Bike Pro and Budoy led the relay winners in last Saturday’s 5th Hell of Marianas Century Cycle Race.
Bike Pro came out as the first 4-person team to finish the 100-kilometer race after timing in 4:01:23.53. The quartet is composed of brothers Romeo and Ronald Lanuza, Regina Sebial, and Bernard Laborce and won the 4-person mixed relay in the road bike division.
Other road bike top placers were 3-Men Team, and Team Manatee.
The 3-Men Team had Kaisei Toda, Mike Pai, and Brad Ruszala as members, and they completed the around the island race in 4:23:46.18 to beat Team 757 (4:57:27.18) and Jayelin Team (5:10:53.25) in the men’s division.
Team Manatee, which is composed of Steve Nutting, John Jones, Jim Arenovski, and Mark Blackburn made it to the finish line in San Antonio at the 4:53:47.91 mark.
Budoy, which was anchored by Rod Reyes and had Edgar Abalos, Rex Vea, and finisher James Abuy as members, was the second 4-person team to cross the finish line and first in the mountain bike category. Abuy reached San Antonio before 11am and his team had an official time of 4:22:04.75.
Budoy prevailed in the men’s mountain bike relay division against Team Wildebeest (4:49:09.02) and Doco Mofos (5:04:53.97).
In the mixed division, Joan Salazar, Larry Malig, Enrique Suba, and Edgar Genobaten of H&R Block submitted 4:25:42.25 to finish ahead of Team Golds (4:40:59.66) and the team led by Father Ryan Jimenez.
In the Team 200, which was for squads with combined age of 200, the Heart Throbs won with a time of 5:31:01.78. The champion squad is composed of Randy Harper, James Hofschneider, Richard Pierce, and Jerry Facey.
In the two-person mountain bike race, Ricky Melchor and Nelson Pagaduan teamed up to win the men’s division with the field’s best time of 3:51:00.91. In the mixed relay mountain bike division, Amy Sletten and Christopher Tenorio won after completing the race under five hours (4:59:21.78), while husband and wife Tim and Tina Goodwin took the top prize in the road bike category after timing in at 4:10:31:12.
In the women’s division (road), Angie Mister joined forces with Heather Kennedy and they combined for 4:19:29.75 to claim first place, while Fred Camacho and Alex Gozon ruled the men’s division.