It is the early Autumn which means that it is cross country and marathon season! The DTC took part in many races in our home state as well as Kansas and Minnesota. Our race recap is as follows:
-September 12th: Jeo Mendez took the win at the Alumni 5k at Ottawa University with a 15:30!
-September 19th: Yianna Antonopoulos finished 19th overall behind packs of ASU and CSU-P athletes at Colorado College’s XC meet in Colorado Springs.
-September 27th: Brittni Hutton Was the first Coloradan to finish the USATF Colorado’s Half-Marathon Championships, but the prize money was given to a USATF Arizona runner. Brittni won that race. #FreeBrittni #BHuttNation
-October 3rd: Peter Boryla, Rob Blaskiewicz, Megan Derschang, and Yianna Antonopoulos represented the DTC at Metro State’s XC meet in Denver. Yianna improved to 8th overall at this meet. Megs participated on a month of training, but managed to do some damage! Peter raced further than 800m for the first time in his life! Although Rob is a masters runner, he managed to hang with the young guys!
-October 4th: Jeannie Jeannie Freis, Ruth Waller-Liddle, and Jessie Hecht all raced the Hot Chocolate 5k (Denver) Jeannie scored a 1st place age group win, Ruth took second overall, and Jessie used the race as a training run for the Chicago Marathon.
Kaitlyn Morgan placed 12th overall at the Big Sky Trail Marathon in FoCo!
Brandon Birdsong raced in the USATF 10 Mile Championships in Minneapolis, MN! This was our teams first entry into an elite road race!
Great work DTC! You guys are the best!