2021 ~ 1st Annual BROKEN RECORD MTB CHALLENGE
Posted on September 26, 2021
by Kristal Romans
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HOW EXCITING THIS 1ST ANNUAL MTB 3 HR & 6 HR RACE WAS!! IT WAS HELD ON THE AWESOME TRAILS AT KERSHAW-RYAN STATE PARK IN CALIENTE NEVADA ON MAY 8TH, 2021. WHAT A GREAT BUNCH OF PARTICIPANTS OF ALL AGES, ALL COMPETITIVE AND WORKED HARD.
~Result Highlights for the 6 Hr Race~
☆6 HR Open Overall Finisher & Top Male Finisher, MATT WOODRUFF from Meridian Idaho. Completed 10 laps, totaling 65 miles in 5:40:51! Matt also had the fastest lap for the day by 2.5 secs, Lap 2 – 32:30.5! Fantastic!
☆2nd Place Open Overall Finisher in the 6 Hr Race, MARK MAZZA from Carson NV. Also completed 10 laps for 65 miles in 5:58:43! Had the 2nd fastest lap, also Lap 2 – 32:33!
》These two stayed with each other, really pushing each other. It was so cool to watch them battle. Matt & Mark were the only two to complete 10 laps in 6 hrs! Just Badass & Awesome!
☆3rd Place Overall Finisher in the 6 Hr Race & our 1st place Kiddo in the Youth Category (17&under),
15 yr old COOPER CALLAHAN from St George UT. This amazing young man completed 8 laps for a total of 52 miles in 5:38:50! Outstanding!
☆4th Place Overall Finisher in the 6 Hr Race & our Top Female Finisher also, goes NANCY HERMS from Ely Nv and total badass who just competed in an half Ironman last weekend! She completed 7 laps for a total of 45.5 miles in 6:34:52! Had some mechanical issues on last lap but got fixed up and finished! Awesome just awesome!
》So proud of all my 6 Hr Participants, you all kicked some butt and are my idols! Well done to all! And thank you for allowing me to watch your awesomeness and get to know you all!
~Result Highlights for the 3 Hr Race~
☆1st Place Overall Finisher for the 3 Hr Open Race & Top Male Finisher, TRITON MANZO from Winnemucca Nv! He completed 5 Laps for a total of 32.5 miles in 2:51:10! Triton was the only rider in the 3 hr race to complete 5 laps. The first picture is him with his kiddo. His kids were great, they had the “cowbell”! We’d all say to them, “more cowbell”, lol!! It was perfect
☆2nd Place Overall Finisher in the Open 3 Hr was BRYAN CHESSER from Kanab Ut. Bryan completed 4 laps, totaling 26 miles in 2:53:55!
☆3rd Place Overall Finisher in the Open3 Hr was LEVI GARCIA from Ely Nv, he also completed 4 laps for 26 miles in 3:14:44!
☆Our 9th Place Finisher in the 3 Hr Open & our Top Female, LINDSAY COSTELLO from Ely Nv. She completed 3 laps for a total of 19.5 miles in 2:50:17!.
☆5th Place Overall Finisher & our 1st Place Kiddo in Youth Division (17&Under) was 16 yr old KASON ERNEST from Ely Nv. This amazing young man completed 3 Laps for 19.5 miles in 2:33:37!
☆Also in the Youth Division, 2nd place Kiddo went to CARTER NIELSON, who also completed 3 laps, 19.5 miles in 2:49:24! 3rd Place went to AVA AHLVERS, who completed 2 laps, 13 miles in 2:23:21! Both of these two were 13 yrs old and also from Ely Nv. Not pictured! Ely Nv Sweep
ABSOLUTELY AMAZING group of participants in this 3 Hr race. Fantastic job, you all are my idols also! What a pleasure to watch them all push through the hills and heat. Thank you all for supporting this event by being there!
Some more awards at Broken Record 3&6 Hr MTB Challenge
☆First picture is our youngest participant that competed was CHASE GARCIA, 6 yrs old! This little one guy did 1 Lap of 6.5 miles in 1:24:46! He gets the Youngest Rider Award and is just sooo darn cool in my book! Well done little man! Proud of you!
☆Second picture is BREANNA NIELSON, 10 yrs old, and she got the Hard Luck Award. She completed 2 Laps, 13 miles in 3:27:55! She was wore out, God Bless her. She finished her last lap and possibly had a bit of heat exhaustion, she started to cry but she had all of our attention and respect from us all. She did get cooled down and she did so awesome. Great job Breanna, hope to see you keep up the good work!
☆Third picture is MARCIANO PIMENTAL, he competed in the 6 Hr race and this feller not only traveled 10 hours from San Francisco CA to Caliente Nv but he was happy and smiling every time he came through timing area. What a great spirit! He completed 5 laps, 32.5 miles in 5:01:30! He receives the Furthest Traveled & the Funnest Rider awards! Thank Marciano for being so happy about riding miles and miles over and over again!
☆The last two pictures are my oldest participants, Barbara & Terry. Both competed in the 3 hr race and completed 3 laps, 19.5 miles. This proves that age is just a number and strenuous activities like this keeps you looking and feeling great!!
So no matter the age be sure to sign up for next year’s race!!
Congratulations to 5 riders, thank you for humoring me with these fun side awards!
THANK YOU TO ALL THESE WONDERFUL PARTICIPANTS AND CAN NOT WAIT TILL NEXT YEAR!!
RRA, RACE DIRECTOR/OWNER
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