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This week, on our Ultra Weekend Recap, we have results coming in from a 100-miler in Indiana, a 50k in Oregon, a 50/50 in California with a new American age group record and much more.
Albion, Indiana, played host to the Indiana Trail 100 as well as accompanying 50 and 75-mile races on Saturday, October 14. Securing the title for the women was Brenda Johnson out of Lancaster, South Carolina, in a time of 20 hours, 12 minutes and 15 seconds. Second place went to Ashley Haynes of Indianapolis, Indiana, in 21 hours, 34 minutes and 29 seconds, and third was Mae Barker from Orange Park, Florida, in 22 hours, 10 minutes and 24 seconds. In the men’s race, Nate Truckenbrod from Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, won handily in 17 hours, 28 minutes and 2 seconds. Second and third were separated by just under 2 minutes with James Solomon of Villa Park, Illinois, coming in with a time of 18 hours, 28 minutes and 4 seconds, and Matt Ramiller out of Battle Creek, Michigan, next in 18 hours, 29 minutes and 53 seconds. Check out the full 100, 50 and 75-mile results here.
In Union Creek, Oregon, at the Rogue Gorge 50k, Chris Wright out of Bend, Oregon, won in 4 hours, 22 minutes and 26 seconds. Second place went to Mack Robertson from Portland, Oregon, in 4 hours, 31 minutes and 22 seconds, and in third was Tyler Thompson also of Bend in 4 hours, 55 minutes and 46 seconds. Karin Strickland out of Pisgah Forest, North Carolina, won for the women in 5 hours, 35 minutes and 44 seconds. She was followed by Pavlina McGrady from Ashland, Oregon, in 5 hours, 36 minutes and 50 seconds, and Cristina Peterson hailing from Bend, Oregon, rounded out the podium in 5 hours, 39 minutes and 52 seconds. Full results here.
At the Ruth Anderson 50k and 50-mile races in San Francisco, California, hometown runner Elizabeth Sharpe won in 9 hours, 28 minutes and 46 seconds. Perhaps more impressive, Sharlet Gilbert of Richmond, California, toeing the line in her first ever 50-miler, came in second in 9 hours, 41 minutes and 44 seconds, and established a new 70-74 AG American record. Third place went to Pen Perez out of Berkeley, California, in 12 hours 6 minutes and 15 seconds. In the men’s contest, another local, Jakob Walter won in a tight battle, finishing in 6 hours, 1 minute and 41 seconds. Runner-up honors went to Andrew Catanese from Palo Alto, California, in 6 hours, 3 minutes and 36 seconds, and Daniel Chang of Newark, California, came in third in 6 hours, 56 minutes and 33 seconds. The 50k winners were two more local runners, Brooke Bray in 3 hours, 59 minutes and 46 seconds, and Jonah Backstrom in 3 hours, 32 minutes and 2 seconds. Full results, when available, here.
Scope more race results from the Le Griz 50-miler in Polebridge, Montana, The Big 50k in Pine Mountain, Georgia, the High Bridge Ultra 50k Pamplin, Virginia, the Sage Burner 50k in Gunnison, Colorado, the Whistler 50k in Whistler, British Columbia, the New Orleans Ultramarathon 50-miler in New Orleans, Louisiana, and more.
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