Christine Knight

Background

2004 Dannon Naperville Duathlon
Naperville, IL (9-19)
1st Female Overall

2004 Dannon USAT National Championship
Alpharetta, GA (8-8)
7th Female Overall; 2nd Age Group

2004 Spudman Olympic Triathlon
Burley, ID (7-31)
2nd/350 Females; 31st/1,030 Overall

2004 Dannon Formula One Duathlon
Lehi, UT (7-10)
3rd Overall Female

2004 Pacific Crest Half Marathon
Sun River, OR (6-26)
1st/103 Age Group; 4th/517 Females; 13th/755 Overall
Forced to hold back due to pulled adductor longus.

2004 Eagle Fireman's 10K
Eagle, ID (6-12)
1st/28 women; 3rd/66 Overall
Set a new PR for 10K with a time of 37:54

2004 ITU Short Course World Championship
Geel, Belgium (5-31)
13th Age Group; 1st Age Group in first 10K; 5th Age Group in 5K segment

2004 Dannon Lake Pleasanton Duathlon
Arizona (5-16)
2nd woman Overall

2004 Powerman Duathlon
Birmingham, AL (3-28-04)
Qualifier for the Duathlon Short Course World Championship to be held in Belgium on May 31st, 2004. I placed 5th in my age group, earning a spot on Team USA for the Championship race. This course was an 8K run, 55K bike, 8K run.

2003 Dannon Desert Duel
Cathedral City, CA (11-9-03)
This duathlon was a qualifier for the Duathlon Long Distance World Championship to be held in Fredericia Denmark in August 2004. Age group competitors were required to place in the top four of their age groups to make the USA Team for Worlds. This course was a 10K run, 60K bike, 10K run.
Placing: 2nd woman overall and 1st in age group
Qualified and reserved my spot on the team for travel to Denmark this season.

2003 ITU Duathlon Worlds Championship
Affoltern-am-Albis, Switzerland (8-31-03)
This is a invitation only entry race. Upon qualifying I joined Team USA for the worlds competition, consisting of a 10K run, 42K bike, 5K run. Coming out of the 10K I was 1st/33 in my age group and 10th overall in women. About 3/4 way through the bike segment I was pulled off course due to hypothermia. The weather was a torrential rain and 9 degrees Celsius causing 30 women to drop out. Weather permitting, I would have placed in the top of my age group.

2003 Lake Stevens WA Duathlon (7-27-03)
1st in age group; 3rd woman overall

2003 Carlsbad, CA Duathlon (7-13-03)
2nd in age group; qualified for Worlds Championship

2003 Sunriver, OR Pacific Crest Olympic distance Duathlon
(6-29-03) 1st in age group; 4th woman

2003 Harvest Classic 10K, Nampa ID (10-4-03)
1st woman overall; 3rd overall male & female
Set a PR (Personal Record) for 10K with a time of 38:08

2003 Rim to Rim 7.5 miler, Twin Falls (9-27-03)
1st/66 woman overall; 8th /145 overall male/female

2003 Women's Celebration 5K, Boise (9-20-03)
2nd in age group, elite division; 6th/510 overall
Set a PR for 5K with a time of 17:48

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