EMAIL UPDATE FOR BOTH ANNE AND BILL – AUG 5TH – We are both having problems with our email now When you send emails to us, they are getting kicked back to you with error messages. So, for now, if you need to get a hold of us, texting would probably be the best option. So sorry about this. It has been over a week now that our emails have been acting up. We hope we can get this resolved shortly.
EMAIL UPDATE FOR ANNE: Still having difficulties as of August 5th. If you send me an email, most likely, I have received it, but you will most likely get an error message saying your email was not delivered because my mailbox quota had been exceeded. I apologize for this inconvenience. Hope to have it cleared shortly.
Just a quick administrative note. Anne is having trouble with her email. She can receive okay, but she can’t send anything. SO, if you’ve sent her an email from as far back as Sunday, July 26th, and have not received a response, that is why. If you have Anne’s cell, you can text her. If you’re a new athlete, just send us a FB message and we can connect that way. Sorry about this!
Well, what a week. . . .
In the midst of EVERYTHING, we are thrilled to be able to present some race results.
Scott Wiegand completed a virtual ½ marathon over Memorial Day weekend and finished it in 2:34. As many of our athletes have found, virtual races have been a great way to continue to compete, as well as test one’s fitness.
Mark Livingston raced the Bryce Canyon 50-mile ultra-run this past weekend. Yes, it was held with plenty of COVID-related restrictions in place. But this is one of the first endurance events to be held since the outbreak and may provide a roadmap for other events. Mark finished the race in 13:29 under hot conditions. This time was good enough for 5th in his AG!
Congratulations to both Scott and Mark! Have a great weekend!
Happy Mother’s Day, all!
We hope everyone is doing well and staying healthy, while enjoying this spring weather/heat!
We just wanted to give a shout out to Frank Smith who kept his monthly marathon streak alive last weekend when he completed the Spring Thaw Virtual 50K in Ohio. Frank ran 31 miles in 7:01 on an 80-degree day! Nice job keeping it going, Frank!!
Have a great weekend!
Happy Sunday, everyone! Yes, we have race results! Actually, it is just a single result and a virtual one, but a result nonetheless.
As many of you know, our longtime athlete from Ohio, Frank Smith, possesses quite the running streak. He has completed a marathon or ultra-event every month for over seven years! In these uncertain times, it looked like Frank’s streak might just screech to an unceremonious halt. Fortunately for him, and for athletes everywhere, event directors nationally are taking a page from the swimming community, who have been running “postal swims” for years, where each athlete swims on their own and posts his or her time to see who wins.
Frank ran the “Running Not Cancelled 50K” last weekend (in Ohio) and finished in 6:46. Well done, Frank! And long live streaks!
Wishing all of you continued health and safety . . .
We’d like to recognize a few race performances that happened last weekend. Congratulations, Scott, Melissa, and Mark!
Scott Wiegand (pictured) – 19:09 – 3rd in AG!
Melissa Wiegand (pictured) – 20:52 – 1st in AG!
Antelope Canyon ½ Marathon
Mark Livingston – 2:11 – 1st in AG!
It appears this might be the last race results posting for a while, but if you’re out on a hike or run or ride and happen to snap any photos, we’re happy to post them here. Hang in there, athletes. We realize we have a bit of a bumpy, unknown road ahead, but we’ll get through this.