Kieffer, Groner, Salazar, Bekele-Arcuri selected as November Athletes of the Month

12/5/2018
 

Open            Masters          Youth         High School

 
OPEN - Allie Kieffer
Allie Kieffer, 31, of West Islip has been selected as the USATF New York Open Athlete of the Month for November 2018.  She competes for the New York Athletic Club.
 
Summary
TCS NYC Marathon (November 4)
7th place  2:28:12 (career best)




 
MASTERS - Roberta Groner
Roberta Groner, 40, of Randolph, NJ has been selected as the USATF New York Masters Athlete of the Month for November 2018. She competes for the New York Athletic Club.
 
Summary
TCS NYC Marathon (November 4)
12th place  2:31:01 (1st place masters; 92.45% age graded performance)



 

YOUTH - Juliette Salazar
Juliette Salazar, 13, of Peekskill, NY has been selected as the USATF New York Youth Athlete of the Month for November 2018.  Salazar competes for the New York Starz Track Club.

Summary
USATF New York Junior Olympic Champs. (November 11)
1st place  (girls 13-14)  15:31  (won by 22 seconds)
 
USATF Region 1 Junior Olympic Champs. (November 18)
1st place  (girls 13-14)  15:31  
(won by 4 seconds; 16 seconds ahead of New York's second highest finisher)

 
High School - Behailu Bekele-Arcuri
Behailu Bekele-Arcuri, 16, of Warwick, N.Y. has been selected as the USATF New York High School Athlete of the Month for November 2018. Bekele-Arcuri is a junior at Warwick High School.

Summary
New York State Championships (November 10)
3rd place 16:09

Nike Nationals Cross - New York Region (November 24)
8th place  16:19   (qualifed for national championships)
 

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