Following her win at the VHTRC Women's Half Marathon in September, Martha Nelson was the overall winner of the 8km at the Potomac Overlook Trail Runs on November 14. Fifteen year old Emily Blagg won the 4km to complete a female sweep of the two events.
Brad Hinton (11:21), Vince Bowman (11:22) and Karsten Brown (11:54) led the 28 runners who started the SMUT 50 on October 17 at 7:00 am under cloudy skies and cool temperatures. Michele Harmon was the first woman to finish in 14:30. 17 runners ultimately finished this inaugural event that, according to Brad Hinton, is "a 50 miler than runs like a 100K." Photos: Quatro Hubbard's | Sophie Speidel's | Steve Pero's| Steve Pero's report on his blog
Submitted by Sophie Speidel on October 17, 2009 - 8:01pm
"A handful of VHTRC individuals were at the inaugural Oil Creek 100 Trail Runs this past Saturday [October 10] - Bob Combs, Margie Hughes, Brian Musick, Hunt Bartine, Tom Sperduto (first 100) and I. Probably others that I missed. Great race. Technical course with over 17,000 feet of gain. Excellent first year event and Tom Jennings is to be commended for all of his effort as a first time RD."