The women’s time trial cycling races took place on Thursday, Aug. 8 in Colorado Springs under beautiful blue skies. As USA Cycling reported today, two national records were set in women’s racing.
- Pat Caldeira (Crofton, MD) set a new national record for Women 60-64 in the 20K time trial with a time of 28 minutes and 20.90 seconds — the fastest time overall for women in that distance.
- Julie Emmerman (Boulder, CO) sped to a time of 55 minutes, 8.68 seconds and set a new national record for Women 50-54 in the 40K time trial. She, too, was the fastest woman in that distance.
Thirty-one women, ages 35 through 54, competed in the 40K (24.85 miles) time trial. Twenty-nine women age 55 and over raced 20 kilometers (12.43 miles) including two women in W70-74, Martha Iverson and Susan Schmid, and one woman in W75+, Jeanne Davis.
Racing continues Friday, Aug. 9 with road races and again on Sunday, Aug. 11 with criterium.
Go to USA Cycling’s Masters Road National Championships web page for more information.