Race Recap: March 10th – March 11th
We have many races to report on this week. Races include the Sarasota Draft Legal Triathlon which served included the North American Junior Champs, VA State Championship Swim Meet, Belmonte 25k Trail Race, Belmonte 50 Miler, Shamrock Crit, and the Rock ’N Roll 5k ad Half Marathon in DC.
This weekend opened the Youth/Junior Elite Series for our juniors. In the Junior Women category, Parker Albright finished 7th, Zoe Van Winckel 20th, Hannah Ye 23rd, Alexandra Poole 28th, Megan Buchanan 31st, Lexi Christie 38th, and Grace Sheehy 40th despite a crash. In the Junior Men category, Kieran Haug finished a strong 24th. In the Youth Girls, Hope Frost closed with a strong run to take 2nd followed by Emma Cate Heilbrun in 11th, Ava Larkin 16th, Olivia Christie 34th, and Hannah Renager 37th. In Youth Boys, Nick Pilgrim took 10th, Caleb Ingham 14th, and Jacob Crouch 28th. Strong start to the season!
A few athletes raced at the VA State Championship Swim meet this weekend. We even have a few state champions. Allison Dodd is our new state champion in the 50 Breast, 100 Breast, 200IM and 200 Breast! She also placed top 6 in the state in every one of her events. Raegan Canada is our new state champion in the 100 Fly also placing very well in all of her events. Ian Henderson had a great meet highlighted by his 10th place finish in the 50 Free.
Jim Fisher and Alex Murdock raced the Belmonte 25k Trail Race taking 8th and 29th overall respectively.
Sadé Smith raced as the only junior in the CAT 1,2,3 Women’s combined field at the 7th Annual Shamrock Crit in VA Beach with a strong finish.
Shannon Baird kicked off her race season with a great day at the Rock ’n Roll 5k in DC with a strong race. Allan Ng raced the Half Marathon at Rock ‘n Roll also having a strong finish.
Congratulations to everyone!