Competition Awards

Gate City Strider Awards

Every year the Gate City Striders accepts nominations and performs calculations to recognize a few outstanding Striders.

Newbie Award - goes to a new, or fairly new, Strider who has had a significant impact on the Team this year.
Bounce Back Award - goes to the Strider who had to overcome significant adversity in order to contribute to the Team this year.
Leaps and Bounds Award - goes to the Strider who has improved immensely over the year and really stepped up their contribution to the Team.
Heart and Soul Award - goes to the Strider who exhibited the best Team spirit throughout the year.
Outstanding Contributor - goes to the Strider who goes above and beyond with volunteering for the club.
Ubiquitous Award* - goes to the Strider who ran the most number of NHGP/NEGP/XC/Mountain Series races during the course of the year.
Breadwinner Award*- goes to the Strider who had the biggest overall racing contribution during the course of the year. The Team MVP.
*The Breadwinner and Ubiquitous Awards in 2020 were reviewed by the competition committee using data from races to identify the winners.

In addition, the following racers are recognized:

Iron Runners - Striders who have run the minimum required number of USATF New England Grand Prix races.
Granite Runners - Striders who have run the minimum required number of New Hampshire Grand Prix races.
Mountain Goats - Striders who have run the minimum required number of USATF Mountain Races.

 

 

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