Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Improvements all around at Sentinel Triathlon for tricoachmartin athletes

Johan (pictured here in SCTA gear) made the Sentinel his "A" race for the season and was rewarded with a 4.5 min improvement on last years result. Rohanna competed in her first ever Olympic distance to finish 15th woman overall and 6th in her age group. Kristen courageously partook after a bike fall two days before to slice 4 minutes off last years time. Aimee raced to her Olympic PR in the middle of marathon training to place 8th in her age group and Mike went a minute and a half faster than last Sentinel fighting through some nasty cramps on the run. Congrats all on the pay off for a lot of hard work!

I had a better than expected race after a very busy September. A perfect sit for nearly the entire swim (after a good start, see me on the pic left!) on the feet of a faster swimmer and a stronger bike helped me to 4th place overall and a 2:02:13. Check out the Santa Cruz Sentinel article for the full report and results.
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