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2021 Season Openers - Duathlon Weekend...

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It's time to get serious. Racing plans need to be made, at least tentatively. Outdoor training is happening and vaccinations for all are on the horizon. So, start thinking about knocking off some on rust season opener weekend, where you have the choice to either race on May 22 (Saturday) at the APPLE, our state's oldest multisport event, or on the 23rd (Sunday) at the OAKDALE SPRING CLASSIC DUATHLON at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.

Or both?

The May duathlons are awesome prep for tri season, which get underway two weeks down the road. But in between on June 2 is the Hopkins OPEN H20 CHALLENGE, which is produced by the smae folks that bring you the HOPKINS ROYAL TRIATHLON, a multiple Race of the Year Winner....

Today we are sharing some Oakdale performance history. Here are the records set on the current course, which has been in place since 2011:

OAKDALE SPRING CLASSIC Performance Records:

Current Course (3 – 14 – 2.5) – 2011 - 2018

Men – Sub – 1:03

1. DAVID THOMPSON (Pro Record)  - 1:00:30 – 2014
2. MATTHEW PAYNE (Amateur Record) - 1:00:54 – 2014dianeoakdale.png
3. NATE HOFFMAN - 1:01:21 - 2014
4. PATRICK PARISH (Pro) - 1:01:50 - 2015
5. BRIAN SAMES - 1:01:59 - 2017
6. WADE CRUSER - 1:02:07 – 2016
7. KRIS SPOTH - 1:02:15 – 2017

Sub – 1:12

1. SUZIE FOX (Amateur Record) - 1:10:51 - 2012
2. DIANE HANKEE - 1:10:58 – 2014 (photo R)
3. CATHY YNDESTAD - 1:11:33 - 2012
4. DIANE HANKEE - 1:11:39 – 2016
5. SUZIE FOX - 1:11:59 – 2015

0019 - ANDREW NOVAK - 1:10:37 – 2018
SHANNON RUDIN - 1:18:33 - 2013

4044 - SCOTT PENTICOFF - 1:03:35 – 2012
TINA HJELTMAN - 1:13:34 - 2012

4549 - GREG DUMMER - 1:06:56 – 2017
SHEILA ENGERT, WI - 1:18:12 - 2012

5054 - TODD FIREBAUGH - 1:10:05 – 2013
TRACY SERREYN 1:18:55 - 2014

5559 - JEFF GILMER - 1:14:00 – 2014
JULIE PETERSON - 1:27:40 - 2012

6064 - CHARLES TOWNSEND - 1:15:22 – 2014
PAM STEVENS - 1:30:42 - 2014

6569 - MIKE COLAIZY - 1:18:17 – 2011
BARB MCKINLEY -  1:35:56 - 2015

7074 - HANK LARSEN -  1:27:56 – 2012

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