Joy Upshaw, Debbie Hoffman celebrate masters at Mt. SAC Relays

W50 sprinters and Bay Area buddies Joy Upshaw and Debbie Hoffman went 1-2 in the Mt. SAC 100 Saturday and put on a show in the postrace interview as well. We learn that Debbie, moving down from her usual 400, last raced at Mt. SAC at a TAC nationals in 1980, when she ran the 100-meter hurdles for Rutgers (competing as Debbie Deutsch). And Joy was Joy, praising Ron Kamaka for accommodating masters events in the elite meet. “We want to get more masters people involved [at Mt. SAC]. I highly recommend everyone come here, and let’s make more of a showing,” Joy said. W70 superstar Kathy Bergen was set to run as well, but arrived late after a schedule mix-up.

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April 22, 2014

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  1. Ron Kamaka - April 24, 2014

    Thanks to Joy, Debbie, Eugene, Willie, Brenda, and all the masters athletes attending the 56th Annual MT. SAC Relays, the event and races and hammer were a huge success. Thanks for joining us. See you next year on April 16,17, and 18, 2015 in Walnut. Book hotels early and tell your friends.

  2. Julie Hayden - April 26, 2014

    Congratulations ladies! Very nice interview & filming Ken & Chris. Thank you for sharing. :)

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