Racing Update

April Vesey and Sharon Craig showing off their medals at the finish line of the Cultus Lake Triathlon

The Human Powered Racing training season may be over, but that does not mean that everyone is taking a break. This past week we had a number of athletes racing everything from trail runs to sprint World Championships to Half Ironman’s.

-On Sunday September 11th Kelly Sharman raced the Finlayson Arm 28km. In a race he described as one of the “toughest” he has ever done Kelly finished the 28km with an elevation gain of 4400 ft in 6 hours and 10 minutes.

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-Last Thursday two of Human Powered Racing’s National Team Members; Kara Hobby and Nancy Carleton raced the ITU Sprint Triathlon World Championship in Cozumel Mexico. In her ongoing quest for a podium finish at the World Championship, Nancy posted her best finish to date coming 4th in the women’s 55 – 59 division. Kara improved from her 65th place finish the previous year to wind up 31st in the Women’s 30 – 34 division. Both athletes finished with a race time just over 1:18.

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-April Vesey raced the Cultus Lake Half Iron this past Sunday and finished 1st in her age group with a 6:33 clocking. This was a fantastic return to long course racing for April. We are all super proud of you!

Congratulations Team.

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