Thursday, February 27, 2014

Rose Bowl Half Marathon

Congrats to Art Fresquez for racing at the Rose Bowl 1/2 marathon in Pasadena, California.  Art reports, "I did this race as a training run to cap off my long week of mileage.  It was mostly trail running and some hills with a few miles worth of street running."  Art completed the run in 1 hour 41 minutes. Way to go!

Art Fresquez takes on the Rose Bowl Half Marathon!

Tri Night at Luke's Locker on March 3

All triathletes are invited to Tri Night on March 4 from 5-7pm at Luke's Locker located at Market Street in The Woodlands.  You will enjoy 20% discount.  Tri apparel and shoe vendors will also be on hand.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Love Run Half Marathon

Congrats to Finish Strong's Zach Miller, Jim Harrington, and Mike Loudis for their stellar races at Love Run Half Marathon in Huntsville State Park on February 15.  Zach won his AG and came in 4th overall, Jim took 4th in his AG,and Mike got 5th in his AG!  Way to go!

Jim Harrington, Zach Miller, and Mike Loudis all raced the Love Run Half Marathon Run in Huntsville!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

New Balance Social Run at Luke's Locker

New Balance will be at Luke's Locker in Market Street for their 6am run on Feb. 18.  You are invited to test run their latest and greatest NB 980 with fresh foam. There will be coffee and bagels post-run.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Du the Polar Bear

Congrats to Finish Strong Coaching athletes who raced the Du the Polar Bear run held on Sunday, February 9.  Lane Barron, 15, placed 3rd in his 15-18 AG with an overall time 1:03:46. Misty Harris placed 5th in her 30-34 AG with an overall time of 1:24:14.  Chris Hirsekorn placed 8th in his 35-39 AG in 1:13:32. Dale Claudel placed 2nd in his 40-44 AG in 1:06:30.  Alan Jones placed 6th in his 40-44 AG in 1:08:08.  Lisanne Rogers came in 3rd in her 45-49 AG in 1:22:24.  Shawn Harris came in 12th in his 45-49 AG in 1:12:11.  Sara Binau came in 8th in her 50-54 AG in 1:26:04.  Kent Morris came in 2nd in his 50-54 AG in 1:06:09.  Will Blackbird came in 4th in his 50-54 AG in 1:10:06.  Congrats to all our duathletes!

Dale Claudel with his 2nd place award!

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2014 AAU Indoor Championships

Congrats to Shyla Stone, a Finish Strong Coaching youth runner, who took 4th in the 3,000 meter and 6th in the 1500 meter at the 2014 AAU Indoor Championships held at the Univeristy of Houston.  Shyla's time was 11:54 for the 3,000 and 5:40 for the 1500 meter event.  Way to go, Shyla!!!

Shyla Stone wins 2 medals at the AAU Indoor Championoships!

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Texas10 College Station

Several Finish Strong Coaching athletes braved the freezing rain (20 degree windchill!) and ran the inaugural Texas10 College Station (10 mile and 5 mile) run on Sunday, February 2.  Running the 10 mile event were Kevin Baker (who won his AG and came in 4th overall), Zach Miller, Nora Wilson won her AG, Ellen Kurtz (2nd in her AG), Deb and Margo Lyons, and Katherine Powell. Susie Schreiber ran the 5 mile distance and won her AG and Heather Lininger came in 4th in her AG.  Kristin Collins even managed to win $100 at the post-race raffle.Way to go!