Rickey Gates of Woody Creek, CO, a multi-time member of the US Mountain Running Team, set a new course record yesterday at the Canadian Death Race, finishing in a time of 12h:18:15.
With a race that was modified due to excessive snow on portions of the original course, 2011 US Mountain Team member Brandy Erholtz (Evergreen, CO) finished 3rd place overall. Erholtz finished in 2:11:47, 5:24 behind winner Mireia Miro of Spain who won in 2:06:23. 2nd place finisher was Oihana Kortazar, also from Spain, who finished in a time of 2:10:58.
For complete results, follow this link.
Rickey Gates won the 51st Mount Washington Road Race in a time of1:01:32, beating Tommy Manning who finished second in a time of 1:01:42. On the women’s side, Kim Dobson won in a time of 1:12:11, with second place going to Brandy Erholtz, in a time of 1:12:44.
Hannah Jumper, a senior at the Baylor School, led her team to victory today at the TSSAA State Cross Country Championships. Jumper finished the 5K course in a time of 18:20, six seconds ahead of teammate Tenley Godfrey. Baylor took the top 4 spots in the race with their 5th scorer finishing in 10th place. All seven Baylor runners finished in the top 22 in the race.
Hannah was a member of the 2010 Junior US Mountain Running Team that raced in September in Kamnik, Slovenia.
Complete results for the race can be found here.
Cody Wells, a member of the 2010 US Junior Mountain Running Team, finished 6th overall today at the West Coast Conference XC Championships, finishing the 8K race in a time of 25:17. Cody was the 3rd place scorer for the University of Portland, who won the championship with 36 team points, edging out San Francisco, who had 43 team points.
Complete results can be found here at the prTrack website.
Battling strong headwinds in the second half of the course, 2010 US Mountain Running Team member Max King ran an impressive 2:15:34 at the Under Armour Baltimore Marathon to finish in 6th place overall and as top American. King has had an impressive year with multiple victories as well as finishing in 16th place at the World Mountain Running Championships in Slovenia in September.
For complete details about the Marathon see the Running USA website
For the Junior Men, although there were no top 20 individual finishes, the team score was the 3rd best ever, because of all 3 boys scoring at place 37 or higher.
Ranking by Finishing PlacePlace First Last Time Year Type % of leader Location Country Team Score 4 Brandon Lord 0:39:51 2009 JM 103.69 Campodolcino Italy 84 5 Tim Smith 0:43:02 2008 JM 101.97 Crans Montana Switzerland 49 12 Andrew Benford 0:46:36 2006 JM 112.74 Bursa Turkey 102 13 Levi Grandt 0:44:00 2008 JM 104.27 Crans Montana Switzerland 49 17 Christian Thompson 0:38:25 2007 JM 111.51 Ovronnaz Switzerland 120 22 Eduardo More >
The men’s individual places in 2010 were strong and even more important, it was the best men’s team points score in the history of the team.
Ranking By Finishing PlacePlace First Last Time Year Type % of leader Location Country Team Score 1 Jay Johnson 1:11:42 1987 M 100.00 Lenzerheide-Valbella Switzerland - 2 Dave Dunham 0:51:48 1993 M 100.16 Gap France 210 5 Scott Gall 0:56:42 1999 M 103.22 Sabah Malaysia 182 9 Dave Dunham 1:13:08 1992 M 103.00 Susa Italy 89 9 Jay Johnson 1:18:33 1990 M 104.11 Telfes Austria 80 9 Pablo Vigil 1:16:16 1987 M 106.37 Lenzerheide-Valbella Switzerland More >