USAT Collegiate Nationals, Senior Olympics, Tour de Mesa, Tri Family Sprint, Prague Half Marathon, Phoenix 10K

A wide range of events to report on from this weekend!

Congratulations to Gabi Wasserman who placed 129th out of 650 racers in the USAT Collegiate Nationals with a time of 2:01. A great performance in such a competitive field. Gabi is racing IMAZ later this year.

Jim Rassi and LouAnn Brennnan qualified for Nationals in the Senior Olympics with Jim taking first in his age group and Lou Ann taking second in hers. Jim also raced in the Tour de Mesa and finished in 4:35.  Also at TDM, Sue Frome finished in a great time of 3:43.

We had an overall winner in Mike Wallace at the Tri Family Sprint Race. He won in a time of 57:07. Mike averaged 24.9 mph on the bike and capped his day with a 19 minute 5k. Mike will be racing the Wildflower Olympic in May the day after riding the Long Course bike leg as part of a relay.

In Prague, Czechoslovakia, Kim Essendrup PR’d by 8 minutes in the Prague Half Marathon with a time of 1:55. This was Kim’s firs time breaking 2 hours in the ½ marathon. Way to go, Kim!

And finally, Kyrsten Sinema and Dana Kennedy ran the Phoenix Pride 10k. Dana took 3rd in her age group while Kyrsten took 5th. Kyrsten ran a 58:38 and Dana ran a 59:58. Boston is on the horizon J! Super job, guys!