Good Life Halfsy 2015


The second annual Good Life Halfsy Half Marathon race took place in Lincoln, NE this past Sunday, and LRC Racing did not disappoint! 

LRC affiliates took five of the top ten spots, with former LRC Board member (and current Asics Aggie member) Eric Noel taking the overall win in a time of 1:09:06.  Tom Nichols was runner-up for the second year in a row with a time of 1:09:07.5 and Tanner Fruit, who had previously raced with LRC Racing at the 2013 Shamrock Shuffle in Chicago, IL, ran 1:09:20.6 for third place.  Johnny Rutford (4th, 1:09:35.3) and Ivan Ivanov (8th, 1st Masters, 1:12:44) rounded out the top 10 for LRC Racing.

Jason Zakaras (15th, 1:16:13.6), Brian Wandzilak (16th, 1:16:29.1), Trevor Vidlak (17th, 1:16:36.3), Ryan Regnier (18th, 1:16:39) and Tom Woods (19th, 1:16:48.7) helped round out the top 20.  Other runners included Andrew Jacob (1:17:46.4) and Cole Marolf (1:1:18:03.9).

On the masters side, in addition to Ivan Ivanov and Tom Woods, Brian Kelley (1st AG, 1:21:42.4), Charles Smith (1st AG, 1:21:55.1), Jason Schmaderer (3rd AG, 1:23:39.7), Kevin Burke (1st AG, 1:28:57.5), Darin Schlake (1st AG, 1:29:18.3) and Kerry McDermott (1:35:12.2).

Michelle Paxton (6th, 1:23:09.4), Maureen Larsen (2nd masters, 1:26:09.5) and Michelle Schmidt (12th, 1:27:08.1) all represented the LRC Racing women’s team. This was the first race for Michelle Schmidt as part of LRC Racing.

In addition, Brett Daugherty ran the NYC Marathon in a time of 3:17:39.

Next up for the team will be a few cross country/trail related competitions, including Beer and Bagel, the NE USATF XC Championships and Living History Farms.

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