ZVC was well represented this past weekend in four different races and with many podium and notable finishes! ZVC Zia racers, Greg Albright, Kathy Alvarez, Marcel Berger, Tamatha Brock, Santiago Chavez, Jerry Garcia, Chris Schlabach, and Al Senft along with ZVC Velo racers, Eric Collins, Patrick Holland, Francis Horton, David Hughes, Tim Ketelaar, Luis Martinez, Eric Sortomme, and Isa Vazquez, competed in the Adoption Exchange Omnium, a two-day race including a time trial, criterium, and road race. ZVC is proud to say they had five Omnium podiums. Marcel Berger raced hard in the road race to finish first and gain a 3rd place spot on the podium for the Men’s Pro/1/2/3 category. Tamatha Brock placed in all three events earning her a 3rd place spot on the Omnium podium, literally missing the 1st place Omnium by less than one inch. Kathy Alvarez had an impressive 1st place finish in the time trial and earned a 4th place spot on the Omnium podium. Patrick Holland had remarkable finishes all three events and earned a very impressive 1st place spot on the Masters Men podium. Francis Horton also had notable finishes in all three events and earned a 1st place spot on the Cat 5 Mens podium. Other notable event finishes include, Al Senft who earned 2nd place in the time trial, Jerry Garcia earned 3rd place in the time trial, Greg Albright earned 6th place in the time trial, Chris Schlabach earned 2nd place in the criterium, Isa Vasquez earned 3rd place in the criterium, and Eric Collins earned 4th place in the road race.
We also are proud to share that ZVC Zia racer, Terry Casey, a ZVC Zia racer participated in a the Ironman 70.3 all the way in Oceanside, CA, with an impressive finish. Closer to home, ZVC Velo racer, Gary Bell, earned 2nd place in the Cat 1 30-39 this weekend in the Coyote Classic mountain bike race, in El Paso, TX, and was the 6th overall fastest . Also, racing this weekend were ZVC Velo racers Norm Desrochers and Jason McClure in the Sul Ross Sprint Triatholan, located in Alpine, Texas. Jason came in 5th and Norm in 6th in a very competitive field.
Adoption Exchange, Coyote Classic, and Ironman 70.3 Photos below of ZVC racers (Photos taken by Russ McCoy, Tamatha Brock, and Rebecca Reza)
Few more pictures coming in…