69 Racers “Lap The Lake” Last Saturday
By Lake County Recreation Department
Blue skies and warm weather greeted 69 finishers in the Lap the Lake race sponsored by the Lake County Recreation department this past Saturday, June 22. The race course begins and ends at the Lake County Middle School parking lot, with racers making a full lap (or more) around nearby Turquoise Lake in between.Lap The Lake, lying down! Photo: Becky Thompson
Overall top male in the 1 Lap Race was Andy Bedard from Arvada in 1:03:38 followed by David Martine from Arvada also in 1:07:39. Top female riders were Faith Clauson from Boulder in 1:14:14 followed by Jeanie Willis from Colorado Springs in 1:22:07.
In the 3 Lap Race overall winners were: Nick Traggis of Boulder in 2:14:30 with Wade Newsom of Carbondale in 2:14:39 then Gregory Strokes of Aspen in 2:15:11. The top 3 females were: Amy Bertsch of Colorado Springs in 2:44:15 with Sara Kadlec of Boulder in 2:44:41 then Sabina Kuss of Durango in 2:56:43.
Special thanks to Amber Magee and Felicia Roeder from the Lake County Recreation Department, Lake County Road and Bridge, HM timing services, the numerous volunteers and all the various businesses that donated prizes for this annual event. Keep on training for next year’s event.Racers make their next lap around Turquoise Lake. Photo: Becky Thompson