Greenville Hospital, ScanSource, Soleus Running Watches, Boston Bill Sunglasses, The TD Bank Foundation, The Kroc Center, Carolina Spine and Rehab, ElliptiGO, the Bare Minimum Track Club and generous individual contributors.