Huge weekend of racing for EF athletes! We have results from Florida to Texas to Virginia. With 10ks, mountain bike races, and triathlons from sprint to Ironman, we have a ton to report on! Congrats to all our athletes who raced!
EF Youth had another great week at the Spring Healthy Kids Running Series. In the 50 yd race, Braxton Harlow took 6th. In the 75 yd race, Colby Harlow placed 8th. In the K-1st boys race, Robert Hotchfelder placed 7th with a new PR, Oliver Harlow 18th with a PR, and Paxton Harlow 19th with a PR. In the K-1st girls race, Tessa Milici placed 8th with a PR. In the 2nd-3rd grade race, Cooper Milici 5th in the boy’s race while Ellie Harlow won the girl’s race. In the 4th-5th grade girl’s mile race, Hadley Harlow placed 1st setting a new PR, Austin Harlow 2nd, and Ariana Hotchfelder 7th with a new PR. In the middle school race, Maddie McComb took the win!
Megan Buchanan raced the famous St. Anthony’s Triathlon, one of the most competitive races in the world, for her first Olympic Distance. After a swim that wasn’t too far behind Sara McLarty, and a crash in the middle of the bike, she cruised home on the run to win her age group and loved the experience!
Holden Valerie smashed his PB in the 3200m, shaving off 28 seconds from his last time trial in March. He also won the event! Way to go Holden!
Isaac Lamprecht ran a new 1600m PR with a time of 5:29.47
Matt Schiller scored the maximum score on his Army Fitness Test– a 300!
Mickie Fleming completed the Big Sur Marathon in California!
Diane Johnson competed in Duathlon Worlds in Spain this past weekend. She executed her race plan near perfectly for a strong race overall! Kathy Scourby also had a strong race, overcoming some obstacles to get there! Sadé Smith competed as well. With both a challenging run and bike course, Sadé finished 9th in 16-19 females age group and the 2nd American! Congratulations Sadé on your accomplishment!
At the Carytown 10k, Whitney Mylum ran to a 2 min PR and landed 4th in her age group. Nina Marino ran a huge PR at the same race! Parker and Abigail McKay both took 2nd in their age groups! Way to go!
At Ironman Texas, Chad Albright got a new Ironman PR by three minutes with a time of 10:02- it would’ve earned him a spot at Kona, if he had not already qualified from another race. Way to go Chad! Also in Texas, Alex Lienert notched his third Ironman finish, with a time of 11:48. Way to go Alex!
At the Bermuda WTS Age Group Sprint, Nick Pilgrim took 1st overall at 16 years old- huge accomplishment! Well done Nick.
At this week’s VAHS MTB Series, we had several athletes racing. In the middle school races, Maddie Fisher took 1st on the girls side. On the boys side, Presley Evans took 7th and Jude Gillespie took 15th. For the varsity boys category, Jake Dysart took 6th.
Will Hart nailed the Pikes Peak 10k!
Sean Lyman came in almost 30 minutes under his goal for the Promised Land 50k!
Alex Murdock had a strong performance at the Ragnar relays!
At the Richmond Tri Club Sprint, one of our team races, we had some awesome results. Coach Michael Harlow took 1st overall mens, Alex Tan took 10th overall and 1st in his AG. Cort Kirkley and Matt Cramer both won their age groups. John Clarke placed second in his age group. Matt Myers snagged a huge PR. Charlene Wilhelm took 3rd in her AG. Rachel Wood, Buck Robbins, Roger Peterson, Scott Dixon, and Mary Jane Willis also had awesome races at RTC!
Congrats to all our athletes who raced!