Friday, August 30, 2013

Mission in Motion wins NYS medals!

What a perfect weekend of racing at the Chris Thater Memorial Criterium on August 24-25th! Congratulations to our NYS medalists! Emma Hoffman won a bronze in the junior women 10-12 age category!  On Saturday, Angela Ott took silver in the Masters 35+, Jo Cator, bronze medal in the masters 35+ and Marsha Kapinus, Bronze medal in the Masters women 45+! Congratulations to all our teammates to finished this tough 25 lap race against experienced, CAT 2, 3, and 4 women from the east coast and Canada!

Angela, Jo, Elizabeth, Tiffany, Ashely, Marsha, and Stephanie ready to race at the Chris Thater Memorial!
Action shot of Ashley at Thater 2013
Zoom zoom!

MIM on the move at Thater!

The start of the Junior race, including MIM's Emma Hoffman.

Young MIM Emma Hoffman!
Emma finishing her great race!
We are so excited to have Emma wearing the MIM colors!
NYS Criterium Champ medalists: Angela Ott - silver in the Masters 35+, Jo Cator - bronze in the masters 35+
NYS Criterium Champ medalists: Marsha - Bronze in the masters 45+

On Sunday, Tiffany, Angela, and Delana ran in the 5k, each posting speedy times for Mission in Motion.
Delana, Angela, and Tiffay, along with (CAT 4/5 winner) Bryan Grygus and Allison Grygus!

Over the course of the weekend, our team bakesale raised $550 toward the Lourdes mobile mammography units at Lourdes hospital for breast cancer. Thank you to all who volunteered and donated to this cause! Kathleen Rutishauser, teammate and sponsor "Daughter for Hire, took many amazing photos of the action throughout the race.  You can see all of the photos from the women's CAT 3/4 race here.

Tiffany and Angela manning the bake sale!

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Mission in Motion to compete in 30th anniversary of Chris Thater Memorial Races!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRLog (Press Release) - Aug. 17, 2013 - BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- The Mission in Motion Women’s Cycling team is proud to be participating in both the running and cycling races at the Chris Thater Memorial Races for their tenth consecutive year! Last year 10 members participated in the criterium bicycle races, and 6 women participated in the 5K running race. This year Mission in Motion will be out in force once again to compete in our area’s premier bicycle and running racing events. Mission in Motion was founded in 2004 by women who were competing for different clubs and teams prior to organizing the first Central New York 501c3 women's race team. The decision to unite came from the desire to race for a cause, promoting women's health and breast cancer awareness. Mission in Motion competes in all aspects of cycling, running and triathlon races throughout the year. All proceeds earned (through race prizes and through fund raisers such as the Mission in Motion Coffee & Bake Sale Tent at Chris Thater Memorial Races) are donated in full to the Lourdes mobile mammography unit at Lourdes hospital providing health care to underserved areas of the Southern Tier. To date, we have donated $13,300 to Lourdes Mission in Motion foundation.