So several of our LOST swimmers made the trek to Welland to swim one of the various OW races they offered last weekend! The had Age Group swimmers and Masters swimmers, something I would like to get for the LOST Race, but I’m still working on the governing bodies to try and figure out. They were also offering 1k, 3k, 5k and 10k races… a great opportunity to try something a bit different… and perhaps longer!
That’s the good news, lots of swimmers… the bad news is most of the races were cancelled or cut short due to weather. A few hours into the races there was lightning and the races had to be called. As a race director myself, that’s a tough call to make, but safety first. I hope it isn’t something we have to do with the LOST Race… but you have to do, what you have to do!
I got a few emails from several LOSTies at the race and found out we did really well! There was 19 that started the 10k, at least 5 LOSTies among them… but the even better news was that 4 of the 6 that finished before the race was cancelled were LOSTies… including a 1,2,3 sweep!!! Way to go Bud, Gary, Lisa, Scott… and Michele and Darren… Darren got about 8.5k into it and Michele got pulled with less than 1k to go!).
Also hats off to Anna-marie, who came in 2nd in the 3k in her age group with a 1:34… and Gerry who placed 10/21 with a very respectable 1:04 for the 3k!
Here are the results that I was able to get for the 10k:
O’all Gun Class Gender Pace
Place Bib Name Time Placing Place /100m Club City
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1 154 Bud Seawright 2:43:04 M10M45-49 1/1 1 1:38 Mississauga
2 160 Gary Labine 2:51:54 M10M50-54 1/1 2 1:44 Toronto
3 159 Lisa Neidrauer 2:55:00 M10F35-39 1/2 1 1:45 Toronto
4 161 Denise Everitt 2:59:18 M10F55-59 1/1 2 1:48 Marion NY
5 170 Scott Gibson 3:07:37 M10M40-44 1/1 3 1:53 NOTL
6 157 Kelsee Coykendall 3:17:24 M10F35-39 2/2 3 1:59 Henrietta NY
Way to go everyone! We’ll have even more down there next year!