Sunday, August 23, 2009

Weekend Results - 8/23/09

Weekend Results - 8/23/09 This was a great weekend of the Racing Team all over the state and country. 2009 USAT Age group Nationals Tuscaloosa AL August 22, 2009 Official Results Greg Reynolds competed at the USA Triathlon Age Group Nationals and placed 20th in his age group and 49th overall. This was against the best competition in the country at the Olympic Tri distance. Greg was the top Alabama finisher in his age group and 2nd Alabama finisher at any age. Quite the showing, but Greg was not done. 2009 Rocketman Triathlon Huntsville, AL August 23, 2009 Official Results On Sunday, Greg competed locally in Huntsville at the Rocketman Triathlon and finished 2nd overall. What a weekend of running, biking and swimming for Greg! This event was directed by Race Team member James Falcon. 2009 Marquette Trail 50km Marquette, MI August 22, 2009 Official Results Coming Soon On Saturday, Eric Charette competed in the inaugural running of the Marquette Trail 50km. This race used large sections of the newly competed North Country Trail around Sugarloaf Mountain. Eric snared the last spot on the podium, finishing 3rd overall. His race report write up is on his blog. 2009 Leadville Trail 100M Leadville, CO August 22, 2009 Official Results Coming Soon On Saturday, Dink Taylor tested his limits at the Leadville Trail 100 miler. Karl Meltzer gave Dink 10:1 odds of pulling off the overall win on his blog. Dink battled temperatures in the 80's all day and ran strong for more than half of the race. Dink was met by fellow race team member Rob Youngren for pacing. Rob and Dink ran through 60 miles before Dink had to drop out for stomach issues. He recognized his own limits and made the right call.