MADEIRA OCEAN&TRAILS: RÉMI BONNET AND ALLIE MCLAUGHLIN TAKE HOME THE WIN ON THE LAST STAGE OF THE GOLDEN
Announcement from the Golden Trail Series presented by Salomon Running - 30th October 2022, Start 9:00 AM, 30.5 KM, 1,555M V+ FUNCHAL, MADEIRA, PORTUGAL Rémi Bonnet and Allie McLaughlin finish the year in style by winning the last stage in the GTWS 2022 Grand Final!
Happy birthday Allie!
She turned 32 today! And what better way to celebrate it! Allie McLaughlin (Team On Running, USA) took victory on the Golden Trail World Series’ last stage.
"I wore fancy dress today," she said at the finish line. "it was really cool to hear the supporters at the top saying 'oh look it’s Harley Quinn!' I’m really thankful to be a part of the Golden running community. We’re on an incredible island, everyone loves running, we share the same passion, what better birthday present could I wish for! It’s true, I set off at a ‘fun pace' – some would say a hard pace – I was with a group of guys in the climb, but I couldn’t keep up with them. I felt great, even if I think I pushed it a bit too hard, especially as there was still a way to go in the downhill. I was told that Nienke couldn’t catch me now, but I didn’t believe it so gave it all I had till the finish line!"
Just behind her was the Golden Trail World Series 2022 winner: Nienke Brinkman (Team Nike Trail, The Netherlands).
"I’m wrecked," she said at the finish line. "I’m really pleased with this week; I gave everything I had and now I need a break! But I really wanted to do all the stages, even though I had already won the GTWS with yesterday’s result. I also wanted to thank my parents and my family who came here and were so much support on this race, it was amazing!"
Julie Roux (Team Salomon, France) completes the day’s podium, she has been gaining momentum throughout the week.
"I felt pretty good today. I wanted to play this stage’s Sprint segment and here I caught up with Bailey. So I suddenly felt euphoric and told myself I was going to really go for it right up to the finish. I’m thrilled with this result and my entire week!"
Check out all the Grand Final – Madeira Ocean&Trails® ranking here:
(rankings for each stage: – ELITE – OPEN – Overall Ranking – Segments – GTNS)
Check out the Golden Trail World Series 2022 overall ranking here: https://goldentrailseries.com/series/gtws.htm
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