USAT Age Group Nationals, Colorado Does Well!

Jim Halberg with Mike Wein

By Bill Plock

The USAT Age Group Nationals took place the weekend in Cleveland, Ohio. The Olympic distance race was Saturday and the Sprint race was Sunday. 20 Coloradans were on the podium!

Seven Coloradans were on the podium in the Olympic Distance:

Lockett Wood and Eileen Croissant both earned first place in the 80 to 84 category. Steph Popelar took second in the 50 to 54. Laura McDonald (35-39) and Tim Hola (45-49) both were third. Lori Dandley (65-69) was fourth and Amy Peters (40-44) finished 5th.

In the Sprint Distance, 13 Coloradans were on the podium;

  • 1st Carter Brand (15-19)
  • 1st Lockett Wood (80-84)
  • 2nd Jonathan Mason (40-44)
  • 3rd Jack Welber (80-84)
  • 4th, Kirk Framke (45-49), Peter Valentyik (50-54), Allicia Caldwell 55-59
  • 5th, Cassidy Hickey (15-19), Katie Cullingford (25-29), Jim Halberg (40-44) Neal McLaughlin (60-64), Nancy Mallon (70-74), Susan Griffin-Kaklikian (60-64)
Dana Willett, Amy Miller, Jim Hallberg, relaxing afterwards

Congrats to all Coloradans who competed!! To find all results and search by name go HERE

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