Benjamin, Byrne, Salazar, Tuohy selected as October Athletes of the Month

11/14/2019
 

Open            Masters          Youth         High School

 
OPEN - Rai Benjamin
Rai Benjamin, 22, of Mount Vernon, NY has been selected as the USATF New York Open Athlete of the Month for October 2019. Benjamin competes for Nike.  
 
October Performances
IAAF World Athletics Championships  (Oct. 1; Doha, Qatar)
400m Hurdles   2nd    47.66
  

 


MASTERS - Barbara Byrne
Barbara Byrne, 67, of Staten Island, NY has been selected as the USATF New York Masters Athlete of the Month for October 2019.  She competes for the Central Park Track Club New Balance.
  
October Performances
Staten Island Half Marathon (Oct 20; Staten Island)
Half Marathon  1st  (W65-69)  1:47:59 (age graded score = 86.16%)
 
TCS NYC Marathon (Nov. 3; New York, NY)  
Marathon      3rd (W65-69)   3:54:36 (age graded score = 83.34%)


 
YOUTH - Juliette Salazar
Juliette Salazar, 13, of Peekskill, NY has been selected as the USATF New York Youth Athlete of the Month for October 2019.  She competes for The Camp.
 
October Performances
USATF-NY XC Series Meet 2 (Oct. 5; Bronx, NY)
4 km      1st (13-14)     14:52    


USATF-NY XC Series Meet 3 (Oct. 13; Bronx, NY)
4 km      1st (13-14)     14:38    (#1 all-time at Van Cortlandt Park)


USATF-NY XC Series Meet 4 (Oct. 20; Bronx, NY)
4 km      1st (13-14)     14:52   

 

High School - Katelyn Tuohy 
Katelyn Tuohy, 17, of Stony Point, NY has been selected as the USATF New York High School Athlete of the Month for October 2019. Tuohy is a senior at North Rockland High School
 
October Performances
Great American XC Festival (Oct 05; Cary, NC)
5 km   1st      16:23   (course record by 14 secs.)
 
Manhattan HS Invitational (Oct. 12; Bronx, NY)
4 km.   1st     13:34   (Van Cortlandt Park #2 all-time performance)
 
Section 1 Coaches Invitational (Oct. 19; Wappingers Falls, NY) 
5 km   1st    17:23  
 
Rockland County Championships (Oct. 29; Bear Mtn., NY)
3 mile   1st    16:09.  (Bear Mtn. Park #2 all-time performance)

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