Wow!!! What a Day in Kemah!

Congrats to all the ORR Athletes who had great races at the sprint and olympic triathlons in Kemah last weekend! Several athletes finished their first-ever triathlon and numerous PRs were set despite crazy winds and a tough course. Notable finishes include:
In the Olympic race,
finished first overall female in 2:10:07.
finished 5th in 2:15:45.
finished 8th in 2:20:13.
finished 10th in 2:28:03.
was the first Age Group female finisher in 2:28:00 and won the Women's 25-29AG.
The ORR men were extremely competitive as well!
finished 9th in 2:07:32 and had the second fastest bike split of the day.
finished his first-ever Olympic distance triathlon in 12th place in 2:08:05 with one of the fastest run splits of the day.
finished 2nd in the competitive 35-39AG with a 2:23:33.
finished 5th in the same AG with a 2:25:27.
finished 3rd in the Clydesdales with a 2:53:04.
* gets the Way to Gut it Out Award by pressing on to the finish line after a flat on the bike!
In the Sprint Race, finished first overall Masters female with a time of 1:20:48.
and not only finished 1st and 2nd in the Women's under 20 division, but they also finished 2nd and 3rd out of ALL female athletes! And these gals are just teenagers. Wow!
also had a fantastic race! Connor finished 2nd in the under 20 division and 4th out of ALL male finishers. Again, just a teenager. The ORR youngsters are racing well this year!!
Special thanks to ORR photographer Corey Oliver of Brittani Louise Photography. Fantastic pics, Corey.
ORR Finishers include:

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Connor Barry
Triny Aguirre, Master's Winner, Sprint Distance
Connor Barry, under 20
Bradley Pigage running
Allison Eden and Audrey Manchester (the ghost on 2nd!), 20 and under
Melanie Benson (actually finished 1st after-all), Women's 25-29
Kemah Race Start
Alan Jones
Adam Currier
Allison Eden
Blake Henning
Amy Barr
Bradley Pigage
Audrey Manchester
Brandon Barber
Connor Barry
Jeronimo Cortina
Eduardo Briz
John Laskowski
Jay Cimo
Liz Baugher
Jess Clark
Mandy Heintz
Joe Gonzales
Melanie Benson
John Oldfield
Michael Holmes
Matthew Perches
Paola Romanos
Sandra Braniff
Rafa Mercado
Stephen Tinney
Rick Thibodeaux
Triny Aguirre
Sarah Gray
Sergio Roldan
Todd Teren

Tommy Behe
Female Elite Wave Awards Podium
Adam Currier, 2nd in 35-39

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Archive for 02 May, 2012

Congrats to all the ORR Athletes who had great races at the sprint and olympic triathlons in Kemah last weekend! Several athletes finished their first-ever triathlon and numerous PRs were set despite crazy winds and a tough course. Notable finishes include:
In the Olympic race, 5 of the overall top 11 women's finishes go to the ORR women!!
Sarah Gray finished first overall female in 2:10:07.
Michelle LeBlancfinished 5th in 2:15:45.
Liz Baugher finished 8th in 2:20:13.
Mandy Heintz finished 10th in 2:28:03.
Melanie Benson was the first Age Group female finisher in 2:28:00 and won the Women's 25-29AG.
The ORR men were extremely competitive as well!
Bradley Pigage finished 9th in 2:07:32 and had the second fastest bike split of the day.
Todd Teren finished his first-ever Olympic distance triathlon in 12th place in 2:08:05 with one of the fastest run splits of the day.
Adam Currier finished 2nd in the competitive 35-39AG with a 2:23:33.
Sergio Roldan finished 5th in the same AG with a 2:25:27.
Blake Henning finished 3rd in the Clydesdales with a 2:53:04.
*John Laskowski gets the Way to Gut it Out Award by pressing on to the finish line after a flat on the bike!
In the Sprint Race, Triny Aguirre finished first overall Masters female with a time of 1:20:48.
Allison Eden and Audrey Manchester not only finished 1st and 2nd in the Women's under 20 division, but they also finished 2nd and 3rd out of ALL female athletes! And these gals are just teenagers. Wow!
Connor Barry also had a fantastic race! Connor finished 2nd in the under 20 division and 4th out of ALL male finishers. Again, just a teenager. The ORR youngsters are racing well this year!!
Special thanks to ORR photographer Corey Oliver of Brittani Louise Photography. Fantastic pics, Corey.
ORR Finishers include:

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Connor Barry
Triny Aguirre, Master's Winner, Sprint Distance
Connor Barry, under 20
Bradley Pigage running
Allison Eden and Audrey Manchester (the ghost on 2nd!), 20 and under
Melanie Benson (actually finished 1st after-all), Women's 25-29
Kemah Race Start
Kemah Sprint
Kemah Olympic
Alan Jones
Adam Currier
Allison Eden
Blake Henning
Amy Barr
Bradley Pigage
Audrey Manchester
Brandon Barber
Connor Barry
Jeronimo Cortina
Eduardo Briz
John Laskowski
Jay Cimo
Liz Baugher
Jess Clark
Mandy Heintz
Joe Gonzales
Melanie Benson
John Oldfield
Michael Holmes
Matthew Perches
Paola Romanos
Sandra Braniff
Rafa Mercado
Stephen Tinney
Rick Thibodeaux
Triny Aguirre
Sarah Gray
Sergio Roldan
Todd Teren

Tommy Behe
Female Elite Wave Awards Podium
Adam Currier, 2nd in 35-39