Results from 2017

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Father’s Day Run 5K

June 18, 2017, Overland Park, Kansas

Walker Walking Division Time Age Division Running Gender Place Age Graded
Martha Carter 1 37:10 50-59 8 62.4%
Carol Smith 2 40:58 70+ 2 73.3%
Sunday Cavallart 3 42:09 60-69 9 58.6%
Maggie McCoy 4 42:23 60-69 10 63.7%
BJ Thornburg 5 46:59 70+ 4 61.9%
Pamela Felton 6 53:41 70+ 5 58.9%
Julie Haller 7 53:53 70+ 6 60.9%

Walker Running Division Time Age Division Running Gender Place Age Graded
Karen Swisher 30:41 60-69 2 84.6%
Alan Poisner 36:27 70++ 2 81.5%


National Senior Games

June 6-8, 2017 – Birmingham, Alabama
5K June 6 – raining hard with lots of puddles

Place Name Time Age Group Age Graded
Gold Karen Swisher 31:46 65-69 81.7%
4 Pat Durkin 38:48 70-74 74.9%
7 BJ Thornburg 41:13 70-74 71.6%
Gold Alan Poisner 38:33 80-84 77.0%
4 Fred Adams 40:48 80-84 73.3%

Ribbons 4-8
Fred had to stop 4 times to retie shoe laces.

1500 meters June 8 – not raining

Place Name Time Age Group Age Graded
Gold Karen Swisher 8:41 65-69 83.2%
4 Pat Durkin 10:32 70-74 75.7%
9 BJ Thornburg 11:30 70-74 70.4%
Gold Alan Poisner 10:16 80-84 82.9%
Silver Fred Adams 11:08 80-84 77.6%

In the 1500 meters, Karen’s time now ranks as 4th best in last 30 years in her age group. Alans’s time ranks 6th while his time in 2015 still ranks 1st in the 80-84 group. His earlier times in the 75-79 group rank 4th & 5th.
In the 5K, Karen also moved into 4th place all-time. Alan ranks and 2nd all-time in the 80-84 (2015) and 1st in the 75-79 group (2011).



Hospital Hill 5K

June 2, 2017 - Kansas City, Missouri

80° very hilly no racewalking division
same finishing position as last year

Walker Place Divison Time Age-Graded
Alan Poisner 1/4 M 80-99 38:17 77.6%


World Masters Games*

April 25-26, 2017, Auckland, New Zealand

1500 meters – Tuesday evening

Division Place Walker Time Age-graded
80-84 M 1 Alan Poisner 9:53.8 86.1%

3000 meter walk – Wednesday morning

Division Place Walker Time Age-graded
80-84 M 1 Alan Poisner 21:15 83.3%

*(held every four years)
Note: Alan’s time in the 3000-meter race also beat all three medal winners in the 75-79.



USATF National Masters Indoor Championships

February 17-18, 2017 - Albuquerque, New Mexico

1 mile walk - Friday afternoon

Division Place Walker Time Age-graded
65-69 F 1 Karen Swisher 9:49 80.1%
80-84 M 1 Alan Poisner 11:07 82.4%

3000 meter walk - Saturday morning

Division Place Walker Time Age-graded
65-69 F 2 Karen Swisher 19:06 79.8%
80-84 M 1 Alan Poisner 21:15 82.0%

Note: Karen Swisher and Alan Poisner set new records in the 1-mile race in their Age groups. Karen beat the 2016 racewalker of the year in the 1-mile race by 0.5 seconds!