Ninja Endurance Racing



2012 Season Wrap Up

Posted by Alejandro Belmares on December 19, 2012 at 10:20 PM

Since January, every active member who competed went on to set personal records this racing season. These records account for every racing distance that NER has competed in, stemming from 5Ks all the way to full marathons. The team  became one of the most successfull teams in the valley after accumulating 4 team championships.

On a personal level one member earned  2013 Boston Marathon Qualifying mark, four members earned births to the 2012 New York City Marathon Qualifiers. 

Locally the team was able to win 20 local racing events, placed second in 3 half marathons, and achieved 1 sub 16 5K.


Our team roster has also grew dramatically from 9 members to 32 members. Currently our roster features 21 men and 11 women. Our youngest member is Hayden Daniels who is currently 8 years old, and our oldest is his father Bill Daniels whose 45. Our runners have come from all walks of life to quickly make us one of the most successfully and growing teams in the city of Las Vegas.




Our final WINNING tally tabbed out like this:

Thomas Johnson - 9 events

Betty Cook - 4 Events

Lisa Leonard - 4 Events

Chris Clark - 2 Events

Tim Reilly - 1 Event



Team Titles Won for Overall Team Performance:

Run Away with Cirque du Soleil 5K on March 24, 2012

Windy 25 5K on April 7, 2012

17th Annual Race for the Cure 5K on May 5, 2012

Running for the House 5K on May 19, 2012

 13th Annual Seasons 4 a Cure 5K on October 7th, 2012


Triathlon Wins

Lisa Leonard - Amica 19.7 Lake Lake Las Vegas Triathlon - 1:28:36:7.



Half Marathon Second Place Finishes:

Alejandro Belmares - Red Rock Canyon Half Marathon: 1:22:37 on March 10, 2012 & City Impact Beach Front Half Marathon : 1:17:05 on June 16th, 2012

Gamini Sugathadasa - Avi Laughlin Trail Half Marathon: 1:23:57 on March 31, 2012

Chris Clark - Summerlin Half Marathon: 1:23:59 on April 14, 2012


2013 Boston Marathon Qualifier:

Alejandro Belmares - Honda LA Marathon: 2:53:02 60th overall (in marathon debut) on March 18, 2012



2012 New York City Marathon Qualifiers:

Betty Cook - 3:32:34 - Zappos Rock n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon on December 4, 2011

Tim Reilly - 1:22:41 - LA 13.1 Half Marathon on January 15, 2012

Gamini Sugathadasa 1:21:48 - Zappos Rock n' Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon on December 4, 2011

Alejandro Belmares: 1:18:03 - Kaiser Permanente Half Marathon on May 15, 2011



Sub 16 5K:

Thomas Johnson - 15:59 - Del Sol Ragnar Relay 2012 - Last Leg which was 3.1 miles



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