Martin Wins Thater Men’s Pro/1/2
Martin Reinert from Germany representing Maloja Pushbikers captured the Men Pro/1/2 bicycle race this afternoon at the 32nd Annual Chris Thater Memorial in Downtown Binghamton. Reinert had a third-place finish in the men's race. Finishing second was Ryan Aitcheson from Astellas Cycling Team. Rafael Meran from CRCA/Foundation notched a third-place finish.
The Chris Thater Memorial featured bicycle racing for many different age groups including Women's Pro 1/2/3, Master Men, Junior Boys and Girls and Master Women. A 5K Run was held this morning as part of the two-day events.
The Chris Thater Memorial was established in 1984 in memory of Binghamton University graduate Christopher Thater who was killed by a drunk driver in Broome County on October 16, 1983. It is held each summer by the Broome County STOP-DWI Program.