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Tonight’s highlights on our Ultra Weekend Recap have new course records at a 100-miler in Illinois, a 100k in Southern California, a 50/50 in Utah and more.
At the Hennepin Hundred in Sterling, Illinois, Taggart Vanetten from Morton, Illinois, ran 12 hours, 45 minutes and 59 seconds for the win and a new course record. Second place was Chris Stayman of Knoxville, Tennessee, in 13 hours, 9 minutes and 43 seconds, and the third-place male was Juan Moran from Beloit, Wisconsin, in 15 hours, 9 minutes and 45 seconds. Winning for the women and also setting a new course record was Rachel Ragona from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in 14 hours, 37 minutes and 5 seconds. Lauren Mitchell out of Woodbury, Minnesota, was the runner-up in 16 hours, 4 minutes and 21 seconds, and rounding out the women’s podium was Sarah Sandborn from Sunfield, Michigan, in 17 hours, 42 minutes and 24 seconds. Vanetten’s time is the top North American male this year and Ragona’s is the second-fastest female time so far. Check out the full results here.
East of San Diego, California, at the Cuyamaca 100k, Jade Belzberg from San Luis Obispo, California, won in 11 hours, 38 minutes and 28 seconds. Brittany McPhee of Loma Linda, California, was 30 minutes back in 12 hours, 8 minutes and 44 seconds. Third went to Elizabeth Helland in 12 hours, 34 minutes and 42 seconds. Nick Stenger of Seattle, Washington, won for the men in 10 hours, 30 minutes and 15 seconds. Orion Feist from Santee, California, took second in 11 hours, 19 minutes and 52 seconds, and local runner Evan Goodwin was third in 11 hours and 32 minutes. Find the full results on ultralive.net.
Adam Loomis out of Kamas, Utah, won and set a new course record at the DC Peaks 50-miler in Kaysville, Utah, on Saturday in 7 hours, 41 minutes. Tyler Weber from Lindon, Utah, was second in 9 hours, 2 minutes and 7 seconds and 5 minutes back, Devin Lang out of Wood Cross, Utah, claimed third place in 9 hours, 7 minutes and 57 seconds. Elizabeth Butler from Salt Lake City also set a new course record en route to winning the women’s title in 10 hours, 9 minutes and 11 seconds. Maria Guy out of South Salt Lake finished in second place in 10 hours, 29 minutes and 40 seconds, and Tara Miranda, traveling from El Cajon, California, came in third in 10 hours, 36 minutes and 26 seconds. Dive into the full 50-mile results here and the new 55k results here.
Our race results also feature results from the Flagstaff, Arizona’s Sky Mountain Runs 50k and 50-miler, The Naturalist 50k in Franklin, North Carolina, the Yankee Springs Fall Trail Run Festival 50k in Middleville, Michigan, the Shawnee 50/50 Trail Runs in West Portsmouth, Ohio, and more.
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