Winner Brian Rusiecki (left) talks to Charlie Miracle and Gary Knipling
Photo: Keith Kipling
Last year's race report began, "The 23nd Bull Run Run was held in beautiful weather." Not this year. The 24th Bull Run Run was held in cold, wet, windy weather. There was mud and there was snow. But there was fun and many outstanding performances. The overall male and female winners were husband and wife Brian and Amy Rusiecki. Brian, age 37, won his fourth BRR. Amy, age 36, won the crown for the first time.
Race directors Alisa Springman and Jim Daniels did a fantastic job. The many volunteers who assisted them took good care of the runners.
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Female Winner Amy Rusiecki
Photo: Anstr Davidson
Lost and Found
Entrants List (for identifying runners)
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Each runner under 10 hours scores for his or her side. If the runner is from the side with the greater number of entrants (the North, as it was in 1861 and is now), he will score one point. If the person is from the side with the smaller troop strength (the South), he will score a proportionally larger amount to account for the lesser troop strength.
For the second year in a row, the South won the friendly competition. No one takes this very seriously. Many runners from Virginia ran for the North.
Joe Kulak running through the rain/snow/sleet/whatever
(photo: Keith Knipling)
Note on Photos
We had several photographers this year. There should be a photo of most runners at least somewhere. You should check with the photographer before you use a photo in any way. Most are ok to let you use a photo, including printing it, for private, non-commercial purposes. Any public display of these photos should include proper attribution to the photographer.
Veterans with 10 or more finishes - 62 people
Here are runners who have finished Bull Run Run 10 times or more. Frank Probst has finished all BRRs. The top female finisher is Suzi Spangler with 15.