Gunning and Skelly Keep the Summer Road Racing Going

Avalon, NJ

The Web site racing news for July might as well be dubbed the ‘Bryan and Renee’ show. Both having enjoyed excellent returns to fitness, Bryan Skelly and Renee Gunning have used some Summer road races to sharpen their speed. They started the month near Bryan’s hometown in the Pitman Freedom 4 Miler. The very next weekend, they traveled to the Central Jersey shore, running the Belmar 5 Miler. This past weekend, Bryan and Renee finished out the month by racing at the South Jersey shore.

The Avalon Run from the Sun takes place at the beautiful Avalon Yacht Club. Though it was admittedly a small race, Bryan intentionally ran himself hard in the first mile to practice continuous running after hitting a small lactate threshold spike. Bryan was pleased with the effort and a chance to turn the legs over. Renee was also happy to get the chance to race. Both our runners captured the overall wins, bettering their finishing places from Belmar.

And to show true girl power, Renee drove home while Bryan slept the ride away.