Find this page online at

Paulie's "Rockets Red Glare" House Run

Worcester, MA, July 3, 2006

Overall Results

July 3, 2006
Paulie's "Rockets Red Glare" House Run
SSAC Headquarters West
224 1/2 Chandler Street #2
Worcester, Massachusetts 01609
Hosted by the Somerville Striders Athletic Club

Big ole city like Worcester should be hosting "4th of July" races, St. Paddy's Day races, Thanksgiving Day races & more pub runs..whats up folks??

Well we didn't let the masses down last night-a "4th of July" race accurred smack dab in the middle of the city a day early....a humid race around District 4 with a post race time that included all the goodies most folks like after a race!! Everyone then scadaddled off to the various fireworks displays around the Globe...I personally didn't have to go very far as my next door neighbor has been displaying them since last November...but I did..traveling to Rutland, Massachusetts...home of Jack Goolsky one of the more faithful Monday night runners....Rutland is a true American town....pre-4th Sunday night road race, flags a wavin' on all the municipal poles and homes....folks are out on the lawns watching the fireworks and town parade, "4th of July" mornin' pancake breakfast signs everywhere ( I made it back today for the breakfast at the Community Center and got the State Rep. to serve me the cakes)...smiles everywhere and the people seem to enjoy life.

And we did have a race last night....Scott Stevens of Holden, Massachusetts via Somerville, Massachusetts laid a FIRST CLASS whuppin' on Joe Carpenter tonight...Scott and Joe live in one of those border towns of Worcester where the air is clean, the kids go to school, the curbs are litter free and the liquor stores do not sell 40oz. Colt 45's by the minute....but they make the trek each week....two classy gents:>)

Special Thanks to "Fat Tony" Lucia of Agawam, Massachusetts....he get's a Western Massachusetts drought of Monday Night races and he thinks of us and travels East...another classy gent and since I'm yapping away about classy folks...thanks Tracy Flyn for the nice "4th of July" basket of goodies..muchas gracias from the Big Fella:>)

P.S. Word out of Dodge City is that the "10th of July" may be the biggest Paulie's House Run
...The Shrewsbury Runners Club may be invading the Worcester scene!!!

3.0 Mile Results:

1. Scott Stevens       Holden, MA         21:12   SSAC
2. Joe Carpenter       Rochdale, MA     23:07    RRR
3. Amy Paquette      Worcester, MA    23:11  CMS
4. Jack Goolsky       Rutland, MA        24:37    CMS
5. Tracy Flynn          Shrewsbury, MA  26:15  CMS
6. Sue Leo-Johnson  Worcester, MA    27:34  CHPR
7. Tony Lucia            Agawam, MA     28:30   EORC
8. Steve O'Neil         Worcester, MA    30:02   CMS
EORC= Empire One Running Club
RRR= Rochdale Road Runners
CMS= Central Mass Striders
SSAC= Somerville Striders Athletic Club