Monday, July 1, 2013

Batten Scores European Podium, U-23s Ready for Marathon Nationals

In her first foray into European racing, Haley Batten is already turning heads with an impressive 2nd place in the Junior Women's Landgraaf International in Holland. At racing age 15, Batten was the top 15/16 finisher in the combined 15-18 field.

Haley Batten
Batten's first European race and first Euro podium.
(Annemarie Worst 1st, Haley Batten 2nd, Kaylee Blevins 3rd)
Haley Batten
Batten battles eventual winner Annemarie Worst on the muddy, technical course.

Meanwhile, Cypress Gorry and Jacob Albrecht prepare at high elevation to take on the country's top pros this weekend at the Marathon National Championships in Sun Valley, ID. 

Cypress Gorry
Gorry and Albrecht enjoying the high elevation trails of Sun Valley.

Next up: Marathon National Championships (Sun Valley, ID), the Sankt Vith Grand Prix, in Belgium, and the UCI Category 1 Saalhausen Bundesliga in Germany.

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