May 30, 2019
In the first race for the Club at the Stockholm meeting of the Diamond League, Yolanda Ngarambe put together an outstanding race to finish third in the women's 1500m. Running a PR of more than two seconds, Ngarambe finished in 4:10.05 with a phenomenal final 200m to surge onto the podium.
May - July 2019
Atlanta Track Club Elites will compete throughout the spring and early summer in the Eastern Track League, a collaborative effort between the District Track Club, Furman Elite, Hoka NJ NY Track Club, Nashville Track Club, and Atlanta Track Club. Races will kick off on Monday, May 13 at Swarthmore College, and continue through to a Series Final on July 13 in Washington, D.C. Learn more about the League and stay up to date with all results here.
May 2, 2019
Yolanda Ngarambe and Abraham Alvarado raced to kick off the outdoor track & field season in California. Coming off standout indoor campaigns, Ngarambe finished 17th in the 5000m in 15:38.79 and Alvarado finished eighth in the 1500m in 3:44.76.
April 27, 2019
Brandon takes to the track for the first time this season at the Drake Relays
April 23, 2019
Brandon Lasater had a strong open to the outdoor season with a thrilling second place finish at the USATF Road Mile Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. Finishing in 4:04.0, Lasater was edged out by just one tenth of a second at the line. Catch a video of his post-race interview here.
April 15, 2019
Matt, Wilkerson, Bridget and Lacey made their Boston Marathon debuts at this year's edition of the race. Battling somewhat difficult conditions and a stacked field, Bridget placed 14th in 2:34:25, while Matt placed 21st in 2:16:58. Wilkerson and Lacey struggled more on the day, battling to 2:26:53 and 2:48:26 finishes, respectively.
March 9, 2019
The squad traveled to Florida for the Gate River 15K, which served as the USATF 15K Championships. Bridget Belyeu finished fifth with a strong run of 51:40, and Eden Meyer finished in 16th in 53:55. On the men's side, Matt McDonald finished 10th in 45:23. View full results here.
March 4, 2019
At the test event for the 2020 Olympic Team Trials - Marathon, Atlanta Track Club's Elite team largely used the race as an opportunity to test the course at marathon pace. Bridget Belyeu had the strongest performance on the day, finishing fourth. See a full recap of the Olympic Hopeful Division here.
Yolanda Ngarambe competed in the 1500m and the 3000m. In the 1500m, Yolanda finished 10th in her heat, failing to make the finals. In the 3000m, she finished 14th in 9:17. 53. Both events were won by Great Britain's Laura Muir.
February 22-24, 2019
Fantastic weekend on the national stage for Atlanta Track Club's Elite team! Keturah Orji took home the Club's first-ever national title in the Triple Jump, while Abe Alvarado finished on the podium in the men's 1000m. Read the full recap here. See full meet results here.
February 17, 2019
Yolanda Ngarambe continued her scorching indoor season by taking home Atlanta Track Club Elite's first-ever national championship! In the 1500m at the Swedish Indoor Track & Field Championships, she ran a 4:21.39 to take the victory by more than four seconds, marking her first gold medal and qualifying her for the European Indoor Championships on March 1-3.
February 8 + 9, 2019
A strong season continued across the board for Atlanta Track Club Elite at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational in Boston. Yolanda Ngarambe continue her torch-hot start to the season with yet another personal best of 8:53.97 in the 3000m, outkicking Bowerman Track Club's Vanessa Fraser on her way to the win. On the men's side, Abe Alvarado set an overall (not just indoor!) PR with a 1:46.53 to take second place, while Brandon Lasater also set an outright PR of 3:59.11 in the mile. Dylan Capwell finished 4th in the 800m in 1:48.41.
View full meet results here: http://bit.ly/2SFWDBB Elsewhere on the weekend, Keturah Orji took another victory at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas with a 6th-round long jump of 21" feet and 4.25 inches. View full results here: http://bit.ly/2GkOPiW
January 27, 2019
Atlanta Track Club Elite’s Yolanda Ngarambe set the Swedish National Record in the indoor mile at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston Saturday. Ngarambe’s time of 4:28.30 bested the previous record of 4:30.42 set in 2016. It shaves more than three seconds off Ngarambe’s personal best of 4:31.59. Her 1500 meter split of 4:10.13 is also a personal best and places her sixth on the Swedish all-time list. Catch a video with Yolanda catching up with her after the race and see a full recap from the weekend here: https://www.atlantatrackclub.org/news/ngarambe-sets-national-record-six-qualify-for-usatf-championships
January 27 + 28, 2019
It was a weekend of wins and personal bests for Atlanta Track Club Elite. At the John Thomas Terrier Classic at Boston University, six Atlanta Track Club athletes qualified for the USATF Indoor National Championships with five setting personal best times. On the women’s side Friday, Megan Malasarte placed second in the 1000m in 2:43.28. Ellie Abrahamson (9:14.17) and Eden Meyer (9:20.30) were second and third in the 3000m. In the men’s 1000m on Saturday, Abe Alvarado won in 2:19.36. Patrick Peterson was second in 2:21.08. Dylan Capwell won the 800m in a time of 1:48.19.
January 18-19, 2019
Atlanta Track Club's Elite Team had its first collective breakout meet of the year at the Clemson Invitiational, starting with a massive *six* second PR from Yolanda Ngarambe, who ran a 4:31.59 in the mile. This will qualify the Swede for European Championships and is her second PR in two weeks at Clemson. Additionally, Abe Alvarado ran a world leading 1:48.70. Keturah Orji made her Atlanta Track Club debut in this meet, which was where she set the American indoor Triple Jump record one year ago. This year, she jumped 14.39m to take the win again. View full results here: http://adkins.trackscoreboard.com/#/results/meet/113
January 11, 2019
PRs abounded as the team kicked off the indoor season at Clemson! Yolanda took home an impressive victory in the Mile, while Dylan Capwell, Ellie Abrahamson and Eden Meyer made impressive Atlanta Track Club debuts. Below are the results from the events the squad competed in. MEN - 1000m Section 1 (11): 1. Avery Bartlett, SR, Georgia Tech, 2:22.49 2. John Lewis, SR, Clemson, 2:22.63 1 3. Edward Kemboi, Atlanta Track Club (KEN), 2:22.91 1 4. Dylan Capwell, Atlanta Track Club, 2:23.05 5. Patrick Peterson, Atlanta Track Club, 2:23.43 6. Humberto Freire, JR, Florida State, 2:24.57 7. Dean Cronin, Atlanta Track Club, 2:27.46 ... Mile : 1. Brandon Lasater, Atlanta Track Club, 4:09.08 2. Jacob Slann, JR, Clemson, 4:14.57 3. John Ward, SO, Clemson, 4:17.85 Mile Section 1: 1. Yolanda Ngrambe, Atlanta Track Club (SWE), 4:37.43 2. Ellie Abrahamson, Atlanta Track Club, 4:45.88 3. Maudie Skyring, SO, Florida State, 4:47.36 4. Megan Malasarte, Atlanta Track Club, 4:49.50 5. Megan Mooney, SO, Florida State, 4:52.28 6. Eden Meyers, Atlanta Track Club, 4:56.52 7. Jodie Judd, SO, Florida State, 4:57.46 8. Althea Hewitt, FR, Florida State, 4:58.76 9. Heather Holt, FR, North Carolina St., 4:59.30 10. Sarah LaTour, FR, North Carolina St., 4:59.88 11. Riley Coggin, FR, Clemson, 5:00.20