Mike Wardian not only won the Mad City 100k on Sat. he broke the course record by 20 minutes!!!! The Mad City was the USA National Championships. Holding the old course record was Greg Crowther with a time of 7:14:31. The new course record set by Mike is 6:56:57!!!!
For results: http://www.madcity100k.com/home.php
Top 5 men:
Mike Wardian: 6:56:57
Steve Stowers: 7:14:34
Adam Lint: 7:19:06
Mark Godale: 7:36:31
Zach Gingerich: 8:19:20
Top 5 women:
Carolyn Smith: 8:25:26
Connie Gardner: 8:52:07
Ann Heaslett: 9:40:37
Mary Gorski: 10;54:08
Serina Seiler: 11:37:47
We got 3 emails last night from Mike and his wife Jenn.
1. said its my Birthday (Mikes) and I just won a trip to Italy!!! It will be so great running for the USA! (this is where the World 100k race will be)
2. Mike said: I had a great race and thank you for the support
3. Mike said: I can not wait to go back and run the Marathon des Sables again in 2009!!!
Congratulations to all who ran races or did anything to get off the couch this weekend:)
My road to Badwater training this weekend:
Friday: 3 hours running and walking on big hills:) Versa climber and rowing machine
Sat. spin on the bike, versa and rowing machine
Sun. 1:40 run. A great deal on the track with pick ups. Stair work for 20 minutes.