Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Race Report from May 5-6

Rebecca Mayernick ran the Mainz half marathon on Sunday in 1:38:14.  She was the 33rd woman out of over 2000 and 8th in her age group.

In the PB&J 5k at Rugby Middle School in Hendersonville, Dennis Duffy ran 23:20 & was 28th overall.

Lance Martin completed the White Lake Half Ironman on Sat. in Bladen County, NC.

Ron Wyant ran the Critter Crawl at Grandfather Mtn. on Thursday evening in 33:11 and was 27th overall. Saturday he ran the Animal Chase 5K on the Virginia Creeper Trail and was 1st in his Age Group.

Melissa McCulloch ran the YMCA Mini-Mud Run with 4 friends & finished 1st in her Age Group.

Shannon Wildes ran the New River 1/2 Marathon on Sat. in Todd, NC.

Sarah Hendricks won her Age Group in the May Day Biathlon in Morganton with a  5k time of 25:39 and 31k ride time of 1:07:39 for a total time of 1:33:18. 

Curtis Rowe was 2nd overall in the May Day 5k in 17:51.

In the Bearwallow Beast 5k Trail Run, Matt Morse was 1st, Shiloh Meilke 2nd, & Dave Workman was 3rd overall. Shawn Bagley was 5th overall in 28:53. The course climbs 1100 Feet in 3 miles.

Race report from Chris Pruitt:
I'm writing to tell you about my first marathon! Terry Etterman and I ran it together (literally) and both finished in 4:25. We were just hoping to walk across the line with no injuries, so we really exceeded our expectations by having such a fun time. The New River Marathon is in Boone, and it was very well put together, well-marked, and there were great volunteers at the aide stations--every two miles! The course was beautiful, and nicely varied--mostly pavement, a lot of flat, but some good hills as well. It was a great experience. Highly recommend it. I attached four photos my dad took of us. The best thing was sitting in the cold river right after the race. Perfect!! Oh, and by the way--notice the shirt I'm wearing! Someone on the sidelines saw it and said, "Go Foot Rx! Yay, Asheville!" 

Rush Austin also ran the New River Marathon, but had a tough outing finishing in 4:24. 

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