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Congratulations to Series 7 Racing team member, Derek Woolf, for finishing 5th in his class in the 2010 Powell3 Triathlon Challenge Blog Feature
Courtney Casey

By: Courtney Casey on November 23rd, 2010

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Congratulations to Series 7 Racing team member, Derek Woolf, for finishing 5th in his class in the 2010 Powell3 Triathlon Challenge

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Congratulations to Derek Woolf, Vice President of Accent Computer Solutions and Series 7 Racing team member, for finishing 5th in his class in the 2010 Powell3 Triathlon Challenge on October 23, 2010.

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Here are the details of his race:

Swim

Sprint -- 750 meters; Olympic -- 1500 meters. Triangular course marked with yellow/orange buoys. Deep water start; Water temperatures will be in the upper 60's/low 70's so wetsuits are highly recommended. Course will be guarded with personal watercraft and boats, and swim will be separated in groups no larger than 100 swimmers to ensure safety.

Bike

Sprint: 12 miles, Olympic: 24 miles. The bike course has some hills to challenge, and flats and downhills to build speed. This course travels through the park on a lane restricted to the race participants only, and on HWY-89 for approximately 3 miles (open to traffic-- protected with Signs, Cones and Highway Patrol). Sprint is one loop, Olympic is two loops.

Run

Sprint: 5k, Olympic 10k. The course offers spectacular views of the lake and Glen Canyon dam, and surrounds you with the red rocks of Powell. Aid Stations will be set up for particpants at miles 1 and 2, as well as near the transition area for the sprint distance, Miles 1,2, 4, and 5 for the Olympic distance.

Good job Derek!

 

About Courtney Casey

In an industry dominated by men, Courtney Casey, Director of Marketing for Accent Computer Solutions, Inc., is making her mark on the world of information technology. Courtney has been immersed in the IT field most of her life and has been molded into the tech savvy expert she is today. She began working for Accent while earning her Bachelor's degree from California State University, Long Beach. Known in the Inland Empire as the "Tech Girl," Courtney is a regular columnist for the region's newspaper of record, The Press-Enterprise. Her columns address topical news trends, new technology products, and offer advice on how to embrace technology or avoid common IT pitfalls.