Haley, Morrison finish as top local runners of 2008by Citizen Staff Report on Jan. 13, 2009, under Sports
Shaun Haley and Paula Morrison were the winners for the 2008 Southern Arizona Roadrunners annual Grand Prix.
The Grand Prix is a cumulative points derby for 11 SAR road race events.
Haley totaled 334 men’s points in running in 10 events. Morrison notched 320 women’s points in competing in eight of the 11 events.
Sun Run begins SAR slate
The Southern Arizona Roadrunners’ 2009 season begins Jan. 25 with the annual Sun Run for Pima Community College Cross Country and Track & Field.
The road race will start near Ramada 31 at Reid Park. Events are a USA Track and Field certified 10K and 5K Run/Walk.
For information call 326-9383 or 977-4072. The SAR Web address is azroadrunners. org.
TBC set for March
The annual Tucson Bicycle Classic tops the lineup of Arizona Bicycle Racing local and area events in 2009.
The 21st annual TBC will be March 6-9 with time trial, road race and circuit race events.
The Picacho Time Trial Series will be July 25, Aug. 16 and Sept. 6.
Other local and area races are:
• Colossal Cave Time Trial and Road Race, March 28-29
• Tumacacori Road Race and University of Arizona Criterium, April 4-5
• Downtown Saturday Night Criterium, April 18
• Sonoita-Patagonia Time Trial, May 17
• Thunder Road Time Trial, May 31
• Mount Lemmon Hillclimb Time Trial, June 28
• Kitt Peak Hillclimb Time Trial, Sept. 20
• Mount Graham time trial hillclimb state championship, Sept. 27
ABRA calendar available
The 2009 Arizona Bicycle Racing Association wall calendar is currently on sale.
The calendar features Mason Ibas photography from past local and state events.
Featured among the 28 pages is the 2009 schedule, full color photography, information on Arizona racing and cycling quotes.
It is a specialty item and supplies are limited. The calendar sells for $13.99 and is available online at masonibas.com or at local bicycle shops.
Schreiber points victor
Tucson’s Nick Schreiber was the winner of the senior Pro 1-2 category for 2008, the Arizona Bicycle Racing Association announced.
Schreiber totaled 447 points of ABRA sanctioned events with Brian Forbes of Mesa second at 310. In women’s 1-2, Melanie Meyers of the University of Arizona team was the winner (161) over Marisa Russell (130) of Chandler.
Other Tucson division winners included David Swanson, Master Men 30-34; Lisa Ribes, Master Women 30-34; Scott Biaggi, Master Men 40-44; Jo Roberts, Master Women 45-49; and Thomas Jondall, Junior Men 17-18.