Annette was the overall winner. Mike won the "Grand Master" age group. (We think that Grand Master started at age 50. Mike is 60.) There were several other VHTRC participants in the run held in northeast Ohio. Event Web site
The third great VHTRC event, the Women's Half Marathon, will be held on September 11. As with the other events, volunteers are critical to the success of the run. We are now ready for you to volunteer. For more information and to volunteer
Sabrina Moran fiinished the Lone Ranger 24 Hour in Philadelphia on Saturday with 125 miles, good for second overall. Serge Arbona was first overall with 146 miles. The race was a 8.45 loop along the Skuylkill River in 100 degree temperatures. Lone Ranger results | Sabrina's race report on her blog
VHTRC member Alisa Springman finished Badwater in 42:17:28 for 48th place. Badwater runs 135 miles from the lowest point in the United States in Death Valley to the trailhead to the highest point in the United States (minus Alaska), Whitney Portal. Badwater Webcast.
Scott Brockmeir was the leading VHTRC finisher at the Hardrock 100 in Silverton, Colorado. Other VHTRC finishers included Jack Kurisky, Mike Bur, and Robert Andrulis. Leonard Martin finished, but over the time limit by two minutes. We are not sure how they are counting that, but it is an impressive achievement regardless. Live Hardrock Reports
Neal was the first VHTRC finisher at the Western States 100 in California. Scott Mills finished his 15th Western States--all of them under 24 hours. Other VHTRC finishers included Derrick Carr, Annette Bednosky, Dave Snipes, Patrick McGlade, Alisa Springman, Mike Broderick, and Ed Cacciapaglia. All these results come from the excellent Western States live site.
Kirstin Corris reports from the Bighorn runs in Wyoming that Tom Corris took third place in the male 50-59 age group. He was the first VHTRC 50K finisher. Other 50k finishers: Kirstin Corris, Jill Quivey, Regina Nuzzo, Keith Moore, Linda Wack, Dave Quivey, Drew Watson, Ed Demoney (first in the 70+ age group). Tom Simonds was a 50 mile finisher and Gaynor Bourgeois is still on the course. Mike Dobies was pulled for time after Dry Fork. Dave Yeakel was the first VHTRC finisher. Marti Kovener has also finished the 100. (Dave and Marti are in photo from Keith Moore.) Stephanie Wilson timed out at Cow Camp (mile 75). 100 Mile course conditions were very snowy and muddy. Bighorn Web site | Results