August races were hot, hot, Hot!

The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.

~ Morihei Ueshiba

Lake Logan Half
Ron Hicks had a very nice 15th place finish racing at Full IM Pace! Now that’s Without Limits.
Coach Brian had a great race and finished 31st overall, great job coach.
Justin Privette really improved on a few things and learned some new lessons. Justin continues to learn about himself and become more knowledgeable with training. Great job!

Lake Logan Olympic
Coach Aaron placed 5th overall and used this race as a great prep for 70.3 Worlds in September. Go get’em coach.

Lake Logan Sprint
Cate Piech had a great return to racing as she took on the hills with a big smile the whole way. Can you say #dowork …!

SWEDEMAN TRIATHLON

Congrats to the Wilmington Folks who did the Swedeman Extreme Triathlon.  Phillip Davis, Erin Green, and Sami Winter all from ILM headed to Sweden to conquer the tri.  Unfortunately 50% of the field was not able to complete the tri due to crazy conditions and terrain that was humbling.  Still a valiant effort. We got a chance to talk to Phillip and Erin about it and they were very happy with the effort and described the race as an enormous challenge.  Cheers to you all.

USAT Nationals
Michelle Bonathan raced with the best and had a blast on the big stage. She PR’ed her 10k off the bike. Stellar performance from Michelle.

Run for the Light 5k
Katie Elzer-Peters said she had an awesome race.  Wasn’t a “normal” 5k PR but it was a SUMMER 5k PR!

Summer Sizzler 5k & 10k
It was a super hot one but Becky McGhee, Dina McGrogan and Ned Glascock still showed up and had a great race.

TarWheels BikeFest
Erin Jackson and Ryan Reed truly enjoyed a great ride together.  Way to cycle strong and have fun together!

Asheville Spartan
Anna Maltby completed this fun course and showed her strength as she continues on with her marathon and swim training. Keep pushing through limits… we’re excited to see you race this fall.

Bald Head Race
Katie Peters and Francis White both had a blast and great races. Way to go team!

Annapolis 10 miler
Patrick Horning rocked those 10 miles and represented the Without Limits team.

USATF Age Group Nationals
Jamie Ash won the Quantico Tri after coming off a long training season and a build up for KONA IRONMAN!  Congrats Jamie.

USATF Masters 5K:

Alice Kassens makes her debute after some time off with a strong start!

Copperhead 20K and 20K Relay
There were a ton of WOL teams out there having a blast.  Congrats to everyone who ran in the woods in the summer! Props to handicap winners, Bridget Phillips (3rd overall) and Team SWEAT DREAMS for their overall team win (Brittany, Tay, Erin, and Beth Ann).

Also shout out to all of the Individual finishers: Kaylyn Peck (Fastest female) Keith Parrella (fastest male) Todd Fisher, Kyle Shepard, Henry Cherry, Allison Shofe, Shermin Criner, Chad Towne, Susan Shafer, 

  

  

Patrick Henry Half Marathon
Anthony Enoch put in another great training day at the Patrick Henry ½ in Ashland, VA and completed it just under 3 hours. Good job brotha Yo Anthony!

Mt. Fuji Hike
Bryan Haas climbed Mt. Fuji in a typhoon!  Who can say they have done that? Way to Embrace the Challenge and put in a good day’s work.

Xterra EX2 Off-Road Triathlon and Dualthon
Jason Klaitman rocked the old school WOL gear during his incredible trail race, and found himself solo and in the lead for some great photos! Awesome job Jason.

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