Tommy finished second this year at the Ascent, mirroring his second place finish at the Mt. Washington Road Race. His time this year at both races were personal bests, good signs as Tommy heads to Albania in a few weeks.
Here is Tommy’s Race Report from the Ascent:
From the gun I pretty quickly put myself into fourth place behind Mario Macias, Josh Eberly, and Simon Gutierrez. The race did not go out as fast this year as last year’s international field (the World Mountain Running Long Distance Challenge) took it out. By the More >
Megan Lund was 4th
Brandy Erholtz was 14th
Max King was 20th
Glen Randall was the top American male, finishing in 8th place.
Full results are here
Just 36 seconds off her winning time of 2010, Brandy Erholtz finished a strong fourth today at the SAAB Harakiri Berglauf in Mayrhofen, Austria. Erholtz finished in a time of 1:05:02.
Simon Gutierrez, back in Europe racing after his strong showing at the 2011 Mt. Washington Road race, finished 13th in a time of 56:28.
See complete results here
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.