Thursday, 27 June 2013

Some recent missed results (June, 2013)

With so much racing going on by the team, we missed some important recent results!

 Jordan had an awesome race at the Tim Horton's Peach Bud 5K: He ran a PB of 17:48, breaking 18:00 for the first time, and placed 4th overall, 1st in his AG.

Mike Piazza is officially back!  He broke 40 minutes for the 10K for the first time since highschool, running 39:40, placing 9th overall and 2nd in his AG

Val had a good result at the Spartan Race, placing in the top 20 of all females

Great work team!

H+P TT: The All-Time Top 10

With the summer TT about one month away, it is a great time to look back and reflect on not only the overall records, but some of the other fast performances by our athletes.

To start, here is a summary of the top 10 fastest times ever recorded at the H+P TT.  Later we will look at some of the fastest female performances, and some of the fastest masters athletes ever.
Coach Dyce holds the record for the most appearances in our top 10 - he's there 5 separate times!
  1. 1) Lucas Wojciechowski : 6:49 (July 30th, 2012)
  2. 2) Sean Delanghe: 6:59 (November 19th, 2012)
  3. 3) Erik Vicujnik: 7:00 (July 30th, 2012)
  4. 4) Sean Delanghe: 7:01 (May 28th, 2012)
  5. 5) Greg Dyce: 7:03 (July 30th, 2012)
  6. 6) Greg: 7:04 (November 19th, 2012)
  7. 7) Sean Delanghe: 7:05 (April 2nd, 2012)
  8. 8) Greg Dyce: 706 (Sept 10th, 2012)
  9. 9) Greg Dyce: 7:09 (April 2nd, 2012)
  10. 10) Greg Dyce 7:10 (Mary 28th, 20212)

Monday, 24 June 2013

H+P Racing: June 15th-23rd

We are now in the heart of the racing season, and H+P athletes are competing all over the place.  Here are some of the team highlights over the past few weekends:

CLICK HERE to see our team results from the Waterloo Classic.

Guelph Lake Olympic Duathlon
  • Vance Lai came in 4th overall and won his AG despite racing the day before!
Guelph Lake Sprint Duathlon
  • Vance Lai just missed the top of the podium finishing 2nd overall!
Guelph Lake Olympic Triathlon
  • Ed Cyr had an awesome performance, coming in second overall, finishing in 2:01:58
  • Florian Ong come in 13th overall despite this being his first triathlong EVER
  • Adam Dixon: 2:25:44 - 51st overall, 2nd in AG
  • Keving came in about 5 minutes behind Adam- a new rivalry is born (*note- Keving races all 3 races in Guelph this weekend)
Tour de Waterloo 40km
  • Dawn Frier: 1:33:13 - 18th overall, 6th overall female, 4th in AG
Tour de Waterloo 70km
  • Bill Frier: 2:14:00 - 24th overall, 15th in AG

Muskoka 5150 Triathlon

  • Kevin Grotheer: 2:28:14 - 3rd in AG, 49th overall
  • Adam Dixon: 2:32:32 - 5th in AG, 58th overall
  • The season series is now 2-1 for Adam- we will monitor this battle all summer!
Muskoka 5150 Duathlon
  • Vance Lai had an amazing performance, once agian just missing the top of the podium, finishing in under 2 hours and placing 2nd overall
Welland Triathlon
  • Kristen Marchant: 1:30:20 - 1st in AG, 1st overall female, and an amazing 6th overall including the male athletes
Ironman Syracuse 70.3
  • Luke Eghoetz had an awesome showing, coming in 10 minutesunder 5 hours, placing 4th in his AG and 46th overall.
Ironman Mont-Tremblant 70.3
  • Ed Cyr destroyed this course, placing SECOND out of non-pro athletes!

Health and Performance at the 2013 Waterloo Classic

It was yet another great team showing by H+P at the Waterloo Classic.  Thanks to everybody from the team who showed up, competed and represented Health and Performance with pride!

We were lucky enough to win the 10K and 5K corporate categories once again (the 10K by an average of almost 20 minutes, the 5K by a mere 39 seconds!)

Here are the full team results and some of our favourite pictures from the event!

Waterloo Classic 5km
  • Aaron Mailman: 19:14 - 14th overall, 2nd in AG
  • Gillian Willard: 20:40 - 30th overall, 4th overall woman, 2nd in AG
  • Eric Lucko: 22:08 - 5th in AG
  • Warren Davey: 24:27 - 10th in AG
  • Nicole Shrigley: 25:09 - 4th in AG
  • Ed Shrigley: 25:09 - 7th in AG
  • Mike Hewitson: 25:12 - 2nd in category
  • Candice Shrigley: 25:40 - 5th in AG
  • Laura Richards: 27:10 - 2nd in category
  • Nolan Tracey: 30:56 - 12th in AG
  • H+P Team: 1st place, avg. time 20:00
Waterloo Classic 10km
  • Brenden Hancock: 35:03 - 4th overall, 3rd in AG
  • Luke Ehgoetz: 38:07 - 12th overall, 3rd in AG
  • Dave Rutherford: 38:31 - 13th overall and 1st in AG
  • Erik Vicujnik: 38:45 - 15th overall and 2nd in AG
  • Linda Farczadi: 47:02 - 10th overall women, 3rd in AG
  • Payton Thiel: 47:09 - 12th overall women, 1st in AG
  • Dragan Zubac: 47:46 - 85th overall, 11th in AG
  • Heidi Cica: 1:06:44
  • Jeremy Tracey: 47:12 - 76th overall, 1st in category
  • H+P Team: 1st place, avg. time 38:31

Monday, 3 June 2013

Health and Performance: June 1st- 2nd, 2013

Another weekend, another collection of awesome race results.  Here they are!

Phlox 25K
Dave somehow recovered from the ridiculous amount of racing he has been doing to place 4th overall and 1st in his AG (via a sprint finish, no less)  RESULTS

12 Mile Creek 1/2 Marathon

Linda destroyed 12-Mile Creek Half marathon: She finished in well under 2 hours (despite grueling conditions), won her AG, and achieving a personal best for the course!

Milton Race Weekend

Milton Sprint Triathlon

- Ed Cyr had an awesome race in the sprint tri, finishing 3rd overall (1st AG athlete, was only beaten by two pros!)
- Erik pulled off an impressive 7th place in his AG, despite being right in the middle of high volume Ironman training
- Kevin Grotheer raced his way to 11th place in his AG 
- Adam Dixon finished 8th place in his AG, about 3 minutes ahead of Kevin (is a new rivalry born?)

Milton Sprint Duathlon

-Coach Dyce had an amazing debut in the world of duathlons, placing 3rd overall
- Vance Lai showed his fitness is coming along quickly, placing 7th overall, 4th in his AG
- Alex Ni, despite not training (at all), had a great race in the duathlon!

Milton Try-a-Tri
-Mike and Megan Hamilton both had awesome races- both achieving personal bests by quite a margin!