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Rock/Creek Race Team Fall Update

August has been a good month among our broad age group of sponsored Rock/Creek Race Team Members.
Gartman_Nationals 2009Starting with August 8th, our youngest race team member, Johanna Gartman, competed at the Junior Elite National Championships in Colorado Springs, CO with a 750m swim, 20k bike ride and 5k run for a 4th place finish in the Junior Elite female age group 16-19 years old. She finished in 1:07:49.0. Here’s a picture of Johanna #88 tearing it up on the bike.
The second major accomplishment by our Race Team: Matt Sims and Sheridan Ames’ great accomplishment of fifth place overall for the 80+ Men age group at the Gore-Tex TransRockies Run. This 6-day stage race took place between Buena Vista and Beaver Creek, CO from August 23-28th and provided beautiful weather for Sims and Ames to finish with a total time of 20:38:00. Full race coverage of the Gore-Tex TransRockies Run 2009 can be found at http://transrockies.com/transrockiesrun/news/ including videos, pictures and full results. Matt came into the office yesterday to share a few photos and stories. He’s promised to write a race report, so we’ll post that when we get it as well.Rock/Creek Race Team Members Matt Sims & Sheridan Ames
Thank you to Johanna, Matt and Sheridan for carrying the Rock/Creek Race Team name well, and showing the world what you are made of.
It has been a tremendous inspiration to see all age groups excel with their talents and passions for triathlons, trail running and some friendly competition.
Keep it up Rock/Creek Race Team!

More to come with this years upcoming Rock/Creek Trail Series races:
Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k & 11 Miler
October 3, 2009
A premiere trail run along the Cumberland plateau with 2200ft elevation gain on a beautiful dirt packed trail. The weekend is full of events with guest speaker Dean Karnazes and the StumJump 50k run. Check out the Schedule of events at https://www.rockcreek.com/dean
*Don’t put registration off any longer for the StumpJump. Registration is almost full.
Register for the StumpJump HERE >>>
Upchuck 50k
November 14, 2009
The toughest trail marathon in existence! Join us if you dare, for this minimally supported out and back single track wonder.
Registration open now.