Groner, Bayly, McAuliffe, Bekele-Arcuri selected as September Athletes of the Month

10/14/2019
 

Open            Masters          Youth         High School

 
OPEN - Robert Groner
Roberta Groner, 41 of Randolph, NJ has been selected as the USATF New York Open Athlete of the Month for September 2019. Groner competes for the the New York Athletic Club.  
 
September Performances
USATF 20 km Champs. (Sept. 2; New Haven, CT)
20 km  8th   1:09:56       

IAAF World Athletics Championships  (Sept. 27; Doha, Qatar)
Marathon   6th    2:38:44
  
 
MASTERS - Fiona Bayly
Fiona Bayly, 52, of New York, NY has been selected as the USATF New York Masters Athlete of the Month for September 2019. 
  
September Performances
Fifth Avenue Mile (Sept. 8; New York)
1 mile    1st  (W50-54)      5:28  (age graded score = 93.67%)
 
Bronx 10 Mile (Sept. 24; Bronx, NY)  
10 mile   1st (W50-54)    1:02:54  (age graded score = 91.43%)


 
YOUTH - Briscella McAuliffe
Briscella McAuliffe, 8, of Yorktown, NY has been selected as the USATF New York Youth Athlete of the Month for September 2019.  She competes for the Westchester Striders T&F Club.
 
September Performances
USATF-NY XC Series Meet 1 (Sept. 22; Bronx, NY)
2 km      1st (8 & under)     8:36    (#4 all-time at Vancortlandt Park)

note: on October 13 at Meet # 3 Briscella ran 8:26 to move to #3 all-time at Van Cortlandt Park

 

High School - Behailu Bekele-Arcuri 
Behailu Bekele-Arcuri, 17, of Warwick, NY has been selected as the USATF New York High School Athlete of the Month for September 2019. Bekele-Arcuri is a senior at Warwick Valley High School 
 
September Performances
Warwick Valley Wave Mania X-C Invite (Sept. 14; Warwick, NY)
3 mile     1st place      15:36

Pre-States Cross Country Invite (Sept. 21; Plattsburgh, NY)
3 mile     2nd place      16:06

  
 

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