Mountain to Fountain 15K

Happy holidays, everyone!

Last weekend, Joan McGue ran the Mountain to Fountain 15K in Fountain Hills and finished in 1:46 over this tough, hilly course. The time was fast enough for 2nd in her AG! Nice job, Joan!

Have a great week and look forward to a great 2023!

Florida 70.3, Phoenix Hot Chocolate 15K/5K

More December race results!

Congratulations to Ryan Searle who raced the Florida 70.3 last weekend. Ryan finished his first 70.3 in 7:13.

Jon Byron raced the Hot Chocolate 15K in Phoenix and finished in 1:05. This time was good enough for 20th overall and 1st in his AG! Melissa Samuelson ran the 5K at the same event and finished in 23:50. This was fast enough for 5th in her AG!

Great job, guys!

YMCA Pittsburgh Turkey Trot, Memphis 4-miler, Phoenix 10K Turkey Trot

Congratulations to our Turkey Trotters from last Thursday. We had racers in AZ, TN, and PA!

YMCA Pittsburgh Turkey Trot Double Gobble (5K and 5 Mile)
Jon Byron
5K – 21:36 – 11th overall and 6th in AG!
5 Mile – 36:26 – 5th in AG
Total time for both races – 58:02 – 1st in AG!!

Memphis 4 Mile run
Kemp Conrad – 25:15 – 1st in AG!

Phoenix 10K Turkey Trot
Jennifer Delgado – 1:01
Joan McGue – 1:09 – 5th in AG

IMAZ, El Tour de Tucson 100K bike race

We hope you all were able to enjoy a nice Thanksgiving Day weekend. It was an especially nice break for three of our IMAZ racers! Congratulations to Ed Wallis, Craig Conley, and Josh Parks for their IMAZ finishes! In addition, Andrew Broderick also enjoyed the turkey day weekend after completing the El Tour de Tucson 100K bike race. Great job, guys!

Ironman Arizona
Ed Wallis – 13:27 – 1st IM!
Craig Conley – 14:29
Josh Parks – 13:47 – 1st IM!

El Tour de Tucson 100K Bike Race
Andrew Broderick – 3:08 (177th of 1831 finishers!)

Phoenix Half Marathon, Phoenix 10K, Phoenix 5K, Gilbert Half Marathon, Phoenix 10K Trail Race

Pre-race swim, IMAZ

Welcome to IMAZ weekend! It should be a great day for racing tomorrow! Ed Wallis and Craig Conley (pictured) jumped in for the pre-race swim and are ready and raring to go!

Here are some of the race results from last weekend. Great running weather!

PHOENIX 1/2 Marathon
Jake Metz – 1:55

Mike Haenel – 53:10

Joan McGue – 33:06 – 3d in AG!

PHOENIX 10K Trail race
John Pindar – 1:02

Gilbert 1/2 Marathon
Alex Elhilal – 1:44

Have a great weekend and good luck to everyone who is racing IMAZ!

New York City Marathon, Memphis Half Marathon, The Night Run – Scottsdale

Jennifer Delgado – New York City Marathon

It was a great weekend for racing last weekend. We hope you are all enjoying this wonderful fall weather!

The Night Run 5K
Jake Metz – 22:57 – 3rd overall male!

Memphis 1/2 Marathon
Kemp Conrad – 1:34 (just one week after the 70.3 World Championships!)

NYC Marathon (on one of the hottest NYC marathon days in the last 100 years!)
Jennifer Delgado – 5:36

Congratulations, everyone! Have a great weekend!

70.3 Worlds – St. George, UTMB points race – Puerto Vallarta (100K), Mount Everest Base Camp

Russ Perry – Everest Base Camp

Our Camelback Coaching athletes continue to impress!

Kemp Conrad raced his first World Championship event at the 70.3 Worlds in St. George, Utah last Saturday. Kemp finished in an impressive 5:23 over the hilly course.

Todd Silva raced the UTMB points race in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. He ran the 100K event through the local jungles and mountains and finished in just over 17 hours at 17:16.

Over the past two weeks, Russ Perry has been trekking through Nepal on his way to Everest Base Camp. He reached camp and ascended even higher reaching 18,000′. Russ will be aiming for the Antarctica Marathon in March!

Congratulations to all our adventurous athletes!

Todd Silva – UTMB Points race – Puerto Vallarta, MX – 100K

AZ 70.3, Indian Creek 15-mi Trail Race (CO), Des Plaines River 50-miler (IL)

Josh Parks – AZ 70.3

Congratulations to everyone who raced last weekend! Those of you who raced AZ 70.3 did great jobs adapting to the Bike/Run format after the swim had been cancelled. You can only race the race that is presented!

AZ 70.3
Jake Metz – 5:05
Jon Byron – 4:45
Josh Parks (pictured) – 5:08
Lisa Volpentest – 6:14
Mike Volpentest – 5:11

Indian Creek 15-mile trail race (CO)
Ryan Searle – 3:45

Des Plaines River 50 miler
Terry Crowley – 11:18 (Terry’s second 50 miler this summer!)

Great job, everyone!

Memphis 5k, Whiskey Row Half Marathon, Castle Creek Sprint Tri

Miranda Crandall – Whiskey Row Half Marathon

Congratulations to Kemp Conrad, Miranda Crandall, and Joan McGue for their races over the last two weekends!

Kemp ran a 5K in Memphis and finished in 19:18. Going sub-20 min in a 5K is quite an achievement and is one third of running’s triple crown (20 min 5K, 40 min 10K, sub 3 hour marathon). Kemp finished 3rd overall male!

Miranda (pictured) ran the Whiskey Row Half Marathon in Prescott and finished in a personal best time of 2:41.

And long-time Camelback Coaching athlete Joan McGue raced the Castle Creek Sprint Tri. She finished in 2:19 and took 1st in her AG!

Great job, guys!