I'll get more 'official results' soon, but I've got some house work done to prep for our 4th of July party first.
The 5K run was a bit long. The distance was 3.5, not 3.1 miles. But, 110 runners and walkers participated. In 2006, there wasn't a race. This year was a revival of past years.
In the future, we'll have to have a race that goes 3.1 miles -- exactly. I promised that to Grant.
Seven athletes did the biathlon. YEAH!
In the competition with the running mates, Grant and Erik, I WON the 5K run. But, I got third in the 1K swim. Overall, Erik was first, then me, then Grant.
Official Results and New Course Records:
Key: Athlete (age-gender), Run/Walk time for the 3.5 miles (5K+) + Swim time for the 1K (1,000 meters / 44 lengths of 25 yard pool) = Total Biathlon Time
Chris Popovich (female): 27.22 + 17:56 = 45:18We'll need to expand upon the fin swim and swim assist category. I love that as a competitive distinction. Next year, we'll advertise it far and wide.
Erik Rauterkus (12-male): 32.53 + 15.48 = 48:41
Mark Rauterkus (48-male): 31.28 + 19:24 = 50:52
Grant Rauterkus (9-male): 38.50 + 18:37 = 57:27
Sharon Gaitens (female): 50.24 (walker) + 18:50 = 1:09:14
Suzie Kozy (female): 60.05 (walker) + 20:12 = 1:20:17
Fin Swim Category:
Mary Luxbacher (female): 57.17 (walker) + 18:21 (with fins) = 1:15:38
It was a great experience. The boys and I loved our morning. The running award distribution concluded at 9:30. We went to the swim pool from 9:30 to 10:30, just as we expected.