Our Diablo CrossFit Bank of America Climb Team that raised $2,557 for lung cancer research: Craig, Yvonne, Lauren, Adam and Tami.
Most of the team made it to the top in about 10 minutes. Exact results posted below.
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“Climb California” Results, out of 1086 Climbers, DCF definitely excelled.
Craig H.: 10:10. 40th overall. 10th in 40 – 49 age group.
Adam M: 10:46 61st overall. 16th in 20 – 29 age group.
Lauren L: 10:51(!) 67th overall. 6th OVERALL WOMEN!! 3rd in 20 -29 age group!
Yvonne: 11:05 (!) 71st overall. 9th OVERALL WOMEN! 2nd in 40-49 age group!
Tami L: 11:56 (!!) 141 overall. 1st in 50 – 59 AGE GROUP!!
Results by age group, click here.
“. . .The result debunks the long-standing view that running has the same metabolic cost per unit of time no matter the speed â€” in other words, that the energy needed to run a given distance is the same whether sprinting or jogging. Though sprinting feels more demanding in the short term, the longer time and continued exertion required to cover a set distance at a slower pace were thought to balance out the difference in metabolic cost, says Karen Steudel, a zoology professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. . .”
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