Heather Wilson and Eero Allison – Black Canyon 60K
Happy rainy day! Our athletes shined in several long-distance running races last weekend along with one very long MTB race!
Black Canyon 60K Ultra-run
Eero Allison – 6:54- 2nd in AG!
Heather Wilson – 7:54 – 7th in AG!
Lost Dutchman Marathon
Jodi Ehrlich – 4:23 – 6th in AG!
Lost Dutchman ½ Marathon
Melissa Wiegand – 2:22
Scott Wiegand – 2:28 – PR!!
Laura McGhghy – 2:11
24 Hours of Old Pueblo MTB race
Kyle Higham and his team completed an impressive 12 laps in 24 hours.
Scott and Melissa Wiegand – Lost Dutchman Half Marathon
Michelle Muellner – center – RAGNAR
Our athletes not only enjoyed some great race performances last weekend, but almost certainly had some of the best race outfits we’ve seen!
Pancake Run 5K
Joan McGue – 30:27 – 2nd in AG!
Frank Smith – 4:48 – 1st in AG! This marathon was run over a one mile looped course!
Surf City ½ Marathon, CA
Melissa Wiegand – 2:27 – course PR!
Michelle Muellner (pictured, center) – team of Ultra Running Bunnies 2 – 3rd overall in the mixed masters division with a time of 33:53!
Sunrise swim lesson – McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center
We want to give a shout out to Melissa Wiegand who ran the She Power ½ Marathon last weekend in Chandler. Melissa finished in 2:34. Her next race is the Huntington Beach ½ this weekend!
Good luck to everyone racing the Pancake Runs this weekend!
And finally, here’s a nice sunrise photo from a swim lesson at MMR. One of the perks of being a swim coach!
Dean Sowards – Rock and Roll Marathon AZ Jan 2020
The 2020 race season is off and running! Last weekend’s Rock and Roll races are generally considered the kick-off to our racing year here in the SW. Congratulations to everyone who raced!
Rock and Roll Marathon
Dean Sowards (pictured) – 6:56
Rock and Roll ½ Marathon
Nanci Walker – 2:10
Scott Wiegand – 2:37
Mike Haenel – 1:58
Melissa Samuelson – 1:53
Michelle Muellner – 3:09
Daufuskie Marathon, SC
Frank Smith keeps his monthly marathon streak alive with a nice 4:55 and 2nd in his AG!
Shashani Marcus – Ironman Arizona
Another year of IMAZ has come and gone. It’s hard to believe that we’ve seen 16 of these! As usual, there was no shortage of inspiring moments and lots of positive energy! The human spirit is capable of so much!
Congratulations to our 2019 IMAZ finishers!
Terry Crowley – 15:56 – 1st IM!
Amy Engel – 16:36 – 10th IM!
Jenifer Garner – 14:53 – 17th IM!
Shashani Marcus – 15:42 – 1st IM!
Have a Happy Thanksgiving and look forward to a great winter season of cool running weather!
Photo by Nils Nilson
Great results from last weekend!
Scott Wiegand – 30:34 – PR!
Frank Smith – 4:43 – 13th in AG!
Draft Legal National Championship
David Hay – 1:26 – 6th in AG
Good luck to everyone racing Ironman Arizona this weekend! The weather looks perfect! Stay positive and keep moving no matter what!!! Have fun and we look forward to cheering you on!!
Congratulations to Frank Smith, Joan McGue and Scott Wiegand!
Frank Smith – 4:38 – keeping his streak alive!
4-Peaks Racing 4,000m open water swim
Joan McGue – 1:56 – looking good for IMAZ!
Smashrun 5K, AZ
Scott Wiegand – 32:03 – PR!!
Tali Toncray – Javelina Jundred
The weather has been SO nice for racing this fall and we had some spectacular results last weekend!
We’ve also included another photo from Tali Toncray’s Javelina Jundred (100-mile run), not only because this is such an incredible accomplishment, but this photo (taken by Howie Stern) shows the behind-the-scenes reality of ultra-running. Absolutely love how this raw moment was captured.
Phoenix ½ Marathon
Sorin Tohatan – 1:41 – 11th in AG
Mike Haenel – 1:59
Lake Pleasant Sprint Tri
David Hay – 1:35 – 1st in AG! David will be racing the draft-legal National Championship next weekend.
Lake Pleasant Olympic Tri
Dan Streeter – 2:25 – 1st overall!
Have a great weekend!