Saturday, December 20, 2014
Balmer Brings Back Beer Mile
On a chilly Thursday night at an undisclosed track in the national capital region, Chilly Balmer had a major breakthrough in the beer mile, finishing with a PR of 7:30. "I struggled with carbonation issues during the second lap," said Balmer. "But I powered through." After learning at the final transition that a PR was in reach, Chilly closed in 70. Despite cramping up during the final lap, Mercer unleashed a ferocious kick to come in under ten minutes. Murphy ran strong for three laps but incurred a "penalty" during the final transition and the resulting penalty lap put a PR out of reach. Breezy and Meyer were unable to compete with the big boys and ran the event as a relay.