Competition Awards

(Scroll down past the nomination form to see the categories and past winners!)

2022 GCS Award Nominations

  • These awards are for members who have raced in competition series or otherwise contributed significantly to the club. If the award is a racing based award (Rookie, Comeback, or Leaps and Bounds) the nominee will have raced in one of the following series: New Hampshire Grand Prix, New England Grand Prix, Cross Country, Mountain Series, or All Terrain.
  • Rookie goes to new, or fairly new, Striders who have had a significant impact on the Team in the 2021 Season. Nominate one male and one female Strider.
  • Comeback goes to Striders who had to overcome significant adversity in order to contribute to the Team this year. Nominate one male and one female Strider.
  • Leaps & Bounds goes to the Striders who have improved immensely over the year and really stepped up their contribution to the Team. Nominate one male and one female Strider.
  • Heart & Soul goes to the Striders who exhibited the best Team spirit throughout the year. Nominate one male and one female Strider.
  • Outstanding Contributor goes to the Striders who went above and beyond with volunteering for the club. Nominate one male and one female Strider.
  • The Breadwinner and Ubiquitous Awards will still be given this year, the competition committee will review the data from the races to identify the winners..

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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