Chad La Tourette Goes 3-for-3 In Del Valle Open Water Swim

Courtesy of Bill McCracken, Del Valle Open Water Festival, California.

The 2019 Del Valle Open Water Festival offered 1.2 km, 2.5 km, 5 km, and 10 km races on Lake Del Valle in northern California where Chad La Tourette went three-for-three in three podium finishes in the 1.2 km, 2.5 km and 5 km races.

5 km Overall Top 10 Results:
1. Chad La Tourette 1:00:52.90
2. Andrew Cosgarea 1:01:00.80
3. Trevor Gillis 1:01:16.25
4. Amit Freiman 1:03:44.70
5. Julianna Penner 1:03:56.00 [first woman]
6. Michal Zyla 1:05:02.15
7. Allison Arnold 1:07:26.30 [second woman]
8. Zebron Lemke 1:08:13.80
9. Andrew Ferguson 1:08:16.55
10. Patrick Li 1:08:18.35

10 km Overall Top 10 Results:
1. Catherine Breed 2:18:17.90 [first women]
2. Mazen Aziz 2:23:32.15
3. Jorge Angel 2:25:00.15
4. Lindsay Gaudinier 2:25:08.45 [second woman]
5. Tesla Profumo 2:25:21.85 [third woman]
6. Robert Glenn 2:26:12.80
7. Matt Roper 2:30:48.35
8. Jack Calhoun 2:30:58.50
9. Keira Koss-Baker 2:33:23.35 [fourth woman]
10. Suzanne Heim-Bowen 2:33:52.75 [fifth woman]

1.2 km Overall Top 10 Results:
1. Chad La Tourette 14:57.25
2. Trevor Gillis 15:11.60
3. Joby Bernstein 15:35.60
4. Cullen Hennessy 15:43.85
5. Mazen Aziz 16:04.75
6. Catherine Breed 16:10.30 [first woman]
7. Gary Antonick 16:23.70
8. Allison Arnold 16:25.05 [second woman]
9. Spencer Hammaker 16:37.75
10. Austin Sparrow 16:53.70

2.5 km Overall Top 10 Results:
1. Chad La Tourette 30:08.80
2. Trevor Gillis 30:13.75
3. Joby Bernstein 30:58.00
4. Gary Antonick 31:40.65
5. Cullen Hennessy 31:47.70
6. Luca Garlati 31:48.65
7. Mazen Aziz 31:53.80
8. Devyn Caples 31:54.60
9. Allison Arnold 32:13.80 [first woman]
10. Ryan Ridosko 32:36.90

For more information and results of the event, visit here.  For more information on the host club Tri Valley Masters, visit www.trivalleymasters.com

Race director Bill McCracken said, “Next year’s Del Valle Open Water Festival will be held on June 13th – 14th, 2020; it will be home to the 2020 USMS 5K National Championship.

We are also excited to announce our Sister Swim partnership with WOWSA Ocean Fest October 5th – 6th in Redondo Beach. Use coupon code “DelValle” for $10 off at www.wowsaoceanfest.com.”

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