Category Archives: Athlete Photos

Victoria 70.3 – BC, Canada; Great American River Half Marathon – TN; CapTex Olympic Tri – TX; Deuces Wild Sprint Tri – AZ; Chattanooga 70.3 – TN; Colfax Marathon – CO

Aga and Dayn Pefferle – Victoria 70.3

Congratulations to everyone who raced these past couple of weekends! We had some really nice results!

Dayn Pefferle and Aga Pefferle completed the Victoria 70.3 as a relay – BC, Canada! Cold, wet, and muddy, but a great experience!

Great American River 1/2 Marathon, TN
Kemp Conrad – 1:35 and 1st over 50!

CapTex Olympic Tri, TX
Jack York – 2:39 – 1st ever Olympic distance tri!

Deuces Wild Sprint Tri, AZ
Jon Byron – 1:29 – 1st in AG and State Champion!

Craig Conley raced the Chattanooga 70.3 and finished in 6:35 on a brutally hot day!

Father and son team, Frank and Ian Smith, raced the Colfax Marathon in CO. Frank finished in 5:51 while Ian finished in 4:16.

Congratulations to all our athletes!

Jon Byron – Deuces Wild Sprint Tri

Kemp Conrad (right) – Great America River Half Marathon

Phoenix 10K, Dead Horse 50-mile Run – Moab, Ironman Arizona

Happy Thanksgiving weekend! Congratulations to our race finishers in the Phoenix 10K, the Dead Horse 50-mile Run in Moab, and of course, Ironman Arizona!

Phoenix 10K
Joan McGue – 67:34 – 5th in AG!
Seann Matthews – 41:44

Ed Wallis and Craig Conley – Dead Horse 50-mile Run – Moab

Dead Horse 50 Mile run – Moab, UT
Ed Wallis – 11:48
Craig Conley – 12:19

Ironman Arizona
Kemp Conrad – 15:15 – great finish as he dealt with a bad knee for the entire run!
Jimmy Boswell – 13:17 – 1st Ironman!
Monica Parks – 15:55 – 1st ironman!
Matt Dorr – 12:24 – 1st Ironman!
Mike Volpentest – 13:24 – PR by over 2 hours!

Have a great weekend!







Mountain Man Olympic – AZ, Younglife Tri – MN

Susan Geib – Younglife Tri

Congratulations to everyone who raced last weekend! We want to especially recognize Joan McGue who raced her 13th Mountain Man Triathlon. Mountain Man is known as one of the toughest Olympic Distance races in the country!

Young Life Sprint Tri, MN
Susan Geib (pictured) – 1:29 – 1st in AG!

Mountain Man Olympic Tri, AZ
Joan McGue – 4:03 – 3rd in AG
Owen Smalley – 2:50 4ht in AG
Jon Byron (pictured) – 2:54 – 2nd in AG
Matt Johnson – 2:48 – 4th in AG

Great job, everyone!

Jon Byron – Mountain Man Tri

Ironman Coeur d’Alene

Happy 4th of July weekend, everyone!

We want to offer a huge congrats to Jenifer Garner who finished her 18th Ironman race at Ironman Coeur d’Alene last weekend in 15:18! Fun fact: Jenifer has been our athlete since 2005!!! when she completed the inaugural IMAZ. Way to go, Jenifer!!!

Grand Canyon Rim to River to Rim

Some great photos from our longtime athlete, Joan McGue from her recent Grand Canyon trek. The route was 18 miles long – South Kaibab to Phantom Ranch and back up Bright Angel. A tough hike, definitely, but through stunning and almost surreal terrain.

London Marathon, Cactus Man Olympic and Sprint, Cape Girardeau, MO Marathon, and Vienna, IL Marathon

Jennifer Delgado – London Marathon

We hope you had had a nice week and are looking forward to a great weekend! Congratulations to everyone who raced last week!

London Marathon
Jennifer Delgado (pictured)- 5:04

Cape Girardeau, MO Marathon and Vienna, IL Marathon
Frank Smith – 7:44 and 8:19

Cactus Man Olympic Tri
Matt Johnson – 2:56
Monica Parks – 3:09
Josh Parks – 2:56
Andrew Broderick – 2:48
Jimmy Boswell – 3:02 – 1st tri ever!

Cactus Man Sprint Tri
Mitch Woody – 1:21 – 3rd in AG – 1st tri ever!
***Joan McGue – 2:06***

We would like to call special attention to Joan McGue. Joan has been an athlete of ours since 2007!!! This race marked the 85th triathlon she has raced in! The list includes sprints, olympics, 70.3 and full Ironman races. She has also represented the USA at the age group World Championships! We are so proud of you, Joan! You are an amazing athlete and just a freaking great person, in general, and an inspiration to all of us!

Pat’s Run (AZ), Amasa 25K Trail Race (Moab, UT), Chandler 5K, Tupelo Sprint Tri (MS)

Ed Wallis – Amasa 25K Trail Race – Moab, UT

We’ve had some awesome performances by our athletes over the last couple of weeks!

Pat’s Run (AZ)
Alex Elhilal – 31:13
Lisa Volpentest – 42:04
Mike Volpentest – 31:34

Moab, UT 25K Amasa Trail Race
Ed Wallis (pictured) – 3:22

Chandler, AZ 5K
Josh Parks – 21:35 – 12th overall and 2nd in AG!

Tupelo, MS Sprint Tri
Kemp Conrad – 1:01 – 1st Grand Master!

Congratulations, everyone!

Big Buffalo 50K (TN), Oceanside 70.3 (CA)

Brothers Peter and Pat Haenel – Oceanside 70.3

We hope you are enjoying the nice Spring weather! We just wanted to highlight a few race results from the past couple of weekends.

Big Buffalo 50K (TN) – this was a tough, muddy trail race
Ed Wallis – 6:36
Kemp Conrad – ran in a relay team and completed his 10K in 50:58. His team took 1st in their division.

Oceanside 70.3 – one of the biggest early season 70.3s in the country
Jenifer Garner – 7:09
Peter Haenel (pictured) – 5:40
Pat Haenel (pictured) – 5:43
Mike Haenel – 7:26

Lastly, Frank Smith of Cincinnati, OH, continues his rehab from a leg injury that limits him to walking. He walked 5 southern marathons in 5 days last week.
TX – 7:44
TX – 8:02
FL – 8:17
GA – 8:03
TN – 8:43

Congratulations to all our athletes! Have a great weekend!