Archive for 31 October, 2011
Congrats to three ORR athletes for racing strong at Austin 70.3 last weekend. For Melissa Rothe and Jeff Kouts, this was their first half ironman. Erica Gault finished with a big PR in the half iron distance! Melissa finished her first half ironman swim in 48 minutes, biked 3 hours and 20 minutes, and ran 2 hours and 17 minutes. Overall finishing time for Melissa was 6:34:00.
Jeff Kouts finished his first half ironman in 6:54:01. He swam 38:48, biked 3:21, and ran 2:43. Both Melissa and Jeff are doing Ironman Texas next Spring.
Erica Gault finished her second half with over a 30 minute PR. Erica swam 40:35, biked 3:26, and ran 2:51. Erica will be doing the Woodlands Marathon as well as Ironman Coeur d'Alene next year.
Way to go ORR!
Melissa Rothe, 6:34:-00
Erica Gault
Erica and Melissa