Alex Kurt July 09, 2012 TWEET COMMENTS 0

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La Sportiva Vail Hill Climb

Coloradoans swept the men’s—and nearly the women’s—races at the 7.5-mile Vail Hill Climb in Vail, Colorado Saturday. Ryan Hafer of Colorado Springs, Colorado, won the race in a time of 49:20, over two minutes ahead of Golden, Colorado’s Jason Delaney, who finished second in 51:27. Over two minutes behind Delaney was third-place Simon Gutierrez of Colorado Springs, who clocked a 53: 42.

In the women’s race, Erica Baron of Los Alamos, New Mexico, won with a time of 1:01:39, well ahead of runner-up Eva Hagen of Colorado Springs, who finished in 1:07:41. Baron and Hagen were 22nd and 52nd overall, respectively. Vail’s own Mia Stockdale finished third (58th overall) in 1:08:08.

Complete results can be found here: http://www.vailrec.com/ckfinder/userfiles/files/2012%20HillClimb%20Results(1).pdf


Creemore Vertical Challenge

Corey Smith of Nottawa, Ontario, won the Creemore Vertical Challenge 50K outside Creemore, Ontario, Saturday. His time of 4:06:41 put him over six minutes ahead of runner-up Rob Tranter, who finished in 4:12:55. 2011 Creemore 50k winner Rob Vanderwerf finished third in 4:23:05. In the women’s race, Tanya Porcellato won with a time of 4:40:24, good for 6th overall. She was followed by Carmela Vergura, who earned runner-up honors and finished 8th overall in 5:07:13. Kat Klewey finished third (10th overall) in 5:10:36.

In the 25K, Mike Tickner of Kitchener, Ontario, won with a time of 1:42:46, narrowly outpacing Mississauga, Ontario’s Kyle Aitken, who finished in 1:42:57. Jim Seeds of Waterford, Ontario, finished third in 1:54:35. In the women’s division, Chantal Warriner won and finished 13th overall in 2:09:36, nearly nine minutes ahead of Kelly Rupoli, who finished second (21st overall) in 2:18:16. Jade Penwright-Holmes finished third (27th overall) in 2:22:22.

Complete results (when posted) can be found at http://ultrasignup.com/results_event.aspx?did=12229


Afton Trail Run

Joe Moore of Minneapolis, Minnesota, got a win and a new course record at the Afton 25K in Minnesota’s Afton State Park Saturday with a time of 1:37:10. The win also earned Moore—the 2011 USATF 10K Trail Champion—the USATF-Minnesota Trail title. In second was the previous course-record holder, Ben Kampf of Minneapolis, who finished in 1:38:52. Former NCAA cross-country champion Josh Moen of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, finished third in 1:40:20.

In the women’s race, Emma Lee of St. Paul, Minnesota, narrowly missed a course record en route to winning the Minnesota Trail Championship with a time of 1:55:13 (good for eighth overall). Melissa Gacek of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, finished second (11th overall) in 1:59:41, and Anna French—only 15 years old—of Plymouth, Minnesota finished third (13th overall) in 2:00:01.

Complete results for the 25K can be found here: http://www.aftontrailrun.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/aftontrail25kresults2012Prelim7-7-12.txt

Results of the Afton 50K can be found here: http://www.aftontrailrun.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/aftontrail50kresults2012Prelim7-7-12.txt


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