This weekend Stuart White and Brian Schmidt, both from the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex, competed at the United States Corporate Athletics Association National Championships. White competed in the 5k and 10k events representing GE Runners. Schmidt ran the 5k, a 1600 meter relay leg and 10k for Texas Instruments.
On Saturday Brian Schmidt was 4th overall and 1st in his age division in the 5k in a personal best time of 16:30. A few short hours later, he helped his relay team win their division by running 4:50 for 1600 meters. Stuart White also impressed in the 5k. He improved his mark from last year by 24 seconds by running 16:51 to place 7th overall and 1st in his age division.
This morning White and Schmidt duplicated their success in the 10k by winning their age divisions and finishing 6th and 7th overall. Stuart narrowly missed his 10k pr by running 35:00. Brian capped off a great weekend with a respectable 35:02.
Both athletes now look ahead to the US Masters Marathon Championships in October.