Sunday, April 7:
Aaron Thomas placed 1st overall, finishing his 5K in a time of 19:19 (with 5:40, 5:45, and 7:15 mile splits).
Easton 5K – Saturday, March 30:
Miranda Forte placed 1st overall woman in the Easton, Ct 5k on Easter Saturday
March 17, 2013:
Ed Norlander, Bobby Drake, and Alex Forte
completed the Shamrock Marathon
posting PRs on the cold,
wet Sunday in VA Beach.
Shamrock Shuffle 5K – Fort Myer, VA:
Tracy Darensbourg finished 10th overall (1st in his division) with a time of 22:28. He comments: “This course started with an gradual incline and had a pretty nice hill about 1 mile in. There were a lot of turns as it was not an out and back rather it was a loop (kind of). There were about 150 competitors with a lot being military. I enjoyed it being this was one of the first races in about 1 1/2yrs that I was able to compete in injury free.”
WVU Modified Indoor Triathlon
Our newest member, Aaron Thomas, competed in an early season “modified indoor triathlon” held at the WVU student recreational center in Morgantown, WV on March 4, 2013. He completed the 450-yard swim, 4-mile spin bike, and 2-mile track run in a time of 28:12 and placed 2nd overall out of 40 total participants.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
2013 TEAM MEMBER ROSTER:
*Xavier Darensbourg (youth)
2013 SPONSOR ROSTER:
Stonewall Abbey Yoga
Gayheart & Willis
Culpeper Sport & Racquet Club
Culpeper Downtown (CRI)
Blue and Gray Half-Marathon – Fredericksburg, VA (12/9/12): Chris Koehler placed 11 overall out of 665 total finishers with a time of 1:22:57. He was the 2nd overall Masters runner and first overall in his division. This was the last of the Coldwell Banker Grand Prix Series. He ranked 3rd overall and 2nd in the Masters Division for the series.
November 11, 2012
placing in the top 25% overall and 14th in her division.
The following are some highlights from the 2012 season:
Miranda Forte finished as the 4th overall female (1st in her division) in a time of 1:32.45 in the Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon on May 20. Dave Stubbs finished 5th overall and 1st in his division in a time of 1:02:37 at the BRATS Salute to the Military Triathlon on May 26.
Michele Scherer finished 5th overall in the women’s Category 1/2/3 race at the Tour of Tucker County in West Virginia on May 27. Connie Peterson placed 1st in her division and 3rd overall in a time of 1:00:08 at the USAT Aquabike National Championships on June 24. Alex Forte finished 2nd overall with Julie Peck, Julie Brooks, Ed Norlander and Charlie Bayne placing in their divisions at the Freedom 5k in Culpeper on July 4.
Joe White & Bob Eiserman completed Virginia’s longest off-road course at the Massanutten Hoo-Ha cross-country race on June 10. Zach “Potter” Price finished 5th in the single-speed open class at the Battle of Burke Farm mountain bike race on July 14. Molly Roohi finished 1st overall for both men and women in a time of 1:10:23 at the sprint, then came back the next day and placed 1st overall in the female bracket in a time of 2:13:35 at the international distance of the Pohanka/Nissan Hyundai-YMCA Colonial Beach Triathlon on July 14/15, along with Stubbs and Cathy Lee, who both placed 1st in their divisions.
Bob Eiserman finished the 100k MTB course in a time of 8:38 at the Iron Mountain 100 mountain bike event on July 15. Chris Koehler finished 5th overall and 1st in the Masters division with a time of 17:53 at the Fredericksburg Mental Wellness 5k on July 22.
Scherer placed 2nd in her division at the Page Valley Road Race (State Championship) on August 4. Peck finished 2nd in 32:09 at the Charlottesville 4-Miler on September 2, and 3rd in her division in the Giant Acorn Sprint Triathlon on October 7.
Miranda Forte will be competing in the ING New York City Marathon on Nov. 4. Norlander will be participating in the Richmond Marathon on Nov. 10. Cathy Lee is training for her first full Ironman, and Julia Peck has again qualified for the 2012 XTERRA World Championships in Maui, Hawaii.
Richmond Cyclocross Festival (10/6/12): Chris Koehler finished 4th overall. This was his last race as a Cat 4. Having completed 10 races, he will move up to Cat 3.
Giant Acorn Triathlon (10/6-7/12): Julia Peck placed 3rd in her division in a total time of 1:28:48 for the sprint distance.
Charlottesville Women’s 4-Miler (9/1/12): Julia Peck finished 2nd place (out of 169) in a time of 32:09. There were 2,853 competitors racing to raise money for the UVA Cancer Center Breast Care Program.
SPOTSYLVANIA YMCA SPRINT TRIATHLON (8/26/12):
- Molly Roohi (UCANDOIT) finished 1st overall with a time of 55:03.
- Dave Stubbs placed 7th overall and 1st in his division in a time of 55:59.
PATRICK HENRY HALF MARATHON (8/25/12):
- Bobby Drake finished 290 overall out of 1195 total participants and 28 out of 220 in his division with a time of 1:49:51.
HARTWOOD 10-MILER (8/19/12):
- Chris Koehler finished 10th out of 270 runners as the 2nd Masters runner with a time of 1:01:51 on a hilly course. This was also a race he co-directed and helped to raise about $2000 for the Alzheimer’s Association.
CULPEPER SPRINT TRIATHLON (8/5/12):
- Dave Stubbs finished 11th overall and 1st in his division with a time of 1:25:45.
WEEKEND WARRIOR II (7/28-29/12):
- Zach Price placed 9th at the Snowshoe Series Race 2.
SHENANDOAH TIME TRIAL (7/28/12):
- Dave Jones completed the 40k course in 1:05:05 for his first official time trial.
FREDERICKSBURG MENTAL WELLNESS 5K (7/22/12):
- Chris Koehler finished 5th overall (1st Masters) with a time of 17:53.
2012 LOST RIVER CLASSIC ROAD RACE (7/21/12):
- Michele Scherer finished 5th Place in the Cat 1-3 race held in West Virginia.