Penn Relays, Payton Jordan & Bloomsday 12K

IMG_2989It was an exciting weekend of races across the country for Pikes Peak Elite Track Club. Annette Melcher and Morgan Mosby raced the Olympic Development Mile at the prestigious Penn Relays on Saturday. In a competitive field, Annette finished 4th with a new personal best of 4:42. Morgan Mosby finished 8th in 4:48.

On the other side of the country, at the Payton Jordan Invitational at Stanford, Matt Williams finished 7th in section 4 of the men’s steeplechase. His time of 8:48 was just 3 seconds off his lifetime best. Daniel Castle had a blazing last lap in the men’s 1500m to take second in his heat in 3:44.3.

Out on the roads, Ben Payne raced the 40th annual Lilac Bloomsday 12K Run in Spokane, Washington. Payne finished 11th place in 36:22 and was the 5th American finisher.