March 20, 2010 (Mazatlan, Mexico) – Cameron Dye and Jarrod Shoemaker both reached the podium, and Amanda Felder finished fourth to lead the American contingent at the Mazatlan ITU Pan American Cup race.
Dye, a member of USAT’s Project 2016 squad and a Boulder native, placed second in Mazatlan for his top career ITU Continental Cup finish. His time of 1:53:46 was just 11 seconds off winner Fracisco Serrano of Mexico.
A U.S. national team member and 2008 Olympian, Shoemaker (Maynard, Mass.) was third in 1:54:12 and closed with a 30:53 10k run split.
Matt Long took eighth, and Jordan Jones, Kyle Leto and Matthew Wisthoff finished 11th, 12th and 13th, respectively, to give the Americans six of the top 13 finishers. Forty-two elite men finished the race.
Felder Leads U.S. Women
Also a USAT Project 2016 team member, Felder had a second consecutive strong showing in Mazatlan. After placing second in the 2009 race, the Nashua, N.H., native was fourth Saturday in 2:09:51. Misato Takagi of Japan was the winner by more than a minute in 2:05:44.
Kelsey Withrow joined Felder in the top 10 with a time of 2:12:10, good for ninth in the field of 19 elite women.