RAAM Finishers Update

Race Across AMerica – update

Swiss Sweep RAAM

As reported, the under 50 solo men was won by Reto Schoch (of  Switzerland), setting a new RAAM pace record at 8 days, 6 hours, and 29 minutes, while “Trixy Dragon” (Trix Zgraggen) also of Switzerland, won the solo under 50 female category with a time of 10 days 13 hours and 59 minutes with an average speed of 15.05 and 11.79 mph respectively.

Solo Men <50:
The Austrians claimed 2nd, and 3rd with Christoph Strasser (Austria) finishing 3 hours behind Reto with an average speed of 14.82 mph, and Gerhard GULEWICZ finishing in 9 days, 11 hours, and 12 minutes with an average speed of 13.17.

Joan Deitchman (<50, CAN) finished today in 12:18:46 (d,h,m), with an average speed of 9.76 mph.

It looks like Janet Christiansen (50+,USA) will finish in about 2 hours.

Dave Elsberry (+60, USA) has finished well ahead of  Hans Georg Haus (+60, GER) in 12 days, 8 hours, and 44 minutes, while Hans finished 9 hours behind Dave to claim 2nd.

United 4 Health (70-74, USA) finished in 6 days, 13 hours, and 13 minutes managing an incredible average speed of 19.04 mph!

FOREVER YOUNG PAC MASTERS (75+, USA) finished in 9 days, 7 hours, and 11 minutes for an average speed of 13.41 mph.

John Williams (of San Clemente Cyclery) and his mixed team (60+, USA), Team Kinema, will finish today around noon our time. Go John! Go Kinema!

The record set last year of 6 days, 11 hours by the 4Raw Milk Cats will stand, as Love, Sweat & Gears finished in 7 days, and 36 minutes with an average speed of 17.75, well off the blistering pace set by the Milk Cats at 19.22 mph.

Solo leader board is here, while the team leader board is here.

All for now.
:-Sprocket