Cleveland, Ohio, May 6. Sabrina Moran of Sussex, New Jersey broke the American record for 24 hours in winning the North Coast 24 Hour race, which also served as the USATF championships. Moran clocked 147.90 miles, breaking Sue Ellen Trapp’s long standing record of 145.288 miles.
Jon Olsen of Modesto, California doubled back from his impressive run at the World 100K Championships two weeks ago to win the men’s race. Olsen total of 158.53 miles places him eighth on the all-time US list. Runners were braced with gusty afternoon winds and temperatures in the upper 50s.
1. Jon Olsen, 37, Modesto, CA, 158.53 miles
2. Serge Arbona, 47, Parkville, MD, 153.43
3. Joe Fejes, 46, Hoschton, GA, 142.08
4. Brad Polman, 45, Broadview Heights, OH, 133.01
5. Ryan Jones, 32, Morrisville, PA, 129.35
1. Sabrina Moran, 25, Sussex, NJ, 147.90 miles (American record, old record 145.288 miles by Sue Ellen Trapp, 1993)
2. Connie Gardner, 48, Medina, OH, 142.32
3. Suzanna Bon, 47, Sonoma, CA, 133.97
4. Debra Horn, 53, Shaker Heights, OH, 124.60
5. Liz Bondar, 43, Madison Heights, MI, 112.59
Photo top: Sabrina Moran along the blustery shores of Lake Erie (photo by John McCarroll)