A Speedy June for Wilmington Athletes

You know you are a RUNNER when, in the summer, your tan lines are from your WOL racing singlets and tanks… NOT your bathing suits.

KANZA 200
Bud woodrum placed 8th overall with single speed in one of the most grueling gravel grinders in the world.  214 miles. He even found time for a photo-op! Great job and great photo Bud.

ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ
Congrats to Coach Wisty who placed 8th overall and had a great race.
Congrats to Mark Austin and Anna Maltby for being ESCAPEES, and for also having great races. Way to represent WOL in the west team!

BRIDGE TO BRIDGE RUN
B2B is always a fun and challenging race and the WOL team showed up and raced strong! Congratulations to Kyle Shepard, Janet Colman, Ned Glascock, Anthony Enoch and Chris B. Great races by all.

RALEIGH 70.3 IRONMAN
Coach Aaron Kolk had a great race and placed 2nd in his age group, way to represent! He was in great company with fellow athletes Jack Carroll, Walt Greet (who came back for more after Chatty), Father Richard Sutter, Ryan Redd (swim/bike), Jamie Ash (Swim/bike) and Charlie Jackson. Great job and awesome finishes by these rock star athletes.

RALEIGH 13.1
Anthony Running Alpha Enoch conquered the Raleigh, NC Race. Congrats to YO ANTHONY ENOCH!

THE BIG RUN
Level 1 swept the podium in the 60-69 AG! Way to go ladies, you sure are getting fast! Among them were Janet Colman 2nd place AG, Tricia Bennett 3rd place AG, Chris B 1st place AG, Luciana Wilson, Becky McGhee and Andrea Milman. Congratulation to all of the level 1 athletes for beating the heat and having a great race.

Levels 2 & 3 had a great turnout as well as great races.
Rob Ward 2nd overall
Brittany Perkins 3rd overall and 1st female
Coach Tom 4th overall 3rd male
Karen Eckberg 2nd female overall
Keith Parrella 1st masters
Ray Soporowski 1st in AG
Shawn Rhodes 3rd in AG
Bridget Phillips 1st masters
Beth Ann Soporowski 1st AG
John Cockrum 1st AG
Will Darrough 2nd AG
Todd Fisher 2nd AG
Shawn Wellersdick 4th AG
Anna Miller 2nd AG
Phillip Davis 2nd AG
Allison Shofe 3rd AG
Allison Mumford 4th AG
Shawn Tunis 1st AG
Phil Jewett 5th AG
Kelly Moore
       

COMRADS MARATHON
Congrats to Charles Buckland! He finished the Comrades Marathon (56 miles) very strong! His hard work and many miles paid off! This was #10 for him. Get going, you are WITHOUT LIMITS.

EAGLEMAN
Congrats to Josh Bautz – despite not being able to swim for nearly 6 weeks, he still had a great race and a great swim by doing stretch cords and believing in the plan.

3 LITTLE PIGS TRIATHLON
There were a lot of piggy trophies that came back to Wilmington! Way to go team.
Ronnie Hicks -3rd overall
Todd Midgett 5th overall and 2nd masters
Kyle Shepard 11th overall and 2nd AG
Lindsay Dean 8th overall and 2nd in AG
Kelli Curbo 1st in AG and 1st Triathlon!
Charlie Jackson big PR

GRANDMA’S MARATHON
Congrats Michael Enz who completed his 23rd marathon, 13th State and 11th consecutive year of having a Boston Marathon Qualifying time. You are a rock star and there are no limits for your continued growth.

BLUEBERRY FEST 5K
A lot of fun was had by our SPEEDY team. Thank you to all who came out to race, cheer and support WOL.
Coach Tom 15:45
Coach Aaron 16:28
Coach Fischetti 17:29
Congrats to all of the WOL YOUTH Team who competed!

ARIZONA SPRINT DISTANCE TRIATHLON
Congrats to Michelle Bonathan for taking 10 minutes off her sprint distance triathlon and winning 1st in AG.

GLACIER HALF MARATHON
Elizabeth Allen had a great race given the very tough conditions with high elevation, steep grade hills, head-wind, sleet and constant rain. Fought through it and finished. Training continues as she works towards other big goals. You proved you are WITHOUT LIMITS and can conquer anything, way to go.

CAROLINA BEACH DOUBLE SPRINT
Without Limits had a great turnout and podium finishes at the CBDS. Andrea Milman had a huge PR and took 12 minutes off her bike time, congratulations! Jennifer Barker placed 3rd in AG after completing a hard brick workout the day before! Massimo Crudeli is training smart and finished strong, way to go.
Other great podium top finishes included:
Lawrence Landrigan 2nd in AG
Kyle Shepard 1st AG
Frank Fisher 2nd AG
Ed McDermot 3rd in AG
Phillip Davis 3rd AG
Paul Denison 2nd in AG
Cory Maarschalk  3rd in AG
Phil Jewett
David McBride 6th in AG

BLOOD SWEAT AND GEARS 50 MILER
John Cockrum and Matt Henrie both had great races. It was a good location, with good friends, and good times.  Nice work!

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