Awright, the first run is done. Heat index of 104F with wind on the return. Here's how everyone did: 1. Tim Perry, 15:34 (28.33 mph average)* 2. Jonathan Toups, 16:27 (26.81 mph) 3. Taylor Hanagan, 16:41 (26.43 mph) 4. Whitt Somerall, 16:49 (26.22 mph) 5. Josh Hudson, 16:57 (26.02 mph) 6. Nick Burton, 17:10 (25.69 [...]
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The 2018 Sunrise Tri Series commenced with Sunrise Triathlon #1 on May 20, 2018, welcoming new triathletes to the thrill of racing and luring back veterans for more. Congratulations to all the racers who conquered all three sports today. Also, THANK YOU to all of the volunteers and sponsors…the joys and triumphs at these races [...]
Athlete of the Year (Top USAT point-getters for the 2017 racing season) Male – Allen England Female – Heather Emory Member of the Year Chris Causey Rookie of the Year Blaine Hodges Most Improved Male – Levi Dew Female – Angela Brewer Sunrise Eclipse Award (completed all four Sunrise Series races in 2017) Carlye Abrams [...]
2017 Sunrise Year End Party Friday, December 15, 2017, 6:00 p.m. Chimi V's Restaurant 2050 Old Minden Road Bossier City, Louisiana Please come share your moments from the year, take part in our annual prizes, eat some free food, enjoy free beverages, and tell us what you'd like to see for next year! Free for [...]
Congratulations to all Shrineman athletes for conquering two of the most challenging triathlon courses around. Also, a huge thank you again to all of the volunteers and sponsors for their faithful support and work to ensure the best race experience for all. Through the contributions of racers, sponsors, and volunteers, the race raises funds for [...]
We are done for 2017! The ninth and final TT run was held in VERY nice conditions for the second day of August. Nobody could complain about the weather at all with a temp of 82 and wind out of the SSE at 6 mph if that much. 1. Whitt Somerall, 15:57 (27.65 mph average) [...]
There's hot. Then there's damn hot. Then there's damn, it's hot. The actual temperature at the start line was 89 degrees but the heat index was 108! Let's do it again in two weeks (last TT of the 2017 series). 1. Jonathan Toups, 16:32 (26.67 mph average) 2. Taylor Hanagan, 16:54 (26.09 mph) 3. Daniel [...]
The 2017 Sunrise Tri Series shifted venues to the El Karubah Shrine on Cross Lake for its finale, Sunrise Tri #4, which ups the challenge again for series participants with a 600-yard open water swim and lots of HILLS. Cheers to all racers that conquered the open water test, the heat, and one of the [...]
Next-to-last TT…number seven if you're counting…and it was only mildly HOT. Here's how it went: 1. Jonathan Toups, 16:41 (26.43 mph average) 2. Louise Smyth, 16:57 (26.01 mph) 3. Taylor Hanegan, 17:00 (25.94 mph) 4. Whitt Somerall, 17:19 (25.46 mph) 5. Daniel Amire-brahimi, 17:31 (25.16 mph) 6. Logan McLain, 17:50 (24.73 mph) 7. JP Bullock, [...]
Sunrise Nation, This upcoming Saturday, 1 July, we are hosting the first Sunrise Open Water Swim practice opportunity at El Karubah Temple, the Sunrise #4 and Shrineman venue! We will have buoys setup for a 600 meter swim practice loop starting at 730 am, with buoys being pulled out of the water at 0830 am. [...]