The BEAST Training Series is one-third of the way through and already participants are on pace for outstanding results in the 2012 Patch Sprint. Racers receive points for time and votes received online for adhering to the weekly theme, as well as occasionally some random bonus points.
Week one’s TEBOWMANIA Race saw Jim Kobak win the day with 22 points and an 11 minute sprint up Bare Mt. Kobak hasn’t been that fast since 2007, the year he last won the Patch Sprint.
Week two featured a Jake Gittler domination with 36 points in the EASTER BUNNY race up Rattlesnake. Gittler’s time one of his’ fastest ever up the ‘Snake in spite of being outfitted in a full pink bunny pajama costume.
Week three’s INCOME TAX race’s overall winner was Tom Moffett with points. Moffett was over a minute faster on the road course than he has ever been, and is focused on putting in a sub 2:45 sprint this season.
Overall, Gittler leads the series, followed closely by Tom Moffett. The Series continues this week with EARTH DAY, a race up Sugarloaf and a trip down the back side. meet up at the 1812 Homestead at 5 pm on Thursday (Fore-runners meet at 4 on Wed)