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Success Stories

 

 

2004 Inside Triathlon All American ~ Duathlon

Linda Lamm ~ W/55-59 4th in AG

Qualified and competed in World Championships

2005 ~ Newcastle, Australia

2006 ~ Corner Brooke, Newfoundland

2006 鲯nman Canada

3rd AG - 15:18:33 (Kona Qualifier)

 

2004 Inside Triathlon All American ~ Duathlon

Leroy Lamm ~ M/65-69 4th in AG

Qualified and competed in World Championships

2005 ~ Newcastle, Australia

2006 ~ Corner Brooke, Newfoundland

  

Mandi Harris -2007.pdf

 

 Melia Foley (Triathlete)

(Female ᧥ 33 - 2008)

Had completed one half ironman distance (7:22:55 w/4:00 Penalty 鯲8/07)

Began coaching 4/07/08

5/10/08 絬f Coast Half Ironman

6:58:48 a 20:07 PR

7/13/08 㨡ttanooga Waterfront Triathlon / Chattanooga, TN

Initial goal to finish the event under 3:00

2:59:48 a 16:24 PR (Previous best time 3:16:12)

11/01/08 鲯nman Florida / Panama City, FL

Goal was to finish the event under 13 hours (1st Ironman Distance)

12:57:48

1/10/09 䩳ney World Half-Marathon / Orlando, FL

Goal was to finish the event under 2 hours

1:57:21

  

George Darden (Cyclist/Triathlete) ᴬanta, GA

(Male ᧥ 34 -2008)

Initial Goal for 2008 season to become nationally ranked as a CAT 4 Cyclist

Good aerobic base, former runner had been cycling for a few years and had ridden a couple of century rides. Began racing as a CAT 5 cyclist.

Began coaching in July 2008 by the season튥nd in October finished the reason with the following rankings:

CAT 5/30-34 AG Road Race ᳴

CAT 5 GA Road Race 긼sup>th

CAT 5/30-34 AG Criterium ἳup>st

CAT 5 GA Criterium ᳼sup>th

CAT 5/30-34 AG 䩭e Trial 缳up>th

CAT 5 GA Time Trial 㵼sup>th

On 11/08/08 upgraded to CAT 4 by USA Cycling

2009

2/14/09 䵮dra Time Trial 伳up>th AG

2/22/09 䯮aldson Center Road Race ⥥nville, SC 伳up>th OAL

2/28/09 毲k Shoals Road Race 粥enville, SC 弳up>th AG 11th OAL

3/07/09 ⩶er Falls Road Race 粥enville, SC ἳup>st OAL

2010

2/06/10 ⰰK Brevet ᵧusta, GA 纰9:30 ἳup>st OAL

2/13/10 㥢ring 12 Hour Race 㥢ring, FL ⳱.5 miles ἳup>st AG 㼳up>rd OAL

3/27/10 ⰰK Brevet 硩nsville, GA 纲5 - 1st OAL

4/18/10 - Cheaha Challenge Century - 5:00 - 3rd OAL

5/15/10 - Brasstown Bald Buster Century - 1st OAL - 4:38

(Highest Point in state of Georgia - 14,000+ feet of climbing)

5/28/10 - 5/31/10 - Tour of Atlanta (6 Stages over 4 days)

Stage 1 (13.25 mile TT) ~ 3rd OAL Cat 4/5

Stage 2 (40 mile RR in AM) ~ 4th OAL

Stage 3 (40 mile RR in PM) ~ 18th (Sprinter stage)

Stage 4 (40 mile Circuit in AM) ~ Abandoned due to heavy rains

Stage 5 (40 mile circuit in PM) 1st OAL

Stage 6 (65 mile RR in AM) ~ 4th OAL

Finished on the podium at 3rd OAL for the series

6/5/10 ~ Upgraded to CAT 3 Racer by USA Cycling

6/19/10 ~ GA State CAT 3 Road Race Championship ~ New state champion!!

6/24/10 ~ Joined Toyota Forklifts of Atlanta Racing Team

6/26/10 ~ Georgia Cup TT - 7th Overall (including Pros) - 1st in 35-39 Age Group

6/27/10 ~ Georgia Cup Road Race (Combined Pro 1/2 & CAT 3 Race)

9th Overall - 4th in CAT 3

7/3/10 ~ Georgia State Time Trial Championships- 4th in CAT 3

7/10/10 ~ Georgia Games Road Race (Combined Pro 1/2 & CAT 3) 3rd Overall ~ 2nd CAT 3

11/13/10 ~ Serenbe 15K Trail Race (Running) ~ 1st Overall ~ 1:01:50

12/11/10 ~ Tashka Trail 4 Miler ~ 1st Overall ~ 25:19

2011

1/08/11 ~ Walt Disney World Half-Marathon ~ 13th Overall ~ 2nd Age Group (Missed 1st by 6 seconds) ~ 1:06:20

1/22/11 ~ Georgia Cup Time Trial ~ 1st in Mercx Category ~ 7th OAL ~ 48:47

2/5/11 ~ Georgia Cup Time Trial ~ 1st in Mercx Category ~ 7th OAL ~ 49:25

3/19/11 ~ Georgia Cup Time Trial (5K) ~ 3rd CAT 3 ~ 7:04

4/10/11 ~ Foothills Classic Road Race (59.4mi) ~ 2nd CAT 3 ~ 2:26:14

4/16/11 ~ Georgia Cup Time Trial (12mi) ~ 2nd CAT 3 ~ 27:42

4/23/11 ~ Foothills Spring Classic (95mi) ~ 1st OAL ~ 4:21

4/30/11 ~ Tour de Cashiers (101mi) ~ 1st OAL ~ 5:28

5/30/11 ~ Tour of Atlanta Road Race (61.5mi) ~ 1st CAT 3 ~ 3:00

6/1/11 ~ Upgraded to CAT 2 Racer by USA Cycling

6/18/11 ~Possum Trot 10K ~ 34:56 1st AG - 4th OAL

6/25/11 ~ Indian Spring Sprint Tri (1st Triathlon) 1:24:06 ~ 2nd in Novice Division

7/10/11 ~ Chattanooga Waterfront Tri (1st Olympic Distance Tri) ~ 3:01:11 (Major bike issue/changed bikes)

8/13/11 ~ Richard Russell Olympic Tri ~ 2:20:43 ~ 6th AG

9/11/11 ~ Rev 3 Cedar Point Half Ironman ~ 4:29:30 ~ 1st AG - 5th OAL

(Coach's Prediction 4:31)

11/27/11 ~ Ironman Cozumel ~ 10:15:56 (1st Ironman Distance Race)

(Coach's Prediction ~9:45)

2012

4/22/12 ~ Cheaha Challenge ~ 4:46:12 ~ 1st OAL & King of Mountain

102 mile race over the highest peaks in Alabama

Link to news article:

http://www.annistonstar.com/view/full_story/18326039/article-Two-years-after-disappointment--Atlanta턡rden-wins-Cheaha-Challenge--Randall-top-female-for-second-time?instance=home_news

4/29/12 ~ West Point Lake Olympic Triathlon ~ 2:05:07 ~ 2nd AG ~ 8th OAL

Fastest Bike Split for AG/3rd fastest OAL

Fastest Run Split OAL

5/6/12 ~ REV3 Knoxville 70.3 ~ 4:33:15 ~ 1st AG ~ 2nd OAL

6/3/12 ~ REV 3 Quassy Aquabike (S-1.2mi B-56mi) ~ 2:25 (Bike mechanical) 2nd in Division

6/24/12 ~ Ironman Coeur d'Alene ~ 9:45:02 ~ 2nd AG ~ 21st OAL

(Qualified for Ironman World Championships ~ Kona, Hawaii)

 

 

Kacie Darden (Triathlete/Cyclist) - Atlanta, GA

(Female - Age 25 - 2008)

Had just began running, cycling and swimming about one year ago.

Began coaching in November 2008

11/27/2008 - Atlanta Half-marathon - 2:19:55

2009

1/11/09 - Walt Disney World Marathon ~ 4:29:28 (Predicted 4:48)

4/05/09 - Ironman New Orleans 70.3 - 6:26:22 (Predicted 6:28:50)

9/27/09 - Ironman Augusta 70.3 - 6:30:28 (Returning to form)

11/26/09 - Atlanta Half-marathon - 1:53:35 (26:20 PR!)

2010

1/23/10 - Polar Bear 5K - 23:15 (PR)

2/06/10 - Chattahoochee Challenge 10K - 49:09 (19:51 PR from 1st 10K race)

3/21/10 - ING GA Half-marathon - 1:46:44 (6:51 PR ~ 52 of 1165 in AG)

5/22/10 - Turtle Crawl Triathlon (Olympic) - 3:15:42 (Training through)

6/06/10 - Ironman Kansas 70.3 - 6:05:07 (21:15 PR!!)

6/27/10 ~ Ridges Invitational 5K Swim 2:01:00 (22:12 PR!!)

8/14/10 ~ Richard Russell Olympic Distance Tri - 2:38:52 (4th AG)

8/29/10 ~ Ironman Louisville (First Ironman Distance Event) - 12:43:36

(Coach's Prediction 12:43:39)

11/13/10 ~ Serenbe 15K Trail Race - 1:19:45 (13:11 PR!!!)

12/11/10 ~ Tashka Trail 50K Race (Running) ~ 1st Overall Female ~ 11th OAL ~ 5:43:26

(New Course Record by 8:40 !!!!)

2011

1/8/11 ~ Disney Half Marathon ~ 2:05 (training through)

3/20/11 ~ Georgia Half Marathon ~ 2:20 (training run)

5/7/11 ~ Ironman St. George ~ 14:49:42 (brutal weather/hard course)

6/3/11 ~ Rev 3 Quassy Tri (Olympic Distance) ~ 3:06:12

6/11/11 ~ Rat Race Swim (4.5 miles) ~ 2:15:36 - 34/40 OAL

6/25/11 ~ Indian Springs Sprint Tri ~ 1:28:00 ~ 4th AG

6/26/11 ~ Ridges 5K Open Water Swim ~ 1:54:58 (6:59 PR!!!)

9/11/11 ~ Rev 3 Cedar Point Ironman ~ 12:09:24 ~ 3rd AG (34:12 PR!!!)

(Coach's  Prediction 12:09:39)

10/9/11 ~ Rev 3 South Carolina (Olympic) ~ 2:39:36 ~ 2nd AG

11/27/11 ~ Ironman Cozumel ~ 11:35:55 ~ 13th AG (33:29 PR !!!!)

(Coach's Prediction of best time 11:35:00)

2012

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2/24-2/25/12 ~ Florida Double Iron

28:48:06 ~ 3rd Woman ~ 5th Overall

This was an event with an International field of 33 athletes, 8 women and 25 men, representing 9 countries.

Kacie finished 5th overall behind 2 males and 2 females and the only International athlete that finished

ahead of her, who was also the winner, is from Austria.

5/6/12 ~ REV 3 Knoxville 70.3 (1st in Relay Division)

6/2/12 ~ REV 3 Quassy Olympic Triathlon (2nd in Relay Division)

6/16/12 thru 6/23/12 ~ Race Across America (RAAM) ~ 8 person team ~ 12th of 18 teams

6d 18h 56m (18.37mph average for 3000 miles)

 

Laura Barnard (Triathlete) ᴬanta, GA

(Female ᧥ 45 - 2009)

Had completed one half-ironman distance just before I began coaching her.

Began coaching 4/12/09

5/03/09 - Rock үll Half Ironman/ Macon GA

Goal was to finish the event under 6 hours.

5:51:29 a 24:04 PR (Previous best time 6:14:33)

8/01/09 橮eman Ironman/Napa Valley, CA

Goal was to finish the event under 13 hours (1st Ironman Distance).

12:46:22 (5th AG)

9/27/09 哩 Ironman 70.3 ᵧusta, GA

5:37:29 a 14:00 PR (Previous best time 5:51:29)

11/28/09 th Central Trail Marathon/ Baltimore, MD

3:48:11 ⼳up>nd Place Age Group ꂯston Qualifier

(Original Goal to break 4:00 and Secondary Goal to Break 3:50)

2010

5/15/10 - Brasstown Bald Buster Century - 1st Female - 6:46

(Highest Point in state of Georgia - 14,000+ feet of climbing)

7/26/10 - Lake Placid Ironman/New York

13:09:04

12/11/10 ~ Tashka Trail 50K Race (Running) ~ 3rd Overall Female ~ 13th OAL ~ 5:53:22

2011

5/7/11 ~ Ironman St. George ~ 13:45:41

6/2011 ~ Macon Rock 'n Roll Sprint Triathlon ~ 1st AG

9/2011 ~ Callaway Gardens Triathlon ~ 3rd OAL Female

10/2011 ~ Twin Cities Marathon ~ 3:33 (15 min. PR) Qualified for Boston

2012

4/2012 ~ Boston Marathon ~ Marathon guide for PC Athlete Scott Rigsby

6/23/12 ~ Rome Olympic Distance Triathlon ~ 1st AG