Results are trickling in for this Sunday’s Ultra Weekend Recap, but we did our best to track down as many events from our midweek What’s Up In Ultra. If you have links to race results we don’t have yet, please drop a comment and link below. Thanks in advance.
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In Cincinnati at the 20th annual Stone Steps 50k, the city’s longest running ultramarathon, Isaac Leighninger from Dayoton, Ohio, out-kicked Cincinnati local Chad Coomes for the win in 5 hours, 3 minutes and 18 seconds. Coomes came through just over a minute and half later in 5 hours, 5 minutes and 49 seconds. Third-place finisher wasn’t far back either; Ben Harris of Hamilton, Ohio, rolled through in third in 5 hours, 11 hours and 5 seconds. Linnea Kunesh of Cincinnati dominated the women’s race by over an hour and finished in eighth overall in 5 hours, 54 minutes and 40 seconds. Carissa Widenhouse of Clarksville, Ohio, was runner-up in 6 hours, 57 minutes and 46 seconds, and Sara Adducchio out of Dayton, Ohio, completed the podium in 7 hours, 31 hours and 10 seconds. Full results are available here.
Keira Henninger’s inaugural SAMO Trail Runs 50k in the Pacific Palisades, California, started and finished at the historic Will Rogers State Park and ran on sections of the notorious Backbone Trail. Annie Thwing of Santa Barbara, California, won what appears to be her first ever ultramarathon just minutes ahead of second place in 6 hours and 17 seconds. Natasha Coe out of Wrightwood, California, took second in 6 hours, 4 minutes and 37 seconds. Kimberly Thompson-Panay of Los Angeles finished third in 6 hours, 13 minutes and 31 seconds. Tim Comay of Walnut Creek, California, the 2018 Quad Dipsea champion, won in 4 hours, 11 minutes and 23 seconds. Mario Martinez hailing from San Salvador, El Salvador, was second in 4 hours, 24 minutes and 44 seconds, and Brock Becker from Ventura, California, was third in 4 hours, 33 minutes and 31 seconds. Find the full results here.
At the Bobcat Trail Race 50k in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Monica Taylor from Golden, Colorado, won in the second-fastest time ever on the course and finished in third overall in 5 hours, 53 minutes and 43 seconds. Local favorite Brianna Williams was the runner-up in 6 hours, 43 minutes and 23 seconds, and Jennifer Wang out of Fort Collins, Colorado, rounded out the podium in 7 hours, 6 minutes and 11 seconds. On the men’s side, hometown hero Gil Allgood set a new course record and won in commanding fashion in 4 hours, 25 minutes and 59 seconds. Miguel Barrantes of San José, Costa Rica, came in second in 5 hours, 40 minutes and 3 seconds, and Brian Ditzler of Colorado Springs took third in 6 hours, 4 minutes and 48 seconds.
The Robin Ames Memorial Races 50k in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, the Gate 2 Gate 50k in Alachua, Florida, the MFAMTL 6-Hour in Rochester, New York, and the Womp Romp 50k in Hingham, Massachusetts, are already live and as more race directors post results online, you can find them on our Race Results page.
Where’d you race this weekend? Let us know below and if you’re racing this final weekend of October, keep us posted so we can include it in our What’s Up In Ultra in a few days.