stThe Greenville Track Club Nominating Committee is proud to announce the organization's 2024 Officers and Board of Directors effective January 1, 2024. The on-line voting results for the proposed slate received a 99.5% approval rating. Any comments opposing the proposed slate were recorded and noted to be reviewed for possible resolution. Congratulations to all of the 2024 leadership and a very sincere thank you to the 2023 officers and directors, who made our 51st year so good.
President Jim Roberts
Vice-President Michael Captuo (new)
Treasurer Jim Fortner (new)
Secretary Joy Bailey (new)
Strategic Planning Mike Caldwell (non-elected position)
Community Development Director Bill Keesling (non-elected position)
Webmaster Mike Caldwell (non-elected position)
Equipment Coordinator Mark Sejman (non-elected position)
Membership Mark Sejman (non-elected position)
USA Track & Field Representative Mickey McCauley (non-elected position)
At Large Director 1 Ashley Lavelle (new)
At Large Director 2 Ed Boehmke
At Large Director 3 TBD
At Large Director 4 Robert Morse
At Large Director 5 Harry Stathakis (new)
At Large Director 6 Bill Blask
At Large Director 7 TBD
At Large Director 8 Sandi Hardaway (new)
At Large Director Emeritus Lola Amcher (non-elected position)
Race Directors (voting members)
Please join us on Monday December 4th at The Goat Bar & Grill located at 1021 South Main Street Greenville, SC 29601 for our December meeting! Our meeting time is 6 pm. Come socialize with your GTC running friends and enjoy some good food and drink, This month's topic is Fun & Friendship.
We look forward to seeing you there as we celebrate the holiday season.
The GTC Nominating Committee is proud to announce the proposed slate of Officers and Board of Directors for 2024. All current GTC members are encouraged to vote "yes" or "no" via the menu below. If voting "no" please add your comments as to why, so that the Nominating Committee can address the issue. We do request each voter's name so that we can ensure that only current GTC members votes are counted. Voting will be open until end of day, December 2, 2023. Thank you.
Join us on Monday November 6th at The Goat Bar & Grill located at 1021 South Main Street Greenville, SC 29601 for our November meeting! Our meeting time is 6 pm. Ed Boehmke will be our speaker as we honor the top 10 boys and girls finishers from the Greenville County cross country meet.
We look forward to seeing you there and recognizing these amazing athletes!
GTC Running Series Standings through Spinx Run Fest are updated here.
Important Upcoming Dates
As we close out the 2023 season, there are still up to 110 running series points up for grabs.
11/18 - Greenville Zoo Zoom Through the Zoo (Corporate Shield)
12/01 - GTC Paris Mountain Road Race (Running Series)
12/16 - GTC Santa 5K Run (Running Series)
Highlights from Spinx Run Fest...
In total 2,158 runners (+12%) finished one of the 4 events at Spinx Run Fest this year with turnout for the marathon (304), half marathon (817), and 10K (469) up 105 (+53%), 145 (+22%) and 71 (+18%) finishers respectively. We had a 56% increase in female marathon finishers this year!
Across total participants, average finish times were roughly similar to last year. But the average male GTC member cut 4 minutes and 40 seconds (~4%) from his half marathon finish time, and the average female GTC member finished 3 minutes and 38 seconds faster (~10%) in the 5K.
There were some notable year over year improvements in the half marathon:
The Greenville Track Club is opening up the period for accepting nominations for a Club Officer or At Large Board Member for the 2024 calendar year. The period for submitting nominations is from October 1 through end of day October 22, 2023..
Officer positions include: President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. Five of the eight At Large Board of Directors positions may be available to be filled.
We have included information from our Club By Laws regarding the process below. Our Nominating Committee will review all nominations and develop a list of candidates to be presented digitally to the club membership for awareness and approval.
NOMINATIONS FOR OFFICERS AND AT-LARGE BOARD MEMBERS
Nominations shall be solicited from the membership by notice on the Greenville Track Club website or via social electronic media at least three (3) weeks in advance of the Annual Meeting. In the event At-Large Director or Officer positions have insufficient nominations before the Annual meeting, the current Executive Committee, by consensus of the GTC officers, who make up the committee, shall have the authority to appoint members to occupy unfilled positions.
For an At-Large Board Position, nominees shall have been club members for a minimum of one (1) continuous year prior to the Annual Meeting and have volunteered for at least three (2) GTC events within the two (2) years prior to the Annual Meeting.
For an Officer position, nominees shall have been club members for a minimum of two (2) continuous years prior to the Annual Meeting and have substantially volunteered for at least three (3) GTC events within the two (2) years prior to the Annual Meeting.
In special cases, the Nominating Committee shall have the option to waive the above requirements.
General Info & Requirements
If nominated, be prepared to provide a summary of your volunteer involvement with the club. Confirmation may be required from race or event directors.
Except for emergencies or other unforeseen circumstances, board members should commit to attending at least 7 out of 11 GTC monthly board meetings and monthly club meetings, whenever possible.
Nominees should be willing to wear GTC apparel at club races except when representing their organizations at GTC Corporate Shield events or wearing sponsor apparel at a specific event.
Please complete and submit the form below if you have a nominee and indicate the position for that nominee.
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Current 2023 GTC Officers and Board of Directors
The above officers and directors are joined on the board by:
Our friends at Charleston's Cooper River Bridge Run have provided a $5.00 discount code for the 10K event for our Greenville Track Club members. The race date is April 6, 2024.
The code "GTC2024" can be used to receive the $5 discount on the current price on the date of registration. The link to the registration site is https://raceroster.com/events/2024/75477/cooper-river-bridge-run/register.
Or you can scan the QR code below.
Our Greenville Track Club All Comers Track Meets are in session. Tuesday evenings @ 6:00 pm during June at Eastside High School and at Greenville High School in July. Note: there will not be a meet the week of July 4th.