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Anna Oeser and Mike Tate secure 2023 Boston Mayor’s Cup XC titles; Top Results

Anna Oeser in action during her time at Boston College

BOSTON, MA (Oct. 23) — Anna Oeser and Mike Tate emerged as the undisputed champions in their respective categories at the 2023 Boston Mayor’s Cup XC on Sunday. Oeser dominated the women’s 5K with a solid time of 16:44, while Tate secured his win in the men’s 8K, clocking in at 23:55.

Battle Road Track Club Takes Team Title

Oeser, a former standout at Boston College and current volunteer assistant coach with the Eagles, was also a key player for the Battle Road Track Club. The club dominated the team scoring, accumulating 20 points.

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Holly Rees finished fourth with a time of 17:23, Michelle Vaccaro took seventh place in 18:20, Sarika Temme-Bapat came in eighth at 18:23, and Sydney Clary rounded out the top 11 with a time of 18:40.

The team’s strong performance was further enhanced as some competitors who finished ahead of them were not part of full teams, thus not affecting the team scoring.

Individual Standouts and Their Times

Running unattached, Kenzie Doyle finished second in the women’s 5K with a time of 17:04. Samantha Nadel, another unattached runner, claimed third place, stopping the clock at 17:14.

On the men’s side, Tate’s time of 23:55 was just enough to edge out his London Western Track and Field Club teammate Jeremy Coughler, who finished in 23:58.

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Derek Johnson, also running unattached, broke the 24-minute barrier with a time of 23:59.

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Highlights

  • Anna Oeser wins the women’s 5K, clocking in at 16:44.
  • Mike Tate takes the men’s 8K title with a time of 23:55.
  • Battle Road Track Club dominates the women’s team scoring, with times ranging from 17:23 to 18:40.
  • London Western Track and Field Club secures the men’s team title, led by Tate’s 23:55 and Coughler’s 23:58.

2023 Boston Mayor’s Cup XC Top Results

Women’s 5k Top 10 Result

PlaceFinisherAgeGun Time
1Anna Oeser2416:44
2Kenzie Doyle2217:04
3Samantha Nadel2917:14
4Holly Rees3017:23
5Zariel Macchia1717:38
6Victoria Kingham2818:17
7Michelle Vaccaro2618:20
8Sarika Temme-Bapat2318:23
9Madison Yerke2618:27
10Reilly Kiernan3518:39

Men’s Top 10 Results

PlaceMale FinisherAgeGun Time
1Mike Tate2823:55
2Jeremy Coughler2823:58
3Derek Johnson2423:59
4Ryan Kutch2524:03
5Connor Black2724:07
6Phil Parrot-Migas3024:33
7Ben Drezek2424:33
8Eli Moskowitz2624:34
9Colin Cernik2924:40
10Michael Durkin2524:44
Glen Andrews

Glen Andrews

Glen Andrews is one of World-Track main writers for long distance and marathon running. Andrews, who competed in cross country during his High School and college years finds passion covering these events. He's also run a few marathons in his time, and still hopes to qualify for Boston.View Author posts