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Valentine's Weekend Racing!!!

The Dukes had a busy Valentine's weekend racing across six states in a variety of events! Events ranged from the indoor mile to the marathon and even the Quadrathlon! Congratulations to Magdalena Donahue for competing in the Marathon Olympic Team Trials!

Will and Tony did work on the track this weekend. William Marquardt ran a PR of 8:28 in the Don Kirby Elite 3000m to take 3rd place. Tony ran the Mile at the ISU Classic in 4:17.

Lauren Thompson and Liz Quinley, known as the Dukes Quad Squad, teamed up for the 33rd Annual Mt. Taylor Winter Quadrathlon. The girls won the Female Overall Pairs by almost 30 minutes! They finished in a time 4:26:13. The Winter Quad features running, cycling, skiing, and snow shoeing.

Gina Cormier battled the hot weather and ran the Los Angeles Marathon in a time of 3:34:54. Dukes coach, Henry Rono, competed in the Austin Half Marathon in a time of 2:29:02 in his comeback race. Ben Willis ran the Moab's Red Hot 50+ 33k and finished 22nd in a time of 2:46:41. Great job everyone!

The Arizona crew was made up of Jesse Espinoza, Laura Johnson, and Shane Johnson. These three competed in the IMS Arizona Half Marathon. Jesse finished 6th in a time 1:21:45. Laura Johnson ran a PR of 1:46:34, while Shane ran 1:42:36!

The Dukes had a large contingent at the Sweetheart Run in Albuquerque. Jeremy Johnson took the win in the 5k in a time of 15:56. Phil Keller took second in 17:08. Jesse Armijo won the 10k in 33:28, while Pedro Rodriguez took second in 36:15. Chris Peverada (4th) finished in 37:16, while Jonathon Campbell (6th) finished in 38:53. Justin and Jaynee Hall ran the 5k Mixed Couples Team division and finished in a cumulative time of 1:12:32!


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