Current Hall of Fame members

1991> William Shrader Sr.
(Died November 29, 1991 -- Age 76)
> A Founding Member HMRRC
> Distinguised Service Award Winner 1974
> Age Record Holder:
-- 60 and Over 4 Mile Relay World Record 1982
-- 70-74 50 Mile American Record 1986
> Race Director - Coach
> Running Ambassador
> Initial Inductee HMRRC Hall of Fame

1999>Don Wilken

> A Founding Club Member
> Two Time HMRRC President 1973 & 1987
> Distinguished Service Award Winner 1975
> Pacesetter Editor
> Winner of Numerous HMRRC Running Events

1999>Paul Rosenberg

HMRRC President 1976
Newsletter Editor 1975-1979
Distinguised Service Award Winner 1976
Accomplished Runner
Founder of HMRRC Fall Marathon
Creator of Numerous "Zany" HMRRC Club Events
Running Ambassador

2000>Dale Keenan

> Marathon Master - 2:20:59 (1984)
> HMRRC Race Director
> Winner of Fourteen Club Marathons
> Perpetual Grand Prix Champion
> Twenty-two Grand Prix Titles 1982-2007

2000 > Pat Glover

> TAC National Masters Championship Team Member
> Nine time HMRRC Grand Prix Champion
> Winner Troy Turkey Trot (1981)
> HMRRC Race Director
> Winner Schenectady Stockade-athon (1978)
> HMRRC Race Director
> 2:28 Marathoner

2001 > Daniele Cherniak

> USA National 100K Team Member
1990, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998 (Team Bronze 8th Place), 1999(7th Place), 2000, 2001 & 2002
> USA 100K National Champion (1998)
> USA 50K National Silver Medal Winner (1999)
> USATF Ultradistance Runner of the Year (1999)
> 3:01:19 Marathon (1983)
> 6:13:44 50-Miler (1995)
> 7:56:18 100K (1999)
> 75 Mile 1623yd 12-hour Run (1990)
> Former course record holder in both Winter and Fall HMRRC Marathons
> Trans-Isthmus Record for women, Ultramarathon de Parnama, 50.4 miles (1992)
> Pacesetter Editorial Assistant 15+ years
> Winner of numerous HMRRC races


2001 > Bill Robinson

> USATF National 10km Team Champion
> 1:59 800 Meter Man
> 2:35 Marathoner
> Cross-Country Coach & Race Director

2002 > Ed Neiles

> Distinguished Service Award (1991)
> Pacesetter Editor 10+ years
> HMRRC President (1995)
> Co-Founder of the "Shoes" program
> 2:44 Marathoner
> USATF Adirondack Masters LDR Chair
> HMRRC Race Director -- Race Scorer
> HMRRC's Webpage Originator (1996)

2002 > Ray Newkirk

> Three Time HMRRC President 1983, 2006, 2016--18
> Race Director Extraordinaire
> Distinguished Service Award (1984)
> "Shoes" Program Founder
> USATF-Adirondack Vice President
> Marathon Runner (2:47)
> Founder & Sponsor of the Willow Street Athletic Club

2003 > Anny Stockman

> Twenty-Five+ Grand Prix Titles
> American Age-Group Record Holder in the Hour Run and 15K in 2002
> Winner of Numerous Local and HMRRC Races
> Holder of a number of Single Age World and American Records
> Marathon PR of 3:25 in 1982

2003 > Burke Adams

> A Founding Club Member - 1971
> Distinguished Service Award Recipient - 1973
> Club Secretary - Four Years 1971-74
> Club Treasurer - Eight Years 1971-78
> Bankathon Co-Founder and Race Director - 1974
> Completed Thirteen Marathons

2005 > Tom Bulger

> Distinguished Coach and Mentor
> Marathon Runner 2:28:27 -- Colonie Miler 4:32
> HMRRC President 2003
> Race Director
> Award Winning Author
> Pacesetter Columnist

View Tom's Hall of Fame induction speech

2006 > Ed Thomas

(Died November 2, 2016 -- Age 78)

> Participant in first Club race (1971)
> Club President 1973-74
> Longtime U Albany-HMRRC liaison and
Winter Series Coordinator
> Persistent Pace Setter contributor
> Sub 3:06 Mohawk-Hudson Marathon

Pacesetter Article

2006 > Chris Rush

> HMRRC President 1989
> Distinguished Service Award Recipient 1990
> Race Committee Chair 1990-92
> Stockade-athon Race Director, 1992-97
> USATF Masters Track & Field All-American
> Tendonitis A.C. Founder
> USATF Adirondack Association Secretary 2004-05 & President 2006

Pacesetter Article

2007 > Ken Skinner

> HMRRC President (2001)
> Distinguished Service Award Receipient
> Race Committee Chair
> Race Director and Course Director
> Started HMRRC Shrader HS Scholarship Program
> "Just Run" Director and Original Organizer
> Intense Competitor on the Track and on the Road

2007 > Lee Wilcox

> Race Director, Mohawk Hudson Marathon
> Intense Competitor (including Nat'l Championship 10 Master's Team and Empire State Games
> HMRRC Grand Prix Winner
> Women's X Country Coach RPI
> 47 Marathons Completed

2008 > Diane Barone

> President HMRRC (1986)
> Distinguished Service Award Receipient
> Race Committee Chair
> Race Director
> Winner of Numerous Local and HMRRC Races

2009 > James Tierney

> Distinguished Service Award 1999
> Five Time Grand Prix Champion
> Race Director 19 years
> 34 Marathons completed
> 2:59 Marathon at age 51
> Pacesetter Staff 13+ years
> HMRRC "Mailman" 20+ years

2009 > Martha DeGrazia

> Twelve Grand Prix Titles
> Lockheed Martin Corp Distance Team Member
> 60+ Marathons Completed
> Willow Street Women's Team Member
> Two Time winner of the HMRRC Winter Marathon
> US Corporate National Championship at 5K, 10K & Marathon
> Eight International Marathon Titles
> Boston, NYC & Chicago Marathon Age Group Award Winnter
> National Corp Challenge Championship 6th place Team Award
> Boilermaker & Stockade-athon Age Group Award Winner

2010 > Emily S. Bryans

> 2-time MHRM Champion 2:50.36 (2010)
> Boston Marathon Master’s Team Champion
> 6-time Corporate Challenge Champion & Event Record 19:26
> 2-time Stockade-athon Champion
> 5-time Running of Green Champion/Event Record
> Wineglass Marathon Champion
> Willow Street AC Women’s Team Captain
> Boston Marathon 5th Place Master
> Festival of Races National Master’s 5K-5th 17:35 National Champion 17:17 (AG 90:37%)
> Pacesetter Content Editor - 5 years
> Stockade-athon Coordinator - 10+ years
> Nine Grand Prix Titles

2010 > Paul Murray

> HMRRC President (1981)
> Distinguished Service Award Winner (1983)
> Race Director Price Chopperthon 30K
> Race Committee Chair
> Pace Setter Columnist
> 29 Marathon Finishes
> Marathon PR 2:37:00
> Grand Prix Award winner
> Pentathlon Masters record holder
> Lake Placid Ironman 2nd place M60-64

2011 > Mark Warner

> HMRRC President 2010
> "Distinguished Service Race" Co-Director - 16 Years
> Race Committee Chair; Race Director (Workforce TC)
> Pacesetter Contributor
> 34 Marathons - 5 sub 2:40 - 20 sub 2:50
> Marathon PR - 2:36 - ½ Marathon PR - 1:13
> 90,000+ Miles Logged


2012 > Frank Myers

> Founder & Event Director -- Colonie Recreational Track Meets -- 40+ years
> Founder & Event Director --Dynamic Duo Relay Race -- 30+ years
> Coach of 11 New York State Champions
> Coach of 2 National Champions
> Member -- 1970 AAU State 1 - mile Relay Championship Team

2012 > Pete Newkirk

> Distinguished Service Award Winner
> Race Director (largest and smallest) - Workforce Team Challenge and 2-person relay
> 17 Marathon Finishes
> Founder and Sponsor of the Willow Street Athletic Club

2013 > Nancy Briskie

> HMRRC President 2007, Race Committee Chair 2008-10
> Race Director; Workforce Team Challenge Refreshments Coordinator
> Race Treasurer 2010-11, Membership Chair 2003-05
> Distinguished Service Award Recipient 2009
> 3:09 NYC Marathon; 1:29 Half
> Age Group Winner - NYC, Phoenix & Philadelphia Marathon (90.10% Age Graded)
> 2009 Adirondack Half Champion
> New England Sr. Runner of the Year 2009 & 2012
> Prospect Mountain 50+ Course Record Holder
> 2009 Age Group Marathon World Rankings (24th World, 9th US-Mastersathletics.net)
> 2009 USATF Festival of Races Nat’l Masters 5K 50+ Willow Street Team Champions
> 2010 Boston Marathon Willow Street Open Team Member - 3rd Place Finish
> 2012 USATF Nat’l CC Championships - Age Graded Champion

2013 > Vince Juliano

> Stockade-athon Race Director 19 years
> Contributing writer and historian on the sport of distance running in NY for over 25 years
> Created the USATF Adirondack Grand Prix Series in 2007
> Personal Bests:
- 1987 Troy Turkey Trot 10K 37:15
- 1987 Stockade-athon 15K 58:33
- 1990 Las Vegas Marathon 3:01:11
- 1997 Stockade-athon (Masters) 63:17

2014 > Bill Meehan

> Pace Setter Production Editor 1980s
> Winter Mararthon Director -- Founder 3-Person Relay
> Stockade-athon Finish Line Coordinator (1980's)
> Distinguished Service Award Winner (1985)
> "Keeper of the Clocks" 1979-2010
> Pacesetter Photography Coordinator
> 33:22 Troy Turkey Trot 10K (1985)
> 53:16 Stockade-athon 15K (1978)
> 55:28 10-Miler -- NJ 10 Miler (1979)
> 2:47 Marathoner

2014 > Bob Oates

"Living to Run because walking is too slow"
> Guilderland HS XC Coach 1996-2007

2015 > George Regan

> President USATF Adirondack (1983-2005)
> National Chair LDR Championships (1984-2005)
> Event Director Freihofer’s Run for Women (1982-Present)
> Event Director Troy Turkey Trot (2012-Present)
> Completed 11 Marathons: PR 2:47:48 NYC Marathon 1983

2016 > Tom Adams

> Began competitive running age 45 - Marathon PR - 3:29 age 62

> Completed 9 marathons - 5K PR is 21:18

> Co-directed the Delmar Dash for 5 years

> Corporate Sponsorship Coordinator for Workforce Team Challenge

> “Mr Equipment” HMRRC Van outfitter

> Club Finish Line Manufacturer

> Assisted at most HMRRC events for 10 years

2016 > Jon Rocco

> 2 Time HMRRC President - 2011 and 2013
> Distinguished Service Award - 2014> Race Committee Chair
> Shrader Scholarship Committee
> Winter Series Race Director
> Workforce Team Challenge Coordinator > 2:50 marathon (age 44) and 1:20 half marathon (age 45)
> Grand Prix Winner


2017 > Al Maikels

Race Director – Corporate Challenge 1993-2003
> Race Director – Turkey Raffle Run 1989-2003, 2006-2015
> HMRRC President 1990-1991
> Distinguished Service Award Winner 1993
> Completed 17 Marathons, Empire State Games Gold 1991 and Silver Medalist 1993
> Winter Series Survivor 15 consecutive year

Hall of Fame Committee

2017 Chair: Barbara Light

Voting Members: Barbara Light, Mike Kelly, Frank Broderick, Cathy Sliwinski, Don Wilken, Paul Rosenberg, Dale Keenan, Pat Glover, Daniele Cherniak, Bill Robinson, Ed Neiles, Ray Newkirk, Anny Stockman, Burke Adams, Tom Bulger, Chris Rush, Ken Skinner, Lee Wilcox, Diane Barone, Jim Tierney, Martha DeGrazia, Emily Bryans, Paul Murray, Mark Warner, Pete Newkirk, Frank Myers, Nancy Briskie, Vince Juliano, Bill Meehan, Bob Oates, George Regan, Tom Adams, Jon Rocco & Al Maikels.

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