The Stages Cycling Austin Rattler MTB and Run events, owned and produced by Life Time (NYSE: LTH), took place this Saturday, bringing more than 1,000 runners and cyclists to Reveille Peak Ranch, located less than an hour west of Austin. Athletes representing 46 states and five countries and aged 3 to 79 years old took on various event distances as part of this fun-filled family endurance weekend.
On Saturday, runners had the option of doing one, two or three laps around a 10-mile loop, which features a mix of terrain with 60% single track and 40% jeep roads. Runners participating in the 50K race kicked off the event weekend at 7:30 a.m on Saturday morning. The 20-mile and 10-mile races started at 8:30 a.m. For the MTB course, riders had the option of doing one, two or three laps around a 20-mile loop of mixed terrain. The 60-mile MTB riders took off in three waves starting at 8:00 a.m., followed by the 40-mile MTB at 8:15 a.m, and the 20-mile MTB at 8:20 a.m. There was also a Kids Fun Ride/Run on Friday.
“It’s super exciting to see this event grow to be a sold-out event, with riders and runners coming from all over, descending on the Texas Hill Country to experience the scenic views and thrilling terrain of the area,” said Peter Spencer, Event Manager at Life Time. “Today’s beautiful weather and the amazing energy from the spectators, participants, volunteers and staff, made for a truly memorable race weekend, complete with first class racing and Texas-style post-race party.”
The Austin Rattler event is the final event on the Leadville Race Series 2022 calendar and is a qualifier for the Life Time Leadville Trail 100 Run presented by La Sportiva and the Stages Cycling Leadville Trail 100 MTB. There are a total of 40 LT100 qualifier coins up for grabs at each Austin Rattler Run & MTB events. Of the 40 total coins, 20 slots for each event are distributed based on performance while the other 20 slots for each event are distributed through the event lottery.
Austin Rattler Ride Results:
60-mile ride – women’s division:
- Samantha Campbell, 17, of Austin, Texas with a time of 5:20:44
- Venny Alub, 35, of New Waverly, Texas with a time of 5:48:49
- Sheree Tomba, 35, of Dallas, Texas with a time of 5:54:03
60-mile ride – men’s division:
- Brett Tack, 38, of Lafayette, Colo. with a time of 4:16:01
- Pablo Cruz, 30, of Wichita Falls, Texas with a time of 4:19:34
- Bob McCarty, 50, of Cooper City, Fla. with a time of 4:20:07
40-mile ride – women’s division:
- Joanne Schmitz, 67, of Walla Walla, Wash. with a time of 4:23:50
- Sarah Oh, 50, with a time of 4:42:09
- Elena Lorenzini, 49, of Spring, Texas with a time of 4:50:06
40-mile ride – men’s division:
- Joey Pratt, 48, with a time of 3:17:42
- Philip Carson, 31, with a time of 3:51:25
- Jason Pinchback, 50, of Dripping Springs, Texas with a time of 3:51:44
20-mile ride – women’s division:
- Kate Kosartes, 33, of Bella Vista, Ark. with a time of 2:07:35
- Brittanie Groesbeck, 51, of Oklahoma City, Okla. with a time of 2:23:30
- Margaret Myrick, 42, of Austin, Texas with a time of 2:37:19
20-mile ride – men’s division:
- Grant Seade, 14, of Austin, Texas with a time of 1:34:18
- Eddie Seade, 56, of Austin, Texas with a time of 1:43:20
- Christian Maurtua, 33, of Austin, Texas with a time of 1:44:29
Austin Rattler Run Results:
50K run – women’s division:
- Michele Perez-Lopez, 26, of Broomfield, Colo. with a time of 4:24:06
- Tatiana Rypinksi, 29, of Houstin, Texas with a time of 4:35:18
- Hisa Turner, 31, with a time of 4:38:29
50K run – men’s division:
- Travis Lavin, 34, of Golden, Colo. with a time of 3:26:45
- Sean Bowman, 38, of Bloomington, Ind. with a time of 3:31:36
- Jay Vogel, 31, of Denver, Colo. with a time of 3:40:38
50K run – non-binary division:
- Ryan Montgomery, 28, of Coalville, Utah with a time of 3:27:36
20-mile run – women’s division:
- Kelly Nix, 37, of Dallas, Texas with a time of 3:21:50
- Jill Olson, 43, of Erie, Colo. with a time of 3:43:58
- Darby Armont, 46, of Austin, Texas with a time of 3:56:06
20-mile run – men’s division:
- Roger Montes, 43, of Woodland Park, Colo. with a time of 2:27:40
- Hunter Hundley, 23, of Austin, Texas with a time of 2:59:20
- Fletcher Maffett, 38, of Asheville, NC with a time of 3:03:38
10-mile run – women’s division:
- Kathryn Campbell, 38, of Dallas, Texas with a time of 1:27:36
- Kayla Tate, 34, of Austin, Texas with a time of 1:29:21
- Shanna Durr, 43, with a time of 1:34:43
10-mile run – men’s division:
- Ricky Symington, 32, of Saint George, Utah with a time of 1:13:10
- Wesley Brown, 36, of Temple, Texas with a time of 1:17:17
- Mark Fry, 35, of Austin, Texas with a time of 1:21:03
To view all Life Time athletic events, visit: https://my.lifetime.life/athletic-events.html.
The Stages Cycling Austin Rattler MTB & Run is owned and produced by Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand. This event is among more than 30 premier athletic events owned by the company, including Garmin UNBOUND Gravel, Verizon New York City Triathlon, Chicago Triathlon, and Miami Marathon.
About the Leadville Race Series
Started with only 45 runners as the Leadville Trail 100 Run in 1983, the Leadville Race Series now consists of seven running events and four mountain biking events, plus six events in the Leadville Qualifying Series. The Race Series stretches across three months, and hosts thousands of racers on foot and on mountain bikes in some of the world’s most iconic events. Endurance athletes worldwide now make the pilgrimage to Leadville, Colo., with the single goal of competing in “The Race Across the Sky.” Visit www.leadvilleraceseries.com for more information.
About Life Time®, Inc.
Life Time (NYSE: LTH) empowers people to live healthy, happy lives through its portfolio of nearly 160 athletic country clubs across the United States and Canada. The company’s healthy way of life communities and ecosystem address all aspects of healthy living, healthy aging, and healthy entertainment for people 90 days to 90+ years old. Supported by a team of more than 30,000 dedicated professionals, Life Time is committed to providing the best programs and experiences through its clubs, iconic athletic events, and comprehensive digital platform.
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