Casco Bay YMCA "Toughen Up Challenge" Results

Casco Bay YMCA and Maine Masters hosted the 9th Annual "Toughen Up Challenge" this past Sunday, February 21.

The challenge is a five-event competition to find the "toughest" masters swimmers. Participants race five times, then their times are age graded and added together. The swimmer with the lowest total time in each category take the title.

Meet Results

Winners 

Sprint Challenge

50 back, 50 fly, 50 free, 50 breast, 100 IM

Men: Michael Regan ('13, '16)

Women: Katrine Alcaide ('14, '16)

Distance Challenge

400 IM, 200 free, 200 breast, 200 back, 200 fly

Men: Mike Hurd ('15, '16)

Women: Anne Uecker ('13, '14, '16)

 Women's Sprint Challenge winner Katrine Alcaide with 3rd place finisher (and 5-time champ) Mary Estabrook

Women's Sprint Challenge winner Katrine Alcaide with 3rd place finisher (and 5-time champ) Mary Estabrook

 Women's Distance Challenge winner Anne Uecker

Women's Distance Challenge winner Anne Uecker

Thank you to Crystie McGrail for submitting the photos!

 Men's Sprint Challenge winner Michael Regan

Men's Sprint Challenge winner Michael Regan

 Men's Distance Challenge winner Mike Hurd

Men's Distance Challenge winner Mike Hurd