Elm Creek Series Results

February 16, 2012

Conditions: Temperature: 38F, calm with a light rain freeze, conditions became quite fast. The tracks made it hard to get kick, it was a double pole race for the classic. The race course is 2 laps of 2.5k full Valley Trail loop.

Race distance: 5K, both classic and freestyle, mass start.

Freestyle Race Results:
Trevor Drake 11:23 (men’s freestyle winner)
Lazelo Alberti (Team Birkie) 11:24
Craig Stolen 11:53
Ian Torchia 11:57
Ben Lindberg 12:11
Darren Halzle 12:16
Nathaniel Johnson 12:46
Chris Smith 14:24
Tim Hieb 14:32
Tim LaCroix 15:23
Dale Heaton 15:31
Steve Cirks 17:18
Beth Maus 17:19 ( Women’s freestyle winner)

Classic Race Results:
Trevor Drake 13:38 ( Men’s Classic winner)
Ian Torchia 13:53
Ben Lindberg 14:04

It was a very close skate race with Team Birkie ( Lazelo Alberti ) leading until Trevor Drake came from behind for the” Kill”! to finish first!

Trevor also took home the gold in the classic race. Very strong finishers were turn in by Beth Maus, Steve Cirks (King), Dale Heaton, Tim LaCroix and Darren Halzle. The last race series is this coming Wed. Feb. 22, tune up for Birkie, See you at Elm Creek!

Melinda Silbernick, race director