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October 15, 2013 - Denver Rock 'n Roll Half Marathon. Big race!
September 21, 2013 - Sweathouse Half Marathon, Victor, MT. Sue - 2:15:18; Brad - 3:03:49. Nice half marathon at the base of the Bitterroot Mountains. Sunny to overcast. Seven miles slow upgrade, six miles mostly downgrade, with a couple of short steep hills thrown in. Decided the morning of the race to join in, although not properly trained for a half marathon.
August 24, 2013 - Bitterroot Triathlon, Hamilton, MT. Sprint: pool swim 750 yards, bike 12.4 miles, run 3.1 miles. Sue: S - 16:40, T1 + B - 58:06, T2 + R - 33:32 = 1:48:18. Brad: S - 18:16, T1 + B - 46:51, T2 + R - 44:23 = 1:49:30. Nice day. Some change in bike course from previous years. #221
August 11, 2013 - USATriathlon National Championships, Milwaukee, WI. Sprint: swim .6 mi., bike 20 km., run 5 km. Brad: S - 27:6, T1 - 3:46, B - 46:36, T2 - 2:48, R - 41:40, T - 2:01:57. 5th M75-79, one second ahead of 6th due to furious sprint at end. Cloudy day kept it cool. Excellent venue for championship. Swim may have been a hair long, same for run. #220
July 28, 2013 - Race the River Triathlon, Post Falls, ID. swim half mile, bike 10.9 miles, run 3.1 miles. Brad: S - 21:50, T1 - 3:40, B - 37:14, T2 - 1:52, R - 40:18, T - 1:44:54. Another fine day. New bike course this year. #219.
July 20, 2013 - Dillon Y Triathlon, Dillon, MT. 750 yd. pool swim, 20 km. bike, 5 km. run. Sue: S - 17:17, B+T1+T2 - 56:46, R - 31:16, T - 1:45:21. Brad: S - 18:56, B+T1+T2 - 46:06, R - 39:50, T - 1:44:52. Great weather, fun race. #218.
July 14, 2013 - Missoula Half Marathon, Missoula, MT. 13.1 miles. Sue: 2:07:01, 6th F60-64. Brad: 2:49:42, 3rd M75-79, 12+ minutes faster than in 2012. Another beautiful day. Over 3,500 participants in half marathon!
July 7, 2013 - Spring Meadow Triathlon, Helena, MT. Swim 800 meters, bike 20 km., run 5 km. Brad: S - 24:30, T1 - 2:25, B - 47:19, T2 - 1:41, R - 39:42, T - 1:55:49. Beautiful weather, nice venue. #217.
June 23, 2013 - Triton Sprint Triathlon, Bozeman, MT. Brad: 750 yd. S, 12.4M B, 5k R. Brad: S - 22:11; T1 4:05, B - 52:03; T2 - 2:14; R - 41:38; Total: 2:02:14, 2nd 70+ (1st 75-79). Beautiful day, pleasant race with old friends. Tired from two previous races this week, so took it easy. #216.
June 22, 2013 - Trail Rail Run 12.5k, St. Regis, MT. Sue: 73:22, 1st 60- 69. Brad: 96:29, 1st 70-79. Beautiful sunny run along the old railbed trail paralleling the St. Regis River through the mountains.
June 19, 2013 - Ten Spoons 10k Trail Run, Missoula, MT. Sue: 61:14, 1st 60+. Brad: 78:49, 3rd 60+. Rainy evening run at the Ten Spoons winery in the Rattlesnake Valley.
June 1, 2013 - Evaro Mountain Run, Evaro, MT. Sue - 10K - 62:15; Brad - 5K - 39:29. Cool, clear day.
May 11, 2013 - YMCA Riverbank Run 10k, Missoula, MT. Sue: 56:38. Brad: 73:01. Hazy sun, temperature about 60 degrees. Brad's fastest 10k since 2006, when I was 14 seconds faster, 10+ minutes faster than a 10k last summer. The Galloway run/walk method, 30 secs/30 secs, worked for me.
May 4, 2013 - Lilac Bloomsday 12k, Spokane, WA. Sue: 71:55, 1st among 64-year-olds, 18th in F60-64. Brad: 97:17, 2nd among 78-year-olds, 17,651st of 48,229 overall. Beautiful sunny day that turned out to be too warm; quite a few heat injuries.
Apr 20, 2013 - Grizzly Triathlon, Missoula, MT. 1000 yd. S, 12.4 B, 5k R. Sue: 1:59:29. Brad: 2:01:55. Temp. in 40's when we got on bike, headwind, had to dress to avoid hypothermia, so it was slow-going.
Apr 13, 2013 - Run for the Trees 5k, Missoula, MT. Sue 27:39. Brad 36:46. Applied the Galloway run-walk again.
Apr 5 - Buttercup Run 5k, Arlee, MT. Sue: 28:30. Brad: 37:22. The weather cleared in time for race. Applied the Galloway run-walk to race, and surprised by result.
Mar 21-23 - Masters Alpine Skiing National Championships, Big Sky, MT. 7th in Super G, 7th in GS, 4th in slalom, 4th overall in M75-79. Got 3 days a week of gate training at Big Sky all winter.
Feb 9 - Catch 'Em If You Can 5k, Missoula, MT. Sue: Brad: 43:46. Women start 3 minutes ahead of the men.
Jan 1 - Resolution Run 5k, Missoula, MT. Sue: . Brad 43:09. Cold, cloudy day. Bowl of soup at the finish. A fun race!
Dec 31 - Prediction Run, 2 miles, indoors. Sue: 18:18. Brad: 29:07.
Dec 14 - Light the Way 5k, Missoula, MT. Sue: 56:00. Brad 56:00. Through the woods in the dark. Walked. Footing icy.
Nov 22 - Turkey Day 5 Miler, Missoula, MT. Sue: 49:04 Brad: 71:15. Cold day, but no wind or snow.
Nov 3 - Run for the Health of It 5k, Missoula, MT. Brad: 43:18. I walked the whole race because of back injury two weeks earlier. About 150 in race.
Sep 23 - I Run for Bob 5k, Frenchtown, MT. Sue: 29:20; Brad: 42:28.
Sep 22 - Homecoming Hustle 5k. Start just before the parade; follows the parade route from downtown to the University of Montana campus. Sue - 27:40, Brad - 39:06. About 200 in the race. No awards, but beer and hotdogs at the finish.
Aug 27 - Roots Festival Run, Missoula, MT. Four miles, big hill in first mile, sunny, cool. Brad: 52:43. Large race, but no awards.
Aug 26 - Bitterroot Classic Triathlon, Hamilton, MT. Sue - swim 750 yds. - 15:51, T1 + bike 12.4 mi. - 58:15, T2 + run 5k - 32.24 = 1:46:30. Brad - swim - 17:44, T1 + bike - 46:33, T2 + run - 41:37 = 1:45:54. Sunny, cool day, even at 11:30 when our wave went off. Smokey from Idaho forest fires. Sue 2nd F60-69; Brad 1st M70-79. #214
Aug 19 - Sprint Triathlon National Championship, Burlington, VT. Brad - 750+ meter swim - 24:45, T1 - 3:24, bike 12.4 mi. - 44:29, T2 - 2:14, run 5k - 39:43 = 1:54:37, 8th of 10 75-79. Sunny, cool weather, not much wind, over 1,000 participants, hilly bike and run courses, swim probably 100-200 meters longer than 750 m, long transitions around bike corral. Son Arne did the Olympic distance race the day before, finished in 2:37:12. #213
Jul 28 - Race the River Triathlon, Coeur d'Alene, ID. Regional Championship. Brad - half mile+ swim - 22:04, T1 - 2:19, bike 10.9 mi. - 36:28, T2 - 1:45; run 5k - 41:03 = 1:43:39, 1st 75-79. Sunny, cool, over 800 participants. #212.
Jul 21 - Beaverhead Y Triathlon, Dillon, MT. Sue - 16:25 750 yd. pool swim, 52:31 T1+bike+T2, 29:32 5k = 1:38:38, 1st F60-64. Brad 19:27 - 1:55 - 39:40 - 1:03 - 40:04 = 1:42:33, 1st M75-79. Flat course, wide shoulders on the road that had been swept by State Highways, good food after, bright sunny day rapidly becoming hot. Dillon 5100 ft. above sea level. #211.
Jul 8 - Missoula Half Marathon, Missoula, MT. Sue - 2:08:14, 6th F60-64. Brad: 3:02:03. Brad 3rd, M75-79.
Jul 7 - Missoula 5k, Missoula, MT. Brad: 45:04 . Warm-up for half marathon, so ran-walked easy, but still finished first among 3 in my age group.
Jul 1 - Spring Meadow Triathlon, Helena, MT. Brad - sprint - 900 yd. swim, 12.4 bike, 5k run: splits: 24:51 - 3:10 - 51:33 - 2:05 - 41:24 = 2:03:03. #210
Jun 20 - Ten Spoon 10k, Missoula, MT. Sue 10k - 63:04. Brad 10k - 83:15. Warm sunny evening for a well-attended road and trail run in the Rattlesnake Valley with a glass of wine as reward for finishing.
Jun 7-8-9 - Montana Senior Games. Sue - 10k - 57:58. Brad - 5k road race - 38:44; 200 freestyle swim - 3:36; 100 yd breaststroke - 2:49; 20k bike road race - 36:10 (short of 20k!); 500 yd. freestyle - 11:45; 10k bike time trial - 19:55.
Jun 3 - Missoula Mile, MT. Sue: 8:06. Brad 10:40. Didn't know I could run that fast.
May 12 - San Diego ITU World Triathlon. Brad - Sprint - 750m swim, 26 mi. bike, 10k run - 2:25:49, 2nd M75-79. Low clouds in a.m., clearing to a warm day. Son Arne did the Olympic distance race with two climbs of Mt. to my one. We stayed to watch the elites race and for Arne to get some autographs. #209
May 6 - Lilac Bloomsday, Spokane, WA. Sue 12k - 1:07:06, 10th F60-64. Brad 12k 1:36:41, 21 of 129 M75-79. Clear day, almost hot by race end.
April 28 - Riverbank Run, Missoula, MT. Sue - 10k - 53:52, 2nd F60-64. Brad - 5k - 37:20 clock, 36:55 GPS watch 3.04 mi, 2nd, 75+. Cool, cloudy, nice day for running. Large number of racers - 1189 in the 5k alone, not counting the 10k and trifecta.
April 21 - Grizzly Triathlon, Missoula, MT. Swim 1000 yds., Bike 20k, run 5k. Sue: S 21:59; T1 + B + T2 61:00, R 31:08. 1:54:07. Brad: S 23:14; T1 + B + T2 49:40, R 42:29, 1:55:23. Pool swim. Light rain complicated transitions and made road slippery for bike -- several down, one car accident. Mean hill at halfway. Over 500 participants -- triathlon lasted from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. #208
April 14 - Run for the Trees 5k, Missoula, MT. Sue ?. Brad 39:15. Course was 3.17 miles GPS.
April 7 - Jadyn 5k, Missoula, MT. Brad 42:25. Course was 3.22 miles. Windy and cool.
March 31 - Buttercup Run, Arlee, MT. Sue - 5k - 27:09. Brad - 5k - 40:25. Nice day, nice run.
March 20-24 - Masters Alpine Ski Racing National Championships, Park City, Utah. Brad - 4th M75-79 Super Combined, Super G, GS, Slalom, and overall. Molecule F National Speed Series Final - Brad 3rd M75-79.
March 10 - Run for the Luck of It, Missoula, MT. Sue - 7 miler - 1:06:54; Brad - 5k 39:48. Course was a tenth or two short. Nice St. Patrick's Day race.
February 22-25 - PNSA Ski Racing, Schweitzer. 4 Super G's, 2 golds, 2 silvers M75-79
February 11, 2012 - Catch 'Em If You Can 5K, Missoula, MT. Brad 42:05. Cold wind, icy spots. Women started 3 minutes before the men. Fun race.
Masters Alpine Regional Ski Racing Championship, Big Sky, MT. Brad 3rd Super Combined, 4th Super G, 4th Slalom, 3rd GS, 3rd overall, M75-79. Mostly sunny days, excellent snow for racing -- manmade and firm.
January 28, 2012 - Frost Fever 5K, Missoula, MT. Sue 29:29.2, 2nd 60+, Brad 44:51, 5th, 60+. Icy run on a cold damp day, narrow path to start, so it took 30 seconds to reach the starting line and 5 minutes before I could start running. But good exercise!
January 1, 2012 - Resolution Run 5K - Rattlesnake Valley, Missoula, MT. Sue: 28:40. Brad: 40:45. Course was short by two-tenths of a mile. Either uphill or downhill all the way. Cloudy, cold, very icy for the first mile. Good turnout and warm soup at the Rattlesnake School at the end.
December 31, 2011 - Two Mile Estimated Time Race, Peak Health & Fitness Center, Missoula, MT (indoor one-eighth mile track). Sue: 19:03 (est. 20:00); Brad 24:38 (est. 29:00). RunWildMissoula end of year race at our health club.
December 16, 2011 - Light the Way 5K, Missoula, MT. No times. We ran in Greenough Park in the dark, 3 loops. Icy, dark, and cold, so we ran together and took it easy.
November 6, 2011 - Hoofin' It for Hunger 5K, Missoula, MT. Sue: 26:42; Brad: 40:36. Sunny, cold. Run around Missoula's industrial park to benefit the Montana Foodbank.
October 1, 2011 - Homecoming Hustle 5K, Missoula, MT. Sue: 27:20; Brad: 40:03. Run is just before the University of Montana Homecoming Parade through downtown, along the parade route, around the inside of the football stadium. Sunny and warm this year.
September 18, 2011 - I Run for Bob 5K, Frenchtown, MT. Sue: 28:40; Brad: 42:30. Nice run on the golf course up in Frenchtown.
August 27, 2011 - Bitterroot Classic Triathlon, Hamilton, MT. 750 yd. swim, 13.1 mi. bike, 3.1 mi. run. Sue: S - 15:32; T1 + B - 53:36; T2 + R - 35:00; O - 1:44:08. Brad: S - 16:53; T1 + B - 44:49; T2 + R - 1:45:58. Sunny, record hot day for this summer (96 degrees). Our wave started at 12:05, and we got to enjoy the heat. #207
July 31, 2011 - Bozeman Tritons Spring Triathlon, Bozeman, MT. 4800 ft. above sea level. 750 yard swim (was longer than that), 13.1 mile bike, 3.1 mile run. Brad: S - 25:41, T-1 - 1:08, B - 48:09, T-2 - 1:31, R - 43:50, O - 2:00:19. 126th of 136 overall, 2nd of 2 M75-79. Weather was sunny and hot. Disappointing result - mystified by slow swim. Hilly bike. Slow run. Must be tired from too much racing. #206
July 24, 2011 - Race the River Triathlon, Coeur d'Alene, ID. 2000 ft. above sea level. 800 yard open water swim, 11 mile bike, run 3.1 miles. Brad: S and run to transition - 17:29; T-1 - 2:21; B - 36:06; T-2 - 1:22; R - 39:58, O - 1:37:26. 551st of 678 overall, 2nd of 3 M70+ (1st M75-79). Long run from swim to transition. Bike course was three loops and somewhat congested. Great weather again. Well-managed race. Pacific Northwest Regional Championship. #205
July 16, 2011 - Santa Fe Triathlon, Santa Fe, NM. 7,000 ft. above sea level. Swim 400 meters, bike 11 miles, run 3.2 miles. Brad: R - 41:59, B + T-1 + T-2 - 49:44, S - 12:42, O - 1:44:25. 1st 75-79. Son, Arne: R - 20:40, B + T-1 + T-2 - 37:54, S - 9:24, O - 1:07:58, 3rd 45-49, 18th overall among men. Run was first and (pool) swim was last. Long transition, up hill from run. Bike was uphill going out into headwind, downhill coming back. Great weather. About 285 in triathlon. Fun to do the race with son! #204
July 10, 2011 - Spring Meadows Triathlon, Helena, MT. 4500 ft above sea level. 800 yard open water swim, 12.4 mile bike, 3.1 mile run. Brad: S - 22:38, T-1 - 2:12, Bike - 43:14, T-2 - 1:33, R - 41:24, O - 1:51:01. 1st 70+. Sue did the Missoula Half Marathon - 2:13:13. #203
June 4, 2011 - Y-Triathlon, Missoula, MT. 500 yard pool swim, 5 mile bike, 3.1 mile run. Brad: S - 10:40; B + T-1 - 17:09; R + T-2 - 43:01; O - 1:10:50. 1st 60+. Cool, clear day, great racing weather. #202
May 1, 2011 - Lilac Bloomsday 12k, Spokane, WA. Sue 1:08:11, 12th F60-64, 5,958th of 51,303 finishers. Sue just missed the 68 minute cut-off for elite classification. Brad 1:41:06, 27th of 125 M75-79, 20,614th of 51,303 overall. Cool, clear day, great running weather
April 23, 2011 - Grizzly Triathlon, Missoula. 1000 yard pool swim, 20k bike, 5k run (with a hill). Sue S - 21:31, T1+B+T2 - 66:09, R - 31:50 = 1:59:15. Brad S-22:22, T1+B +T2 - 48:02, R - 44:51 = 1:55:16. Snowed the day before, 22 degrees the morning of, Sue had disadvantage of early start at 8:30; Brad started at 10:30. Brad slowed by swim interference, running injury. But it's good to have the season underway! #201.
April 16, 2011 - Superfun(d) Run, 5k, Milltown. Brad 41:45, a little slower each run! Sue ran 10k, time 55:56.
April 2, 2011 - Run for the Trees 5k, Missoula. Brad 41:34.
March 19, 2011 - Wheat Montana 5k, Missoula. Another cloudy, damp winter day. Brad 41:27.
March 12-13, 2011 - Alpine ski racing, Lookout Pass, ID-MT border. 1 GS, 1 Slalom. Brad 2nd in GS, 1st in SL. Again, practice would help!
February 23-26, 2011 - Alpine ski racing, Schweitzer, Sand Point, ID. 3 Super G's, 2nd 75-79 in each, 1 GS, 2nd 75- 79. Practice would help!
January 29, 2011 - Frost Fever 5k, Missoula. Brad 38:35. Cloudy, cold, and slushy, but nice to run outdoors for a change.
September 11, 2010 - International Triathlon Union Sprint Triathlon World Championship, Budapest, Hungary. 750 meter open water swim, 20k bike, 5k run. Brad: S: 20:47, T1: 5:45, B: 41:27, T2: 5:48, R: 43:44, total 1:57:09, 6th of 8 in age group. It rained, heavy at times, during race and two days before. Water for swim was 14 degrees C, and transition area, 250 m. long, was a sea of spongy grass and mud. Cautious on bike due to huge puddles and tight corners. Very scenic course along Danube River. A little hypothermic on bike and run, but survived. Triathlon #200.
August 28, 2010 - Bitterroot Classic Triathlon, Hamilton, MT. 750 yard pool swim, 20k bike, 5k run. Brad: S: 14:58, T1 + Bike: 44:17; T2 + Run: 41:35, total time: 1:40:52. 163rd of 225 overall (115th swim, 95th bike, 212th run). Cloudy, cool day with moderate north wind. Off target times in bike and run. Head wind on bike, smoke in air from forest fires, forgot to wear GPS watch to track speed and time. Won raffle. Great triathlon! #199.
August 7, 2010 - Emmett's Most Excellent Sprint Triathlon, Emmett, Idaho. 600? m. swim, 12.4 mile bike, 3.1 mile run. Brad: S: 17:12, T1: 3:10, B: 45:32; T2: 1:42; R: 42:55, overall 1:50:16. Way off target times -- just couldn't get going. Got dusted by 84-year-old Frank French and 78-year-old Jim Gaughran. Beautiful day, well-organized tri. #198.
July 31, 2010 - Ellensburg Sprint Triathlon, Ellensburg, WA. 500 yd. swim, 13.7 mile bike, 2.7 mile run. Brad: S: 11:38 (131 of 160), T1: 1:20; B: 48:05 (53 of 160); T2: 1:19; R: 33:34 (143 of 160); overall 1:36:06 (106 of 160), 1st (and only) 70+. Another beautiful day. More climb on bike than I had anticipated. #197.
July 12, 2010 - Missoula Half Marathon, Missoula, MT. 13.1 miles. Sue - 2:07:13, 3rd of 46 60-64, 942 of 2362 overall. Brad - 3:06:16, 5th of 8 70+ (1st 75-79, oldest in race), 2035 of 2362 overall. Beautiful day for a run!
May 22, 2010 - Peak Sprint Triathlon, Missoula, MT. 500 yd. pool swim, 12.4 mi. bike, 3.1 mi. run. Brad S: 10:43, B+T1: 48:07; R+T2: 44:12, Total: 1:43:01. 79 of 88 males. 159 of 189 overall. Weather was cloudy, cool, and threatening, but no showers during my race. #196.
May 8, 2010 - YMCA Sprint Triathlon, Missoula, MT. 500 yd. pool swim, 5 mi. bike, 3.1 mi. run. Brad: S: 10:27, T1+B+T2: 19:37; R: 38:31; Total: 1:08:31. Weather was cool and windy, showers developed late in race, so had to dress for bike and run, slowing transition. #195
May 3, 2010 - Bloomsday Race, Spokane, WA. 12 kilometers with hills. Sue: 1:35:34; 18,308th of 50,661 finishers. Brad: 1:38:51; 22nd of 109, M75-79; 19,522nd of 50,661 finishers. Sunny and cool, a bit windy, but nice running weather. Sue was running with an injured arm, so had to go slower than usual. She took pictures of the bands along the way. Brad started further back than usual and was impeded by walkers.
April 24. 2010 - YMCA Riverbank Run, Missoula, MT. Brad - 10K run: 1:28:48. 1st of 3, M75-79; 441st of 505 in the race. Cloudy and cool weather. Sue was in LA visiting her sister; didn't run this year. Brad ran negative splits.
April 10, 2010 - Grizzley Triathlon, Missoula, MT. 1000 yd. pool swim, 12.4 mi. bike, 3.1 mile run. Sue: S: 22:04, T1+B+T2: 1:04:26, R: 31:15, O: 1:57:35; 1st 60+ women. Brad: S: 21:08, T1+B+T2: 53:16, R: 44:04, O: 1:58:23; 1st 70+ men. Day was cold: 22 degrees F at start, abt. 30 degrees when Brad's wave started at 9 a.m., necessitated clothing for bike, so slow transition and more wind resistance. Day warmed for Sue's start at 10:30. Difference from last year's race in transitions and bike. #194
March 29-April 2 - National Masters Alpine Skiing Championships, Sun Valley, ID. Brad - 4th Super Combined, 6th SuperG, 4th giant slalom, 4th slalom, 4th overall combined. Two days of rain-snow-fog, followed by three clear days of clear weather. One SG cancelled due to weather. Three of us were competing for that third podium spot; I missed by three tenths of a second in the GS and seven tenths of a second in the SL.
March 27 - Buttercup Run, Arlee, MT. 10K - Sue, 57:04, 1st 60+ women. 5K - Brad, 40:33, who knows, 60+ men. Cool day, nice run.
March 21-22 - Outlaw Ski Races, Lookout Pass, MT. Brad, GS, 1st 70+, SL, 1st 70+.
February 25-28 - Don Cook Memorial Ski Races, Schweitzer, ID. Brad, 2 SG, 2nd 75-79; GS, 2nd 75-79; SL, 2nd 75-79.