Wilmington Squad is Marching into March


Charles Buckland finishes the hilly and windy and muddy Antarctica Marathon!!!  What a huge achievement and an awesome adventure for this Without Limits Wildebeest! Charles Buckland, You are Without Limits!


Cardinal Strut

Tay Filer – Masters Overall winner – great training run for WB FULL 38:40
Alice Kassens – Masters Overall Female Winner – also a great training run for WB FULL 39:51
Harrison Brown – 2nd in AG 20-24  36:20 PR
Dakota Foskey – AG Winner 20-24 41:51 WB Half Workout race!
Rocco Quaranto AG Winner 30-34 39:40 WB FULL workout race
Jeremy Snodgrass 2nd AG winner 40:21 WB FULL workout race
Karen Eckberg – 1st AG winner 30-34 38:53 WB FULL workout race
Ryan Hilton – 3rd AG winner 30-34 42:50 BOSTON workout race
Erin Hogston – 1st AG winner 38:44 WB FULL workout race
Shawn Wellersdick – 1st AG winner 40-44 42:48 BOSTON workout race
Walt Greer – 2nd AG 40-44 43:32 PR
Ty Rabon – 3rd AG 40-44 44:26
Bridget Phillips – 1st AG 40-44 40:28
Todd Rodzik – 1st AG 45-49 40:06
Phillip Davis 1st AG 55-59 48:48 – BOSTON workout race
Michael Jones:  The newest WOL member running his first race with the group and running strong!  



Eddie Buchanan – 1st AG 5K 65-59 21:16
Dave Dupont 2nd AG 5K 55-59 22:26


Azalea Triathlon

Matt Wisthoff: wins the whole damn thing.
Tom Clifford – 2nd overall PR at Azalea
Harrison Brown:  Takes 3rd OA and a PR at Azalea!
Mark Dillon – 3rd Age group
Marcy Waters – Enjoyed her first race back from IMNC, she also rocked the Paris Island sprint in SC winning her AG! Awesome Marcy
Beth Brampton – 5 min PR
Jennifer Barker  – 1st in AG
Lauren Stephenson – great job on the swim and run!
Jennie Mott – had a great day and got to race|
Walt Greer – Jumping in the Tri-Fun before WB Marathon!
Ray Caffee – 6th in AG 35-39
Ren Rotondo:  1st AG and PR at Azalea with a solid day across the board!
Dave Dupont: Getting his confidence back and it was awesome to see Dave rockin all 3 sports
Shawn Rhodes: Wiping off the sprint racing cobwebs with a 1st AG in the midst of long course racing!  Way to go Rockstar


UNCW 5K – Aaron Kolk jumped back into the game at the collegiate track meet at UNCW running a 16:13 and 2nd overall.  His 2nd race since November 2014 and a year off with Achilles surgery.


Umstead Marathon:

Patrick Horning ran a 4:18 trail marathon at the Umstead marathon. His hard work and joy for life made for a great day in the challenging hills at Umstead State Park.  Patrick has come so far in his training.

Blue Clay Breakout

6 miler:

Amber Barber –  1st overall female 6 miler
Nicole Moss– Smiling and loving the trails.
Jack Carroll – Back to back races and has a blast on some trails!
Mary Margaret McEachern – gearing up for QWB Half
Marianna Boucher– Great training run on the trails!  She said she remembered to pick her feet up- AFTER a fall….!

Coastal Masters Invitational

Kyle Shepard – Swimming fast and almost breaks :30 in the 50yd Free
Erin Green – Crushed her 500yd Free!
Shannon Haggerty – huge improvement in just a year!!
Jennie Mott – dropped seconds on all her events 🙂
Jack Carroll – improved all his from from last year!

Badwater Cape Fear:
Beth Greer has worked very hard and with a big goal in mind. She completed her first 50 miler (51 miles) at the Badwater Cape Fear. She is an example of someone that came from being self coached and stayed injured to someone that followed a plan and reached a goal she wasn’t sure she would ever be able to do. All the extras (strength, yoga, core, foam rolling and taking rest days) paid off and she reached her goal. Congrats Beth!

Myrtle Beach Full/Half Marathon

Christine Bean– Finished the half in 2:30… her second 13.1 in less than a month 🙂 Go Chris!
Frances White– Another half marathon completed and just in time to make it to the    Duke/Carolina game where she could celebrate both!  Great race Frances!!
Lauren Stephenson – she’s been killing it and training hard – you go girl!


Lo Tide

Eddie won overall masters male in under 21:00.  20:45 not bad for age 66
Renee Griffen PRed with a 23:41 and took 1st masters female!
Judy Williams ran a great race despite nursing a sore achilles 34:38.  Christine Bean (10k) 3rd place AG win with a 1:04:15! Janet Coleman (10k) enjoyed her favorite St. Patrick’s race, finishing with a 1:05:55! Audra Heins finished the 10k (1:11:05) in good spirits with a big smile! Carrie Cheatham always enjoys a fun race with great friends ~ 1:16:24 Great 10k finish Carrie!

Congratulations Rockstar Melanie Meadows with a new half marathon PR at Tobacco Road!!  You did it and broke the 2:30 barrier with a 2:27!!!  Awesome.   Melanie has the heart and courage of a Lion and the mental toughness of Yoda combined all together.  So excited for you!

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