UTSA Triathlon Returns to Nationals

May 1, 2018

The UTSA Triathlon Team returned to Tuscaloosa, Alabama last weekend for the USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships. There are three different races contested over the course of the weekend at the USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships. A draft legal sprint triathlon comes first on Friday morning, followed by the standard Olympic distance race on Saturday morning, and a mixed team relay event on Saturday afternoon. The mixed team relay is a draft-legal, super-sprint format where 4 members from each team, 2 men and 2 women, each race a mini triathlon before tagging their teammate to do the same.

 

It was announced on Tuesday of race week that the race format would be changed from a  triathlon to a duathlon due to heavy rainfall and unsafe conditions in the river where the swim was held. Undeterred by the changes, 15 UTSA started and finished the Olympic distance run-bike-run race held on Saturday. First time participant, Austin Sanchez, said that- "Overall it was pretty good. I didn't like my first run. I started off feeling not great. But my bike was pretty good and the second run was pretty good. My legs REALLY hurt."

 

Sunday, saw 1 Team Paragon member racing at Ironman Texas, and 2 team members compete at the San Marvelous road race in San Marcos, Tx.

 

Friday, April 27: USAT Collegiate Club National Championship - Draft Legal

Allison Koch - 38th Female

Maxwell Jarvie - 51st Male

 

Saturday, April 28: USAT Collegiate Club National Championship - Olympic

UTSA Women's Team - 31st (1237 points)

The top four scoring women were:

  • Allison Koch - 54th

  • Valerie Lozano - 79th

  • Sydney Seesholtz - 344th

  • Isabella Beltri - 355th

 

UTSA Men's Team - 60th (529 points)

The top four scoring men were:

  • Maxwell Jarvie - 223rd

  • Jordan Chagoya - 395th

  • Erick Ovalle - 426th

  • Ivan Cisneros - 436th

 

UTSA Combine Team - 44th (1777 points)

 

Saturday, April 28: USAT Collegiate Club National Championship - Mixed Team Relay

UTSA  - 29th

 

Sunday, April 29: Ironman Texas

Alastair Miller - 101st Male 45-49 (Time: 11:14:43) NEW PR!

 

Sunday, April 29: San Marvelous Road Race

Diana Ruderman - 2nd Women's Cat 4/5

Raul Correa - 3rd Men's Cat 4/5

 

#pursuitofexcellence #thingswedoinspandex

 

Make sure to send your pictures from training and racing to: racing@paragontraining.org so we can showcase all the rad stuff you guys do.

San Antonio Triathlon Team - San Antonio Triathlon Coach

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